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Learn to make tasty Nut Horns in ten easy steps

Learn to make tasty Nut Horns in ten easy steps


Ingredients for Dough:
Flour (all-purpose) 4 cups
Salt teaspoon
Vanilla 1 teaspoon
Margarine 1 cup
Egg yolks 3 numbers
Cream (sour) 1 cup
Yeast (dry) 1 package
Ingredients for Filling:
Egg whites 3 numbers
Sugar (granulated) 1 cup
Nuts (ground) 2 cups
Vanilla 1 teaspoon

Method of Preparation

Combine flour and salt together in a bowl and sift together. Disperse yeast over flour. Cut margarine into pieces and add. Make a pit in the middle of the flour mixture and pour beaten egg yolks, vanilla and sour cream. Knead well with fingers and make it smooth. Keep in refrigerator for one hour.

For filling, take beat egg whites in a bowl until stiff. Add sugar, nuts, and vanilla, mix well and set aside.After removing the dough from refrigerator make it into a ball and lay so as to resemble a thick pizza crust. Now cut the laid dough into 8 triangles.

Roll each triangle to make pie crust of 10 inch size and then cut into 8 triangles. Place to 1 teaspoon of filling at wide end, and roll to form crescent shaped rolls and pinch ends with fingers for sealing.

Place al the crescents over ungreased cookie sheets and bake at 375F for 15-18 minutes.

How Low Fat Recipes can make You Glow with Health?

How Low Fat Recipes can make You Glow with Health?

People interested in losing weight and taking healthy food will surely welcome low fat recipes at hand. There are many low fat recipes for vegetable and meat dishes bringing us a welcome relief from the usual daily menu. One may feel surprised whether following a low fat recipe will entail more effort in the kitchen and the grocery store.

Not Different From Normal Recipes

With the correct ingredients low fat recipe is similar to any normal recipe and dish that you can enjoy equally well. In other words if you opt to have ground beef, then choose extra lean or skinless chicken or rotisserie chicken already cooked. These sacrifices are easy to make to get the proper low fat diet. There is no danger in taking low fat diet as it will not throw out of gear ones life style or eating.

There are luckily, low fat recipes galore available and there is also no constraint in choosing any one. You can prepare as many dishes as you want. You can easily prepare low fat recipes as quickly as you deliver a cold pizza. Our idea of low fat recipes has changed since olden days when all fats were considered bad. With more knowledge we find that all fats are not bad and that there are good as well as bad fats and there is much difference between them. It is therefore of paramount importance to choose the good fats and avoid the bad ones.

A very good illustration of low fat recipe is the Pea and mint soup containing parsley which is much fragrant and which adds flavor to the dish. When served hot or cold, you can also top it with some low fat or fat free sour cream and mint springs and make it a very healthy and nourishing dish.

The long and short of it is that low fat foods are simple to prepare, nourishing and healthy. Use more vegetables {fresh, frozen, canned} fruits, and choose low fat or fat free dairy products. It is easy to use such ingredient and the results will be evident for all to see, experience and enjoy.

Tricks of Making Your Low Carb Recipes Exciting

Low carbohydrates diets like the Atkins diet and other, in spite of detractors, continue to be popular. A number of people have tried these low carb diets and there are varieties of low carb diets to either, lose weight and become slim or to have a change in life style. If you find it difficult to include low carb diets and recipes a few simple and complex ideas are described here.


A proper low carb recipe may not at all look like a real pizza but it gives you the taste of pizza with low carbs to deal with. Put together 4 oz. of cream cheese and 3 eggs till the mixture is smooth and then add 1/3 of a cup of heavy cream along with some oregano and Parmesan to taste. Decant this mixture in to a pan sprayed with non stick spray, top with sauce and pepperoni and bake. This will be closest to a regular pizza without using bread.


The base of many low carb recipes are, Tortillas, if you can adjust a little to the recipe. For every two cups of flour substitute one cup of soya flour cup of almond flour, and cup of vital wheat gluten to lessen the carbohydrates in your tortillas. This can be used for low carb recipes like tortilla chips, for frying or baking pieces of tortilla, for tacos, or even as a bread for a number of home made wraps.

Simple Reductions

There are some tricks for those who want to reduce carbs in daily diet. Think that your plate is divided in to quarters. Mostly, people fill half the plates with carb laden foods like breads as appetizers and other staples. Reduce this in to one quarter and fill the three quarters with meats and vegetables.

Another alternative is to switch over from simple carbs like those in white flour and white rice to complex carbs as in oats, brown rice and whole wheat flour.
All these things contain fiber and other complex carbs which do not digest easily and pass through the system instead of passing in to it. So if you want to take a pizza with out bread or you want to reduce but not eliminate carbs in your diet, there are innumerable ways for the introduction of low carb recipes in to your diet daily.

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