Monday, December 3, 2007

Low Cholesterol Recipes

Although cholesterol has great significance in our body functioning, especially in the area of hormone development, protecting cellular walls or forming nerve sheaths; but too much production of cholesterol certainly leads to experience a wide range of life threatening complications. But only making few changes in our daily recipes, we can actually keep ourselves safe from any hazards. This article focuses on providing its readers an outline for low cholesterol recipes. You can have them in your breakfast table, in lunch time or in dinner.

Actual Cornbread

This is one of the easy-to-prepare low cholesterol recipes that contains absolutely zero cholesterol and zero (0%) saturated fat, whereas it is rich with proteins, fibers, vitamins and minerals. If you like to have it for you in the breakfast, then start your journey with half cup of creamed corn along with one fourth cup of whole wheat flour. Well, you may add salt in whichever quantity your taste permits, but generally speaking, one teaspoon will do everything.
Now mix all of the ingredients in a microwave safe bowl very well. When you find the mixture very smooth, put it in microwave for one minute, however, this time slightly varies depending on the type of microwave. You should carefully observe the pattern of color change and also whether it becomes little fluffy. Not necessarily you need to make it very fluffy, but you should be careful that it is not liquefied. The taste is wonderful, and the food is healthy too. It is one of the ideal low cholesterol recipes for you if you have high blood cholesterol or if you are suffering from obesity problem.

Taramasalata

While we are talking about cornbread, we should not restrict ourselves discussing about Taramasalata, a Greek and Turkish dip. It is really very easy to prepare and it will be really tough for you to forget its unbeatable delicious flavor once you dip your cornbread into it.
So let us begin our preparation of Taramasalata, an one of the ideal low cholesterol recipes, with 1 medium sized potato, 2 tablespoon of mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon of organic olive oil and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. You may add salt and pepper according to your taste. Now wash the potato thoroughly. Put it to microwave and keep it there for 5 minutes or less. You may now peel off the potato and keep it in a bowl. Then use a fork to crush it up fully and mix mayonnaise with it. Blend it thoroughly. Mix olive oil with it. Again blend it extremely well. Now mix salt and pepper to your taste. Your very own Taramasalata is ready.

But wait until you garnish it a bit. Put your Taramasalata in a serving plate and place sliced cucumber and red pepper around of it. Still looks something missing? Well, place a mint or cherry on its top, whatever you like most.

This is perfect as a dip with your cornbread and also for raw vegetables. It contains only 1% cholesterol, 7% carbohydrate and 9% dietary fiber. It is also rich in vitamins and minerals. No need to say, if you have your cornbread dipped in Taramasalata, it will definitely help you manage your cholesterol level. Indeed, this is one of the best low cholesterol recipes.
Homemade Wine

When you are sitting on your balcony and watching the greens all around, a glass of wine in hand can certainly be a great addition to style and serenity. If it is made up at your own home with absolute zero cholesterol, rich in protein and carbohydrate with a total fat level less than 13%, it definitely feels like you are holding a piece of vast blue sky within your palm.
So let us start moving to prepare this one of the low cholesterol recipes by combining ¼ ounce of active dry yeast, 4 cups of sugar, and 12 ounces of frozen juice concentrate. You are just free to add any flavor but citrus or thawed according to your preference. Put all the ingredients in a sterilized gallon jug and then add three and half quarts of cold water into it. Shake the jug very frequently so that all the ingredients may blend with each other very nicely. Place a rinsed balloon with small needled hole on the top of the jug. Within a day, the balloon starts to expand and within 6 weeks of span it will be ready to drink.

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