22 Low-Carb Substitutes for Quicker Weight Loss
Starting a low carb diet can be really difficult especially when you have eaten high carb all your life. In this post I have put together a list of 22 low carb substitutes to help you achieve a quicker weight loss.
The substitutes taste quite like the high carb ” sister” without the accompanying weight gain that usually follows after such a meal.
It is my hope that this food swaps will bring in variety during meal times and ultimately our desired weight loss dream.
22 Low Carb Substitutes in an Alphabetical Order
Amala is the Nigerian swallow that is made from yam or plantain flour. A cup of Amala contains 55 grams of carbs and is sure to take you out of ketosis.
This egg plant swallow is the low carb substitute for amala in every sense of the word substitute. Right from the color to the consistency and even the way it feels on the fingers not to mention the smoothness down the throat with the “draw” soup but it contains only 5 grams per cup.
That gives you a whooping 50 grams carb savings!
To enjoy your regular burgers, ditch the bun and use a few lettuce leaves. The bun has 21 grams of carbs while 3 lettuce leaves have ZERO.
3. BREAD CRUMBS
Half a cup of bread crumbs has 29 grams of carbs whereas almond flour has just 6 grams.
4. French Fries
8. MASHED POTATOES
12. POTATO CHIPS
13. POTATO CHIPS
14. POTATO SALAD
16. SANDWICHES AND ROLL UPS
20. WHITE FLOUR/BAKING
I’m sure you know some other low carb substitutes, kindly share them.