French Cooking Can Be Light Too
There are common misconceptions throughout cooking. One which is perpetuated all the time through recipe books and recipe book software is that French cooking is fattening. In fact, if you look you will find a lot of recipe cook books which concentrate on recette minceur. These will be recipes which recette four is mentioned in the recipe. These are the lighter version of the traditional French cuisine.
The great thing about the lighter cuisine is that it includes great recipes diabetics. These include recipes for diabetes 2 type and more. The same recipe for diabetics will be a great recipe for kids. This is because recipes for children all too often are loaded down with processed foods or tons of sugar. These recipes will help you to create something which will be from scratch and will be healthier for your children.
Here is a healthy and light French recipe:
2 cups quinoa
2 Tbs. Olive Oil
2 zucchinis, seeded, diced
2 tomatoes, seeded, cut in strips
1 green pepper, seeded, cut in strips
1 onion, cut in strips
2 cloves garlic, halved and crushed
Salt and pepper to taste
1. Combine quinoa with 4 cups of water or chicken stock and simmer until water is absorbed.
2. Sautee all vegetables in olive oil until tender.
3. Add quinoa into vegetables and reduce heat to low. Allow to cook an additional 5 minutes while stirring constantly to keep the mixture from sticking to the bottom of the pan.