5 Keto Friendly Substitutes for the High Carb Foods You're Craving

Sticking to a low carb, ketogenic diet is no easy task! In fact, some of the world’s most delicious foods are unfortunately packed with carbs. If you’re going keto and feel like you're missing out, stay strong! While traditional breads, pastas, and desserts are off the table, there are tons of healthy and delicious substitutes that will help you forget those excess carbs and learn to eat delicious food that maximizes both taste AND health. Let’s take a look in the ChipMonk Pantry:

1. Bread

keto friendly breads

Whether you are craving a slice of sourdough, a hamburger bun, or a simple bread roll, as a keto dieter you know all too well that bread is typically a no-go. Fortunately there are tons of keto-friendly substitutes for any occasion. Here are just a few delicious, keto-friendly bread substitutes:

  • Portobello Mushroom Buns
  • Cheese Buns 
  • Coconut and/or Almond Flour based breads (be sure to check the label!)
  • Low carb tortillas
  • Avocado Halves 
  • Eggplant Disks
  • Cloud Bread

2. Pasta

keto friendly pasta

If you’re like the ChipMonks at least once a week you get hit with a serious pasta craving. That’s why we are very thankful for all of these delicious low carb pasta options and keto-friendly pasta recipes: 

3. Potatoes

keto friendly potatoes

Potatoes are unfortunately way too starchy and full of carbs to be compatible with a ketogenic diet. That means French fries, mashed potatoes, baked potatoes, and all the other delicious potato-based dishes are off the table too, right? Wrong! Here are a few excellent substitutes to satisfy your spudly cravings: 

4. Pizza

Keto friendly pizza

The Italians must have it out for us keto dieters. Just like pasta, a traditional pizza is simply too packed with carbs and sugar to keep you in ketosis. But thanks to some very creative baking, there are actually several ways to bake up your very own keto-friendly pizza. Here are some of our favorite: 

5. Cookies

keto friendly cookies

If you know ChipMonk, you know we are all about cookies! We’ve spent years working with some of Houston’s best food scientist to create delicious, low carb dessert options that maximize both taste AND health. Here are some of our absolute favorite keto-friendly cookie options:

It’s a great day to be keto! Why? Because even though we can’t have some of the foods we’ve been craving, there are tons of creative and delicious substitutes to help us eat well and feel great. While your here, be sure to check out ChipMonk Baking’s HUGE variety of soft-baked keto cookies, baking mixes, and sweeteners. And don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter for the latest recipes, deals, and updates from the ChipMonks. You can also join our Text VIP program by texting CHIPMONK to (833) 645-0998. If you're looking for Low Carb Product Recommendations, be sure to check out 10 Low Carb Products Recommended by Diabetes Daily!

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