4 Hour Body Recipes for the Slow Carb Diet

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salmon, one of my 4hb recipes

If you’ve come here looking for:

  • a 4HB food list
  • slow-carb recipes
  • tips on slow-carb cooking

… then you’ve come to the right place!

Slow-Carb Recipes

New: I’ve created a slow-carb meal planner! If you want to make sure you’re eating food that’s on plan but don’t want to take the time to plan, then this meal planner is what you’ve been waiting for.

For more recipes, check out these two recipe books for some awesome slow-carb recipes!

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The recipes are separated by their primary food group, but many of them have 2 or even all 3 4HB food groups. Go ahead…mix and match them!

Buen provecho!


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The 4HB Food List

Here’s a quick list of the foods you’ll find in the book. Some specific examples he uses are in parentheses. These are the fundamental building blocks of what you’ll find in these recipe pages.


  • 1 or 2 eggs with egg whites
  • chicken breast/thigh
  • beef
  • fish (tilapia, halibut, salmon)
  • pork


  • lentils
  • various kinds of bean (pinto, red, soy, black…)


  • greens (spinach, chard, kale, collards)
  • mixed vegetables
  • cabbages (kimchi, saurkraut)
  • asparagus
  • peas
  • cruciferous veggies (broccoli, cauliflower)
  • green beans
  • mushrooms (yes, I know, but it’s close enough)