40 Amazing And Delicious Low Carb Recipes

40 Amazing And Delicious Low Carb Recipes

Once you decide to start eating low carb, staying low carb is not as easy as it might seem.

A low carb diet can get boring pretty quick if you don’t have enough variety in your diet.

The best way to get variety is to try out new foods and new recipes!

Here are 40 delicious low carb recipes that will keep you motivated and inspired to stay on track with your low carb weight loss efforts.

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Low Carb Breakfasts

1. Cinnamon Toasted Coconut Cereal

When you go low carb, most people don’t expect to be able to eat cereal again. This recipe allows you to enjoy cereal because instead of carb and sugar filled processed cereal, it’s made out of coconut! You only need 5 ingredients to make this delicious recipe.

Cinnamon Toasted Coconut Cereal

2. Chocolate Hazelnut Protein Waffles

Not only are these wonderful waffles low carb, they are gluten free as well. Waffles make the start to any day great. Yum!

Chocolate Hazelnut Protein Waffles

3. Flourless Egg and Cottage Cheese Savory Breakfast Muffin

These muffins are flourless, meatless, nutritious, and delicious. The recipe makes 12 small muffins. They keep well in the fridge and you can reheat them in the microwave or toaster oven.

Flourless Egg and Cottage Cheese Savory Breakfast Muffin

4. Cottage Cheese Pancakes

These pancakes will impress even the pickiest of eaters. Vanilla and honey give them a delicately sweet flavor, while the eggs and cottage cheese used in these pancakes provide a decent amount of protein.

Cottage Cheese Pancakes

5. Simple Egg Salad

Eggs are a staple breakfast food for people following a low carb diet, and for good reason. This egg salad is so simple and quick to prepare (it only has 6 ingredients). It’s seasoned with chives, lemon juice, and celery.

Simple Egg Salad

6. Tomato and Zucchini Frittata

Frittatas are such an inexpensive meal to make. Not only are they low carb, but they are gluten free too. This recipe is full of fiber from the zucchini and tomatoes, which is great for your digestion and keeps you full longer.

Tomato and Zucchini Frittata

7. Peppermint Patty Protein Shake

Shakes and smoothies make the quickest breakfasts. This cool protein shake includes cottage cheese which gives it a rich consistency. It also includes stevia as a sweetener which helps to keep the carbs low.

Peppermint Patty Protein Shake

8. Chia Breakfast Bowl

Chia seeds are a superfood, and one of the healthiest foods in the world. This super bowl is such an easy breakfast to make – it only takes two minutes to mix all of the ingredients in a container, and then put it in the fridge overnight. Once you wake up your breakfast will be ready to eat.

Chia Breakfast Bowl

9. Eggs in Avocado Boat

You can’t go wrong with this recipe. It only contains four ingredients, yet the flavor is out of this world. Try it for yourself to see!

Eggs in Avocado Boat

10. Jumbo Chickpea Pancake

If you are looking for a low carb vegan breakfast recipe, this is the perfect one. It is full of fiber and protein. The chickpea pancake is made out of chickpea flour.

Jumbo Chickpea Pancake

11. Low Carb Microwave Bread

This bread is more on the soft side, and it has a distinct “eggy” flavor. The main ingredients used are egg and coconut flour. This bread readily absorbs any topping that you want to put on it, such as butter, coconut oil, honey, jam, or cream cheese.

Low Carb Microwave Bread

12. Baked Eggs and Asparagus with Parmesan

If you like both runny egg yolks and asparagus, this is the perfect recipe for you. It’s especially ideal to make when fresh asparagus is in season.

Baked Eggs and Asparagus with Parmesan

13. Low Carb Banana Bread Bites

Bananas are very high in potassium, which is an important mineral for your heart health. These banana bites are more on the sweet side. They’re the perfect thing to start your day off with if you have a sweet tooth in the morning.

Low Carb Banana Bread Bites

14. omm French Toast

Who doesn’t love French toast for breakfast? Instead of bread, this recipe uses a coconut muffin that is similar to an English muffin.

omm French Toast

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15. Low-Carb Strawberry Cream Cheese Muffins

Muffins make the perfect breakfast food, but it can be hard to find a good low carb muffin recipe. Unlike most other baked goods, these muffins only get better once they are refrigerated. They are made using almond flour, which is high in protein and low in carbs.

Low-Carb Strawberry Cream Cheese Muffins

Low Carb Lunches

16. blt Spring Rolls

Fresh spring rolls that are full of crispy lettuce, fresh tomatoes, herbs, and bacon make the perfect lunch to bring to work or school.

blt Spring Rolls

17. Shawarma Chicken Bowls with Basil-Lemon Vinaigrette

You’ll have no desire to eat out for lunch if you know you have this delicious chicken shawarma waiting in the fridge!

Shawarma Chicken Bowls with Basil-Lemon Vinaigrette

18. Tofu Living Salad with Sesame-Lemon Dressing

This is the perfect recipe to make if you want to go meatless for a meal. This salad in a jar is so convenient and it’s very easy to prepare in advance as well.

Tofu Living Salad with Sesame-Lemon Dressing

19. Tempeh “Bread” Kitchen Sink Sandwich

This is another meat-free recipe. It’s vegan, and gluten free. Stuff your tempeh bread with whatever veggies and ingredients you want. Avocado, lettuce, tomatoes, and cucumber all taste great together!

Tempeh “Bread” Kitchen Sink Sandwich

20. Mediterranean Zucchini Noodle Pasta

When you eat regular wheat pasta for lunch, it leaves you feeling heavy and wanting an afternoon nap. Zucchini noodles don’t leave you heavy, so they are a much smarter choice. They are low carb and naturally gluten-free. Plus, they are much lower in calories and higher in fiber.

Mediterranean Zucchini Noodle Pasta

21. Tuna Avocado Salad

This is the perfect lunch to make when you are in a hurry or when you don’t feel like cooking anything. You only need three ingredients to make it.

Tuna Avocado Salad

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22. Chicken and Avocado Salad with Lime and Cilantro

This low carb salad includes a refreshing zesty combination of flavors. It’s also gluten free, and the ideal salad to bring to work with you to keep you full until dinner.

Chicken and Avocado Salad with Lime and Cilantro

23. Paleo California Rolls

Who said that rice was a necessary ingredient for California rolls?! This rice-less, soy-free sushi will change the way you look at sushi. You don’t have to give up the traditional foods you eat when you go low carb, you just need to find recipes like this one that makes adjustments and tastes just as good.

Paleo California Rolls

24. Peachy Pork Lettuce Wraps and Cherry Tomatoes

No fork is necessary to eat this lunch! Leftover tenderloin is perfect for lettuce wraps, and the peach jam adds a deliciously sweet flavor.

Peachy Pork Lettuce Wraps and Cherry Tomatoes

25. Shrimp and Cauliflower Salad with Lemon and Dill

This low carb and gluten free salad recipe makes a generous amount of 6 cups. You are sure to have lots of leftovers to eat for lunch throughout the week.

Shrimp and Cauliflower Salad with Lemon and Dill

26. Prosciutto-Wrapped Peach and Pistachio Salad

Prosciutto-wrapped peaches on a bed of bitter greens, is a classic Italian starter. This recipe makes it filling enough for a whole meal, and a beautiful one at that.

Prosciutto-Wrapped Peach and Pistachio Salad

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Low Carb Dinners

27. Pizza Frittata

The title of the recipe says enough. This low carb dinner is the perfect satisfying comfort meal that will feed your entire family.

Pizza Frittata

28. Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

Spaghetti squash is a wonderful pasta alternative. It’s easy to cook, low calorie, and gluten-free!

Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

29. Bacon-Cheddar Cauliflower Chowder

This is a fantastic low carb alternative to baked potato soup. It is extremely thick, creamy, and full of flavor.

Bacon-Cheddar Cauliflower Chowder

30. Seared Scallops with Pancetta and Brussels Sprouts

So many people are afraid to cook scallops at home, but there’s really no reason to be! It is so quick and easy. If you’ve never cooked scallops before, this recipe will be a game changer for you.

Seared Scallops with Pancetta and Brussels Sprouts

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31. Paleo Crockpot Chili

This chili is hearty and soul-warming. It is loaded with extra veggies. There aren’t any beans in this recipe, but it’s topped with bacon and avocado. The best part is that if you have a slow cooker, it will do most of the work for you.

Paleo Crockpot Chili

32. Feta Stuffed Turkey Meatloaf with Tzatziki Sauce

This recipe uses coconut flour to help keep the meat moist and hold everything together. It’s such a delicious and filling meatloaf.

Feta Stuffed Turkey Meatloaf with Tzatziki Sauce

33. Portabella and Halloumi “Burgers”

If you are looking for the perfect low carb meatless dinner, these mushroom and cheese sandwiches totally fit the criteria.

Portabella and Halloumi “Burgers”

34. Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps

Try out these fun and delicious Asian beef lettuce wraps for a fresh and healthy twist on your usual dinner menu.

Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps

35. Low Carb Cauliflower Fried Rice

Once you process cauliflower, it turns into the most magical rice substitute. Gluten free and completely low carb. It’s super quick to make, and tastes just like regular fried rice!

Low Carb Cauliflower Fried Rice

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Low Carb Desserts

36. Lemon Squares

These lemon bars make the perfect dessert. They would be great for serving at a picnic or gathering.

Lemon Squares

37. Chocolate-Dipped Apricots

These chocolate-dipped dried apricots are a great healthy dessert. You can also use any other dried fruit that you want instead of (or in addition to) apricots.

Chocolate-Dipped Apricots

38. Flourless Brownies

These brownies will satisfy all your chocolate cravings. They are totally flourless and gluten-free too.

Flourless Brownies

39. Airy Almond Cookies

These almond cookies are light and airy. They make a wonderful, simple treat for a dessert or snack. You can substitute the almonds for any other nut that you want.

Airy Almond Cookies

40. Cherry Cobbler

This cherry cobbler is easy to make, and of course, low carb. It combines the tart flavor of the red cherries with the sweet and fluffy topping.

Cherry Cobbler

Just these 40 recipes alone will keep you going on your low carb diet for a while. Make one or two recipes per week along with other easy to make low carb meals, so you always have plenty of variety. Also check out some of our ketogenic meals for even more low carb recipes.

The Best Low Carb Recipes

  1. Cinnamon toasted coconut cereal
  2. Chocolate hazelnut protein waffles
  3. Flourless egg and cottage cheese savory breakfast muffin
  4. Cottage cheese pancakes
  5. Simple egg salad
  6. Tomato and zucchini frittata
  7. Peppermint patty protein shake
  8. Chia breakfast bowl
  9. Eggs in avocado boat
  10. Jumbo chickpea pancake
  11. Low carb microwave bread
  12. Baked eggs and asparagus with parmesan
  13. Low Carb banana bread bites
  14. omm french toast
  15. Low-carb strawberry cream cheese muffins
  16. blt spring rolls
  17. Shawarma chicken bowls with basil-lemon vinaigrette
  18. Tofu living salad with sesame-lemon dressing
  19. Tempeh “bread” kitchen sink sandwich
  20. Mediterranean zucchini noodle pasta
  21. Tuna avocado salad
  22. Chicken and avocado salad with lime and cilantro
  23. Paleo california rolls
  24. Peachy pork lettuce wraps and cherry tomatoes
  25. Shrimp and cauliflower salad with lemon and dill
  26. Prosciutto-wrapped peach and pistachio salad
  27. Pizza frittata
  28. Spaghetti squash and meatballs
  29. Bacon-cheddar cauliflower chowder
  30. Seared scallops with pancetta and brussels sprouts
  31. Paleo crockpot chili
  32. Feta stuffed turkey meatloaf with tzatziki sauce
  33. Portabella and halloumi “burgers”
  34. Asian beef lettuce wraps
  35. Low carb cauliflower fried rice
  36. Lemon squares
  37. Chocolate-dipped apricots
  38. Flourless brownies
  39. Airy almond cookies
  40. Cherry cobbler

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30 comments… add one
  • adina March 9, 2018, 5:16 pm

    low-carb desserts are my best friend! i just can’t wait to try them! i am sure they will satisfy my cravings.

  • ellen March 8, 2018, 3:13 pm

    tuna avocado salad and chicken avocado salad..i will try these 2 first! =)
    thank you for all the recipes in this list, i really like them and would want to try them all out!

  • acacia March 7, 2018, 3:12 pm

    i love sweets! the Low Carb Banana Bread Bites is just perfect for me and the rest of the low carb recipes in this article will absolutely leave me feeling satisfied! yummy!

  • criselda March 6, 2018, 2:24 pm

    i love cinnamon and coconuts! omg, this “Cinnamon toasted coconut cereal” sounds yum! i will surely make this for my family, thanks to you!

  • lily March 5, 2018, 8:35 pm

    how awesome is this?! i now have more ideas to prepare for me and my boyfriend! thanks for sharing these recipes. <3

  • ruth March 2, 2018, 4:48 pm

    i can definitely rely on these recipes so i would not go off track my low-carb diet. i also care about my friends so i will share this helpful article with them.

  • ashli March 1, 2018, 5:16 pm

    i am actually looking for some new ideas for reduced carb dishes i can serve my family. this article is truly amazing. can’t wait to try these recipes.

  • frances February 28, 2018, 4:55 pm

    oh gosh! you are a lifesaver! these breakfast recipes are just what i need! thank you for sharing them.

  • sydney February 27, 2018, 1:24 pm

    wow! you don’t know how happy i am right now..i’m so excited to try all these!

  • clara February 26, 2018, 7:33 pm

    glad to know that i can still enjoy the foods that i love even when on a diet. these recipes are easy to prepare, full of flavor and absolutely perfect for breakfast, lunch and dinner!

  • isla February 22, 2018, 8:24 pm

    definitely loving the desserts on this post. i will start making them for the whole family. i’m sure we’d all love them!

  • bettina February 21, 2018, 7:12 pm

    these recipes are just plain awesome! i have just started to cut back on my carbs and this is absolutely the best read for me.

  • raelynn February 20, 2018, 11:32 pm

    breakfast is indeed the most important meal of the day but i’m usually stuck with oats and cereals because i’m usually in a hurry. so thanks to you, you just gave me an amazing list of healthy and fun breakfast ideas i can make.

  • aida February 19, 2018, 1:06 pm

    wow, these are all awesome! they don’t even give me the feel of going low-carb at all.thanks for sharing these recipes, i’ll try them all!

  • collette February 19, 2018, 11:28 am

    it is very hard to stay healthy throughout the year, good thing i saw this article. i will no longer have a difficult time whenever i prepare low-carb recipes. thanks.

  • lucy February 16, 2018, 7:47 pm

    it is very hard to stay healthy throughout the year, good thing i saw this post. i will no longer have a difficult time whenever i prepare low-carb recipes.

  • talitha February 15, 2018, 8:22 pm

    i am sure my kids will love these recipes. will start to make Tomato and Zucchini Frittata for dinner.

  • angelica February 14, 2018, 2:33 pm

    it is very hard to stay healthy. glad you shared this article. very informative and helpful.

  • caroline February 13, 2018, 6:33 pm

    i love avocados and i’m liking the sound of tuna avocado salad that’s really healthy and delicious.

  • claire February 12, 2018, 1:10 pm

    wow! with these recipes, i can still enjoy my favorite foods while keeping up with my low-carb diet journey.

  • harper February 8, 2018, 9:23 pm

    too many choices and they all seem yum! can’t wait to try them myself!

  • allaine February 7, 2018, 3:05 pm

    eggs in avocado boat? love how it sounds and sure to be fun to make as well.

  • merlie February 6, 2018, 12:15 am

    love it! i’n into low carb diet and these are awesome ideas!

  • daisy February 4, 2018, 6:44 pm

    all of these low carb recipes are jaw-dropping!

  • karylle January 31, 2018, 11:22 pm

    i’m really practicing a low carb diet and this is a grat help for me.

  • briana January 29, 2018, 9:29 pm

    these low carb recipes ae very easy to make.

  • destiny January 25, 2018, 3:50 pm

    mouth-watering recipes! i would love to try them all

  • chloe January 24, 2018, 7:14 pm

    thanks for sharing these recipes.

  • belle January 23, 2018, 6:03 pm

    awesome! these don’t look like you’re depriving yourself much.

  • riley October 9, 2017, 11:50 pm

    i would like to start a low carb diet, i heard a lot of benefits.

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