Make Weeknight Dinners a Breeze With These Simple Low-Carb Recipes
If you're trying to cut carbs, you know healthy homemade meals are essential. Yet some nights whipping up a meal — whether for you or your entire family — can feel like an impossible feat. It doesn't have to be that way. These simple dinner recipes can help keep you on track and out of the drive-through, and they're delicious. Add them to your Sunday meal-prep lineup, or cook them super quickly on a weeknight — whatever works best for you. One thing's for sure: you're going to want to save the leftovers, assuming you even can. Scroll through to see what we mean.
Instant Pot Beef With Peppers
This dish is ideal on nights when you're short on time. All you need is five ingredients and 10 minutes, and like magic — you've got yourself a hot meal.
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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
Who doesn't love buffalo and blue cheese? Drop these meatballs in your slow cooker before dashing out the door, and return home to a ready-to-serve main dish.
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Cauliflower Fried Rice
Prep this healthy alternative to fried rice on Sunday to kick a craving for Chinese takeout mid-week. You can add chicken for extra protein, if you like.
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Lemon Garlic Black Pepper Shrimp
These perfectly seasoned shrimp cook in just 10 minutes. Toss them in a salad for a quick, light dinner.
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Zucchini Pizza Boats
Load up slices of zucchini with cheese and vegetables then pop them in the oven to get dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less.
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Roasted Veggies With Easy Fried Egg
Try this veggie-packed dish on nights when you're craving breakfast for dinner.
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Pork Stir-Fry With Broccoli
Cooked in one pan, ready in less than 30 minutes — is there any greater selling point? Enjoy this stir-fry alone or over cauliflower rice to round out your meal.
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Cauliflower "Mac" and Cheese
So delicious your family won't even notice that it's loaded with veggies.
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Salmon With Crispy Cabbage and Kale
Just place salmon and greens on a sheet pan, and let your oven do the work for you.
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Nachos with Sweet Mini Peppers
When you need to feed a crowd, try baking these tasty nachos. Mini peppers replace carb-laden tortilla chips, while ground turkey and beans make the dish extra filling.
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Turkey Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers
Low-carb doesn't mean no carb. Get a helping of whole grains with these Greek-inspired stuffed peppers — you can make the filling (or the entire pepper) over the weekend to save time on weeknights.
Get the recipe: turkey quinoa stuffed bell peppers
Fajita Salad With Steak
This colorful, flavorful salad is super filling without the tortilla, and it couldn't be simpler to throw together.
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