Enjoy This Low Fat Garlic Bread with No Guilt

That spaghetti just seems lonely without garlic bread. But this garlic bread is still claimed to be unhealthy because of its ingredients.

Namely, this type of food consists simply of bread and garlic.

Health benefits of garlic and its incredible importance for one's well being need no introduction, aside from the fact that it's delicious.

However, the bread part is often questioned and doubted when it comes to healthy qualities. All this food provides is excessive intake of carbohydrates, making us overweight in time.

And there’s butter. Although butter has its own, highly pleasant taste, it is notorious for its excessive calorie value. This ingredient, combined with white bread, guarantee your increase in body weight.

Knowing all the negative aspects of the current ones, it is not so hard to think about any ingredient replacements which would make this snack healthier. Instead of butter, you can use olive oil. It is much less caloric and possesses valuable omega 3 fatty acids. Finally, make sure you use fresh garlic since it is the healthiest in that condition. And the bread? Replace it with a healthier one.
Below homemade garlic bread recipe is a real treat. Simple to make, a real time saver and yet healthier.

Ingredients
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 garlic clove
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
3 medium slices sourdough bread

Instructions

Step 1
Preheat oven to 180°C. Place olive oil, garlic and parsley in a food processor and blend roughly to make a paste.

Step 2
Spread a thin layer of paste on bread slices. Place on a baking tray and toast in the oven for five minutes or until golden.

Making all these simple re-adjustments to your beloved garlic bread will make you healthy and happy. Nevertheless, bear in mind that portion size does matter. Eat smaller portions more frequently and enjoy all the benefits this garlic bread can offer!!

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