This Low-Carb Pasta Salad Is So Tasty, You’ll Want to Make It For Every Party This Summer

tmp_ejqBfc_0316dd893e7f7cc0_unnamed. jpgIf you follow a low-carb diet plan , you understand vacations and other household events need some innovative meal preparation. Summer is no various with its limitless range of barbecue , indulgent sides , and sweet deals with . Take pasta salad: you might just switch in some whole-grain noodles, depending upon your day-to-day spending plan for carbohydrates , however this dish takes it an action even more, changing pasta with zucchini and much heavier active ingredients like mayo with revitalizing and light pesto sauce.The very best part is this meal will not cost you a fortune , even if you’re feeding a crowd. There are just 6 active ingredients, which you can discover at any supermarket. (That stated, if your grocer does not bring prepped zucchini noodles, you can spiralize your own .) I got these low-carb staples at Trader Joe’s.tmp_E3MPXl_cbe727449d519d20_unnamed_copy. jpgThe chicken marinade comes together in less than a minute, utilizing just balsamic dressing, black pepper, garlic powder, and salt. Simply look for sugarcoated in store-bought dressings and select one that fits your carbohydrates. For a vegetarian twist , merely replace tofu for chicken.tmp_ifcdRN_3a6aff1ee51605cf_unnamed3. jpgFor a pop of color, include diced cherry tomatoes to the mix. You can likewise toss in any other garnishes you choose, like black olives. Mozzarella balls are likewise a should for some included fat and texture —– they are very velvety and truly stand apart in this meal. Let’s dig in!tmp_uj4oMi_fb6f9ee4dc1c97e7_unnamed4. jpg read more

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Examples: Easy Low Carb Week – Keeping It Simple!

Keto SnacksThis week I had low carb fast food twice, one restaurant meal, found some great deals at Kroger, and otherwise had a super easy low carb week.

Keeping it simple is KEY for me.

Although I have to admit I love it when I do meal prep or cook, because it makes “grabbing something out of the fridge” easy and nice on busy days!

Here’s a quick photo tour of my low carb week, including my MyFitnessPal food diary for yesterday, to give you some examples & ideas…

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Low Carb Road Trip Tips, Keto Weekends & Staying on Track for Girls Night Out

I hear a lot of people say weekends are the hardest time for staying on track, or sticking to your low carb diet.

That’s not the case for me, whether I’m going out or staying in, because my ketogenic low carb diet has just become “who I am” – or part of my everyday lifestyle.

I think it also helps to focus on the FUN instead of the food, which is something we discussed in this week’s low carb class (those recordings are available to replay anytime now, btw!).

I made a quick trip to Atlanta for “girls night out” with a couple of friends last weekend for example, so I’ll give you a photo tour of my low carb road trip to give you some ideas… read more

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No More Eggs Please! 🙄 Keto Food Diary…

Keto SnacksToday’s food diary is just eggs, and more eggs, and coffee.

This is why I haven’t been writing daily food diaries lately, lol – ugh. 🙄

I’ve mostly been eating the same thing over and over. I’ve been through lots of eggs (TEN yesterday in fact), plus going through Atkins frozen meals I stocked up on, and the foods I had here to review – just keeping it simple & easy.

I shared a lot of those low carb convenience foods in my last post. I simply haven’t felt like cooking or shopping or even eating really, so I’m getting by on the easy stuff. read more

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Photo Tour of My Low Carb Life This Week

If you’re participating in the Summer Low Carb Challenge it’s time for the Week 8 Weigh-In in our private Facebook group, or leave a comment here on this post with your total pounds lost since June 25th.

Keto SnacksI tried a few new low carb foods this week, most of which did NOT wow me.

I’ll share my feedback on those things with you, plus the other meals I’ve been eating – to give you some ideas for keeping it simple on the go & at home.

Also, today I was featured on the Atkins instagram channel. 🙂 You can check it out here. There are 4 posts from/about me there. read more

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