20 Low-Carb Substitutes That Don't Suck

Healthy eating has never been more popular than it is today, especially with people trying to cut back on gluten and unhealthy carbs. Eating healthy doesn't mean you have to do away with taste, if anything it means you can feel better after eating, and with these "20 Low-Carb Substitutes That Don't Suck," you'll have a new arsenal of go to foods.

Reading this excellent list of low carb substitutes, left me feeling both hungry and inspired, I enjoy eating healthy and sometimes we just need a little inspiration and a gentle reminder to get us out of our usual food choices. The following are just a glance of some of the low carb substitutes on the site, that you are sure to enjoy; Instead of taco shells, try using leafy greens to wrap you're filling, simple use a lettuce leaf and fill with turkey, taco seasonings and salsa, yum; For a change instead of hamburger buns, use portabello mushrooms, roast for 12 minutes and use with a turkey burger; We all love french fries, but for a healthier version try butternut squash fries, turnip fires or carrot fries, toss with a bit of olive oil, some salt and pepper, and you have it (you can also try leaving the skins on), when carrots are baked, they taste very similar to sweet potatoes, these beta carotene packed carrot fries are so delicious. Just chop, toss in salt and pepper, and bake. Want to add some extra zing? Use your favorite spices like garlic, Old Bay, or crushed red pepper to up the flavor even more; Instead of mac and cheese, try mac and cheese style cauliflower, by whisking up a cheese sauce, and throwing in the oven. These are just a few of the great suggestions.

Another healthy low carb substitute for noodles or pasta is Zucchini or Eggplant Lasagna recipe, you wonít miss the noodles in this meaty, cheesy lasagna thatís packed with fresh zucchini. Just two or three thinly sliced zucchinis are needed to replace normal lasagna noodles. Give this recipe a try in the summer when farmersí markets and gardens are bursting with the vegetable; Cauliflower for Mac and Cheese or Mashed Potatoes, Mac and Cheese Style Cauliflower,

this creamy, cheesy alternative to regular mac and cheese, this version is preferable to using elbow pasta, no matter what your relationship with carbs may be. Boil cauliflower, whisk up a cheese sauce, and throw it all in the oven. For a mac and cheese variation, use your favorite non cheddar cheeses or a combo.

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