Lunch Options

4 oz. seared tuna on a large bed of mixed greens, topped with H mango, cubed, and 1 Tbsp. chopped walnuts, with H cup whole-wheat croutons, drizzled with red wine vinaigrette to taste.

Orient Express Salad (see recipes). Add 1 Tbsp. slivered almonds and H cup soybeans.

Tuna, chicken, or salmon salad: Mix 4 oz. with H Tbsp. mayonnaise, pepper, and a splash of lemon juice. Add H cup red grapes, halved. Serve over a bed of romaine with 5 whole-grain crackers.

4-oz. skinless chicken breast brushed lightly with barbecue sauce.

2 servings Spicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes (see recipes).

1-2 cups green beans sauteed with garlic.

1 cup whole-wheat pasta topped with H cup red sauce and 4 oz. ground turkey breast.

Spinach salad drizzled with 1-2 Tbsp. light Italian dressing.

Cabbage and Red Bean Soup served over N cup basmati rice (see recipes).

4 oz. grilled center-cut pork chop.

Southwestern Fajita (see recipes; use two small whole-wheat tortillas).

Greek Turkey Burger (see recipes) served on a lower-calorie wheat bun

(approximately 80 calories per bun). Add your favorite cheese, 2 oz., thinly sliced.

3 oz. sweet potato flavored with cinnamon and Splenda (optional).

4 oz. grilled fish with 1 cup lentils and 1 medium broiled tomato.

4 oz. shrimp or crawfish stir-fried with mushrooms, spinach, onions, and minced garlic in 1 tsp. olive oil and a splash of soy sauce. Serve over O cup brown rice.

Whole-wheat tortilla wrap (we prefer La Tortilla Factory) with 3 oz. turkey, chicken, or lean ham, plus 1 thin slice cheese. Dip into 4 Tbsp. hummus (or spread hummus over tortilla before wrapping). Serve with Broccoli Medley (see recipes).

Pita Pocket Sandwich: Stuff 4 oz. of your favorite lean protein (turkey, chicken, tuna, lean roast beef or ham) into a whole-wheat pita (both pockets). Add fresh spinach leaves, sliced red peppers, and a drizzle of light vinaigrette dressing.

Protein shake with 25 g whey protein (should contain no more than 4 g carbohydrates per 20 g), 1 cup skim or soy milk, 1-2 Tbsp. ground flaxseed, and H cup fresh or frozen berries (no sugar added). Add ice and blend.

5 whole-grain crackers or a piece of fruit.

Atkins Low Carb Diet Recipes

Atkins Low Carb Diet Recipes

The Atkins Diet is here. Dr Atkins is known for his great low carb diets. Excluding, Dr Atkins carb counter and Dr Atkins New Diet Revolution.

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