Fruit Crisps and Cobbler Recipes

July 12, 2016 at 5:04 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Recipe of the Week | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Fruit Crisps and Cobbler Recipes. Recipes that include; Caramel Apple Crisp and Pineapple-Cherry Cake Cobbler. Find them all at the Diabetic Living Online website, enjoy.



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Nothing is sweeter than the old-fashioned goodness of a fruit crisp or cobbler. Featuring berries, apples, and some surprising fruits (pineapple, mango, and grapefruit), you can enjoy these diabetic dessert recipes guilt-free!



Caramel Apple Crisp

For a no-bake option, simmer apples in cranberry juice with lemon peel for an easy one-skillet dessert. Sprinkle with granola and nuts to create the traditional crunch of an apple crisp….

Stove-Top Peach-Blackberry Crisp with Crunchy Oatmeal-Coconut Topping

Blackberries are full of vital nutrients — just 1 cup provides half your daily value of vitamin C and 8 grams of fiber. Add sweet peaches and a crunchy base to transform this healthful fruit into a dessert masterpiece….

Pineapple-Cherry Cake Cobbler

This company-worthy cobbler uses a yellow cake mix for a fluffy topping that hides a medley of simmering fruit. Your guests will love this dessert, and you’ll love that it has 155 calories per serving……



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Diabetic Summer Dessert Recipes

July 10, 2016 at 5:23 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Diabetic Summer Dessert Recipes. Check out the Diabetic Living site for any Diabetic Friendly recipes you might be looking for.



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When it comes to light summer desserts, recipes featuring stone fruits — such as peaches, apricots, plums, and cherries — are a healthy and delicious choice. Try one of these fruit dessert recipes for a refreshing summer treat that is sure to impress



Apricot-Vanilla Clafoutis

Apricots are full of fiber and vitamins A and C. They are also quite tasty — especially in this Apricot-Vanilla Clafoutis, or thick custard cake. Use a sugar substitute, such as Splenda Sugar Blend, to cut carbs to 15 grams per serving…..

Bing Cherry Fool

Bursting with antioxidants and natural sweet-tartness, cherries are perfect in a cool, rich fool — an English dessert made from pureed fruit and whipped cream. Enjoy a 1/2-cup serving for fewer than 150 calories and only 3 grams of fat……

Lemon-Scented Crepes with Honeyed Fruit

Nectarines are sweet and delicious when paired with lemon and berries in this crepe recipe. Made with fat-free milk and low-fat cottage cheese, this summer dessert is a good source of vitamins A and C……



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Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Salad Recipes

July 8, 2016 at 5:28 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. Fruit Salad made even healthier! Recipes including; Peach-Berry Frozen Dessert, Fresh Fruit Salad with Creamy Lime Topping, and Fresh Fruit with Citrus Mint Dressing. You can see them all at the Diabetic Living Online website, Enjoy!

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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……

Fresh Fruit with Citrus Mint Dressing

Pineapple, strawberries, kiwifruit, and mango combine for a fantastic fruit salad. The tangy dressing is made with orange juice, honey, and fresh mint.

Tip: Make a luscious smoothie from any leftover fruit by blending it with low-fat vanilla yogurt…….



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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Hash Brown Strata

July 5, 2016 at 4:52 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 a Hash Brown Strata. Made with diced hash brown potatoes with onion and peppers, chopped turkey bacon or turkey ham, Egg product, and cheese. You can make this dish ahead of time, just make it, but don’t bake it, cover and chill for up to 24 hours. You can find this recipe at the CooksRecipes website, enjoy!



Hash Brown Strata

A strata (Italian for ‘layered’) is an egg-and-bread casserole. In this extra-easy version, frozen hash browns make a time saving substitute for the bread.

Recipe Ingredients:

Nonstick cooking spray
2 cups loose-pack frozen diced hash brown potatoes with onion and peppers Cooksrecipes 2
1 cup broccoli florets
1/3 cup finely chopped turkey bacon or turkey ham (about 2-ounces)
1/3 cup evaporated fat-free milk
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 (8-ounce) cartons refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed
1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese (2-ounces)
1 tablespoon snipped fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions:

1 – Coat a 2-quart square baking dish with cooking spray. Arrange hash brown potatoes and broccoli in bottom of the prepared baking dish; top with turkey bacon. Set aside.
2 – In a medium bowl gradually stir milk into flour. Stir in egg product, half of the cheese, the basil, black pepper, and salt. Pour egg mixture over potato mixture.
3 – Bake in a 350°F (175°C) oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Let stand for 5 minutes. If desired, garnish with additional fresh basil.
Makes 6 servings.

Make-Ahead Tip: Assemble strata as above but do not bake. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours. To serve, uncover and bake as above.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): 152, total fat: 4g, saturated fat: 0g, monounsaturated fat: 0g, cholesterol: 14mg, sodium: 407mg, carbohydrate: 14g, total sugar: 1g, fiber: 0g, protein: 13g, vitamin C: 17%, calcium: 14%, iron: 10%

Skinny “Starch”: Healthy Cauliflower Recipes

July 3, 2016 at 4:58 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website its Skinny “Starch”: Healthy Cauliflower Recipes. I love Cauliflower, and this one is packed with delicious and healthy Cauliflower recipes! Recipes including; Mediterranean Cauliflower Pizza, Cauliflower Steaks with Chimichurri, and Roasted Cauliflower with Caper-Anchovy Vinaigrette. You can find all of them at the EatingWell website, Eat Healthy!



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Enjoy these low-calorie cauliflower recipes for sides, salads and main dishes.
If you’re watching what you eat, you may be trying to eat fewer starches. Cauliflower can mimic potatoes, but has 84 percent less carbs and 79 percent fewer calories per 1/2 cup. Our low-calorie cauliflower recipes are a diet-friendly way to enjoy creamy soups, potato-style dishes and even pizza crust. Try these skinny cauliflower recipes, including Creamy Mashed Cauliflower, Balsamic & Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower, Mediterranean Cauliflower Pizza and more.



Mediterranean Cauliflower Pizza
In this healthy, gluten-free cauliflower “pizza” recipe, shredded cauliflower is mixed with mozzarella and oregano to make a flourless crust that echoes the flavor of a traditional pizza pie. The Meyer lemon, olive and sun-dried tomato topping adds a sophisticated Mediterranean flavor, but feel free to try more traditional pizza toppings, such as marinara sauce and mushrooms—even pepperoni…….

Cauliflower Steaks with Chimichurri
In this stunning, healthy cauliflower recipe, a head of cauliflower is cut into thick slabs then roasted until caramelized and served with chimichurri, a garlic-herb sauce. The cauliflower steaks make a fine accompaniment to actual steaks, or better still, serve them on their own as a vegetarian alternative to steak. Each head of cauliflower will provide 2 to 3 steaks from the center—the sides tend to crumble. For a truly show-stopping presentation, use the center portion of 2 heads and save the rest of the cauliflower for another recipe that calls for cauliflower florets……

Roasted Cauliflower with Caper-Anchovy Vinaigrette
In this impressive whole roasted cauliflower recipe, the cauliflower is poached in a seasoned broth before being roasted in a super-hot oven. Serve as a first course or offer the roasted cauliflower as the centerpiece of a multi-dish buffet……



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Sweet & Savory Summer Berry Recipes

July 2, 2016 at 5:00 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Sweet & Savory Summer Berry Recipes. Delicious and healthy recipes that are all about the Summer Berries! Recipes for strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, and more! Find them all at the Diabetic Living Online website.



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Markets are filled with fresh summer berries. Add them to your grocery list, and then try these delicious, easy berry recipes to brighten your plate and get a pop of nutrition.


A Bounty of Berries

Not only are berries a bold and beautiful addition to your meals, they’re also bursting with nutritional value. For instance, pectin is a fiber found naturally in berries that can help reduce blood levels of total and LDL cholesterol. Eat a variety of different berries—strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, and more—to get the unique benefits that each offers.



Very Berry Grilled Pork Salad

Antioxidant-rich blackberries and raspberries dress up this summery grilled pork recipe. Drizzle with our homemade berry-basil salad dressing for a refreshing low-carb dinner with both sweet and savory notes…..


Now is the time to visit a you-pick strawberry patch to really appreciate this berry’s flavor. Fresh strawberries are available year-round, but the peak season spans April through October. One cup of fresh strawberries contains 46 calories and 11 grams of carbohydrate. One of the best food sources of vitamin C, strawberries provide 141 percent of the daily recommended amount in 1 cup….



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Diabetic Living Magazine’s Hottest Summer Recipes

July 1, 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 Diabetic Living Magazine’s Hottest Summer Recipes. Recipes that include; Oven-Fried Parmesan Chicken Drumsticks, Maple Mahi Mahi Salad, and Fresh Peach Mojito. Find them all at the Diabetic Living Online website. Eat and stay healthy in 2016!



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Add some sizzle to your summer cooking with this exciting new recipe collection. We have everything from trendy cocktails to decadent chocolate desserts, plus imaginative ideas for using all of that fresh produce.


Oven-Fried Parmesan Chicken Drumsticks

Skip the greasy mess of fried chicken and try this oven-baked alternative using a crispy combo of Parmesan cheese and dry bread crumbs. One serving has only 4 grams of carb…..

Maple Mahi Mahi Salad

Here’s a delicious way to prepare fish to help you meet dietary recommendations to include nonfried fish two or three times a week. Plus, the hearty salad featuring pea pods, dried cherries, and almonds will fill you up — the serving size is 2-1/2 cups!….

Fresh Peach Mojito

Everything’s just peachy when you serve this contemporary, slimmed-down cocktail. You have options with this party-starter: Using real sugar and rum provides 167 calories and 18 grams of carb; skip the rum for a 70-calorie drink…..



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Diabetic Living’s Favorite Summer Recipes

June 30, 2016 at 4:52 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | 2 Comments
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Diabetic Living’s Favorite Summer Recipes. You’ll find recipes including; Asian-Style Brined Chicken Hindquarters with Sesame-Cilantro Pesto, Potato-Kale Salad, and Corn on the Cob Kabobs. Find them all at the Diabetic Living Online website!

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Enjoy our favorite summer recipes featuring no-cook dinners, grilled kabobs perfect for camp-outs, and low-calorie and low-carb versions of favorite meals such as Philly cheesesteak sandwiches. Plus, don’t miss yummy desserts loaded with in-season fruits.



Asian-Style Brined Chicken Hindquarters with Sesame-Cilantro Pesto

Give dinner a flavorful, low-carb twist. Bursting with coriander, chili-garlic paste, orange peel, ginger, and cilantro, this Asian-inspired chicken dish will become grilling favorite…..

Potato-Kale Salad

This low-carb potato salad features traditional flavors such as mayo, mustard, onion, and hard-cooked egg, but it gets a nutrition boost from calcium- and vitamin-A-rich kale……

Corn on the Cob Kabobs

Skip the butter and flavor this summertime staple with a delicious glaze featuring spicy mustard, cider vinegar, and honey. Cobs are wrapped with thin slices of zucchini for a fun side dish that has only 59 calories and 13 grams of carb per serving……



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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Two Cheese Pizza

June 28, 2016 at 5:22 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Two Cheese Pizza. You’ll use low-fat ricotta cheese, shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, mushrooms, red peppers, and spices. It’s off one of my favorite sites, CooksRecipes ( The CooksRecipes site has a huge selection of recipes to suit all tastes and cuisines, check it out soon!

Two Cheese Pizza

Recipe Ingredients:

2 tablespoons whole wheat flour
1 (10-ounce) can refrigerated pizza crustCooksrecipes 2
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup low-fat ricotta cheese
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1 small onion, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
4 ounces shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
2 cups chopped mushrooms
1 large red pepper, cut into strips

Cooking Directions:

1 – Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
2 – Spread whole-wheat flour over working surface. Roll out dough with rolling pin to desired crust thickness.
3 – Coat cookie sheet with cooking spray. Transfer pizza crust to cookie sheet. Brush olive oil over crust.
4 – Mix the ricotta cheese with the dried basil, onion, garlic, and salt; spread this mixture over crust.
5 – Sprinkle crust with mozzarella cheese. Top cheese with mushrooms and red pepper.
6 – Bake for 13 to 15 minutes until cheese melts and crust is deep golden brown. Cut into 8 slices.
Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 420; Total Fat: 19g; Saturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 25mg; Total Carbs: 44g; Fiber: 3g; Protein: 20g; Sodium: 580mg; Potassium: 265mg.

Diabetic Spinach Recipes

June 26, 2016 at 5:25 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Diabetic Spinach Recipes. Recipes including; Savory Bean Spinach Soup and Warm Pancetta and Goat Cheese Spinach Salad. You can find them all at the Diabetic Living Online website.



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The American Diabetes Association and Popeye agree: With its low glycemic index and wealth of vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals, spinach is a nutritional powerhouse. Here are some of our favorite recipes — from appetizers to entrees — that are so delicious, we’re sure that famous sailor would put down his can of the leafy stuff and step into the kitchen himself.



Tomato, Spinach, and Feta Strata

This fresh strata is the perfect way to showcase your findings from the farmer’s market. High in protein and charged with vitamin A, its fabulous flavor comes from luscious veggies and a zing of feta…..

Savory Bean Spinach Soup

Low in calories, this nutritious soup can be made in a slow cooker, so you can come home on a cool evening and warm up with this hearty meal. No one will ever guess how easy it was to prepare!….

Warm Pancetta and Goat Cheese Spinach Salad

Low in calories and carbs, this distinctive spinach salad is simple enough to toss together on a moment’s notice, but sophisticated enough for a romantic dinner at home…..



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