Cucumber Dip-Ada Recipe
1 cucumber (thinly sliced)
1 onion, small (thinly sliced)
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp marjoram
8 oz lo-cal yogurt
Peel and thinly slice cucumber and onion. Sprinkle with salt. Allow
to r Combine garlic powder, lemon juice, marjoram, and yogurt; mix
thoroughly. Fold in sliced cucumber and onion. Chill. Yield: 2 Cups 1
serving = 1 milk calories: 100
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Food Tips of the Week
A few tips on healthy eating
If your aim is to lose weight and also enhance your all round well-being, among other things you really should follow a thoughtfully planned healthy-minded dietary regime. In a perfect world, this ought to include five helpings of grains and vegetables every day and take in the right proportion of nutrients.
Some low carb diet guidlines:
* You can make delicious smoothies using reduced carb yogurt.
Admittedly, you can't really describe it as cooking, but if you must have smoothies you can make them with reduced carbohydrate yogurt and fruit. Of course, you will need to make sure you use fruit that is low in carbs and use the whole fruit as the fiber is important too.
* 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 package. A good number of are only marginally decreased and in some instances still higher than a competitors standard brand. Also, beware of 'low sugar' and 'low fat' labels - 'low sugar' does not always mean 'low carb' - usually the carbs are identically the same.
Lycopene rich foods
(includes apricots, red bell peppers & tomato puree)
The phytochemical lycopene is a simple compound used to color foods and part of the carotenid family. This chemical is accountable for the dark red color of a good number of fruit, vegetables and pulses.
Fortunately, unlike numerous healthy agents, this useful phytochemical does not become less effective if heated during cooking, but is noticeably enhanced by being cooked.
Its most interesting nutritional contribution is that it behaves as an antioxidant and appears to help lower the risk of cancer.
Lycopene is the most potent fighter of singlet oxygen, which is correlated with skin aging. It is also thought to prevent the progression of atherosclerosis.
Cucumber Dip-Ada Recipe from the Recipes 4U Cookbook
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