Atkins Diet Recipes
Even with his death in 2005, Dr. Robert Atkins legacy lives on through the nutrition program he created that raised eyebrows of several health experts. There is also his established company that has started to change its business strategy through a number of products. It has expanded really well where they introduced plenty of delicious Atkins diet recipes. It ranges from beverages, appetizers, first courses, main courses, grains & breads and desserts.
Avocado Gazpacho Smoothie is one of the Atkins diet recipes that is a great source of vitamin C, thiamine and riboflavin.
Ingredients: 1 small avocado, 1 cup water, 2 tablespoons plain mild goat cheese, 1 tablespoon heavy cream, 1 tablespoon cold water, 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice, 2 teaspoons fresh chives, 1/8 teaspoon salt
Preparation: place cut- up avocado in a blender and add the rest of the ingredients then blend until smooth.
Buffalo Chicken Wings is one of the Atkins diet recipes that is a pleasure as a finger food.
Ingredients: 1 large egg, 1 cup vinegar, 1.2 cup oil, 1 teaspoon salt, 1.2 teaspoon pepper, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, ¼ teaspoon celery salt, cayene, 2 pounds chicken wings, 1 cup mayonnaise, ½ cup sour cream, 1/3 cup blue cheese, 1 chopped scallion, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
Preparation: preheat the chicken wings in the oven to 450F. Beat the egg in a bowl then add the vinegar, oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, celery salt and cayenne. Stir it well until everything has been combined. Dip the chicken wings into marinade and arrange on a large baking pan. Bake it for thirty minutes while you turn and brush into the marinade until crisp. As for the dipping sauce, just add the remaining ingredients.
Asian Vegetable Bowl is one of the Atkins diet recipes that is very light and only takes a little time to serve.
Ingredients: 6 cups chicken broth, 4 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 cups bok choy, 4 ounces mushrooms, 1 tablespoon ginger, 1 garlic, 1 Thai chili, 1 cup tomatoes, 3 green onions, 6 ounces tofu, 1 carrot, 1 ½ tablespoons cilantro
Preparation: place broth and soy sauce in a saucepan and let it boil. Add the bok choy, mushrooms, ginger, garlic and chili. Let it simmer for five minutes until the bok choy is tender and mushrooms are tender. Add the rest of the ingredients and heat for one minute.
Asparagus with Walnuts is one of the Atkins diet recipes that perfect in springtime.
Ingredients: 1 pound asparagus, ¼ onion, 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar, 1 teaspoon mustard, ½ packet sugar, ½ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper, ¼ cup olive oil, 1 pinch salt, pepper, 4 cups spring salad mix and ¼ cup walnuts
Preparation: steam asparagus until it is crisp and tender. Drain it and pat it dry. Mix in a bowl the shallot, vinegar, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper. Gradually whisk in oil. Divide the lettuce on four plates and arrange the asparagus on top then sprinkle with walnuts.