If you’re looking to reduce the number of carbs you consume but still want to enjoy nutritious, tasty meals and side dishes, try one of our top veggie-based rice alternatives. They’ll make your next stir-fry, rice bowl, soup, jambalaya, stew, or side dish healthier, lighter, and even more flavorful.
Go Low-Carb with Versatile Veggie Rice
From our rice substitute selection, you’ll find a variety of plant-based products that are free of GMOs, preservatives, and artificial dyes. They’re rich in protein, dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals — plus, they are just as versatile as traditional white or brown rice.
Top Rice Substitute Brands
Kitchen & Love
Quinoa and cauliflower quick meals from Kitchen & Love go through minimal processing to preserve the quality of these healthy rice substitutes. With popular blends of herbs and spices, these veggie and grain products instantly enliven any low-carb meal.
Products from RightRice contain just a dash of rice and 90% veggie ingredients for an innovative plant-based product that cooks just like rice but without all the carbs. Each flavor is non-GMO and high in protein.
Best Rice Substitutes
Choose these plant-based rice alternatives for a lighter, low-carb bite:
RightRice Garlic Herb
A unique blend of green peas, lentils, chickpeas, and rice, this low-carb option is high in plant-based protein and warm garlic flavor. Try it as a side or mix it into your favorite main dish.
Thrive Market Wonder Shirataki Noodle, Rice
Our own brand’s “wonder rice” is made from a type of starch found in the konjac yam. With only 10 calories and zero net carbs per serving, it may become your new go-to.
High-Fiber Riced Cauliflower
These rice substitutes made with cauliflower pack dietary fiber into every forkful:
Thrive Market Riced Cauliflower
If you’re on a ketogenic, gluten-free, or low-carb diet, get ready to try our organic riced cauliflower. The air-dried veggie cooks up in just 90 seconds in the microwave.
Kitchen & Love Cauliflower Quick Meals, Indian Vegetable Curry
This easy microwavable meal offers aromatic curry spices and flavorful veggies like artichoke and red bell pepper in addition to nutritious riced cauliflower for wholesome, on-the-go eating.
Advice on Healthy Rice Substitutes
Looking for more nutritional tips and recipe ideas for your favorite rice substitutes? Turn to our blog for all the information you need:
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