Vegetarian low-carb inspiration

Low carb doesn’t have to mean carnivore. We offer plenty of vegetarian choices, enjoyed by dedicated low-carb vegetarians and meat eaters who like to mix it up. (The keto quesadillas are amazing. Just saying…)

If you choose a so called lacto-ovo vegetarian way of eating, low carb will work like a charm, providing all the nutrients you need. Lacto-ovo means avoiding meat, poultry and fish and eating vegetables, nuts, eggs and dairy.

Keto vegetables So, what vegetables are to be preferred on a keto diet? A rule of thumb is to avoid what is growing under ground and eat what grows above (read more about carbs in different vegetables).

Picking what’s in season is often the best option for many reasons. It’s easier to find organically and locally grown produce and they’re often more affordable.

Contents

Here’s our best vegetarian recipes and meal plans:

  1. Meals
  2. Sides
  3. Snacks
  4. Meal plans


 

Vegetarian meals

Use your imagination and creativity when putting together a vegetarian low-carb or keto meal. Vegetables in vibrant colors served with eggs cooked the way you like them and a nice dollop of smooth mayo on top sounds like a winner to us.

Experiment with different textures and seasonings to create your own favorite recipes.


 

Vegetarian sides

The ways to prepare vegetables to be great low-carb or keto side dishes are endless. Try different cooking methods and discover the many ways to enhance the wonderful flavors.

Even the most skeptic will have a hard time turning down broccoli fried in butter with a sprinkle of sea salt on top.


 

Vegetarian snacks

When you are out and about, a filling snack can really come in handy. See below for a selection of our vegetarian alternatives.


 

Vegetarian meal plans

Want help planning your vegetarian low-carb cooking? Get lots of weekly vegetarian low-carb meal plans, complete with shopping lists and everything, with our premium meal planner service (free trial one month).

  • Greek saladMon
  • Vegan kale and spinach soupTue
  • Breaded root celery with creamed garlic beansWed
  • Keto pasta with blue cheese sauceThu
  • Keto grilled veggie plateFri
  • Portabello mushrooms with fries and aioliSat
  • Keto fried cheese with roasted peppersSun

More

Check out our free get started challenge which provides you with everything you need to start your journey towards better health!

For even more ideas on what to eat, please see all of our keto low-carb recipes:

Guides

Want more? Living keto goes beyond recipes. Enjoy our selection of guides to help you understand keto and keep it deliciously simple:

A keto diet for beginners
14-day keto diet plan
Keto diet food list – what to eat