Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Country Strawberry Apple Cobbler

May 19, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a Country Strawberry Apple Cobbler. It’s Cobbler Time, a Country Strawberry Apple Cobbler! Made using Apples, Strawberries, Reduced Calorie Margarine, Brown Sugar, Vanilla, Cinnamon, Flour, and Rolled Oats. 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/

Country Strawberry Apple Cobbler
Combining late-summer strawberries with early-fall apples, this delightful cobbler is perfect to bridge the seasons!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 18 minutes
Baking time: 45 minutes

3 small apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
3 cups sliced strawberries (fresh or frozen)
1/4 cup reduced-calorie margarine spread (40% fat)
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup rolled oats

Directions
Yield: 8 squares
Serving size: 1 square (about 1/2 cup)

* Preheat oven to 350°F. In a 9″ x 9″ square baking dish, place sliced apples and sliced strawberries. Toss them gently together. In a small mixing bowl, cream margarine spread and brown sugar. Stir in vanilla. Mix in cinnamon, flour, and rolled oats until it makes a crumbly mixture. Sprinkle crumbs evenly over fruit. Place in oven and bake for about 45 minutes until top is golden brown and fruit is tender. Slice into 8 squares and serve warm.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 157 calories, Carbohydrates: 30 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 71 mg, Fiber: 3 g
Serving size: 1 square (about 1/2 cup)
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/country-strawberry-apple-cobbler/

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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Roasted Parsnips, Carrots, and Red Onion

May 15, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is Roasted Parsnips, Carrots, and Red Onion. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Carrots, Parsnips, Red Onion, Balsamic Vinegar, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Salt, and Black Pepper. The Dish is 107 calories and 16 net carbs. 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 Parsnips, Carrots, and Red Onion
Full of flavor and a cinch to prepared, these balsamic-coated root vegetables are a hearty side dish that sure to hit the spot!

Ingredients
2 carrots (9 ounces), cut into 2-inch-long pieces
2 parsnips (9 ounces), cut into 2-inch-long pieces
3/4 cup vertically sliced red onion (1/4-inch slices)
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: about 3/4 cup per serving

1 – Preheat oven to 425°F. Line large baking sheet with foil or spray with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Combine carrots, parsnips, onion, vinegar, oil, salt, and pepper in large bowl; toss to coat. Spread in single layer on prepared baking sheet.

3 – Roast 25 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.

Note: Parsnips are a pale white root vegetable similar to the carrot in shape. The parsnip, however, is broader at the top and has a smoother skin. The longer it stays in the ground, the sweeter it becomes. Choose parsnips that are firm, unblemished, and small or medium in size (about 8 inches long). Rinse and scrub parsnips with a vegetable brush to remove embedded soil. Peel parsnips with a swivel-bladed vegetable peeler or paring knife. Trim off ends and discard. For even cooking, parsnips are best chopped, cubed, sliced, or cut into strips before cooking.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 107 calories, Carbohydrates: 21 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 197 mg, Fiber: 5 g
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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

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – CLASSIC CARROT CAKE

May 12, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a CLASSIC CARROT CAKE. Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are All Purpose Flour, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, Ground Cinnamon, Egg Beaters, Egg Whites, Granulated Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Honey, Applesauce, Shredded Carrots, Walnuts and more! 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/

CLASSIC CARROT CAKE
A great classic dessert and it has less carbs. Recipe for Classic Carrot Cake from our Desserts recipe section.
Ingredients

7/8 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
2 large egg whites
1/4 cup eggbeaters
3/8 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
3 tablespoons reduced fat margarine
1/2 cup honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
3 tablespoons canola oil
2 1/4 cups finely shredded carrot
1/3 cup walnuts
butter flavored cooking spray

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In medium bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and allspice. Set aside.
2 – In small bowl whisk together egg whites and eggbeaters. Set aside.
3 – In large bowl beat Splenda Granulated Sweetener, margarine, honey, vanilla, applesauce, and canola oil. Mix in egg mixture, stir until well mixed. Stir in flour mixture, then carrots and walnuts.
4 – Pour into greased 8 cup loaf pan and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Allow to cool, ice if desired.

NOTES:
A great classic dessert and it has less carbs.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 10 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 190
Fat: 9 grams
Saturated Fat: 1 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Sodium: 270 milligrams
Protein: 4 grams
Carbohydrates: 26 grams
Sugars: 16 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/classic-carrot-cake

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Chicken Skillet With Pearl Onions

May 10, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is a Chicken Skillet With Pearl Onions. To make this week’s Delicious Dish you’ll be needing Salt, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Chili Powder, Dried Oregano, Chicken Breasts, Water, Small New Potatoes, Pearl Onions, and Olive Oil. There’s 302 calories and 24 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/

Chicken Skillet With Pearl Onions
If you’ve been craving onions, don’t cry! You’ll love this recipe. Juicy chicken breasts combine with pearl onions, new potatoes, and a variety of herbs and spices for a satisfying dinner.

Ingredients

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts

2 cups water

1 pound small new potatoes

8 ounces fresh pearl onions, blanched and peeled, or frozen pearl onions, thawed

2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 chicken breast and 1 cup potatoes and onions

1. Combine salt, onion powder, garlic powder, chili powder, and oregano in small bowl; sprinkle evenly over both sides of chicken.

2. Combine water, potatoes, and onions in large nonstick skillet; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cover and boil 12 minutes, or until potatoes are tender when pierced with fork. Drain well.

3. Add 1 tablespoon oil to same skillet; heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes and turn. Add potatoes and onions; drizzle with remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Cover and cook 4 to 5 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in center and onions are slightly browned, stirring occasionally. Let stand 3 minutes before serving.

Note: Always use tongs to turn chicken pieces over during cooking. This prevents the surface from being pierced, keeping the natural juices sealed inside.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 302 calories, Carbohydrates: 27 g, Protein: 29 g, Fat: 8 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 66 mg, Sodium: 394 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/chicken-skillet-with-pearl-onions/

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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Broccoli Italian Style

May 8, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Side Dish of the Week | 1 Comment
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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is Broccoli Italian Style. This week’s recipe is made using Fresh Broccoli, Lemon Juice, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Minced Garlic, Italian Parsley, and Black Pepper. The Dish is 44 calories and 4 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/

Broccoli Italian Style
This simple dish combines broccoli with lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, parsley, and black pepper for a flavor that can’t be beat!

Ingredients
1 1/4 pounds fresh broccoli
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon chopped fresh Italian parsley
Dash black pepper

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1/4 of total recipe

1 – Trim broccoli, discarding tough stems. Cut broccoli into florets with 2-inch stems. Peel remaining stems; cut into 1/2-inch slices.

2 – Bring 1 quart water to a boil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add broccoli; return to a boil. Cook 3 to 5 minutes or until broccoli is tender. Drain; transfer to serving dish.

3 – Combine lemon juice, oil, garlic, parsley, and pepper in small bowl. Pour over broccoli; toss to coat. Cover and let stand 1 hour before serving to allow flavors to blend. Serve at room temperature.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 44 calories, Carbohydrates: 7 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 29 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/broccoli-italian-style/

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – ALMOND CHEESECAKE BARS

May 5, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is – ALMOND CHEESECAKE BARS. Graham Crackers, Almonds, Reduced Fat Cream Cheese, Eggs, Reduced Fat Sour Cream are just some of the ingredients that make up this week’s recipe. Splenda No Calorie Sweetener replaces the Sugar in the recipe. The Dessert is 120 calories and 8 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/

ALMOND CHEESECAKE BARS
Light and creamy cheesecake bars topped with toasted almonds. Recipe for Almond Cheesecake Bars from our Desserts recipe section.

Ingredients

Crust:

1/4 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1 1/4 cups graham cracker or vanilla wafer crumbs
1/3 cup light butter, melted
1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds, finely ground
Filling:

12 ounces reduced fat cream cheese
1/2 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
2 large eggs
1/4 cup reduced fat sour cream
2-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 cup toasted, sliced almonds

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2 – Spray an 8×8 pan with non-stick cooking spray.
3 – Mix crust ingredients together in a mixing bowl. Mix well. Press into prepared pan. Bake 10-12 minutes or until firm.
4 – Mix cream cheese and Splenda Granulated Sweetener together until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, scraping the sides of the bowl, and mixing well after each addition. Add sour cream and extracts; mix well. Pour over prepared crust.
5 – Bake in preheated oven for 40 to 47 minutes, or until firm.
6 – Top with toasted almonds.

Recipe Yield: Serves: 20 Serving Size: 1 bar

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 120
Fat: 8 grams
Saturated Fat: 3.5 grams
Sodium: 105 milligrams
Cholesterol: 35 milligrams
Protein: 4 grams
Carbohydrates: 8 grams
Sugars: 4 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/almond-cheesecake-bars

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Grilled Steak and Black Bean Tacos

May 3, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is a Grilled Steak and Black Bean Tacos. Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Spices, Herbs, Skirt Steak, Red Onion, Garlic, Salsa, Salt Free Black Beans, Tomato, Corn Tortillas, and Lime Wedges. The Dish is 290 calories and 23 net carbs per serving. Get that grill fired up, I love this recipe! Bring new meaning to “Taco Tuesday”. 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/

Grilled Steak and Black Bean Tacos
If you’re hosting a barbecue this Father’s Day, be sure to dish up some of these tasty tacos. With hearty skirt steak and a hint of chili powder for some kick, they’re sure to be a hit!

Ingredients
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon garlic salt
12 ounces skirt steak, trimmed of fat
4 slices red onion (1/4 inch thick)
Nonstick cooking spray
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup salsa
1 cup canned no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup chopped fresh tomato
8 corn tortillas, warmed
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Lime wedges and lime juice (optional)

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 2 tacos

1 – Prepare grill for direct cooking. Combine cumin, chili powder, and garlic salt in small bowl; sprinkle evenly over both sides of steak. Coat steak and onion slices lightly with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Grill steak and onions, covered, over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes per side or until steak is barely pink in center and onion is tender.

3 – Spray large skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds. Add beans, salsa, and tomato; cook and stir 5 minutes or until heated through.

4 – Slice steak crosswise into thin strips; separate onion slices into rings. Serve in warm tortillas with salsa mixture and cilantro. Garnish with lime wedges and lime juice, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 290 calories, Carbohydrates: 26 g, Protein: 23 g, Fat: 9 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 65 mg, Sodium: 400 mg, Fiber: 3 g
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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Boston-Style Baked Beans

May 1, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Side Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is Boston-Style Baked Beans. This week’s side dish is made using Navy Beans, Bacon, Onion, Yellow Mustard, Splenda, and Molasses. The Dish is 140 calories and 16 net carbs. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2022! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Boston-Style Baked Beans
A delicious formula for rich and flavorful, diabetic-friendly Boston baked beans.

Recipe Ingredients:
4 (15-ounce) cans navy beans, undrained1/2 pound bacon, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1/4 cup yellow mustard
1/3 cup Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener, Granular
2 tablespoons robust molasses

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
2 – Drain navy beans and reserve 1 1/4 cups liquid.
3 – Fry bacon in a large skillet until browned. Remove bacon and reserve half of the bacon fat.
4 – Fry onion in reserved bacon fat and cook until translucent. Stir in beans and remaining ingredients.
5 – Pour beans into a 3-quart baking dish.
6 – Bake for 45 minutes.
Makes 18 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/18 of recipe): Calories: 140 Calories from Fat: 25 Total Fat: 3g Saturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 5mg Sodium: 520mg Total Carbs: 21g Dietary Fiber: 5g Sugars: 3g Protein: 9g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/boston-style_baked_beans_recipe.html

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
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/creamy-potato-broccoli-soup/

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