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Spelt / Spiroulina Spaghetti Aglio Olio...Delicious Diabetic Pasta

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Spirulina is a food supplement. We are lucky that somebody in Europe (and why not the Italians) has thought of making spaghetti for diabetics out of Spelt and Spirulina.  Spelt flour has saved the day for us high blood pressured diabetics!! Here is a nice recipe which I would certainly recommend to gluten intolerant readers who feel like eating spaghetti....and by the way Spelt in Italian is Farro and in Greek, Zeas found in Organic shops.

Chinese Style Pork Chops

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It is good to have something different every once in a while. These days my taste buds have gone East! With the Curry and the Soy Sauce and all.

We were having something simple yesterday: Pork Chops and Broccoli: Here is how it went:

Black Eyed Peas And Cauliflower Vindaloo Curry.

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I don't know what is wrong (or right) with me these days but I have the "hots" for curries!! Always, of course, staying on the main principles of my losing weight plan.

Today I fixed black eyed peas with crunchy cauliflower florets. They were excellent. Here's how....





Chicken Tikka.

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According to Mridula Baljekar's cookbook for "Curry Lover's", the word tikka refers to the use of boneless, skinless cubes of chicken breast. This term really cannot be used for the cooking of other types of meat even if they are cooked and prepared in the same way.  Strictly speaking it should be cooked in a Tandoor, the traditional Pakistani / Indian clay oven buried in the ground....