Having two teenage boys and trying to stay on a diet can be impossible. I am really trying to reduce my carbs and I found this recipe on kalyn's kitchen blog. They loved it! Good for a phase 1 South Beach diet too.
This recipe is from a blog online. This dessert is very colorful (use your imagination for the colors that look good together). I recommend red, blue, yellow and green. Kids will love it! "Zaar wouldn't let me post 2 envelopes of unflavored gelatin (like Knox). The envelopes are .25 oz. each.
This dish is perfect for left-over turkey or chicken. I have used frozen corn kernels in the winter and my boys really love this spice of this. Serve with a salad or a green vegetable and you have a quick and easy meal.
Chayote is similar to squash and can be found in many supermarkets now. This dish is spicy and wonderful over rice. Fresh turmeric can be found in Asian markets. This recipe is from Indonesia and the shrimp turns a beautiful color.
This recipe is from Saveur. Preserving figs in citric acid ( I used lemon juice) and brandy helps prevent the growth of microorganisms in the fruit and boiling the mixture in canning jars produces an airtight seal. If you have leftover fig syrup when you are finished canning, strain and refrigerate it to drizzle over ice cream or to stir into iced tea. This recipe using a boiling water bath for canning. There are many good instructional sites on Recipezaar if you are unfamiliar with this type of canning.