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TRIM Program participants have voted these recipes as their favorites!

Clicking on recipes will link you to an outside website called Sparkpeople.com–a huge website with many recipes only a few of which are suitable for TRIM program participants. Those are all included here at DrCate.com as either breakfast, lunch, or dinner selections.

Lunch Menu Selections

Salmon Salad

Use bone-in salmon instead of tuna or chicken to make an ultra mineral-rich, low-carb, delicious salad

Carbs: 0.3g | Fat: 14.4g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 23.6g | Calories: 229.8

Pressed for time hard-boiled egg

2 eggs is about enough for me at once, but another egg would only add half a gram of carb so if you looove eggs, have another

Carbs: 1.1g | Fat: 10.6g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 12.6g | Calories: 155

Egg Salad Mediterranean Style

Another reason to keep HB eggs on hand

Carbs: 3.8g | Fat: 25.6g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 12.7g | Calories: 305.3

store bought sushi

Waaay fresher than fast food for lunch!

Carbs: 4g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 24g | Calories: 198

Fresh salsa

This fresh salsa is easy to make and better for you than store bought, being sugar free and loaded with antioxidant-rich cilantro, lemon, and other fresh superfoods.

Carbs: 5.4g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 31.4

Kiddie Lunch #1: Celery and PB

Think outside the sandwich. Yes, you could use this for a snack too, but its so fast, easy, and filling, why not enjoy a quick and healthy lunch?

Carbs: 11.3g | Fat: 24.1g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 11g | Calories: 325.2

Rainbow Pepper Salad Marinade

Marinade also works well with tomatoes and cucumbers

Carbs: 9.6g | Fat: 6.8g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 104.2

Smoked Oysters Al Queso

Super easy, this simple dish is more like an appetizer that you can have for lunch. It takes full advantage of the smoked oysters flavorfulness, which are just delicious with mustard.

Carbs: 9.4g | Fat: 19.7g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 22.1g | Calories: 299.9

Minnesota Pea Salad

Surprisingly filling, this may make 4 servings for lunch instead of 2 depending on your appetites

Carbs: 16.4g | Fat: 20.5g | Fiber: 4.4g | Protein: 12.8g | Calories: 298.1

Irish Sushi

The sweet and sour salty fish completments the fresh carrot crunch very nicely. 1 jar of Skansen brand pickled herrings lasts about 3 weeks opened in the fridge and makes about 5-6 lunches, each about $1.

Carbs: 17.8g | Fat: 7.7g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 13.4g | Calories: 192.3

Mexican Melt

Why stop at Taco Bell when you can make a better tasting lunch in less time than you’ll wait at the drive through?

Carbs: 18.4g | Fat: 10.3g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 9.3g | Calories: 207.4

Just Peas

Why not just have peas?

Carbs: 19.5g | Fat: 23.6g | Fiber: 6g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 313

Corn and Edamame Salad

A light lunch or dinner side dish

Carbs: 23.5g | Fat: 8.2g | Fiber: 7.8g | Protein: 11.9g | Calories: 225.2

Sprouted Wheat Berry Salad, Mediterranean Style

Good for breakfast or lunch when you crave starchy crunchiness.

Carbs: 32.5g | Fat: 22.9g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 9.2g | Calories: 358.3

Tomato Basil Bruschetta

Fresh tomato, basil, and a few minutes of heat in a toaster oven enhance the summery fresh flavors

Carbs: 33.1g | Fat: 5.7g | Fiber: 6.9g | Protein: 8.7g | Calories: 214.2

Beet and Chevre Salad

Cookbook creator says: A great way to use those roasted beets!

Carbs: 14.2g | Fat: 33.8g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 8.2g | Calories: 370.5

Fresh tomato and basil summer salad

Fresh basil makes this delicious

Carbs: 8.8g | Fat: 9.2g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 1.1g | Calories: 125.8

Mustard Horseradish Dip and Sauce

This speedy dip is a great way to enjoy leftover meats and fresh veggies

Carbs: 1.5g | Fat: 6g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 107.7

Cool Summer Dip

Bring dip to work for an easy way to enjoy leftover meats, fresh veggies, or precooked shrimp from the deli

Carbs: 3.3g | Fat: 12.1g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 2.1g | Calories: 127.3

Chilled Cucumber Soup-Smoothy with Shrimp (filling variation)

May not freeze well, also works for a great side dish for dinner!

Carbs: 16.2g | Fat: 21.2g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 27.9g | Calories: 402.7

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