Gluten Free Low Carb Meal Plan // Isabel Eats

*This gluten free low car meal plan from Isabel Eats was originally published in 2018, but I thought it was a great time to bring it out of the archives! Enjoy!

This week’s gluten free low carb meal plan includes five amazing and healthy recipes from Isabel Eats. You can’t go wrong with cabbage enchilada rolls, easy chipotle shakshuka, spicy chipotle roasted cauliflower, baked vegetarian Chile rellenos, and an apple pear salad with honey cilantro vinaigrette. These recipes were created by Isabel Orozco, the creator of the gorgeous food blog, Isabel Eats. Here is a little introduction from Isabel:

“I grew up eating Mexican food every single day. Once I moved out of my parents’ house, I knew I needed to start cooking for myself. The blog, Isabel Eats, was born out of a desire to create a little reference guide for myself to document all of my successes in the kitchen. Aside from cooking, I love being in my little vegetable garden where I grow things like kale, squash, sugar snap peas, and all the herbs you can imagine. I’m also insanely in love with my two cats, Charlie and Lucy! :)”

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Gluten Free Low Carb Meal Plan

Gluten Free Low Carb Meal Plan // Isabel Eats

Low Carb Enchilada Cabbage Rolls
Gluten Free Low Carb Meal Plan: Low Carb Enchilada Cabbage Rolls

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 55 minutes

Ingredients: cabbage, olive oil, white onion, onion powder, garlic powder, ancho chili powder, cumin, salt, chicken breasts, diced green chiles, shredded mozzarella. enchilada sauce, toppings: cilantro, diced tomatoes, avocado.

My family enjoys cabbage but I forget to cook with it very often. I love how it serves as a tortilla replacement in this gluten free, low carb main dish. The enchiladas are stuffed with chicken, cheese and green chiles and make a perfect weeknight meal!

Easy Chipotle Shakshuka
Gluten Free Low Carb Meal Plan: Easy Chipotle Shakshuka

Prep Time: 12 minutes Cook Time: 43 minutes Total Time: 55 minutes

Ingredients: olive oil, onion, red bell pepper, garlic, cumin, paprika, chipotle pepper, diced tomatoes, salt, black pepper, cotija cheese, eggs, cilantro, avocado.

My sister introduced me to shakshuka recipes last year and I’m hooked! This simple shakshuka, which is basically baked eggs in tomato sauce, is a gluten free, low carb vegetarian recipe that can be enjoyed for brunch of dinner. You can eat it with corn tortillas or bread.

Spicy Chipotle Roasted Cauliflower
Gluten Free Low Carb Meal Plan: Spicy Roasted Chipotle Cauliflower

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients: cauliflower, olive oil, butter, chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, garlic powder, salt, lime, cilantro.

This is a delicious and filling side dish that would go great with the enchiladas, chile rellenos, or shakshuka in this week’s low carb meal plan. This vegetarian, paleo, and gluten free side dish would be a great addition to your next dinner party too.

Baked Vegetarian Chile Rellenos

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients: poblano peppers, diced green chiles, cumin, corn, chihuahua cheese of mozzarella. Toppings: cotija, Roma tomatoes, sour cream, cilantro.

Chile Rellenos is one of my favorite dishes to order at Mexican restaurants. This healthy version is stuffed with veggies and cheese and then baked and is a delicious weeknight meal. You could prep the recipe early in the day or even the night before and pop in the oven at dinner time.

Apple Pear Salad with Honey Cilantro Vinaigrette 
Gluten Free Low Carb Meal Plan: Apple Pear Salad with Honey Cilantro Vinaigrette

Prep Time: 5 minutes  Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients: olive oil, honey, cilantro, lime, baby kale, pear, apple, dried cranberries, walnuts, Manchego cheese.

This gluten free, low carb, vegetarian salad is simple to put together and tastes like Fall. If you can’t find Manchego cheese you can substitute it with another hard cheese of your choice.


If you make any weeknight recipes from this week’s Gluten Free Low Carb Meal Plan by Isabel Eats please share on instagram using hashtag #rainbowdelicious & and tag me at @rainbowdelicious , I’d love to see what you are up to in your kitchen!


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  1. All of these sound absolutely delicious! It may be low carb but it definitely is not low flavor!

  2. I will be adding these to my meal prep list for this month. Thank you!

  3. Holy moly this looks like a tasty week! I need to start meal prepping again, thanks for the motivation!

  4. WOW. These all look amazing. Sounds like I need to make every one!

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