13 Quick Keto Meals For When You Are Feeling Lazy

You know those days when you get home and you don’t feel like doing anything, but you are hungry. And you know you need to eat a healthy meal, but you’re just feeling plain lazy.

Yeah, we’ve all been there.

Well, I’ve got you. I have not only had those days, but I am what is considered a ‘lazy cook’. The less effort the better. In fact, I have been known to have an entire dinner consist of blocks of cheese and pickles.

For a little more effort than it takes to cut up the cheese and get out the pickles, you can actually have yourself a well-rounded, delicious and healthy keto meal.

Quick and Easy Lazy Keto Meals For When You Are Feeling Lazy

For the busy, the tired, and the lazy – I’ve got you covered.

Keto fried salmon with asparagus

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One skillet – three ingredients. What could be simpler?

In just 15 minutes you can be enjoying Keto fried salmon with asparagus.

This meal works well if you are short on time – and even if you want to impress someone, but aren’t confident in your cooking skills (it is hard to get this wrong).

What is also great about this meal, is that you can add variety by swapping out the asparagus for other low-carb vegetables each time you make it. Broccoli, zucchini, and spinach are great options that will cook as quick

  • Calories: 591
  • Fats: 52g
  • Proteins: 28g
  • Net Carbs: 2g

View this recipe on Diet Doctor: Keto fried salmon with asparagus

Keto Meat Subs

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Think of this as a sub without the bread. Just the fillings.

To hold all the fillings together in these Keto Meat Subs, roll up the meat around the other ingredients and pin together with a toothpick.

These meat subs use three different kinds of meat per sub, but you can make it simpler by just using one.

  • Calories: 270
  • Fats: 22g
  • Proteins: 18.6g
  • Net Carbs: 2.8g

View this recipe on Healthful Pursuit: Keto Meat Subs

Keto Friendly Easy Bread

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Ok, so bread on its own doesn’t count as a meal. But smash up some avo, and sprinkle some sea salt and cracked black pepper over the Keto Friendly Easy Bread and you have yourself a meal.

If you are feeling energetic you can maybe even fry up a quick egg.

This recipe takes just 2 minutes to prep, and 8 seconds to cook! Ideal for those lazy mornings. Or those ‘overslept-and-rushing-out-the-door’ mornings!

  • Calories: 333
  • Fats: 32g
  • Proteins: 11g
  • Net Carbs: 2g

View this recipe on Lazy Keto Mom: Keto Friendly Easy Bread

Keto Shrimp Scampi

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The traditional shrimp scampi recipes include lots of fettuccine pasta. Not low-carb friendly at all.

This keto (and importantly, quick) version uses a base on spinach instead.

The Keto Shrimp Scampi takes just 15 minutes to get to your plate. Choose peeled shrimp to make it even quicker!

  • Calories: 390
  • Fats: 24g
  • Proteins: 36g
  • Net Carbs: 3g

View this recipe on Tasteaholics: Keto Shrimp Scampi

Keto chicken and cabbage plate

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Do you want to know a secret to super-fast keto meals?

Rotisserie chicken!

It is the secret weapon for many lazy (or very busy) keto cooks. Just check at the deli that they don’t add any sauces to the chicken before cooking in the rotisserie.

This Keto chicken and cabbage plate recipe uses rotisserie chicken – but you can use leftover chicken too.

  • Calories: 1041
  • Fats: 91g
  • Proteins: 48g
  • Net Carbs: 7g

View this recipe on Diet Doctor: Keto chicken and cabbage plate

Easy Pork Stir Fry Recipe

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Stir Fries are one of the best meals for lazy cooks – it has your meat, fat, and veggies all cooked in one pan. And you can even buy the meat and the veggies pre-cut into strips, ready to drop into the pan.

Even for picky eaters, this Easy Pork Stir Fry Recipe is bound to be a hit!

  • Calories: 226
  • Fats: 12g
  • Proteins: 19g
  • Net Carbs: 6g

View this recipe on Low Carb Maven: Easy Pork Stir Fry Recipe

Low Carb Chicken Sausage And Vegetable Skillet

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Another one-pan meal makes the list!

When looking for sausage to use in this Low Carb Chicken Sausage And Vegetable Skillet, take care to read the ingredients. Some manufacturers put all sorts of strange ingredients in their sausages – even wheat flour!

The macros are based on Aidells Chicken Apple Sausage links, but they will change depending on which sausages you use.

  • Calories: 317
  • Fats: 23g
  • Proteins: 20g
  • Net Carbs: 8g

View this recipe on Peace Love and Low Carb: Low Carb Chicken Sausage And Vegetable Skillet

All Day Keto Breakfast

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When is it not a good time to eat breakfast?

It is always a good time for an All Day Keto Breakfast! You can’t go wrong with bacon, eggs, and avo.

I’m not much of a fan of mushrooms though, so I would swap that out for the recommended spinach.

This recipe provides substitution that result in the same net carb effect, to make planning your meal even easier!

  • Calories: 489
  • Fats: 41.3g
  • Proteins: 19.5g
  • Net Carbs: 6.6g

View this recipe on Keto Diet App: All Day Keto Breakfast

Chipotle Steak Bowl

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Skirt steak is used for this Chipotle Steak Bowl – and it cooks really quickly, making it ideal.

If you want to increase the veggie count in this meal, serve with a pre-mixed salad or a couple handfuls of fresh baby spinach.

  • Calories: 620
  • Fats: 50g
  • Proteins: 33g
  • Net Carbs: 5.5g

View this recipe on Tasteaholics: Chipotle Steak Bowl

Baked Pesto Chicken

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Five ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time is all you need to get this Baked Pesto Chicken ready for the oven

If you are buying store-bought basil pesto, be sure to check the ingredients list for any strange addictions that aren’t keto-friendly.

This will go nicely with some broccoli or fresh baby spinach.

  • Calories: 471
  • Fats: 22g
  • Proteins: 61g
  • Net Carbs: 2g

View this recipe on Joy Filled Eats: Baked Pesto Chicken

10 Min Quick Keto Meal

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If you think about it, omelets actually make a great simple, quick and easy keto-friendly meal. You have your egg, your meat, your cheese, and your veggies, all together.

The problem with omelets though is that I can never get it to flip over properly without it breaking and getting all messed up.

This 10 Min Quick Keto Meal takes the same concept of an omelette, but without the flipping. And the eggs go in after the veggies.

  • Calories: 254
  • Fats: 18.5g
  • Proteins: 16.9g
  • Net Carbs: 3.8g

View this recipe on Ketovale: 10 Min Quick Keto Meal

Stuffed Pork Chops

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Another 5 ingredient meal that takes just 5 minutes to prepare!

The trick to these Stuffed Pork Chops is that, instead of using thick pork chops and cutting them, rather buy thinly-cut pork chops and place one on top of the other.

Serve with baked zucchini on the side.

  • Calories: 436
  • Fats: 25g
  • Proteins: 47g
  • Net Carbs: 2g

View this recipe on Joy Filled Eats: Stuffed Pork Chops

There’s more to keto than lazy keto meals…

A lot of you are always on the move. Sometimes it’s a lot harder for you to focus on what you’re eating when you don’t have much time to eat at all. You may have minutes to eat some lunch.

So, because a lot of are seemingly busy all the time, it wouldn’t hurt to have some help and support every once in a while. Everyone needs a bit of reassurance that even though we are living busy lives, we are still behind each other on a health journey that’s changing our lives for the better.

This is where Keto Bootstrap comes into play. You could join a great community of people that are probably just as busy as you but have the same weight loss goals. You’ll get to see hundreds of other recipes that will help you reach a state of ketosis and keep you there for the foreseeable future.

Don’t be scared to think that just because you’re always on the move doesn’t mean you can achieve something with your body.