7 Surprising Food Swaps that can Immediately Improve Your Blood Sugar and Energy

6.Whipped cauliflower

According to Nutrition Data, the nutritional differences between 100 grams of white potatoes and the same amount of cauliflower makes the latter nutritionally superior.

The potato has 2 grams of fiber, 1 gram of sugar and 21 grams of carbohydrates.3 Steamed cauliflower has 3 grams of fiber, 2 grams of sugar and only 5 grams of carbohydrates.4

You may have seen it on social media, the yummy alternative to the white potato that’s been the only option up to now for mashed, buttery goodness.

Cauliflower florets “riced” in a food processor and steamed is simply delicious as a stand in, and might even become your new favorite option. Try adding a dash of celery root, onion powder and/or garlic powder with a little salt, and you won’t be disappointed.

7.Carrot “noodles”

Spiralized zucchini, affectionately known as “zoodles,” are a “thing” in circles where delicious alternative dishes are explored with gusto, but carrot noodles work well, too, or simply slice them thinly. As a pasta substitute, you end up eating fewer carbs, and the texture is pleasingly crunchy. Thai peanut sauce is a great topping for this dish, and it’s not only low-carb but gluten-free.

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