Grilled Vegetables & Tomato Bread Recipe
1 head garlic
1 red onion, sliced thickly
1 medium eggplant
2 zucchini, cut in half lwise
2 yellow squash, halve lwise
1 yellow bell pepper, quarter
1 red bell pepper, quarter
1 loaf crusty bread
1 bunch arugula or basil
Coat onion and garlic with oil and cook over medium-hot grill slowly
for 5 to 10 minutes, turning garlic often. Continue to cook while
Cut eggplant into thick slice or in half lengthwise--salt and place
in a colander to drain for 20 minutes. Coat vegetables with oil and
grill a few minutes on each side until veggies are seared and brown.
Slice bread and brush with oil. Grill until brown on both sides. Cut
tomato in half and rub over one side of hot bread. Arrange grilled
veggies, bread, onion, and garlic on top of arugula and serve.
adapted from Martha Stewart's What to have for Dinner
to Vegetable Recipes
Food Tips of the Week
In deciding on a meal plan, it is essential to also make sure you cut down your ingestion of refined carbohydrate, fat and salt.
Some reduced carb diet tips:
* Know what is in your food
Don't believe food packaging that claims to be 'low carb' - check the nutritional information figures on the back of the can or packet. A good number of are only marginally reduced and in some instances still greater than a competitors normal brand. In addition, beware of 'low sugar' and 'low fat' labels - 'low sugar' doesn't always mean 'low carb' - often the carbs are exactly the same.
The brassica family, Wonder foods that help with Your diet
(eg. Cauliflower, Boiled potatoes, Mizuna and Radishes)
Members of the brassica family are packed with vitamins (eg.folate and vit c), minerals (selenium and potassium, for example), isothiocyanates, antioxidents and indole-3-carbinol.
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