Debbie Herbst with Mercy Carthage part 1

Published 06/24 2014 08:12AM

Updated 06/24 2014 08:20AM

Debbie Herbst with Mercy Carthage will show us some gluten free recipe options.

BALSAMIC-GLAZED BEEF SKEWERS

To prevent wooden skewers from burning, soak them in water for 30 minutes before threading on the meat.—Carole Fraser, Toronto, ON

Start to Finish: 25 minutes Makes: 4 servings

¼ cup balsamic vinaigrette

¼ cup barbecue sauce

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1 beef top sirloin steak (1 pound), cut into 1-inch cubes

2 cups cherry tomatoes

In a large bowl, whisk vinaigrette, barbecue sauce and mustard until blended. Reserve ¼ marinade for basting. Add beef to remaining marinade; toss to coat.

Alternately thread beef and tomatoes on 4 metal or soaked wooden skewers. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly.

Grill skewers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 inches from heat 6-9 minutes or until beef reaches desired doneness, turning occasionally or until beef reaches desired doneness, turning occasionally and basting frequently with reserved marinade during the last 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 194 calories, 7 gram fat, 288 mg sodium, 7 gm carb, 1 gm

Counts as ½ carb choice

Adapted from: 2014 Healthy Cooking Taste of Home. 2014 RDA Enthusiast Brands LLC. 5400 S. 60th Street, Greendale WI 53129

TANGY MASHED POTATOES

Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 20 minutes Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:

2 pounds white potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 6 medium)

¾ cup reduced-fat plain yogurt

2 green onions, minced (or 4 Tbsp)

1 Tbsp butter

½ tsp salt

¼ tsp pepper

Place potatoes in large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain potatoes; mash with yogurt, onions, butter, salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts:

One serving=3/4 cup 115 calories, 2 gm fat, 216 mg sodium, 21 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm fiber, 3 gm protein

Counts as 1 ½ carb choices

Adapted from: 2011 Healthy Cooking Taste of Home. 2010 Reiman Media Group, Inc., 5400 S. 60th Street, Greendale WI 53129

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