Country Chili Recipe
1 large onion, chopped
1 cl garlic, chopped
1 tbsp margarine, reduced-calorie melted
1 tsp salt
1 tsp whole basil, dried
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp whole oregano, dried
1/2 tsp whole thyme, dried
1/4 tsp pepper
16 oz (1 cn) tomatoes, undrained and chop, ped
8 oz red kidney beans, undrained
Saute onion and garlic in margarine in a large saucepan until tender.
Add salt, basil, chili powder, oregaro, thyme, and pepper, stirring
well. Stir in tomatoes and beans. Simmer, uncovered, 10 to 15
minutes. Serve hot. Food Exchange per serving: 1 STARCH EXCHANGE;
CAL: 76; CHO: Omg; CAR: 13gm; PRO: 3gm; FAT: 1gm; SOD: 811 mg;
Source. All New Cookbook for the Diabetic and Their Families. Brought
to you and yours via Nancy O'Brion and her Meal-Master.
to Low Carb Recipes
Food Tips of the Week
At the start of a diet, people most certainly look at food store and big brand food items labelled 'low in fat'. To do this is far too often a miscalculation, in that an item could be significantly reduced in fats, but nevertheless elavated in calories and carbs.
The problems associated with reduced carbohydrate diets
Its popular as hell, but it is really safe for you?
Most of the unpleasant side-effects stated, such as tiredness, stomach disorders, or headaches are only temporary, but critics contend that low carbohydrate diets are not without serious long term side effects.
Reducing carbohydrates could mean missing out on required nutrients from 'good' carbohydrate foods which should be part of any well adjusted diet, particularly those provied by vegetables, grains and fruits.
(inlcudes onion, asparagus, soya and thyme)
The large family of compounds known as flavonoids discovered in these types of food are believed to have properties in helping to prevent cancer.
Nutritionalists looking into the properties of flavonoids think that they also have numerous health giving properties, amongst them, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory capabilities.
Most are also good for weight loss, so are ideal for including in your weight loss program.
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