Apple Jelly Spread No2 Recipe
2 cup unsweetened apple juice
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
6 large cloves/whole
2 tsp granulated gelatin
1/2 cup water, cold
1 sugar substitute equal to -
3/4 cup sugar
1 red food color (opt.)
Combine apple and lemon juices and whole cloves in a heavy
saucepan. Bring to a boil; simmer gently 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, soak gelatin in cold water. Remove apple juice from
heat; discard cloves; add gelatin and sweetener and mix well to
dissolve. Add about three drops red food color if desired; mix well.
Pour carefully into two small, hot jars. Cover lightly until cooled.
Then cover tightly and store in refrigerator no longer than two
weeks. Yield: 2 cups.
Serving size: 1 tablespoon. Nutritional information per serving:
Carbohydrates ~ 2g; Protein - 0g; Fat - 0g; Calories - 10; Fiber - 0g;
Sodium - 1mg; Cholesterol - 0mg. Exchanges per serving: Up to 2
tablespoons may be considered "free." NOTE: Low-sodium diets: This
recipe is excellent. Source: The Art of Cooking for the Diabetic, by
Mary Abbott Hess.
Formatted by: Nancy Filbert; December, 1995
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Food Tips of the Week
Drink more water. At times during a hectic day, you guess you are peckish but in truth you might only want a restorative glass of water or cranberry juice. The sensations of needing food and needing a drink are close, but one can result in a fat tummy and the alternative is ok.
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.
Flavonoid rich foods
(inlcudes citrus fruits, asparagus, garden pea & basil)
The compounds known as flavonoids discovered in these natural foods are thought by nutritionalists to have properties in preventing cancer.
Medical experts investigating the effects of flavonoids think that they may well have most other health giving capabilities, amongst them, anti-dermatitis and antioxidant properties.
Many also have a low calorie count, so should be included in every diet.
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