Diabetic Dish of the Week – Wild Mushroom Flatbread

December 5, 2017 at 6:09 AM | Posted in 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 – Wild Mushroom Flatbread. The recipe calls for 2 different types of Mushrooms – Cremini Mushrooms and Shiitake Mushrooms. There’s different versions of this online, I went with the one off the Diabetes Self Management website (https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/). The site has a great selection of Diabetic Friendly recipes and lots of info and tips on managing Diabetes. So check it out today! Enjoy and Eat Healthy!

Wild Mushroom Flatbread

Ingredients

1 package (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza dough
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 package (4 ounces) sliced cremini mushrooms
1 package (4 ounces) sliced shiitake mushrooms
1 shallot, thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup (3 ounces) grated Gruyère cheese
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Spray with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Roll out pizza dough on lightly floured surface to 15 x 10-inch rectangle. Place on prepared baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes.

3 – Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; cook and stir 5 minutes. Add shallot and garlic; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender. Season with salt.

4 – Arrange mushroom mixture evenly over prepared pizza crust. Top evenly with cheese and thyme.

5 – Bake 8 minutes or until cheese is melted. To serve, cut into 16 pieces.

Yield: 16 pieces (about 8 servings). Serving size: 2 pieces.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 184 calories, Carbohydrates: 25 g, Protein: 8 g, Fat: 8 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 12 mg, Sodium: 537 mg, Fiber: 1 g

https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snacks-appetizers/wild-mushroom-flatbread/

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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Spicy Chickpeas and Couscous

October 9, 2017 at 5:24 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – Spicy Chickpeas and Couscous. The recipe comes from the Diabetes Self-Management website which has a wide assortment of Diabetic Friendly recipes, tips, and Diabetic news. Check it out today. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

 

Spicy Chickpeas and Couscous
Ingredients

1 can (about 14 ounces) vegetable broth
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup matchstick-size carrots
1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 cup frozen green peas
1 cup quick-cooking couscous
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint or parsley

Directions

1 – Combine vegetable broth, coriander, cardamom, turmeric, pepper sauce, salt, and cinnamon in large saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Add carrots; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.

2 – Add chickpeas and green peas; return to a simmer. Simmer, uncovered, 2 minutes.

3 – Stir in couscous. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Sprinkle with mint.

Yield: 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 226 calories, Carbohydrates: 2 g, Protein: 9 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 431 mg, Fiber: 10 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/spicy-chickpeas-couscous/

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