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103 Things To Cook If You're Trying To Eat Fewer Carbs

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1. Eggs in Clouds

rachaelraymag.com

Egg whites, cheese, and bacon form cute little nests for perfect, soft yolks. Recipe here.

2. Instant Cinnamon "Oatmeal"

lowcarboneday.com

This "oatmeal" is grain-free and made from a mixture of chia seeds, flax seeds, and coconut. Not an exact substitute for the real thing, but totally delicious in its own right. Recipe here.

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3. Paleo Sausage Egg “McMuffin”

nomnompaleo.com

A classic, reimagined. Recipe here.

4. Tomato and Avocado Egg White Omelette

buzzfeed.com

Simple and pretty. Recipe here.

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5. Swiss Chard and Ricotta Pie With Sausage Crust

ibreatheimhungry.com

Regular pie crust can't hold a candle to one made of sausage, IMO. Recipe here.

6. Baked Eggs With Kale and Root Vegetable Mash

instagram.com

Recipe here.

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7. Stuffed Breakfast Bell Peppers

whatscookingmexico.com

If you think about it, they're like mini quiches with pepper crusts. Recipe here.

8. Gluten-Free Protein Crepes

fitsugar.com

You're gonna wanna make these every morning. Recipe here.

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9. Jumbo Chickpea Pancake

ohsheglows.com

It's like hummus and crepes had a delicious, savory love child. Recipe here.

10. Perfect Scrambled Eggs

Penny De Los Santos / saveur.com

Perfectly scrambled eggs are an art. Here's how.

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11. Gluten-Free Cinnamon and Coconut Pancakes

nomnompaleo.com

Coconut flour makes for some pretty delicious breakfast 'cakes. Recipe here.

12. Gluten-Free Five-Ingredient Banana Blender Muffins

instagram.com

It's probably more accurate to call these lowish-carb, thanks to ripe bananas that make the muffins delicious. But they're gluten- and grain-free, and not nearly as high-carb as your average breakfast pastry. Plus, the batter comes together in a blender and requires no bowl or whisk! Recipe here.

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13. Egg-Crust Breakfast Pizza With Pepperoni, Olives, Mozzarella, and Tomatoes

kalynskitchen.com

FWIW, the olives are optional. Recipe here.

14. Skillet-Fried Eggs With Ground Beef and Kale

instagram.com

Use whatever meat and greens you have on hand to make this fast and easy breakfast. Recipe here.

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15. Cauliflower Hash

anediblemosaic.com

Recipe here.

16. Avocado Green Tea Power Shake

alldayidreamaboutfood.com

Even creamier than a smoothie made with...well, cream. Recipe here.

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17. Tofu Scramble with Spinach and Tomatoes

thegardengrazer.com

Who says eggs get to have all the fun? Recipe here.

18. No-atmeal

marksdailyapple.com

1) Grind nuts, seeds, and spices in the food processor.

2) Whisk together almond milk, egg, and a mashed banana to a custard-y consistency.

3) Combine nut mixture with custard mixture, mix to combine, then heat or microwave.

You have to be careful not to heat it too much or too quickly (the egg will scramble), but this makes for a really delicious, hearty alternative for anyone who loves hot cereal. Recipe here.

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19. Apples and Peanut Butter

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Yes, almond butter would work, too. No recipe, because you can figure this one out on your own.

20. Shakshuka

theshiksa.com

Simply the best (brunch). Recipe here.

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21. Bacon-Baked Eggs

fitfoodiefinds.com

What could be bad about this? Recipe here.

22. Berries and Yogurt

idontcarebutyou.blogspot.com

Layer a few of your favorite berries with about a cup of plain, unsweetened yogurt. Add a few nuts or seeds on top, if you want.

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23. Mini Smoked Salmon Frittatas

Yunhee Kim / health.com

Never has something so cute been so classy. Recipe here.

24. No-Oat Chocolate-Hazelnut Granola

alldayidreamaboutfood.com

Buh-bye, cereal. Recipe here.

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25. Savory Egg and Cottage Cheese Breakfast Muffins

kalynskitchen.com

Muffins can take many forms. Recipe here.

26. Green Monster Smoothie

ohsheglows.com

Monstrously healthy, equally delicious. Recipe here.

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27. Paleo Breakfast Burrito

spoonfulofsugarfree.com

No one should have to give up breakfast burritos. Recipe here.

28. Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Sang An / realsimple.com

A satisfying solo brunch. Recipe here.

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29. Baby Kale, Mozzarella, and Egg Bake

kalynskitchen.com

Recipe here.

30. Blackberry Lemon Ricotta Parfait

alldayidreamaboutfood.com

If you're sick of fruit and yogurt, ricotta is a pretty great way to switch it up. Recipe here.

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31. Breakfast Vegetable Miso Soup With Chickpeas

wholeliving.com

Soup makes for a pretty great breakfast when it gets chilly. Recipe here.

32. Gluten-Free Chocolate Hazelnut Protein Waffles

alldayidreamaboutfood.com

These waffles are made with hazelnut flour, chocolate protein powder, and cocoa. Which basically means they taste like Nutella. Recipe here.

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33. Homemade Greek Yogurt

two-tarts.com

Homemade yogurt is actually so easy. Recipe here.

34. Gluten-Free Strawberry Nut Bars

lowcarboneday.com

Reminiscent of a PB&J. Recipe here.

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35. Tuna Salad With Feta and Olives

buzzfeed.com

You'll look forward to it all morning. Recipe here.

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36. Prosciutto-Wrapped Peach and Pistachio Salad

nomnompaleo.com

Pretty, filling, and so easy to pack. Recipe here.

37. Shaved Pork and Cheddar Sandwich on a Portobello "Bun"

buzzfeed.com

Recipe here.

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38. Shrimp and Cauliflower Salad With Lemon and Dill

ibreatheimhungry.com

Quick, easy, healthy. Recipe here.

39. Mini Turkey Meatloaf Cups With Sun Dried Tomato and Mozzarella

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These are so portable, and they make for a great lunch when you pack them with some veggies or a salad. Recipe here.

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40. Grilled Veggie and Steak Salad

buzzfeed.com

Recipe here.

41. Peachy Pork Lettuce Wraps and Cherry Tomatoes

nomnompaleo.com

Finger food. Recipe here.

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42. Paleo California Rolls

theclothesmakethegirl.com

Rice who? Recipe here.

43. Shawarma Chicken Bowls With Basil-Lemon Vinaigrette

theironyou.com

Much more reliable than street meat. Recipe here.

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44. Mediterranean Zucchini Noodle Pasta

theroastedroot.net

Zoodles are a great midday alternative to pasta, because there's no risk of a carb coma. Recipe here.

45. BLT Spring Rolls

whiteonricecouple.com

Recipe here.

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46. Skinny Omelette

101cookbooks.com

Use in place of a regular wrap or tortilla. Recipe here, but know that you can use whatever fillings you like.

47. Deconstructed Gyro Salad

theclothesmakethegirl.com

Recipe here.

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48. Chicken Enchilada-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

buzzfeed.com

Lotta good things going on here. Recipe here.

49. Stuffed Peppers

ourpaleolife.com

These stuffed peppers are just as good as the ones you grew up with. Recipe here.

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50. Chicken and Avocado Salad With Lime and Cilantro

kalynskitchen.com

When chicken salad is this good, it would be a shame to waste it on a sandwich. Recipe here.

51. Big Fat Vegan Nori Wrap

eat-spin-run-repeat.com

Light but filling, and so packed with flavor. Recipe here.

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52. Spaghetti Squash With Kale, Hazelnuts, and Chickpeas

mynewroots.org

Just as good when it's lukewarm. Recipe here.

53. Apple Chicken Salad

gimmesomeoven.com

Bright, filling, and flavor-packed. Recipe here.

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54. Shrimp Salad Cabbage Cups

kalynskitchen.com

No fork necessary. Recipe here.

55. Tuna Avocado Salad

deliciousbydre.com

Serve it right in the avocado! Recipe here.

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56. Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

ellaclaireinspired.com

Pack the lettuce separate from the toppings, then make your wraps at lunchtime. Recipe here.

57. Tofu Living Salad With Sesame-Lemon Dressing

backtoherroots.com

Mason jar salads are the new sandwich (???). Recipe here.

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58. BLT Avocado Salad

buzzfeed.com

BLAT. Recipe here.

59. No-Mayo Tuna Salad In Romaine Cups

BuzzFeed / buzzfeed.com

Healthy and fun. Recipe and packing directions here.

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60. Cauliflower “Cous Cous” With Leeks and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

ahouseinthehills.com

The cous cous is always the most bland part of the salad, anyway. Recipe here.

61. Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken With Roasted Leeks, Radishes, and Carrots

buzzfeed.com

Make a big batch of chicken in your slow cooker and a separate big batch of roasted vegetables. BOOM! Lunch all week. Recipe here.

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62. Spaghetti Squash Quiche

ifoodreal.com

Breakfast for lunch. Recipe here.

63. Caprese Avocado Salad

damndelicious.net

You're drivin' me ~caprese~. Recipe here.

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64. Thai Stuffed Avocados

eatliverun.com

Avocados are life. Recipe here.

65. One-Pan Chicken With Fennel, Tomatoes, Olives, and Spinach

buzzfeed.com

Recipe here.

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66. Tempeh “Bread” Kitchen Sink Sandwich

margaretsdish.blogspot.com

Really stretching the definition of "bread," but I'm OK with it. Recipe here.

67. Crab Salad-Stuffed Tomatoes With "Lazy Devil" Eggs

nomnompaleo.com

None of that scooping, mashing, and filling back up. Recipe here.

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68. Ginger Beef Lettuce Cups

buzzfeed.com

Pickled red onions make everything better. Recipe here.

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69. Shrimp and Asparagus Stir-Fry

buzzfeed.com

Some nights, you wanna keep it simple. Recipe here.

70. Mediterranean Chicken Lettuce Wrap Tacos

marthastewart.com

Nobody wants to give up Taco Tuesday. Recipe here.

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71. Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

iowagirleats.com

If you don't like spaghetti squash, you're probably just doing it wrong. Recipe here.

72. Sheet Pan Chicken Breasts With Squash and Brussels Sprouts

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So many flavors with so little mess! Recipe here.

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73. One-Pan Crispy Chicken and Brussels Sprouts

soletshangout.com

Not too many carbs, not too many dishes! Recipe here.

74. Flank Steak Salad

citizenchef.com

Salads are totally dinner appropriate when there's steak involved. Recipe here.

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75. Bacon-Cheddar Cauliflower Chowder

iowagirleats.com

All the flavor (read: cheese) of loaded baked potato soup, far fewer carbs. Recipe here.

76. Pizza Frittata

rachaelraymag.com

This frittata is on the dinner list because, really, there seems like no better way to end the day. Recipe here.

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77. Sheet Pan Basil Halloumi Chicken

buzzfeed.com

Halloumi cheese is great because it can stand up to really high heat, so instead of melting everywhere, it gets toasty and a little charred. Recipe here.

78. Pesto Zucchini Spaghetti

perrysplate.com

The best thing about zoodles is that they leave so much extra room for fillings. Recipe here.

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79. Cauliflower Pizza

umamiholiday.com

Really it's a cheese crust with a little bit of cauliflower. Recipe here.

80. Chicken Enchilada-Stuffed Zucchini Boats

skinnytaste.com

Tortillas are really just a vessel for the good stuff. Recipe here.

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81. Salmon BLT Stacks

barbellsandbellinis.com

You can really never go wrong with anything BLT. Recipe here.

82. Vietnamese Cauli-Fried Rice

urbanposer.blogspot.com

Cauliflower "rice" is a remarkably convincing substitute. Recipe here.

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83. Chicken in Creamy Green Onion Sauce

lowcarbsosimple.com

Recipe here.

84. Greek Stuffed Peppers

buzzfeed.com

Recipe here.

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85. Eggplant Pizza

kalynskitchen.com

I'll take five, please. Recipe here.

86. Baked Turkey, Quinoa, and Zucchini Meatballs in Lettuce Wraps

cookincanuck.com

A little bit of quinoa holds these together without adding too many carbs. Recipe here.

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87. Marinated Flank Steak With Cauliflower “Rice” and Mustard Greens

buzzfeed.com

Recipe here.

88. Crispy Peanut Tofu and Cauliflower Rice Stir-Fry

minimalistbaker.com

Tofu can really achieve greatness when done right. Recipe here.

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89. Seared Scallops With Pancetta and Brussels Sprouts

seriouseats.com

So many people are afraid to cook scallops at home, but really they're so fast, and all you need is a nice hot pan. Recipe here.

90. Spaghetti Squash With Spinach, Parmesan, and a Fried Egg

buzzfeed.com

Recipe here.

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91. One-Pan Chicken Thighs With Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, and Apple Jus

buzzfeed.com

Basically you take fall and cram it all into a single skillet. Recipe here.

92. Chicken and Sugar Snap Peas

blog.williams-sonoma.com

For when you're craving Chinese takeout. Recipe here.

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93. Spicy Roasted Tofu and Portobello Mushroom Bowl

buzzfeed.com

Veggie-packed, low-carb, and totally vegetarian. Recipe here.

94. Cheesy Baked Spaghetti Squash and Spinach

skinnytaste.com

Not quite mac 'n' cheese, but a pretty OK alternative. Recipe here.

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95. Paleo Crockpot Chili

paleonewbie.com

No beans, but plenty of bacon to make up for it. Recipe here.

96. Zucchini Noodle Shrimp Scampi

damndelicious.net

Nothin' wimpy about this shrimp. Recipe here.

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97. Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps

thecomfortofcooking.com

Recipe here.

98. Collard-Wrapped Turkey Burger

buzzfeed.com

No bun? Still fun. Recipe here.

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99. Feta-Stuffed Turkey Meatloaf With Tzatziki Sauce

alldayidreamaboutfood.com

Instead of breadcrumbs, this loaf is held together with coconut flour. And, obviously, stuffed with cheese. Recipe here.

100. Zucchini Noodles With Heirloom Tomato Basil Sauce

halfbakedharvest.com

Top with poached eggs for best (and most filling) results. Recipe here.

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101. Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs With Braised Cabbage

buzzfeed.com

Cozy up to this baby. Recipe here.

102. Portobello and Halloumi “Burgers”

mushroominfo.com

Low-carb AND meat-free. Recipe here.

103. Spaghetti Squash With Bacon, Spinach, and Goat Cheese

buzzfeed.com

A true winner. (Trust me.) Recipe here.