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Your low carb lunch swaps

Published on 23rd May, 2022

When first transitioning to a low carb lifestyle, lunchtime can seem like a sorrow affair. Getting rid of bread, wraps, and buns may sound like some obscure form of torture, but it doesn’t have to be. The Low Carb Program has a variety of ingenious low carb workarounds for all of your favourite lunches.

A regular ham sandwich consisting of two pieces of bread, 5g of margarine, some lettuce and a few tomatoes can contain upwards of 29g of carbs.

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Cloud Bread Bacon & Egg Sarnie

For a low carb take on a British classic, the Cloud Bread Bacon & Egg Sarnie will allow you that special moment on the lips without a lifetime on the hips. Carbs: 9g (20g less than a ham sandwich)
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Low Carb Cheese Bomb Beef Burgers

Although the staple flour burger buns aren’t low carb, burger ingredients like minced beef, cheese, lettuce and egg are great for a low carb diet. All that needs modifying is the bun. Easy-peasy and they’re cheesy. Carbs: 3g (26g less than a ham sandwich)
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Tuna Crunch Wraps

Lettuce leaves are a great lower carb alternative to tortilla wraps and you can include any low carb filling of your choice. We’ve decided to use tuna mayonnaise mixed with slices of bell pepper, for some added crunch and vitamin C. Carbs: 5g (24g less than a ham sandwich)
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Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Is there anything more comforting than a grilled cheese sandwich? This lower carb version is wonderfully cheesy and guilt free, making it a perfect lunchtime option. Carbs: 6g (23g less than a ham sandwich)
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BLT Roll Ups

Swap the bread for lettuce and enjoy all the flavour with less of the carbs in these delicious BLT Roll Ups. Satisfying and easy to make, you could even add a few slices of avocado if you wish. Carbs: 6g (23g less than a ham sandwich)
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