Diabetic Dish of the Week – Grilled Chicken with Cherry Apple Chutney

March 28, 2017 at 5:36 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 Grilled Chicken with Cherry Apple Chutney. Delicious Grilled Chicken and served with tangy chutney made from cherries and tart apples. Splenda Sugar Blend and Splenda Brown Sugar Blend replaces the Sugar in the recipe. You can find this version of the recipe at the CooksRecipes website. The Cooks site has a large selection of recipes for all tastes and cuisines. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

 

 

Grilled Chicken with Cherry Apple Chutney

Brining is the secret to marvelously tender and delicious chicken pieces. Grill them up and serve with a sweet and tangy chutney made from cherries and tart apples.

Recipe Ingredients:

Chicken:
1/4 cup Splenda® Sugar Blend
1/2 cup kosher salt
1 cup hot tap water
3 cups cold water
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon canola oil

Cherry Apple Chutney:
1 cup pitted tart cherries (thawed, if frozen)
1/2 Granny Smith apple, unpeeled, cored, and chopped
1/2 cup finely chopped red onions
1/4 cup Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend
1/4 cup dried cherries
1 tablespoon brewed strong coffee
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 grated peel of 1/2 lemon
1/3 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1 1/2 tablespoons apple juice concentrate
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint

Cooking Directions:

1 – For Chicken: Combine Splenda® Sugar Blend, salt, and hot water in 1-gallon zipper-lock plastic bag and shake to dissolve Splenda® Sugar Blend and salt. Add cold water and chicken. Press air out of bag, seal, and refrigerate 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
2 – For Cherry Apple Chutney: In medium steel saucepan, combine tart cherries, apples, onions, Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend, dried cherries, coffee, vinegar, lemon peel, and cayenne. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer gently 15 to 20 minutes, or until apples are soft and most of liquid evaporates. Remove from heat and stir in juice concentrate and mint. Set aside.
3 – Remove chicken from brine and discard brine. Refrigerate chicken until ready to serve (up to 1 day). Pat chicken dry with paper towels and sprinkle all over with pepper. Let rest at room temperature 20 minutes.
4 – Heat grill to medium-high. Brush grill grate and coat with oil.
5 – Put chicken on grill, cover, and cook 5 to 7 minutes per side, or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear (about 170°F / 80°C on an instant-read thermometer). Brush with oil during last 5 minutes. Serve with chutney.
Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories 270 | Calories from Fat 80 | Fat 9g (sat 2.0g) | Cholesterol 70mg | Sodium 5760mg | Carbohydrates 21g | Fiber 1g | Sugars 22g | Protein 22g.
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Diabetic Breakfast Casserole and Skillet Recipes

March 28, 2017 at 5:33 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 Breakfast Casserole and Skillet Recipes. Start your day off with a delicious and Diabetic Friendly Breakfast! With recipes like Ranch Eggs, Creole Eggplant Eggs Benedict, and Asparagus and Potato Skillet. You can find these recipes and all the rest at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Diabetic Breakfast Casserole and Skillet Recipes
Looking for a hearty and healthy breakfast? Try one of these diabetes-friendly breakfast casseroles, and you’ll feel full and satisfied.

 

 

Ranch Eggs

Spice up skillet eggs with a base of jalapeno, chili powder, tomatoes, and onions. Serve with a warm tortilla and a sprinkling of Monterey Jack cheese for a complete Southwestern experience……

 
Creole Eggplant Eggs Benedict

Show off your culinary skills with this mouthwatering stack of gooey eggs sandwiched between panko-crusted eggplant slices. Layer each slice with a spicy spread of Creole-style sauce, and drizzle the entire tower with hollandaise sauce. You won’t believe this gourmet-inspired recipe has only 20 grams of carb per serving……

 
Asparagus and Potato Skillet

One skillet and market-fresh ingredients make a satisfying meal inspired by European bistros. Serve tangy green grapes or a citrus fruit salad as a sweet accompaniment……

 
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Quick and Easy Grilled Vegetable Recipes

March 25, 2017 at 5:37 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Quick and Easy Grilled Vegetable Recipes. Food always tastes better and healthier when its grilled, including Vegetables! Delicious and Diabetic Friendly recipes including; Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges, Grilled Vegetable Burrito, and Grilled Herb Corn on the Cob. Find these recipes and more all at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Quick and Easy Grilled Vegetable Recipes

Looking for a quick and easy side to go with your diabetes-friendly supper? Grilled vegetables are a tasty and healthy addition to any lunch or dinner. These yummy sides are super simple to prepare — just start the grill and the revamped veggies will be ready in no time!

 

 

Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges

These grilled sweet potato wedges are crispy and oh, so great for munching — a fabulous side for grilled burgers. Plus, they’re a healthy alternative to greasy and fatty french fries…….

 

 

Grilled Vegetable Burrito

This isn’t a boring burrito! Grilled sweet peppers, zucchini, portobello mushrooms, tomatoes, avocados, and more mingle in whole grain tortillas, making these sizzling wraps super satisfying. Who said grilled veggies could only be side dishes?……

 
Grilled Herb Corn on the Cob

The corn steams in its own husks on the grill. It doesn’t get much easier than that!….

 

 
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Yummy Chicken Casserole Recipes

March 24, 2017 at 5:36 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Yummy Chicken Casserole Recipes. Diabetic Friendly Chicken Casseroles Recipes including; Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole, Chicken Pot Pie, and Hearty Chicken and Bean Casserole. Find these and more all at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Yummy Chicken Casserole Recipes

Chicken casseroles are classic, comforting, and convenient. These tasty casserole recipes use lean chicken and fresh ingredients, making dinner healthful as well as flavorful.

 

 

Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole

This isn’t that same old-fashioned chicken casserole. Reduced-fat soup and cheese as well as fat-free milk make it up-to-date for today’s concerns about fat and calories…..

 
Chicken Pot Pie

We made chicken potpie more healthful by stir-frying the vegetables with nonstick cooking spray instead of butter or margarine and using chicken breast rather than dark meat……

 
Hearty Chicken and Bean Casserole

Surprisingly low in carbohydrate and calories, this chicken-and-bean casserole will warm you up without the extra worry of what it will do to your blood sugar……..

 

 

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Our Best Diabetic Recipes for Spring

March 23, 2017 at 6:15 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 Diabetic Recipes for Spring. Celebrate the arrival of Spring with healthy and delicious recipes like; Easy Berry Puff Pancake, Cashew-Cilantro Pesto with Veggie Noodles, and Roasted Mediterranean Chicken. Find these and more all on the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 
Our Best Diabetic Recipes for Spring

The start of spring calls for fun dishes featuring fresh ingredients. We packed tons of seasonal fruits and veggies into these diabetes-friendly recipes for healthy breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and desserts that work for a variety of diets.

 

 

Easy Berry Puff Pancake

Crowned with almonds and topped with fresh berries, this low-carb pancake recipe comes together in the oven and makes a gorgeous spring-inspired breakfast for two……

 
Cashew-Cilantro Pesto with Veggie Noodles

Create gluten-free “veggie noodles” by cutting cucumber, radish, and carrot into thin ribbons. We tossed the veggie noodles with homemade pesto for a no-cook low-carb meal that’s suited to a raw diet…….

 
Roasted Mediterranean Chicken

Inspired by the flavors of the Mediterranean, this gluten-free, low-carb dish features roasted nonstarchy vegetables, cannellini beans, and tender chicken pieces……

 
* Click the link below to get all the – Our Best Diabetic Recipes for Spring
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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Dried Cherry and Almond Scones

March 21, 2017 at 5:40 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, Dried Cherry and Almond Scones. The recipe comes from the CooksRecipes website. The Cooks site has great selection of recipes to satisfy all tastes and cuisines. Check it out soon. Enjoy and Eat Healthy. http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

 

 

Dried Cherry and Almond Scones

Simple to make, these satisfying scones are flavored with dried cherries and almond extract. Like any baking powder biscuit, they taste best if served while still warm, but will also freeze well and can be reheated in the microwave.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 large egg
1 large egg white
1/3 cup canola oil
1 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/3 cup nonfat dry milk
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup dried cherries, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons granulated sugar (optional)

Cooking Directions:

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Spray a cookie sheet or jellyroll pan with baking spray and set aside.
2 – Mix the egg and egg white together in a large mixing bowl. Add canola oil, Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, buttermilk, almond extract and nonfat dry milk. Stir well. Add baking powder, baking soda and flour. Mix until just blended. Add dried cherries and stir until blended.
3 – Spoon 12 evenly sized mounds of batter onto the prepared baking sheet. Lightly sprinkle with sugar, if using.
4 – Bake in a preheated 350°F (175°C) oven for 10 to 15 minutes.
Makes 12 scones.

 

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe; 1 scone): 210; Calories from Fat: 70; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 20mg; Sodium: 130mg; Total Carbs: 31g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugars: 15g; Protein: 5g.
http://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/dried_cherry_and_almond_scones_recipe.html

Surprising Diabetic Mexican Recipes and Other Ethnic Foods You Can Eat Guilt-Free

March 21, 2017 at 5:38 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Surprising Diabetic Mexican Recipes and Other Ethnic Foods You Can Eat Guilt-Free. Mexican-style and ethnic food recipes for dinner, appetizer, and dessert recipes. Make delicious dishes that are also Diabetic Friendly! Recipes like; Carnitas Tacos, Nacho Cheese Chicken Chowder, and Chipotle Fish Tacos. Find them all at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 
Surprising Diabetic Mexican Recipes and Other Ethnic Foods You Can Eat Guilt-Free
If you love Mexican-style and ethnic food, then don’t miss this delicious collection of dinner, appetizer, and dessert recipes that will delight your taste buds and keep your blood sugar in check.

 

 

Carnitas Tacos

Enjoy flavorful pork tacos that come together easily and feature a citrusy kick from orange juice, which caramelizes the meat. Tender, juicy, and carb-friendly, this family-favorite recipe boasts just 38 grams of carb per serving…..

 
Nacho Cheese Chicken Chowder

This easy comfort food favorite is a weeknight winner. Toss the five simple ingredients into a slow cooker and simmer them to perfection. Your family will love the cheesy and hearty meal, and you’ll love the 23 grams of carb per serving…..

 
Chipotle Fish Tacos

If you think eating with diabetes means tiny portions that leave you feeling hungry even after dinner, then try these fish tacos. For just 31 grams of carb you get two tacos that feature fish with a smoky chipotle flavor topped with coleslaw, avocado, and cilantro……..

 
*Click the the link belowto get all the – Surprising Diabetic Mexican Recipes and Other Ethnic Foods You Can Eat Guilt-Free
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Diabetic Living’s Best Winter Recipes

March 18, 2017 at 5:26 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’s Best Winter Recipes. Comfort Foods to heat up a cold Winter’s Day. Delicious and Diabetic Friendly recipes that include recipes like; Two-Bean Enchilada Casserole, Cranberry-Citrus Meatballs, and Coconut- and Sweet Potato-Crusted Shrimp with Honey-Papaya Dipping Sauce. Find them all at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

 

Diabetic Living’s Best Winter Recipes

Get into the spirit of winter with our best seasonal recipes as seen in Diabetic Living magazine — including healthy breakfasts, casseroles, holiday appetizers, desserts, drinks, and more.

 

 

 

Two-Bean Enchilada Casserole

Get a whopping 10 grams of fiber in one serving of this spicy Mexican casserole. Enjoy all your favorite Mexican ingredients: black beans, pinto beans, tomatoes, cheese, and even a dash of cinnamon!….

 

 

Cranberry-Citrus Meatballs

Put a seasonal twist on a slow cooker favorite by using cranberries to sweeten the pot. With only 8 grams of carb per serving, these meatballs make the perfect low-carb appetizer……

 

 

Coconut- and Sweet Potato-Crusted Shrimp with Honey-Papaya Dipping Sauce

Having a holiday gathering or bringing a dish for a party? Wow partygoers with these coconut-crusted shrimp and sweet papaya dipping sauce……

 

 

 

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Delicious Low-Carb Meals

March 17, 2017 at 5:20 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Delicious Low-Carb Meals

From the Diabetic Living Online website its Delicious Low-Carb Meals. Enjoy these delicious recipes without the high carbs! Diabetic Friendly recipes including recipes like; Steak with Potato-Cauliflower Mash, Super Breakfast Burritos, and Sauteed Shiitake and Bok Choy with Shrimp. Find them all at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

 

Delicious Low-Carb Meals

Our low-carb diabetic recipes are tasty, healthy, and easy-to-make. We compiled our favorite light breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, each containing around 30 carbs or less per serving, that make it easy to stick to a healthy eating plan.

 

 

 

Steak with Potato-Cauliflower Mash

We sneaked cauliflower florets into our light, fluffy mashed potatoes recipe to cut back on carbs. Broiled sirloin steak and homemade tomato sauce round out the low-carb dinner….

 
Super Breakfast Burritos

For a morning fiber and protein boost, make these healthy vegetarian breakfast burritos. Our low-carb Tex-Mex recipe is packed with black beans, corn, eggs, and more……

 
Sauteed Shiitake and Bok Choy with Shrimp

Add shrimp, mushrooms, and garlic to a sizzlin’ skillet for a flavorful one-dish meal that’s low-carb and high in protein…..

 

 
* Click the link below to get all the Delicious Low-Carb Meals
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/main-dishes/delicious-low-carb-meals

Top 25 Power Foods for Diabetes

March 16, 2017 at 5:33 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its the Top 25 Power Foods for Diabetes. Find out what foods are considered the power foods to good health! It’s all on the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Top 25 Power Foods for Diabetes

The best foods for diabetes are most often whole foods that are not processed, such as fruits and vegetables. Including these extra-healthy power foods in your diet will help you meet your nutritional needs as well as lower your risk of diabetes complications such as heart disease. Of course, the foods on this list shouldn’t be the only foods you eat, but incorporating some or all into your diabetes meal plan will help improve your overall health.

 

 

The Best Foods for Diabetes

If you already follow a healthful meal plan filled with whole grains, fresh fruits and veggies, and lean protein, congratulations! You’re on your way to a long, healthy life and are taking a major step in controlling your weight and blood sugar levels. Plus, you’re probably already eating a bunch of the foods on this list.

For those who are taking the baby-steps approach to eating better, this list is even more helpful. Not only are these power foods high in fiber, antioxidants, and vitamins and minerals, they’re also familiar and easy to find. That means you don’t have to hunt down any exotic ingredients or shop at specialty grocery stores to find foods that will help you get on track with a healthful meal plan.

 
Apples

An apple a day keeps the doctor away — specifically the cardiologist. A 2012 study at Ohio State University published in the Journal of Functional Foods found that eating just one apple a day for four weeks lowered LDL (bad) cholesterol by 40 percent. The professor leading the study explained that not all antioxidants are created equal, and that a particular type of antioxidant in apples had a profound effect on lowering LDLs, a contributor to heart disease. The study was funded in part by a grant from the U.S. Apple Association, among other supporters……

 
Carrots

Cooked or raw, carrots are a healthy addition to any meal plan. While cooked carrots have the rich texture of starchy vegetables, such as potatoes, they are classified as nonstarchy veggies because they don’t contain a lot of carbohydrate. A 1-cup serving of raw carrots has about 5 grams of carb, as does a 1/2-cup cooked serving. According to the American Diabetes Association, five baby carrots are considered a “free food” and do not need to be counted in a meal plan……..

 

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Top 25 Power Foods for Diabetes
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