A low-carb diet has many benefits. It can help you manage your weight, promote good cholesterol, manage blood sugar insulin levels, and may even lower blood pressure. With all of these benefits, we can see why you’ve chosen to follow a low-carb diet!
Lunch is an important meal that can either leave you energized and refueled for the rest of the day or it can leave you feeling lethargic. The secret is to enjoy meals that you actually want to eat, full of energizing ingredients that will keep you full! Here are 10 low-carb but filling lunch ideas you should try!
Stuffed Portobello Pizzas
You can never go wrong with pizza, except when you’re trying to watch your carb intake. Luckily, there are plenty of ways you can still enjoy the flavor of pizza but with fewer carbs. Use a portobello mushroom in place of pizza dough for example!
This lunch is so easy. Simply brush a bit of oil on a few portobello mushrooms and top with pizza sauce, diced peppers, cheese, and your favorite meat or meat-alternative. Broil the pizzas for 5-10 minutes and then enjoy!