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Eating on a Low Carb Diet

I am doing a low carb diet, any ideas?

By Joyce from Pittsburgh, PA

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March 4, 20100 found this helpful

I am doing the same; I recommend:

-lots of salads with spinach rather than iceberg lettuce, and add nearly anything to that - grilled chicken, taco meat, seafood, steak.

-breakfast: omelets! I saute mushrooms on Sunday night and make an omelet each morning with the mushrooms and grated cheese.

-cottage cheese - for a switch add olives and garlic and put it in the food processor.

-snack on low-fat meat and cheese.

-instead of mashed potatoes try over-cooking frozen cauliflower, then processing it with some dry ranch mix and sour cream.

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March 4, 20100 found this helpful

I have been doing Atkins for 6 months. This is an excellent site for recipes. Linda's Low Carb.

http://www.genaw.com/lowcarb/

If you do youtube, check out Bowulf, he does lots of low carb recipe videos, plus his tips are great. He has lost and maintained about 200 lbs doing Atkins for 5 years.

Also watch livinlowcarbman, Jimmy Moore, on youtube. Another low carb succcess story- he lost 180 pounds! Lots of funny videos and very informative. Have fun!

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March 4, 20100 found this helpful

A couple of things we enjoyed. Using cabbage instead of rice in shrimp scampi, using spaghetti squash to replace regular spaghetti.

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