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8 Weight Loss Friendly, Quick and Easy Low-Carb Meals

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These low carb meals are superb and can be prepared in 10 minutes or less.

1. Grilled Chicken Wings With Greens and Salsa

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This is one of my all-time favorite meals. There’s something “primitive” about eating meat off the bone love it.

Ingredients: Chicken Wings, Chicken Spice Mix, Some Greens, Salsa.

Directions:

  • Put spice on chicken wings (I use a chicken spice mix).
  • Insert into oven, heat at 180-200°C (356-392°F) for about 40 minutes.
  • Grill until wings are brown and crunchy.
  • Serve with some vegetables and salsa.

2. Ground Beef With Sliced Bell Peppers

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Perfect if you have some spare ground beef left from yesterday.

Ingredients: Coconut Oil, Onions, Ground Beef, Spinach, Spices and a Bell Pepper.

Directions:

  • Dice the onion.
  • Heat coconut oil on pan.
  • Stir onion to pan for a minute or two.
  • Then add ground beef.
  • Add some spices, you may use spice mix, but salt and pepper work fine, then add spinach.
  • If you want to spice things up a bit, chili powder.(Optional)
  • Stir fry until ready, serve with a sliced bell pepper.

3. Eggs and Vegetables, Fried in Coconut Oil

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Keep you feel fuller longer when eaten during breakfast.

Ingredients: Coconut oil, Spinach, Frozen Vegetable Mix (carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, green beans) and  some Spices.

Directions:

  • Add coconut oil to heated frying pan.
  • Add vegetables. Better to use fresh if you can find one in your market, but make sure to let it thaw in the heat for a few minutes if you prefer frozen.
  • Add 3 or 4 eggs
  • Add spice mix, although salt and pepper work well too.  You can also add spinach but is optional.
  • Stir fry until ready.
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4. No Bun Cheeseburgers

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Just love the thought of it having no bun on your burgers.

Ingredients: Butter, Hamburgers, Cheddar Cheese, Cream Cheese, Salsa, Spices, Spinach.

Directions:

  • Put butter on a heated pan.
  • Add burgers and spices (spice mix or salt and pepper would do).  Flip until close to being ready.
  • Add a few slices of cheddar and some cream cheese on top. Turn down the heat and put a lid on the pan until the cheese melts.
  • Serve with some spinach.  Add some salsa on top to make it juicer.

5.  Bacon and Eggs

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Bacon is processed food and is unhealthy but it is still low in carbs and you can eat it on a low-carb diet and still lose weight. Can be consumed once or twice a week.

Ingredients: Bacon, Eggs.

Directions: 

  • Add bacon to pan, fry until ready. Set aside
  • Fry 3- 4 eggs in the bacon fat.
  • If you choose to add some flavor to your eggs, put a bit of sea salt, garlic powder and onion powder on them while frying.
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6.  Fake Meat-Based Pizza

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Without the nasty ingredients, this recipe is very easy to modify and you can add whatever you want to it – vegetables, mushrooms, different cheeses, etc.

Ingredients: Ground Beef, Salsa, Onions, Spice, Garlic Powder, Shredded Cheese and Bacon.

Directions:

  • Dice onions and bacon.
  • Mix ground beef, salsa, onions, spices and garlic powder at the bottom of a baking dish, then add shredded cheese on top.
  • Spread bacon slices over the whole thing.
  • Insert into oven, heat at 180-200°C (356-392°F) for 30-40 minutes, until bacon and cheese look crunchy.

7. Bacon, Egg, Avocado and Tomato Salad

The salad that you would want to get some more and more and more.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe avocado, chopped into chunks
  • 2 boiled eggs, chopped into chunks
  • 1 medium-sized tomato, chopped into chunks
  • Juice from one lemon wedge
  • 2-4 cooked pieces of bacon, crumbled (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Mix all ingredients together, stirring not too much, but just enough to make some of the avocado and egg into mush.

8.  Simple Herb Crusted Salmon

Healthy yeah? Salmon it is, low carb and high in omega 3.

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Ingredients:
For the salmon
  • 2 salmon fillets (6oz each)
  • 1 heaping tablespoon coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley (or dried, if you have on hand)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper, to taste
For the salad
  • 2 cups arugula
  • ¼ red onion, sliced thin
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
 Directions:
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.  Place salmon fillets on a parchment or foil lined baking sheet.
  • Top your salmon off with olive oil and dijon mustard and rub into your salmon.
  • Mix together your coconut flour, parsley, and salt and pepper in a small bowl
  • Use a spoon to sprinkle on your toppings on your salmon and then your hand to pat into your salmon.
  • Place in oven for 10-15 minutes or until salmon is cooked to your preference. I cooked mine more on the medium rare side at 12 minutes.
  • While the salmon is cooking, mix together your salad ingredients.
  • When salmon is done, place salmon on top of salad and consume.

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