|Top sirloin steak, cut into 1- to 2-inch cubes||½ pound|
|Hoisin sauce||¼ cup|
|Asian chili sauce||1 teaspoon|
|Freshly ground black pepper||½ teaspoon|
|Metal skewers, or wooden ones, soaked in water for at least 20 minutes||4|
|Red bell pepper, cut into 1- to 2-inch squares||1|
|Scallions, cut into 2-inch long strips||4|
- Combine beef, hoisin sauce, chili sauce, and black pepper in a large resealable plastic bag. Marinate 30 minutes to overnight.
- Preheat broiler to high heat. (Alternatively, a grill may be used.) Thread skewers, alternating beef, bell pepper, and scallions.
- Broil skewers 5-7 minutes, or until desired degree of doneness is achieved.
3 lean meats; 1 starch; 1 fat
Side Suggestions: Sesame Zucchini
Heat 2 teaspoons canola oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 zucchini, sliced into 2-inch by ½-inch strips, and sauté 4 minutes. Add 1 minced garlic clove, 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce, and 1 teaspoon hoisin sauce, and cook 1 minute. Sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon sesame seeds and serve. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 68 calories; 5 g carbohydrate; 2 g protein; 5 g fat (0.5 g sat); 1.5 g fiber; 223 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1 vegetable; 1 fat.
|Serving Size||½ of recipe|
|Saturated Fat||6 g|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g|
Many medical groups felt that early exposure to certain foods like peanuts increased a child's risk of developing food allergies. However, newer research including this trial suggest that early exposure may actually decrease the risk of developing food allergies.
Breastfeeding May Decrease the Risk of Childhood Obesity
Tonsillectomy May Reduce Number of Sore Throat Days in Children
Research Review Finds Little Support for Nearly Half of Medical Talk Show Recommendations