Budget Scrumptious Party Spread

Written by Janice Wee

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Cocktailsrepparttar toothpick

  1. Wash and slice a cucumber thickly then quarter it. Do not removerepparttar 149697 skin. Japanese cucumbers are best here. You might need 1 or 2 or even more cucumbers depending on how many guests you are inviting.
  2. Wash some blueberries and strawberries. Cut some ofrepparttar 149698 strawberries into slices andrepparttar 149699 rest ofrepparttar 149700 strawberries into cubes, for variety.

Yellow pineapples, red strawberries, blue blueberries and green skinned cucumbers provide your cocktail sticks with a pretty array of colors. Now you needrepparttar 149701 meats.

Sliced canned sausages, halved fishballs,  fried prawns, sweet meats, ham, cubes of spam, grilled mushrooms or whatever you fancy would do nicely.

  1. Get ready pretty plates to present your cocktail sticks in.
  2. Pokerepparttar 149702 toothpick into a berry, a slice of tomato, a pineapple cube or a cucumber piece. 
  3. Then pokerepparttar 149703 toothpick into
  • a halved fishball,
  • or a slice of sausage
  • or a folded piece of ham
  • or a slice of spam,
  • or a grilled mushroom
  • or a fried prawn
  • or a sweet meat

Get creative. Make interesting things like sail boats with these sticks.

For a sailboat,repparttar 149704 ham could berepparttar 149705 sail, half a fishball, sausage or a slice of strawberry could berepparttar 149706 boat. A berry, pineapple or cucumber in between adds color to that creation.

When you can, invest in a set of beautiful dinnerware. These can be used over and over again and are a worthwhile investment if you entertain often. You might want to consider floral dinnerware forrepparttar 149707 feminine touch or crystal dinnerware forrepparttar 149708 very classy elegant touch. Whatever you serve on expensive looking dinnerware looks even more lavish.

The writer is a webmaster of Buy Dinnerware . The original article is from Lavish spread on a budget

Weight Loss Recipe: Tuna Patties With Dill Sauce

Written by Kim Beardsmore

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1 (12 ounce) (350g) can white tuna packed in water, drained and finely flaked

3/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs

1/4 cup minced green onion

1 egg

1/2 cup skim milk

1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel

Lemon Dill Sauce:

1/4 cup nonfat chicken broth

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon dried dill


In large bowl, combine tuna, breadcrumbs, green onion, egg, milk, and lemon peel. With lightly floured hands, form mixture into patties. Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Cook patties, until golden brown on both sides, about 3 minutes per side.

Sauce: combine all ingredients in a small saucepan and heat over medium heat until warm. Add a small amount of flour and mix with a whisk to thicken sauce. Spoon sauce over tuna patties and serve.

Makes 4-6 Servings

Approximate Nutrients per serving:

Calories: 190

Total fat: 1

Saturated fat: 0 grams

Cholesterol: 72 mg

Sodium: 34 mg

Carbohydrate: 18 grams

Protein: 29 grams

Dietary fiber: less than 1 gram

Kim Beardsmore is a weight loss consultant whose business operates across 60 countries. This world renowned, medically approved program will give you results you'll love and all the support you need! Estimate your healthy body weight, tons of recipes, articles, free newsletter and more at http://weight-loss-health.com.au

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