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/

 

 

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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

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Banana Cream Pie

July 26, 2016 at 5:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, diabetes, Diabetic Dish of the Week | 2 Comments
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Banana Cream Pie. Got a classic Dessert made a little healthier, Banana Cream Pie. It’s from one of my favorite sites the CooksRecipes website. Cooks has a fantastic selection of recipes for all tastes and cuisines. http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

 

 

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A decadent looking pie that has 39% less calories than the traditional recipe. No flavor is lost, just calories!

Recipe Ingredients:

Pie pastry for single crust 9-inch pie
1 1/4 cups Equal® Spoonful*
7 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups 2% milk
2 large egg yolks
1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped ripe bananas (about 3 medium)
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 cups frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed

 

Cooking Directions:

1 – Pierce bottom of pie pastry with tines of a fork. Bake in preheated 375°F oven 12 to 15 minutes or until crust is lightly browned. Cool completely on wire rack.
2 – Meanwhile, combine Equal®, cornstarch and salt in medium size saucepan. Whisk in milk until mixture is smooth. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, whisking constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute or until thickened.
3 – Beat egg yolks in small bowl until smooth. Stir about 1/2 cup hot milk mixture into eggs. Whisk egg mixture back into mixture in saucepan. Cook over very low heat, whisking constantly, 30 to 60 seconds. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes.
4 – Meanwhile, combine chopped bananas and lemon juice. Fold into milk mixture. Spoon into baked pie shell. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours or until filling is set.
5 – Spread prepared whipped topping over filling. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Refrigerate any leftovers.
Makes 8 servings.

*May substitute 30 packets Equal sweetener

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): calories 228, protein 5 g, carbohydrate 34 g, fat 8 g, cholesterol 62 mg, sodium 206 mg.
http://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/banana_cream_pie_recipe.html

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/

 

 

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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/

 
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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/

 
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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/

 

 

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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

Perfect Picnic Side Dishes

July 15, 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 Perfect Picnic Side Dishes. Side Dish recipes including; Ranch Deviled Eggs, Jicama Radish Slaw, and Corn on the Cob with Cilantro-Lime Butter. You can see them all on the Diabetic Living Online website! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

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Warm weather calls for outdoor picnics! Instead of heavy picnic food, bring one of these healthy picnic side dish ideas. Whether you’re looking for a diabetes-friendly picnic salad recipe or a lightened-up potato side dish, we have easy picnic recipes that will wow your friends and family.

 

 

Ranch Deviled Eggs

Give your traditional deviled eggs recipe a little variety by substituting roma tomatoes and jalapenos for some of the egg whites. We cut the filling with Greek yogurt and the remaining egg whites instead of mayonnaise for a leaner picnic appetizer…..

 
Jicama Radish Slaw

Our healthier coleslaw recipe replaces the traditional fatty mayonnaise with a light rice vinegar and sesame oil dressing. The result is a colorful, low-carb picnic side dish with Asian-inspired flavor….

 
Corn on the Cob with Cilantro-Lime Butter

Looking for diabetic picnic dish ideas? You can’t go wrong with classic corn on the cob. This easy side dish comes together with just six ingredients and weighs in at 9 grams of carb per serving…….

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Perfect Picnic Side Dishes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/side-dishes/perfect-picnic-side-dishes

Diabetic Frozen Dessert Recipes: Ice Cream, Sherbet, Frozen Pops and More

July 14, 2016 at 5:04 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 Frozen Dessert Recipes: Ice Cream, Sherbet, Frozen Pops and More. Beat the heat the healthy way with these Diabetic Frozen Dessert Recipes. Recipes that include; Silky Chocolate Milkshakes, Smoothie Pops, and Chocolate Ice Cream. Find them all at the Diabetic Living Online website, Stay Cool! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 
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Frozen desserts are in high demand any time of year, and our collection of diabetic recipes will let you enjoy your favorites guilt-free. Whether you want ice cream, ice pops, sherbet, frozen yogurt, snow cones, or ice cream pie, our sweet frozen treats can’t be beat.

 

 

Silky Chocolate Milkshakes

Light, silken-style tofu is the unexpected ingredient that gives this diabetic milkshake its high-protein appeal. Choose light vanilla ice cream and unsweetened cocoa powder to help slim down the dessert…..

 

Smoothie Pops

These refreshing, fat-free pops are a tasty way to sneak extra dairy and fruit into dessert. Use a variety of fruits for a colorful, nutritious snack that even the pickiest kids can’t resist…..

 
Chocolate Ice Cream

Nothing says dessert like homemade chocolate ice cream. Using whole milk may seem like a splurge, but our version of this classic is still low in calories and carbs, plus it has only six easy ingredients……

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the – Diabetic Frozen Dessert Recipes: Ice Cream, Sherbet, Frozen Pops and More.
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/dessert/ice-cream-sherbet-frozen-pop-recipes

Healthy Barbecue Recipes

July 13, 2016 at 4:56 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 Barbecue Recipes. Get the grill going and get set to enjoy some delicious and Healthy Barbecue Recipes. Recipes including; Wine-Braised Beef Brisket, Floribbean Ribs with Black-Eyed Pea and Grilled Pineapple Salsa, and BBQ Chicken Bites. You find all these and all the rest of the Diabetic Friendly Recipes at the Diabetic Living Online website. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

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Barbecues are a must when the weather turns warm. Bring the best of our healthy barbecue recipes to potlucks and parties, or simply whip them up for a night at home. From barbecue chicken to barbecue pork, all of these dishes are smokehouse-worthy and diabetes-friendly.

 

 

Wine-Braised Beef Brisket

The “low and slow” nature of barbecuing is what sets it apart from other cooking methods. We used a slow cooker for this diabetic brisket recipe to get the effect with less hassle…..

 
Floribbean Ribs with Black-Eyed Pea and Grilled Pineapple Salsa

You can thank the Caribbean’s influence on Florida cuisine for these savory barbecue ribs topped with sweet-and-spicy pureed mango and jalapeno. Serve homemade salsa on the side to complete the low-carb dinner……

 
BBQ Chicken Bites

Here’s a barbecue chicken recipe that guests will love munching on. We spooned baked chicken and barbecue sauce into miniature pepper halves instead of crackers to cut down on carbs……

 

 

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

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Pineapple Yogurt Dip

July 12, 2016 at 5:06 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 Pineapple Yogurt Dip. a delicious and fresh Dip that has Fat Free Cream Cheese, Yogurt, and Pineapple. You can find this recipe on the CooksRecipes website. The Cooks site has a fantastic selection of recipes for all tastes and cuisines, Enjoy!   http://www.cooksrecipes.com/

 

Pineapple Yogurt Dip

 

Cool and creamy, this dip makes a delicious centerpiece for a tray filled with assorted fresh fruits. Serve with brunch or as a healthy addition to a dessert buffet.

 

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened Cooksrecipes 2
1 (8-ounce) container fat-free plain yogurt
1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained well
1/2 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener

 

Cooking Directions:

Process cream cheese, yogurt, pineapple, and Splenda® Granulated Sweetener in a food processor or blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Spoon into a serving dish; cover and chill. Serve with assorted fresh fruit.
Makes 24 (2 tablespoons) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/24 of recipe; 2 tablespoons): Calories: 30; Calories from Fat: 15; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 5mg; Sodium: 50mg; Total Carbs: 2g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugars: 2g; Protein: 2g.

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

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