Choose as many greens as you can. We recommend eating a lot of salads that also include meats, cheeses and dressings. If you decide to eat fruits, stick to fresh or frozen berries.

Low-Carb Vegetables and Greens Include:

  • Arugula
  • Celery
  • Chicory
  • Chives
  • Chicory
  • Cucumber
  • Endive
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Olives
  • Parsley
  • Peppers
  • Radishes
  • Romaine

With a few more carbs, the following vegetables and greens can be used to supplement meals but should be eaten in moderation:

  • Asparagus
  • Avocado
  • Bean Sprouts
  • Beans
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Chard
  • Kale
  • Onions
  • Pumpkin
  • Sauerkraut
  • Snow Peas
  • Spinach
  • Summer Squash
  • String Beans
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchini

Buying Tips

  • Shop at Farmers Markets or find a good local organic fruits and vegetables source. 
  • Use your freezer, usually the organic frozen produce section at the store is cheaper than fresh especially if the fruit or vegetable is out of season. 
  • Buy in season, this not only ensures you get the biggest bang for your buck, it also means your produce will taste as it should full of flavor and perfectly ripe. 
  • Don’t buy canned, dried, candied, or preserved stuff.