No self control? No problem! The art of the meal plan, simplified.
Living a low carb lifestyle can be extremely difficult. People who have made the change for health reasons or because of going through weight-loss surgery have learned to adapt though. Below is a list of my favorite low carb substitutes to help make the transition easier on you.
Turkey is one of those foods that most people don't seem interested in eating unless it's around the holiday season — and that's a sad shame if you ask me. When cooked right, turkey is one of the healthiest, most flavorful meats you can buy.
Pot roasts are cheap cuts of meat, and they're cheap because they tend to be very difficult to work with using traditional cooking methods. It's not unusual to hear dinner guests complain about an oven-done pot roast that's dryer than a bottle of Extra Brut, after all.
Slow cookers are one of the most popular kitchen gadgets out there, and there's a lot of amazing crock pot recipes floating around on the net that prove why they're popular. The low, steady heat of a crock pot is known for helping tenderize meat, infuse flavor into soups, and just make food that melts in your mouth.
When you are feeling lazy or want a change from your usual high-calorie meals, you should use a crock pot to make nutritious and tasty meals. These low carb healthy crock pot dinners are extremely simple to make and can positively affect your diet. With these low carb and easy meals, you no longer need to spend hours making dinner or resorting to picking up unhealthy meals from a restaurant.
Soup is one of those rare dishes that works well during any time of the year. Ramen on a balmy summer night is a great thing to experience. During the fall, squash soup is a must. Wintertime is basically synonymous with "soup season" for many of us, and during the spring, a fresh broth can't be beat.
Crock pots are just amazing tools in the kitchen — and that's why I love them so much. There's literally a crock pot recipe for every food palate and every lifestyle, especially when it comes to lifestyles involving tons of work outside the house.
If you're like me, you will spend a large portion of your day working at an office, hours away from home. However, once night falls, it's dating time — if you are actually not about to collapse from a lack of work.
As life becomes more hectic, it gets harder to commit all your attention to the stove. Sometimes it is easier and preferred to go about your day knowing that your slow cooker is reliably taking care of business. From 7-in-1 multifunctional instant pots to wifi enhanced slow cookers, there is something for everyone. You can even use them for purposes other than cooking. The best slow cookers for your kitchen will change the way you prepare food forever.
Crock pot recipes are always a great choice for a weeknight meal. They are the ultimate "lazy chef" option that tastes great, packs tons of nutrition, and also allows you to get in a full day of work while you cook dinner.
Breakfast is often called the most important meal of the day, and its name is literally derived from "breaking the fast" that everyone takes while they're sleeping. Considering what a grand meal it is, we often don't rally go all-out when it comes to making breakfast a fun way to start the day.
Let's face it: most universities have gross dining halls. Often they'll have hockey puck burgers and pizza that resembles cardboard. If you're lucky, your dining hall might have a salad bar that isn't crawling with germs. This can be a rude awakening after having your mom pack you lunch for your entire childhood. Suddenly, you have to figure out how to fend for yourself and make your on food (unless you want to risk your life in the dining hall). To make things even more difficult, freshmen often don't have easy access to a full kitchen, so they're stuck using only their microwave and mini-fridge.