10 Low Carb Twists On Classic Comfort Foods

10 Low Carb Twists On Classic Comfort Foods
Spicy Southern Kitchen

While we love our comfort food, sometimes the feeling after eating it is not so comforting. With the holiday season in full swing, it is hard to say no to all of the delicious food we are being fed at work, holiday parties, etc. However, what many don't know is that there are actually healthy, low carb, takes on many of these recipes. Before you pack on the pounds, it is time to perhaps try some new comfort food recipes, that are a creative twist on the delicious (yet unhealthy) ones we all love so dearly.

Check out 10 low carb twists on classic comfort foods here!

1. Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed potatoes are an American tradition, but they are also one of the most fattening comfort foods out there. Mashed Cauliflower uses cauliflower instead of potatoes and still tastes out of this world!

Find the recipe at Skinny Mom.

2. Zucchini Noodle Alfredo


Are you craving your favorite cheesy pasta dish but don't want the calories? A great alternative is the Zucchini Noodle Alfredo, which is super easy to prepare, delicious, and good for you!

Find the recipe at Dinner-Mom.

3. Low Carb Lasagna Meatballs

I Breathe I'm Hungry

A very easy lasagna recipe without the carbs? Yes, please! By using meat instead of noodles, you still get that tasty lasagna experience, but without all of the carbs.

Find the recipe at I Breathe I'm Hungry.

4. Low Carb Slow Cooker Chocolate Cake

All Day I Dream About Food

This low carb twist on chocolate cake is moist, rich, and does not need any frosting...it is that good! The slow cooker is able to really absorb the flavor in this amazing low carb recipe.

Find the recipe at All Day I Dream About Food.

5. Cheesy Cauliflower Breadsticks

Jo Cooks

While this is definitely not the easiest recipe on this list, it is by far one of the most delicious! If done right, you will not even be able to tell that you are eating cauliflower instead of bread. It's a win-win!

Find the recipe at Jo Cooks.

6. Eggplant Parmesan

Kalyn's Kitchen

Eggplant Parmesan is a low carb favorite for many, but with this recipe you also eliminate the breadcrumbs, which makes it even more low-carb friendly!

Find the recipe at Kalyn's Kitchen.

7. Coconut Cheesecake With Macadamia Nut Crust

All Day I Dream About Food

This decadent dessert is low carb and gluten free! The combination of the cheesecake, coconut, and macadamia nut crust is the perfect recipe for a tasty, fluffy dessert.

Find the recipe at All Day I Dream About Food.

8. Crock Pot Cauliflower and Cheese

Spicy Southern Kitchen

Another cauliflower recipe that is out of this world! Mac and Cheese is a comfort food staple and with that comes a lot of carbs and calories. However this recipe tastes just as good without the carbs, a must try!

Find the recipe at Spicy Southern Kitchen.

9. Low Carb Sloppy Joe


Kids love Sloppy Joe's, and adults will love this recipe too! This is a healthy and easy recipe, all you have to do is make the meat and wrap it in a lettuce cup. Delicious and nutritious!

Find the recipe at The-lowcarb-diet.

10. Low-Carb Pepperoni Pizza Chicken Bake

Kalyn's Kitche

This amazing recipe substitutes chicken instead of bread, to make an out of this world pizza. If you love pizza, but not all those carbs and calories, this recipe is perfect for you.

Find the recipe at Kalyn's Kitchen.

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