10 Fun and Delicious Low Carb Summer Recipes
Do you want something light to enjoy during the hottest days of summer? Here are some great low carb summer recipes to inspire you to eat healthy while on vacation.
Summer. You get to shed your layers and soak up the sun. But with warmer weather, you know what that means: pool parties and beach days.
That also means breaking out your bathing suit.
This summer, you want to dazzle in your favorite swimsuit. It’s time to go that extra mile and tone up a bit with some low carb summer recipes.
Not only will you feel extra good in your beachwear, but you can also feel satisfied knowing you’ve been eating well, and enjoying the food you’ve been eating.
You can also take these recipes along to wherever you’re going. Sharing is caring, and all your friends will love it when you share your secret to looking slim with them.
Now, let’s take a look!
Low Carb Summer Recipes Sure To Heat Things Up
Feeling healthy doesn’t have to taste bad. We promise, it doesn’t. And we’re proving it with these delicious light summer recipes.
Lemon-Tahini Cucumber Noodles With Shrimp
Just looking at this recipe makes us think of summer. That fresh Mediterranean taste is popping with a citrusy flavor that’s perfect to eat for a bright summer lunch or summer dinner.
The lemon-tahini dressing is what gives this recipe a real kick. Pour the smooth and creamy dressing over spiralized cucumber and get ready for a flavor combination you won’t be able to get enough of.
Caprese Grilled Filet Mignon
Warning: just looking at pictures of this caprese grilled filet mignon is bound to make your mouth water. So you’re just going to have to make it.
Steak is great on its own, and nothing marks the coming of warmer weather than a backyard BBQ. But throw on some fresh mozzarella, basil, tomatoes, and olive oil, and you’re totally in business. Don’t be surprised if your neighbors show up at your door when you’re making these.
Chipotle Chicken Salad Stuffed Avocados
These chipotle chicken salad stuffed avocados are the recipe for summer. Avocados, in general, make you think of sunshine – and they’re the healthy kind of fat. But add this tangy, juicy salad to the mix, and you’ve got the only snack you’re going to need in the warm weather.
And, it’s good for you. You’re going to want to eat it all the time. It’s going to be one of your best summer dinner recipes for a light, delectable meal.
Tuna Poke Bowls With Brown Rice and Kale
Poke bowls are all the rage, so why not just make your own? It’s actually easier than you think, and it’s unbelievably delicious.
Throw in avocado, green onion, cucumber, and tuna, and you’ve got a low carb recipe that’s ultra satisfying.
Grilled Halloumi With Strawberry and Cucumber Salsa
What’s Halloumi, you might ask. It’s a Greek food, and it’s a cheese that’s grilled and almost looks like a pancake. Oh, it’s also so good that you’re going to wish you heard of it sooner.
When you add the strawberry and cucumber salsa together with the tang of the cheese, you’re going to discover one of your new favorite foods, if you didn’t know about it already. The colors are also super beautiful – break out that Insta story.
Vietnamese Cauli-Fried Rice
Haven’t you heard – cauliflower is the new rice. Just blend some cauliflower in a food processor, and you’ve got a tasty and satisfying rice substitute.
This Vietnamese rice can be made with whatever you want to throw into the mix. But carrots, onions, garlic, asparagus, sausage, shrimp, and eggs? Uh, yes please.
Baked Spaghetti Squash and Cheese
Who says you can’t have cheesy goodness and have it be healthy, too? Well, you can with this baked spaghetti squash and cheese. It’s satisfying, warm, and light. It’s the perfect thing to bring along to a summer potluck.
And because you’re eating spaghetti squash and not mac and cheese, you can feel great about yourself while chowing down, too.
Everyone loves pizza, but pizza doesn’t love everyone’s stomach’s who are trying to keep nice and trim. This eggplant pizza is the answer.
They’re made on an eggplant base, so it’s a perfect low carb recipe for the summer. Bring it along as an appetizer, or make it your main meal.
Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Zucchini Boats
These enchiladas are unlike any enchilada you’ve ever tried before, but in a good way. You hollow out the inside of zucchinis, and voila – you’ve got low carb enchiladas that are just as tasty as the ones that you’ve been craving.
Add the chicken and cheese inside like you would with regular enchiladas, and you’re all good to go. Don’t forget the chili powder and spices to make it extra mouth-watering.
Frittata is just as fun to say as these pizzas are to eat. They’re fun to eat because they’re healthier than regular pizza – no bread here! And because they taste amazing, too.
Mix up basil, parsley, eggs, oregano, and your secret ingredient – wine. What you come out with is an irresistible array of flavors that all combine to make your new favorite pizza dish. Or maybe your new favorite summer dish altogether.
Hey, you’ve got all you need for summer recipe inspiration right here. Go out and make these low carb summer recipes, and start getting prepped for summer. You can get even more low carb recipes from this website, too.
Once you do, you’re going to feel great in whatever you’re wearing. Get to know the trends of what you should be wearing this summer, since you already know what you should be eating.
We want to keep the summer vibe going. So you’ve got your food down pat, and your clothes are all prepped, too. What about your home? Get decorating to make sure your life’s really a beach with this DIY beach decor.
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