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Just because you’re following a high-fat, low-carb, moderate-protein diet doesn’t mean you should have to miss out on any of the fun this Fourth of July. And with these tasty ketogenic diet-approved recipes, you don’t have to. Here, 14 keto july 4th dishes you can tuck into this Independence Day—guilt-free.

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Gazpacho with Cucumber, Red Pepper and Basil

It may look super fancy. but takes only 15 minutes to whip up. No heat (or effort) required.

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Steak Skewers with Chimichurri Sauce

Nervous about cooking steak at home? Don’t be—this recipe is totally foolproof.

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These little guys are gluten-and sugar-free and only 30 calories. Not to mention kids will love to help make them.

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Chilled Cucumber Salad

All you have to do is slice some cukes, season them, and then let it all marinate in the fridge for a bit before serving. Easy.

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PSA: You should be cooking your food in foil. Load the packets with salmon and seasonal veggies, pop 'em on the grill, then toss out the foil for the easiest clean-up ever.

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Cauliflower ‘Potato’ Salad

Question: Is there anything our favorite veggie can’t do? Answer: Nope.

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spicy watermelon and pickled red onion salad

Pickled veggies + watermelon + jalapeños = a match made in keto heaven. (And did we mention it's also gluten-free and Paleo?)

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One-Pan Roasted Chicken with Carrots

Cleaning up is the worst part about entertaining. Cook this recipe all at once on a sheet pan and enjoy dinner (without a pile of pots and pans in the sink).

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Greek Wedge Salad

The tangy homemade vinaigrette dressing plus fresh toppings make this salad a lighter take on the classic.

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Wild Alaska Salmon and Summer Squash Kebabs

Nothing screams summer like food on a stick. Just fire up a skillet or toss them on the grill. Oh, and don’t forget the chimichurri sauce.

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One-Pan Steak with Beets and Crispy Kale

No grill, no problem. Just assemble the ingredients on a single baking sheet and pop it in the oven. Who wan’t to stand out in the heat all day anyway?

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The ideal summer side for any barbecue or potluck. Plus, it’s made with Greek yogurt (we promise you won’t miss the mayo).

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Eat it on a bed of spinach, or add a low-carb bun for a more traditional burger—the choice is yours.

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Skip dessert? You? Thanks to almond flour, cream cheese and sour cream, this deliciously moist cake is most definitely on your diet.

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