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Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Alfredo

            Are you going Keto? Here is a delicious keto recipe that substitutes spaghetti squash for pasta and will help you stay on track with your weight loss goals. INGREDIENTS1 pound raw shrimp, deshelled, tails removed1 bunch asparagus, cut into thirds8 ounces baby bella mushrooms, chopped2 tablespoons olive oil1 spaghetti squash, halved1 yellow onion, chopped2 teaspoons Italian seasoning1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes1/2 teaspoon garlic salt1/2 teaspoon pepperFor the Alfredo Sauce:1/4 cup butter1 cup heavy cream1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated2 cloves garlic, minced DIRECTIONSPreheat oven to 425°.1. Lay squash halves on an ungreased baking sheet, cut-side down. Roast for 40 minutes or until insides are soft. Scoop out insides of squash with a fork and… Read More

Asian Ground Beef Stir-fry

One of the best ways to lose weight is to eliminate a high carbohydrate food by substituting a low-carb alternative. One of our favorite ways to do that is by using cauliflower rice. Try it out in our Asian Ground Beef Stir Fry recipe. Who says losing weight can’t be delicious?   INGREDIENTS2 tbs olive oil8 oz cremini mushrooms8 oz green beans1 lb ground beef3 garlic cloves, minced1 thumb-sized chunk of ginger, grated or minced1 head of cauliflower8 oz bok choy1/3 cup soy, tamari, or coconut aminos1 tbs stevia brown sugarOptional 1/2 tbs of SrirachaGarnish: cilantro, green onion, squeeze of lime juice.DIRECTIONS       Prep your ingredients. With the largest part of a box grater, grate your head of… Read More

8 Trader Joe’s Foods That Are Low-Carb Friendly

Do you love Trader Joe’s as much as we do? At MD Diet Weight Loss & Nutrition, we are big fans of their gourmet meals. And love that they are priced way below what pre-made meals at other specialty stores sell for. We also feel that many of their items are fairly healthy. But even though they may be healthy, they’re not always low-carb friendly. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of the best pre-made meals you can buy at Trader Joe’s when you’re on a low-carb diet. 1. Riced cauliflower ($1.99) Cauli-fever is [still] sweeping the nation! Thanks to increased carb-consciousness, there seems to be a cauli-alternative to just about everything these days. 20 Calories, 4 Carbs,… Read More