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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

EGGPLANT RECIPES

  EGGPLANT LASAGNA ROLLS INGREDIENTS 3 large eggplants ½ teaspoon salt, divided 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 cups crushed tomatoes ½ cup chopped fresh basil, divided 3 teaspoons minced garlic, divided 1 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed or fresh if possible 2½ cups part-skim ricotta cheese ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese ½ teaspoon ground

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

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

TEX’S INDIAN

  CHICKEN CURRY WITH CARROT AND TURNIP GREENS INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 large carrots, roughly chopped 1 large green pepper, roughly chopped 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic 1 tablespoon curry powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon dry