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20+ Delicious Low Carb Meals to Improve Your Health

Low carb diets sometimes get a bad rep because people think you can’t make delicious meals if they don’t include some type of carb. They are totally wrong. There is A TON of low carb diet recipes out there that are not only SUPER delicious but also super healthy.

Here I’ve rounded up 20+ low carb diet recipes that you NEED to try if you are eating low carb meals. I’ve included some breakfast, lunch and dinner ideas and of course some dessert ideas too.

Be sure to check out these keto friendly desserts that will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth, and these cauliflower keto recipes that are actually tasty.

1. Beef and Mushroom Spaghetti Squash

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Beef And Mushroom Spaghetti SquashFrom SkinnyTaste

This spaghetti squash is a great replacement for pasta, and is topped with yummy beef and mushroom Ragu. This recipe can be made in your instant pot or on the stove top.

2. Vegetable “Sushi” Rolls

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Vegetable Sushi RollsFrom NutritionStripped

You can still eat sushi, just without the rice. The substitute for rice in this recipe is avocado.

3. Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Peanut Butter CupsFrom DessertsWithBenefits

These peanut butter cups are low carb, sugar free and gluten free.

4. Grab & Go Blueberry Muffins

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Grab & Go Blueberry MuffinsFrom SugarFreeLondoner

These awesome blueberry muffins are low carb, gluten free, AND sugar free.

5. Chocolate Caramel Nut Clusters

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Chocolate Caramel Nut ClustersFrom MyFussyEater

Low carb desserts don’t have to be complicated – keep it simple with this easy nut cluster recipe.

6. Cauliflower Pizza

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Cauliflower Pizza CrustFrom GimmeDelicious

Just because you’re on a low carb diet doesn’t mean you have to stop eating pizza. You just have to modify it a bit – and this cauliflower pizza is a great substitute for the real thing.

7. Low Carb Steak Fajita Roll-Ups

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Steak Fajita Roll-UpsFrom ASpicyPerspective

Yummy veggies rolled in flank steak can’t get any better than these roll-ups.

8. Mexican Breakfast Hash

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Mexican Breakfast HashFrom EveryLastBite

Potatoes are replaced with diced butternut squash in this delicious breakfast hash.

9. Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Eggplant Rolls

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Stuffed Eggplant RollsFrom LowCarbYum

Another great substitute for pasta is eggplant. Eggplants are so versatile and this recipe includes bacon – what’s not to love?

10. One Pan Baked Salmon and Asparagus

Low Carb Diet Recipes - One Pan SalmonFrom CafeDelites

This recipe is super quick and easy. It only bakes for 10 minutes and you only have one pan to clean, sound like a winner to me!

11. Halloumi Portobello Burgers

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Mushroom BurgerFrom MushroomInfo

Replace buns with some portobello mushrooms for a delicious low carb burger.

12. Avocado Frittata

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Avocado FrittataFrom KalynsKitchen

This is the perfect recipe for breakfast or brunch. This delicious frittata is filled with avocado and cheese.

13. Thai Chicken Cabbage Tacos

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Chicken Cabbage TacosFrom Barbells&Bellinis

These cabbage tacos have a yummy peanut sauce to go with it.

14. Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Sausage

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Stuffed MushroomsFrom FoxAndBriar

Delicious portobello mushrooms smothered in a sausage tomato sauce and topped with cheese – a must try low carb dinner.

15. Parmesan Spaghetti Squash

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Parmesan Spaghetti SquashFrom EatWell101

Like Alfredo pasta but just healthier and with fewer carbs.

16. One Pan Italian Sausage & Vegetables

Low Carb Diet Recipes - One Pan Italian Sausage and VegetablesFrom ChelseasMessyApron

This recipe is a great weekly meal prep idea. It consists of yummy Italian spiced sausage and veggies all made in one pan. You can eat it as is or serve it with cauliflower rice.

17. Jumbo Chocolate Cookie

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Jumbo Chocolate CookieFrom CafeDelites

Satisfy your cravings with this jumbo chocolate cookie. And the best part is that you can eat the entire thing yourself since it’s a single serving.

18. Orange Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Orange Chicken Lettuce WrapsFrom LittleSpiceJar

This recipe is super easy to make and makes for a healthy, light, low carb meal.

19. Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Chicken Enchilada CasseroleFrom 730SageStreet

If you are craving Mexican food then this enchilada casserole recipe is for you, with just 7 g of carbs per serving!

20. Chili Dog Bake

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Chili Dog CasseroleFrom ScatteredThoughtsOfACraftyMom

This low carb diet recipe is great to make for lunch or dinner.

21. Baked Shrimp Scampi with Spaghetti Squash

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Shrimp ScampiFrom Pineapple&Coconut

This shrimp scampi is made low carb by using spaghetti squash instead of pasta.

22. Zucchini Brownies

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Zucchini BrowniesFrom CafeDelites

This is a great way to eat veggies without even knowing!

23. Zucchini Noodles with Sun Dried Tomato and Parmesan Chicken

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Parmesan Chicken Zucchini Noodles From CafeDelites

This recipe only contains 9.2 g of carbs per serving. A definite winner in my book.

24. Egg Clouds

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Egg CloudsFrom RachelRayMag

Simply whip the egg whites into stiff peaks to get this fluffy low carb breakfast.

25. Egg Casserole

Low Carb Diet Recipes - Egg CasseroleFrom LowCarbYum

This egg casserole with sausage is a great breakfast to make ahead of time and use as a quick grab and go meal every morning.


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