Sunday, November 25, 2012

Low Carb Cheesy Beef Bake

pretty simple recipe to whip up in under an hour

Ingredients:
- 5eggs
- 2 green peppers chopped
- 1 onion chopped
- 3-4 jalapenos chopped
- bag chopped spinach
- 1-2 cups of cheese
- 3lbs of ground beef
- salt / pepper
- optional: chili powder / taco seasoning packet

1. Brown ground beef in wok, drain liquid as it accumulates.
2. when beef has just a little pink left, add the chopped green peppers, onions, jalapenos.. cook on medium 5-6 minutes until tender. Then add the spinach.. cook additional 5 minutes until heated

3. add salt / pepper to taste, then pour this mixture into a baking dish. preheat oven to 350.
4. in seperate container, wisk up the eggs. add the cheese on top of the beef mixture.

5. pour the egg mixture on top of the cheese evenly. bake for 20 minutes.

6. divide up into servings or tupperware... i will either be adding some hot sauce or few tablespoons of low carb pasta sauce when i eat this.. almost no carbs in this.. carbs from vegetables are ok to eat. too easy

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Low Carb Slow Cooked Chili

starting to get cold out there, time to get some low carb chili recipes going. just because its cold doesnt mean you have to eat crap.. low carb year round baby.

Ingredients:
- 3lb ground beef .. can substitute 2lbs beef and 1lb of JimmyDean type sausage
- one chopped onion
- 2 cans of chopped or diced tomatoes
- 1 can of tomato sauce
- 2 teaspoons of chili powder
- 2 teaspoons of cumin
- 2 teaspoons of oregano
- 1 can of chili beans
- optional: packet of taco seasoning mix, jalapenos

1. in wok, cook ground beef. drain liquid as it accumulates. when meat has just a little pink left, add the onions.
2. in either a large crock pot or larger pot, pour in the meat mixture when no more pink and add remaining ingredients..pretty simple.. stir and cook on low for about 3 hours. stirring every 10 minutes or so
3. cant get easier than that. im increasing the meat and reducing the amount of beans to keep the carbs low. will get you about 10 servings with carbs about 4-5 per serving... top with shredded cheese.

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Low Carb Bacon Chicken


Ingredients:
- 4 chicken breasts, rinsed
- pack of bacon
- can of cream of celery soup
- 1/4cup milk
- salt and pepper

1. in small bowl, combine the soup and the milk. add teaspoon pepper to soup mix. Preheat oven to 350
2. wrap the chicken breasts in 2-3 strips of bacon and place in baking dish.
3. Pour the soup mixture over the chicken.
4. Cover with tin foil and bake for 35 minutes. Then remove foil and bake additional 15minutes to brown the bacon.
5. when serving, spoon some of the soup over the chicken.. you will get about 5-6 carbs per breast because of the soup. experiment with other types of "cream of" soups.. top with some shredded cheese if you want.

this recipe in a google docs version for easy printing -->Low Carb Bacon Chicken