The recipes in this collection of Low carb dinner recipes are healthy and protein-packed recipes that are low in carbohydrates.
The recipes are easy and simple to make at home. The collection includes both vegetarian and non-vegetarian recipes.
Being a South Indian white rice is part of my everyday diet, eating white rice every day resulted in me gaining a lot of weight.
So I decided to replace white rice with some of these healthy alternatives like quinoa, cauliflower rice, lentils, soups, and proteins.
Over a period of 5 months, I was not only able to control the weight gain but to my surprise, I also reduced nearly 20 lbs along with 30 mins exercise thrice a week.
1. Chickpea Avocado Salad
Chickpea avocado salad is an easy, healthy and filling low-carb salad in just 5 mins with canned chickpeas.
Check out the recipes for Chickpea Avocado Salad.
2. Chicken Chili with Black Beans
Chicken chili is a healthy and flavorful one-pot meal with black beans, chicken, veggies and spices.
Check out the recipe for chicken chili.
3. Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Chicken lettuce wraps are an easy, low-carb dinner with lettuce and chicken.
Check out the recipe for chicken lettuce wraps.
4. Moong Dal Vegetable Soup
Moong dal vegetable soup is a low-calorie soup recipe with moong dal and mixed vegetables.
Check out the recipe for moong dal vegetable soup.
5. Quinoa Chicken Pulao
Quinoa chicken pulao is a flavorful and low-carb one pot meal with quinoa, chicken, spices and coconut milk. You can serve this pulao as it is or with yogurt cucumber raita.
Check out the recipe for quinoa chicken pulao.
6. Quinoa Egg Fried Rice
Quinoa egg fried rice is a protein-packed dinner with quinoa, eggs, and mixed vegetables.
Check out the recipe for quinoa egg fried rice.
7. Quinoa Lentils Dosa
Traditionally, dosa is made with white rice and urad dal that is an ideal breakfast in South Indian households. Quinoa lentils dosa is a healthy alternative to the traditional dosas.
Check out the recipe for quinoa lentils dosa.
8. Quinoa Yogurt Rice with Fruits and nuts
Quinoa yogurt rice with fruits is a creamy, filling and delicious meal with quinoa and yogurt.
Check out the recipe for quinoa yogurt rice.
9. Cauliflower Egg Rice
Cauliflower egg rice is a low-calorie, protein-packed and paleo dinner with finely grated cauliflower and eggs.
Check out the recipe for cauliflower egg rice.
10. Spicy Cauliflower Rice
Spicy cauliflower rice is a vegan and flavorful dish, grated cauliflower seasoned with spices.
Check out the recipe for spicy cauliflower rice.
11. Avocado Boiled Egg Salad
Avocado boiled egg salad is a delicious and filling salad with avocado, boiled eggs, and veggies. Avocado gives a nice a creamy and buttery taste to the salad without including high-fat sauces like mayonnaise and ranch.
Check out the recipe for avocado boiled egg salad.
12. Shrimp Soup with Coconut Milk
Shrimp soup with coconut milk is delicious soup with shrimp, coconut milk and vegetables.
Check out the recipes for shrimp soup with coconut milk.
13. Quinoa Vegetable Soup
Quinoa vegetable soup is a healthy and filling soup with quinoa and mixed vegetables. You can serve this soup as it is or with grilled chicken or fish or toffu or paneer for a balanced meal.
Check out the recipe for quinoa vegetable soup.
14. Green Moong Dosa
Green moong dosa is an easy and healthy dosa with green whole moong dal and spices.
Check out the recipe for green moong dal dosa.
15. Mango Shrimp Salad
Mango shrimp salad is a delicious and easy salad recipe with mangoes and spicy shrimp. Kids would also love this mango shrimp salad.
Check out the recipe for mango shrimp salad.
16. Bread Omelet with Vegetables
Bread omelet with mixed vegetables is an easy and filling meal. Choose whole grain or oat nut bread for a healthy meal. You can serve this bread omelet with fresh fruit for a balanced meal.
Check out the recipe for bread omelet with vegetables.
17. Pan Seared Salmon
Pan seared salmon is a spicy and delicious salmon recipe. pan seared salmon with steamed veggies and fruits makes a balanced and filling meal.
Check out the recipe for pan seared salmon.
18. Quinoa Khichdi with vegetables
Quinoa khichdi is a healthy and low-carb vegetarian dinner recipe with quinoa, moong dal, and vegetables.
Check out the recipe for quinoa khichdi.
19. Avocado Chicken Salad
Grilled spicy chicken chopped into bite sized pieces and mixed with avocado and fresh veggies.
Check out the recipe for the avocado chicken salad.
20. Chickpea Quinoa Dosa
Chickpea quinoa dosa is a vegan and protein-packed dosa with chickpeas and quinoa. It is a healthy alternative to a traditional dosa made with white rice.
Check out the recipe for chickpea quinoa dosa.
21. Baked Salmon with Green Marinade
The green marinade is a healthy, low-calorie and flavorful marinade recipe with fresh herbs. You can serve with cooked quinoa for a filling meal.
Check out the recipe baked salmon with green marinade.
22. Baked Chicken Strips
Chicken strips marinated in spices, yogurt, coated with bread crumbs and baked. You can serve chicken strips with steamed veggies, fresh fruits and boiled lentils for a filling and balanced meal.
Check out the recipes for baked chicken strips.