Chef Tim Says....
We have been reviewing convenience foods here at Dr. Gourmet for a few years. The idea began because my patients talked about eating Lean Cuisine meals. I will admit that at the time I hadn't had a frozen meal in longer than I could remember. Mind you, I love to cook and a lot of folks don't. Likewise, I work to make time to cook because I know that it's the way to living well and living longer.
O.K., that's me but you may be different. You may not like to cook every day or may not feel you have the time. So I took this to heart and we began testing a lot of different convenience foods. Most of these are frozen meals like Lean Cuisine. We've now tasted and reviewed over a hundred such meals and some are pretty darn good and others pretty darn terrible. Convenience Foods
Stews are great. It's just that simple. You can throw it all in a pot, put the pot on to cook and two hours later you have dinner. The great thing is that this is so versatile and this is typified by the fact that every culture has hundreds of stew recipes.
Most folks think that stews are not healthy but this really isn't the case. Start with lean meats like top round, flank steak or bottom round. Trim the excess fat carefully before starting the stew and you'll end up with a dish that's not greasy and great for you.
This recipe is low in sodium (salt) and is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users, those who are sensitive to gluten and those who are lactose intolerant. Those with GERD / Acid Reflux should avoid it.
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