Basic Pie Shell (Lo Cal) Recipe
1/3 cup crisco chilled
1 cup flour (sifted)
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp water (may need up tp 4 t)
Either by hand or in a processor cut shortening into the flour and
salt until fine crumbs. Add water 1T at a time until a ball forms.
Wrap in plastic and chill for one hour. Roll out to fit a 9" pie
pan.Bake at 425 for 10-12 minutes or leave unbaked if oie recipe
calls for unbaked shell. exchange: 1 bread 1 fat recipe makes enough
for 8 servings (shell alone 120 calories per serving) source diabetic
Reposted 4 you and yours via Nancy O'brion and her Meal-Master
to Diabetic Recipes
Food Tips of the Week
In deciding on a meal plan, it is essential to also make sure you cut down your ingestion of refined carbohydrate, fat and salt.
Some reduced carb diet tips:
* Use soy flour or soy baking mix.
When you have to use flour for baking, repalce it with soy flour or a soya baking mix such as Atkins baking mix. In most situtations, you may change your favorite recipes that use standard wheat flour to use these.
* Replace sugar with splenda.
Most recipes that require sugar can be changed to make use of splenda instead. It has a different density so you will have to expirement with it and it may not work for every recipe, but it gives very good results once you get the measurements right.
Superfoods containing carotenes
(includes paprika, turnip greens and winter squash)
These natural foods are rich in carotenes (alpha and beta) believed to play a major part in minimizing the risk of cancer, spefically cancer of the stomach. Many are low in calories, so should be a part of every weight loss program.
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