Food is known to be the main cause of obesity. Due to this, weight conscious people are very careful about the food that they eat. If you are one of these people, and you love cooking, here are some of the best low carbohydrate recipes that you should go with. The cool thing about the recipes is that you will not only be in control of the amount of calories that you get into your body, you also get to prepare the food at the comfort of your home. The most popular low carb recipes include:
Swedish breakfast buns
When many people hear of buns they think of the sugar stuffed monsters but this isn’t the case with these buns. To prepare the buns you need:
· ½ tsp salt
· 2 eggs
· ½ cup sour cream
· ¾ cup of almond flour
· 2 tbsp baking powder
· 1 tbsp sunflower seeds
· 1 tbsp whole flax seeds
· 2 tbsp olive oil
To prepare the buns you need to preheat your oven to 400 degrees and then mix almond flour, baking powder, salt, psyllium, and seeds in a bowl. You should then add sour cream, olive oil, eggs and mix them carefully. Let the mixture sit for 5 minutes and then cut the dough into 4 pieces. Shape the pieces into balls and put them in a cake pan and bake them for 20-25 minutes until they have formed a brown color. Once they are done serve with your favorite beverage.
Eggs and vegetables fried in coconut oil
This food is not only healthy, it’s also easy to make. It also keeps you full the entire day thus you don’t have to keep on snacking every now and then. To prepare it you need: frozen vegetable mix, (cauliflower, green bean, carrots, and broccoli), coconut oil, spinach, and spices. You should add coconut oil to the frying pan and turn up the heat. You should then add vegetables, eggs, and spices. If you want, you can add spinach but you don’t have to. Once everything is in the pan, stir until it gets ready.
Shrimp and avocado salad
If you have been looking to lose weight you know that salads are of great importance. To prepare this salad you need:
· ½ cup of fresh chopped cilantro
· 1/8 tsp of fresh cracked pepper
· 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
· 3 tbsp fresh lime juice
· Pinch of salt
· 2 ripe avocados
· 4 cups of baby greens or lettuce
· 1 lb of cooked shrimp. The shrimp should be deveined and tail removed
You should pour the cilantro dressing over the shrimp and stir to coat. After this cover the shrimp and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. You should then wash and dry the lettuce and divide among plates. Thereafter cut avocado into bite-size wedges then top with marinated shrimp and leftover dressing.
You don’t have to gather weight from eating as there are plenty of low carb foods that you can go for. All you need to do is choose the one that is right and easy for you to prepare.