Do you feel like there are no alternatives to almonds as a low-carb snack? I certainly was! So, I set out to find some tasty and healthy low-carb alternatives, and I’ll be sharing my findings with you here. No longer will you go famished because there are none of the right meals available to you! You can buy some of these treats already prepared, and others can be created at home.
First, let’s look at the ones you can whip up on your own. You can save money and stay healthy by sticking to these low-carb meals.
1. Making one’s own dehydrated food. Have you ever spent a lot of money on a tiny quantity of fruit in a preserved fruit box while your own fruits rotted in the fridge? Then why not make your own banana leather? You’ll have complete say over the type of produce used and the level of dryness achieved. Mangoes, kiwis, and pears are all excellent for dehydration, but you won’t find them in stores very often. Apples, pears, and other products that turn dark during decomposition should be dipped in lime or lemon juice mixed with water before being dehydrated. This will maintain them bright white and impart a subtle lemon flavor. A dehydrator, or a microwave set to a very low temperature, is one option. The temperature must typically be lower than 200 degrees Fahrenheit. This is typically not doable in microwaves. If that’s the case, all you have to do to reduce the oven’s temperature is leave the lid cracked a bit. Dehydrating food takes a long time but can be done in bulk. Dehydrating vegetables are also a healthy option. Thin segments of zucchini can speed up the drying process and improve their taste by being dipped in a light salted or otherwise seasoned combination. Perhaps a peppery ointment would help. The possibility is very high.
Carb-free biscuits, number 2. You can make low-carb biscuits the same way you can make flourless ones. You can make these in your own oven. The peanut butter and wheat flour mixture also contains butter. Sweetener and cinnamon are added for flavor. Nutmeg and citrus zest are two additional optional seasonings.
Thirdly, meat, cheese, and meat products. Cube the cheese and the ham. The olives need to have their seeds removed. Combine all of the ingredients and marinate them in a little olive oil. This can be eaten as a satisfying refreshment. The one drawback is that it can get dirty while eating. Make sure to bring along a leak-proof receptacle and a utensil! These are available at New York’s Grand Central Terminal, where I bought one. It’s a fantastic dish that won’t take up much space in your stomach but will stave off hunger for hours.
Jerky, both beefy and turkeyy. The above-mentioned dehydrator can be used to create meat at home. To add taste, you can use a seasoning mixture. It’s also widely available for purchase, so that’s another option. Check the contents list first, though, because some varieties already have sugar added .
Carb-Counting Biscuits, No. 5. These low-carb biscuits taste and feel the same as their high-carb counterparts. They’re crispy, flavorful, and available in many varieties. You can purchase them on the web.