Trying Paleo? Here are 24 Wildly Popular Low Carb Recipes

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Low carb diets don't always mean torture. Here are 24 delicious recipes that will make you forget bread and pasta ever existed (at least for a little bit).

1. Spaghetti Squash

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Spaghetti squash is a great pasta alternative! It's healthy, easy, and delicious!

Check out this easy recipe!

2. Zucchini Lasagna

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Another healthy alternative! The Zucchini lasagna keeps your carb and sugar intake at an all time low without compromising the bold flavors of the classic lasagna dish we've all come to love!

Recipe found here!

3. Quinoa Fried "Rice"

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You can thank us later.

Recipe found here!

4. Flourless Banana Pancakes

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Ditch the bagel, and treat yourself with some scrumptious pancakes that are actually good for your body!

Recipe found here!

5. Roasted Brussel Sprouts

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Brussel sprouts are rich in Vitamin C, folic acid, fiber, and antioxidants. They're not only good for you, but they make perfect side dish to any meal!

Recipe found here!

6. Ratatouille Casserole

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The more color, the healthier! And Ratatouille is indeed colorful. It's a classic french dish that can be prepared as a stew or like the image above, a casserole. If dairy isn't an issue, sprinkle some parmesan cheese for added flavor!

Recipe found here!

7. The Lettuce Burger

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Who says you have to eliminate burgers from your healthy diet? Substitute the buns with lettuce and slap on some avocado, and you've got yourself a tasty and nutritious green burger.

Recipe found here!

8. The Perfect Steak

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A perfectly seared steak is always a good idea. It's like a cheat meal without the carbs!

Recipe found here!

9. Balsamic Rosemary Roasted Vegetables

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Forego the rice, mashed potatoes, and french fries. Roast veggies make the perfect side dish!

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10. Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps

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Swap carne asada with turkey meat and the tortillas for lettuce for a healthy spin to the favorite Tuesday dish.

Recipe found here!

11. Plantains and Guacamole

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Chips have always been the ultimate culprit to healthy eating. By switching to plantain chips, you'll achieve the same crunch and flavor without the unhealthy effects of potato chips.

Recipe found here!

12. Kale Chips

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For non-kale fans, this might just change your mind.

Recipe found here!

13. Caprese Salad

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It's simple, refreshing, and easy to make. For a vegan option, substitute the mozzarella cheese with avocado slices instead!

Recipe found here!

14. Basil Baked Chicken Legs

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Chicken is a staple to a healthy diet. It can be prepared in so many ways, so you'll never be bored eating the same thing over and over again. Try this recipe for your next chicken dish!

Recipe found here!

15. Cauliflower Rice

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It's gluten free and vegan! Try this recipe to achieve the signature cilantro lime rice flavor from chipotle!

Recipe found here!

16. Cauliflower Pizza Crust (with BBQ Chicken Pizza)

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It's not delivery, it's cauliflower pizza!

Recipe found here!

17. Citrus Salmon with Orange Relish

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Citrus and seafood - a match made in heaven!

Recipe found here!

18. Lentil Salad

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A lentil salad is a great picnic dish. It's easy to make, and there's no need to reheat. More importantly, lentils are rich in folic acids which is essential to cell development and metabolism of specific biochemical reactions.

Recipe found here!

19. Shakshuka with Feta

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Though this dish originated in North Africa, various cultures have applied their own spins to this classic egg dish. It's a perfect meal for any time of the day. Get rid of the bread, and eat this with roasted veggies or on its own.

Recipe found here!

20. Avocado Breakfast Bowl

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It's easy to grab a banana and a cup of coffee, but consider a satisfying meal instead. A hearty breakfast is a great way to kick start a busy day!

Recipe found here!

21. Mason Jar Salads

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Meal prep is essential in weight loss, and these mason jar salads make it super easy. Prep these bad boys on Sunday, and you'll have a filling and healthy lunch throughout the week. There's a plethora of recipes online depending on your preference and dietary restrictions.

Recipe found here!

22. Healthy Ice Cream

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Curb those frozen treat cravings, and opt for this healthy ice cream alternative instead. Trust me, there's little to no difference!

Recipe found here!

23. Watermelon Granita

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The perfect summertime treat that still good for the summer body!

Recipe found here!

24. A Classic Fruit Cup

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When all else fails, a classic fruit cup of your favorite sliced fruits will certainly do the job!

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