South Beach Diet Recipes

If you would like to learn a bit more about the South Beach Diet, the following is a sample of a daily diet for you to follow. Compare this meal plan with other low carb diets that you might be interested in.

South Beach Diet Recipe Example

Tex Mex Style Breakfast . This is from the South Beach Diet Menu…

– Half a grapefruit.
– Two scrambled eggs mixed with Monterey Jack cheese and salsa.
– One slice of whole grain bread, toasted.
– Decaffeinated coffee or tea. Add fat-free milk and sugar substitute if you wish.

Mid-Morning Snack

– One hard-boiled egg.

Lunch : Roast Beef Wrap

– One and a quarter cups of low-fat cream cheese.
– Four flour tortillas, 9 or 10 inches.
– Half a red onion, sliced.
– Four spinach leaves.
– Eight ounces of sliced roast beef.

Take a small amount of cream cheese and spread it over the tortillas. Layer them with the spinach, onion, and roast beef. Roll up and fold. Serves 4 people. Please follow this link for more low carb beef and veal recipes.

Mid-Afternoon Snack

Four ounces of Danone Light ‘n Fit yogurt.


Lemon Couscous Chicken : this is taken from the South Beach Menu…

– One and a quarter cups of water.
– One tablespoon extra virgin olive oil.
– Two cups broccoli florets.
– One pack of Near East Roasted Garlic & Olive Oil Couscous mix.
– One and a half chopped cooked chicken.
– Three tablespoons of fresh lemon juice.
– A quarter of a teaspoon of lemon peel.

Method: In a large skillet, bring the water, oil, broccoli, and spice from couscous mix to the boil. Then stir in the couscous, cooked chicken, lemon juice, and lemon peel. Simmer until heated, then remove from heat. Cover and leave to stand for five minutes. Using a fork, fluff gently, then chill and serve cold. Serves 4 people.


Lemon Peel Ricotta Cream.
One half cup of part-skim ricotta cheese.
One quarter teaspoon of fresh grated lemon peel.
One quarter teaspoon of vanilla extract.
1 pack of sugar substitute.

Method: Mix the ricotta cheese, lemon peel, vanilla extract, and sugar substitute. Serve chilled. Serves one. Click here for other lowcarb dessert recipes.

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