Eating the Low Carbohydrate/High Protein Way

Finding the ideal ingredients to satisfy taste buds is the key to maintaining a low carbohydrate, high protein diet. Using flavour boosters in cooking and having high protein snacks and vegetarian protein sources on hand, add to the ease and appeal of this popular diet. Kick starting a weight loss program, or maintaining an everyday healthy weight, is easy and satisfying, without feeling hungry or deprived.

Flavour Booster:

Boost flavour in grilled meat and fish by adding smoke from wood chips like applewood or whiskey barrel, or season with spice blends from the Epicureal line.

Dried porcini and morel mushrooms add a deep meatiness when tossed with fresh vegetables. Whisk spices and a touch of oil into vinegar, like apple cider, for delicious vinaigrettes.

Low Carb Steak

Balanced Snacks:

With high protein snacks on hand, sticking to a healthy eating plan is easy. White anchovy fillets and fresh goat cheese are perfect for entertaining.

On the go, keep a stash of nuts like pecans, cashews, pumpkin seeds, and walnuts. For a low carbohydrate fruit option, Fresh-As freeze dried fruit—sliced cherry tomatoes, ruby grapefruit, and strawberries—has an intense mouthwatering flavour and a pleasing crunchy texture.

Pecan Nuts

Plant-Based Protein:

Vegetarians need healthy, high protein sources. Not all legumes are created equal but pinto beans, lentils, and kidney beans are good choices.

Grains high in protein like amaranth, sorghum, quinoa, and millet can be consumed in moderation.

Green Peas

No-Carb Noodles and Wraps:

Rice Noodles, Bean Thread Vermicelli, Konnyaku, Pumpkin Seeds, Almond Flour, Rice Paper Wrappers, Truffles.

Low carb rice noodle dish