So you want to cut back on the carbs and sugar but it is daunting knowing even how to begin. The easiest way is to know how to make a few simple swaps, a few simple changes and you're heading on the right track.
Take a look at the full image and even print it off and stick it to your fridge or pantry door for easy reference. By following a few easy low carb hacks, you are well on your way to eating less carbs, less sugar, less processed food resulting in a more nutritious meal.
Really love wraps and bread? Well how about making a salad instead or using lettuce or meat as the wrap. With this simple hack you have gone bread-less and increased your nutrition through eating more vegetables and good quality protein.
Hooked on the soda? Go for soda water, iced teas or flavored waters. There are so many beautiful combinations. Which one will you try first?
Fruit smoothies and juice can be sugar traps. Drinking a glass of juice isn't the equivalent of eating 6 oranges, it's the equivalent of drinking the sugar from 6 oranges. Go for low sugar fruit smoothies instead, or even base your smoothie on leafy greens and some coconut cream to keep you fuller for longer. Watch this clip from That Sugar Film to see just how much sugar is in a 'healthy smoothie'.
Are you a pasta lover? Then learn how to make zoodles. Packed with nutrition, fibre, vitamins and other wonderful healthy elements not to be found in starchy pasta. Do a makeover on your pasta dishes and see how bright, fresh and light they can be.
Is pizza your downfall? Try an infamous FatHead pizza instead. The base is made with cheese. Yes you read that right, and it is HUGE in the world of low carb. It is grain free, gluten free, wheat free, low carb and so incredibly filling, you will only want a slice or two not an entire pizza.
Are you a snacker? Do you love crackers? Use slices of cucumber instead. A super easy way to ditch the carbs and increase your vegetables.
So when you want to go low carb and think it's impossible, think again, it doesn't have to be difficult, just a few simple low carb hacks can make it so much easier for yourself. What is your best tip or trick when going low carb and sugar free?