Philly Cheesesteak Salad

Cheese steak sandwiches, the ultimate comfort food. Growing up, my mother fried up Steak-Umms and served on a french roll or sourdough. While the rest of my family eats their sandwiches, I create a salad with the same comfort flavors.

Amy’s Cheese Steak Salad

Salad:

  • 2-3 Steak-Umms fried and seasoned with salt
  • Salad Greens of your choice
  • Grated cheese (I use cheddar, but you can use any)
  • Tad of Butter
  • 1 Green bell pepper – Julienned
  • 1 Red bell pepper – Julienned
  • 1 small onion – Juilienned
  • Tamed Jalapeno Slices

Dressing:

  • Mayonaise
  • Mustard (Yellow, Spicy, or Dijon)
  • Paprika

Directions:

Make the dressing ahead of time. Adjust the amount to taste.

Fry Steak-Umms. Saute the peppers and onion slices in butter and drippings from the steak. (Salt to taste) Place salad greens of your choice on a plate. Slice steak into bite size pieces, add to salad with a portion of the peppers and onions. Place a few slices of jalapenos on top and top with grated cheese. Drizzle dressing over the salad and mix.

Next time, I’m going to try to create this bell pepper stuffed cheese steak instead of salad. I’ll let you know how it goes.

“This keto recipe for philly cheesesteak stuffed peppers turned out AWESOME. And if you don’t eat the shell (I love the flavor, but I don’t eat the whole pepper) they are ONE CARB EACH.

Source: Keto Recipe: Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers (No Rice!)

Breakfast Low Carb Choices

Skipping Breakfast Isn’t Good For Your Waistline.

Not eating actually causes you to stay overweight because your body goes into starvation mode, or slows your metabolism to conserve energy by burning less calories. That means all that fat just sticks around for future use. The only way to get rid of it is to use it!

Keto Diets Tell Your Body to Use Fat

When we’re filling our bodies with a healthy amount of calories which are low in carbs, your body has to reroute the storage for energy. Just changing the way you eat gets your body working for you.

Convenient and FAST

There are many options premade in the freezer section for busy people who don’t feel like cooking every meal. If you give yourself fast options, you’ll be less likely to go back to old habits.

quickbreakfast

I make 5 pattie sausages with an egg or two when I’m in a hurry. Precooked frozen sausage broils in less than 10 min. and tastes delicious.

Trying New Foods Can be Fun

Don’t let new foods scare you. Get creative in the kitchen and out of your comfort zone. You might be surprised at foods you like that you might not have tried before.

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Use Leftovers

I like to use leftover meat in the morning. For example, after making too many hot dogs on the grill, I put them away for breakfast and fry them into a scrambled egg with onions, salt, pepper, and cheddar cheese.

Don’t Stick to One Breakfast

There are lots of meats to choose from. Unless you’re the type of person who does well limiting your foods, you’re going to get bored fast. You’ll never want to see an egg again if you always scramble it with just salt and pepper. I know this is harder if you’re used to eating sweet breakfast foods. In that case, try peanut butter celery instead or in addition to eggs and meat. There’s only 6 carbs in 2 T. of peanut butter, so you won’t have to feel guilty for having extra carbs.

breakfast-meats

Don’t forget the variety of low carb vegetables and seasonings!

Low Carb Snacks Out of Spam!

When I’m craving something salty and crunchy, one of the first things I do is grab the spam. Fry or broil and delicious!

  • Cut thin slices and cut in squares or strips.
  • Arrange slices on a broiling pan
  • Broil on high, but watch closely so they don’t burn.
  • Flip when Spam begins to brown. When the other side browns, remove from oven.
  • Set on paper towels to drain and cool.

You can also cut the Spam into long square strips and fry or broil to make Spam Fries.

spam-fries

You could make some low carb dipping sauces for added flavor. Post your suggestions in the comments.