Our Best Potluck Recipes

May 31, 2014 at 5:34 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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It maybe Potluck, but it still can be healthy and delicious! It’s all from the Diabetic Living On Line website.

 
Our Best Potluck Recipes
We’ve gathered a list of our most popular crowd-pleasing recipes! These desserts, main dishes, and appetizers are perfect for Diabetic living logopotlucks.

 
Green Beans with Peppers and Pineapple
This low-carb side dish is both tasty and striking. Our unique green bean recipe incorporates fresh pineapple and lime for a summery spin on the potluck classic….

 

 

Blackberry Salad with Feta
Looking for a head-turner? Bring this gorgeous blackberry salad. Loaded with antioxidants and packing just 11 grams of carb per serving, the unique side dish is sure to impress….

 

 
Turkey-Vegetable “Sushi”
These sushi-inspired pinwheels have just six ingredients and are fun to eat. Three slices boast just 51 calories and 2 grams of carb….

 

 
* Click the link below to get all the Potluck Recipes.

 

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/main-dishes/our-best-potluck-recipes?sssdmh=dm17.739652&esrc=nwdlo052714

Diabetic Breakfast Casserole and Skillet Recipes

May 11, 2014 at 7:36 AM | Posted in Casserole, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | 2 Comments
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Some fantastic and healthy tips and recipes for Diabetic Breakfast Casserole and Skillet Recipes, it’s all from the Diabetic Living On Line web site.

 

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Diabetic Breakfast Casserole and Skillet Recipes
Looking for a hearty and healthy breakfast? Try one of these diabetes-friendly breakfast casseroles, and you’ll feel full and satisfied.

 

 

Sweet Pepper Hash Brown Baked Eggs
This low-carb breakfast casserole is an easy and delicious way to feed all the picky eaters in your family. With only six simple ingredients, you can whip this up for a no-fuss weekend brunch…..

 
Hearty Vegetable, Bacon, and Quinoa Quiche
This gluten-free quiche features an ample variety of vegetables including spinach, mushrooms, and leeks. Plus, the quinoa crust cuts carbs and provides extra protein….

 

 

Art Smith’s Roasted Vegetable Oven-Baked Frittata
Celebrity chef Art Smith — who has type 2 diabetes — crafted this savory, veggie-packed frittata as a holiday side, but the low-carb breakfast recipe tastes delicious year-round….

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Diabetic Breakfast Casserole and Skillet Recipes

 
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/breakfast/diabetic-breakfast-casserole-and-skillet-recipes?sssdmh=dm17.736121&esrc=nwdlo050614c

Favorite Diabetic Brunch Recipes

May 7, 2014 at 5:44 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Favorite Diabetic Brunch Recipes and its all from the Diabetic Living On Line website.

 

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Favorite Diabetic Brunch Recipes
Try our delicious diabetic brunch recipes to plan a scrumptious menu that includes easy egg casseroles, sweet and flaky biscuits, impressive quiches, fun drinks, and fresh and fruity desserts. Your taste buds won’t believe this brunch lineup is made up of diabetic recipes!

 
Italian Sausage and Zucchini Quiche
You’d never know this gorgeous cheesy quiche has only 6 grams of carb per serving. Turkey sausage, zucchini, and mozzarella cheese bring big Italian flavor to the all-in-one dish….

 

 

Pear-Hazelnut Coffee Cake
Brunch guests will swoon over this stunning coffee cake. Crowned with sliced pears and crunchy hazelnuts, the decadent breakfast has a surprising 207 calories and 32 grams of carb per serving…..

 

 
* Click the link below to get all the Favorite Diabetic Brunch Recipes

 

 

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/breakfast/favorite-diabetic-brunch-recipes?page=2&sssdmh=dm17.736296&esrc=nwdlo050614tba

 

Low-Carb Mexican Recipes

May 2, 2014 at 5:35 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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With Cinco de Mayo Day near here’s some Low-Carb Mexican Recipes. It’s all from the Diabetic Living On Line website!

 

 

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Low-Carb Mexican Recipes
¡Delicioso! Turn to these diabetes-friendly recipes when you’re craving Mexican food. Whether you’re looking for authentic Mexican recipes or Tex-Mex food, we’ve got skinny salsas, veggie-packed taco recipes, and easy low-carb casseroles that are sure to impress.

 

 

Grilled Lime Chicken with Watermelon Salsa
Juicy watermelon salsa makes a refreshing topper for this Mexican chicken recipe. With just 9 grams of carb per serving, the lime-brushed chicken breasts are a go-to diabetic dish for the grill…..

 

 

Seafood Enchiladas
This gorgeous dish combines the Mexican flavors you love with the convenience of a casserole. We stuffed tortillas with a mixture of fish, shrimp, peppers, and creamy sauce for a low-carb seafood dinner that feeds eight…..

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Low-Carb Mexican Recipes

 
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/mexican/low-carb-mexican-recipes?sssdmh=dm17.735089&esrc=nwdlo042914c

Simple 5-Ingredient Diabetic Meals

April 26, 2014 at 7:38 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Simple 5-Ingredient Diabetic Meals from the website of Diabetic Living On Line. Ilove this website, always full of Diabetic Friendly Healthy Recipes!

 

 

 

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There’s no need to resort to calorie-loaded instant dinners when your pantry and fridge are looking sparse. Low in calories and carbs, these diabetic dinner recipes call for just five ingredients or fewer, so you can make delicious and diabetes-friendly meals without much fuss.

 

 

Salmon Tacos
For your next taco night, consider trading the traditional ground beef for healthy, omega-3-rich salmon. Serve the five-ingredient dish plain, or use a few more ingredients for our simple sour cream drizzle…….

 

 

Saucy Thai Pork
If you order takeout to save time, then this is your go-to recipe for a quick and easy meal. Done in 20 minutes, you can enjoy Thai pork with a side of brown rice for just 23 grams of carb per serving. ……..

 

 

* Click the link below to see all the Simple 5-Ingredient Diabetic Meals

 
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/main-dishes/simple-5-ingredient-diabetic-meals/page/1/0?sssdmh=dm17.731271&esrc=nwdlo040814

The Best Foods to Stock Your Fridge

April 13, 2014 at 5:54 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Fill the fridge with nutritious and convenient staples. From the Diabetic living On Line web site it’s; The Best Foods to Stock Your Fridge.

 

 

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The Best Foods to Stock Your Fridge

Stocking nutritious, convenient staples in your refrigerator can save the day — and your health. These dietitian-approved suggestions for foods to keep on hand will ensure you have healthful options within reach.

 
Fill your fridge
Storing healthful go-to foods in your refrigerator can reduce the chances of giving in to less-nutritious choices. Low-fat dairy, fruits, vegetables, lean protein sources, and whole grains are convenient, nutritious, and fresh.

 

 

Apples, Pears, and Other In-Season Fruits
Apples, pears, and other in-season fruits are naturally sweet, easy to eat, and good sources of fiber and antioxidants. Choose whole fruits smaller than your closed fist or eat half of a large piece for a diabetes-friendly portion…..

 

 

 

Fat-Free Greek Yogurt or Fat-Free Plain Yogurt
Fat-free Greek yogurt and fat-free plain yogurt are high in protein, rich-tasting, and creamy. Stir fresh or frozen fruit or a drizzle of honey into plain yogurt for a satisfying dessert….

 

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the The Best Foods to Stock Your Fridge

 

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/food-to-eat/nutrition/best-foods-to-stock-your-fridge?sssdmh=dm17.728926&esrc=nwdlo032514

22 Foods to Avoid with Diabetes

April 12, 2014 at 5:44 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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A very informative article on 22 Foods to Avoid with Diabetes. It’s from the Diabetic Living On Line website. The link is at the bottom of the page to get all the info.

 

 

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22 Foods to Avoid with Diabetes
These top food offenders contain high amounts of fat, sodium, carbs, and calories that may increase your risk of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, uncontrolled blood sugar, and weight gain. The good news is you can indulge in your favorite foods and still eat healthfully with our satisfying and delicious alternatives.

 

 

Think Twice Before Eating These Foods
At Diabetic Living, we believe that eating with diabetes doesn’t have to mean deprivation, starvation, or bland and boring foods. However, some foods really are best left on the table or in the store. Everyone — with diabetes or without — would be wise to avoid or limit the foods on this list because they are high in saturated fat, sodium, calories, or carbs, or might contain trans fats. High amounts of sodium and saturated fat can lead to heart disease, while excess sugars, high carb counts, and added calories can cause unwanted weight gain and blood sugar spikes.

If you see some of your favorite foods on this list, don’t despair: We’ve picked healthier options for you to choose from that taste great. So you can have your fries and eat them, too — provided they’re baked rather than deep-fat fried.

*Nutrition information cited was gathered from company websites or food packaging.

 

 

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/food-to-eat/nutrition/22-foods-to-avoid-diabetes?sssdmh=dm17.728926&esrc=nwdlo032514

Low-Carb Vegetarian Recipes

April 6, 2014 at 1:09 PM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line, vegetables | Leave a comment
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Here’s some Low-Carb Vegetarian Recipes, all from the Diabetic Living On Line website. The link to all is at the bottom of the post, Enjoy!

 

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Low-Carb Vegetarian Recipes
Sometimes it seems like meeting a list of dietary requirements is an impossible task. Not so! Our selection of delicious vegetarian low-carb recipes will keep your diabetes on track and your taste buds happy from breakfast to dessert.

 

 

Southwestern Breakfast Tostadas
Carb Count: 24 grams per serving

Perfect for a brunch or a lazy weekend morning, these diabetes-friendly tostadas are packed with protein and fiber. They’re so flavorful, you might decide to whip them up for dinner as well!…..

 

 

Spinach Alfredo Lasagna
Carb Count: 24 grams per serving

Low-carb vegetarian lasagna may sound too good to be true, but here it is! We’ve lightened up the creamy sauce and added spinach, carrots, and mushrooms for color and nutrients. Pair with a crisp green salad for a complete and delicious dinner the whole family will love!….

 

 

Layered Asian Salad
Carb Count: 7 grams per serving

Whether you’re heading to a potluck or just want an exceptional brown-bag option for a weekday lunch, our layered salad is easy to make ahead and enjoy later. Unbelievably low in calories, fat, and carbs, this dish is a colorful addition to every healthy eating plan…..

 

 

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/vegetarian/low-carb-vegetarian-recipes?sssdmh=dm17.727664&esrc=nwdlo031814

Baked Bone-In Whole Chicken Breast w/ Roasted Red Potatoes with Rosemary and…

April 2, 2014 at 5:15 PM | Posted in chicken, diabetes friendly, greenbeans, Perdue Chicken Products, potatoes | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Baked Bone-In Whole Chicken Breast w/ Roasted Red Potatoes with Rosemary, Cut Green Beans, and Baked French Bread Loaf

 

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Early rain and then sunny and a bit cooler than it’s been the last couple of days, but still nice. They say we have some heavy rain and thunderstorms moving in late tonight and for the next couple of days. Dad is home from rehab, still not quite at full strength but getting there. They told him he’s got to lower his Salt intake and eat a little healthier, which I’ve been telling my Mom and Dad that for quite some time. For dinner tonight I prepared a Baked Bone-In Whole Chicken Breast w/ Roasted Red Potatoes with Rosemary, Cut Green Beans, and Baked French Bread Loaf.

 

 

 

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For the Chicken I used the PERDUE® OVEN READY Whole Seasoned Roaster Bone-In Breast. As it says “Oven Ready’, already seasoned, and little clean-up needed plus their always delicious. To prepare it just preheat the oven to 400ºF. Cut open outer bag and remove Oven Ready Roaster Bone-In Breast, sealed in a cooking bag. Place in a shallow roasting pan, seasoned side up. Cut one small 1″ slit in cooking bag over the breast to vent during cooking. If cooking from Fresh: Place pan with breast (still in cooking bag) on lower shelf of oven and roast for approximately 80-90 minutes, until internal temperature of the breast reaches 180ºF. Comes out piping hot, well seasoned, and delicious! Plenty leftovers for some Chicken Fajaita for lunch tomorrow.

 

 

 
One side I prepared was Roasted Red Potatoes with Rosemary. Love potatoes and love this recipe also! A real simple one to prepare. You’ll need 6 to 8 small red potatoes, quartered into 1/2-inch pieces, 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary leaves, 1/2 teaspoon sea salt, and 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper. To prepare it preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Then combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss to coat potatoes. Transfer potatoes to a large baking sheet or shallow roasting pan. Roast 25 to 30 minutes, until tender and golden. Then for another side I heated up a can of Del Monte Cut Green Beans. I also baked a loaf of, Mom’s Favorite, Pillsbury Rustic French Bread. For dessert later a bowl of Del Monte No Sugar Added Peach Chunks.

 

 

 

 

 

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PERDUE® OVEN READY Whole Seasoned Roaster Bone-In Breast (3 lbs.)

 

Deliciously seasoned and juicy, whole bone-in chicken breast. Oven ready for convenience. Cooks perfectly in the bag for easy clean up.

INGREDIENTS
*Ingredients: Chicken, water, salt, potassium and sodium phosphates, brown sugar, dextrose, carrageenan, yeast extract, maltodextrin, natural flavor.

*Seasoning Ingredients: Dextrose, modified food starch, onion, maltodextrin, natural flavor, garlic, cottonseed oil, dried carrot, xanthan gum, dried parsley, calcium chloride, potassium chloride, carrageenan.
PRODUCT HANDLING
Keep refrigerated or frozen. Thaw in refrigerator or microwave. Cook thoroughly.
**If breast temperature is below 180ºF, return to oven and continue cooking, checking the temperature every 10 minutes until the temperature reaches 180ºF.

COOKING AND PREP
• Preheat oven to 400ºF. Cut open outer bag and remove Oven Ready Roaster Bone-In Breast, sealed in a cooking bag. Place in a shallow roasting pan, seasoned side up.
• Cut one small 1″ slit in cooking bag over the breast to vent during cooking. Note: Cooking bag will expand during cooking; allow enough room for the bag to expand without touching oven rack or walls.
• Cook from Fresh: Place pan with breast (still in cooking bag) on lower shelf of oven and roast for approximately 80-90 minutes, until internal temperature of the breast reaches 180ºF.**
• Cook from Frozen: Place pan with breast (still in cooking bag) on lower shelf of oven and roast for approximately 80-90 minutes until internal temperature of the breast reaches 180ºF.**
• Remove from oven and let stand for 10 minutes. Cut open cooking bag (use care to avoid hot steam and juices) and transfer breast to serving plate or cutting board. Remaining juices in bag can be used for a delicious seasoned gravy.

 

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size 4oz (112g)
Servings Per Container about 11
Amount Per Serving (* % of Daily Value)
Calories 170
Calories from Fat 80
Total Fat 9g (14%)
Saturated Fat 2.5g (13%)
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 60mg (20%)
Sodium 360mg (15%)
Total Carbohydrate 0g (0%)
Dietary Fiber 0g (0%)
Sugars 0g
Protein 20g

 
http://www.perdue.com/products/details.asp?id=455&title=PERDUE%AE%20OVEN%20READY%20Whole%20Seasoned%20Roaster%20Bone-In%20Breast%20(3%20lbs.)

 

 

 

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Roasted Red Potatoes with Rosemary

Ingredients
6 to 8 small red potatoes, quartered into 1/2-inch pieces
1 tablespoon olive oil or garlic-flavored olive oil
1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss to coat potatoes. Transfer potatoes to a large baking sheet or shallow roasting pan. Roast 25 to 30 minutes, until tender and golden.

Healthy Pasta Recipes for People with Diabetes

March 29, 2014 at 2:12 PM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | 2 Comments
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Some great on ideas on Healthy Pasta Recipes for People with Diabetes! I love Pasta but having Diabetes 2 I have choose my Pastas carefully. Love this article and it’s recipes, Check it out!

 

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Healthy Pasta Recipes for People with Diabetes
Yes, people with diabetes can eat pasta! From lasagna to linguine, our tasty pasta recipes will fill you up without weighing you down with extra carbs or calories. Enjoy a yummy, diabetic pasta dinner tonight!

 

 

Scallop and Asparagus Alfredo
Even when coated with a classic-style Alfredo sauce, this pasta recipe has a fraction of the calories and fat found in most restaurant sauces, yet it keeps the creamy satisfaction you love and expect…..

 

 

Veggies, Turkey & Pasta
This slow-cooked pasta topper makes dinner easy. Throw the low-fat turkey tenderloin and veggies into the slow cooker for the day, and make the pasta you prefer. When you’re ready for dinner, combine and enjoy…..

 

 
* Click the link below to get all the tips and recipes on Healthy Pasta Recipes for People with Diabetes

 

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/main-dishes/healthy-pasta-recipes-people-diabetes?sssdmh=dm17.723027&esrc=nwdlo021814

 

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