Kitchen Hint of the Week!

October 29, 2019 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Low Fat Cooking Hints…………..

* Remove the skin from poultry. (You can do so after cooking, since the meat doesn’t absorb much of the fat.)
* For the leanest option when preparing ground meat recipes, ask your butcher to grind skinned, boneless turkey or chicken breast.
* Use Canadian-style bacon. Ounce for ounce, it has 116 fewer calories than regular bacon.

Kitchen Hints of the Day!

January 31, 2019 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Low-Fat Cooking Tips……..

* To mimic the flavor and creaminess of sour cream, use buttermilk instead. It’s as low in calories and fat as 1-percent milk.

* Substitute reduced fat cheeses for full-fat ones, and cut the amount you use

* Always remove the skin from your poultry and trim the fat from your meats

* Use low-fat yogurt, low-fat milk, evaporated skim milk or cornstarch instead of cream in sauces or soups.

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

February 23, 2017 at 6:23 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Low Fat cooking…….

 
A Low Fat cooking tip – Stir-fry your vegetables in broth. Chicken, beef or vegetable broth give your vegetables a great flavor, and using broth instead of oil really cuts down on the fat.

What You Need to Know About Fats

August 15, 2014 at 5:26 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Some great tips on What You Need to Know About Fats, from the Diabetic Living On Line website.

 

 

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What You Need to Know About Fats
In the past, eating low-fat seemed the way to go. Now experts say it’s fine to eat a bit more fat, but be sure to eat more good fats and less bad fats. We explain which fats fall into each category and why.

 
The Skinny on Fats
After some years of recommending that you rein in your fat-gram count to no more than about 30 percent of your calories, the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans, along with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Institute of Medicine, recommend you get 20–35 percent of your total daily calories from fat. If you were to eat about 1,500 calories a day, that would equate to 33–58 grams of total fats per day. Each serving of fat or oil, such as a teaspoon of butter, mayonnaise, or salad dressing, is roughly 5 grams of fat. Keep in mind that some of the fat you eat comes from what you put in and on foods, while other fat comes from what’s already in foods, such as meats, cheeses, and dairy foods…….

 
GOOD FATS: Monounsaturated Fat – Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Olive oil is one of the richest sources of monounsaturated fat, which has long been known to help improve cholesterol levels and prevent cardiovascular disease. But that’s not all. Olive oil is also rich in antioxidants and other phytonutrients that may help fight inflammation, high blood pressure, and cancer……

 
* Click the link below to get all the tips

 
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/food-to-eat/nutrition/what-you-need-to-know-about-fats?sssdmh=dm17.752263&esrc=nwdlo080514

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