Love creamy salad dressing, but hate the calories that come with it? Ask for your dressing on the side (or put in a bowl at home) and dip the edge of each lettuce leaf and veggie in it. You'll use a lot less, but get all the flavour!
Yogurt dips make excellent salad dressings! Lower in calories, plus they have protein.
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Full of antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins, these babies are beneficial to diabetics because studies suggest that artichokes help control blood sugar in those with diabetes.They also aid in digestion. 60 calories in one medium artichoke makes artichokes good for dieters. Canned can be drizzled with Olive Oil & lemon, rolled in breadcrumbs, & parm then baked 10 minutes, or make a dip, in salads, or in a sandwich to get the nutrirnts your body needs. Try Then Steamed Fresh!
Puree with Olive oil and fresh rosemary to make an easy dip!
Some vinegar in your diet may improve your blood sugar Nobumasa Ogawa, Ph.D., of Tokyo University in Tokyo, discovered that the acetic acid inhibits the activity of several carbohydrate-digesting enzymes, when vinegar is present in the intestines, some sugars and starches temporarily pass through without being digested, so they have less of an impact on blood sugar. Just two teaspoons of vinegar, taken with a meal, may help you keep better blood glucose control. See more info...
The easiest way to get the vinegar is by using an oil and vinegar salad dressing, vinaigrette dressings drizzled over steamed veggies, or whole wheat bread dipped in Olive Oil and vinegar
In full disclosure, my friends call me "Gidget" because I LOVE and collect kitchen Gadgets... But I absolutely LOVE my Vidalia Chop Wizard. Using the Chop Wizard I am able to make fresh mango salsa in less than 5 minutes. The most time consuming part is peeling and coring the Mango (if only they made a gadget....) The Chop Wizard uniformly and easily chops the peppers and mangos without having to manually cut the produce. 267
https://www.chopwizard.com/ Search: Fiesta Dip Mango Salsa in Spark Recipes for my recipe. :-)
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