New Year Low-Carb Meal Plan + Recipes

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     New year's day is just around the corner and without fail every year I seem to make way too many plans and resolutions than any person could ever accomplish.  As a planner, I think I enjoy laying out my goals and routines for the new year more than I do actually accomplishing them!  After the rush of the holidays, just about all of us plan on eating healthier and restarting our workout plans in the coming months.  In the spirit of the new year, I thought I would share some of my most popular posts with plenty of ideas for easy meal planning and recipes.  

     My low-carb meal plan is full of quick and easy meals that even the pickiest of eaters (like me) will love!  These are all tried and true recipes from both my blog, Pinterest, and some of my other favorite food blogs.  I've included several different options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks, so you will never be bored or feel like you are eating the same boring thing every day!  All the meals + recipes are linked below (just click on the meal to view the recipe!).  Tomorrow I will be sharing even more ideas and tips for packing a full week's worth of healthy lunches + snacks! 

xoxo

Emily

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PROSCIUTTO EGG ROLL-UPS

 

EGGS OR OMELETS

 

AVOCADO BACON + EGG CUPS

 

BACON OR SAUSAGE

 

LOW-CARB SAUSAGE BALLS

 

HARD BOILED EGG + FRUIT

 

COTTAGE CHEESE WITH BERRIES + PECANS

BAKED EGG CUPS

 

GREEK YOGURT WITH STRAWBERRIES, BLACKBERRIES, AND/OR BLUEBERRIES (CHECK YOUR YOGURT TO MAKE SURE IT'S NOT SUPER HIGH IN SUGAR)

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LOW CARB BLT WRAPS (COULD ALSO ADD GRILLED CHICKEN TO THESE)

 

LUNCH MEAT OR COLD CUTS, CHEESE STICK, FRUIT, + NUTS (SOME TIPS + EXAMPLES FOR PACKING EASY LUNCHES LIKE THIS HERE- NOT EVERYTHING LISTED THERE IS LOW-CARB BUT YOU CAN SUB OUT TO YOU SPECIFICATIONS)

 

LOW CARB PASTA SALAD (WITH ZUCCHINI NOODLES)

 

MINI ZUCCHINI PIZZAS

 

DINNER LEFTOVERS

 

SALADS (SOME IDEAS: CUCUMBER GREEK SALADCOBB SALADCHICKEN AND AVOCADO CAESAR SALAD)

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BAKED MEATBALL CASSEROLE

 

GREEK PORKCHOPS WITH VEGGIES (SUB OUT A DIFFERENT NON-STARCHY VEGETABLE FOR POTATOES)

 

CROCKPOT PULLED BEEF TACOS (SERVE AS TACO SALAD WITH CREAMY JALAPENO DRESSING)

 

CROCKPOT CHICKEN TACO CHILI

 

GREEK STEAK SALAD (SERVE WITHOUT GARLIC TOAST)

 

SPAGHETTI SQUASH LASAGNA

 

CROCKPOT BALSAMIC ROAST BEEF (SERVE WITH A SIDE OF ASPARAGUS OR VEGETABLES OF YOUR CHOICE!)

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HOMEMADE CHEEZ-ITS

 

PEPPERONI CHIPS

 

LAUGHING COW WEDGE OR BABYBELL CHEESE + APPLE SLICES

 

CARROTS + DIP

 

HARD-BOILED EGGS (MANY GROCERIES SELL THEM PRE-MADE TOO!)

 

NUTS- SOME ARE HIGHER CARB SO EAT SPARINGLY (LOWEST CARB OPTIONS: BRAZIL, PECANS, + MACADAMIA NUTS- SEE A FULL LIST HERE)

 

DARK CHOCOLATE 

 

FRUITS (LOWEST CARB OPTIONS: RASPBERRIES, WATERMELON, STRAWBERRIES)

 

STRING CHEESE/ CHEESE STICK

 

SALAMI OR PROSCIUTTO 

 

PICKLES 

 

FIND MORE TIPS FOR PACKING HEALTHY LUNCHES + SNACKS HERE (NOT ALL ARE LOW-CARB BUT YOU CAN GET IDEAS + SUB OUT ITEMS)