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Atkins Friendly Pepper Tuna Steak with a Spicy Mustard Mayo sauce

Pepper Tuna Steak with a Spicy Mustard Mayo sauce Ingredients 2-4 tuna steaks ½ tablespoon freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon sea salt Sauce Ingredients 4 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 tablespoons spicy mustard ¼ tablespoon cayenne Directions Step 1. The best way to prepare the tuna steak is on a BBQ grill. If using a BBQ grill, wrap the tuna steaks individually in tinfoil wrapping. Sprinkle […]

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Atkin’s Friendly Chicken Cordon Bleu

Ingredients 5 skinless and boneless chicken breasts 5 slices cooked ham 7 slices Swiss cheese ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon lemon pepper ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Instructions Step 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Step 2. Wrap each chicken breast in Saran wrap. Step 3. Pound out each chicken breast until they are about a ¼ inch thickness. […]

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Mexican Omelette

Supplies Skillet – 9 inch, non-stick Ingredients Eggs – 2 Parsley – 1 TB dried Ground pork sausage – 1/4 cup Butter – 1 tsp Feta cheese – 3 TB Salsa – 2 TB, no sugar added Whisk the eggs in a measuring cup until the whites are completly blended with the yolk. Stir the parsley in to the eggs. Set the eggs aside. Fry […]

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Italian Tomato Turkey Salad

Ingredients Ground Turkey – 1 cup Lettuce Blend – 1 cup Tomato – 1 medium sized, diced Green or Black Olives – 4 to 5 Salt – 1/2 teaspoon Pepper – 1/4 teaspoon Olive oil – 1 1/2 Tablespoon Fresh Garlic – 1/2 teaspoon, minced Fresh Basil – 4 to 5 leaves, roughly chopped Serves 1 to 2 people Chop the tomato into bite-sized pieces […]

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What is the Atkins Diet?

Diets come and go in cycles, but few dietary programs have enjoyed the popularity of the Atkins Diet, or the Atkins Nutritional Approach. The highly controversial diet reached its peak in popularity during 2003 and 2004. It was developed by Dr. Robert Atkins for his own personal weight problems. His formula evolved after reading an article on weight control in the American Medical Association Journal. […]

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Atkins: Phase 1

The Atkins Diet plan is divided into four phases, allowing your body to adjust to a new way of eating and losing weight. In Phase 1, which is known as the induction phase, you choose from a restricted diet including primarily proteins and vegetables, limiting your net carb intake to only 20 grams daily. This restricted diet encourages your body to begin burning fat to […]

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Atkins: Phase 2

Phase 2 of the Atkins Diet is known as ongoing weight loss. In this phase, you will continue to lose weight at a slightly slower pace than in the induction phase. Your food options in Phase 2 include some nuts, berries, and yogurt. Also, the total net carb allowance per day ranges from 25-45 grams. In Phase 2, you will discover your body’s tolerance for […]

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Atkins: Phase 3

Phase 3 of the Atkins Diet plan is called the pre-maintenance phase. Typically, when you are ready to move into this stage, you are only about 10 pounds from your goal weight. You can now increase your net carb intake to between 50 and 75 grams per day and continue to expand your menu options, including a variety of fruits and legumes. It is reasonable […]

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Atkins: Phase 4

Phase 4, also known as the maintenance phase, is intended to be a lifetime eating pattern. Breads and other grains are now introduced to the available menu choices. Ideally, by this time, you have reached and maintained your goal weight and will continue to stay in that range during Phase 4. Having discovered the best net carb range for you during Phase 3, you will […]

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How Does the Diet Work?

The controversial Atkins Diet is a strict, low carbohydrate regiment that many dieters use as a method to lose weight. Dr. Robert C. Atkins is credited with this weight loss eating plan. While the health merits of the diet are debatable, there is little doubt that people do lose weight if they stick to the guidelines. This diet is based on the premise that carbohydrates […]

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