11 Best Low Carb Food Swaps

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Finding low carb alternatives for your favorite foods is a great way to enjoy tasty meals and snacks while reducing your carb intake. Try these easy and delicious substitutions!

Low Carb Tortillas

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Swap low-carb tortillas for sandwich wraps and tacos. They also make a great pizza crust. If gluten is an issue, try Egglife wraps.

Hearts of Palm Noodles

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Hearts of palm noodles have a delicious taste and texture that pairs well with sauces. They are an excellent alternative to traditional pasta dishes.

Try this recipe: Cajun Shrimp Alfredo Pasta

Cheese Crisps

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Cheese Crisps are a great option if you’re in the mood for something salty and crunchy, like potato chips. They also pair well with dips and can be a tasty alternative to croutons on salads.

Try them with Dill Pickle Dip.

Protein Bars

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Try protein bars instead of candy bars and granola bars with higher sugar levels. Look for protein bars that are low in carbohydrates and have no added sugar.

Almond Flour

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Almond flour is an excellent substitute for wheat flour in baked goods. To achieve the best texture, make sure to buy blanched, finely sifted almond flour.

Here’s a great recipe that uses almond flour: The Best Low Carb Biscuits

Hearts of Palm Rice

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Cauliflower rice is the most popular substitute for regular rice, but the new riced hearts of palm is also a delicious option for rice.

Almond Flour Crackers

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Almond flour crackers are an excellent substitute for traditional crackers and can be easily found in most grocery stores.

Low Carb Buns

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Lettuce-wrapped hamburgers are a favorite among those following low carb and keto, but sometimes you want the classic bun experience with your hamburger! Fortunately, low-carb buns offer a delicious alternative to enjoying your favorite burger.

Cauliflower Thins

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Cauliflower thins are excellent when used instead of bread for sandwiches, grilled cheese and mini pizzas.

Almond Milk

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Unsweetened almond coconut milk is an excellent substitute for regular milk and can be used as a coffee creamer. It’s also great with keto cereals.

Try it in a Low Carb Banana Smoothie

Low Carb Granola

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Low-carb granola is a tasty option for those who avoid high-sugar cereals. It has a satisfying crunch and goes well with almond milk for breakfast. It makes a great snack as well.

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Author: Natasha Newton (Natasha's Southern Flavor)
Natasha is the founder of Natasha’s Southern Flavor. She has a passion for sharing delicious family friendly low-carb recipes that are easy to make and use readily accessible ingredients. Natasha has published three bestselling cookbooks. Her books and recipes have been featured by CNET, Delish, Mindbodygreen, Parade and Women’s Health. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, two adult children, and three furbabies.
Read more about Natasha here.

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