I’ve posted about how it is hard it is to determine the real nutritional data for foods before. (Here is a past article about dueling labels on dairy products: http://carbwars.blogspot.com/2009/09/when-does-16-x-049-zero.html.) I do my best to check things out to be sure my information is correct, and I contact the companies if there is any question, just to be sure. When I first noticed that the net carb count on Mexican Style hominy was significantly lower than that for regular hominy (4 net in a 1/2 cup serving versus about…

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Here’s a potato-less side dish, just in time for your Fourth of July cookout. The recipe is adapted from one by Martha Hall Foose; hers is made with regular hominy and has 20 net grams of carbohydrate per cup; mine has 6.l grams. Have a great day!  Hominy Salad Ingredients: 1 can (29-ounces) Juanita’s or Teasdale’s Mexican-style hominy 2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese ¼ cup mayonnaise ¼ cup Greek-style, full-fat yogurt ½ cup chopped red bell pepper 4 green onions, chopped…

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