Low-Carb Gluten-Free Holiday Recipes

BIRTHDAYS

Recipe Key:

  • Atkins Induction Friendly= IF
  • Gluten Free = GF
  • Sugar Free = SF
  • Vegetarian = V
  • Less than 5 net carbs per serving = -5

Vesna’s Oopsie Birthday Cake IF, GF, SF, V
Meat Birthday Cake IF, GF, SF, -5
Vanilla Ice Cream GF, SF, V, -5
Paleo Vegan Ice Cream GF, SF, V
Taste the Rainbow Cheesecake
GF, SF, V

MARDI GRAS

King Cakes [Pictured] IF, GF, SF, V,-5

Valentine’s Day


 

Valentine’s Day Mini Pizzas IF, GF, SF, >5
Pink Peppermint Cream Puffs [Pictured] IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Mini Mascarpone Bites GF, SF, V, >5

CHINESE NEW YEAR



Low Carb Wonton Soup
GF, SF
Low Carb Wonton Wrappers GF, SF, -5
Cream Cheese Wontons GF, SF, V, -5
Beef and Broccoli IF, GF, SF, -5
Szechwan Beef IF, GF, SF, -5
Ginger Dipping Sauce GF, SF, V,  -5
Egg Drop Soup IF, GF, SF, -5
Low Carb Fried Rice IF, GF, SF, -5
Low Carb Rice IF, GF, SF, V,  -5
Zippy Chicken Chinese Stir-Fry IF, GF, SF, -5

Other
Low Carb Fortune Cookies SF, V, -5 [Not Gluten-Free]

Easter

Bacon, Cheese and Chive Stuffed Ham [Pictured] IF, GF, SF, -5
Spring Layered Sponge Cake SF, GF, V

 

Cinco de Mayo

Low Carb RiceIF, GF, SF, V, V+, -5
Queso Cheese Sauce IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Easy Taco Bowls IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Easy Taco Shells IF, GF, SF, -5
Zucchini Taco Shells IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Cauliflower Taco Shells IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Spanish Rice IF, GF, SF, V, V+, -5
Crisp Taco Bowls IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Enchiladas IF, GF, SF, -5
Tostadas IF, GF, SF,  -5
Quesadillas IF, GF, SF,-5
Layered Taco Dip IF, GF, SF, -5
Tex-Mex Scramble IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Flan IF, GF, SF, V,  -5
Taco Pizza IF, GF, SF, -5
Doritos Chips IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Cheese Chicken Dorito Chips IF, GF, SF, -5
Macho Nachos IF, GF, SF
Cauliflower Nacho Chips IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Zucchini Nacho Chips IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Cup-o-Taco  IF, GF, SF,-5
Turkey Taco Shells IF, GF, SF, -5
Crispy Inside Out Tacquitos IF, GF, SF, -5
Mexican Spaghetti Squash Bake [Pictured] IF, GF, SF, -5
Chipotle Burrito Bowl IF, GF, SF, -5
American Cheese Sauce IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Cream of Jalapeno Soup IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Taco Meat IF, GF, SF, -5
Mexican Meatloaf IF, GF, SF, -5
Diana’s Mexican Bake IF, GF, SF, -5
Horchata SF, GF, V,  -5
Crock Pot Festive Chicken IF, GF, SF, -5

PICNICS, FOURTH OF JULY, LABOR DAY

Snacks
Crispy Celeriac Chips
IF, GF, SF, V,  -5
Popcorn IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Cheetos IF, GF, SF, V, -5

Snack Platter Ideas IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Cheese Chicken Dorito Chips IF, GF, SF, -5

Sides and Spreads
Fresh Dill Relish IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Potatoless Potato Salad IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Loaded Baked Potato Salad IF, GF, -5
Fruit Kebabs GF, SF, V
Avocado Feta Salsa IF, GF, SF, V,-5
Hot Cheesy Chicken Artichoke Dip IF, GF, SF, -5
Basic Coleslaw IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Parmesan Vegetable Salad IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Sexy Egg SaladIF, GF, SF, V, -5
Hawaiian Relish GF, SF, -5
Easy Pickle Relish IG, GF, SF, V, V+, -5
Sour Cream Dressing IF, GF, SF, V, -5  
Lazy Ranch Dressing IF, GF, SF, V, -5 

Other
Festive Pasta Salad SF, V [Not Gluten-Free]
Grilled Tuna Pasta Salad SF, V  [Not Gluten-Free]

Main Dishes
Foil-Wrapped Skewerless Steak Kebabs IF, GF, SF,  -5
Boneless Chicken Wings IF, GF, SF, -5
Sam Paul’s Kicked Up Chicken Wings IF, GF, SF, -5
Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Turkey Breasts IF, GF, SF, -5
Seven Minute Steak IF, GF, SF, -5
Loaded Andouille
IF, GF, SF, -5
Loaded Coney Dog IF, GF, SF, -5
Cow Dog in a Blanket IF, GF, SF, -5
Loaded Chili Dogs IF, GF, SF, -5
Grilled Chicken Framboise

Drinks
Easy Lemonade GF, SF, V, -5
Unsweetened Iced Mint Tea IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Unsweetened Iced Tea IF, GF, SF, V, -5

Desserts
Fruit Dessert Pizza GF, SF, V
Red White & Blue Dessert Pizza GF, SF, V
Chocolate Cookie Pizza GF, SF

HALLOWEEN

Fun ideas for kids
Halloween Pizza IF, GF, SF, -5
Halloween Jell-o Wigglers IF, GF, SF, -5

Thanksgiving


Turkey
Safe Turkey Prep

Deep Fried Turkey IF, GF, SF, <5
Brined Turkey IF, GF, SF, <5
Roasted Turkey IF, GF, SF, <5
Smoked Turkey IF, GF, SF, <5
Turkey-tacular Salisbury Steaks with gravy IF, GF, SF, -5 

Sides
Hold the Carbs Mashed Fauxtatoes IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Mashed Cauliflower IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Twice-Baked Yams (Pumpkin) IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Twice-Baked Yams (cauliflower) IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Prepare Fresh Pumpkin IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Fresh Cranberry Sauce GF, SF, V, V, -5
Savory Turkey Stuffing IF, GF, SF, V, -5

Gravies
Gravy From Broth IF, GF, SF, -5
Easy Turkey Gravy IF, GF, SF, -5
Giblet Gravy IF, GF, SF, -5
Bouillon Gravy IF, GF, SF, -5

Leftovers
Turkey Pot Pie IF, GF, SF, -5
Turkey-tacular Salisbury Steaks with gravy IF, GF, SF, -5 

Desserts
Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake IF, GF, SF, V
Kahlua Cocoa Coffee Cheesecake IF*, GF, SF, V (*if crust free)
Caramel Apple Cheesecake  SF, GF, V  

 

Hanukkah

Crock Pot Beef Brisket IF, GF, SF, -5
Hanukkah Melon Dreidels GF, SF, V
Zucchini Latkes IF, GF, V, -5
Jicama Latkes IF, GF, V, -5;

Christmas

Old-Fashioned Egg Nog GF, SF, V

New Year’s Eve

General
Bacon Meatball Croquets IF, GF, SF, -5
Beef Jerky IF, GF, SF, -5
Zesty Beef Jerky IF, GF, SF, -5
Spicy Beef Jerky IF, GF, SF, -5
BBQ Meatballs IF, SF, GF, -5

Boneless Chicken Wings IF, GF, SF, -5
Breadsticks IF, GF, SF, -5
Cauliflower Tater Tots IF, GF, SF, -5
Cheetos IF, GF, SF, -5
Chili Cheese Tots IF, GF, SF, -5
Chipless Nachos IF, GF, SF, -5
Crispy Celeriac Chips [Pictured] IF, GF, SF, V,-5
Fried Pickle Planks IF, GF, SF, -5
Italian Nachos IF, GF, SF, -5
Like Potato Skins IF, GF, SF, -5
Macho Nacho Salad IF, GF, SF, -5
Mini Taco Shells and Bowls IF, GF, SF, -5
Mozzarella Cheese Sticks IF, GF, SF, -5
Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs IF, GF, SF, -5
Pizza in a Cone IF, GF, SF, -5
Popcorn IF, GF, SF, -5
Mini Pizzas IF, GF, SF, -5
Snack Platter Ideas IF, GF, SF, -5
Sam Paul’s Kicked Up Chicken Wings IF, GF, SF, -5
Roasted Green Beans for Dipping IF, GF, SF, V, -5 

Crackers and Chips
Basic Flax Cracker IF, GF, SF, -5
Cauliflower Doritos IF, GF, SF, -5
Cauliflower Nacho Chips IF, GF, SF, -5
Cheese Chicken Dorito Chips IF, GF, SF, -5
Cheese Round Crackers IF, GF, SF, -5
Flax Round Crackers IF, GF, SF, -5
Jerky, The Meat Cracker of Champions IF, GF, SF, -5
Roasted Veggie Cheese Crackers IF, GF, SF, -5
Zucchini Doritos IF, GF, SF, -5
Zucchini Nacho Chips IF, GF, SF, -5

Dips and Spreads
American Cheese Sauce IF, GF, SF, -5
Queso Cheese Sauce IF, GF, SF, -5
Avocado Feta Salsa IF, GF, SF, -5
Hot Cheesy Chicken Artichoke Dip IF, GF, SF, -5
Strawberry Flax Cracker and Spread IF, GF, SF, -5
Taco Dip IF, GF, SF, -5
Veggie Dipping Sauce IF, GF, SF, V, -5 
Sour Cream Dressing 
IF, GF, SF, V, -5 
Lazy Ranch Dressing IF, GF, SF, V, -5 

GAME DAY

General

Bacon Meatball Croquets IF, GF, SF, -5
BBQ Meatballs IF, SF, GF, -5

Beef Jerky IF, GF, SF, -5
Zesty Beef Jerky IF, GF, SF, -5
Spicy Beef Jerky IF, GF, SF, -5
Boneless Chicken Wings IF, GF, SF, -5
Breadsticks IF, GF, SF, -5
Cauliflower Tater Tots IF, GF, SF, -5
Cheetos IF, GF, SF, -5
Chili Cheese Tots IF, GF, SF, -5
Chipless Nachos IF, GF, SF, -5
Crispy Celeriac Chips IF, GF, SF, -5
Fried Pickle Planks IF, GF, SF, -5
Italian Nachos IF, GF, SF, -5
Like Potato Skins IF, GF, SF, -5
Macho Nacho Salad [Pictured] IF, GF, SF, -5
Mini Taco Shells and Bowls IF, GF, SF, -5
Mozzarella Cheese Sticks IF, GF, SF, -5
Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs IF, GF, SF, -5
Pizza in a Cone IF, GF, SF, -5
Popcorn IF, GF, SF, -5
Mini Pizzas IF, GF, SF, -5
Snack Platter Ideas IF, GF, SF, -5
Sam Paul’s Kicked Up Chicken Wings IF, GF, SF, -5

Crackers and Chips
Basic Flax Cracker IF, GF, SF, -5
Cauliflower Doritos IF, GF, SF, -5
Cauliflower Nacho Chips IF, GF, SF, -5
Cheese Chicken Dorito Chips IF, GF, SF, -5
Cheese Round Crackers IF, GF, SF, -5
Flax Round Crackers IF, GF, SF, -5
Jerky, The Meat Cracker of Champions IF, GF, SF, -5
Roasted Veggie Cheese Cracker IF, GF, SF, -5
Zucchini Doritos IF, GF, SF, -5
Zucchini Nacho Chips IF, GF, SF, -5

Dips and Spreads
Blue Cheese Bacon Dip  IF, GF, SF, -5
American Cheese Sauce IF, GF, SF, -5
Queso Cheese Sauce IF, GF, SF, -5
Avocado Feta Salsa IF, GF, SF, -5
Hot Cheesy Chicken Artichoke Dip IF, GF, SF, -5
Strawberry Flax Cracker and Spread IF, GF, SF, -5
Taco Dip IF, GF, SF, -5
Sour Cream Dressing 
IF, GF, SF, V, -5
Lazy Ranch Dressing IF, GF, SF, V, -5