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Low-Fat Techniques for Easter and Passover Cooking

When purchasing meat, buy only the leanest cuts of beef, pork, lamb, and veal. Ask your butcher to help with your selections. Trim all visible fat from the meat before cooking. Fish is a good low-fat option to meat. The higher fat fish (bluefish, mackerel, salmon, tuna, etc.) are good sources of Omega-3 oils which […]

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Microwave Tips Part II

One of the main reasons that we like microwave cooking is that we can cook delicious meals with little or no fat. A 4-ounce (120 g) boneless, skinless chicken breast half cooks to juicy perfection in 2 to 2 1/2 minutes. Before cooking, rinse the chicken, blot with paper towels, sprinkle the chicken lightly with […]

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The Microwave and Diabetic Cooking

It’s estimated that nearly 95% of American households have a microwave oven, and about 15% of those have more than one. Yet, most of these ovens are only being used for defrosting, reheating, and popping popcorn. For the person who is trying to put delicious, low-fat meals on the table quickly, the microwave oven can […]

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Reducing Fat and Sugar in Your Holiday Baking

When you are cooking for someone with diabetes, it’s important that you rethink your favorite baking recipes in terms of reducing fat and simple sugars. This is particularly difficult at holiday time when the recipes that we use and love are steeped in family tradition. It’s simply a fact that Grandmother’s fruitcake, laden with dried […]

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Herbs – Delicious Way To Replace Salt

At the first sign of frost, it’s time to harvest the herbs in your garden and bring them inside to dry or freeze for later use. For people with diabetes and other restricted diets who are wanting to reduce their reliance on salt to flavor food, herbs are the answer. The best time to pick […]