easy weeknight steak, meatballs, salmon recipes

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If you made a resolution to cut back on carbohydrates this year, you’ll be thrilled to learn that your menu options are vast. The truth is, you can enjoy complete meals that are so satisfying, you’d forget they’re virtually carb-free. 

Studies consistently show that when people reduce their intake of carbohydrates and enjoy more protein and healthy fats, they ultimately consume fewer calories. This is partially because protein and fat generate a greater feeling of satiety and reduction in appetite. And the recipes below are about as satisfying as you can get.

But first, let’s talk about what carbohydrates are.

What is a low-carb diet? 

According to the Mayo Clinic, a low-carb diet is one in which you limit your daily intake to 20 to 57 grams of carbohydrates, which is around 80 to 240 calories from carbs.

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