Archive for the 'For the Love of Food Diet' Category

Aug 31 2016

Bean Burgers

A simple vegetarian burger can be made by combining cooked lentils with rice and flavorful seasonings, add breadcrumbs and eggs  to make it hold together. Learning to cook with lentils is highly recommended because they are rich in protein and nutrition and they cook faster than other dried beans- no pre-soaking required. These burgers take about 30 [...]

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May 18 2016

Salsa Verde Made with Tomatillos

Salsa Verde Salsa Verde adds flavor to Mexican foods but don’t stop there. Use it as a salad dressing, add it to cooked rice and beans, as a sauce on any cooked meat such as grilled fish, chicken or steak and on top of vegetables for an extra burst of flavor. Salsa Verde is made [...]

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Jun 02 2014

Secret Sauce Can Reduce Heart Disease

Last year the delicious tasting Mediterranean diet beat out a low-fat diet for treating cardiovascular disease and a sauce known as Sofrito was part of the dietary prescription that led to healthier hearts.   Participants on the Mediterranean diets were asked to eat Sofrito at least twice per week.   The sauce is made by slowly [...]

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Mar 24 2014

How to Eat a Taco

Mexican-flavored foods are a big hit with families and they can be very nutritious if you follow a few strategies: Keep the portion of ground beef and grated cheese moderate and load up on salsa, lettuce, and tomato. When making tacos try using ground turkey instead of ground beef, and try vegetable burger ( called crumbles) [...]

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Mar 17 2014

How to Eat a Hot Dog

When hot dogs are on the family menu, and calories are a concern, serve hotdogs with non-starchy vegetables instead of baked beans or even fries. One hot dog in a roll and 1 cup baked beans will carry about 620 calories and 87 g of carbohydrate. Eat two hot dogs and calories reach 870 calories and over 100 [...]

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