Apple & Butternut Squash Soup Recipe
3 tbsp unsalted butter
1 large onion, chopped
2 tbsp curry powder
1 tsp chili powder
2 1/2 cup chicken broth
3 lb butternut squash, peeled,
1 seeded and cubed (8 cups)
21 oz granny smith apples, peeled,
1 cored, and chopped (3 cups)
1 salt and pepper
1/2 cup heavy cream
2 1/2 cup chicken broth
1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped, or
1 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
In a large heavy pot, melt butter over medium heat. Add onions and
saute until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add curry powder and chili
powder. Mix well. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Stir in 2
1/2 cups chicken broth, squash, apples, and salt and pepper to taste.
Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 30-45 minutes until
squash is very tender, stirring occasionally.
Strain soup, reserving liquid. Puree vegetables in a food processor in
several batches. In same pot, combine vegetable puree, reserved
cooking liquid, cream, and 2 1/2 cups chicken broth. Bring just to
simmering. Ladle soup into warm bowls. Garnish with parsley.
Source: Victoria Magazine, January 1994 Typed by Katherine Smith
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Food Tips of the Week
In deciding on a meal plan, it is important to attempt to moderate your consumption of fats, refined carbohydrate and salt.
Some reduced carbohydrate diet tips:
* You can make delicious smoothies using reduced carb yogurt.
Admittedly, you can't really call it cooking, but if you must have smoothies you can throw them together with reduced carb yogurt and fruit. Obviously, you should ensure you use fruit that is low in carbohydrates and use the whole fruit as the fiber is beneficial.
* Fiber is essential
Decreasing the carbohydrates in your diet usually leads to fiber reduction as well. Check for reduced carbohydrate recipes that are rich in fiber to restore the balance.
Cruciferous vegetables, Tasty superfoods that also help with your Your diet
(eg. Cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, Mizuna and Horseradish)
Members of the brassica family are jam-packed with vitamins (eg.folate), minerals (eg. potassium), fibre, chlorophyll, antioxidents, indole-3-carbinol and isothiocyanates..
Amongst many healthy effects, the nutrients in these are thought by many to help reduce the cancer risk.
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