By: Annie Morgan
Bread is the enemy of people trying to live a keto lifestyle, but it doesn’t have to be that way.
Many people mistakenly think there’s “no way” they could switch to keto because they can’t fathom not eating bread.
The good news is, there are healthy alternatives to bread that are keto-friendly – and actually taste better too.
So if you’re looking to make the switch to keto or for fresh new ways to enjoy your favorite meals, check out part 2 of our keto-friendly bread alternatives
Chaffles are hot right now as faithful keto followers are amazed at how delicious this bread alternative actually is!
There are many ways to make them – but the most popular include mixing egg and cheese together in a waffle maker for the perfect crunch!
Simply combine a beaten egg with cheese in multiple layers in a waffle maker – and cook until crunchy.
You can make healthy breakfast sandwiches with this bread alternative or just eat them solo.
The best part of all is they are super easy to make – and require basic ingredients you already have.
So sip your bulletproof coffee and enjoy this treat!
Many keto followers are a huge fan of cloud bread as the perfect bread substitute for a lunchtime sandwich.
The bread has a fluffy airy texture, and won’t make you feel heavy and weighed down like traditional breads.
Even better, cloud bread is high in protein and low in carbs – which makes it a perfect choice for keto fans.
Delish provided this simple recipe to get you started:
- Preheat the oven to 300°and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Separate egg whites from yolks into two medium glass bowls. Add cream of tartar and salt to egg whites, then using a hand mixer, beat until stiff peaks from, 2 to 3 minutes. Add cream cheese to egg yolks, then, using a hand mixer, mix yolks and cream cheese until combined. Gently fold egg yolk mixture into egg whites.
- Divide mixture into 8 mounds on prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 4” apart. Bake until golden, 25 to 30 minutes.
- Immediately sprinkle each piece of bread with cheese and bake until melty, 2 to 3 minutes more. Let cool slightly.
And that’s it! Enjoy!
As an alternative to using lettuce wraps all the time – don’t be so quick to discount cabbage!
When making Asian dishes like spring rolls and dumplings – this could serve as a fantastic alternative.
You can also cook up some ground beef and veggies and serve it in a cabbage wrap for a unique dinner idea.
Cooked red cabbage is high in Vitamin K – and is said to help keep inflammation at a minimum in the body.
The Options Are Endless
Don’t buy into the myth you can no longer enjoy a good sandwich if you switch to keto.
The truth is, you can sample many different bread alternatives and find which works best for you.
Some days you may want something light like a lettuce wrap, other days you might want something crunchy like a chaffle.
Have fun exploring life the keto way – and say goodbye to a bloated gut bogged down with processed ingredients that make you sluggish.
Have you made the switch to keto yet?
Which is your favorite keto bread-alternative?
Tell us your thoughts in the comments below and be sure to share this article with your friends and family to let them know even more keto bread alternatives!