Best Keto Game Day Foods – Over 120 Low Carb Recipes for Snacks, Apps, & Desserts!

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Huddle around for our round-up of the best keto game day snacks!

Pizza roll-ups, one of the best game day football snacks

Are you ready for some football keto game day snacks?!

If you’re anything like me, game day has two priorities — first comes food, second comes football. As we all know, eating your way through a typical party food spread can have some carb-filled consequences.

Save yourself from getting knocked out of ketosis with our roundup of the best keto football foods and snacks filled with amazing low-carb recipes to serve during the game. If someone else is hosting, don’t forget to grab some aluminum pans for easy transport & disposal!

Get everyone’s tastebuds revved up with a course of keto football snacks, finger foods, keto appetizers, keto dips, and low-carb soups to keep them coming back for more. This truly is the best keto game day snacks lineup!

The Starting Lineup begins with keto chips.

keto game day snacks - hand holding a round avocado chip with bowl and salsa in background

Must try recipe: 2-Carb Crispy Avocado Chips

We love avocado on everything, but have you ever had it as a chip?! This clever recipe lets us carb-conscious eaters skip the potato chips but still dig into the delectable dips on the table. You may even see your non-keto friend sneaking a few in place of their traditional Lays. 😉

More keto game day chip recipes to try:

tray of keto nachos, one of our favorite keto finger foods and keto football snacks

Dips are arguably the biggest game day snacks.

keto football food Pimento Cheese in a bowl

Must try recipe: Keto Pimento Cheese

Dips are a must for a keto game day snack, and this pimento cheese dip offers a little something for everyone. Having hints of peppers and onions among a creamy cheesy base makes this super flavorful dip a complete touchdown!

More keto game day dip recipes to try:

small casserole dish with warm bacon dip

artichoke dip melted in the instant pot

Don’t forget about these low-carb soups! 

dishing up keto taco soup

Must try recipe: Keto Slow Cooker Taco Soup

This soup is one of our most popular recipes ever…and for good reason! Slow cookers make game day foods easy, and this taco soup combines all the good things in one. 😋 Including our infamous taco seasoning, this taco soup has seasoned ground beef and veggies, and any additional toppings are up to you. It’s a hearty, comforting dish that’s perfect for a crowd.

More keto game day soup recipes to try:

Wendys Chili Copycat Recipe Keto Style - close up image of chili with onions and cheese

Simple and easy cauliflower chowder, a favorite game day food

Keto finger foods make the ultimate keto game day snacks and shareable apps. 

Keto Coconut Shrimp on a plate, one of our favorite game day snacks and finger foods

Must try recipe: Keto Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp

We love keto finger foods and coconut shrimp is arguably a crowd-pleaser, even for pickier eaters! This low carb recipe opts out of bread crumbs and uses pork rind crumbs along with unsweetened shredded coconut. Trust us, I bet everyone, including non-keto folks, will like this take better than traditional coconut shrimp!

More keto game day appetizer and finger food recipes to try:

hand holding keto deviled egg

A charcuterie board with cheese and meat on it

keto taco cups in muffin pan

 Just because it’s a keto game day party doesn’t mean you need to skip doughy snacks!

Keto stuffed taco breadsticks

Must try recipe: Keto Taco Stuffed Breadsticks

It may sound a little unconventional at first, but who doesn’t love tacos and breadsticks? This recipe combines them both as a soft breaded stick stuffed with all the fillings of a taco. This is a show-stopping appetizer that will have everyone running to the table. Once you dip them into guacamole, sour cream, or salsa, it’s heaven!

More keto game day doughy recipes to try:

dipping breadstick in marinara sauce

These bacon keto football snacks are great for grab and go.

keto bacon sushi roll cut in half

Must try recipe: Keto BLT Sushi Roll-Up

We clearly love bacon recipes, but this may be our favorite! This modern spin of a BLT “sushi” roll-up may be an out-of-the-box idea, but you’ll thank us later. The key is all in the preparation of the bacon into a “basket weave” formation. It’s one of the perfect keto finger foods in our book!

More keto game day bacon recipes to try:

bacon wrapped pickles on a plate with a side of ranch dressing

Meatballs are keto game day snacks that will satisfy your hunger and your tastebuds.

Low-Carb Sweet Savory Apricot Glazed Meatballs - A tooth pick with two tasty meatballs

Must try recipe: Low Carb Apricot Glazed Meatballs

Looking for a sweet and savory treat that has a hint of spiciness? These apricot-glazed meatballs are your new favorite! Seriously, it’s pretty much impossible only to have a few of these, so consider making them in bulk because everyone will fawn over these keto game day snacks!

More keto game day meatball recipes to try:

These chicken keto game day snacks are the real deal.

plate of chicken bites with honey mustard dipping sauce and pickles

Must try recipe: Pickle-Brined Keto Southern Fried Chicken Bites w/ Sweet Mustard Sauce

Fried chicken has never tasted better than when it’s only 1g net carb! The key is using whey protein isolate. Marinate this chicken in some pickle juice, and watch all your salt and vinegar crispy dreams come true.

More keto game day chicken recipes to try:

chicken taquitos, one of our favorite keto game day football snacks and finger foods

Pizza-inspired keto game day snacks satisfy the biggest cravings.

dipping roll up into marinara

Must try recipe: Keto Pizza Roll-Ups

There is no better way to fight the pizza cravings than with these simple yet delicious keto pizza roll-ups. This recipe includes all the cheesy delights pizza offers just without the crust, making this an irresistible low carb appetizer that will have everyone running to the end zone, I mean, the table!

More keto game day pizza-inspired recipes to try:

these keto air fryer mozarella sticks are one of the best game day snacks for 2024

Everyone loves wings on game day! They are the ultimate keto football snacks!

keto game day snacks - sriracha wings

Must try recipe: Keto Sriracha Wings

Kick up the heat with these keto sriracha wings that everyone will love! These wings are both spicy and sweet by incorporating your favorite sweetener of choice. Serve with sesame seeds if desired, which we totally recommend if you’re trying to impress the crowd! 🔥

More keto game day wing recipes to try:

plate of dill pickle chicken wings

Hearty casserole dishes will feed a hungry crowd.

keto game day food plate of chicken Alfredo casserole

Must try recipe: Keto Chicken Alfredo Casserole

Who doesn’t love a one-pot meal? For this exact reason, casseroles are another perfect meal to bring to game day! Using shredded chicken and alfredo sauce, we add veggies and cheese, and the combination is unmatched.

More keto game day casserole recipes to try:

keto football food serving a slice of taco pie


serving buffalo chicken stuffed peppers

Our special treats start with cookies!

cloud cookies on a plate

Must try recipe: Keto Chocolate Brownie Cloud Cookies

What football game day would be complete without some cookies? Our chocolate brownie cloud cookies are the perfect not-so-guilty pleasure at only 1g net carb. It’s like biting into a light and fluffy cloud bursting with cocoa flavor!

More keto game day cookie recipes to try:

keto peanut butter cookies on plate

keto game day food thin mint cookie stacked

Close up of a keto peanut butter cookie cup, one of our favorite low carb and keto game day snacks

these keto white chocolate macadamia cookies make great keto game day snacks


holding a keto copycat crumbl cookie

Curb sugar cravings with these sweet treats.

Keto game day food - Stuffed Strawberries with chocolate

Must try recipe: Keto Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

These cheesecake-stuffed strawberries are such an elegant treat but are also so easy to eat. These perfectly poppable treats are simple to make while looking straight out of a dessert shop. They will blow your guests away!

More keto game day sweet snacks to try:

keto strawberry blondies which make great game day football snacks

keto cheesecake bites with strawberries

Avoid a post-game carb coma with these munchies and keto game day snacks.

keto game day food - mason jar of puppy chow on towel

Must try recipe: Keto Puppy Chow

Calling all peanut butter and chocolate lovers! This keto puppy chow recipe is kind of like having crispy bites of a keto-fied funnel cake. We use pork rinds in this treat, but you can also swap this out with Magic Spoon cereal!

More keto game day munchies recipes to try:

holding a dessert kabob

Cakes are crowd pleasers and become the MVP of the spread!

caramel bundt cake on cake stand and slice on plate

Must try recipe: Keto Bundt Cake with Caramel Glaze

The dessert table just got way more mouth-watering! Bundt cakes are a fan favorite, and the caramel glaze takes it to the next level. While delicious, we recommend leaving the nuts off of the top to appeal to all palettes.

More keto game day cake recipes to try:

a slice of keto chocolate hazelnut cake

Keto Banana Pudding Cheesecake

Slice up some pie for the final minutes of the game!

spatula holding piece of raspberry pie

Must try recipe: Keto Raspberry Cream Pie

We can’t forget about pies, and this raspberry cream pie is just as yummy as it is pretty! The almond flour crust pairs perfectly with the raspberries. Even we are still having a hard time believing it’s low-carb and keto-friendly!

More keto game day pie recipes to try:

Woman wearing hoodie that reads "I came for the food"

Now you’re ready for some football with a ton of delicious keto game day food recipes to please your hungry, football-crazed crowd!

Need keto drink ideas? Check out these keto cocktails and low-carb beers, wines, and seltzers.

About the writer:

Kaitlyn has a Bachelor's Degree from St. John's University with 2 years of writing experience for LinkedIn, Celeb Magazine, and other various publications.

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Comments 12

  1. Deanna

    Omgosh… This whole entire list is amazing! Thank you and will be using this for more than game day! 🤘

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      You are so welcome!! So happy to hear it’s helpful! 🤩 Enjoy! 🍕🌮🍪

  2. Beth M

    This list is phenomenal! Thank you!

    • Jennifer (Hip Sidekick)

      You are so welcome!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Aww, You’re SO very welcome! HUGE thanks to you for your kind feedback! 🥰 Super happy you are loving the recipes and tips! We’re glad to have you here with us! 🤗

  3. nicolecp

    How do I add recipes to my cookbook on the app?

    • Jennifer (Hip Sidekick)

      Make sure you are signed in. You can add recipes by clicking the “+ Cookbook” button on the main page where all the recipes are listed. When you want to look at your cookbook, you can click the chef’s hat on the bottom of the app.

  4. dashofnutmegs

    One of my favorites is bacon wrapped little smokies with brown sugar on top. I just use Swerve brown sugar and they taste just the same to me!

    • Jennifer (Hip Sidekick)

      That sounds yummy! Thanks for sharing!

  5. Carol

    Thank you so much for putting all these wonderful recipes together in one place. You guys are amazing!

    • Jennifer (Hip Sidekick)

      You are welcome! Enjoy the day, Carol!

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