Cut out carbs: 10 easy carb conscious recipes

Ditch carbs with these delicious and filling recipes.

05 Nov 2013

Cutting down on carbohydrates has become the health food trend of the moment.

It promotes a diet that is more protein heavy and allows for a larger intake of vegetables.

Move over piles of fattening mashed potatoes and starchy pastas, hello fresh, colourful food and healthy, trim bodies.

Lemony chicken escalopes with salty capers - A great protein to pair with a beautiful Caprese salad.

Trout fillets with dill butter
- Jan Braai shows you how to make these on the braai. Pair with your favourite braai salad.

Pork and vegetable stir-fry - You don't need to add rice to this sweet and spicy low-carb dish.

Moroccan fish fillets - An easy Moroccan rub transforms your fish fillets. Serve with this wonderful wilted spinach salad.

Steak, bacon, broccoli and green vegetable stir-fry - Loads of lovely colourful vegetables and delicious high-protein steak with some lean bacon yumminess.

Thick sirloin steaks with herbs - Franck Dangereux from The Foodbarn makes this gorgeous dish. Add steamed greens or a fresh salad on the side.

Roast chicken and grilled peach salad
- So easy to make with store-bought rotisserie chicken, feta and beautiful grilled peaches. Delicious!

Harissa chicken and vegetable salad - Buy ready-made spicy harissa paste to jazz up your chicken. This is super-simple and packed with flavour.

Avocado, apple and walnut salad - Use this as the salad base and add some chicken breasts that you have pan-fried in a little oil. Season and squeeze over some lemon juice. Fresh and delicious.

Asian steak salad - A gorgeous salad with punchy Asian flavours and very belly-filling.

Enjoy lovely food people. low-carb never tasted so good!

- Caro de Waal

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