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Ladies and gentlemen, start your blenders! Allergy-friendly Smoothies have gone mainstream. You can find these tempting beverages in various guises at coffee shops, fitness centers and big-chain supermarkets. Yet, for the biggest nutritional windfall and to avoid calorie bombs with serious waistline repercussions, its best to whip up your own blender creations.
These Gluten-Free Crisp Zucchini Rounds meet all the requirements. They can be made in 25 minutes and require just five other easy-to-find ingredients. Theyre also versatile, equally wonderful as an appetizer or veggie side. As a bonus, zucchini is low in fat and calories and high in vitamins, making it a healthy choice.
When baking with fruit, pick those that give off a sweet perfume and are tender to the touch but not mushy. Select fruit with no brown spots or soft places on the flesh. Pears and peaches can ripen further on the kitchen counter but dont let them linger more than a few days. Fruits sweet scent can quickly turn to a fermented, yeasty odor, signaling that the fruit is nearly past its prime. Apples should be firm with only a slight fragrance, the crisper the better. Plums should be slightly soft. The same holds true for apricots. Theyre trickier to ripen at home; I often rely on dried apricots in my gluten-free recipes for this reason and because they add an intense sweetness that isnt always imparted by fresh apricots. If youre not able to bake when the fruit is ripe and ready, store it in the refrigerator to extend its life.
If you want to beef up your allergy-friendly smoothie with an extra shot of proteina good idea when gulping down breakfast or after a workoutconsider whirling in one of these gluten-free, soy-free and dairy-free powders.