There is now a large selection of low-carb recipes - but not all of these recipes are automatically healthy. What you should pay attention to when making low-carb recipes and what wonderful variety there is of natural foods that can be used for low-carb recipes will be revealed in today's blog post. There are also some delicious low-carb recipes that can be recreated with joy and ease.

In the Low-carb diet you are faced with some challenges at the beginning: noodles, bread, pasta, cakes, potatoes, rice, dessert... All of these foods normally contain carbohydrates. Now there is already a huge selection of alternatives: low-carb pancakes, low-carb pasta, low-carb muesli, low-carb recipes for cakes, desserts, ice cream and delicious bars. However, a big problem with low-carb ready-made products, baking mixes and recipes is the following:

Above all Low-carb recipes Artificial sweeteners and flavoring powders as well as cheap cow's milk proteins (whey) with additives are often used for desserts. Become general for Low-carb dishes Many dairy products such as cream, cheese, quark and yogurt are used. These many cow's milk products can be problematic for the intestines and lead to inflammation .

Instead, should for Low carb recipes Only erythritol and stevia are used as sweeteners and these too sparingly. Instead of cow's milk products, goat's and sheep's milk, yoghurt etc. can be used, as well as vegan versions made from coconut, cashew or almond milk.

If one Low-carb diet or whether a low-carb diet makes sense in itself depends on many factors: body fat percentage, activity, muscle mass and genetics are the most notable. Basically, the less muscle mass and the less exercise, the fewer carbohydrates the body needs. You can read more about these topics and the low-carb diet in the article on the keto diet .

Your low-carb breakfast for winners

Low-carb breakfast recipes You can't have enough, because for a large part of the population the first meal of the day is best, low in carbohydrates and high in good fats, protein and fiber as well as vitamins. Why the low-carb breakfast improves performance, stabilizes blood sugar and makes you slim can be found in the article perfect breakfast can be read.

There are numerous variations of low-carb breakfast recipes, and mine is also recommended  MTM breakfast guide . This contains numerous low-carb breakfast recipes such as low-carb pancakes, ideas with low-carb bread, low-carb muesli, low-carb breakfast shakes and chia pudding.

Low-carb recipes dinner and low-carb lunch

Low carb lunch recipes look similar to dinner: the basis should always be a high-quality protein and two fists of vegetables, plus a little healthy fats. A simple example of this would be a pollack fillet with green beans and some pasture butter.

Such simple recipes can be supplemented with an alternative to pasta. Shirataki noodles made from konjac flour, which can be found in the Asian section of supermarkets, are suitable for this.

They are completely low-carb and practically free of calories as they only consist of fiber, which our intestines cannot absorb. A minced beef bolognese can also be enjoyed with so-called zoodles.

Zucchini or other vegetables cut into spaghetti shapes using a special kitchen utensil: the perfect low-carb recipe is ready. You can now also find broccoli and cauliflower “rice” in the freezers of supermarkets. These are finely chopped vegetables that are reminiscent of rice.

Another great pasta alternative for low-carb recipes is flaxseed pasta. They are made from flaxseed flour and therefore contain a lot of protein and fiber. In the following video from the MTM Newsletter I would like to introduce you to one of my great low-carb recipes with these noodles:

Finally bake low-carb bread properly and enjoy it

Creating low-carb bread has always been a challenge. When it comes to low-carb bread recipes, you can't expect them to taste like classic farmhouse bread. In the Low-carb cuisine Bread is baked from seeds, nuts and fiber-rich plant fibers. Quark is also often used, but this is not recommended for the reason mentioned above.

Here are two delicious low-carb recipes for bread alternatives:

Low-Carb Bagels – 10 pieces:

126 kcal

9g fat

3.5g carbohydrate

6.7g protein


4 eggs

300g cashew coconut or almond yogurt

Place in large bowl and whisk well

Add, mix well until a homogeneous mass is formed

50g ground almonds

20g flaxseed flour

25g psyllium husks

15g coconut flour

20g sunflower seeds

2 tsp baking soda

3 tbsp sesame seeds

3 tbsp ground flaxseeds

1 tsp salt

Mix everything well in a separate bowl, then add to the egg mixture & mix well.

Let the dough swell for 10 minutes

Then form 10-12 bagels (or rolls), place them on a baking tray and bake them in a preheated oven at 180⁰C for approx. 20 minutes

The bagels can be topped with butter, salmon, beef ham, turkey breast, lettuce leaves, cucumber, almond butter & berries, etc.!

Chia almond bread – 8 portions (approx. 16 slices):

Per serving:

315 kcal

25.5g fat

6g carbohydrate

11.8g protein


50g chia seeds

Grind and place in a large bowl

500 g coconut cashew or almond yoghurt

Add, mix with an electric mixer and let rest for 10 minutes

200 g ground almonds

50 g ground linseed

50g sesame seeds

40 g pumpkin seeds

5g baking soda

1 tsp salt

place in separate bowl and mix

After 10 minutes, add to the chia-low-fat quark mixture and mix well with an electric mixer

Remove from the bowl, shape into a round loaf and place on a baking tray lined with baking paper

Little sesame

Sprinkle over the moist bread, score furrows on top with a knife, then bake in the middle of the oven at 170 ⁰C

50-60 minutes


Delicious low-carb cake

Since cake usually consists of eggs, flour, sugar and butter (or fat), alternatives must be found for the flour and sugar. A flour mixture is suitable for many low-carb recipes Almond flour (not to be confused with ground almonds, because the flour is deoiled), psyllium husks and some coconut flour. Eggs and collagen powder (protein) then make the whole thing fluffier. Erythritol, a natural plant-based sugar alcohol that is not absorbed by the intestines but tastes similar to sugar, is a suitable sugar substitute. Stevia is usually rather unpopular for low-carb recipes because it has a very strong taste. Even though erythritol is not harmful, excessive amounts can cause flatulence.

An easy Low-carb brownie recipe from the MTM newsletter looks like this:

Low-Carb Protein Brownies – 9 pieces:

97 kcal per piece

KH 3.6g / F 4.6 / P 8.8g

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes

  • Baking time: 20-25 minutes

  • 2 organic eggs

  • 50g erythritol

  • 30g raw cocoa

  • Mix in a mixer until fluffy (or in a bowl with a hand mixer).

  • Preheat oven to 180⁰ C fan oven.

  • 150ml almond-coconut or cashew drink

  • 50g almond flour

  • 1 tsp cream of tartar baking powder

  • 5g psyllium husks

  • 25g coconut flour

  • 30g pasture collagen

  • Add and mix well again until a fluffy, rather firm mass is formed.

  • ½ pinch of coconut oil, virgin

  • Coat a rectangular silicone mold with it (a glass or metal mold also works, then it's best to use baking paper)

  • Pour in the dough and spread it evenly into the corners using a dough scraper.

  • Dark chocolate at least 90%

  • Chopped hazelnuts

  • Chop the chocolate into small pieces and sprinkle both evenly over the dough.

  • Bake the brownies for approx. 20-25 minutes at 180⁰ fan oven in the middle of the oven, pierce them with a needle to check whether the dough is no longer sticking. Let cool and cut into 9 pieces! If you like moister brownies, simply reduce the baking time a little

Low-carb pizza – pizza without yeast & a guilty conscience

There are different ways to find the right pizza dough for you Low-carb diet to prepare. One way to do this is to mix cauliflower chopped into small pieces in a blender with one or two eggs. The water from the finely mixed cauliflower should first be wrung out in a kitchen towel.

In a simple and quick version there is also one Low-carb bread flour mix to use and add less water to the mix than stated in the instructions. You should also make sure that there is no soy flour among the low-carb flours. More ideas can be found in mine Newsletter recipes .

Your perfect low-carb snack (on the go)

As Low-carb snacks Suitable options include nuts, olives, boiled eggs, raw vegetables, dark chocolate (over 90% cocoa), beef ham, turkey breast, unsweetened almond-coconut or cashew yogurt with berries or fresh coconut.

We wish you a good appetite and lots of strength to achieve your goals!

Ines Schulz
Ines Maria Schulz, born on December 1st, 1992 in Basel, Switzerland, also completed her Master of Education in Biology and WAH there, laying the foundation for the understanding of physiology and anatomy as well as nutrition. She is also a trained primary school sports teacher. For two years she has been a coach at MTM Personal Training, the most successful personal training studio in Berlin. There she supports customers every day who want to exploit their maximum potential in terms of mental and physical health and performance. In cooperation with doctors like Dr. Dominik Nischwitz and a laboratory for intestinal health as well as the constant exchange within the team, she can provide her customers with optimal advice about training, nutrition, micronutrients and lifestyle. She has already written a breakfast book and a large part of a lifestyle booklet for MTM. She also writes the weekly newsletter, which publishes nutritional tips and recipes she has created. Ines has completed seminars and certificates with a variety of successful coaches and specialists and is constantly expanding her skills. The young trainer has been writing blog articles for Supz Nutrition since January 2019.

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