The most important thing about any diet that you choose to go
on, is that you must stick to it as best you can. The guidelines
are set for a reason and not following them will just lead
you to not losing any weight and getting dis-heartened very
quickly. If you are on a low carb diet then having a free list
of low carb food is essential to make sure you are eating
only the foods that you are allowed.
Here is a free list of low carb food that you can eat plentifully
if you are on the Atkins diet:
Tuna, Salmon, Sole, Trout, Flounder, Sardines, Herring, Chicken,
Turkey, Duck, Goose, Quail, Pheasant, Oysters, Mussels,
Lobster, Clams, Squid, Prawns, Crabmeat, Beef, Pork, Lamb,
Bacon, Veal, Ham, Venison, Eggs, Cheese, Lettuce, Cucumber,
Mushrooms, Broccoli, Tomato’s.
Here are a few low carb recipes which make use of some of
the low carb foods listed above:
Carbs Per Serving:8 total recipe
Zucchini layer 1 cup zucchini — shredded
1 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 Tablespoons parmesan cheeseTuna layer 6 ounces canned tuna
1 egg — beaten 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon oregano 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
How to Prepare:
Mix zucchini layer ingredients and microwave for 60 seconds. Drain
excess moisture from zucchini mixture. Spray a cake pan with Pam and
spread zucchini mixture into the pan. Mix tuna layer ingredients. Spread
tuna mixture over zucchini. Sprinkle top w/ parmesan cheese, if desired.
Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until tuna is firm and brown
Salisbury Steak with Mushroom and Onion Gravy
Carbs Per Serving:6.25 carbs – 2.75 dietary fibre = 3.5 net carbs
Prep Time:45 minutes total
4 Tbsp butter, divided 1 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
1 lb ground beef 1 medium onion
1 egg 1/4 cup flax seed meal
1 Tbsp horseradish, or more to taste 1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepperGravy 1/2 tsp Xanthan gum
1 cup chicken broth/boullion 1/2 cup heavy cream
salt & pepper Worcestershire sauce Kitchen Bouquet (optional)
How to Prepare:
In a large skillet, melt 2 Tbsp butter. Thinly slice 2/3 of the
onion. Saute the onion slices and mushrooms until tender. Remove to
a plate and set aside.
Combine beef, flax seed meal, egg, 1/2 tsp each salt & pepper and
the remaining 1/3 of onion, diced finely. Form into 4 patties. Melt
2 Tbsp butter in the skillet over medium heat, add patties to
skillet and cook for 8 minutes per side, until no pink remains
Remove cooked patties from skillet and set aside.
Whisk the Xanthan gum into the hot oil in the skillet until smooth &
thickened. Gradually whisk in the chicken broth, bring to a simmer.
Simmer 2 minutes, or until it’s thickened. Gradually whisk in the
heavy cream. Season to taste. Use Kitchen Bouquet if desired to
darken colour. Heat over medium til it’s simmering again. Add the
onions, mushrooms & patties. Simmer on low for 10 minutes until
So combine these recipes and your free list of low carb food
and start making meals to be proud of! If you need more recipes
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