Carrot & Raisin Salad Recipe
3 cup carrot, shredded
1/2 cup low-calorie dressing
1/3 cup seedless raisins
1 (1 1/2-oz box)
1/4 tsp salt
1 sugar substitue equivalent to 6 ts, sugar
1 lettuce leaves
Combine all ingredients, except lettuce, thoroughly. Cover bowl.
Chill 2 hours or longer before serving. Serve on crisp lettuce.
Food Exchange per serving: 2 VEGETABLE EXCHANGES; CAL: 47; CHO: 9g;
PRO: 1g: SOD: 153mg; CHO: 10mg; Low-sodium diets: Omit salt and
prepare the Low-Calorie Cooked Dressing without salt.
Source: The Art of Cooking for the Diabetic by Mary Abbott
Hess,R.D.,M.S., and Katharine Middleton. Brought to you and yours via
Nancy O'Brion and her Meal Master
to Diabetic Recipes
Food Tips of the Week
Advice on losing weight
Make sure that you drink enough fluids. Sometimes at some stage in a hectic work day, you feel you need food when in truth you may need a refreshing glass of water or cranberry juice. The feelings of hunger and thirst are somewhat similar, but one of them ends in weight increase and the other one leads to no damage.
Some lower carbohydrate diet pointers:
* Replace sugar with splenda.
Most recipes that require sugar can be changed to make use of splenda. It is much lighter so you will need to do a bit of trial and error and it might not work in every case, but it does a decent job once you have it cracked.
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