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Chutney Etc.

  LOW CARB WHITE SAUCE INGREDIENTS ½cupcream cheese ½cupheavy cream ¼cupwater 1egg yolk ginger and pepperto taste INSTRUCTIONS Add the cream cheese, cream and water to a saucepan and cook over a low heat until the cream cheese has melted. Temper the egg yolk by adding a little of the cream sauce to it, mixing

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

Diabetic Friendly Dips

  HOT SPINACH DIP INGREDIENTS 280 g frozen or fresh chopped spinach, thawed and excess liquid squeezed out 1/2 cup light sour cream 5 tbsp light mayonnaise 1/3 cup Parmigiano Reggiano 1/4 cup scallion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 cup (4 oz) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese fresh pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS Preheat the oven


Original At Preparation time: 5 min minutes Serving size: 6 Ingredients 1 cup of fresh peas, rinsed and drained 1 clove garlic, crushed 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon tahini 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons water, optional Vegetable sticks, to serve Crisp homemade oven-baked whole grain pita

Lentil Hommus

  RED LENTIL HUMMUS INGREDIENTS 1 cup water 1/2 cup red lentils 1 clove garlic (finely chopped) 1 tablespoon tahini 1/4 of a lime (juice only) INSTRUCTIONS Place water and red lentils in a medium sized saucepan and bring to the boil on high heat. Once boiling, put on low heat until the majority of


  CAULIFLOWER HUMMUS INGREDIENTS 1 small cauliflower, cut into florets 4 garlic cloves, left inside of skin 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons tahini 2 tablespoons additional olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon oregano ½ teaspoon dried parsley ½  teaspoon ginger ½ teaspoon ground black pepper ¼ teaspoon cumin ¼ teaspoon paprika INSTRUCTIONS

Tahini Sauce

1 clove of garlic Ginger to taste 3/4 cup Tahini 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/2 cup finely chopped parsley Crush garlic, add ginger, and mix to paste. Mix in tahini and beat in lemon juice. Gradually mix in enough water to make mixture the desired thickness, add herbs and spices to taste.   TAHINI SAUCE