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

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2. Instant Cinnamon "Oatmeal"


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.

12. Gluten-Free Five-Ingredient Banana Blender Muffins


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.

18. No-atmeal


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.

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


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

77. Sheet Pan Basil Halloumi Chicken


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.

88. Crispy Peanut Tofu and Cauliflower Rice Stir-Fry