Confetti Bean Salad Recipe
16 oz mixed cut green & wax beans
1 (1 can)
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1 tbsp mixed pickling spices
1/4 cup celery, finely chopped
1/4 cup green pepper, chopped
1/4 cup onion, chopped
2 tbsp pimiento, chopped
1 sugar substitute equivalent, to 5 teaspoons sugar
1 crisp lettuce leaves
Drain beans, saving liquid. Combine this liquid with vinegar in a
saucepan. Add mixed pickling qpice, either loose or in a small
cheesecloth bag. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat to low, and
simmer gently for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, mix all the vegetables in a
bowl. Remove liquid from heat; add sweetener and stir until
dissolved. Pour over vegetables and remove spice bag or loose spices.
Chill several hours, stirring occasionaly. Drain before serving on
crisp lettuce. Food Exchange per serving: 1 VEGETABLE EXCHANGE CHO:
7g; PRO: 1g; FAT: 0; CAL: 28
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 Low Carb Recipes
Food Tips of the Week
If you enjoy eating, but want to lose weight and also enhance your overall well-being, without doubt you ought to start a carefully calculated healthy dietary regime. In theory, this ought to take in 5 measures of grains and vegetables on a daily basis and also embrace the right blend of proteins, carbohydrates and fats.
The case against reduced carbohydrate diets
Its all the rage, but it is truly safe and healthy for you?
Most of the negative side effects observed, such as persistent tiredness, stomach upsets, or bad headaches seem to be just temporary, but critics contend that low carb diets are not without serious long term side effects.
Reducing carbs may mean missing out on necessary nutrients from healthy carbohydrate foods which should be part of any sensible diet, particularly those that we get from grains, vegetables and fruits.
Foods containing allyl sulfides
( includes eschalot, onions and welsh onion)
The onion and garlic family of vegetables is rich in allyl sulfides, a chemical which experts believe could be linked to a reduced risk of stomach and colon cancer.
Although there is not enough, definitive proof present, allyl sulphides are also thought by many experts to reduce symptoms with colds, sterilization and insomnia.
Foods containing allyl sulfides are also low in calories, so should be a part of every diet system.
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