For the past 6 months I have been cooking with shirataki noodles instead of regular pasta. Depending on which shirataki noodle you get, they can be anywhere from 0 to 20 cal. per serving instead of the regular 200 cal per serving for regular pasta. They taste like any other pasta...especially love using them with the "Hungry Girl" recipe for the Fettuccine Alfredo and adding chicken or shrimp with tons of veggies!
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I'm not much of a fish lover, (other than salmon) so I was surprised to find a frozen entree that I like that includes fish. Lean Cuisine Parmesan Crusted Fish has a great flavor, isn't too fishy, and the side pasta is also delicious! It's also convenient for me to take to work for lunch.
Pasta & You...Blunt The Carbs..Diabetic Or Dietetic
Amino acids in protein help manage blood sugar. When eating pasta chose Dreamfield's Pasta which has 5 digestible carbs & always pair it with turkey or chicken meatballs. Add green beans, brocolli, even chickpeas to the pasta...you will think your getting more pasta. Remember to have only 2 ounces of pasta which is about the size of a quarter raw. Try Jennie O tukey sausage links in your pasta too, they are juicey and great tasting @ 160 calories a link.
Donate High fat, high sugar, high carb foods to a food bank
Clean out your pantry, fridge and freezer! Remove all baked goods, anything white or that says enriched, anything that contains more than 3 grams of sugar per serving. All rice, except Brown rice,all corn or beets as they turn quickly into sugar, all white sugar, brown sugar, honey, molasses, and corn syrup. No ketchup. No white pasta... Any canned soup which has lots of sodium. Make a commitment to yourself to lose weight. Dump any processed foods. Eat fresh vegetables and fruit
Make homemade soup it's lower in sodium Buy Smucker's sugar free jelly Buy Dreamfield's pasta which has only 5 digestable carbs for 2 ounces of pasta
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