List of Low Carb Foods and Recipies

It seems these days that everyone you know is living the low carb lifestyle. You may be starting your own low carb lifestyle (because it is a lifestyle and not really a diet at all), or are already eating this way and are getting tired of the foods you are eating and want to see if you can find something different. Either way, this article will provide a list of low carb foods you can eat without thought. Use it as a reference anytime for planning new recipes or when you want a snack and can't decide what you can reach for.

Here are some recipes to try out:

Mini Spinach Omelets

1 tsp vegetable Oil
1 white onion (chopped)
1 package frozen spinach, thawed and drained through cheesecloth
5 beaten eggs
3 cups shredded Muenster cheese
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Salt and pepper to taste

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a muffin tin lightly with vegetable oil. Heat your oil in a skillet and add your chopped onion. Sauté until the onions are tender and add the spinach. Continue to sauté until the spinach has lost all extra moisture. Mix your eggs, Muenster cheese, and salt and pepper in a large bowl, then add your spinach onion mixture. Spoon into the muffin tin about 3/4 from the top. Top with the Cheddar cheese and bake for about 30 minutes, or until the eggs are done. This recipe is great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.


Cobb Salad

5 slices cooked bacon
2 boiled eggs
1/2 head iceberg lettuce, chopped
2 cups cooked, diced chicken
1/2 cup radishes, sliced
1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles
1//2 avocado, peeled, pitted, and sliced
2 scallions, sliced
Blue cheese dressing

Layer the ingredients and top with dressing. Serves 4.


No Chips Taco Salad

1 pound ground beef, chicken, or turkey
1 packet of Taco Seasoning
1 head iceberg lettuce, chopped
1 cup shredded Cheddar Cheese
1 cup shredded Monterrey Jack Cheese
1/4 cup black olives
2 tbsp sour cream

Brown your meat thoroughly, then add the taco seasoning according to the directions on the package. Set aside and allow to cool for about 10 minutes. Meanwhile, place your lettuce on a large serving platter. Top with your meat mixture, then top with your cheese. Dollop your sour cream on top and sprinkle with the olives. Serves 4.



List of low carb foods:
MEAT
Sausage
Bacon
Hot Dogs (beef, pork, or chicken)
Vienna Sausage
Potted Meat
Lunch Meat
Pork
Beef
Chicken
Turkey
Duck
Lamb
Fish
Veal
Crab
Shrimp
Clams
Tofu
Eggs

OILS
Sunflower Oil
Butter
Soybean Oil
Vegetable Oil
Lard
Margarine
Peanut Oil
Safflower Oil
Olive Oil
Corn Oil

BEVERAGES
Tea (unsweetened)
Coffee (unsweetened)
Diet Soda

DAIRY PRODUCTS
Camembert Cheese
Cheddar Cheese
Pasteurized Processed Cheese
Muenster Cheese
Parmesan Cheese
Provolone Cheese
Swiss Cheese
Mozzarella Cheese
Feta Cheese
Cream Cheese
Blue Cheese

VEGETABLES
Lettuce
Alfalfa Sprouts
Parsley
Olives
Cucumber
Pickles
Oregano
Radishes
Celery
Asparagus
Broccoli
Endive
Cabbage
Onions
Spinach
Mushrooms
Sweet Peppers
Seaweed

FRUITS
Strawberries
Blackberries
Lemons
Limes
Raspberries
Cranberries

DRESSINGS
Mustard
Mayonnaise
Tartar Sauce
Blue Cheese Salad Dressing
French Salad Dressing
Italian Salad Dressing
Sour Cream
Vinegar
Barbecue Sauce
Soy Sauce
1000 Island

Pretzels






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