There was some recent discussion of starting a low-carb cooking thread on a diabetes-related thread, so I decided I'd get the ball rolling! Taking a cue from the Home Cooking board, I thought it would be good to number the threads and start new ones as they get long and unwieldy - I'll be glad to keep track of that if there's enough interest to keep the threads going.
Anyway, as I mentioned on the diabetes thread, my 15-year old stepdaughter is staying with us this summer, and has decided to try LC with me and her dad. She has probably 100 lbs to lose and has had very limited success with Weight Watchers and the like.
I lost about 60 lbs on Atkins 13 years ago, and have kept it off (mostly) with a low-carb lifestyle. DH has also had success with Atkins, although his weight has crept back up a bit of late (too much beer!). However, DSD is not a huge fan of meat, especially fattier cuts, so we thought a South Beach approach might work better for her. We're starting Phase I today - it's going to be a major shock to her system, I'm sure.
Given that she is lazy about food prep and also a complete disaster in the kitchen, I prepped some things for her last night to eat for breakfast/lunch while we're at work - hard-boiled eggs, pre-washed/sliced lettuce and salad veg with blue cheese dressing, fully-cooked chicken burgers that she can nuke. Dinner will likely be Asian chicken lettuce wraps with peanuts, vegetables and a spicy sauce.
What's cooking in your LC kitchen today?
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