Protein based stir-frys' and salads containing any seasonings (soy sauce, garlic salt, chives, pepper, caujin or italian seasoning mixes, or any low carb or carb free dressings, etc) is your best option. Any of the following vegetables, and any of the following protein sources are available: VEGETABLES PROTEIN SOURCES ---------------------- ------------------------- Alfalfa sprouts 7% or leaner ground beef Artichoke Lean steak/top sirloin/other cuts Asparagus Lean ground chicken Bamboo shoots Skinless chicken breasts/other sections Bean sprouts Extra lean ground turkey Beets Lean turkey breasts/other sections Bok choy Extra lean sausage/turkey sausage Broccoli Extra lean pork Brussels sprouts Extra lean ham, sliced or whole Cabbage Extra lean bacon Cauliflower Lean elk/deer cuts Chilli pepper Jerky of any type Celery Extra lean meat balls of any type Cucumber Extra lean duck/pheasant/quail Collards Shrimp/Prawns/Crawfish Dill pickles Crab Eggplant Lobster Endive Scallops Green beans Oysters/Muscles/Clams Green pepper Tuna/Sardines Hummus Pollock/Mackeral/Swordfish/Halibut/Trout/etc. Kale Salmon Leeks Frog legs Lettuce Shark Mushrooms Calimari/Squid/Octupus Mustard greens Extra firm tofu Onion Eggs- primarily whites Okra Lowfat or nonfat cottage cheese Parsley Lowfat or nonfat ricotta cheese Red radish Lowfat cheeses- swiss/chedder/sharp/jack/etc. Salsa Gelatin Sauerkraut Flavorless protein powder (whey, casein, egg) Snow peas Spinach Swiss chard Tempeh Tomatos Turnip Turnip greens Zucchini Fry, bake, boil, bbq, grill, smoke, steam or do any other style of preparation on any individual meat, or meats, or anything else off of the protein list above. (Grill up some lean steaks, bbq some chicken breasts, boil some shrimp, fry up some ham, etc. Be creative. Pick any protein source off that list and prepare it any way you like. Throw some veges off that list on the side if you want.) Hard boiled eggs (primarily egg whites) Scrambled eggs (primarily whites w/ some lowfat cheese, any meat and a little salsa if you want) Fried eggs (primarily whites) Ham and cheese egg white omelet Deviled eggs. Go easy on the 'deviled'. Mix as much mustard and seasonings as you want, but the mayo and egg yolks keep fairly minimal. Lowfat or nonfat cottage cheese (optional chives/seasoning, or calorie free sweeteners) Low carb protein bars- in order beginning with the best, ending with still good (Met-Rx Protein Plus, Solid Protein, Designer Whey Bar, Labrada Lean Body Low Carb and Labrada Lean Body Carb Watchers, Optimum Nutrition Complete Protein Bar, Twinlab Power Pro, Muscle Tech's Nitro-Tech, ISS Pro 42 Bar, EAS Myoplex Low Carb Bar, Premiere Eight, Biochem Ultimate Protein Bar, Biochem Ultimate Low Carb Bar 2, Pure Protein, Universal Dr's Diet bar, Universal CarbRite, Atkins Advantage, Metabolift Low Carb, Sportpharma Lean Protein Bar) Low carb protein drink powders mixed into either water, or a calorie free drink (Crystal Light, Calorie-free Koolaid, etc.) Ready to drink low carb protein shakes- in order beginning with the best (Isopure, Worldwide Ultra Pure Protein, ABB Pure Pro, EAS Myoplex Low Carb, Ultimate Low Carb shake, Atkin's shake) Don't overdo page three here. These options are to clear boredom. Most of your selections should be off of page one. These are just all around great tasting alternatives that won't hurt you really except for the financial aspect. But on occasion they're great for variety. Sugar-free Jello Homemade cookies, brownies, or pancakes made with either Atkins bake mix, Carbolite Zero-Carb Bake mix, CarbSense bake mix, or Keto brand bake mix. Homemade bread with CarbSense, Carbolite, or Keto, or Ketogenics brand low carb bread mix with Keto or Jok n Al brand low carb fruit spreads Breakthrough brand Lean Protein Bites Carbolite or Keto brand Baked Protein Chips Cheeter's brand Low Carb Crackers CarbSense brand cold or hot cereal Due Amici or Pro-Slim brand Low Carb Pasta with Keto or Jok n Al brand sauce/seasonings/condiments Homemade sno-cones with blended ice and Da Vinci brand sugar free syrups (They make 34 different flavors that I'm aware of) Coffee or tea with Splenda brand sweetener- other calorie free sweeteners won't kill you though (i.e. Equal, Sweet n' Low, etc.) Calorie-free drinks - Walmart's brand of 32oz clear flavored calorie free drinks are well worth the 58 cents. Diet pop isn't great, but it's calorie free and tastes better than water ever could.