Looking for a new cookbook filled with healthy recipes? These recipes are samples from various American Diabetes Association cookbooks.
Chinese five-spice powder is a mixture of five spices: star anise, cloves, cinnamon, Sichuan pepper and fennel. It gives a sweet, salty, sour, bitter and pungent taste to dishes. Don’t have it? Try a simplified Asian three-spice powder: mix equal parts ground cloves, ginger and cinnamon.
The balanced use of “sweet” and “heat” is notable in Thai cuisine. The “heat” in this dish comes from the Thai chile peppers and the “sweet” from mango.
This recipe makes a vivid green, fragrant beverage. By whirling the whole vegetables and fruits into a smoothie rather than juice, you’re still getting the full nutritional benefit of each, including all of the fiber.
Shepherd’s Pie is a traditional pub dish. It’s made with lamb cubes, some vegetables, and a tomato-based sauce and topped with mashed potatoes and cheese.
A frittata—a thick omelet—makes a quick supper. It is perfect for a busy weekday meal. All you need are a few vegetables, some sausage or leftover cooked meat, and eggs and you can have your meal ready in 15 to 20 minutes.
Here's a fun twist on salsa that everyone will love at your next summer picnic or barbeque.
This creative potato salad is colorful and lower in carbohydrate per serving you're your standard potato salad because of the added nonstarchy veggies.
Here's a new twist on oatmeal instead of the usual sweet oatmeal dish. It makes a great breakfast for one!
Use this dressing for cold salads like potato or pasta salad. It goes perfectly with the Summer Squash and Purple Potato Salad.
Here's a quick weeknight dinner to enjoy with your family. Fish can make a great entrée when you are pressed for time since it cooks quickly, plus it's a great source of lean protein.
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