Ten Low Carb Recipes to Help You Live Lean

Ten Low Carb Recipes to Help You Live Lean

Looking to lose weight? Reducing your carbohydrate intake is an easy way to trick your body to burn more calories! Incorporating lower carb days, or carb cycling, can not only help you lose weight, but can encourage your body to burn fat instead of storing it.

Add these ten Low-Carb Recipes to your healthy living toolbox to help you live lean!

1. Skinny Buffalo Wings

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Fire up your metabolism with this family favorite broiled to reduce fat and calories and say bye bye to the butter at only 200 calories per serving!  Adjust the heat to your liking and enjoy.

2. Simple Herb Crusted Salmon

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Speaking of simple, this scrumptious salmon dish is super easy and healthy!  Salmon is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, quality protein content, essential amino acids, as well as various other vitamins and minerals.

3. Halibut with Ginger Mango Salsa and Cilantro Sauce

Nothing quite says summer like ginger mango salsa!  Try substituting the mayo for fat free plain greek yogurt for a delicious healthy meal everyone will love.

4. Spicey Garlic Bok Choy

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Looking for a meatless way to add more protein to your diet?  Try this recipe with protein packed Bok Choy, a chinese cabbage rich in vitamin A, C, and K, as well as other vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.  Recommended in weight loss diets Bok Choy is very low calorie and burns tons of calories during digestion!

5. Turkey Sausage Frittata with Egg Whites

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Need a meal quick?  Whip up this turkey frittata casserole for a low carb meal that’s can be eaten anytime of day and fits within your caloric budget.  Turkey is nearly half the calories of sausage and provides numerous benefit from essential vitamins and mineral.

6. Lemon-Thyme Roasted Chicken

Cook a classic meal easy to pair any side with.  Remember to cook at a higher temperature initially to sear the outside and lock in flavor.  Keep it low carb with a side of seared green beans in a tablespoon of olive oil and fresh lemon.

7. Tuna, Avocado, Tomato Recipe

To eat low carb healthfully other macronutrients in the diet are increased, like healthy fats!  Avocados are an incredibly nutritious healthy source of fat.  Half of an avocado contains about 14.5 grams of fat, 2 grams of protein, and 8.5 grams of carbohydrate.

8. Chicken and Veggies Stir Fry

Need to boost your fiber for the day?  Try this healthy meal to increase your fat fighting power while not going over your caloric budget!

9. Garlic Lime Chicken

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Feeling zesty tonight?  Add a kick to your chicken that can be cooked even on a George Forman Grill!  To keep it low carb make a mixed green salad with spinach, fresh cut tomatoes, lime, oil and vinegar.

10. All Protein Meatloaf

This high protein low carb meal is delicious and will keep you full for hours.  To reduce fat try substituting half of the beef for lean ground turkey breast!

 

 

 

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