Enjoy these Atkins Low Carbohydrate Diet Recipes
How to Prepare: Mix all ingredients and serve! Origionally, I thought this up as a dip for chicken, but it also makes the BEST salad dressing. If you’ve been missing honey mustard dressing (It’s my personal favorite!) suffer no more!
Hot Chinese Chicken Salad CarbsPerServing:no counts provided Effort:Easy
For two large salads: 2 chicken breast – cooked with desired seasoning 2 large bowls of lettuce Tomatoes (optional) Crumbled bacon (optional) Hot peppers (optional) Slivered almonds (optional)Desired shredded cheese(I like cheddar) Dressing (the best part): ½ cup oil 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar 1 TB soy sauce (low sodium) 2 packets Equal – Splenda 1 Dash ginger 1 Dash pepper 1 Dash garlic salt
How to Prepare: Bring ingredients of dressing to a boil in a pan and stir with wisk. Once all ingredients are well-blended, pour over salads.
Hot German Turnip Salad CarbsPerServing:4g total Effort:Easy
1 cup mayonnaise 3 Tablespoons white wine 2 teaspoons vinegar ½ cup bacon grease ½ teaspoon fresh dill2 packages artificial sweetener – sweet n low ¾ teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper bacon strips – crushed 2 teaspoons onion
How to Prepare: Whisk all ingredients together. Makes about 2 cups. Use about ¼ to ½ cup per large turnip, boiled until soft. Add crushed bacon and 2 tablespoons onion sauted in bacon grease.
Italian Cauliflower Salad Serves:6 CarbsPerServing:23g total Effort:Easy
3 cups cauliflower 2 tablespoons diced green bell pepper 2 tablespoons diced onion ¼ cup water 3 tablespoons italian salad dressing1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon oregano – dry 1/8 teaspoon basil – dry 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
How to Prepare: Combine all ingredients in pan. Cover and cook over medium heat, stirring once in a while till ‘flower is tender crisp, about 10 mins Chill thoroughly.
Italian Mushroom Salad CarbsPerServing:11g total Effort:Easy
3 tablespoons italian salad dressing 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese 2 cups sliced mushrooms thinly sliced
How to Prepare: Mix dressing and cheese.Stir in the mushrooms. Chill several hours.
NOTES : Counts for italian dressing not included in totals. Kentucky Derby Salad CarbsPerServing:no counts provided Effort:Easy
Boston or Iceberg lettuce apple cider vinegar 4 strips bacononions brown sugar twin sesame oil
How to Prepare: Fry bacon very crisp, shred lettuce, dice or slice the onions warm 3-4 tablespoons sesame oil,crunch up bacon, put on lettuce and onions, twin brown sugar to taste, vinegar to taste.
Lemon Dressing CarbsPerServing:13g total Effort:Easy
2 teaspoons salt 1 dash pepper 8 tablespoons vinegar 1 teaspoon grated lemon
4 teaspoons Splenda 1 dash Paprika1 1/3 cups salad oil 8 teaspoons lemon juice rind – zest
How to Prepare: Combine all ingredients in a jar with a tight fitting lid and shake until well blended. Refrigerate.
Lime and Cilantro Viniagrette CarbsPerServing:7g total Effort:Easy
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons lime juice ¼ teaspoon black pepper ¼ cup cilantro leaves, whole 1 clove garlic1 tablespoon egg substitute, liquid – (or 1 egg yolk) 2 teaspoons prepared mustard ½ cup oil 1 pinch salt
How to Prepare: Put everything but half the cilantro and all of the oil in a blender. Process until smooth. With the blender running, slowly pour in the oil until it’s well blended. Chop the remaining cilantro very fine and stir into the dressing. The cilantro taste is very strong. Start with just 2T if you like. The vinaigrette is an excellent marinade for ribs or fish. If you like a stronger lime flavor(for marinades) add 1T lime zest to the blender as well.
Low Carb Version Waldorf Salad CarbsPerServing:90g total Effort:Easy
2 cups jicama – peeled and cubed 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½ cup strawberries – cut into ¼s ½ cup celery – sliced ½ cup mayonnaise – more or less to taste2 packets splenda 3 tablespoons slivered almonds 2 tablespoons blue cheese crumbled(optional) 4 cups romaine lettuce – shredded
How to Prepare: Toss Jicama cubes with lemon juice and let sit 5 minutes. Mix in remaining ingredients. Refrigerate 30 minutes or more before serving. Divide lettuce among 4 plates and spoon ¼ of the salad over the top of each.
Men Like It Salad (And Women Too!) CarbsPerServing:21g total
Effort:Easy Ingredients: 8 ounces cream cheese ½ cup chopped pecans
1 cup diced celery 1 small can crushed pineapple1 pkg.lime gelatin 1 ¾ cup hot water 1 pinch salt
How to Prepare: Mash cream cheese. Blend in pineapple. Add nuts and celery. Dissolve gelatin in water. Cool. Mix with cream cheese mixture. Pour into mold or pan. Chill.