At one point or another, everyone hits a wall with their meal planning where they feel stuck in a food rut. When you are putting together a low carb vegetarian diet plan, it takes some extra planning to be sure you have healthy go-to recipes on hand so you can be sure to nourish your body with food that makes you feel your best.
So, what are some ways you can mix up your low carb vegetarian diet? Let’s go on to learn 5 recipe ideas, including great staples to include in your low carb vegetarian diet food list.
Breakfast muffins are easy to meal prep and grab for those mornings you are feeling rushed.
Chickpea flour & vegetable muffins
How to make chickpea flour & vegetable muffins
A green smoothie is a delicious and refreshing vegetarian option that works perfectly for mornings or for a midday snack. The yogurt/avocado provides creaminess for the smoothie, or you can use steamed then frozen zucchini. You can also add a scoop of protein powder or a tablespoon of hemp seeds and chia seeds for an extra boost.
Tip: If you and your digestion are sensitive to weather, have a green smoothie for summer or any hot weather mornings, so you aren’t uncomfortable drinking a cold smoothie on cold mornings.
½ cucumber 1 cup frozen spinach 1/2 avocado ½ - 1 tbsp ginger 3-5 ice cubes Water
½ cucumber 1 cup frozen spinach ½ avocado 1 tbsp almond butter Dash of cinnamon 3-5 ice cubes Water
Cauliflower rice is a wonderful staple to add to any low carb vegetarian diet. Instead of reaching for high-carb grains, it adds a lower carb, lighter option that still serves the same purpose but increases your vegetable intake for the day. You can buy pre-made cauliflower rice or make it at home.
How to make cauliflower rice:
Zucchini noodles, or ‘zoodles’, are easy to make using a spiralizer and can easily substitute pasta or simply add bulk to a meal.
How to make zoodles:
Spinach soup may not sound the most appealing, but it sure is tasty! You can switch up the recipe with different spices and additions or even serve over cauliflower rice so you can keep it as a staple in your low carb vegetarian diet, but not get bored.
How to make spinach soup:
Now that you have 5 health vegetarian staples, it’s time to get to meal prepping!
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