Atkins for Life Low-Carb Cookbook: More than 250 Recipes for Every Occasion
Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub
- Veronica Atkins
Atkins for Life took the nation by storm, proving that doing Atkins is not a "fad" - it's a healthy and satisfying way of eating that you can follow for a lifetime. With multiple weeks at the top of the New York Times bestseller list, Atkins for Life whet the appetites of millions of new and established Atkins followers, and had them clamoring for even more great-tasting recipes that complement the low-carb lifestyle. Enter Atkins for Life Low-Carb Cookbook. Whether you're an Atkins devotee or you're just beginning to explore the benefits of controlling carbs, this all-purpose cookbook has the solutions you need to cook and eat appropriately - and enjoyably every day, at every meal, whether you're feeding your family, throwing a sit-down dinner party, or just looking for a healthy between-meal snack!
This invaluable book makes low-carb cooking easier than ever before. Illustrated with more than 80 full-color photographs, it includes 250 recipes for sumptuous dishes such as Pan-Seared Steak with Mustard Sauce, Clementine-Glazed Duck Breast, Ginger Ice Cream with Caramelized Pears, and more! There are also a slew of home-style favorites you may not have thought you could enjoy on Atkins, including Pork Stew with Hominy and Collards, Mini Meatballs and Spaghetti, Mexican Chicken Wrap, and Creamy Lemon Bars.
Although many of these recipes are tailored to fit the Pre-Maintenance and Lifetime Maintenance phases of Atkins, more than half of them are also appropriate for the Induction and Ongoing Weight Loss plan. Inside you'll find:
* More than 100 tips and sidebars including: Nuts About Nuts, Smart Snacks and Sides, and Spotlight on Ginger
* Complete nutritional information for every recipe, including Net Carbs and suitable Atkins phases
* Helpful ideas for choosing the highest-quality foods and avoiding those full of hidden sugars or dangerous added trans fats
* Countless bits of wisdom to simplify cooking and preparation, plus important low-carb cooking techniques
The wide range of recipes fills the bill for:
* Speedy weeknight suppers in under 30 minutes
* Budget and vegetarian options
* Family-friendly fare for healthy eating at any age
* Outdoor grilling and barbecuing
* Snacks and bag lunches
* Luscious desserts to satisfy a sweet tooth - all without sugar
* Special-occasion and party menus, including: Thanksgiving, New Year's, Super Bowl Sunday, Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween, and more!
Now you don't have to give up your favorite dishes to control your carbs - you can simply make them the Atkins way.
Solution: Packing bread and fillings separately is the easiest way to prevent soggy bread, but if that isn’t possible, use a crisp lettuce leaf as a barrier between bread and filling; layer highmoisture veggies like tomatoes between the lettuce and the filling, not between the lettuce and the bread. Problem: Leaky dressings Solution: Tiny tubs are fine if you’re able to keep them upright, but they may spill when opened. Put the dressing into a small zip-close plastic bag. When you’re ready for
large eggs 2 garlic cloves, minced (1 teaspoon) 2 pounds chicken breast fillets or tenders 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Lightly coat a jelly-roll pan or baking sheet with cooking spray. 2 Put soy chips in a large food storage bag; crush into fine crumbs with a rolling pin. Transfer crumbs to a shallow bowl. Stir in bake mix, basil, oregano, salt, and pepper. 3 Beat egg and garlic in another shallow bowl. Dip chicken pieces into egg mixture, then dip into crumb mixture to coat. Set on pan. Bake
2 medium apples, halved crosswise 1 Combine celery, walnuts, and 3 tablespoons of the mayonnaise in a medium bowl. 2 Hollow out apple halves with a melon baller or a spoon, discarding cores. Dice removed apple flesh and add to celery mixture. If mixture looks dry, add remaining tablespoon mayonnaise. 3 Set each apple half on a plate. Fill apples with salad mixture. facts about fruit One of the biggest misconceptions about doing Atkins is that fruit is forbidden. Berries are among the first
set on baking sheet. Bake until triangles are crisp, 3 to 4 minutes. 2 Turn triangles over; spread 8 with cream cheese and 8 with preserves. Sandwich jam triangles with cheese triangles. Serve warm or at room temperature. tip If you have a pizza wheel, it makes short work of cutting the tortillas; kitchen shears are another good alternative. Vegetable Fries Per serving: NET CARBS: 11 GRAMS Carbohydrates: 13.5 grams Fiber: 2.5 grams Protein: 1.5 grams Fat: 7 grams Calories: 116 PREP TIME: 25
and parsley in a bowl, stirring thoroughly. If mixture is stiff, microwave for 10 seconds to soften. Rancho Deluxe Salad Per serving: NET CARBS: 3 GRAMS Carbohydrates: 4.5 grams Fiber: 1.5 grams Protein: 17 grams Fat: 21.5 grams Calories: 282 PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES SERVINGS: 2 Look for packaged coleslaw salad mix in the produce section of your market. One with red cabbage and shredded carrots makes for a prettier salad. 1 1⁄2 cups coleslaw mix or shredded cabbage 1/2 cup cubed Black Forest