Greek-Style Mushrooms Recipe
1 lb button mushrooms
1 cup water
1/2 cup olive oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tbsp celery seed
1 tbsp white vinegar
1 bay leaf, crushed
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp fennel seed
1/4 tsp oregano
1/4 tsp whole black pepper - slightly crush, ed
Clean the mushrooms and remove just the soiled end of the stem. Set
Combine the remaining ingredients (not the mushrooms) in a 2 quart 2
L) microwave casserole or bowl.
With the microwave on HIGH, cook for 5 to 6 minutes. Remove from the
microwave, and cover with a lid or plastic wrap. Allow to rest for 5
Stir in the mushrooms. Return to the microwave, uncovered, and cook
on MEDIUM for 3 minutes. Stir every 60 seconds.
Chill at least 24 hours before serving. To serve: Remove the
mushrooms with a slotted spoon and place them on a bed of parsley or
One Serving: Calories: negligible Carbohydrates: negligible
Exchange: negligible Source: Diabetic Microwave Cookbook, by Mary
Sterling Publishing (1989), ISBN 0-8069-6957-1,
ISBN 0-8069-6960-1 (pbk.)
Shared by: Norman R. Brown
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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.
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* It is possible to make wonderful smoothies by using reduced carb yogurt.
Ok, well, you can't really call it cooking, but if you really love smoothies you can throw them together with low carb yogurt and fruit. Of course, you should ensure you use fruit that is low in carbohydrates and use the whole fruit as the fiber will help.
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The nutrients known as flavonoids discovered in these types of food are thought to have properties in preventing cancer.
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