These Are The Keto Thanksgiving Desserts You Need

During the holidays staying on a typical diet is hard. Yet, keto isn’t a typical diet! You can enjoy a lot of your classic desserts such as pumpkin pie, cheesecake and more all while sticking to your diet.

thanksgiving desserts pumpkin bar, pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin pie and pumpkin cookies

Keto thanksgiving recipes, side dishes and now desserts can be used to throw your family a holiday they won’t forget. When starting keto it you think you don’t have many options. But, I am here to tell you that the options are almost limitless. Your favorites pie desserts, cheesecakes, cupcakes and more can calm that sweet tooth after you meal.

It’s known that traditional desserts are loaded with sugar. This will cause insulin levels to rise and a roller coaster with your blood glucose levels. Using keto sweeteners as a substitution you won’t have these problems but can still enjoy the sweet flavor that we love so much!

keto pumpkin cookies
keto pumpkin cookies

Keto Cookies

Cookies are great because they are something you can easily snack on without overwhelming yourself and leaving room for more. There are classic keto cookie recipes then holiday themed cookies with cinnamon and nutmeg perfect for Thanksgiving!

Keto peanut butter cookies on countertop
peanut butter keto cookies

Keto Cheesecake Recipes

Would it be the holidays without a slice of rich, creamy cheesecake? I find that hard to believe and on keto there are so many sugar-free options and customizations from a classic, no bake all the way to fruit topped cakes.

Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake
keto pumpkin cheesecake

Classic Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

Classics are always timeless and staples you’ll find at everyones table during Thanksgiving!

Keto Brownies
keto brownies
Keto Pumpkin Pie
keto pumpkin pie
Keto Pumpkin Bars
keto pumpkin bars

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How to stay keto on Thanksgiving?

The secret isn’t just in the desserts it is in the entire meal. Thanksgiving is a holiday full of carbs from the pastas, rice and different forms of casseroles. The desserts aren’t the only worry. The best way to stay on low-carb is to eat keto friendly foods. Now, dirty keto may be more beneficial to try things here or there. Surprisingly, once keto adapted you will be able to get away with more. Just be careful and aim for majority of keto friendly foods that day.

What desserts should I make for Thanksgiving?

That depends on what you and your family like. There are traditional desserts that are pumpkin spice based such as pumpkin pie or more nutty like pecan pie. Spices are great fall flavors this time of year as in snickerdoodle cookies. Another thing to consider is how long you want to stay in the kitchen. It can be tiring if you are already planning the entire meal. Maybe a no bake dessert such as banana pudding or easy like cheesecake jars are better for you.

How do I make keto Thanksgiving desserts?

Easy, you will need a great keto dessert recipe but one aimed at the holiday itself. Understanding which keto sweeteners you want to use in your ingredients because there will be recipes that need brown sugar sweetener, granulated and powdered sweetener. They all have their places on the keto diet. Now, do you want almond flour or coconut flour? I suggest almond unless you have a nut-allergy for desserts. Then, that’s it! Begin making recipes and seeing what you like the most!

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