Author: Dietplan-101

Bitter Melon Green Apple Juice-As Food or Medicine

  “Every time you eat or drink, you are either feeding disease or fighting it.” – Heather Morgan. Bitter Melon also known as bitter gourd has been long used as herbal medicine for type 2 diabetes. The fruit contains insulin-like compound known as polypeptide-p which has blood glucose-lowering effect. Bitter Melon and green apple juice is a healthy juice combination. Green apple is added to lessen the bitter taste of bitter melon, lemon to prevent fruit juice browning (oxidation). This fruit-vegetable juice is for those looking to lose excess weight naturally. Juicing is an extremely easy way to include...

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Low Carb Cauliflower White Rice Recipe

  Cauliflower rice is a great substitute to normal white rice which is high in carb. It is easy to prepare and you can serve it as white rice with other low carb dishes. Low Carb Cauliflower White Rice | Dietplan-101   Ingredients: 11 oz (310 g) cauliflower (cut into small pieces) 1 tbsp oil salt & pepper (to taste) Directions: 1 Put cauliflower pieces in food processor and pulse until it has the texture of coarse grain. 2 Preheat oil in a large skillet, add in cauliflower rice and season to taste with salt & pepper.   3 Cook...

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How to: Homemade Cool Whip Substitute

  Can’t find Cool Whip around the house? This homemade version is perfect substitute for your recipes or snacks. Although it is not 100 percent exact match, but this is a stabilized whipped cream recipe that can be used on most recipes that call for Cool Whip. This recipe requires only few simple ingredients and much healthier than store-bought. Tips: Keep unused portion refrigerated and best used within 3 days. Homemade Cool Whip Substitute | Dietplan-101 Ingredients: 1/4 cup water 1 tsp unflavored gelatin 1/2 tsp cream of tartar 1 3/4 cups whipping cream 3 tbsps fine granulated sugar...

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Homemade SPAM Recipe – Enjoy without Guilt! (with video)

  What is SPAM stands for? A popular belief says it means “SPiced hAM“, there are others who suggest that it is an acronym for “Shoulders of Pork and hAM“. Why Homemade SPAM? Store-bought SPAM is usually packed with lots of sodium (or salt), as well as sodium nitrite as a preservative. By making your own SPAM, you can adjust the amount of salt added to your desired saltiness. Also, there is NO preservative added to homemade SPAM, thus it is healthier. Since there is NO preservative, you should always store sliced homemade SPAM in freezer and consume within 1 or 2 months. Homemade SPAM Recipe...

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How to Sterilize Canning Jars in Microwave

  I am going to show a real quick and easy way to sterilize canning jars using microwave. No much prep or equipment is needed using this technique; instead of the usual sterilization using pressure cooker, oven or boiling method. (Click to watch video above)   Wash and clean all jars thoroughly before sterilization, as clean as you can get. Pop glass jars into microwave while keeping it wet (DO NOT dry the jars). Cook on max power for 60 seconds. Remove hot jars carefully and place it on clean towel to dry. The lids need to be sterilized...

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