Fat Free Lemon Poppy Seed Biscotti Recipe
2 cup unbleached all purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup almonds, finely ground
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tbsp grated lemon peel
3 tbsp poppy seeds
2 egg whites
1 tsp lemon extract
Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour (or use parchment paper), a
large cookie sheet.
Mix dry ingredients. Combine wet ingredients and mix with dry
ingredients to form 2-15 inch logs. Bake 30 minutes. Cool slightly
and cut diagonally in 1/2 inch slices. Bake 8-10 minutes more til
dry. Cool completely before storing in an airtight container.
43 Calories each / 1gm Fat
From Eating Well Magazine Nov/Dec 1992 Submitted By SANDY GAMBLE
<SCG@INDIRECT.COM> On FRI, 17 NOV 1995 233849 ~0700 (MST)
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Food Tips of the Week
Advice on losing weight
If you enjoy your food, but want to become thin and also improve your overall physical condition, then, as most people know, you should follow a meticulously prepared wholesome dietary regime. Theoretically, this needs to involve 5 standard portions of grains, cereals and vegetables every day and also contain the optimum fusion of important nutrients.
Some lower carbohydrate diet pointers:
* Use soy flour or bake mix.
When you have to use flour for baking, substitute it with soy flour or a baking mix like Atkins bake mix. In most situtations, you may convert your most popular recipes that use normal wheat flour to use these lowcarb alternatives.
* Understand the food labels
Watch out for the food label that proclaims 'low carb' - check the actual nutritional information on the reverse of the tin or packet. Some are only a little less and in some instances still more than a competitors usual brand. In addition, beware of 'low sugar' and 'low fat' labels - 'low sugar' does not always mean 'low carb' - usually the carbs are identical.
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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