Fast Pilaf Recipe
1 cup onions, chopped
3 cl garlic
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 lb beans, canned
4 cup water
2 cup quick brown rice, quinoa, or couscous
Saute onions and garlic in olive oil until tender. Add tomatoes,
beans, water and grain. Season with herbs and spices of your choice.
Cook until the grain is tender. Serve with tossed salad. Food
Exchange per serving: 1 STARCH/BREAD EXCHANGE + 1 VEGETABLE EXCHANGE
(I would cut back on the beans to make it count as 1 starch/bread) (I
also would use a combintion of couscous & quinoa and even add any
free vegetables. This would be great to make ahead and take to work
in the summer time.) From Vegetarian Times Typed by Lisa Greenwood
to Low Carb Recipes
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The problems associated with low carb diets
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Cutting out carbohydrates might mean missing out on vital nutrients from healthy foods which must be part of any well-balanced diet, particularly those that we get from vegetables, grains and fruits.
Even though there is considerable evidence that suggests that low carbohydrate diets can help eliminate fat, some of this some anecdotal evidence has resulted in arguments between nutrition gurus, and their safety has been challenged
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