Easy Black Bean Salad Recipe
1 can (15 oz) black beans, rinsed
1 and drained
1 can (16 oz) yellow corn, rinsed
1 and drained
1 can (7 oz) chopped green chilies
1 with liquid
1 red bell pepper,diced small
1 small purple onion, diced small
3 tbsp cilantro, chopped fine
1 juice of 1 lime
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp garlic powder
Combine all ingredients and serve either hot, room temperature or
cold. Makes 8 to 10 servings. Per serving:
Calories 120 Trace fat No cholesterol Sodium 197mg Percent calories
from fat 3%
Dallas Morning News 9/25/96 Typos by Bobbie Beers
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Food Tips of the Week
At the start of a diet, people most certainly look at food store and big brand food items labelled 'low in fat'. To do this is far too often a miscalculation, in that an item could be significantly reduced in fats, but nevertheless elavated in calories and carbs.
Some lower carb diet guidlines:
* Use reduced carbohydrate chocolate bars for cookies and muffins.
Once you have converted your best loved chocolate chip cookie or muffins recipe using soy flour, you donít want to add in those high carbohydrate full-sugar chocolate. Cut up a reduced carbohydrate choccie bar into small pieces and use that as an alternative.
* Use splenda instead of sugar.
Many recipes that use sugar can be modified to make use of a sugar replacement instead. It doesn't weigh the same so you will need to do a bit of trial and error and it may not work for everything, but it gives pretty good results in most cases.
Foods containing allyl sulfides
( includes garlic, chives and green onion)
The onion, leek and garlic range of vegetables is rich in allyl sulphides, a chemical which experts believe may be linked to a reduced risk of stomach and colon cancer.
Although there is very little definitive proof published, allyl sulfides are also thought by many experts to reduce symptoms with blood circulation, arteriosclerosis and diabetes.
Foods containing allyl sulfides also help you lose weight, so are ideal for including in your weight loss regime.
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