Tzatziki Sauce

tzatziki-sauce

Tzaziki sauce is refreshing and low in fat. I would highly recommend that you seed the cucumber before mixing into the sauce to avoid excess liquid and only use fresh squeezed lemon juice. Bottled lemon juice contains Sulfur Dioxide (also known as sulfites). This chemical is common in our food supply and used as a preservative to prevent the discolouration of fruit, as an anti-microbial for wine, in frozen pizza dough and pie crust, and in the case of lemon juice, to prevent it from rotting. Some of the ugly truths about Sulfur Dioxide are,

  • It is used to decolourize paper and cloth, as a bleaching agent and to treat chlorinated wastewater prior to release.
  • Sulfur dioxide blocks nerve signals from the pulmonary stretch receptor, which is precisely why it mimics asthma-like symptoms. To make matters worse, it also inhibits your lungs from over-inflating, which is why you feel like you can’t take full deep breaths when exposed to sulfites.
  • Sulfur dioxide emissions are a precursor to acid rain which kills fish and stimulates the overgrowth of algae.
  • It is the poisonous gas emitted by volcanic eruptions.
  • Coal and petroleum burn off often contain sulfur compounds.
  • These types of sulfur compounds are harmful to the environment, plant and animal life.

Need I say more? Fresh is definitely best!

Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

By kimmy Published: March 10, 2015

  • Yield: 6 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins

Calories: 45 | Fat: 4g | Protein: 4g | Carbs: 2g | Fibre: 0g | WW Points: 1

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Grate cucumber, strain and sprinkle with salt. Let sit for 10–15 minutes and then squeeze out the liquid.
  2. Mix all ingredients in a medium bowl and chill until serving.
By | 2015-03-10T14:53:07+00:00 March 10th, 2015|Condiments, Dinner, Recipes|

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Hello and thanks for popping by! My name is Kim and I love to cook low carbs recipes, desserts, salads and soups. I am always on the hunt for new recipes to make over. My husband Paul was diagnosed with slow onset Type 1 diabetes (LADA) over 5 years ago so we were forced to change the way we did things when it came to cooking. We have always been a healthy and active family. I play soccer, we both run 3-4 times per week and walk 5km most week days after dinner. Our kids play soccer and rugby and are no strangers to a healthy lifestyle. Spending time in the kitchen is always time well spent in my humble opinion and I love to share my cooking successes with you here. There may be hiccups along the way but we keep going and I hope our passion for food translates to your kitchen. Feel free to explore and remember to check us out on Face Book, Twitter, Instagram and Flickr.

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