Quick and Healthy Low Carb Recipes and Menus

When you're trying to stick to low carb foods and you're pressed for time, the options often look less than promising—many "convenient" foods (pasta, pizza and sandwiches come to mind) are loaded with empty carbohydrates. Excess sugar is a frequent culprit in packaged goods, sneaking into foods—such as yogurt, fruit-based products and juices, and even protein bars—that may seem like healthy choice.

Next time you feel the urge to reach for a quick fix, check out these healthy low carb recipes. All of them can be made in less than 30 minutes. (Tip: If you're browsing recipes on our site, look for Low Carb in the Nutrition Profile.) EatingWell’s low carb recipes have 22 grams of carbohydrates or less.

Quick and Healthy Low Carb Main Dish Recipes (30 minutes or less)

Quick and Healthy Low Carb Sides (30 minutes or less)

Quick and Healthy Low Carb Desserts (30 minutes or less)

Ultra-Quick and Healthy Low Carb Main Dish Recipes (15 minutes or less)

Ultra-Quick and Healthy Low Carb Sides (15 minutes or less)

Ultra-Quick and Healthy Low Carb Desserts (15 minutes or less)