What does 130g of carbs look like in a day?
For someone just starting a low carb lifestyle, we suggest including 130g of carbs per day in your diet as a starting point and then adjusting this amount to suit individual goals.
But what does this amount look like? Below is an example of a breakfast, lunch and dinner you could enjoy when adopting a low carb approach.
Shakshuka (33g of carbs)
2 Eggs, 1 Tin of Chopped Tomatoes, 80g Goat’s Cheese, 1 tbsp. Olive Oil, ½ Medium Onion, ½ tbsp. Tomato Puree, ½ tsp. Paprika, 1 Garlic Clove, 1 tbsp. Fresh Parsley
Three Bean Salad (34g of carbs)
70g Kidney Beans, 70g Chickpeas, 70g Butterbeans, 50g Cherry Tomatoes, 150g Cucumber, ¼ Red Pepper, 30g Mixed Salad Leaves, 1 tbsp. Olive Oil
Kiwi with Greek Yoghurt (7g of carbs)
1 Medium Kiwi, 125g Greek Yoghurt
Salmon with Quinoa and Roasted Root Vegetables (40g of carbs)
1 Salmon Fillet, 40g Quinoa, 1 Medium Carrot, ½ Parsnip, ½ Beet, 70g Broccoli, 2 tbsp. Olive Oil
Strawberry Ice Cream (9g of carbs)
100g Frozen Strawberries, 60ml Extra Thick Double Cream, ½ tsp. Stevia, ½ tsp. Vanilla Essence
Total = 123g of carbs
You can find the recipes for these delicious meals plus more examples when you join the Low Carb Program.