Balsamic Dressing Recipe
3/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 shallot, finely chopped
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper
Combine all ingredients in a jar. Close tightly, and shake
Source: Southern Living, November, 1995
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Food Tips of the Week
Recognise the difference between hunger and thirst. At times when going through a hectic day, you imagine you feel hunger but if truth be told you just need a restorative tumbler of water or cranberry juice. The feelings of hunger and thirst are quite alike, but one can result in weight gain and the alternative is fine.
Some lower carb diet pointers:
* It is possible to make superb smoothies with reduced carb yogurt.
Admittedly, it is not really cooking, but if you are missing your smoothies you can make them with reduced carb yogurt and fruit. Clearly, you should ensure you only make use of fruit that is low in carbohydrates and use the whole fruit as the fiber is beneficial.
Superfoods containing flavonoids
(inlcudes olive oil, red apples, garden pea & tea)
The compounds known as flavonoids discovered in these foods are believed to have properties as cancer fighters.
Experts studying the effects of flavonoids believe that they could have most other benefits to our health, including anti-viral and anti-inflammatory powers.
Most are also low in calories, so are ideal for including in your diet.
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