Sweet Potato Phoenix Nest Recipe
2 cup sweet potato, shredded
1 tbsp cornstarch
1 oil for frying
Squeeze potato, by the handful, to eliminate liquid, then place in a
bowl. Sprinkle cornstarch over potato and toss to distribute
cornstarch evenly and loosen shreds. Arrange a handful of shreds
inside one sieve in a latticework over the bottom and at least
halfway up the side. Fit second sieve inside first. Heat oil to 350
degrees on a deep-frying thermometer, place sieve in pan, and cook
nest until light pumpkin color (about 3 or 4 minutes). Remove from
oil and lift of top sieve. Loosen edge of nest with tip of a sharp
knife, then gently remove nest and drain on paper towels. Makes 4 to
5 four inch nests.
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A few tips on healthy eating
In planning a diet, the important thing is to also endeavour to restrict your ingestion of refined carbohydrates, salt and fats.
Some low carb diet tips:
* Don't miss meals
Most reduced carbohydrate recipes are, errmm.., low in carbs. Our bodies need energy, and carbohydrates are a quick acting energy source. A lower carb diet requires great care in monitoring you intake of energy, as any energy provided by fat or protein is much slower acting.
Foods containing allyl sulfides
( includes pickled shallots, chives and spring onions)
The onion, leek and garlic range of vegetables is rich in allyl sulfides, a chemical which experts believe might be linked to a reduced risk of stomach and colon cancer.
Even though there is precious little definitive proof published, allyl sulphides are also believed to help with colds, arteriosclerosis and fatigue.
Foods containing allyl sulfides also have a low calorie count, so you should add them to your diet system.
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