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1000 Atkins Diet Recipes

Season to taste with salt and pepper. I like to add a little horseradish sauce to
the ham or roast beef salad for some zip.
For egg salad: Mix everything but the eggs well. Chop eggs to desired
chunkiness and fold into mixed ingredients. Add a few drops of tabasco sauce
if desired. A squeeze of lemon also goes well.
For eggless salad: Mix everything but the tofu Squish tofu with your hands
or with a fork until it breaks apart. Fold in with remaining ingredients.
Eggless salad should sit for at least an hour, refrigerated, before serving.
Lemon or a few drops soy sauce work great in tofu based salads.
**personal note*** Process meats find in a food processor for more of a
‘spread’ consistency. Don’t process with the remaining ingredients until you get the
meat broken down almost to the size you want. The spreads work very well on
lettuce leaves for roll-ups The chunky version works great over lettuce for a
salad meal.
NOTES : Counts for tofu and eggs not included in totals… tofu is 10 carbs,
eggs 3.6.
Black & Blue Salad CarbsPerServing:20 Prep Time:15
Effort:Easy
Ingredients:
2 heads of butterhead lettuce 6 oz. Of cold leftover steak,thinly sliced
8 cherry tomatoes, sliced in half6 oz. Bleu cheese
10 tbs heavy cream 2 tbs mayonnaise
1 tbs vinegar (optional)
How to Prepare:
Beat the heavy cream and mayonnaise together in a small mixing bowl.
Crumble half the bleu cheese into the mixture (reserving the other
half for a garnish) and stir a few times. Add a drizzle of the
vinegar if it is too thick. Chill for at least two hours. (The
longer it chills, the more intense the flavor becomes.)
Slice the butterhead lettuce in wedges (or tear into pieces if you
prefer) and place on four salad plates. Pour the bleu cheese
dressing over the lettuce. Arrange strips of the cold steak (cold
filet is outrageously good in this dish!)and four cherry tomato
halves over the lettuce. Sprinkle the reserved bleu cheese on top.
Give each plate a grind of fresh pepper and serve immediately.
Blue Cheese Dip/Dressing CarbsPerServing:8g total
Effort:Easy
Ingredients:
4 ounces bleu cheese, crumbled 4 ounces sour cream
4 ounces mayonnaise1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
How to Prepare:
Mix ingredients and refrigerate ½ hour before serving.
Great Blue Cheese Dressing CarbsPerServing:18g total
Effort:Easy
Ingredients:
16 ounces mayonnaise 1 container sour cream – (1 oz) (1 to 16)
12 ounces blue cheese – crumbledgarlic powder – to taste
1 dash vinegar finely chopped onion
How to Prepare:
Combine all the above ingredients for a great blue cheese dressing
that will really make salads more fulfilling. Enjoy.
NOTES : Carbs for sour cream, garlic powder and onion not included –
adjust accordingly.
Blue Cheese Dressing 2 Serves:10
CarbsPerServing:8g total Effort:Easy
Ingredients:
4 ounces blue cheese – such as Roquefort ½ cup sour cream
½ cup mayonnaise1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 dash hot pepper sauce
¼ cup chives – minced
How to Prepare:
In a small bowl, break up the cheese with a fork and mash it
lightly, leaving some small chunks. Add everything else but the
chives and mix together thoroughly. Stir in the chives. Cover the
bowl tightly and store in the refrigerator up to a week.
Broccoli & Bacon Salad Serves:8-10
Prep Time:15 Minutes
Effort:Difficult
Ingredients:
2 Heads Broccoli Hellman’s Mayo (to taste)
Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing (to taste) 1 Jar Real Bacon Bits
¾ Package Cracker Barrel Sharp Cheddar Cheese ½ Small Vidalia Onion
Salt & Pepper
How to Prepare:
Pull broccoli from stems and steam. Broccoli should still be crispy.
Remove