Appetizers are one of the nutrients we can not do without. They boost our appetite by wetting our throats for the main dish and help prepare our stomachs to receive these sumptuous dishes. But knowing that most appetizers are high in fats and carbs but low in proteins may raise a red flag for our ketogenic diet plan. So how do we go about this? 

In this article, I will walk you through the ten best appetizers that fit perfectly into your ketogenic diet plan and save you the headache of deciding which appetizer aligns with your diet plan.

Without further ado, let us check them out.

10 Homemade Appetizers You Can Explore From Anywhere in the World

  1. Cheese Crackers Junk Food Style

Cheese Crackers Junk Food Style is your best option whenever you feel nauseous but need to eat to fill yourself up. Cheese crackers junk food is a crunchy cheese mix that gives you a junk food sensation without breaking outside your keto diet plan. Cheese cracker junk food is low in carbs and pretty easy to make.

Main Ingredients: Flour (Almond), Egg, and Cheese Powder.

  1. Jalapeno Poppers

Are you having an Owambe and don’t know what to serve before the main dish? Worry no more because Jalapeno Poppers will do just that for you. Jalapeno Poppers are spicy appetizers that help start dinners or parties. It is made with bacon and jalapeno peppers, and you can be assured that it is low in carbs and full of amazing flavor. Which means you are still in your Keto Diet Plan.

Main Ingredients: Jalapeno Peppers, Cream Cheese, Bacon, and Cheddar Cheese.

  1. French Fries

Perhaps you cannot wait further for Prime Grubhub delivery, with each French Fries coated in a layer of golden crisp that gives way to a soft, welcoming sensation in the mouth; you want to avoid forgoing this. Keto French fries will help you have both the fry and crisp sensation and also help you stay committed to your Keto Diet Plan because they are also a Low Carbs snack.

Ingredients: Turnips, Beef Tallow, Garlic, Onion Powder, and Pepper.

  1. Mozzarella Sticks

Has your childhood and family hangout helped stock those crunchy Mozzarella appetizer memories in your mind? And the priceless value won’t want you crossing it off because of your Keto Plan?

Keto Mozzarella sticks are here to save the day with about 22% of fats, 32% of protein, and 1% of carbs per serving. Two sticks will fit perfectly into your keto diet menu.

Ingredients: Pork, Garlic Powder, Pepper, and Parmesan Cheese.

  1. Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Yet another party buster, these delicious bite-sized meatballs will fill the mouth with the sweetness and moisture it needs to put a smile on. Buffalo Chicken Meatballs prepares the stomach for the main dish in a unique way without breaking the Keto Diet Plan.

With high proteins and fats, buffalo chicken meatballs are one of the homemade appetizers you do not want to miss out on.

Ingredients: Chicken, Egg, Breadcrumbs, Milk, Flour, Celery, and Butter.

  1. Broccoli Cheese Soup

Broccoli cheese soup is an appetizer that starts a party in your mouth. This creamy, tasty goodness does not require flour or xanthan gum to perfect its magic.

Having about 44% fats, 25% protein, and 4% carbs per serving which is a bowl, It deserves a space on the keto diet menu.

Main Ingredients: Broccoli, Carrots, Onion, Heavy cream, Cream cheese, cheddar Cheese, and Chicken Broth.

  1. French Onion Soup

Resisting a soup made with beef stock topped and caramelized onions with toasted bread and cheese on a nice cold day is close to losing a lifetime opportunity.

 French onion soup is an exceptional french soup with a beefy and cheesy taste at the expense of a low carbs content, and it is one of the keto appetizers you should add to your menu list.

Main Ingredients: Butter, Onion, White Wine, and Pepper.

  1. Tomato Soup

One of the most popular appetizers, endowed with a lot of vitamins that are very beneficial to the body and low carb, is tomato soup. Although this depends on the ingredients used if you want to make a keto tomato soup, add some fresh herbs. Keto tomato soup will have approximately 1% carbs per serving.

Main Ingredients: Tomatoes, Garlic, Onion, Chicken Broth, Bay Leaves, Oregano, and Pepper.

  1. Avocado Deviled Eggs

The avocado-deviled egg is a creamy and tasty appetizer rich in proteins. And if you would agree with me, this makes it a perfect keto appetizer. Preparing this appetizer does not take much time, and a well-prepared avocado-deviled egg will have about 7% fats, 7% protein, and 1% carbs per serving. 

Main Ingredients:  Avocado, Mustard, Lemon Juice, Pepper, and Sweet Relish.

  1. Ranch Dip

There are a lot of dips that are both thick and creamy, and most of them are high in carbs. But if you want a dip that will fit into your keto diet plan, then ranch dip is the best option.

Ranch dip is perfect for dipping Veggies, wings, and crackers. With its low volume of carbs and high volume of fats and protein, it is a good appetizer for your keto menu.

Main Ingredients: Sour Cream, Dill, Parsley, Pepper, and Mayo.


Appetizers, though not as popular as indigenous food,  have proven over the years to be one of the ways to connect with the people around us, including friends and family. However, picking the right appetizer that fits into your keto diet may be challenging. Remember, a healthier appetizer can relieve stress, revive joy and conversation at this time of day, and allow you to spend more time with your family. So update your Keto menu now.

Author: Hi, my name is Taiwo Sotikare. You can contact me at 



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