A day in the life of living low carb

The Low Carb Program includes meal plans which can be tailored to your individual needs. They are easy to follow, easy to cook and suitable for any budget. Try our sample meal plan below for a day in the life of living low carb.

Breakfast: Omega-Boosting Greek Yoghurt (v)

Prep time 5 minutes

Serves 1

Ingredients

200g Greek Yoghurt

75g Frozen Raspberries

2 tbsp. Almond Butter

1 tsp. Milled Flaxseed

 

Preparation Method

  1. Add yoghurt and raspberries to a bowl.
  2. Drizzle the almond butter over the top and sprinkle with the milled flaxseed.

 

Nutritional values per serving

Calories 465kcal|Carbohydrates 13g|Total Fat 32g|Protein 29g|

Macronutrient ratios per serving

Carbohydrates 11%|Total Fat 63%|Protein 26%|

 

Lunch: Simple Low Carb Tuna & Avocado Wraps

Prep time 15 minutes

Serves 2

Ingredients

1 Tin (120g) of Tuna

1 Medium Avocado, diced

150g Greek Yoghurt

2 Medium Tomatoes, diced

4 Spring Onions, diced

2 Sticks of Celery, diced

Juice of ½ Lemon

Salt & Pepper, to taste

8 Iceberg Lettuce Leaves

100g Cheddar Cheese, grated

2 Medium Red Peppers, sliced

150g Cucumber, sliced

 

Preparation Method

  1. In a bowl combine the tuna, avocado, yoghurt, tomato, spring onions, celery and lemon juice. Season with salt & pepper.
  2. Share out evenly between lettuce leaves as if to form wraps and sprinkle with cheese.
  3. Serve with sliced peppers and cucumber.
  4. Save 1 serving as a snack, half the recipe for 1 or share the 2nd serving with someone else.

 

Nutritional values per serving

Calories 579kcal|Carbohydrates 19g|Total Fat 38g|Protein 40g|

Macronutrient ratios per serving

Carbohydrates 13%|Total Fat 59%|Protein 28%|

 

Dinner: Oven Baked Omelette & Courgette Fritters (v)

Prep time 20 minutes

Cook time 20 minutes

Serves Omelette: serves 2, Courgette Fritters: makes 6/serves 3

Ingredients

For the fritters:

3 Medium Courgettes, grated

2 Eggs

2 tbsp. Coconut Flour

50g Parmesan Cheese, grated

3 tbsp. Chives, diced

¼ tsp. Garlic Powder

Black Pepper

1 tbsp. Olive Oil

 

For the omelette:

1 tbsp. Olive Oil

100g Frozen Mixed Peppers

100g Frozen Mushrooms, sliced

3 Eggs

60g Feta Cheese

2 Slices of Deli Ham

1 tbsp. Coriander, chopped

1 tbsp. Chives, diced

 

Preparation Method

  1. For the fritters, grate the courgette into a colander and sprinkle with salt. Leave to drain for 10-15 minutes. Place the courgette into a tea towel and squeeze over the sink to drain excess water.
  2. Combine courgettes, eggs, four, parmesan, chives and garlic powder in a large bowl. Season with black pepper and shape the mixture into 6 even balls. Set aside whilst preparing the omelette.
  3. For the omelette, preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan (390°F/370°F fan). Add oil and frozen veg to a roasting tin and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Crack 3 eggs into a bowl and whisk gently. Remove the roasting tin from the oven and pour eggs over the vegetables. Top with crumbled feta, sliced ham, coriander and chives. Cook for a further 10-15 minutes or until the omelette is firm and cooked through.
  5. Whilst the omelette bakes heat 1 tbsp. of oil in a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Add the fritters and press down to fatten them. Fry on each side until golden brown.

 

Nutritional values per serving

Calories 513kcal|Carbohydrates 9g|Total Fat 36g|Protein 37g|

Macronutrient ratios per serving

Carbohydrates 7%|Total Fat 64%|Protein 29%|

For more low carb recipes, you can download our 12 week meal plan when you sign up for the Low Carb Program.