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Low Carb Versions of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

On a low carb diet? Don't worry, you can still have you favorite comfort foods without the carbs or added inches to your waistline. You'll love these healthier twists on classic dishes that bring all the taste and flavor.

Lasagna

Eggplant and zucchini make an excellent sub for lasagna noodles. Or use a pepper as the boat to hold your lasagna filings for the same great taste.

Zucchini Lasagna with Beef & Sausage

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Photo by Sherri

Roasted Eggplant Lasagna

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Photo by SunnyDaysNora

Lasagna Pepper Boats

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Photo by Naples34102

Pasta Carbonara

There's nothing more satisfying than bacon, cheese and pasta. Spaghetti Squash, zucchini and sweet potato work as a supplement for the noodles working well as a vehicle for the rich, creamy sauce.

Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

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Photo by Dani Guerrero

Zoodles ala Carbonara

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Photo by Buckwheat Queen

Sweet Potato Carbonara with Spinach & Mushrooms

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Photo by Eating Well

Mac and Cheese

"Cauliflower" and Cheese

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Photo by Soup Loving Nicole

Brownies

Don't worry dessert isn't off the list for people watching their carbs. Simple flour swaps make a rich, indulgent treat perfect for those chocolate cravings.

Coconut Flour Chocolate Brownies

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Photo by Buckwheat Queen

Black Bean Brownies

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Photo by Lisa Erisme

Fried Chicken

Oh yes, almond flour is the key to the crispy-crunchy coating!

Gluten-Free Shake and Bake Almond Chicken

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Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried 'Rice'

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Photo by bd.weld

Spicy Cauliflower Fried 'Rice with Pork

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Photo by LilSnoo

Bread

Italian Chickpea Bread

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Photo by Buckwheat Queen

Brazilian Cheese Rolls

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Photo by catherine.drew


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Obsessed with all things food, wine, cocktails and cats. Always in search of the best bite. Allrecipes: voraciousgirl; Instagram: voraciousgirl; Twitter: @voraciousgirl