A low carb lifestyle is much more than eggs and bacon. Low carbohydrate recipes can be exciting. What about low carb pizza, lasagne or bacon and eggs?
Now you're probably wondering how these dishes get carbohydrates.
Find out in this article with 9 delicious low-carb recipes for any time of the day!
For it's easy to make, we have divided the recipes for each and every moment:
Low carbohydrate breakfast recipes
Low carbohydrate lunch recipes
Low carbohydrate dinner recipes
Low carbohydrate snack recipes
Why low carb recipes?
More and more nutritionists are convinced of the low-carb lifestyle that Atkins preached for decades. And that is no coincidence. Several studies show that a low-carb diet is more effective at fat burning than for example a low-fat or low-calorie lifestyle. For we can assist in this lifestyle do so this list with the 9 most delicious and healthy low carb recipes composed.
Low Carb Breakfast Recipes
The breakfast is the meal to start your day full of energy. With a good and low-carbohydrate breakfast with plenty of fat and protein you can avoid that you get hungry again at the end of the morning.
Crunchy yogurt with Atkins muesli
Amount of carbs: 9 grams Preparation time: about 6 minutes
This is a quick and easy recipe and you can have a delicious and nutritious breakfast on the table in minutes.
100 g full Greek Yogurt.
2 tablespoons Atkins Crunchy Muesli.
Get a glass
Put the Atkins muesli in the bottom then top with the yoghurt
Low Carb Lunch Recipes
Most people eat lunch at work. Therefore, we've included two low carb lunch recipes that you can pre-prepare and simply take to work with you.
The two favourite lunch dishes are Atkins:
Egg fried in bacon with avocado
Carb: 2 grams Preparation time: 30 minutes
Egg, avocado and bacon are a match made in heaven. Moreover, eggs, avocados and bacon are low in carbohydrates. Add some cherry tomatoes for the finishing touch!
6 slices of bacon or bacon
Bunch of cherry tomatoes
Salt & pepper to taste
1 teaspoon of finely chopped fresh chives
Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
Cut the avocado in half and remove the stone.
Scoop the avocado out carefully so that it is stays intact. Lay then the bacon on top of the avocado
Crack the egg into the avocado and then wrap the bacon around the top of the egg
Place the avocado in a baking dish and place the bunch of tomatoes next to it. Season and then cook for about 25 minutes.
Finish off with some chopped chives.
Omelette with Atkins penne
Number of carbohydrates: 11 grams Preparation time: 35 minutes
This is a great dish to make the night before if you want to take to work or, on the weekend, you can make from scratch.
25 grams of uncooked pasta Atkins
2 tablespoons olive oil
50 grams of ham
4 mushrooms, sliced
40 grams of spinach
30 ml of single cream
Boil the Atkins penne according to the intstructions on the package.
Heat some oil in a large frying pan and bake the ham for a minute on each side. Then add the mushrooms and spinach and cook for a minutes until softened
Add the eggs and cream in a bowl and beat it together well with a whisk.
Add the cooled pasta and ham / mushroom / spinach mixture to it.
Heat some olive oil in a large frying pan and add the egg mixture
If you're taking to work the next day, keep the omelette in the fridge and you can eat either cold or hot, the next day
Don't have Atkins pasta? Try making aubergine pasta.
Low Carb Dinner Recipes
Dinner can often contain lots of carbohydrate-rich food. Just think how many times a week do you eat potatoes, rice or pasta?
This is likely to be at least several times a week. With these recipes you don't have to eat so many carbs.
Lemon / Garlic chicken from the oven
Carb: 1 gram Preparation time: 1.5 hours
2 chicken breasts
2 cloves of garlic
Mixed spices of your choice
Salt and pepper
Put the olive oil in a bowl and add the lemon juice, avoiding the seeds
Crush the garlic and add this also to the oil / lemon mixture
Add the paprika and salt and pepper to the mixture. Mix well with a fork or small whisk.
Make a few slices on the chicken breasts and place them in a baking dish and pour the oil and spice mixture evenly over there.
Cover the baking dish with cling film and place the bowl in the refrigerator. Let this marinate at least one hour so that all the flavours are absorbed
Place the dish in an oven pre-heated oven (180 degrees Celsius) and bake for about 30 minutes until done. Always check if the chicken is completely cooked.
Extra tip: Grill the chicken for the last 10 minutes so it's crispy
Serve with grilled vegetables and cauliflower rice.
Low carbohydrate Atkins lasagne with penne
Number of carbohydrates: 15 grams Preparation time: about 65 minutes Servings: 4 people
2 stalks of celery
1 red onion
2 cloves of garlic
1 tablespoon of dried rosemary
600 grams of ground beef
400g canned peeled tomatoes
200ml beef stock
800 ml of unsweetened soy milk
2 bay leaves
1/4 white onion
1 teaspoon of nutmeg
15 g of coconut flour
100 grams of pasta Atkins penne
80 grams of mozzarella cheese
2 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Chop the red onion, celery and garlic. The garlic can also be crushed a garlic press.
Heat olive oil over low heat in a frying pan and add the onion and celery. Let it cook for about 10 minutes.
Add the garlic and rosemary and cook 2 minutes.
Reduce heat to medium and add the minced beef. Fry until the meat is cooked.
Add the peeled canned tomatoes and let it simmer for two hours. Tasting it and add, if necessary, more stock or salt and pepper.
Now Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
For the béchamel:
Chop the white onion finely. Put in a large saucepan over low heat
Pour the milk into the pan and add the two bay leaves, add the finely chopped white onion and nutmeg. Bring it slowly to a boil.
Melt the butter in another pan and add the coconut flour. Beat it well for 2 minutes.
Remove the pan with soy milk from the heat and add the mixture of coconut flour and butter slowly to the pan with soy milk. Do this while stirring. Stir until it has the desired thickness.
Prepare the Atkins Penne pasta according to the instructions on the package.
Take a lasagne dish and cover the bottom with 1/3 of the béchamel.
When the pasta is ready, layer in the dish, using 1/3 of the pasta. Cover again with 1/2 of the cheese sauce and add some pepper.
Layer the next 2 layers in turn
Place the dish in the oven and bake for about 30 minutes until the cheese is golden brown.
Cauliflower Pizza with fresh cherry tomatoes and basil
Carb: 8 grams Preparation time: 40 minutes
Ingredients for the base:
2 large eggs
240 grams of shredded mozzarella
2 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
Salt and pepper
Ingredients for the topping:
Tomato Sauce 120 ml
240 grams of shredded mozzarella
120 grams of grated cheddar cheese
60 grams of cherry tomatoes
A few fresh basil leaves
Red pepper flakes (optional)
Place a sheet of baking paper in the oven and pre-heat to 220 degrees Celsius.
Tomato sauce you can buy in the store or make yourself. Please use our recipe for low carb tomato sauce.
For the cauliflower: Grind the cauliflower florets in a food processor. You need a total of about 600 to 700 grams cauliflower.
Put the cauliflower in a microwave safe bowl and cover with cling film. Prick some holes in the clingfilm.
Cook in the microwave for about 4 minutes then let cool.
Put the cauliflower in a tea towel and squeeze the cauliflower over the sink until all moisture is pretty much out of the cauliflower
Add the Parmesan, mozzarella, egg and Italian seasoning to the cauliflower mixture.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Put the cauliflower mixture on the baking sheet and spread over an area of approximately 25 by 30 centimeters.
Brush over with olive oil.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until golden brown.
Meanwhile, cut the cherry tomatoes in half and spread the tomato sauce, cheese and cherry tomatoes on the pizza
Put back in the oven and bake for 3 to 5 minutes, until the cheese is melted.