We’ve always been the kinds of food lovers who believe in enjoying treats when we’re really craving the, but balancing that out with a healthy, nutritious diet elsewhere. All things in moderation, right? Of course, summertime is a season filled with ice cream and all kinds of cool sweet treats, so we like to make sure we have calorie wise but delicious recipes on hand at all times as far as our actual meals are concerned. That’s why we’ve been on the lookout for different low carb dinner recipes that we can make throughout the summer in order to help us balance out the treats we love so much and keep our beach bodies in check at the same time.
Just in case you love the idea of making yourself some deliciously summery low carb dishes just as much as we do, if not more, here are 15 of the very best recipes, ideas, and flavour combinations that we’ve come across so far in our search!
1. Low carb summer confetti salad
If you’ve never enjoyed the satisfaction of a finely chopped salad that has been tossed for the perfect blend of ingredients and dressing then we’re very sorry indeed to tell you that you’ve been missing out! That’s the kind of preparation technique used in making this deliciously vegetable heavy summer confetti salad from I Breathe, I’m Hungry and we’re happy to reassure you that it’s worth it.
2. Low carb cheesy bacon and egg cups
Perhaps you’re the kind of person who simply adores making and eating a full breakfast any morning you can but you’re still trying to be carb conscious even when you’re trying to give yourself an extra yummy start to the day? In that case, we think you just might be the perfect person to give these low carb cheesy bacon and egg cups from Cabot Cheese a try!
3. Summer zucchini and squash salad with tomatoes
Did we really catch your attention when we started talking about the idea of a chopped vegetable salad but you’d actually prefer to keep your ingredients a little bigger and maybe only concentrate on a few for a simpler flavour? That’s precisely what Low Carb Yum did here in this summer squash zucchini tomato salad. We’ve tried it in real life and we highly recommend it.
4. No-dairy low carb zucchini nachos
Are you the kind of food lover who actually prefers savoury treats to sweet ones, so it’s really the salty snacks you’re looking for slightly healthier alternatives for than the sweet ones? Well, if you’ve ever been a huge lover of nachos then we’re pretty sure you’re going to adore the way Healthful Pursuit swapped out nacho chips for zucchini chips when they made these low carb, dairy free nachos!