Southwest Enchilada Black Bean Dip-Fritos Brand-Actually Looked At The Label...
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I'm a sucker for chips & dip!! Bought a can of Fritos Southwest Enchilada Black Bean Dip & didn't open it because I was sure it wouldn't be good for me, but then I looked at the label & a serving is just 30 calories and NO FAT!! Imagine my surprise!! Not everything Fritos makes is terrible for you. Had a serving of the dip with a serving of baked tortilla chips - a pretty good snack all-in-all!!
This dip had a nice spice to it. I think I was scared of this dip since I hadn't read the label or ingredients - which I know should be done before making the purchase. If I had only done so, I'd have been enjoying it much sooner & would probably be on can 3 or 4 right now.
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Beans are nutritious and digested slowly so it will cause only a gentle rise in blood sugar. Diabetics who eat lots of beans require less insulin to control blood sugar. Lots of beans...Black Beans, Black-eyed peas, Cannellini, Garbanzo, Fava, Great Northers, Kidney, Lentils, Navy, Pinto, Red beans, split peas, and mung beans. Mash some for a sandwich spead or as a stand in for cream cheese or sour cream in dips. Try garbanzo's and tuna or pea soup with turkey instead of bacon or ham.
Being from New Mexico, Frito Pies are huge staple in our diet. Being that Frito's are not that healthy, I substitute diced cucumber for the Frito's. This still allows for the crunch you get with Frito's (which also never goes soggy) without the sodium.
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