Contributed by: NAPSA
Adventures In Flavor: Exploring The New Food Pyramid
(NAPSA) - If you're not sure just what the new USDA guidelines and food pyramid entail, you have lots of company. In a recent survey conducted by California Olive Industry, only 27 percent of the respondents described their knowledge of the new pyramid as "good."
Making that change doesn't have to be complicated. Nor does eating healthier have to be bland. The new Dietary Guidelines describe a healthy diet as one that:
The USDA recommends that you get most of your fats from fish, nuts and vegetable oils such as olive oils, which have "good" monounsaturated fats.
To demonstrate just how flavorful the new Food Pyramid can be, the California Olive Industry offers this simple recipe, rich in vegetables and the healthy fats found in fish and olives. Olives have no cholesterol and no trans fats.
To view healthful California Black Ripe Olive recipes, you may visit www.CalOlive.org. The Web site is searchable by either "Type" to view various entrees like fish for a particular diet need, or "Ingredient" so you can use what's already in your refrigerator.
Heat oil in a large saucepot over medium heat. Add yellow onions and cook for 2 to 3 minutes until softened. Stir in zucchini, jalapenos and garlic and continue cooking for 2 more minutes until lightly browned.
Pour in fish stock and tomatoes and bring to a boil. Add snapper, cover and simmer over low heat for 10 minutes. Stir in California Ripe Olives, cilantro and lime juice. Season to taste with salt. Serve hot.
Serving Size: Makes 4 Servings
Nutritional Information: Per Serving: Calories 283, Fat 9g, Cholesterol 53mg, Sodium 514mg, Carbohydrate 14g, Protein 35g, Calories from fat 30%.
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