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Fat Flush Sour Pickles Recipe

Try this sour pickle recipe to help you reduce your fat intake and lose weight.
By Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., C.N.S.
January/February 2003
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This Fat Flush Sour Pickles recipe makes a great snack between meals.
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One of my premiere Fat Flush secrets is this: when you crave something sweet, satisfy that craving with something sour. And what better than these oh-so-easy homemade pickles. These are a great snack between meals, and they can be used sliced in salads and for burgers. SERVES 4

• 8 cucumbers, cut into spears
• 1 cup apple cider vinegar
• 1 clove garlic, minced
• 2 teaspoons fresh dill
• Dash of turmeric

1. In a medium bowl, blend the cucumbers, vinegar, garlic, dill, and turmeric.

2. Cover, refrigerate for at least 6 hours, and enjoy.


Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., C.N.S., is one of the foremost nutritionists in the United States. She is the author of The Fat Flush Plan (McGraw Hill, 2001), Eat Fat, Lose Weight (Keats, 1999), and Why Am I Always So Tired? (Harper San Francisco, 1999)

Click here for the main article, Spices and Herbs to Lose Weight.








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