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Tip# 26 - Try Delicious Bread Spreads

WOULD YOU BELIEVE: People add 8 grams of fat to their toast when they use two pats of butter. SOME FACTS: One pat of butter contains about 4 grams of fat which comprises 100% of its 36 calories. A quick and delicious way to avoid using this much fat in a snack or a meal is to use simple spreads on your breads, muffins, toast, or other forms of baked grains. They are convenient, easy to make, and widely available in the stores.read more..


Tip# 25: What Is Tempeh?

WOULD YOU BELIEVE: Tempeh is not a city in Arizona. SOME FACTS: Tempeh, a soy-based product, is another good substitute for meat. It is made from soybeans which are packed into flat patties and then lightly fermented so that the beany flavor of soybeans is eliminated and its gassiness is reduced. Tempeh can be used like gluten in .read more...


Tip# 24 Elipidate Your Stew

WOULD YOU BELIEVE: Beef stew can be up to 12 grams of fat per cup or 49% fat (by calories). (Armour® Star brand) SOME FACTS: Beef stews (with vegetables) are high in fat because beef is in general high in fat. An average cut of beef is 65% to 75% fat (by calories) and in the stewing process, much of the fat melts and permeates the sauce and vegetables with fat. read more...


Tip# 23 Whole Grain Breads

When was the last time you smelled the aroma of fresh baked bread? Can you imagine the sense of pride you would feel if you pulled a specially made loaf, just the right shade of golden brown, out of your own oven?Bread making by hand is easier than ever before, with newly processed forms of yeast and the availability of a better quality of whole grain flours. Whole wheat flour is especially easy to bake with.read more...


Tip# 22 Make Creamy Soup Without Cream

WOULD YOU BELIEVE: Cream of mushroom soup has 13 grams of fat per cup which makes up 59% of its calories. Cream of chicken soup can be as high a 194 calories and 13.6 grams of fat per cup and 63% fat from calories. (Chicken noodle soup is 66 calories and 2.2 grams per cup.) SOME FACTS: Cream soups are deceptively high in fat content. The problem comes with the cream in the soup base. .read more..


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