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Create a Low Carb Gift Basket: 60 Ideas for Items to Include

Updated on October 1, 2012
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Do you need to come up with a great gift idea for a friend or family member who is following a carbohydrate controlled eating plan? Would you like your gift to show support of your loved one’s weight management goals? Consider putting together a custom, personalized gift basket filled with items that any low carb dieter is sure to enjoy.

60 Items Appropriate for Low Carb Gift Baskets

There are plenty of tasty treats that you can choose among when you’re putting together a food-related gift basket for a low carb dieter. Here are a number of items you may want to consider. Of course, when you are shopping, be sure to consider the taste preferences, food allergies and other nutritional considerations specific to the person who will receive the gift.

1. Alfredo sauce (premade, jarred)

2. All-natural, sugar free peanut butter

3. Almond butter

4. Almond flour

5. Almonds (avoid dry roasted)

6. Baja Bob’s sugar free drink mixes

7. Bella Vita low carb pasta sauce

8. Black soybeans (canned)

9. Bloody Mary Mix (watch carb count, as it varies significantly among brands; one of my favorite brands is Zing Zang, with only 4 grams of carbohydrate per serving)

10. Bouillon cubes (beef or chicken)

11. Carb Quick baking mix

12. Carbohydrate controlled protein bars

13. Chicken chunks (canned)

14. Cookbooks by Dana Carpender

15. Cookbooks by Jennifer Eloff

16. Crab boil

17. Davinci Gourmet sugar free syrups

18. Diet Rite Cola

19. Dill pickles

20. Dreamfields Healthy Carb Living pasta

21. Dried herbs

22. Flavored mustard (avoid honey mustard)

23. Flavored vinegars

24. Grapeseed oil

25. Guar gum (thickening agent that can be used instead of cornstarch; available at many health food stores)

26. Horseradish

27. Jalapeno mustard

28. Julian Bakery Smart Carb Bread

29. Low Carb Barbcue Sauce (Foy’s is my favorite)

30. Minced garlic

31. No sugar added Ketchup

32. No sugar added spice mixes

33. No-sugar added Jelly (Smucker’s has several Splenda-sweetened flavors)

34. Olive oil

35. Parmesan cheese (grated, shelf stable)

36. Pesto (mix or prepared)

37. Pistachios

38. Pork rinds

39. Sauerkraut (canned)

40. Soynut butter

41. Spices

42. Splenda

43. Sugar free candy

44. Sugar-free gelatin mix

45. Sunflower seeds

46. Susta all natural sweetener

47. Tomato paste

48. Truvia all natural sweetener

49. Tuna fish (canned)

50. Unsweetened chocolate baking squares

51. Unsweetened coconut milk

52. Unsweetened Cooking Cocoa (Godiva is my favorite)

53. Unsweetened shredded coconut (available from health food stores and

54. V8 Splash Diet

55. Wasa crackers

56. Water beverages (sugar free, flavored)

57. Wax beans (canned)

58. Whey protein powder (vanilla or unflavored, no sugar)

59. Xanthan Guar gum (thickening agent that can be used instead of cornstarch; available at many health food stores)

60. Zevia sugar free soda sweetened with Truvia

Ready to Create a Carb Controlled Gift Basket?

While there are certainly plenty of other items that can be used in a carbohydrate controlled gift basket, you’re sure to find plenty of items on this list. Get creative and put together a basket of treats that anyone who’s following a carb-controlled eating plan will love. What better choice for a personalized give for the low-carbers in your life?

More Ideas and Suggestions? Please Share!

If you have additional ideas for items that can be included in these types of gift baskets, please share your suggestions in the comments section below.


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    Maree Michael Martin 

    6 years ago from Northwest Washington on an Island

    Practically a meal in a basket can be made from this wonderful list of low carb yummies you've suggested, thanks!


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