Balsamic vinegar (especially aged vinegar) has a great flavor that intesifies and sweetens when you reduce it. Bring a small pan of balsamic vinegar to a boil and then simmer until it thickens. When it coats the back of a spoon, it's done. It makes a great salad dressing or veggie dip and is extremely low calorie!
If it's too tart or strong for you, you can dissolve a bit of sugar in the vinegar as it's heating; however, I prefer just straight vinegar.
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Buy something "gourmet" for yourself! It can be a neato kitchen tool, nice balsamic vinegar, truffle salt (expensive, but worth it!), or anything else that's healthy, exciting, and new. Treats don't have to come with calorie price tags!
I put a few drops of expensive aged balsamic vinegar on every veggie. Deliciouso!
There are many different types of vinegar: white distilled vinegar, apple vinegar, cider, red wine vinegar, balsamic, rice, rice wine, raspberry, pineapple, and maybe other flavors. Adding a little vinegar to your diet may help you feel full longer! Diabetics who consume vinegar at bedtime may experience lower blood sugar levels when they wake up & it can also reduce the level and the rate at which blood sugar rises after eating.
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