Cheesy Potato Skins Recipe
3 medium baking potatoes
1 vegetable oil
1 seasoned salt
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
6 slice bacon, cooked and crumbled
sour cream, jalapenos, and picante sauce optional
Preheat oven to 400F.
Scrub potatoes thoroughly and rub skin with oil. Bake for 1 hour or
until done. Allow potatoes to cool to touch. Cut in half lengthwise.
Carefully scoop out pulp, leaving 1/4- to 1/8- inch shells. (Save
pulp for another recipe). Cut skins in half crosswise and deep fry
in hot oil for 32 minutes until lightly browned. Drain on paper
towels. Place skins on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt, cheese,
and bacon. Place under broiler until cheese melts. Serve with sour
cream, jalapenos, and picante sauce.
Yield: 1 dozen small servings
From: "Celebrate San Antonio - A Cookbook" by the San Antonio Junior
Forum, 1986. ISBN 0-961917-0-0 Posted by: Karin Brewer, Cooking
to Vegetable Recipes
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Advice on losing weight
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Some reduced carb diet guidlines:
* Make low carbohydrate bread crumbs for deep fried foods.
Although you can possibly buy low carbohydrate bread crumbs, you can make them at home by using reduced carbohydrate bread. All you have to do is simply toast the low carbohydrate bread in a preheated oven on a sheet of cookie paper. Once it is quite hard and crispy, whizz it in your food mill. To store, keep in an airtight jar or container.
* You can create really great smoothies by using reduced carbohydrate yogurt.
Yes, you can't really describe it as cooking, but if you adore smoothies you can throw them together with low carb yogurt and fruit. Of course, you will need to make sure you only make use of fruit that is low in carbohydrates and use the whole fruit as you need the fiber.
Brassicas, Super foods that aid Dieting
(includes Arugula, Celery, Mustard greens and Chinese cabbage)
Known as cruciferous vegetables, these are jam-packed with vitamins (including vitamin c and folate), minerals (including potassium and selenium), fibre, chlorophyll and antioxidents.
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