The Carb-Conscious Meal Plan
35g net carbs or fewer & at least 20g of protein per serving
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Carb-Conscious Meal Plan Nutritional Info
- Calories: About 550-800 calories per serving
- Carbohydrates: 35g net carbs or fewer per serving
- High in Protein: At least 20 grams per serving
- Good Fats: Rich in omega-3s and good fats sourced from olives, nuts, seeds, and avocados.
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
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Why be Carb-Conscious?
Here at Sun Basket, our top priority is to let you be you. Optimal well being is all about finding “your kind of healthy”. So, if you prefer to load up on veggies, protein and fat while going lighter on the carbs, this is the plan for you. On the flip side, If you dabble in this plan and find it’s not for you, that’s okay too! Remember, any diet, no matter the macronutrient breakdown, can support your health so long as it’s rooted in high quality, wholesome foods. (This study proves just that). In fact, some of the most nourishing foods on the planet (fruits, vegetables, beans, legumes, and whole grains) are rich in carbohydrates along with a collection of health-promoting nutrients, and so, these foods ought not to be feared! We always encourage you to sample all of our Meal Plans and find what delivers you true health and happiness.
What kinds of foods to emphasize
When limiting carbs, be sure to look to high-quality protein and fat sources from whole foods to fill your diet. This includes avocados, roast chicken, eggs (scrambled, fried, boiled), pumpkin seeds, macadamia nuts, pork chops, grass-fed beef, cold-pressed oils, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, nut butters, coconut oil, cheese and of course vegetables.
Suggestions for smart Carb-Conscious substitutions
If you're just getting started, you may want to have a few tricks up your sleeve to imitate your old favorites.
- rice with riced cauliflower or broccoli
- toast with seed-based crackers
- pasta with spiralized vegetables like zoodles
- potatoes with turnips or cauliflower
How meal kit delivery can help
When you’re counting carbohydrates, it can be daunting to count and distribute all of the recipe items per serving. Meal kit delivery helps by taking the math out of the equation for you (pun intended), as well as the planning, grocery-shopping, and guess-work.