The first rule of healthy eating woman
- Eat small meals 5-6 times a day. This will allow you to stretch the stomach, which should not be either completely empty or crowded.
- The basic amount of food should fall to breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. Dinner – the easy, no later than 20-00. Generally, a break between dinner and breakfast shall be 12 hours. Your stomach will thank you for it.
The second rule of healthy eating woman
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Though shrimp is higher in cholesterol than most meat and poultry, it’s lower in fat and saturated fat. And fat, not cholesterol, has the greatest effect on blood cholesterol. Shrimp also has omega-3 fatty acids, a type of fat that’s good for your heart.
2/3 cup dried chickpeas (garbanzos), picked over and rinsed, soaked overnight, and drained
3 cups water
2 cloves garlic
1 bay leaf
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sliced green (spring) onion
2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (fresh coriander)
1 teaspoon ground cumin
Rinse shrimp in cold water. Pat dry with a paper towel and set aside on a plate.
To make the marinade, whisk together the tomato paste, water and oil in a small bowl. Add garlic, chili powder and oregano. Mix well.
Using a brush, spread the marinade (it will be thick) on both sides of the shrimp. Place in the refrigerator.
Prepare a hot fire in a charcoal grill or heat a gas grill or broiler (grill). Away from the heat source, lightly coat the grill rack or broiler pan with cooking spray. Position the cooking rack 4 to 6 inches from the heat source.
Put the shrimp in a grill basket or on skewers and place on the grill. Turn the shrimp after 3 to 4 minutes. The cooking time varies depending on the heat of the fire, so watch carefully.
Transfer to a plate and serve immediately.
|Serving size: 8 shrimp
A side dish that can also masquerade as a stuffing!
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 cup fresh chopped onion
1/2 cup fresh chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped red bell peppers, or green (optional)
1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced (or 1 4 ounce can, drained)
1 cup Barley, pearl
2 1/2 cup water
1 Bouillon, beef, powdered, cube, or chicken (or 1 tsp bouillon granules)
Place a medium pan over medium heat; add vegetable oil, onion, and celery. Cook, stirring often until onion is soft.
Add bell pepper (if using), mushrooms and pearl barley. Stir well.
Add water and bouillon and stir to dissolve bouillon. Bring to a boil, lower heat and cover pan.
Cook for 50 to 60 minutes or until barley is tender and liquid is absorbed.
This can be used as a side dish, as a stuffing for pork chops or chicken, or by adding 2 cups of any chopped, cooked meat during the last 15 minutes of cooking, as a main dish. You may also use quick-cooking barley: reduce water to 2 cups and cook 10 to 15 minutes.
Fresh asparagus sauteed with almonds and lemon!
1 1/2 lb asparagus spears, fresh, small
1 tbsp margarine
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
1 pinch salt and pepper (or to taste)
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Steamed asparagus with a lemon-dijon dressing!
2 lb Asparagus, fresh, trimmed
3 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 tsp dijon mustard
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp table salt
4 tbsp bread crumbs, toasted
6 fresh cherry tomatoes, halved
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