Content tagged "Low-Fat"

Lemon and Blueberry Charlottes

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Jul 16, 02:29 PM in and . No comments.

Sitting here on a cold and rainy day and thinking of comfort foods? Feel like a pudding? Its always a good idea to include fruit in your puddings. That way you can at least ensure your treat is also packed with a few good vitamins. Charlottes can be served hot or cold. Individual portion sizes, using individual ramekins, are good for portion control if you are watching your weight.

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Which diet is the best for Type 2 Diabetes?

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Mar 20, 01:43 PM in . Comments [2].

It’s quite difficult to know which diet to follow for controlling blood glucose and for weight loss in those with Type 2 diabetes. The most recent dietary guidelines for managing diabetes emphasise weight loss and preventing cardiovascular complications but make no specific recommendation about which weight loss diet to try or, indeed what level of carbohydrate is best for controlling blood sugars. So how do people know which the best diet is for them?

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Roasted Chicken with thyme, red onions and butternut squash

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Dec 5, 11:24 AM in . No comments.

One of the things Ive never been able to get quite right is the perfect roast chicken. This is a cheat’s roast chicken, using chicken pieces that works every time and comes out looking fabulous and tasting great. You can reduce the fat content by making sure you choose skinless chicken pieces (or ask your butcher). A lovely meal for the evening or as a sunday lunch.

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Coconut Rice Pudding

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Nov 25, 10:43 AM in . No comments.

I love rice pudding and its such an easy dessert to make. It can be eaten hot or cold and is a good high calcium treat. I usually sprinkle cinnamon on my rice pudding but coconut can make it just that much more special. And here’s the best bit…its really low in fat. Using very low fat milk can make the world of difference to the nutritional composition. Tastes great too!

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A Healthier Christmas Pudding

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Nov 14, 03:01 PM in and . Comments [2].

Love christmas pudding but trying to go low-fat?
Here is a great low fat pudding that can be cooked up to a month before the big day. Keep it stored in an airtight container and heat up on Christmas day, or if you are like me and don’t have any room for pudding after the Christmas meal…..on Christmas evening.

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