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Low Carb Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Low carb grilled cheese sandwich| low starch

Today I am sharing a simple, yet delicious low carb grilled cheese sandwich. Only this time, we are not using regular sandwich bread 😉 #saywhaaat


I used to be a huge bread lover (I still am). Every meal had to have a piece of bread that goes with it.  Since I have been eating a very low starch diet lately, I haven’t touched regular bread in more than a month.  I can’t deny the early cravings  weren’t hard but I definitely have seen amazing benefits from my current nutrition protocol that I’m not planning on re-introducing wheat anytime soon.

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Having only fewer choices of flours that are low starch can make things a bit hard for baking, but it also pushes me to get more creative in the kitchen.  The only two types of flours I have been using are coconut and almond flours. Coconut flour is a bit tough to work with as it crumbles easily when used alone. Almond flour can also be harsh on the intestines when consumed a lot.

My first couple trials did not go well to be honest.  I failed miserably :p. The coconut flour alone was a disaster, I ended up eating the whole thing with a spoon – which was not too bad since the taste is all that matters right?


Anyway, I finally figured out the right recipe for this delicious low starch sandwich and decided to share it with you all.


Low Carb – low Starch Grilled Sandwich


  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup of almond flour
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 tbsp butter (pan)
  • Few slices of mozzarella cheese


  1. Start with mixing all the ingredients in a bowl, except for the extra butter we want to use to grill.
  2. Add some water or coconut oil until you reach a smooth paste.
  3. You can transfer the batter into a microwave safe dish - Either use a round or square dish.
  4. Microwave for about 1.5 minutes.
  5. Make sure the mixture is firm and transfir it into normal dish.
  6. Slice in half and place the cheese slices inside the toast.
  7. Now we contrinue with the tranditional way of making a grilled sandwich:
  8. Heat up the pan and add the rest of the butter.
  9. Grill each side of the sandwich for about half a minute. Flip and grill some more.
  10. Add more butter as necessary until the cheese starts melting.
  11. Enjoy!
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Few notes:

  • Although this recipe is super delicious, keep in mind that we are not using regular flour here.  This recipe is high in fat rather than carbs.
  • Healthy fats will not make you fat. period.
  • If you experience nut sensitivity, you can reduce the almond flour to 1 tbsp. Use coconut flour instead and add  one egg.
  • This recipe is very filling and light at the same time and it makes a great pre-workout snack!

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