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Low Carb/High Protein Dinners/Lunches

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.

(84 Recipes) Created by LITTLEBIGGIRL2

Recipes in this Collection

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


Carbs: 5.8g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 17.8g | Calories: 196.6
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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.


Carbs: 12.8g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 24.3g | Calories: 216.8
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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
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

Submitted by MEGS0676

Carbs: 5.8g | Fat: 10.1g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 15.1g | Calories: 177.2
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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)

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
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

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
(119 ratings)

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)

Low in calories and carbs..yum

Submitted 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)

South Beach phase one

Submitted by ANGELCANUCK

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

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)

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)

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)

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
Very Good 4.3/5
(12 ratings)

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


Carbs: 8.8g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 46.6
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Cookbook creator says: These where good but next time I'll use less onion powder.


Carbs: 4.8g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 4.7g | Calories: 77.4
Very Good 4.6/5
(12 ratings)

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)

Great on the grill or grill pan.

Submitted by THESPY75

Carbs: 13g | Fat: 20.1g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 36.8g | Calories: 378.3
Good 3.1/5
(7 ratings)

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
Very Good 4.0/5
(2 ratings)

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


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