If you're being mindful of your carb intake for health or macro reasons, or are just trying to balance out heavier carb days from time to time, then these 35 Easy Low Carb Recipe Meal Prep Ideas are the perfect place to start.
For those less familiar with what a low carb diet is, let's take a little bit deeper look. According to the Mayo Clinic, A low-carb diet limits carbohydrates — such as those found in grains, starchy vegetables, and fruit — and emphasizes foods high in protein and fat. Here is a related article: Healthy Alternatives to White Rice
Common natural sources of carbohydrates include:
- Starchy vegetables (potatoes, squash, etc)
- Starchy fruits (bananas, plantains, etc)
- Grains (rice, oats, pasta)
- Legumes (beans, peas, lentils)
There are also added sources such as sugar, flour, etc. that are found in processed items like cakes, cookies, cereals, bread, etc.
Most people use a low carb diet with the intent for weight loss or to change eating habits, but it can also be helpful with certain medical conditions such as diabetes or heart disease.
So, whether you are following a low carb diet, trying to be a little more conscious of your eating habits, or just want some new tasty inspiration for your next meal prep, we have you covered with these 35 Easy Low Carb Recipe Meal Prep Ideas.
What's in store in this roundup up of 35 Easy Low Carb Recipe Meal Prep Ideas?
For breakfast, we have both sweet and savory low carb recipe options. From pancakes to breakfast salads, egg scrambles, muffins, and even a no oatmeal 'oats' recipe. This roundup has something for everyone to make sure the day starts out in their perfect way.
Our main dishes, which work for both lunch and/or dinner include everything from salmon, to beef, to shrimp and chicken. There are remakes on some of your favorite takeout meals like sesame chicken and fried rice, pizza - gone keto, lasagna, and even Philly cheesesteak.
What day would be complete without a little sweet snack or dessert? Life is all about balance, right? We think so at least! We have a recipe for the best chocolate peanut butter comes, a keto cheesecake for something a little more decadent and a few super easy fat bomb recipes that are perfect to just grab and eat.
Lunch or Dinner