What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are the main energy source for our body. During digestion they get broken down to glucose to provide energy for the cells of our body. Carbohydrates can be: Complex derived from plant sources and contain starch OR Simple sugar, jam, honey Which carbohydrates should I eat more of?
As diabetics, we need to take control of are carb content in our food. I have found that many bought curry powders seem to contain sugar and need to be used in moderation. So why not make our own, it is so better and rewarding and con provide a little exercise especially if we use
The Mediterranean diet comes in many different shapes and forms. In fact, there are around 18 different countries lying on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea so it is not surprising that there may be variation. These diets are all tied together with the same common component, olive oil. The traditional Mediterranean diet embraces olive
A common thing people keep asking me, is that after a few days into a ketogenic diet is, why do I feel so tired, and have a horrible headache, maybe this diet is not working for many people in the community know this induction period as the keto flu. You see, as we switch our
SALSA VERDE INGREDIENTS 1 small clove garlic 1 tbsp capers 1 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 cup mint leaves ½ cup chives (about 1 bunch) 1 lemon, zested 125 ml olive oil (not a really strong one) INSTRUCTIONS Finely chop the garlic and capers and place them in a mixing bowl. Roughly chop the parsley
SOOJI VEGGIE SQUARES INGREDIENTS ½ cup sooji/ Semolina ¼ cup Onion Chopped ¼ cup Fresh Peas ¼ cup Beans Chopped ¼ cup Carrot Chopped ¼ cup Mushroom Chopped 2-3 cup Water Ginger to taste 1-2 teaspoon Mixed Herbs 1 cup 200 gms Boiled Mashed sweet Potatoes 2 Green Chillies Chopped 2 tablespoon Mint Leaves