Diabetic Dish of the Week – Buffalo Chicken Salad

August 9, 2016 at 5:05 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Came across this recipe on the Diabetic Living Online website (http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/) and it sounded too good not to pass along! This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week – Buffalo Chicken Salad. Buffalo Chicken pieces along with Wing Sauce and Blue Cheese all in a Romaine Lettuce Salad, told you too good! You can find this recipe at the Diabetic Living Online website, home of Diabetic Friendly recipes!

 

 

Buffalo Chicken Salad

When you’re craving the heat, take a bite of this spicy Buffalo chicken salad topped with creamy blue cheese crumbles — without the worry of excess calories and fat.
Ingredients

1/2 of a heart of romaine, sliced
3/4 cup coarsely chopped cooked chicken breast
2 tablespoons Buffalo wing sauce,* such as Wing Time® brand
1 21 – gram wedge light blue cheese, such as Laughing Cow® brand, crumbledDiabetic living logo
1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1 tablespoon bottled fat-free blue cheese salad dressing
1 teaspoon fat-free milk
1 stalk celery, cut into 4 sticks
Directions

Arrange romaine on a plate or in a bowl. In a small microwave-safe bowl combine chopped chicken and wing sauce. Microwave on 100 percent power (high) for 40 to 50 seconds or until heated through. Spoon chicken mixture over romaine. Top with crumbled cheese and pepper. In a small bowl combine salad dressing and milk; drizzle over salad. Serve with celery sticks.
Tip

*Test Kitchen Tip: Read the nutritional facts on the labels of the Buffalo wing sauces available at your grocery store and choose the sauce that’s lowest in sodium.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 1
PER SERVING: 297 cal., 10 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 99 mg chol., 596 mg sodium, 13 g carb. (3 g fiber, 4 g sugars), 37 g pro.

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/recipe/hot-wing-salad

Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Salad Recipes

August 3, 2016 at 5:07 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Salad Recipes. Recipes for berries, melons, and citrus fruits combine for these Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Salad Recipes. It’s all from the Diabetic Living Online website! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 
Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Salad RecipesDiabetic living logo

Sweet and juicy berries, melons, and citrus fruits combine in our favorite fruit salad recipes. These fruity and fun recipes make refreshing sides and sweet desserts–perfect for warm summer days!

Peach-Berry Frozen Dessert

Fat-free yogurt and light dessert topping help keep this fruity dessert low in calories, carbs, and fat…..
Fresh Fruit Salad with Creamy Lime Topping

Top your fruit salad with this summery, lime-accented dip. The tasty topper brings out the best in fresh fruits.

Tip: Spoon the creamy mixture over a summer medley of citrus, exotic fruits, and berries. Or, opt for a simpler fruit mix of apples, grapes, and bananas……
Grilled Gingered-Melon Kabobs

These fruit-salads-on-skewers are great for summer grill-outs.

Tip: Other varieties of melon, such as Persian or crenshaw, also taste terrific in these gingered skewers……

* Click the link below to get all the Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Salad Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/side-dishes/diabetes-friendly-fruit-salad-recipes

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Baked Cinnamon Applesauce

August 2, 2016 at 4:55 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Baked Cinnamon Applesauce. Granny Smith Apples and Royal Gala Apples make this version of Applesauce. It calls for Equal in place of Sugar. You can find this recipe on the CooksRecipes website. Cooks has a great selection of recipes for all tastes and cuisines so check it out soon! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

 

 

Baked Cinnamon Applesauce
A unique applesauce that bakes in your oven. Citrus flavors enhance the 2 different apple varieties used. Delicious enough to serve as a healthy dessert.

Recipe Ingredients:Cooksrecipes 2

1 orange
1 lemon
3 pounds Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, quartered
3 pounds Royal Gala or Braeburn apples, peeled, cored, quartered
3 tablespoons stick butter or margarine, cut into small pieces
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup Equal® Spoonful*

Cooking Directions:

1 – Grate peel of orange and lemon. Place in 3-quart glass or non-corrosive casserole with cover. Squeeze juice from orange and lemon; add to grated peel in casserole. Add apples, butter, cinnamon and nutmeg. Toss to combine.
2 – Cover with casserole lid. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 1 1/2 hours. Remove from oven and let stand covered 30 minutes. Carefully remove lid. Stir to break up apples. Stir in Equal®.
Serve warm or refrigerate, covered, several hours before serving.
Makes 12 servings.

*May substitute 12 packets Equal sweetener.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): calories 129, protein 0 g, carbohydrate 27 g, fat 3 g, cholesterol 8 mg, sodium 1 mg.

http://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/baked_cinnamon_applesauce_recipe.html

Our Best Potluck Recipes

August 2, 2016 at 4:53 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its – Our Best Potluck Recipes. Recipes including; Blackberry Salad with Feta, Green Beans with Peppers and Pineapple, and Turkey-Vegetable “Sushi”. Find themall at the Diabetic Living Online website! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Our Best Potluck RecipesDiabetic living logo

We’ve gathered a list of our most popular crowd-pleasing recipes! These desserts, main dishes, and appetizers are perfect for potlucks.

 

 

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…..

 
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…..

 
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 – Our Best Potluck Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/main-dishes/our-best-potluck-recipes

Favorite Italian Recipes

July 28, 2016 at 4:58 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Favorite Italian Recipes. Make your Italian Night Dinner healthier with these carb-friendly Italian Recipes. Recipes including; Classic Marinara Meatballs, Chicken Alfredo, and Almond Cannoli with Lemon-Basil Ricotta Cream Filling. Find them all at the Diabetic Living Online website. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Favorite Italian RecipesDiabetic living logo

These Italian recipes have been made especially for people with diabetes, so they’re carb-friendly but still full of flavor. From homemade pizzas and classic pasta recipes to decadent desserts, healthy Italian food never tasted so good.

 

 

Classic Marinara Meatballs

Our low-calorie remake of this Italian favorite fits deliciously into a diabetes meal plan. Offer any of our suggested variations with spaghetti squash for a satisfying low-carb meal…..

 
Chicken Alfredo

Creamy Alfredo is lightened up with low-fat dairy, whole grain pasta, and the lean protein of chicken. Pair with a crisp green salad for a guilt-free indulgence the whole family will love….

 
Almond Cannoli with Lemon-Basil Ricotta Cream Filling

When the occasion calls for an extraordinary dessert, make this decadent cannoli. Weighing in with just 18 grams of carb per serving, the unique combination of almond, lemon, and basil will delight all of the guests around your table…..

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Favorite Italian Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/italian/favorite-italian-recipes

Soup and Salad Recipes for a Diabetic Diet

July 27, 2016 at 5:17 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Soup and Salad Recipes for a Diabetic Diet. With this hot and humid weather we’ve ben having what could be a delicious and refreshing Salad on your menu! Recipes including; Spinach, Chicken, and Wild Rice Soup, Cranberry-Cucumber Salad, and Asian Pork Soup. You can find them all along all the other Diabetic-Friendly recipes at the Diabetic Living Online website. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Soup and Salad Recipes for a Diabetic DietDiabetic living logo

Soup and salad are standard lunch fare, and these recipes don’t disappoint. Or think outside the lunch box by making them for dinner. You’ll love that we made them diabetes-friendly by reducing the carbs, calories, and fat.

 
Spinach, Chicken, and Wild Rice Soup

Spinach adds both flavor and nutrients to ordinary chicken and wild rice soup. This 216-calorie slow-cooker soup is effortless and satisfying……

 
Cranberry-Cucumber Salad

This salad is as beautiful as it is delicious. Cucumber, cranberries, and olives fall on a bed of spinach. Top with our mild-flavor homemade dressing…..

 
Asian Pork Soup

This quick and easy Asian-inspired soup is a hit. Flavored with ginger, soy sauce, and red pepper, it’s a perfect 140-calorie start to a spicy dinner……

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Soup and Salad Recipes for a Diabetic Diet
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/salad/soup-and-salad-recipes-diabetic-diet

Diabetes-Friendly Vegetarian Soup Recipes

July 26, 2016 at 5:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Diabetes-Friendly Vegetarian Soup Recipes. Eat healthy and enjoy your soup too with these delicious Diabetes-Friendly Vegetarian Soup Recipes. Recipes that include; Creamy Succotash Soup, Southwest Gazpacho, Roasted Corn and Poblano Chowder. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Diabetes-Friendly Vegetarian Soup RecipesDiabetic living logo

Are you craving a hearty bowl of soup but prefer a recipe without meat? Whether you eat vegetarian or occasionally go meatless, this enticing collection of diabetic recipes is designed with our vegetarian readers in mind.

 

 

Creamy Succotash Soup

The whole family will love our twist on succotash. We kept the traditional lima beans and corn but added delicate fresh asparagus spears and a sprinkling of delightful dill for a creamy vegetarian soup that’s low in fat, high in fiber, and filled with protein…….

 
Southwest Gazpacho

Soups aren’t just for wintry days! In the heat of summer, nothing tastes better than a cool, spicy vegetarian gazpacho. With just seven ingredients and only a few preparation steps, this easy make-ahead dish is low in carbs and perfect for a weeknight on the patio……

 
Roasted Corn and Poblano Chowder

Our zesty chowder features roasted vegetables and fresh tomatillos for a flavor-packed soup with just 135 calories and 25 grams of carb per serving — leaving room to enjoy dessert…….

 

 

* Click the link belowto get all the Diabetes-Friendly Vegetarian Soup Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/vegetarian/diabetes-friendly-vegetarian-soup-recipes

Healthy Smoothie Recipes

July 22, 2016 at 4:50 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Healthy Smoothie Recipes.You’ll find recipes for Cherry-Blueberry-Banana Smoothies, Carrot-Mango-Green Tea Smoothies, and Super Berry Smoothies. Find them all at Diabetic Friendly website – Diabetic Living Online http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 
Healthy Smoothie RecipesDiabetic living logo

When you want something cold and refreshing, nothing tastes better than a fruit smoothie or icy blended drink. For a diabetes-friendly breakfast or snack, break out the blender and try some of these yogurt or nondairy diabetic smoothies packed with berries, veggies, and more.

 

 

Cherry-Blueberry-Banana Smoothies

You only need five ingredients and a blender to enjoy this Greek yogurt smoothie featuring tart cherries, sweet bananas, and smooth almond milk. Enjoy the low-fat, low-calorie, low-carb drink for breakfast or a snack…..

 
Carrot-Mango-Green Tea Smoothies

Not one, not two, but three power foods–carrots, green tea, and chia seeds–kick up the health value of this nondairy smoothie. Mango and ginger add fresh tropical flavor to the 69-calorie drink…..

 
Super Berry Smoothies

True to its name, this smoothie contains three antioxidant-rich berries. Sneak in baby spinach leaves, pomegranate juice, and protein powder for a super-charged nondairy smoothie that’s low-fat and low-carb…..

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Smoothie Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/drink/healthy-smoothie-recipes

Low-Carb Coffee and Tea Drink Recipes

July 21, 2016 at 5:14 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Low-Carb Coffee and Tea Drink Recipes. Make your favorite healthier! Recipes including; Iced Mocha, Strawberry Iced Tea, and Mango Green Tea Smoothies. Find them all at the Diabetic Living Online website, home of Diabetic-Friendly Recipes! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 
Low-Carb Coffee and Tea Drink RecipesDiabetic living logo

Coffeehouse drinks can pour on unwanted calories and carbs. Be your own barista and opt for homemade beverages to eliminate the mystery. Our easy, café-worthy coffee and tea recipes are low in carbs and calories, allowing you to get your morning caffeine fix or afternoon refresher without jolting your healthy eating plan.

 

 

Iced Mocha

For an afternoon pick-me-up, make this chocolaty coffee-shop favorite. Our super-simple at-home version has just 46 calories and 7 grams of carb per serving, so you won’t break your calorie and carb budget……

 
Strawberry Iced Tea

We steeped loose black tea with crushed berries and lemon peel to infuse the iced drink with fruity flavor. With a seriously low carb count (7 grams per serving!), this refreshing tea recipe is a perfect alternative to sugary fruit drinks on hot summer days……

 
Mango Green Tea Smoothies

This isn’t your typical breakfast smoothie. We kicked up the health value by blending antioxidant-rich green tea with frozen mango, carrots, and chia seeds. The nondairy smoothie is low-calorie and low-carb……

 

 

* Click the link below to see all the Low-Carb Coffee & Tea Drink Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/drink/low-carb-coffee-tea-drink-recipes

Healthy Tips for Hot Dogs and Hamburgers

July 16, 2016 at 5:11 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Healthy Tips for Hot Dogs and Hamburgers. Check out the Diabetic Living website for healthy, delicious, and Diabetic Friendly recipes! Eat healthy and enjoy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Healthy Tips for Hot Dogs and HamburgersDiabetic living logo

Yes, you can eat hot dogs and hamburgers on your diabetic diet. Just follow a few tips and tricks, and start enjoying these barbecue favorites guilt-free.

 

 

Social Staples

During the warmer months, your social calendar is likely to be sprinkled with cookouts, visits to street fairs, or pool parties where the grill is a-sizzle. And the main course, of course, is hot dogs, sausages, or hamburgers……

 
Where’s the Beef?

Hamburger meat, by government standards, is fresh or frozen ground beef without anything else added and can contain no more than 30 percent fat by weight. At the supermarket, hamburger meat is labeled with its percentage of lean meat and percentage of fat, such as 80/20 or 93/7. Not so at a friend’s barbecue or a ballpark grill. Here are some good rules of thumb……

 
6 Ways to Lighten Your Hot Dog or Hamburger

Go Topless

Ditch half the bun to cut carbs. Opt for a whole grain bun when you have the choice. If available, use a lettuce-leaf topper to help keep your fingers clean……

 

 

* See all the Healthy Tips for Hot Dogs and Hamburgers by clicking the link below.
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/food-to-eat/nutrition/healthy-tips-hot-dogs-and-hamburgers?page=0

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