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Low Carbohydrate Vegetables

Low carbohydrate vegetables will be prefect for low glycemic diets or any of the low carb diets. 

The following low carbohydrate food list will include low carbohydrate vegetables. 

Plus some of the fruits that most people mistake for vegetables.  It will also include low carb herbs - which herbs are naturally.

And you will learn how to make pasta with zucchini to replace those high carb noodles.  And learn how to make kale chips to replace those high carb chips.

Low Carbohydrate Food List -
Low Carbohydrate Vegetables

Asparagus, Fiddle Head Ferns, Green Beans, Alfalfa Sprouts

Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Brussel Sprouts, Radishes, Kohlrabi, Daikon

Mushrooms, Okra, Celery, Leeks, Green Onions, Garlic, Bamboo Shoots, Sea Vegetables

Lettuce, Kale, Chard, Spinach, Endive, Radicchio, Collard Greens, Mustard Greens, Dandelion Greens, Watercress

Low Carbohydrate Vegetables
that are Actually Fruit

Bell Peppers, Hot Peppers, Eggplant, Tomato, Cucumber, Olives, Zucchini

Low Carb Herbs

Basil, Arugula, Bay Leaf, Chervil, Dill, Rosemary, Thyme, Cilantro, Parsley, Fennel, Marjoram, Lemon Grass, Mint, Oregano, Sage, Tarragon

Higher Carb Vegetables

Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Pumpkin, Parsnips, and Beets

Just be careful not to overdo it with the higher carb vegetables because your body can only handle a certain amount of sugar at one time.

By the way some of these vegetables should only be eaten cooked!

Low Carb Recipes
- Zucchini Noodles

Low Carb Toppings for Your Spiralized Noodles:

  • Olive Oil and Garlic
  • Olive Oil and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
  • Sugar Free Homemade or Store Bought Spaghetti Sauce
  • Pesto Sauce

I've used a couple different spiralizers and it does make the job of making raw noodles a lot easier. 

And if you decide to cook your zucchini noodles - you might want to use the spiralizer in this video as it makes a thicker noodle than the other spiralizers.

You could also use the higher carb vegetables to make noodles in a spiralizer, but they will contain more sugar and raise your blood sugar a bit more than low carb vegetables.

Low Carb Kale Chips

I prefer to make my kale chips in the dehydrator and I also prefer to use organic Dino kale or flat leaf kale over the curly kind because it contains less oxalates which can create stones in your body.

If you prefer to use the oven when making your kale chips, just be sure to keep an eye on them.

You can also find a variety of kale chips at your local grocery stores these days, but it's so much cheaper to make them yourself.

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