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Oriental Sweet and Sour Vegetables

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Oriental Sweet and Sour Vegetables

If you’re a fan of mixed vegetables and stir fry here’s another healthy recipe.

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It has 0% saturated fat and has a very small amount of sodium and according to livestrong.com vegetables help regulate blood sugar levels making this a very good dish for diabetics.

 

Yield: 6 servings

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon light soy sauce (low sodium)
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 cup pineapple or orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch (for thickness)
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 pound frozen stir-fry vegetables (bag)

Preparation:

  1. Combine all ingredients except vegetables into bowl, mix and set aside.
  2. Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in skillet and add frozen vegetables. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until
    vegetables are crisp-tender.
  3. Add sweet and sour sauce and cook for another 2 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil.
  4. Serve immediately. This dish is great over brown rice.

sources: whatscooking.fns.usda.gov & livestrong.com

Belina C. Nernberg
Belina C. Nernberg
Belina Calderon-Nernberg is the CEO and founder of 1Heart Caregiver Services. Recently offering 1Heart franchise business opportunities to the public, Belina provided the vision, leadership, and direction that the company needed to achieve its goal of making a positive difference in the homecare industry. As her greatest accomplishment, the company is now equipped with the expertise to expand its business operations to different States in the U.S. Belina brings with her a corporate experience of 25 years, with 15 solid years of experience as CEO of an employment agency and a senior care service company in Southern California. Belina has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of St. La Salle, Philippines. She has been the recipient of several awards given to emerging leaders in business, community service, arts, and entertainment. She has also been honored as an Ambassador of Goodwill by the HiFi (Historic Filipinotown) Neighborhood Council. This title is bestowed to carefully selected Filipino-Americans who are persons of integrity who have the ability “to promote, reach out, influence and mobilize public interest and support of the ideals, values, principles, and programs of the Historic Filipinotown.

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