Decreasing the intake of high-carbohydrate foods may offer an easy-to-follow, prescriptive strategy for decreasing total caloric intake. In addition, low-carbohydrate dietary patterns that emphasize fruits and vegetables may actually improve an individual's dietary nutrient profile. Because the pounds drop faster than with a "low-fat" diet in the short term, there is increased incentive, and this may lead to enhanced compliance and efficacy.
Low Carb Butternut Zoodles and Cheese (250 Calories)
Reduced fat cheddar cheese and butternut squash sauce with kale over zucchini.
Low Carb Chicken Diablo Zoodles (440 Calories)
Grilled chicken, part-skim mozzarella cheese, broccoli and zucchini noodles with a spicy vodka sauce.
Lemon Pepper Chicken Zoodles
Lemon pepper grilled chicken and spinach over zucchini noodles with parmesan cheese.
Low Carb Marinara Zoodles with Turkey Meatballs
Turkey meatballs, spinach, marinara sauce over zucchini noodles with parmesan cheese.
Low Carb Turkey Bolognese
House-made sauce with fresh, lean ground turkey, red beans, spinach and zucchini noodles with parmesan cheese.
Zoodles Low Carb Zoodles Chicken Parmesan
Grilled chicken, marinara sauce and part-skim mozzarella cheese over zucchini noodles.
Low Carb Zoodles Primavera (with Chicken)
(170 Calories, 380 with chicken)
Broccoli, carrots, mushrooms, part-skim mozzarella cheese, garlic and oil with parmesan cheese over zucchini noodles.
Low Carb Chicken Burger Protein Style
Homemade ground chicken blended with whole wheat bread crumbs, topped with homemade corn relish over lettuce. Served with a side of red cabbage slaw.
Low Carb Lean Beef Burger Protein Style
Lean ground beef topped with sauteed mushrooms, caramelized onions and homemade garlic aioli over.
Low Carb Turkey Burger Protein Style
Lean ground turkey topped with goat cheese over lettuce. Served with a side of red cabbage slaw.
Low Carb Balsamic Chicken
Grilled chicken, broccoli, mushrooms and carrots with balsamic vinaigrette.
Low Carb Mediterranean Chicken or Shrimp
(370 Calories, 90 with shrimp)
Diced tomatoes, fresh mint and basil over micro greens with extra virgin olive oil.
Low Carb Portobello Pizza
Portobello mushroom caps topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella.
Low Carb Turkey Chili over Broccoli
Lean ground turkey mixed with red beans, peppers and garlic over broccoli.
Good Eats Shepherd's Pie
Lean ground beef and diced vegetablestopped with sweet potato mash.