No Carbs, No Problem: Sushi, Sandwiches and More!

A low-carb lifestyle helps many of us manage our blood sugars. But ditching the bread doesn’t mean cravings disappear! We all deserve a sushi night and a hearty deli wrap. With these grain-free recipes, it’s easy to stick to a low-carb diet without missing out on flavor.

Step 1. Pick a base.

Craving sushi?  Pick nori (seaweed). Dreaming of a burger? Sub out the bun for thick portobello mushroom slices.

Wraps: Nori (seaweed), Lettuce

Buns: Portobello mushrooms, Tomato slices, Cucumber boats, Bell pepper slices

Step 2. Pick a protein.

Protein will make your bread-free meal delicious and satisfying. Roll up ham and turkey in lettuce for an on-the-go deli wrap

Seafood: Sashimi, Tuna, Salmon

Poultry: Chicken, Turkey, Turkey Burger

Beef: Roast Beef, Burger

Step 3. Extras.

Don’t forget the cheese! Add a slice of provolone or other low-carb ingredients to amplify taste and texture.

Dairy: Cheese

Fruits: Tomato, Olives, Avocado, Cucumber

Veggies: Pickles, Broccoli, Onion

Step 4. Add Flavor.

Sugar-free spreads and sauces can give your meal a flavor boost! A dollop of mayo or a drizzle of hot sauce can go a long way Yum!

Spreads: Mayonnaise, Cream cheese, Mustard

Sauces: Hot sauce, Soy sauce

Step 5. Enjoy!

Check out these low-carb options for delicious inspiration.

sandwiches

(1) Pesto Turkey Roll-Ups from Ambitious Kitchen

(2) Rice-Free Sushi Rolls from Wholesome Cook

(3) Egg Salad Lettuce Cups from A Healthy Life for Me

(4) Bunless Burger from Low Carb Maven

 

 

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Andrea Lagotte
Andrea Lagotte

Marketing & Customer Experience Specialist at One Drop. Native New Yorker with a passion for positive psychology, mindfulness, and digital health for diabetes management.