Apple & Carrot Cake Recipe
2 cup whole wheat flour, self-rising
1/2 cup margarine
1 tsp cinnamon
1 cup walnuts, chopped
2/3 cup raisins
2 cup dessert apples, peeled cored grated
1 cup carrot, grated
1 grated peel of 1 orange
2 large eggs, *
4 tbsp fresh orange juice
Line the base and grease of a loaf pan with 4 cup capcity. Preheat
the oven to 350 degrees. Place the flour in a bowl and mix well, then
cut in the margarine and stir in the cinnamon. Stir in the walnuts,
raisins, apples and carrot. Add the orange peel, eggs and juice, then
beat well until thoroughly combined. Spoon the mixture into the
prepared pan, smooth the top and bake for about 1 1/4 hours, or until
the cake is well risen and firm to touch. Turn out on a wire rack.
Food Exchanges are not listed with the recipes in this book.
Source: The Diabetic Cookbook by Brigdet Jones.
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Food Tips of the Week
Recognise the difference between hunger and thirst. At times when going through a hectic day, you imagine you feel hunger but if truth be told you just need a restorative tumbler of water or cranberry juice. The feelings of hunger and thirst are quite alike, but one can result in weight gain and the alternative is fine.
Some low carbohydrate diet guidlines:
* Food labels can be misleading
Don't believe sales blurb that claims to be 'low carb' - check the nutritional information figures on the rear of the can or packet. Some are only a little lowered and in some cases still more than a competitors normal brand. Also, beware of 'low sugar' and 'low fat' labels - 'low sugar' doesn't always mean 'low carb' - usually the carbs are the same.
The brassicas, Healthy superfoods that aid Weight loss
(includes Kale, Lettuce, Mustard greens and Rutabaga)
Altthough not always popular with children, these vegetables are jam-packed with vitamins (including vitamin c and folate), minerals (selenium and potassium, for example), fibre, chlorophyll, antioxidents, isothiocyanates, and indole-3-carbinol.
Over and above their numerous other beneficial effects, the isothiocyanates in these are thought by experts to significantly lower the risk of getting cancer.
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