Best Low Carb Swaps for High Carb Foods-
A list of low carb alternatives or swaps for higher carb favorite foods.
The Best Low Carb Swaps For High Carb Foods that I have found while low carbing for the last 11 years.
It can be confusing and frustrating when beginning the low carb or keto diet when you need to avoid the higher carb foods that you had formerly enjoyed eating.
Don’t give up because there are some alternatives and low-carb swaps that will save the day!
Here are some low carb swaps & replacements for those favorite high carb foods, so that you won’t feel deprived, and can still enjoy low carb versions of your favorite foods.
Full List Below:
Best Low Carb Swaps For High Carb Foods:
Swap out pizza for:
Low carb portobello mushroom pizzas, or make my low carb almond flour thin crust pizza, or a cauliflower crust pizza.
2) French Fries:
Swap potato fries for:
Low carb turnip fries, jicama fries, or zucchini fries.
3) Potato Chips:
Swap out chips for:
Low carb cheese crisps, organic pork rinds, kale chips, baked pepperoni chips, low-carb zucchini crisps, parsnip chips, or these low carb almond flour tortilla chips.
or, purchase These Very Low Carb Cheese Crisps
Swap out lasagna for:
Low carb zucchini Lasagna, or spaghetti squash lasagna.
Swap out pasta for:
Low carb spiralized zucchini noodles, spaghetti squash noodles, or spiralized celeriac noodles, or Miracle Noodles (zero carb)
Try Low Carb Miracle Noodles Here
6) Hamburger Buns:
Swap out high carb burger buns for:
Low carb lettuce wraps, or make these low carb burger buns.
7) Mashed Potatoes:
Swap out mashed potatoes for:
Low carb mashed cauliflower, like this Baked Garlic Cauliflower Mash with Cheesy Crust recipe.
This blender/processor works great
for making cauliflower Mash
8) Tortillas, Sandwich Wraps or Flatbread
Swap out wraps for:
Low carb lettuce wraps or try my easy keto tortilas/ wraps.
9) White Flour:
Swap out white flour for:
Low carb almond flour.
10) Bread Crumbs:
Swap out bread crumbs for:
Low carb almond flour, flax meal, or crushed pork rinds.
Smash pork rinds with a rolling pin for bread crumbs
Swap out pancakes for:
Low carb almond flour or coconut flour pancakes, like this low carb pancake recipe.
Swap out sugary soda for:
Low carb flavored unsweetened sparkling water, or Zevia Brand Soda is a zero carb naturally sweetened soda option.
Swap out croutons for:
Low carb sliced almonds or sunflower seeds on your salad.
Swap out sugary ketchup for:
Low carb tomato slices, or make your own sugar free ketchup
15) Potato Salad:
Swap out the potato chunks for:
Low carb cooked chopped cauliflower, like in this mock potato salad recipe
Swap out sandwich bread for:
Low carb thick slices of cucumber, or make my low carb quick english muffins, quick low carb burger buns, keto crusty baguette loaf, keto cheddar garlic biscuits, or keto pull-apart clover rolls.
Swap out rice for:
Low carb cauliflower rice, like in this recipe,or low carb (zero carb) Miracle Rice
Try Low Carb Miracle Rice (zero carb) Here
18) Sugar and high Carb Sweeteners:
Swap out sugar for:
Low carb natural sweeteners like: Swerve (erythritol), Stevia, or Monk Fruit Sweetener
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