Carbs are great, but they’re not the best for your diet. A lot of carbs will leave you feeling tired and annoyed and also lead you to a weight gain. Here, we have listed several food substitutes for carbs that’ll leave you with healthier alternatives that are bound to satisfy your cravings.
Mac and cheese with cauliflower
No one can resist the amazing mac and cheese, but if you’re on a diet consider replacing macaroni with cauliflower. All you need to do is boil your cauliflower and whip up some cheese sauce, put it all together in the oven and you got yourself a healthier version of cauliflower and cheese.
Tacos with lettuce wraps
A lot of high school girls and models are doing this, we all love taco and sandwiches, but the taco shell and the bread can have a lot of carbs in them, so replace them with lettuce wrap! They’re healthier and also filled with more nutrients than taco shells or bread.
Tip: If you love veggies you can even replace the lettuce wraps with spinach leaves which has a lot more nutrients than lettuces wraps.
Fries with vegetables
Instead of fries or chips with dips, you can opt to replace them with vegetables. All you have to do is wash them with clear water the dips with hummus, which is a healthy alternative than cheese sauce.
Tip: hummus is a healthy alternative than cheese sauce, but there’s an even healthier dip which is home-made guacamole, some avocado, lime juice, and a pinch of salt can go a long way.
Chips with radish
Cut up your radish into small thin cuttings like a chip, and drizzle them with olive oil and put them in the oven and you have a chip substitute! The best part of this snack is that you can add any seasoning you want to the radish, feeling bored with salt and paper? Opt for some curry powder or maybe garlic powder instead.
Mayo with homemade mayo
Store-bought mayo can be delicious, but it contains a lot of calories and bad nutrients, for a healthy alternative you can make your mayo. Replace store-bought mayo with your homemade mayo with the most straightforward ingredients which are greek yogurt, white wine, garlic powder and some chopped parsley. Using this recipe you already have yourself a better garlic dipping sauce which fits any salads, fries, which is suitable for any food situation.