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Spice Mix (Sugar, salt and fat free)

  HOMEMADE SEASONED BREADCRUMBS Ingredients 6 slices whole wheat bread 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes 1 teaspoon granulated onion 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 1/4 teaspoon black pepper flakes Instructions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F/ 180 degrees C. Line a baking sheet with foil and set aside. If your

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

  SPANISH BAKED CHICKEN INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano (or 1 teaspoon dried) 1 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Dash of pepper 3 bay leaves 1/2 cup golden raisins (optional) 1/4 cup sliced or halved pitted green olives 3 pounds skinless chicken

Chutney Etc.

  THOUSAND ISLAND DRESSING INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup (115g) Chickpea Mayonnaise find recipe elsewhere here http://www.findtex.com.au/diabetic-foods/chutney-etc/ 2 Tbsp Ketchup find recipe elsewhere here http://www.findtex.com.au/diabetic-foods/chutney-etc/ 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder 1/4 tsp Onion Powder 1/4 tsp Paprika 1 tsp White Vinegar INSTRUCTIONS Place all ingredients into a bowl or measuring jug and whisk until well combined. Keep stored

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

  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