If you’re looking for ways to cut down on carbs without switching to pricey (and processed) low-carb alternatives, try some of these nutrient-rich whole food suggestions.

Tortillas for Sturdy Greens

or try one of my favorites, Flatout ProteinUP Flatbread, Low Carb Wraps, 5 Wraps (Sea Salt and Crush Black Pepper)

3 tortillas= 36g carbs

3 leaves of kale = 5g carbs

31g carbs saved!

Hamburger buns for Roasted Portabello Mushrooms

1 bun = 21g carbs

2 large caps = 5g carbs

16g carbs saved!

Lasagna Noodles for Thinly Sliced Zucchini

2 sheets noodles = 26g carbs

1 medium zucchini = 6g carbs

20g carbs saved!

Mashed Potatoes for Mashed Cauliflower

1/4 cup potatoes = 11g carbs

1/4 cup cauliflower = 2g carbs

9g carbs saved!

Pasta for Squash Ribbons

or try one of my favorites, Better Than Noodles, Certified Organic. Vegan, Gluten-Free, Non-GMO, Konjac, Shirataki Noodles 14oz. (6 pack/84 oz.) ($0.29 Per Ounce)

1 cup cooked pasta = 43g carbs

1 cup squash = 10g carbs

33g carbs saved!

Potato Chips for Peanuts

or try one of my favorites, Popchips Potato Chips, 4 Flavor Variety Pack, 0.8 Ounce (Pack of 24)

1 oz. chips = 16g carbs

1 oz. peanuts = 6g carbs

10g carbs saved!

Breadcrumbs for Ground Almonds

or try one of my favorites, Pork Dust – Pork Rind Breadcrumbs (Pack of 3)

or these, Low Carb Seasoned Bread Crumbs – LC Foods – All Natural – Sugar Free – Diabetic Friendly – 5.8 oz

1/2 cup breadcrumbs = 39g carbs

1/2 cup ground almonds = 10g carbs

29g carbs saved!

French Fries for Baked Zucchini Sticks

16 large fries = 58g carbs

16 baked sticks = 29g carbs

29g carbs saved!

 

 

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