Keto-friendly Recipes for the Big Game

February 3, 2018


Despite what you might think, it’s not impossible to make a feast for the big game and stay on your ketogenic diet. There are tons of keto-friendly recipes you can enjoy guilt free. Here are our #1 draft picks for Sunday:

“Kickoff” Keto Caprese Salad

Kick off your party with this quick, easy and delicious keto-friendly recipe.


  • 2 large organic or heirloom tomatoes
  • 12 ounces organic mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 6 tablespoons virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzle
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Make a basil garnish by combining chopped basil with 2 Tbsp. olive oil.
  2. Slice tomatoes into ¼ in. slices. You should be able to get at least 6 slices from each tomato.
  3. Cut your Mozzarella into 1 oz. or ¼ in. slices.
  4. On a serving plate, layer tomato, mozzarella, then basil garnish.
  5. Dust with salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil.

Nutrition Facts:

Servings: 4
Calories: 451
Fat: 40g
Net Carbs: 4.4g
Protein: 20g

“Hail Mary” Wild Boar Bacon Keto Burger

If the game gets dull, bring out these little burgers to bring your crowd back to life.


  • 12 slices thick-cut Wild Boar bacon
  • 12 (1-inch) cubes cheddar cheese
  • 12 (1-ounce) raw sausage patties
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cumin
  • Onion powder
  • Parsley


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Lay out your raw sausage patties on the sheet, evenly spaced.
  4. Sprinkle with seasonings.
  5. In the middle of each sausage patty, place a cube of cheese.
  6. Wrap the sausage around the cheese to form a ball.
  7. Wrap each sausage ball with bacon.
  8. Bake for 1 hour at 350°F.
  9. Serve with ketchup, mustard and relish.

Nutrition Facts:

Servings: 12
Calories: 250
Fat: 21g
Net Carbs: 1.4g
Protein: 14g

“Run out the Clock” Keto Slow Cooker Steak Chili

Get the house smelling great on game day with this slow cooker keto-friendly recipe.


  • 2 ½ lbs. grass-fed steak, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ cup sliced leeks
  • 2 cups canned tomatoes
  • 1 cup beef stock

Toppings (optional):

  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Avocado
  • Fresh cilantro


  1. Put all your ingredients into a slow cooker.
  2. Cook on high for 6 hours.
  3. Stir the ingredients before serving, breaking up the large chunks of beef and tomatoes into smaller pieces.
  4. Add toppings and serve.

Nutrition Facts:

Servings: 12 (½ cup)
Calories: 478
Fat: 38g
Net Carbs: 5g
Protein: 29g

“MVP” Keto Baked Chicken Wings

The most valuable plate at the party is the one with these wings on them.


  • 3 lbs. organic free-range chicken wings and drums
  • ¼ cup organic butter
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • Hot sauce of choice


  1. Mix together baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  2. Put all the chicken wings into a plastic bag. Add the baking soda mixture, seal the bag and shake to coat the wings.
  3. Place coated wings on a wire rack and set in the fridge overnight to dry.
  4. Preheat your oven to 450°F.
  5. Bake wings in the oven for 20 minutes.
  6. Flip wings and bake for an additional 15 minutes or until crispy.
  7. Coat with hot sauce and serve.

Nutrition Facts:

Servings: 5
Calories (per wing): ~200
Fat: 57g
Net Carbs: 0.5g
Protein: 65g

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