Low Carb/High Protein Dinners/Lunches
(Recipe Collection)

84 Recipes Created by LITTLEBIGGIRL2

Post WLS Friendly. Mostly simple or make ahead recipes for my own busy life.
I will probably replace other members recipes with my own variations but I will always credit the original.

Recipes in this Collection

Beef and Turkey Meatloaf
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Beef and Turkey Meatloaf

Cookbook creator says: This one is really good, very moist which is important post WLS.Submitted by LITTLEBIGGIRL2

Carbs: 5.8g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 17.8g | Calories: 196.6
MAKEOVER: Lamb-Spinach Curry (by LITTLEBIGGIRL2)
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MAKEOVER: Lamb-Spinach Curry (by LITTLEBIGGIRL2)

An Indian favorite: savory lamb cooked in a creamy, curry spinach sauce

Just made minor changes to lower the fat and up the protein a little. Also made the servings smaller.Submitted by LITTLEBIGGIRL2

Carbs: 12.8g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 24.3g | Calories: 216.8
Shelly's Cheesy Onion Bites
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Shelly's Cheesy Onion Bites

Cookbook creator says: This is great for any meal or snack really.Submitted by EARTHYGIRL1

Carbs: 5.2g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 9.8g | Calories: 102.1
Shelly's Baked Ricotta
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)
Shelly's Baked Ricotta

Submitted by MEGS0676

Carbs: 5.8g | Fat: 10.1g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 15.1g | Calories: 177.2
Shelly's Greek Mini Meatloaf
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Shelly's Greek Mini Meatloaf

Cookbook creator says: Can also be formed into 1 large meatloaf but the mini's are fun, just watch they don't get too dry.Submitted by AMMIEDAWN1

Carbs: 5.8g | Fat: 11.2g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 20.6g | Calories: 210.5
Easy Steamed Fish Packets
Very Good 4.5/5
(120 ratings)
Easy Steamed Fish Packets

Cooking fish or chicken in parchment-paper packets keeps the dish moist and tender, with no added fat. Plus, it's done in minutes!Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16.6g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 23.4g | Calories: 158.4
Green Devils
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)
Green Devils

Cookbook creator says: 1 of many deviled egg recipe's I've collected, my favorite way to eat eggs!Submitted by OTTERBAA

Carbs: 2.2g | Fat: 6g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 3.6g | Calories: 75.1
Cyn's Mock Potato Casserole
Very Good 4.6/5
(121 ratings)
Cyn's Mock Potato Casserole

Cookbook creator says: You could add some lean ground beef or shredded or canned chicken breast to make this a full meal.Submitted by NADALIA

Carbs: 2.9g | Fat: 11.7g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 10.8g | Calories: 164.6
Zuccini Gratin
Very Good 4.8/5
(19 ratings)
Zuccini Gratin

Low in calories and carbs..yumSubmitted by PUNKIN7743

Carbs: 3.8g | Fat: 4.8g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 68.4
Broccoli/Cauliflower Cheese Bake
Good 3.8/5
(12 ratings)
Broccoli/Cauliflower Cheese Bake

South Beach phase oneSubmitted by ANGELCANUCK

Carbs: 8.5g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 15.2g | Calories: 133.1
Low Carb Spaghetti Squash Alfredo
Very Good 4.0/5
(9 ratings)
Low Carb Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

Cookbook creator says: Just add your protein.Submitted by RINNYLOU

Carbs: 5.7g | Fat: 12.9g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 3.5g | Calories: 147.7
Eggplant, Squash, and Zucchini Casserole
Very Good 4.6/5
(39 ratings)
Eggplant, Squash, and Zucchini Casserole

Cookbook creator says: When you get tired of steaming.Submitted by MEGRENEE2

Carbs: 6.6g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 7g | Calories: 89.7
Turkey Garlic & Herb Cheese Burger
Very Good 4.5/5
(19 ratings)
Turkey Garlic & Herb Cheese Burger

Cookbook creator says: Might do without the bread.Submitted by MRSDUDLEY

Carbs: 23.6g | Fat: 11.1g | Fiber: 6.5g | Protein: 29.5g | Calories: 304.6
Vegetarian Black Bean Cakes with Orange-Basil Salsa
Very Good 4.3/5
(166 ratings)
Vegetarian Black Bean Cakes with Orange-Basil Salsa

Cookbook creator says: For those no meat days.Submitted by BCJL13

Carbs: 48.3g | Fat: 6.1g | Fiber: 13.6g | Protein: 14.2g | Calories: 294.2
Pinto Beans
Very Good 4.3/5
(12 ratings)
Pinto Beans

Cookbook creator says: Excellent basic recipe for when your broke (for me the end of every month).Submitted by AZDESERTROSE

Carbs: 8.8g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 46.6
Shelly's Zucchini Pancakes
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Shelly's Zucchini Pancakes

Cookbook creator says: These where good but next time I'll use less onion powder.Submitted by LITTLEBIGGIRL2

Carbs: 4.8g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 4.7g | Calories: 77.4
Grilled Chicken Breasts with Spinach and Goat Cheese Stuffing (South Beach Phase 1)
Very Good 4.6/5
(12 ratings)
Grilled Chicken Breasts with Spinach and Goat Cheese Stuffing (South Beach Phase 1)

Very juicy and appealing dish. Great for parties as it can be all prepped up to the time of cooking in advance.Submitted by THESPY75

Carbs: 4.4g | Fat: 15.6g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 47.9g | Calories: 354.5
Carne Asada (Good for South Beach Phase 1)
Very Good 4.8/5
(15 ratings)
Carne Asada (Good for South Beach Phase 1)

Great on the grill or grill pan. Submitted by THESPY75

Carbs: 13g | Fat: 20.1g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 36.8g | Calories: 378.3
Balsamic Glazed Salmon (South Beach Phase 1)
Good 3.1/5
(7 ratings)
Balsamic Glazed Salmon (South Beach Phase 1)

Relatively simple and flavorfull fish disk. Very Good! Try it with Asparagus or Broccoli.Submitted by THESPY75

Carbs: 8.1g | Fat: 9.8g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 43.5g | Calories: 306.5
South Beach Crab Cobb Salad
Very Good 4.0/5
(2 ratings)
South Beach Crab Cobb Salad

Phase 1 lunch. I used canned crab, but I think this would be better with 3 ounces of fresh instead. Submitted by POLARBEARSCAT

Carbs: 9.4g | Fat: 21.8g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 16.6g | Calories: 286.3
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