Keto Preserving: 4 of the Best Recipes for Beginners: If you follow a keto diet or a low carb diet, preserving low carb veggies is technique that can help you access minimally processed vegetables when they are out of season or when you are simply not able to run to the store. This post will share 4 of the best keto preserving recipes for beginners plus a great keto meal planning tool that will save you a ton of time.
Canning is a simple way of preserving food in BPA-free glass jars so they are shelf-stable for a year or longer. You might think of canning as a way of making jam and jelly, and it is, but reimagine it instead as a method to help you attain your low carb diet goals.
Once you can some or all the following recipes, you can use my friend Elisa’s Keto Meal Planning Resource to use theme nights to plan out a whole week -or more!- of keto meals- and use these keto friendly canning recipes as ingredients. It’s a genius pairing, really.
Canning in a modern home is fast and fun. If you haven’t tried it, you can take my quick, FREE Canning Basics Course to teach you how to preserve these recipes (and any canning recipe!) in jars. You can sign up right here!
Let’s get you excited about keto preserving with these beginner friendly recipes!
Roasted bell peppers are versatile in Mediterranean or Mexican dishes, and are right at home mixed with white or red meat. They add a ton of flavor to any dish- especially in the dead of winter when delicious veggies are harder to find. Get the recipe right here!
Pickled carrots are a super simple preserve that satisfy the craving for a salty snack. Where you used to grab a bag of chips, now you’ll grab a jar of pickled carrots. Aside from snacking straight out of the jar, they are great adding color and flavor to salads. Read the easy recipe now!
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I always tell people if I had to can one recipe for the rest of my life, it would be this sugar free tomato sauce recipe. As a busy mom, I NEED a sauce that still counts as a wholesome vegetable that can be used as a blank slate for whatever I’m cooking for supper. It tastes like summer, is rich and flavorful, and I can use it for any number of recipes. Head to the best tomato sauce recipe right here, my friends!
If you have read this far and are thinking that canning seemed really hard and complicated when Grandma did it, I assure you that adopting a diet like Keto or Paleo is far more complex. Canning is easy! If you would like simple, step by step canning lessons, sign up for my FREE Canning Basics Course!
Keto Meal Planning
If you came to this post and are still hungry for more keto resources, I have an awesome resource to share with you. My friend Elisa is a meal planning wizard (and by wizard I mean she makes meal planning FUN and EASY even for a Type B person like me!) and she’s created the Simple Keto Meal Planning Guide where you use theme nights (think One Pot Wednesdays, Slow Saturday, Mexican Monday, etc) to meal plan. The guide is under $10, and it allows you to plug in keto recipes that match! It’s genius! Here’s how it works!Check It Out!