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Thinking Small for Big Flavor - Increasing Surface Flavor of Foods

When cooking salt and oil/fat free, we need to expose as much surface area of the items we cook as possible.

The more surface areas we have available, the more flavors and seasonings our food is able to hold and absorb. 115 more words

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Vinegars to the Rescue!

The no sodium,  no fat diet can seem pretty bleak at first.  What is food without salt?  In a lot of Asian countries, they say that without MSG they can’t eat anything at all, even in poor 3rd world areas. 266 more words

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Lowest-Sodium Soy Sauce?

Most Premium Soy Sauce contains 770-1200 miligrams of sodium per tablespoon.

Light or Reduced Sodium Soy Sauces can actually contain more sodium that the full sodium in other brands, between 570-900. 189 more words

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CHICKEN FRAJITAS

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 lbs. chicken, cut into strips
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin…
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TORTILLA AND RICOTTA LASAGNA

THIS RECIPE WAS FOR A PIE BUT THERE WAS TOO MUCH FILLING AND IT WOULD HAVE MADE A MESS IN  MY NEWLY CLEANED OVEN SO-O-O-O I MADE IT INTO LASAGNA… 164 more words

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Sweet Breakfast #1

Addicted to sweet morning cereal but you worry the can be bad for you?(they are, they are!)

In addition to simple oats, Quinoa is also a very versatile cereal-like food ( it’s actually a “pseudo-cereal”). 163 more words

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8 Healthy and Refreshing Smoothie Recipes

On a warm summer morning, do you really want a hot breakfast? We didn’t think so! The perfect alternative is a cold, refreshing smoothie. Smoothies are a great way to get many nutrient dense foods into one delicious tasting beverage. 143 more words

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