Know ahead of time before picking up your weekly groceries by checking out what low carb fruit and vegetables are at their best in December.
Low Carb Vegetables in Season in December
Fruits in Season in December
6.6 g carbs / 100g
Apricots do vary in size. 2 medium apricots (80g) comes to 5g carbs which is a great low carb fruit choice, especially if you LOVE stone fruit. They are yummy grilled, served with a dollop of cream or yoghurt for a yummy dessert.
7.5 g carbs / 100g
Packed full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. They are also very high in fibre 6g fibre per 100g. These are a great addition to low carb desserts, salads and super tasty on their own.
10 g carbs / 100g
Blueberries are known for being a ‘superfood’ as they are packed full of goodies. Find them fresh or frozen (frozen are great for baking) Superfood or not, they are delicious with greek yoghurt as a healthy snack. Per 1/2 cup blueberries have 8g carbs.
7.3 g carbs / 100g
Raspberries are tart and delicious. You can use them to make a chia jam to pop on top of your Protein Pancakes or waffles.
3.8 g carbs / 100g
A VERY popular Low carb fruit. More bang for your buck. You can enjoy a whole punnet for just under 10g carbs ? ? Can be used in salads, baking, in yoghurt or with cream. They are super yummy on their own too.
10.9 g carbs / 100g
Cherries always remind of me of Christmas. You can also find them frozen (ideal or baking) Great on their own, or make yourself a batch of low carb cherry ripe cookies.
5.7 carbs / 100g
Passionfruit are tasty as they are, but can be used in cocktails (yes, please!), baking and just mixed through yoghurt or cream.
Carbs per 100g serve (Food Standards Australia New Zealand)
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