30 Healthy Cinnamon Recipes (Keto, Low-Carb, & Gluten-Free)

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These are healthy cinnamon recipes you can make for fall and winter anytime you need seasonal comfort food. Nothing is quite so nice as filling your home with the aroma of cinnamon, particularly when you get to eat gluten-free, keto, and low-carb meals afterward!

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Flavorful Recipes with Cinnamon for Fall & Winter

Cinnamon is the show-stopping spice for every fall and winter season. It is warming and wonderful in curries, pumpkin soups, and marinades. 

Of course, we all love cinnamon-flavored desserts, too! Gingerbread, carrot cake, pumpkin cheesecake, nutrient-dense hot chocolate are just a few of the delights that make your mouth warm and tingly. 

Any of these recipes will be a welcomed addition to weekly meal prep and even good enough to serve for a fall feast or winter celebration.

How can I add cinnamon to my diet?

Besides these low-carb cinnamon recipes, you can sprinkle cinnamon onto just about anything. It’s a spice that accents both savory and sweet recipes. Enjoy it mixed into coffee and hot drinks. It’s also delicious in granola, soup, marinade, curry, cheesecake, chai, and more!

What can I cook with cinnamon powder?

Bake bread, rolls, muffins, and cake with cinnamon. But also try cooking meats and savory recipes with this multifaceted spice. It adds an unexpected depth of flavor to all foods. Cinnamon pairs well with sweet potatoes, squash, and of course, pumpkin. Get creative and add a dash!

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Healthy Cinnamon Recipes

There are thirty healthy recipes with cinnamon, and we could keep going because cinnamon is just so nice! It’s a flavor that conjures up wonderful memories from childhood like gingerbread houses and cinnamon toast. Yet, cinnamon is also a mature spice because of its versatility and nutritional properties. Try every recipe and fill your house with the sweet fragrance of cinnamon.

Two glasses of keto eggnog.
Keto Eggnog
This keto eggnog recipe is a great sugar free alternative to the traditional winter drink. Spike low carb eggnog with bourbon or keep it non alcoholic, either way, homemade eggnog is one of the best keto drinks for winter!
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Cinnamon Toast Cashew Cream Cheese Spread
You may want to put this Cinnamon Toast Casher Cream Cheese on everything! Made from cashews, this easy spread is dairy-free. Just because we are skipping the sugar, doesn't mean we aren't going big on cinnamon flavor.
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A plate of keto French toast with strawberries and cream.
Keto French Toast
Did you know how simple french toast is to make? This 100% kid-friendly french toast is made with the best All-purpose Keto bread, eggs and cinnamon. Make the whole family happy with this breakfast favorite.
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Keto Cranberry Sauce
Making keto cranberry sauce for the holidays is a must when you’re eating sugar free. This will definitely become your new favorite cranberry sauce recipe with the added hint of cinnamon!
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Keto carrot cake with cream cheese frosting and walnut pieces.
Ketogenic Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
All of our favorite warming winter spices like cinnamon, ginger, and clove are mixed into this keto carrot cake. Top the final cake with cream cheese frosting and savor every bite with your loved ones.
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Easy Keto Cinnamon Roll Pancakes
The perfect breakfast starts with these cinnamon roll keto pancakes. Fluffy and airy, you won't even notice they're low carb.
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Servings of keto hot chocolate on a wooden surface.
Sugar-Free Hot Chocolate
This hot chocolate provides you with a warm, luscious, liquid dessert in a mug. It has cinnamon and spice and everything nice, including maca, turmeric, and grass-fed beef collagen powder. It's a simple nightcap to make, as well.
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Keto No Bake Cheesecake
For the creamiest keto cheesecake try this easy no-bake recipe. The almond flour crust with a hint of cinnamon pairs perfectly with the fluffy & light classic cheesecake filling.
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Macadamia Nut Keto Coffee Cake
This low-carb sugar-free keto coffee cake might be made entirely with healthy ingredients but you will never know by tasting it! There is nothing missing here and it’s a great way to enjoy classic fall and winter flavors while having something sweet over the holiday season.
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Shish Tawook (Grilled Chicken Skewers)
Chicken thighs marinate in a mixture of yogurt, lemon and warm spices before being grilled. You'll love this tender, juicy, and flavorful chicken over cauliflower rice or with salad.
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Ketogenic gingerbread on wooden cutting board with knife.
Ketogenic Gingerbread Loaf
Sugar-free maple syrup, cinnamon and gelatin make this gingerbread an easy to digest, healthy treat. Cozy up with the family on a winter night and indulge in this delicious dessert and a cup of nutrient dense hot chocolate!
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Sugar-free Cinnamon Blueberry Sauce
This is a delicious all purpose sugar-free blueberry sauce with a hint of cinnamon. Add to pancakes, waffles, yogurt, ice cream or use it as a filling for pie!
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Low Carb Pumpkin Bread in rectangular pan.
Low Carb Chocolate Pumpkin Bread
Super moist, chocolate pumpkin bread is a total winter time hit! Coconut oil paired with pumpkin puree gives this bread a luscious texture. You'll never miss the carbs with this keto friendly baked goodie.
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No Bake Eggnog Cheesecake Pudding
Looking for a sweet and easy dessert to not bake this Christmas? Enjoy this creamy, cinnamon spicy, no-bake eggnog cheesecake pudding with grass-fed gelatin for the holidays this year. Even those who enjoy carnivore diet recipes can get in on this seasonally inspired dish!
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Paleo Cinnamon Rolls
Did someone say Paleo Cinnamon Rolls? These big, soft, gooey delicacies are a keto dream come true. They are made in the classic, bakery style, but with almond and coconut flour.
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Keto french toast casserole in a white dish.
Easy Keto Overnight French Toast Casserole
This keto overnight french toast casserole makes the perfect Sunday morning or holiday breakfast! Everyone will love the sweet cinnamon flavors and you'll love preparing it in 10 minutes or less.
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Keto Gelatin
Keto gelatin squares are a fun, almost zero-carb recipe to make for the whole family. These are a delicious and healthy jello alternative! Plus, the 5-ingredient no bake dessert has zero-fiber and is carnivore-friendly too.
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Keto Apple Cake with Coconut Flour
Keto Apple Cake with Coconut Flour is a great Christmas breakfast addition. It covers all the bases: nut-free, gluten-free, paleo and yummy! Plus, the coconut cream crumble topping satiates our need for cinnamon.
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Hot Keto Cereal
This fiber rich, coconut keto breakfast cereal is quick to make and gives you a combination of protein and fat in the first meal of the day. Who doesn't love classic carby foods like hot cereal made keto style? You know we do and this is one of our favorites.
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Keto Spiced Zucchini Cupcakes
Children love cupcakes, that is a known fact. You will love serving these to the whole family because these cinnamon spiced zucchini cupcakes are as delicious as they are healthy. This keto treat is a must-try!
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Dairy-Free Coconut Cream of Pumpkin Soup
Cream of pumpkin soup is blended with coconut and warming cinnamon, ginger and cayenne spices. This rich and creamy soup can make an appearance at any holiday feast. It is an easy yet satisfying dairy-free soup to feed the family.
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Keto Snickerdoodles
Keto Snickerdoodles are a wonderful cookie to have on hand or to bring to holiday cookie exchanges. This classic, Christmas cookies is made even better with almond flour and coconut oil. You won't miss any cinnamon sweetness with these sugar-free cookies.
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A bowl of cinnamon fat bombs.
Cinnamon Keto Fat Bombs
Cinnamon fat bombs satiate sweet cravings, fill your diet with more healthy fats and curb hunger. They are the perfect little "candy" to give you sustained, long-term energy. Plus, the children will love rolling up these treats with their hands as much as they'll love popping them in their mouths.
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Chai Latte Chia Pudding
Chai Latte Chia Pudding isn't just fun to say, it's seriously delicious to eat, too! Clove, nutmeg and cinnamon make the perfect blend of warm flavors. The texture of this low carb pudding is ultra creamy and rich.
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Roasted Delicata Squash with Maple Cinnamon
Delicata squash is a simple vegetable side dish to bake in the oven. No peeling required! This low carb, comfort food will become a go-to for your family.
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Sugar-Free Snickerdoodle Omelette
Make an omelette even better by adding homemade cream cheese. Then, top it off with a snickerdoodle spread and you've got a breakfast worthy of a birthday celebration. It's a decadent treat yet simple enough to whip up before the kids go to school.
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Two pieces of cinnamon biscotti in a white plate.
Cinnamon Sugar Gluten Free Biscotti
No need to skip on the biscotti when it's sugar-free and gluten-free. You'll love dunking these in your keto coffee because each one only has 2.6 net carbs. Make Christmas morning extra special with cinnamon biscotti this year.
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Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake
Serve this Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake to finish off your holiday feast this year. It has an irresistible creamy filling and a great, graham cracker-like crust. Make it ahead of time because this dessert freezes perfectly.
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4-Ingredient Best Keto Granola
Keto Granola comes in big, crispy clusters. The winning combination of pecans and cinnamon gives this granola a delicious, nutty flavor. Stock your kitchen with this low carb breakfast.
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Greek Yogurt Marinated Chicken
Marinading your chicken in Greek yogurt, cinnamon and curry powder is the way to go. Then roasting it in a skillet makes an impressive yet easy low carb dinner. Make your keto meal gourmet the simple way.
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First published on December 17, 2015.

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