Keto Garden

What I grow in my keto garden

Yes, you CAN have a keto garden that IS fully keto!  Veggies are an incredibly important part of a healthy and sustainable keto diet.  Find out what to grow!

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Keto Garden


What I grow in my keto garden

If you ever thought you can no longer have a garden with keto, you are wrong!  Let me show you exactly what I grow in my keto garden - you might be surprised!

One of the most common mistakes in my opinion with how keto is implemented is that many people leave out veggies "because they have carbs".  This is not the right answer.  You can read more about keto and veggies to find out just how important they are!

There is NO reason why you can't have a garden FULL of veggies and even a few fruits!  Let's not forget the spices either (although I tend to neglect those a bit, but they are resilient)!

So, let's get to it!  

Garden Areas

First of all, I have 3 garden areas.

The first is a raised garden bed that my husband built off our fence so that I didn't need to bend over to garden (he's pretty awesome, isn't he?)!  He even decorated the front with funky panels made from old fence boards.  Again - he's awesome!

garden box

The second garden area is raised beds on the ground that is surrounded by a high fence so my dogs don't get in there!    


And the third is my herb "garden" that is temporarily housed on a table on my upper deck!  The hubs is building me another raised box and these will go there.  

Herb Garden

Let's quickly go through all my keto fruits and vegetables so you can get going on YOUR keto garden!  

Most of these are photographed early so you won't see much other than the beginning of a beautiful plant.  If I waited, then summer would be over!  You can see some peppers, artichokes, blueberries, etc...  

Red Bell Peppers

Carbohydrate Info

One Medium Red Bell Pepper

Calories: 25

Total Carbs: 6g

Fiber: 2g

Net Carbs: 4 g    

red pepper
red bell pepper
red pepper


Keto Red Bell Pepper Recipes

Stuffed Red Peppers

Alfredo Salad  


Carbohydrate Info

One 2" long jalapeno

Calories: 1

Total Carbs: 0 g

Fiber: 0 g

Net Carbs: 0 g

jalapeno pepper

Keto Jalapenos Recipes

Keto Hash

Enchilada Casserole


Yellow Bell Peppers

Carbohydrate Info

One medium yellow bell pepper

Calories: 32

Total Carbs: 7.5 g

Fiber: 1.1 g

Net Carbs: 6.4 g

yellow pepper

Keto Yellow Bell Pepper Recipes

Curry Chicken Drumsticks

Smoked Salmon and Pesto Zoodles  


Orange Bell Peppers

Carbohydrate Info

One Medium Bell Peppers

Calories: 32

Total Carbs: 7.5 g

Fiber: 1.1 g

Net Carbs: 6.4 g

orange pepper

Keto Orange Bell Peppers Recipes

Cabbage and Kielbasa

Coconut Curry Chicken


Carbohydrate Info

One medium celery stalk

Calories: 6.4

Total Carbs: 1.2 g

Fiber: .6 g

Net Carbs: .4 g


Keto Celery Recipes

Veggies and Beef Stew

Tuna Casserole


Carbohydrate Info

One medium head

Calories: 147

Total Carbs: 29.2 g

Fiber: 11.8 g

Net Carbs: 17.1 g


Keto Cauliflower Recipes

Creamy Keto Risotto

Seasoned cauliflower "tater" tots  


Carbohydrate Info

One medium bunch

Calories: 206.7

Total Carbs: 40.4 g

Fiber: 15.8 g

Net Carbs: 24.5 g  


Keto Broccoli Recipes

Beef and Broccoli Casserole

Smoked Cheesy Broccoli and Cauliflower Rice  

Broccoli and Cheese Casserole

Yellow Squash

Carbohydrate Info

One 3" squash

Calories: 14.3

Total Carbs: 1.4 g

Fiber: .1 g

Net Carbs: 1.3 g  


Keto Yellow Squash Recipes

Spicy Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

Butter Herb Chicken over Zoodles  


Carbohydrate Info

One 3" squash

Calories: 14.3

Total Carbs: 1.4 g

Fiber: .1 g

Net Carbs: 1.3 g


Keto Zucchini Recipe

Garlic Scallops

Spicy Keto Zoodles  


Carbohydrate Info

One medium artichoke

Calories: 63.6

Total Carbs: 14.3 g

Fiber: 6.8 g

Net Carbs: 7.3 g  


Keto Artichoke Recipes

Coming Soon since I just harvested a TON!  


Carbohydrate Info

One small lime

Calories: 20.1

Total Carbs: 7.1 g

Fiber: 1.9 g

Net Carbs: 5.1 g  


Keto Lime Recipes

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Sugar Cookies

Key Lime Pudding

Avocado Lime Cheesecake  


Carbohydrate Info

One small lemon

Calories: 16.8

Total Carbs: 5.4 g

Fiber: 1.6 g

Net Carbs: 3.7 g  


Keto Lemon Recipes

Lemon Curd

Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemon Cream Chicken

Lemon Poppyseed Muffins


Carbohydrate Info

1/4 cup blueberries

Calories: 21.1

Total Carbs: 5.4 g

Fiber: .9 g

Net Carbs: 4.5 g


Keto Blueberry Recipes

Mixed Berry Crumble

Blueberry Breakfast Bars

Blueberry Bread  


Carbohydrate Info

1/2 cup beans

Calories: 15.5

Total Carbs: 3.5 g

Fiber: 1.4 g

Net Carbs: 2.1 g  


Keto Beans Recipes

Sweet and Salt Green Beans

Green Bean Casserole

Some sort of leafy green

And I say "some sort" because I don't know what kind this is.  I did NOT plant any this season.  I did last year and I have a feeling that this is a leftover from the compost that we put down - which is HILLARIOUS!  More power to it!  I actually have a few green onions that this happened to as well.

Carbohydrate Info 

One cup (generic) leafy greens

Calories: 30

Total Carbs: 3 g

Fiber: 2 g

Net Carbs: 1 g  

leafy greens

Leafy Green Recipes


Herb Garden

I don't have specific recipes for the herbs, but let's take a walk through my keto herb garden!















That's it, folks!  This is not an exhaustive list, but rather just what in MY garden!  

Go plant something - even if your thumb is not green (mine isn't)!

Oh, wait, I have radishes too but I forgot to photograph them.  OOPS!  

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