But Mexican food is inherently unhealthful, right? They were escaping the revolution and whatnot. So they adapted their recipes to the ingredients they found and could afford in this country. Translation: lots of lard including, later, partially hydrogenated lard and very little of the traditional fresh vegetables and fruits and seafood that make up the bulk of interior Mexican cooking.
Anglos who visited Mexican restaurants would find a menu that centered on lots of cheese, fatty meats and fried foods, and the perception of Mexican food as a heart-attack-rolled-in-a-tortilla was born. Portion size also is paramount.
Delectable dishes made with high-quality ingredients can be so satisfying that smaller servings are sufficient. Our portions are between 50 and percent larger than what the French eat, for example. Almost any town of any size has at least one vegetarian restaurant.
Linda, a DaVita dietitian from Michigan, created Hawaiian Chicken Salad Sandwich, a kidney-friendly, high-protein sandwich that can bring you to a tropical state of mind wherever you are. This combination of mixed vegetables, beef and rice is tasty and filling and a definite keeper for the quick meal file. Most people hear "salsa" and automatically think tomato salsa, but really, salsa is a spicy sauce that can be created with any fresh vegetable or fruit that will make a tasty condiment.
For people on hemodialysis, high potassium tomatoes are out and low potassium pineapples are in with this recipe for Pineapple Salsa. This colorful combination of bell peppers and onions can be grilled together and served with a grilled protein source of your choice.
Flavorful, colorful and recommended on the dialysis diet, this kidney-friendly recipe for Grilled Multicolored Peppers and Onions is a great addition to a cookout.
Try the tangy kidney-friendly recipe for Lemonade or Limeade Base on your next picnic. Besides being delicious, berries are loaded with powerful antioxidants that help strengthen the immune system and ward off disease. Accordingly, the kidney-friendly recipe for Triple Berry Protein Parfait from Tennessee DaVita dietitian Jamie packs triple the health boost because it's made with blueberries, blackberries and strawberries.
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Preparation In a medium mixing bowl, combine the egg, onion, garlic, green chili peppers, cilantro, vinegar, chili powder, salt and ground red pepper. Add the ground pork or beef and mix well. Shape the mixture into eight equal-sized patties. Put a small amount of oil in skillet and preheat over medium heat.
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