Low Carb Menu #10 - Low Carb With High Nutrients

High Fiber, High Nutrition, High Protein, Low Carb

Use low-carb tortillas, or just eat with a fork -- and don't forget the guacamole!. Jodi Pudge/Radius Images/Getty Images

This low carb, high protein menu has 50 grams of usable carbohydrate plus 33 grams of fiber and all essential vitamins and minerals.



  • Tomato Stuffed with Salmon Salad: Scoop seeds out of a large (3 inch) tomato, and stuff with salmon salad, made with, for example, 4 oz of canned salmon, 1 Tablespoon regular mayonnaise, 2 Tablespoons minced celery, and seasonings to taste
  • Cabbage Salad: 1 cup shredded red cabbage mixed with ½ cup shredded carrot and dressed with 1 Tablespoon oil and vinegar dressing. (Can substitute Low Carb Cole Slaw.)



  • Beef Fajitas
  • Refried Beans) (made with black soy beans – if your diet allows, you can use canned refried beans
  • ¼ avocado or Guacamole
  • Green salad made with 3 cups chopped (or small-leafed) greens and 1 Tablespoon oil and vinegar dressing

Nutritional Analysis: This menu provides 50 grams effective carbohydrate plus 33 grams fiber, 99 grams protein, and 1672 calories. This menu contains at least the minimum requirements of all essential nutrients including Vitamin D and calcium.

Note: Calories can be varied by adding and subtracting protein and fat (if you get hungry, add more calories), or, if your particular carbohydrate needs vary from this, by changing amounts of carbohydrate foods.

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