If you want to lose weight but shudder at the thought of giving up cheese, bacon or steak, it’s time to give the ketogenic diet a whirl. We’ve rounded up a week’s worth of creative keto recipes to get you started—or keep you going. (Zero boring egg dishes, we promise.)

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Monday Breakfast: Frozen Yogurt Bars

Make them ahead and stash them in the freezer.

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Monday Lunch: Eggplant Pizza

This cheater’s pizza starts with roasted eggplant slices.

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Monday Dinner: Chicken and Snap Pea Stir-Fry

All you need is 20 minutes and a few pantry staples.

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Tuesday Breakfast: Pistachio, Pesto and Goat Cheese Frittata

For a weekday shortcut, use store-bought pesto.

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Tuesday Lunch: 15-Minute Gazpacho with Cucumber, Red Pepper and Basil

The fanciest soup for one we’ve ever seen.

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Tuesday Dinner: BLT Balsamic Chicken and Avocado Salad

You won’t miss the bread. Trust us.

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Wednesday Breakfast: Chorizo Hash and Eggs with Smoked Paprika Mayo

Chorizo sausage, pickled jalapeño and cilantro spice things up to help you up and over hump day.

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Wednesday Lunch: Sweet Potato Noodles with Almond Sauce

Taters give you a few of the carbs you’re craving. But don’t worry, the dark, leafy kale cancels them out.

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Wednesday Dinner: Steak Skewers with Chimichurri Sauce

Introducing a foolproof way to cook steak.

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Thursday Breakfast: Avocado, Bacon and Chevre Omelet

Almost as good as a plane ticket to Paris.

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Thursday Lunch: Za'atar Baked Chicken Bowls with Cucumber Salad

Meet our favorite Middle Eastern spice blend: thyme, sesame seeds, sumac, ground cumin and salt. It instantly makes chicken delicious.

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Thursday Dinner: Shrimp with Cauliflower “Grits” and Arugula

We laugh in the face of carbs.

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Friday Breakfast: Blueberry Galaxy Smoothie

Coconut milk and berries are a match made in heaven.

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Friday Lunch: Zoodle Stir-Fry

Flavorful and filling, this favorite comes together in no time (well, 30 minutes to be exact).

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Friday Dinner: One-Pan Steak with Beets and Crispy Kale

A no-fuss, no-mess dinner is exactly what you need after a long week.

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Saturday Breakfast: Sheet Pan Eggs with Smoked Salmon, cream Cheese and Dill

No need to tell everyone at brunch that they’re eating keto.

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Saturday Lunch: Greek Wedge Salad

We lightened up the classic wedge by subbing a tangy vinaigrette for blue cheese.

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Saturday Dinner: Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken

Sometimes the tried-and-true recipes are the healthiest—and the most satisfying.

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Sunday Breakfast: Green Shakshuka

Bye-bye, scrambled eggs.

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Sunday Lunch: Green Goddess Wraps

Basically salad tacos. Get excited to eat your greens.

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Sunday Dinner: Baked Zucchini “Ziti” Spirals with Mozzarella

The perfect end to a keto-tastic week.

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