27 Best High Protein Low Carb Recipes For Weight Loss

high protein low carb recipes for weight loss

Friends often ask me, does high protein low carb recipes for weight loss really works? So, l went searching compiling evidence after evidence to show to my friends that high protein low carb recipes do works for weight loss.

The work of my weeks of research while trying to convince my friends are below. Let me introduce you to my finding; 27 best high protein low carb recipes for weight loss.

1. Cheesy Scrambled Eggs

Cheesy-Scrambled-Eggs

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Any high protein diet, and any day, will have to begin with eggs. It doesn’t take long to prepare this recipe, and the calcium from the cheese is better absorbed because of the vitamin D. As an added bonus, eggs are low in carbohydrates.

Ingredients
  • Unsalted butter, 2 spoons
  • Diced onion
  • 10 beaten eggs
  • Quarter spoon salt
  • Half spoon ground pepper
  • Goat cheese
Preparation
  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  1. Add onion, cook for 5 minutes, pour egg mix and stir.
  1. Add pepper, stir, allow to cook, stir some more.
  1. Add goat cheese in the end, and serve hot.

2. Chicken Casserole

Chicken-Casserole

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Chicken is an excellent protein source, and casseroles are a family favorite. It offers about 35gm of protein, and one can never get bored of this recipe. It is inexpensive and takes 30 minutes to prepare it at home, allowing you to use healthy products during the cooking process (14). Casseroles have plenty of vegetables that add fiber and nutrients to your diet as well.

Ingredients
  • Diced 12 oz cooked chicken breast
  • 2 spoons unsalted butter
  • 2 spoons all-purpose flour
  • Pinch of white pepper
  • Skim milk
  • 7 oz penne pasta
  • 1 spoon grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 chopped orange bell peppers
  • 1 chopped zucchini
  • 2 heads chopped broccoli
  • Little amount of cheese and Italian seasoning
Preparation
  1. Add butter to a preheated sauce pot.
  1. Once it foams, add milk, and stir until it bubbles.
  1. Let it simmer for 10 minutes on low flame.
  1. Now add Italian seasoning, parmesan cheese, and pepper.
  1. Cook pasta according to directions on package, but add broccoli.
  1. Later drain the same and then combine it with veggies and chicken.
  1. After covering the pasta with sauce, place it in a baking dish, sprinkle it with cheese, cover with foil and bake until cheese is melted.
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