Food in the markets nowadays is infested with cholesterol. Cholesterols are a known cause of lifestyle diseases like obesity and diabetes. Lifestyle diseases can be prevented by the adoption of food low in cholesterol and carbohydrates. Carbohydrate produces a lot of insulin in our bodies. Cutting or moderating its intake allows the body to deplete fat reserves in the body, to hasten weight loss. A few low carb foods are available in the market. Therefore, you might want to try out a low carb diet for a change, and of course for health purposes. Below are top 5 low carb recipes that will help you lose weight in no time.
1.Chicken Rogan Josh with Cauliflower Rice
Prefer spicy Indian foods, then Chicken Rogan Josh with cauliflower rice is just for you. Served with cauliflower rice (low carbohydrates)
150 grams of chicken breast, 60ml chicken stock, 1/4 onion, two tablespoon olive oil, one teaspoon chili powder, 80-gram cauliflower, one teaspoon of masala, 1/2 tablespoon tomato puree, two teaspoon curry powder, one teaspoon ground ginger, 1/2 tablespoon tomato puree, and one tablespoon fresh coriander
Add sliced onion to a pan and allow them to cook until they are golden brown. Prepare a cocktail of chili powder, curry powder, ginger puree whisked with a little water for consistency of the paste. Add the chicken and stir well for two minutes and add diced tomato.
Fuse the tomato puree with the stock and put in a pan. Allow the stock to simmer for 20 minutes while stirring periodically. Add masala and stir for 3 minutes. Garnish well with the chopped coriander and serve with the cauliflower rice.
- Eggplant Pizza
If your appetite fancies adventure, the eggplant pizza is just what you should try.
250 grams of eggplant, 50 ml unsweetened tomato sauce, 80-gram mozzarella cheese, five cherry tomatoes, ten spinach leaves, 1/2 tablespoon salt, one tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes.
Set your oven at 425F. Piece the eggplants into chunks and place on a tray. Put the plate into the oven for 20 minutes to bake.
Turn your grill on and place your eggplants on a plate. Cover each eggplant with a tablespoon of tomato sauce, with a piece of mozzarella. Add fresh spinach and cherry tomatoes on your eggplant. Add cheese and grill for 4 minutes. Monitor your eggplant as the grill to avoid burning. Your pizza is ready to be served.
- Garlic Chicken with Cauliflower Mash
A mash of cauliflower for you, rich in vitamins accompanied by a low carb garlic chicken, to manage your carb intake.
One chicken thigh with skin, one tablespoon olive oil, two cloves garlic, three lemons, one teaspoon of fresh parsley, one tablespoon butter, one teaspoon mixed herbs, 80-gram cauliflower, 30-gram grated cheese, three asparaguses trimmed.
Heat your oven to 437F. Oil the baking tray to avoid burning the chicken before it is well cooked. Season the chicken well. Cut the garlic and spread with the parsley on the chicken. Add some lemon on the chicken and lace with olive. Place the chicken in the oven for about 40 minutes until the chicken turns golden brown. Serve your garlic chicken with mashed cauliflower, topped with ground cheese and asparagus plant.
- Roast Chicken with Prosciutto and Green Olives
Tasty and healthy!
2000-gram whole chicken, one tablespoon salt, one tablespoon black pepper, four prosciutto slice, three tablespoon shallots, two clove garlic, five green olives, 100 ml medium white wine, 250-gram spinach.
Preheat your oven to temperatures of 160C. Grease your baking tray. Divide the chicken into two parts down the backbone. Open it and flatten it with the hand. Cut an incision on the lower side of the breast and put drumstick edge through it. Season the chicken with pepper and salt to taste. Put the chicken in the oven and bake for 40 minutes. Mix your prosciutto, olives, garlic, and shallot. Remove the chicken from the oven and put on a tray. Spread the prosciutto mixture and add wine. Return the chicken to the oven and bake for more 30 minutes. Remove the chicken and divide it into pieces, add the prosciutto mixture on the chicken and serve with sautéed spinach.
- Courgette Alfredo Chicken
Resist carbs! Embrace spiral noodles, a new carb trend.
One medium courgette, one tablespoon butter, 100-gram chicken breast, raw, skinless, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, one clove(s) garlic, 50 ml single cream, one tablespoon parmesan cheese, one teaspoon fresh parsley.
Cut both edges of the courgette. Employ the use of a spiralizer, shape the courgette into noodles. Lighten the color of the courgette in boiling water for 1 minute then dry. Slice the chicken then place on a buttered pan. Season the chicken with pepper and salt. Cook the chicken until it turns golden brown for the chicken to get adequately cooked. Mix the cream, parsley, parmesan while stirring until consistently mixed. Boil the mixture until it halves its quantity. Turn off heat and toss the spiraled courgette in the chicken mixture. Stir until well coated. Your meal is ready to be served.
Above low carb chicken recipes ensure you enjoy your favorite chicken delicacies while keeping your body healthy and active. Henceforth, do not miss your favorite food for fear of adverse health repercussions anymore.