The 8 Tastiest Keto Recipes for a Spooky Halloween Celebration

Oct 22, 2021 — 6 mins read

"I'll switch back to keto after this."

Probably many of us have said the same thing to ourselves before big holidays like Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas.

Worry not, dear members, as we are here this holiday season to put your minds at ease – and satisfy your taste buds. 

These 8 tastiest keto-friendly Halloween recipes will make sure you won't miss any of the fun this October.

We’ve also snuck in a few treats to help you avoid any carby tricks.

(Yes, we just did that.)

Now you just have to worry about getting the right costume...

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Keto-Friendly Treats

As in – feel free to treat yourself to some delicious, keto-friendly snacks this Halloween! 

Here are our favorite sour keto treats that will be a great addition to your plate.

Serve them at your Halloween party or as a trick-or-treat for the "ghosts" that come by.

#1: Keto Deviled Eggs With Ham

Preparation time: 10min

For one serving, you will need:

  • Avocado, 1.5 medium
  • Ground black pepper, 1 pinch
  • Salt, 1 pinch
  • Egg, boiled, 2 medium
  • Ham, 2 slices
  • Dill, fresh, 1tbsp
  • Red bell pepper, 1 medium
  • Mayonnaise, 1tbsp
  • Olive oil, 1tbsp

Here’s how to prepare it:

  1. Cut your eggs lengthwise. Remove the yolks and set them aside.
  2. Place egg yolks, mayonnaise, chopped ham, avocado, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Mash and stir well.
  3. Place the egg white halves on a large platter. Fill the egg halves with the ham and yolk mixture and top with the chopped red pepper. 

Sprinkle with fresh dill and enjoy!

Nutritional value (1 serving):

  • Calories: 555.5kcal
  • Fat: 46g
  • Carbs: 7.92g
  • Protein: 28.9g

#2: Mini Eggplant Pizzas

Preparation time: 10min

For one serving, you will need:

  • Eggplant, sliced, 1 cup
  • Cheddar cheese, 0.5 cup
  • Olive oil, 1tbsp
  • Ground black pepper, 1 pinch
  • Cherry tomato, chopped, 2 medium
  • Basil, freshly chopped, 1tbsp 
  • Salt, 1 pinch

Here’s how to prepare it:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F/220°C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Drizzle both sides of the eggplants with olive oil and season with salt and ground black pepper.
  3. Place the eggplants on a baking sheet and bake until browned and almost tender, 6–8min.
  4. Then add chopped cherry tomatoes, basil leaves, and cheddar cheese to each eggplant slice. Bake until the cheese melts, about 3–5min.

Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional value (1 serving):

  • Calories: 415.19kcal
  • Fat: 35g
  • Carbs: 8.3g
  • Protein: 16.35g

Perfect Halloween-Themed Low-Carb Soups 

No spooky fall holiday meal starts without a hearty soup appetizer to get your taste buds in the mood for dinner.

Here are the best keto-friendly soups to warm you from the inside out on Halloween!

#3: Sausage and Canned Tomato Soup With Jalapeños

Preparation time: 50min

For one serving, you will need:

  • Olive oil, 1.5tbsp
  • Spinach, 1 cup
  • Green bell pepper, 0.5 medium
  • Canned tomatoes, 0.25 cup
  • Jalapeño, 1 medium
  • Onion powder, 0.25tsp
  • Chili powder, 3 pinches
  • Ground cumin, 0.25tsp
  • Garlic powder, 0.25tsp
  • Italian seasoning, 0.25tsp
  • Salt, 0.5tsp
  • Chicken sausage, 85g
  • Chicken broth, 0.5 cup

Here’s how to prepare it:

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Once hot, add the sausage and fry until browned.
  2. While the sausage is cooking, chop green peppers and jalapeño into small pieces. Add the peppers to the pot and stir. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Stir in the canned tomatoes and spinach.
  4. Let everything cook with the lid on until the spinach is wilted, about 6–7min.
  5. Once the spinach has wilted, add the seasonings and broth to the pot. Mix well.
  6. Put the lid back on and cook, covered, for 30min, reducing the heat to medium-low.
  7. Remove the lid from the pot and let the dish simmer for another 15min.

Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional value (1 serving):

  • Calories: 415.19kcal
  • Fat: 35g
  • Carbs: 8.3g
  • Protein: 16.35g

#4: Curried Cauliflower Soup

Preparation time: 30min

For one serving, you will need:

  • Red onion, chopped, 0.5tbsp
  • Garlic, 0.5 cloves
  • Cauliflower, 0.5 cup
  • Coconut milk, 0.5 cup
  • Coconut oil, 0.5tsp
  • Vegetable broth, 0.5 cup
  • Curry powder, 1 pinch
  • Ground turmeric, 1 pinch
  • Sea salt, 1 pinch

Here’s how to prepare it:

  1. Heat the coconut oil in a large skillet over medium heat. 
  2. Finely slice the garlic and add it to the pan. Add the onion, curry powder, and turmeric too.
  3. Add the cauliflower to the pan along with the water and stir-fry for 4–5min.
  4. Add the stock and coconut milk to the pan, stir well, and season to taste. Bring the mixture to a boil and then simmer for 10min.
  5. Transfer the mixture to a blender or process with a hand blender until completely smooth.
  6. Serve immediately and drizzle with a bit of coconut milk.

Enjoy!

Nutritional value (1 serving):

  • Calories: 415.19kcal
  • Fat: 35g
  • Carbs: 8.3g
  • Protein: 16.35g

Keto-Friendly Halloween Dinner Ideas

Isn’t the spooky Halloween dinner the best part of the whole holiday? 

We think it definitely is!

Whether you are getting together with your friends or hosting a small dinner with your family, you'll have a blast with these ideas for a delicious feast.

#5: Pumpkin Salad With Chicken

Preparation time: 15min

For one serving, you will need:

  • Sesame seeds, 2tbsp
  • Canola oil, 4tsp
  • Chicken breast, 100g
  • Pumpkin, chopped, 0.5 cup
  • Spring mix salad, chopped, 1 cup
  • Salt, 1 pinch
  • Ground black pepper, 1 pinch
  • Dill, freshly chopped, 1tbsp
  • Ground paprika, 1 pinch

Here’s how to prepare it:

  1. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Season it with salt, ground paprika, and ground black pepper.
  2. Heat half of the canola oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken and fry, occasionally stirring, for about 5–6min.
  3. Meanwhile, preheat the grill or a grill pan to medium-high heat. Place the pumpkin wedges on a grill and cook both sides for 3–5min.
  4. Place the grilled pumpkin and cooked chicken in a bowl. Add the salad mix, sesame seeds, and dill. Drizzle with the remaining canola oil, mix well.

Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional value (1 serving):

  • Calories: 406kcal
  • Fat: 29g
  • Carbs: 10.7g
  • Protein: 27g

#6: Keto Casserole With Tuna and Cauliflower

Preparation time: 40min

For one serving, you will need:

  • Tuna, canned, without oils
  • Cheddar cheese, 0.6 cup
  • Butter, 0.5tbsp
  • Salt, 1 pinch
  • Ground black pepper, 1 pinch
  • Cream cheese, 34% fat, 0.25 cup
  • Garlic, minced, 1 clove
  • Cauliflower, 1 cup

Here’s how to prepare it:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F/176°C.
  2. Cut the cauliflower into small, bite-sized florets and place them in a baking dish. Add the tuna and stir. Set aside.
  3. Place the cream cheese and butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir until the cheese is melted and thoroughly blended.
  4. Stir in the shredded cheddar cheese, garlic, salt, and pepper. Mix everything together until well blended.
  5. Pour the cheese mixture over the cauliflower and tuna mixture.
  6. Bake the casserole for 20–25 minutes or until bubbling and golden.

Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional value (1 serving):

  • Calories: 672kcal
  • Fat: 50g
  • Carbs: 13.69g
  • Protein: 41.37g

Sweet Keto Treats for Halloween

Here comes the best part of Halloween – the sweet treats!

Be sure to enjoy them without any guilt and share it with your loved ones.

#7: Pumpkin Muffins

Preparation time: 30min

For 6 servings, you will need:

  • Avocado oil, 1tsp
  • Eggs, 4 large
  • Pure pumpkin puree, 0.5 cup 
  • Butter unsalted, melted, and slightly cooled, 4tsp
  • Erythritol, granular, 2tbsp 
  • Vanilla extract, 2tsp 
  • Ground cinnamon, 2tsp 
  • Almond flour, 6tsp 
  • Baking powder, 1tsp 

Here’s how to prepare it:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F/175°C.
  2. Line 6 muffin tins with foil or silicone liners and spray with oil.
  3. Whisk together the eggs, pumpkin puree, melted butter, erythritol, vanilla, and cinnamon in a medium bowl.
  4. Add the almond flour and stir patiently until the batter is very smooth. Finally, mix in the baking powder.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared muffin tins.
  6. Bake until the muffins are set and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean (about 25min).
  7. Transfer the muffins to a cooling rack and let cool completely.

Enjoy!

Nutritional value (2 muffins):

  • Calories: 515kcal
  • Fat: 46g
  • Carbs: 11.7g
  • Protein: 14g

#8: Almond Truffles

Preparation time: 30min

For 10 servings, you will need:

  • Vanilla extract, 0.25tsp 
  • Erythritol, granular, 2tbsp
  • Mascarpone, 1 cup 
  • Almonds, 0.25 cup 
  • Cocoa powder, unsweetened, 0.25 cup

Here’s how to prepare it:

  1. In a small bowl, combine mascarpone, vanilla extract, cocoa powder, and erythritol.
  2. Mix gently but thoroughly with a fork or spatula until well blended and smooth.
  3. Roll the dough by hand into 10 balls about 2.50cm in diameter. If it's too soft, chill for 10 minutes and try again.
  4. Put the chopped almonds on a small plate and roll the truffles in it until they are completely covered.
  5. Chill for 30 minutes before serving. 

Enjoy!

Nutritional value (1 truffel):

  • Calories: 108kcal
  • Fat: 10.5g
  • Carbs: 2.5g
  • Protein: 1.9g

Keto Cycle wishes you a spooky Halloween!

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