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Healthy Recipes That Swap Carbs For Veggies

If you're looking to eat more veggies or just want to serve yourself a bigger portion at dinner without piling on the calories, look no further. We'll give you ideas for simple swaps that replace heavy carbs with nutrient and fiber-rich vegetables like cauliflower, zucchini and sweet potato. Plus get our essential guides on how-to spiralize, rice and shred healthy veggies.

Carb Swap Recipes

Cucumber Turkey Sub Sandwich
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When you're craving a sub but you don't want all the carbs, these turkey-and-cheese deli sandwiches on cucumber "rolls" are a healthy alternative. Hollow out a cucumber and fill it up with your favorite sandwich fillings for a crisp sub with less carbs and calories. Plus, you can easily pack these up for work, school or a picnic--no soggy bread!
Zucchini Lasagna Rolls
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Give lasagna rolls a healthy low-carb makeover with this easy recipe that subs in thinly sliced zucchini for lasagna noodles. Finish off this cheesy vegetarian casserole with a crispy "breadcrumb" topping made from almonds to keep it gluten-free.
Smoked Sausage & Kale Quiche with Broccoli Crust
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Riced broccoli makes a crispy, low-carb crust for this healthy quiche recipe. Smoked sausage adds tons of flavor to the egg filling and kale gives you even more veggie servings in this crowd-pleasing brunch dish.
Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Pizza
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Cauliflower rice, egg and shredded mozzarella combine to make an easy low-carb pizza crust. Top the gluten-free pizza with tangy Buffalo sauce, chicken and blue cheese for a flavorful dinner or game-day favorite. Fresh celery is added at the end for cool crunch.
Sautéed Shrimp with Mango Salsa & Coconut Cauliflower Rice
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Shrimp and rice get a tropical makeover in this healthy 400-calorie dinner. Instead of rice, we've combined riced cauliflower and coconut milk for light coconut "rice" topped with spicy shrimp and a juicy mango-avocado salsa to cool it all down. Squeeze on some fresh lime juice before digging in to take this easy meal to the next level.
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