Many who do live a low carb lifestyle may miss potatoes. They are so versatile, so once you cut out potatoes, you also cut out fries, crisps, mash, roast potatoes etc.
Don’t despair. There is another way.
The potato might be the most popular root vegetable, but it isn’t the only one.
Its siblings in the root vegetable family are less famous but taste just as good, and they contain less starch and fewer carbs.
Celeriac – 7g net carbs, 42cal per 100g
Daikon (aka mooli) – 2g net carbs, 18 cal per 100g
Swede (aka rutabaga) – 5g net carbs, 35 cal per 100g
Turnips – 4g net carbs, 28 cal per 100g
Kohlrabi – 2g net carbs, 27 cal per 100g
Cauliflower – 2g net carbs, 23 cal per 100g
Courgettes (aka Zucchini) – 2g net carbs, 20 cal per 100g
The above words are snippets taken from '7 Low-Carb Potato Substitutes (and how to cook them all)' which can be read in full here and 'Introduction to low-carb for beginners' which can be read here