These Keto Meal Plans are all easy to prepare, delicious, and family friendly. You’ll find many different Keto Meal Plans in this post that makes following a Keto Diet easier.
Keto Meal Plans
Each Sunday afternoon I post my family’s Keto Meal Plan for the week. After seeing so many people in groups talk about how complicated following the Keto Diet seemed I thought that I would share our simple keto meal plan in hopes that it would help those who needed the inspiration to get started. I do keep our meal plan very basic as I drink my version of Bulletproof Coffee most mornings instead of eating breakfast. With four kids, it is just easier to drink coffee full of fat than worry about making breakfast for myself. If you’d like to add breakfast foods to your weekly meal plan, but aren’t sure where to start, here is a fantastic list of delicious Keto Breakfast Ideas.
To make it easier to find meal plans, I will update the meal plan list at the bottom of this post each week with a link to the newest meal plan. Currently, you’ll find links to over 29 weekly meal plans for your convenience. These Keto Meal Plans can be followed as is or feel free to pick and choose ideas from several different meal plans. Many people reference the Keto Meal Plans for inspiration without actually following them. Find whatever works best for you. The key to sticking to the Keto Diet is making sure that you find foods that you love and that work for your lifestyle.
How to Get Started on a Keto Diet
If you are brand new to the Keto Diet and don’t know where to start, research is your best friend when beginning any lifestyle change so that you can be your best health advocate. I have compiled a fantastic list of resources for the Keto Diet for Beginners that will be helpful. You’ll also want to check out these top 5 benefits of the Keto Diet.
How Do I Create Low Carb Meal Plans
Each week when I sit down to write out my meal plan, I first consider our schedule for the week. As I had mentioned before, I am a mom of four, and my kids are of varying ages, so we are often busy in the evenings with different activities or church. For evenings that we have commitments, I always choose an easy meal like Taco Salad that can be ready quickly and transported if needed to one of the kid’s games. Then, I go through my Keto Recipe Index and choose a couple of recipes for dinner that week. Usually, I make extra each night to cover our lunches for the next day since it is easier to cook more at one time than to prepare a different lunch each day of the week. As a homeschool mom especially, this keeps our lunch break from lasting too long and we don’t make a huge mess in the kitchen.
Do I Meal Prep Ahead of Time
I know that many people set aside time each week to meal prep one day. On that day they cook many different meals to last several days that week. I don’t personally do this. I just don’t have a day where I have several hours at once. Instead, I do little things when I cook that make my life easier. For example, I always buy several pounds of ground beef and brown it all at once then I divide it and freeze for later. That way when I am cooking a meal with ground beef, I can skip having to brown it, which saves a ton of time. Also, when I make bacon, I’ll make more than one pound at once to last for several days. I also double and triple recipes so that we have leftovers. These are all great time-saving tips that don’t require a lot of extra effort on my part. Five easy keto meal prep ideas is a fantastic resource that details some of these suggestions as well as a few more.
The Most Popular Keto Grocery Items
There are several items that I use in my recipes over and over that may or may not be readily available at your grocery store. You’ll want to stock these items so that you will have them on hand.
- Coconut Flour – I use coconut flour in my recipes due to my daughter’s almond allergy.
- Almond Flour
- Xanthan Gum – a keto friendly thickener used in soups, sauces, and some desserts
My Favorite Keto Sweeteners for Keto Desserts
I see questions all the time about the best Keto sweeteners to use in Keto recipes. I’ve listed my favorites below that you can find on Amazon and have shipped straight to your door. My two favorite Keto sweeteners are Swerve and Lakanto Monkfruit. Both are available in granulated, confectioners, and brown. In recipes, Swerve and Monkfruit are interchangeable.
Pyure– I use this liquid sweetener for my coffee
Keto Shopping Lists for Keto Meal Plans
There are many Keto friendly foods that you can find at you local grocery store. Below, I’ve included links to a general shopping list as well as store-specific lists for your convenience. Make sure to print out The Very Basic Keto Shopping List to keep handy when you go shopping. Remember, you won’t need every item on this list, you can stock your Keto pantry as items are needed.
- Amazon Keto Shopping List
- The Bery Best Basic Keto Shopping List
- Walmart Keto Shopping List – Top 16 Keto Items
- Costco Keto Shopping List
- Sam’s Club Keto Shopping List
- ALDI Keto Shopping List
- Target Keto Shopping List
Keto Meal Plans Master List
Each Sunday afternoon I post a new weekly meal plan. When I do, I will update this list with the lastest Keto Meal Plan so that all of them can be accessed at any time for your convenience. Don’t feel like you have to follow an entire meal plan as is. I create these merely for inspiration as I know each person has different tastes and foods they prefer.
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 2
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 3
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 4
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 5
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 6
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 7
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 8
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 9
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 10
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 11
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 12
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 13
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 14
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 15
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 16
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 17
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 18
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 19
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 20
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 21
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 22
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 23
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 24
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 25
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 26
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 27
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 28
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 29
- Keto/Low Carb Meal Plan 30