Appetizer of the Week – Herbed Stuffed Tomatoes

June 25, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is Herbed Stuffed Tomatoes. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Cherry Tomatoes, Low Fat Cottage Cheese, Green Onions, Dried Chervil Leaves, Dried Dill Weed, and Lemon Pepper Seasoning. There’s 27 calories and 2 net carbs per serving. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Herbed Stuffed Tomatoes
If you like stuffed tomatoes, you’ll love these delightful herb- and cheese-filled appetizers. Made with flavorful grape tomatoes, they’re as charming as they are delicious!

Ingredients
15 cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup low-fat (1%) cottage cheese
1 tablespoon thinly sliced green onion
1 teaspoon chopped fresh chervil or 1/4 teaspoon dried chervil leaves
1/2 teaspoon snipped fresh dill or 1/8 teaspoon dried dill weed
1/8 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

Directions
Yield: 5 servings
Serving size: 3 stuffed tomatoes

1. Cut thin slice off bottom of each tomato. Scoop out pulp with small spoon; discard pulp. Invert tomatoes onto paper towels to drain.

2. Stir cottage cheese, green onion, chervil, dill, and lemon-pepper seasoning in small bowl until just combined. Spoon evenly into tomatoes. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate up to 8 hours.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 27 calories, Carbohydrates: 3 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 1 mg, Sodium: 96 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Appetizer of the Week – Herbed Potato Chips

June 18, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This Week’s Appetizer of the Week is Herbed Potato Chips. To make the Chips you’ll need Herbs, Garlic Salt, Black Pepper, Red Potatoes, Olive Oil, and Fat Free Sour Cream. The Chips are 106 calories and 15 carbs per serving. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Herbed Potato Chips
What’s a game-day party without munchies? These chips are totally customizable — just choose your ideal combination of the suggested seasonings. These crunchy little treats will disappear quickly, so be sure to bake a bunch.

Ingredients
2 tablespoons minced fresh dill, thyme, or rosemary leaves or 2 teaspoons dried dill weed, thyme, or rosemary
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
2 unpeeled medium red potatoes (about 1/2 pound)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/4 cups fat-free sour cream

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 10 chips with about 3 tablespoons sour cream

1 – Preheat oven to 450°F. Spray baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray. Combine dill, garlic salt, and pepper in small bowl; set aside.

2 – Cut potatoes crosswise into very thin slices, about 1/16 inch thick. Pat dry with paper towels. Arrange potato slices in single layer on prepared baking sheets; spray potatoes with cooking spray.

3 – Bake 10 minutes; turn slices over. Brush with oil; sprinkle evenly with seasoning mixture.

4 – Bake 5 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets. Serve with sour cream.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 106 calories, Carbohydrates: 16 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 8 mg, Sodium: 84 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Appetizer of the Week – WARM MOLE BEAN DIP

June 11, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is a recipe for Warm Mole Bean Dip. The recipe is made using Tomato Paste, Tomato, Salsa, Cilantro, Salt, Shredded Reduced Fat Jack Cheese, Pinto Beans, Canola Oil, Onion, Jalapeno Pepper, Spices, and Unsweetened Cocoa Powder. The Mole Dip is 100 calories and 8 net carbs per serving. So you can find this Diabetic Friendly recipe and more all at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. You can also sign up to receive wonderful recipes, engaging articles, helpful and healthful tips, critically important news and more. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2022! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

WARM MOLE BEAN DIP
Recipe for Warm Mole Bean Dip

Ingredients

1 Tbsp. tomato paste
1 small tomato, seeded and chopped
1/2 cup mild, medium or hot chunky salsa
2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
1/2 tsp. salt, or to taste
3/4 cup (3 ounces), shredded, reduced-fat Jack cheese
One (15-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
2 tsp. canola oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. dried oregano

Directions

1 – Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Coat a 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray and set aside.
2 – In a food processor, whirl beans until pureed but still slightly lumpy. Scoop beans into a mixing bowl and set aside.
3 – In medium skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Sautee onion and jalapeno until onion is soft, 5 minutes. Add chili powder, cocoa, cumin, and oregano, and cook, stirring, until fragrant, 1 minute. Mix in tomato paste and cook for 30 seconds. Add contents of the pan to the pureed beans.
4 – Add tomato, salsa, cilantro and salt, to beans and mix to combine all ingredients. Spread bean mixture in an even layer in the prepared pan. Sprinkle cheese over the top.
5 – Bake until cheese is melted and bubbly and beans are heated through, 12 to 15 minutes. Serve immediately, accompanied by a bowl of baked tortilla chips.

Recipe Yield: Yield: Makes 8 servings.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 100
Fat: 3.5 grams
Saturated Fat: 1.5 grams
Fiber: 3 grams
Sodium: 370 milligrams
Protein: 5 grams
Carbohydrates: 11 grams
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Appetizer of the Week -VIETNAMESE BEEF and VEGETABLE SPRING ROLLS

June 4, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is VIETNAMESE BEEF and VEGETABLE SPRING ROLLS. These Spring Rolls are made using Carrots, Jicama, Cilantro, Basil, Mint, Rice Paper Wrappers, and Green Leaf Lettuce. Also included is a recipe for the Dipping Sauce. The Spring Rolls are 77 calories and 9 carbs per serving! Find this recipe and more all at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. So you can find this Diabetic Friendly recipe and more all at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. You can also sign up to receive wonderful recipes, engaging articles, helpful and healthful tips, critically important news and more. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2022! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

VIETNAMESE BEEF and VEGETABLE SPRING ROLLS
Recipe for Vietnamese Beef and Vegetable Spring Rolls from our Appetizer recipe section.

Ingredients
16 thin slices deli roast beef (about 12 ounces)
1 cup shredded carrots
1/2 cup chopped jicama
3/4 cup torn fresh cilantro
1/2 cup torn fresh basil
1/4 cup torn fresh mint
8 rice paper wrappers (8-1/2-inch diameter)
8 green leaf lettuce leaves, ribs removed

Dipping Sauce:
1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
2 tablespoons red jalapeno pepper jelly
1 teaspoon soy sauce

Directions

1 – Whisk dipping sauce ingredients in small microwave-safe bowl until blended. Microwave on HIGH 20 to 40 seconds or until warm; do not boil. Set aside to cool.
2 – Toss carrots and jicama with 2 tablespoons of the dipping sauce in small bowl. Set aside. Toss cilantro, basil and mint in small bowl to combine. Set aside.
3 – Fill large bowl with warm water. Dip 1 rice paper wrapper into water for a few seconds or just until moistened. Rice paper will still be firm but will continue to soften during assembly. Place on work surface.
4 – Place 1 lettuce leaf at bottom of wrapper, leaving 1-inch border on right and left sides. Top with 2 slices roast beef, 2 tablespoons carrot mixture and 1/8 of herb mixture (about 1/4 cup). Fold right and left sides of wrapper over filling. Fold bottom edge up over filling and roll up tightly. Place seam-side down on serving platter. Repeat with remaining wrappers and filling ingredients. Cover rolls with damp paper towel during assembly to prevent from drying out. Cut each spring roll diagonally in half. Serve with dipping sauce.

Recipe Yield: Makes 16 appetizers

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 77
Fat: 1 grams
Fiber: 0.6 grams
Sodium: 120 milligrams
Cholesterol: 19 milligrams
Protein: 7 grams
Carbohydrates: 9 grams
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Appetizer of the Week – WARM SPINACH-ARTICHOKE DIP

May 28, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is a WARM SPINACH-ARTICHOKE DIP. To make this week’s recipe some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Onion, Garlic Clove, Light Sour Cream, Low Fat Cottage Cheese, Hot Sauce, Frozen Spinach, Frozen Artichoke Hearts, Shredded Reduced Fat Monterey Jack Cheese, and more! There’s 71 calories and 5 net carbs per serving. So you can find this Diabetic Friendly recipe and more all at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. You can also sign up to receive wonderful recipes, engaging articles, helpful and healthful tips, critically important news and more. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2022! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

WARM SPINACH-ARTICHOKE DIP
This warm dip is similar to those served in restaurant chains, but its low in fat and has a fraction of the calories and sodium. Its virtually guilt-free and is perfect for parties and get-togethers. Serve with pita wedges, baked tortilla chips, or low-fat crackers. Recipe for Warm Spinach-Artichoke Dip from our Appetizers recipe section.

Ingredients

Canola cooking spray
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 tablespoon minced onion
1 small clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup light sour cream
1-1/2 cups low-fat cottage cheese
2 egg whites
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
Pinch white pepper
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2 (10-ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
1 (10-ounce) package frozen artichoke hearts, thawed, patted dry, and halved
2 tablespoons chopped roasted red pepper
2 tablespoons shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese
1/3 cup thinly sliced scallions, green part only

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat a 1-1/2-quart casserole with cooking spray.
2 – Heat a small nonstick skillet over medium heat.
3 – Away from the heat source, spray with cooking spray, and return to the heat. Add the oil and onion and saute until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in the garlic and saute for another minute; set aside.
4 – In a food processor, process the sour cream, cottage cheese, egg whites, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, hot sauce, white pepper, and red pepper flakes until smooth.
5 – In a large mixing bowl, combine the spinach, artichoke hearts, roasted red pepper, Monterey Jack cheese, and the cottage cheese mixture.
6 – Spoon evenly into the casserole, cover, and bake for 25 minutes, or until the center of the dip is hot. Sprinkle with scallions and serve hot.

NOTES:
This warm dip is similar to those served in restaurant chains, but its low in fat and has a fraction of the calories and sodium. Its virtually guilt-free and is perfect for parties and get-togethers. Serve with pita wedges, baked tortilla chips, or low-fat crackers.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 12 servings, 2 tablespoons per serving

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 71
Fat: 2.5 grams
Saturated Fat: 1.2 grams
Fiber: 2.2 grams
Sodium: 196 milligrams
Cholesterol: 7 milligrams
Protein: 7.3 grams
Carbohydrates: 7 grams
Sugars: 1.4 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/warm-spinach-artichoke-dip

Appetizer of the Week – Roasted Garlic Hummus

May 21, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is Roasted Garlic Hummus. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Roasted Garlic, Chickpeas, Parsley, Water, Lemon Juice Curry Powder, Sesame Oil, Hot Sauce, and Pita Bread Wedges. There’s 85 calories and 11 net carbs per serving. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Roasted Garlic Hummus
Hummus, a thick paste made from chickpeas and sesame seeds, is the perfect pairing for veggies, pita chips, deviled eggs, and more! Why go with store-bought when you can make your own homemade hummus? If you’re a garlic lover, this one’s for you!

Ingredients
2 tablespoons Roasted Garlic (recipe follows)
1 can (about 15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup fresh parsley sprigs
2 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1/8 teaspoon dark sesame oil
Dash hot pepper sauce (optional)
Pita bread wedges and fresh vegetables (optional)

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1/4 cup hummus

1. Prepare Roasted Garlic: Cut off top third of 1 large garlic head (not the root end) to expose cloves; discard top. Place head of garlic, trimmed end up, on 10-inch square of foil. Rub garlic generously with olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Gather foil ends together and close tightly. Roast in preheated 350°F oven 45 minutes, or until cloves are golden and soft. When cool enough to handle, squeeze roasted garlic cloves from skins; discard skins.

2. Place chickpeas, parsley, 2 tablespoons Roasted Garlic, water, lemon juice, curry powder, sesame oil, and hot pepper sauce, if desired, in food processor or blender. Cover; process until smooth.

3. Serve with pita wedges and vegetables, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 85 calories, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 303 mg, Fiber: 4 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/roasted-garlic-hummus/

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Appetizer of the Week – TANDOORI CHICKEN SKEWERS WITH MINT RAITA

May 14, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is a recipe for TANDOORI CHICKEN SKEWERS WITH MINT RAITA. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Fat Free Plain Greek Yogurt, Reduced Fat Coconut Milk, Curry Powder, Garlic Cloves, Salt, Canola Oil, Skinless and Boneless Chicken Breast, Red Onion, Fresh Mint, and Lime Juice. The Dish is 121 calories and 7 carbs per serving. So you can find this Diabetic Friendly recipe and more all at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. You can also sign up to receive wonderful recipes, engaging articles, helpful and healthful tips, critically important news and more. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2022! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

TANDOORI CHICKEN SKEWERS WITH MINT RAITA
Recipe for Tandoori Chicken Skewers with Mint Raita from our Main Dishes recipe section.

Ingredients

1 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt, divided
1/3 cup reduced fat coconut milk, divided
2 tsp. curry powder, mild or hot
1-2 finely chopped garlic cloves
3/4 tsp. sea salt, divided
1 Tbsp. canola oil
1 lb. skinless and boneless chicken breast
2 Tbsp. finely chopped red onion
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint
1 tsp. fresh lime juice
12 (8-inch) bamboo skewers

Directions

1 – In wide, shallow bowl or deep plate, combine 2 tablespoons of yogurt with 2 tablespoons of coconut milk, curry powder, garlic and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Mix in oil.
2 – Cut chicken lengthwise into 12 strips. Insert skewer into bottom of one chicken strip and work it up lengthwise to top. Repeat with remaining chicken. Place skewers in curry marinade and using your fingers, make sure it coats them. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 to 8 hours.
3 – Arrange marinated chicken on paper toweling and blot dry, removing all excess marinade. Heat large skillet over medium-high heat, then coat with cooking spray. Or heat stovetop griddle. Arrange skewers in one layer in pan and cook for 2 minutes, browning chicken. Using tongs, turn skewers and brown on another side, 2 minutes. Turn chicken and cook until it is opaque and hot around skewer at thickest part of chicken. Transfer skewers to serving plate.
4 – While chicken cooks, prepare the Raita. In bowl, combine remaining yogurt and coconut milk with onions, mint, lime juice and remaining salt. When possible, make Raita 30 minutes before serving chicken to allow its flavors to develop and meld. Serve it the day it is made.

Recipe Yield: Makes 4 servings for main course or a snack for 6 or 12 people

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 121
Fat: 7 grams
Saturated Fat: 3 grams
Sodium: 297 milligrams
Protein: 8 grams
Carbohydrates: 7 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/tandoori-chicken-skewers-with-mint-raita

Appetizer of the Week – Granola Bars

May 7, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is Granola Bars. These Delicious and Healthy Bars are made using Low Fat Granola, Stevia in the Raw, Sweetened Dried Cranberries, Almonds, Ground Cinnamon, Almond Extract, Egg, and Egg Whites. The Granola Bars are 80 calories and 10 net carbs per Bar. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Granola Bars
Looking for a healthy and quick pick-me-up to pack in your child’s lunchbox or take along on a leaf-peeping expedition? You’ll love these low-carb, homemade granola bars. Containing just six wholesome ingredients, they’re the perfect snack for your next adventure!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Baking time: 20 minutes

2 cups low-fat granola
2 tablespoons Stevia in the Raw
1/4 cup sweetened, dried cranberries
1/4 cup almonds, chopped
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 large egg plus 1 egg white, lightly beaten

Directions
Yield: 12 bars
Serving size: about 1 ounce

1 – Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line the bottom and sides of an 8-inch square baking pan with wax paper or parchment paper, leaving a margin of paper along the top edges of the pan. Mix the first five ingredients together. In another bowl, mix the almond extract into the lightly beaten eggs. Pour the egg mixture over the dry ingredients and mix until evenly distributed. Press mixture into the prepared baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool pan on a wire rack 5 minutes. Carefully grasp the edges of the wax paper to lift the bars from the pan. Place on a cutting board and cut into 12 bars with a sharp knife. Let cool completely, then store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 80 calories, Carbohydrates: 12 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 2.5 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 15 mg, Sodium: 40 mg, Fiber: 2 g
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Appetizer of the Week – Creamy Potato-Broccoli Soup

April 30, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is a recipe for Creamy Potato-Broccoli Soup. Made using Reduced-Sodium Chicken Broth, Onion, Potatoes, Frozen Chopped Broccoli, Shredded Reduced-Fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Green Onions, and Seasoning. All together is one fine meal! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Creamy Potato-Broccoli Soup
Soup weather is here, and nothing beats this hearty and warming homemade comfort food! Low in fat but full of flavor, this healthy twist on the classic is sure to keep you satisfied for hours.

Preparation time: 25 minutes.
Cooking time: 30–40 minutes.

Ingredients
1 can (14 ounces) fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 large onion, chopped
4 medium potatoes (about 7 ounces each), peeled and coarsely diced
1 1/2 cups fat-free half-and-half
2 teaspoons butter-flavor granules(such as Butter Buds)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
10-ounce package frozen chopped broccoli, partially thawed
1/2 cup finely shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped green onions

Directions
Yield: 6 1/2 cups.
Serving size: 1 cup.

1 – Combine chicken broth, chopped onion, and diced potatoes in a large pan. Cover, bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer, and cook for 20–25 minutes, or until potatoes are very tender when pierced with a fork. Drain off liquid and reserve. Remove 2 cups of potato and onion mixture and set aside. In the pan, mash the remaining potato mixture with an electric mixer. Mix in cooking liquid. Whisk in half-and-half, butter-flavor granules, salt, and pepper. Break apart broccoli. Stir broccoli and reserved potatoes and onions into soup. Return to stove, cover, and cook at a gentle simmer for 10–15 minutes, or until soup is heated through and broccoli is tender; stir periodically to prevent sticking. Spoon 1 cup into each bowl and sprinkle with cheese and chopped green onions.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 182 calories, Carbohydrates: 33 g, Protein: 8 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Sodium: 390 mg, Fiber: 5 g
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Appetizer of the Week – Cannellini Bean Soup SATURDAY

April 23, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is a recipe for Cannellini Bean Soup. This week’s recipe uses Cannellini Beans along with Onion, Zucchini, Ham, Diced Tomato, Spices, and more! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Cannellini Bean Soup

This classic bean soup is as tasty as it is easy to prepare. Ready in under 30 minutes, it’s packed with zucchini, ham, tomatoes, and fluffy cannellini. It’s the perfect way to settle into a cozy evening after a busy day!

Preparation time: 5 minutes.
Cooking time: 20 minutes.

Ingredients
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 tablespoon margarine
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 six-inch zucchini
1 ounce lean ham, finely chopped
1/2 cup diced tomato
1 can (15 ounces) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
2 cups low-fat, low-sodium chicken broth
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Directions
Yield: 4 servings.
Serving size: 1 cup.

1 – In a medium saucepan, combine olive oil and margarine over medium heat. Add onions and sauté until slightly softened. Cut ends off zucchini and cut into slices, about 1/4 inch thick, then cut each slice into quarters and add to onions in pan, stirring frequently. Add remaining ingredients and stir well. Bring to a low boil, and then simmer 15 minutes over low heat.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 147 calories, Carbohydrates: 21 g, Protein: 9 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 3 mg, Sodium: 437 mg, Fiber: 4 g
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Offering helpful advice on raising happy, healthy backyard chickens and other small animals.

Nosh N Fit

Nutrition | Health | Wellness

FOOD AND HEALTH

Let enjoy eating this delicious healthy foods for a better lifestyle and even a boost of confidence.

Empty Pantry Entrées

Easy recipe creations with common ingredients

The Trip Hippies

Recipes, Travel and more! Click below to get started!

I CAN U CAN COOK

Gourmet Meals at Home

My World (and recipes too)

-On life, love, & laughter with an occasional side of despair (and recipes, too!)