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Push That Tush -- Amchoor Powder

Saturday, March 02, 2013

Here is a butterfly that looks like she carries her own daisies.

AFTER A WHILE @1971 by Veronica A. Shoffstall
is my favorite poem

Live in the present, with your eyes open,
appreciate the moments knowing things can and do change...
So learn from everything life throws at you.
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1) What new habit do I wish to develop?
I'm still looking to diminish the salt in my diet.

2) How will I do that? An Indian friend introduced me to amchoor is a powder made from dried unripe green mangoes. It has a delicious honey-like fragrance and a sour fruity flavor. Amchoor is used in curries, chutneys, pickles, and stir-fries, both with vegetables and with meats. It has a slight tenderizing effect in meat dishes. Use this powder to add a fruit flavor without adding moisture, or as a souring agent. He sauteed some cabbage with it and the taste was great...a little like pickled cabbage.

3) What am I doing to encourage myself and keep on track? I'm checking my sodium levels on the tracker.... and I'm doing okay
getting more and more used to less and less salt.
Going to try amchoor powder when I sautee my veggies.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
LOSTLIME 3/5/2013 11:03AM

    Thanks for sharing the poem. It is beautiful!

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WALLAHALLA 3/4/2013 1:21PM

    and here i thought you were just trying to say "arm chair" with your cheeks puffed full emoticon

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PATRICIAANN46 3/3/2013 6:13PM

  Hi Sheryl..........
I emoticon your favorite poem. I am going to make a copy for myself.
And.......... emoticon for the Amchoor Powder suggestion. Do you think I could find it at Whole Foods?
Have a good "Rest of your Sunday."

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BUTEAFULL 3/3/2013 2:00PM

    never heard of amchoor powder thanks for the introduction

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KANOE10 3/3/2013 11:19AM

    Thanks for the info on amchoor powder. I am going to look for it!

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TANYA602 3/3/2013 11:08AM

    We don't salt our foods, but are always looking for new ways to add flavor. Thank you for the tip! And good luck with this new habit! I'd be interested in the follow up to how you are using the Amchoor Powder

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CHESAKAT41 3/3/2013 11:00AM

    Great poem - salt not a problem for me, but I am still aware of it...

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TRISTAROSE 3/3/2013 8:12AM

    Beautiful poem .... emoticon

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DJSHIP46 3/3/2013 8:12AM

    Loved the poem and the idea of using Amchoor Powder for a salt substitute. Thanks for sharing :) Donna

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GINA180847 3/3/2013 6:50AM

    Lovely poem! These are all things I must learn to store up for when I am alone. Right now I just depend so much on my husband for confirmation and completion and I know the day will come again when it will be just me and I'd better be ready and happy about it.

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WORLDSERIES11 3/3/2013 3:05AM

    That's one of my favorite poems too! emoticon

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COCK-ROBIN 3/3/2013 1:27AM

    Sounds good. Thanks for the tip. I'm going to try some.

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MICKEYH 3/3/2013 12:28AM

    For me, mostly using lime for exchange of salt.

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TERRI289 3/3/2013 12:00AM

    Love the blog love that butterfly!!! emoticon

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SHRINK71 3/2/2013 11:18PM

    Cool... Curious to see how that goes!

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SIMOFDIM 3/2/2013 10:32PM

    I learned something! Thanks! And good luck!

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LINDAK25 3/2/2013 10:24PM

    Love the poem, thanks. Ditching the salt is a great idea! Enjoy the amchoor powder.

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MEADSBAY 3/2/2013 10:22PM

    amchoor- I am going to looook for that!

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ARTJAC 3/2/2013 10:16PM

    emoticon emoticon

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THECRAZYMANGO 3/2/2013 10:08PM

    And where would a crazy mango get some to try out, too? We can compare notes :)

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ANYVAR54 3/2/2013 9:17PM

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DALID414 3/2/2013 9:11PM

    The poem is beautiful! Thanks for sharing it.

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CHACHAOREO 3/2/2013 8:37PM


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    wow, that poem is amazing. So deep and mature. It makes me ashamed of my favorite poem. LOL.

That amchoor powder sounds great!

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MALEXANDER4 3/2/2013 8:29PM

    Your going to succeed just one day at a time. We got this.

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