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Meatless Monday August , 2014 tips

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Corn

Corn can be used in meals or stand alone. Try some grilled corn on the grill. Corn can be grill in the husk, just place it on the

grill. Corn can be ready in about 20 minutes. So Yummy! Try adding a cup of corn to your morning pancakes. Cornbread is

my favorite with corn, onion and garlic baked inside. So Yummy! Cook some polenta just as instructions on pack add a cup of

corn and cheese. Serve this with cabbage and biscuits. Some other tasty dishes such as: mashed potatoes, garlic butter and

corn, chilli and corn, peas and corn.

Benefits of corn

Corn is a good source of fiber. Antioxidants Phytonutrients:

Beta carotene

Caffeic acid

Coumeric acid

Ferulic acid

Lutein

Corn has been mentioned as a cardio risk reducing nutrient. Some of the nutrients in corn contain angiotensin-1 converting

enzyme to help lower high blood pressure (whfoods.org). This high fiber food helps to lower colon cancer risks.

Recipe

2 cups chopped lettuce

1 cup cooked corn

½ cup tomato

1 teaspoon onion

¼ cup red beans

Italian dressings

Instructions

Mix and top with dressing. Yummy!

Cornbread

Ingredients

1 cup corn meal

1 cup flour

½ teaspoon baking powder

2 eggs

1 cup buttermilk

2 tablespoons oil

1 cup corn

½ teaspoon crushed garlic

½ stick butter

Instructions

Preheat oven 375.

Mix all ingredients except butter and leave slightly lumpy.

Add some oil to and 8 inch square pan.

Pour in batter and bake 30 to 40 minutes.

Use a fork to make hole in bread when done.

Place a 1/2 stick butter or margarine on top to melt.