Cheap Low Carb Recipes?

My husband has recently trimmed off 40lbs on this low-carb thing. Since it was the very first time he expressed interest in getting rid of his Buddah belly, I was really excited to support him by preparing low carb meals for the whole family, even though I did not initially believe in the diet. Well, passing trend or not, we are all thinner, eat way less sugars and have become much more active!

Ad

However, this enterprise is much more costly than our previous diet. I do not buy much of the overpriced commercial low carb stuff so I need cheap Low carb meal ideas (including bread and other baked goods recipes, protein alternatives, snacks, etc).

Matinga from Michigan

PS: after having 3 kids, I have trimmed down to my college days' weight (about 15 years ago). So please help me keep my thighs thin and my wallet fat!!

Showing: Answers Sort

By Samantha Lewis 4 Flag

August 20, 2004

Here is a great chicken recipe, it tastes just like fried chicken or chicken tenders, you coat chicken with beaten egg and then cover with parmesean cheese, fry or bake, and it's delicious, you'll never know the difference. This next one sounds icky, but it's a great snack or you can use it as a bread replacement for a sandwich - spray a plate with cooking spray like pam, then place a slice of cheese (the individually wrapped pieces) and put it in the microwave until it begins to get crispy, depending on your microwave, 60-90 secs. When the edges begin to get golden it should be done. You may have to ease it off of the plate with a butter knife. It tastes just like a big cracker, or you can use two slices and make a sandwich - I love them! If you have any recipes I'd love to hear them!

Samantha in NC

ReplyWas this helpful? Yes

By Kathy Phipps 1 Flag

August 22, 2004

When my husband decided to join the South Beach Diet craze, I immediately started searching online to find support and recipes. The first two url's are from yahoo groups, which you must join for free and then access the boards. The others are individual websites I found and tried. But like anything not stuck to, we fell off the band wagon. Good Luck and Keep Going!

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/grou ... -Beach-Diet-Support/?yguid=174464230

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/sbdrecipes/?yguid=174464230

http://mysite.verizon.net/vze4n46b/lc/info.htm

http://headed-west.com/sherries_recipes.htm

http://trulylowcarb.com/index.htm

ReplyWas this helpful? Yes

By guest (Guest Post) Flag

August 23, 2004

Go to http://www.FoodNetwork.com and click on the show Low Carb and Lovin' It. They have all of the recipes from each week of shows.

ReplyWas this helpful? Yes

By Suzanne Spencer 8 136 Flag

August 26, 2004

NO CARB CHICKEN WINGS

3 lbs chicken wings

6 Tablespoons Hot Sauce

1 stick of butter

2 quarts oil

Lawry's Season salt

Salt wings. Deep fry in oil until golden. Drain on paper towel. Melt butter and combine with hot sauce. Coat evenly. Eat, Belch, Scratch and say "AWWWWWWW"

Good for you, I've gone from 198lb to 109lb since my 2nd child was born on low-carb diets, so good on you and yours for sticking to it. Take care of you and those you love.

ReplyWas this helpful? Yes

Comment

In This Guide
A woman eating a salad.
Low Carb Diet Tips and Tricks
Categories
Food and Recipes Food Tips DietingAugust 20, 2004
More to Explore
ThriftyFun on Facebook ThriftyFun on Pinterest Enter a Contest Free Newsletters Ask a Question Share a Post
Related Guides
Low Carb Pizza
Low Carb Pizza Recipes
A woman eating a salad.
Low Carb Diet Tips and Tricks
Protein Powder
Low Carb Low Protein Powder for Breakfast Shakes
Fresh Salad
Diabetic Recipes
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on February 9, 2016 at 12:06:12 AM on 10.0.2.20 in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
 
NewestOldestMost HelpfulLeast HelpfulRelevance
Site MenuShare a PostContestsAsk a QuestionAbout ThriftyFun
BrowseAll By DateAll GuidesAll QuestionsAll VideosRecent FeedbackLonely Questions
CategoriesBetter LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness & LegalConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood & RecipesGarage SalesHealth & BeautyHolidays & PartiesHome & GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsTravel & RecreationWeddings