Mexican beans

Mexican beans

Ingredients(6 servings) 3 cups dried borlotti beans 2 middle bacon rashers, rind removed, chopped (optional) 2 garlic cloves, peeled 2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped 1 small brown onion, finely chopped 2 teaspoons paprika ½ cup roughly chopped fresh coriander leaves Extra diced tomato, fresh coriander leaves and sliced green onions, to serve Method Rinse beans…

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“The higher food ranks on the GI table, the more substantial the effect on your blood sugar levels.” The food you eat influences the hormones your body releases, which can lead to fat storage. Foods that are high in simple sugars are digested and absorbed quickly. These foods are also known as high glycemic foods.…

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