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The Best Low-Carb Ketosis Recipes

The Best Low-Carb Ketosis Recipes

That’s why our expert nutritionist Ashley English has developed four amazing low-carb low-calorie recipes you’ll love, and the best thing?  They are super quick and easy to prepare at home.

Ashley English

People think that eating healthily means missing out on the food you love. My simple, low-carb recipes are low-calorie versions of old favorites the whole family will love! –Resident Nutritionist Ashley English

Grilled Marinated Prawns with Stir Fried Vegetables

A delicious and easy dish which is also low in carbohydrates, this grilled prawns dish is ideal for fish-lovers looking for an awesome evening meal.

Non-dieters in your household will definitely become envious, so serve their portion with some boiled rice to make a delicious meal that they can eat too. Keep a pack of shelled raw prawns in your freezer to make this one, as it is bound to become a favorite!

Ingredients

  • 200g raw shelled large / tiger prawns,
  • For the marinade:
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Pinch chilli powder
  • Half teaspoon sweetener (eg, xylitol or sucralose)
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • For the stir fried vegetables:
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2 spring onions, trimmed and sliced
  • 2cm piece of ginger root, peeled and grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 medium chestnut mushrooms, wiped and sliced
  • 1 small head (about 80g) of pak choi (bok choy)
  • Handful (about 80g) fresh bean sprouts
  • 1-2 tbsp water

Method

  1. Mix together the marinade ingredients and stir in the prawns. Leave for as long as you can, but a minimum of 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile prepare the vegetables for the stir fry, and preheat the grill.
  3. Thread the marinated prawns onto skewers and place under a hot grill for 2-3 minutes, turning once until the prawns are pink and cooked through.
  4. Heat the oil in a wok or large preferably non stick saucepan and stir fry the vegetables together over a high heat. Add the water if the vegetables begin to stick, or you can add the remaining marinade if you prefer.
  5. Serve the vegetables on a warmed plate and top with the prawns.

Mediterranean Chicken Salad Recipe

Exante Med Chicken Salad

 

This salad has all the nutrient-rich, protein packed fuel you need to power through your day.

Ingredients

  • 50g baby spinach
  • 40g cherry tomatoes
  • 30g red pepper
  • 1 large cucumber, diced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • ½ cup kalamata olives (or black olives)
  • Lemon wedge (to serve)
  • 500g skinless chicken breast
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Marinate chicken breast with olive oil, parsley, basil, garlic and oregano
  2. Grill chicken until cooked through
  3. In a mixing bowl, add spinach, tomatoes, red pepper, cucumber, onion, sliced avocado and olives
  4. Mix and top with cooked chicken breast

Turkey Steak with Garlic & Basil Yogurt Sauce

 

Greek yogurt is high in protein and packed with probiotics!

 

Ingredients

  • 1 turkey fillet, small, skinless
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For dip:
  • 30g greek yoghurt
  • 1 tsp garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp dried basil

Method

  1. Pan-fry skinless turkey fillet with oregano, salt and pepper (to taste)
  2. Prepare dip by mixing basil, garlic and yogurt

Zucchini Noodle Bolognese

Exante Courgetti Bolognese

Ingredients

  • 500g Turkey Breast Mince
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 4 large zucchinis
  • Grated parmesan (optional)
  • Handful basil leaves

Method

  1. Dice onion and add garlic to a frying pan on a medium heat. Lightly fry until golden brown
  2. Add tomato puree and turkey mince
  3. In a separate non-stick pan, dry-fry the zucchini, adding olive oil if needed
  4. Plate up, with zucchini and bolognese on top
  5. Garnish with parmesan (optional) and basil

 

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Sophie Angell

Sophie Angell

Writer and expert

Lover of running and baking. Not necessarily in that order.