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Omlets and fritatas are great ways to use up leftovers or to 'mask' veggie flavor. Brazilian Feijoada reheats very well (and if I recall from when my wife did South Beach diet black beans qualify on low carb).
Also, dressings and sauces can work well as low carb. Somebody already mentioned a blue cheese dressing with meat, but it would also work with veggies. Especially if you did homemade versions, a basic marinara sauce or salsa should be low-carb. Try a splash of cider vinegar on veggies - it is fantastic on cooked down greens, but should also help you with some of the others. Mix horseradish and mayo, used sparingly as a dipping sauce. You could also dip cooked veggies in mustard.
Chop the chicken breast, combine with chopped banana peppers, toasted pecans, onion and celery, then mix in enough mayo and mustard to combine. Get bibb lettuce and make chicken salad lettuce wraps.
I have not been that hungry the past few days (very low carb for 11 days). But trying to eat every 3 hours. Just don't want to eat what I am making. I just Need to learn how to cook.
@robnybbq - remember there is also the internet for lots of low carb recipes and most of them have ratings from people that think they are good, bad, or what they did to make them great.
I don't ever review recipes online but God love those people that take the time to do it. I really like that feature and appreciate that someone helps guide me.
Just the other day I made a cabbage casserole with lentils instead of rice, and Veggie ground "meat" instead of ground beef and today I'm eating the third set of left overs. Without a starting point recipe from the net I would never have made it. Wife now wants it in the regular rotation. So my advice is love the food, but love the exploration of creating new foods more and it will become easy.
Keep it simple! As a Type II Diabetic who has lost weight, kept it off and no longer takes medicine to control sugar levels all I can say is see you Doctor and a Registered Dietician. The USDA website has a free food and exercise tracker plus information on nutrition. Oh by the way I do eat pasta just not much, vegetable sauces work well and I know you have probably heard it before take it one bite at a time. Some days are better than others don't beat yourself up when you eat something you shouldn't or more than you should. I do use a scale to measure portions.
I was approved for bariatric surgery and chose to forego the procedure. I like to eat what I like to eat so I have to control my portions. Bariatric surgery requires significant dietary change permanently or you will has medical complications.
@robnybbq, try butterflying the chicken breasts, brush inside with mustard, put in a slice I'd ham and dill pickles. Grill but don't over cook. If you find a no carb salad dressing that is eatable share with us. Ken's has some decent ones with just a few carbs that are quite good. By the way you are doing a great job and hang in there. ;;)