Middle Eastern—If you’re in the mood for Middle Eastern cuisine,carrot-zucchini latkes make great appetizers. Filled with healthy vegetables, these latkes will make you feel like you’re ready to compete in the Olympics, too!
Mediterranean/Greek—You can’t celebrate the Olympics without celebrating Greece! The birthplace of the Olympics also happens to have some tasty food, too. Mediterranean-inspired spinach-artichoke dip or Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato and Goat Cheese Dip will keep you on track without making you feel like you’re missing out.
Italian—The Italians are known for carb-heavy foods, but Italian cuisine can be enjoyed without all of the unnecessary carbs. Baked goat cheese and ricotta custards will make great finger foods to share. If you would prefer something sweet instead, try these vanilla-bean biscotti.
Asian—If you’re in the mood for Asian appetizers, Asian tuna kebabs could be the way to go. With tuna steaks, eggplant, and bell peppers, these kebabs are sure to fill you up. On the other hand, if you want to go with a vegetarian option, baked tofu with Asian marinade could be perfect for you.
Mexican—Mexican food is another great way to celebrate the Opening Ceremonies. Guacamole always makes a delicious appetizer. You could even switch it up and have some cucumber guacamole. Better yet, make this low carb recipe for Chicken Chorizo and Cauliflower Saute with Cheese and Salsa!
Indian—Soup is always welcome in the winter, especially with the frigid temperatures this year! Indian coconut curried pumpkin soup will warm you up right away. You’ll feel toasty warm while the Olympians parade around.
American—Don’t forget to celebrate America! Buffalo chicken egg salad or cattle ranch beef spread are fun ways to have some American-inspired food. Want some chips to snack on, too? Kale chips are a good replacement.
With this list of low carb recipes, you’ll be able to celebrate the Olympics in a fun way. Enjoy the Opening Ceremonies and happy snacking!