30 Low Carb Foods that Taste Great

With the popularity of low-carb dieting on the rise, the search for low carb foods that taste great is also on the rise.  These foods can consist of low carb swaps for some of your favorite starchy or sugary foods or simple single food items that are low in carbohydrates. Check out this list of 30 of the best tasting low carb foods out there!

  1. Bacon

Of course, we are starting this list out with one of the man’s favorite foods. Bacon! Bacon can be used in many different dishes and or just ate by itself.  You can even use bacon as a bun for a sandwich!

  1. Pork

One of the great things about pork is that is can often be consumed with veggies and does not require bread to make for a great dish.

  1. Beef

There is nothing like a big steak or hamburger to make you feel like you aren’t on a diet. Just remember if you are eating a burger you’ll want to remove the bun to stay low carb!

  1. Chicken

Chopping up a nice juicy chicken breast and adding to your salad can be a great way to maintain a low carb lifestyle and have great food?

  1. Fish

Fish can come in many different forms and can be served in a variety of ways. The one thing most of the variations have in common is that they are low in carbohydrates!

  1. Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce wraps are perfect for a low carb lifestyle because they can take the place of bread or buns on your favorite sandwiches!

  1. Cauliflower Crust

If you haven’t tried cauliflower pizza crust yet then you are seriously missing out! You won’t even miss the pizza!

  1. Beef Jerky

Snacking on a low carb diet can be a challenge but most gas stations and convenience stores carry beef jerky which is a great low carb snack option!

  1. Pork Rinds

Pork rinds come in many different flavors now and they can be a great replacement to your favorite chip. You can even use them to make nachos!

  1. Cheese Shell Tacos

Missing out on Taco Tuesday? You don’t have to with cheese shell tacos!  They make a great replacement for hard shell tacos!

  1. Cheese Sticks

Cheese sticks make another great on the go low carb snack that tastes great!

  1. Mushrooms

Not only are mushrooms good for you but they also taste great and are low in carbs!

  1. Avocados

If you need to add a little fat into your diet, Avocados can be a great way. While they do have a few extra carbs in them the majority of the carbs come from fiber!

  1. Eggs

Eggs can be served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner and they are always low carb!

  1. Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt can be a nice low carb treat, especially when combined with your favorite protein powder. Be careful of the flavored Greek yogurt since those can contain added sugar!

  1. Peppers

If you need to add some volume to your meals peppers can be a great way to do so without all the added carbohydrates!

  1. Dark Chocolate

Sweet tooth? Dark chocolate is much lower in sugar than traditional milk chocolate with some other added health benefits as well!

  1. Almonds

Almonds are another go-to snack option on a low carb diet.

  1. Brazil Nuts

Just like almonds, Brazil nuts are a great snack option but if you are concerned with calories to be sure to portion these out. They are very high in healthy fats!

  1. Turkey

Turkey is a great lean source of protein and it is also a low carb food that tastes great!

  1. Macadamia Nuts

Of the nuts we have mentioned so fat, macadamia nuts are the lowest in carbs and in my personal opinion the best tasting!

  1. Nut Butter

Nut butter can be a nice cure to your sweet tooth but be sure to check your label. Some nut butter can contain a lot of added sugar!

  1. Olives

Olives are one of my favorite little snacks to munch on. Not only are they low carb but they are low calorie as well!

  1. Pecans

Pecans are another great example of a low carb snack that tastes great and is great on the go!

  1. Cold Cut Meat

There are several different types of cold cuts that you can have. One of my favorite things to do is combine them with cheese and make into little wraps!

  1. Blue Berries

Having fruit on a low carb diet can be challenging but fruits like blueberries are lower in carbohydrate and make a great addition to your Greek yogurt!

  1. Strawberries

Strawberries, like blueberries, can be a great low carb fruit option to keep you on your diet.

  1. Sugar-Free Drinks

Even when trying to adopt a healthier lifestyle you may find yourself craving a sugary soda. Like some sugar-free drinks may contain some questionable ingredients, in moderation they are much better than their sugary alternatives!

  1. Sugar-Free Desserts

Desserts like sugar-free pudding can be just what you need to prevent yourself from falling off the wagon with your sweet tooth

  1. Low Carb Protein Bars

Low Carb protein bars like the ones made at Quest Nutrition can not only be a great way to fuel your body on the go but also provide you with a great tasting snack that is low in carbs!

It may be difficult for some people to adopt a low carb lifestyle and for almost everyone, it takes some serious adjustment.  However, through proper planning and finding out which tasty low carb alternatives you like, it can become much easier.  You may not end up like all of the foods on this list but be sure to give some of them a try.  You may find that as you change your diet your taste buds change too!

About The Author:

Brian Bishop is a true health and nutrition enthusiast. He loves to read, watch and listen to anything about health. He is the best nootropics guide as he is always experimenting on himself for best results. Brian wants to share his knowledge so others can enjoy the benefits.

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