Keto Diet Meal Plan + Printable Meal Plan
If you are following a ketogenic diet, then this Printable Keto Diet Meal Plan is going to be a lifesaver. It can be so hard to figure out what to have for your meals each week, especially with special dietary restrictions. This is a great place to begin making your own keto friendly menu that is easy to pull together and will be guaranteed to please your family.
Printable Keto Diet Meal PlanFirst and foremost, let's look at what a keto diet actually is. We have great tips on how to get started on a ketogenic diet, but you may want a fast refresher. A keto diet is simply one that focuses on eating more protein and fats while strictly limiting your carbohydrate intake. As you use our printable for your meals, you'll see most of these recipes are highly focused on protein with moderate to high fats. What you won't find are potatoes, rice, beans, and other starchy foods.
How to Utilize a Meal PlanWhen you are meal planning in any form, you can always use my Prep Ahead Meals from Scratch for tips on how to cook proteins in batches. This is so helpful for the keto diet and will save not only time but ultimately money. A meal plan like this one gives you a basic guideline of what you should have to eat every day.
Print the meal plan, then compile your grocery list for the week by making note of what you already have on hand in your pantry, and what is needed.
Breakfast Keto Diet Meal PlanFor breakfast, we are including some of our favorite recipes from our keto breakfast recipes list. Some of these will create enough for multiple days of breakfasts, so we will only be sharing a few recipes. Additionally, I am assuming this meal plan will be for your whole family and not just one person.
Monday: 2 servings Sheet Pan Scrambled Eggs with 3 slices bacon
Tuesday: 1 slice Keto Banana Walnut Bread with 3 slices bacon
Wednesday: 2 servings Sheet Pan Scrambled Eggs with 3 slices bacon
Thursday: 1 slice Keto Banana Walnut Bread with 3 slices bacon
Friday: 2 Green Chili Chicken Egg Cups
Saturday: 2 Cream Cheese Pancakes with 3 slices bacon
Sunday: 2 Cream Cheese Pancakes with 3 slices bacon
Recipes needed for keto breakfasts:
Sheet Pan Scrambled Eggs from Premeditated Leftovers
Keto Banana Walnut Bread from Keto Size Me
Green Chili Chicken Egg Cups from Isabel Eats
Cream Cheese Pancakes from I Breathe I'm Hungry
Lunch Keto Diet Meal PlanIn our house, lunch is often leftovers. However, when following the ketogenic diet, you may need something different. On this printable keto diet meal plan, I am including some lunch ideas from our list of keto lunch recipes. The goal is to make this a convenient lunch option for you.
Monday: Broccoli and Quinoa Salad
Tuesday: Broccoli and Quinoa Salad
Wednesday: Loaded Chicken Salad with cheese crisps or vegetables
Thursday: Loaded Chicken Salad with cheese crisps or vegetables
Friday: Cheeseburger Soup
Saturday: Cheeseburger Soup
Sunday: Keto Zucchini Bites
Recipes needed for keto lunches:
Broccoli and Quinoa Salad from Premeditated Leftovers (skip the honey in the dressing and substitute with Swerve instead)
Loaded Chicken Salad from Buns in My Oven (served without crackers)
Cheeseburger Soup from It's a Keeper
Keto Zucchini Bites from Stockpiling Moms
Dinner Keto Diet Meal PlanI used our list of keto slow cooker recipes and keto pressure cooker recipes to build the evening meal portion of our printable keto diet meal plan. You'll love how easy these meals are to make with both of these handy kitchen tools. I use the 6-quart Crock-pot Programmable Cook and Carry option most often, and the popular Instant Pot 6-quart DUO60 is a great choice in an electric pressure cooker.
Monday: Crockpot No Noodle Chicken Soup
Tuesday: Crockpot Italian Swiss Steak and Cauliflower Rice
Wednesday: Crockpot No Noodle Chicken Soup
Thursday: Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken with Broccoli
Friday: Slow Cooker Chipotle Pork
Saturday: Slow Cooker Turkey Stuffed Peppers
Sunday: Slow Cooker Red Wine Beef Brisket with Asparagus
Recipes used for keto dinners:
Crockpot No Noodle Chicken Soup from Sassy Southern Yankee
Crockpot Italian Swiss Steak from Flour on My Face (serve with cauliflower rice instead of pasta)
Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken from Third Stop on the Right
Slow Cooker Chipotle Pork from My Life Cookbook (serve with cauliflower rice)
Slow Cooker Turkey Stufffed Peppers from Stockpiling Moms
Slow Cooker Red Wine Beef Brisket from The Magical Slow Cooker (skip the carrots)