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Spice Mix (Sugar, salt and fat free)

  TACO SEASONING INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon paprika 1½ teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon ginger 1 teaspoon black pepper INSTRUCTIONS Combine all seasonings together and store in an airtight container. Adapted from https://therecipecritic.com/the-best-homemade-taco-seasoning/?fbclid=IwAR3tH6mZOlRilMuJmmXkUUEVnB9KVSNNdkjDwxcCsvod4R0nBn6itKifeMs   HOMEMADE SEASONED BREADCRUMBS Ingredients 6 slices

Mediterranean

  GREEK ZUCCHINI PATTIES INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 pound (about 700 grams) zucchini washed (not peeled) 2 eggs 3-4 ounces (90-110 grams) crumbled feta 1 large onion finely chopped (I passed it through the food processor) 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley* 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill 1 tablespoon dry oregano 1

What’s the deal with the Mediterranean diet?

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

Chutney Etc.

  RANCH DRESSING INGREDIENTS 1 cup (240g) Chickpea Mayonnaise find recipe elsewhere here http://www.findtex.com.au/diabetic-foods/chutney-etc/ 1/4 cup (60ml) 1 tsp Lemon Juice + Soy milk added up to the 1/4 cup (60ml) line 1 tsp Dried Dill 1/4 cup Fresh Chopped Parsley 2 Tbsp Fresh Chopped Chives 1 tsp Crushed Garlic 1/2 tsp ginger 1/4 tsp

Biscuits

  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

Saucy Tips to Improve Health

Today we are looking at some ideas presented by our members on how to swap some of the more processed sauces for lower sodium/fat/sugar varieties and some great ideas for fresh, homemade options. I thought we’d look at some of these today, and how we could modify some recipes to make our own that would

SUGAR FREE MASALA

  KOLHAPURI MASALA INGREDIENTS(Makes 1 cup this recipe needs 4-5 teaspoons) 1 cup dry Red chillies 1 tablespoon Coriander Seeds 2 Tablespoons Sesame seeds 2 tablespoons Poppy seeds 1 tablespoon Black pepper corns 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds 1 teaspoon Cloves 1 tablespoon Cumin seeds 2 Bay leaves 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg powder

WRAPS

  LETTUCE CUPS INGREDIENTS: 1 spring onion, finely diced 1/4 red chilli, finely sliced 1/2 tsp. garlic, finely diced 1 tsp. olive oil 125g mince of choice 1/2 carrot, coarsely grated 1/2 zucchini, coarsely grated 1/2 small can water chestnuts 1/4 cup bean sprouts 2 lettuce cups INSTRUCTIONS: Sauté spring onion, chilli and garlic with

AIR FRYER RECIPES

  ROSEMARY CHICKEN USING AIRFRYER Serves 2 persons INGREDIENTS (A) For marinating the chicken 350g chicken skin removed. 1 tsp ginger, minced 1 tbsp. soy sauce 1/2 tbsp. olive oil (B) For the sauce 1/2 lemon, cut in wedges with skin 15g fresh rosemary, chopped 1 tbsp. oyster sauce INSTRUCTIONS 1) Marinate ingredients in (A) together