Tags: Chicken, Cooking, Diabetes, Diabetic Living On Line, Food, Low Carb Recipes, Pasta, Poultry, recipes, Seafood, Whole Grains
From the Diabetic Living On Line website, Our Best Low-Carb Pasta Recipes. Now you can have your Pasta and eat it too! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/
Our Best Low-Carb Pasta Recipes
Carb control is essential in maintaining healthy blood sugar levels, but that doesn’t mean you have to completely cut out noodles. With pasta salads, soups, and traditional spaghetti, our healthy pasta recipes will satisfy your cravings for the hearty comfort foods without weighing you down.
Ribbons of fresh zucchini and snipped parsley add lively color and nutrients to this easy chicken pasta recipe featuring whole grain noodles, lean chicken, and a light, creamy homemade Alfredo sauce…..
Poblano Pasta Salad
Taste a touch of the Southwest with this low-calorie pasta salad that’s perfect for a relaxed afternoon on the patio. Make it ahead of time and add the dressing just before serving…..
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Tags: Bananas, Cooking, Diabetes, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Food, Fruit, Kabobs, Melons, recipes
Add some fruit to your meals, and it’s Diabetic Friendly!
3/4 cup bite size Cantaloupe Chunks
3/4 cup bite size Honeydew Melon Chunks
3/4 cup small fresh Strawberries, hulled
3/4 cup bite – size fresh Pineapple chunks
1 small Banana cut into 1 – inch – thick slices
1 cup Orange Juice
1/4 cup Lime Juice
1 6 – ounce Vanilla Low – Fat or Fat – Free Yogurt
2 tablespoons frozen Orange Juice Concentrate, thawed
Ground Nutmeg or Ground Cinnamon (Optional)
1 – On eight 6 – inch skewers, alternately thread Fruit chunks and slices. Place Kabobs in a glass baking dish. In a small bowl combine Orange Juice and Lime Juice; pour evenly over Kabobs. Cover; chill Kabobs for at least 30 minutes or up to 60 minutes, turning occasionally.
2 – Meanwhile, for Dip, in a small bowl stir together Yogurt and Orange Concentrate. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
3 – To serve, arrange Kabobs on a serving platter; discard Juice Mixture. If desired, sprinkle Nutmeg or Cinnamon over Kabobs. Serve with Dip.
Nutrition: 62 calories, 0 g total fat, 20 mg sodium, 14 6 carbs, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein
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Diabetic Friendly Meals for two, from the Diabetic Living On Line website! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/
Meals for Two
Not cooking for a crowd? Tired of too many leftovers? Try these oh-so-yummy dinners designed for two. From steak to scallops, these delectable meals are diabetes-friendly and surprisingly easy to make!
Tender, juicy steak smothered in our bold red wine sauce will make this dish an instant favorite. Add extra wine sauce to your favorite steamed veggie to complete the meal….
Lamb Chops with Grape-Balsamic Sauce
Sweet grapes pair with tangy balsamic vinegar in this rich sauce. Once you trim the lamb ribs (or pork loin, if you prefer), you can enjoy this dish for just 230 calories per serving…..
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Tags: Broccoli, Cooking, Diabetes, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Dips, Food, Onions, recipes, Spices, Spicy Broccoli Spread
Eat your Broccoli, with this Diabetic Dish of the Week – Spicy Broccoli Spread
Spicy Broccoli Spread
2 cups Broccoli Florets
1/2 cup chopped Onions
1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan Cheese
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper
Assorted sliced Vegetables, Baked Tortilla Chips, or assorted Crackers
1 – In a covered medium saucepan cook Broccoli in a small amount of boiling salted water about 10 minutes or until tender. Drain well, reserving cooking liquid.
2 – In a small skillet cook Onion in hot Oil for 8-10 minutes or until Onion is tender. In a Food Processor or Blender combine Broccoli, Onion, Parmesan Cheese, and Crushed Red Pepper. Cover and process or blend until nearly smooth. If mixture seems dry and thick, stir in enough the reserved cooking liquid, 1 tablespoon at a time, to reach a spreading consistency. Cover and chill for at least 3 hours or up to 24 hours.
3 – Serve with the assorted sliced Vegetables, Baked Tortilla Chips, or assorted Crackers.
Nutrition/ per 3 Tablespoons of Spread – 32 calories, 2 g Total Fat, 1 mg Cholesterol, 26 mg Sodium, 3 g Carbs, 1 g Fiber, 1 g Protein
Tags: Diabetes, Diabetic Living On Line, fruits, Lean Meats, Salads, Seafood, Vegetables, Whole Grains
From the Diabetic Living On Line website, Heart-Healthy Recipes. Get these and many other Diabetic Friendly Recipes at: http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/
From must-try dinners to diabetes-friendly desserts, these heart-healthy recipes are packed with power foods that boast cholesterol- and blood pressure-lowering benefits. Each heart-smart recipe has been tuned to keep fat, cholesterol, and sodium in check without sacrificing substance or flavor. Eating healthfully never tasted so good!
Take dinner up a notch with this yummy salad filled with spinach, strawberries, and blueberries, which burst with heart-smart antioxidants. Walnuts add more than just crunch to the colorful meal — the heart-healthy superfood contains polyunsaturated fats, which can help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol……
Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes
Buckwheat, a whole grain in these delicious pancakes, contains flavonoids that have been studied for their beneficial effects on blood glucose levels, cholesterol, and blood pressure. Ready in 30 minutes, this low-fat, low-sodium breakfast recipe is suitable for diabetic meal plans. And that’s not all — blueberries are a heart-healthy superfood with beta-carotene, vitamin C, and folate…..
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Tags: Carrot Hummus, Carrots, Cooking, Diabetes, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Food, Hummus, recipes, Spices
This week’s Diabetic Friendly Dish is Carrot Hummus.
1 cup chopped carrots
1 15 – ounce can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained
1/4 cup tahini (sesame seed paste)
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, quartered
1/2 teaspoon roasted ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley
Assorted dippers (such as toasted whole wheat pita bread triangles, vegetable sticks, and/or whole-grain crackers)
1 – In a covered small saucepan cook carrots in a small amount of boiling water for 6 to 8 minutes or until tender; drain. In a food processor combine cooked carrots, garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, and salt. Cover and process until mixture is smooth. Transfer to a small serving bowl. Stir in parsley.
2 – Cover and chill for at least 1 hour or for up to 3 days. If too thick, stir in enough water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until dipping consistency. Serve with assorted dippers. Makes 2 cups, 16 (2-tablespoon) servings.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Servings Per Recipe: 16
PER SERVING: 60 cal., 2 g total fat 124 mg sodium, 8 g carb. (2 g fiber), 2 g pro.
Tags: Chicken, Cooking, Diabetes, Diabetic Living On Line, Food, Poultry, recipes, Slow cooker, Soups, Stews
Some more great Slow Cooker Diabetic Recipes from the Diabetic Living On Line website.
Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes
Versatile and healthy, chicken adds a wonderful dimension to the dinner table. We’ve provided several delectable ways to fix it so you’ll never lose inspiration. Best of all, these recipes can be made in the slow cooker, so there’s less work, faster cleanup, and more time to enjoy outside of the kitchen.
A lighter take on classic chili, this slow cooker recipe is sure to fill you up. Protein-packed chicken and kidney beans leave you feeling full while keeping this dish to 23 grams of carb per serving…….
Chicken Mulligatawny Soup
Curry powder offers a delicious taste to this Asian-inspired soup. Dish it up tonight for a low-calorie meal the whole family will love…….
Curried Chicken and Vegetable Stew
Curry and fresh cilantro add flair to this easy savory dish. Carrots and potatoes up the comfort level of this stew, making it a great pick for even the pickiest eater……
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Simplify cooking with these Diabetic Slow Cooker Recipes. it’s all from the Diabetic Living On Line website. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/
Diabetic Slow Cooker Recipes
Take the work out of cooking with easy recipes made healthy for your diabetic diet. Find tastes that span the globe, including Mediterranean, Asian, Mexican, Cajun, Indian, German, Southern, and Caribbean flavors. Just add the ingredients and let your slow cooker do the rest!
Picante and cayenne pepper sauce up the ante in this low-carb recipe for two. Serve with brown rice for a complete meal…..
Mexican-Style Pot Roast Sandwiches
A spicy spin on a traditional sandwich, this casual meal gets a flavor boost from cilantro and cumin. Make them for your next party or potluck…..
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Tags: Breakfast, Brunch, Cheese, Cooking, Diabetes, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Eggs, Food, Peppers, Ranch Eggs, recipes, Spices, Tortillas
Nonstick cooking spray
1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced
1 14 1/2 – ounce can diced tomatoes, drained
1 fresh jalapeno chile pepper, seeded and chopped*
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon McCormick Chili Powder
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/3 cup Sargento Reduced-Fat Shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar Cheese
1 tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro
6 6 – inches corn tortillas, warmed according to package directions (optional) OLE Low Carb Tortillas are a good option.
1 – Coat an unheated large ovenproof skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion to hot skillet. Cook about 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
2 – Meanwhile, in a small bowl stir together drained tomatoes, chile pepper, garlic, and chili powder. Pour tomato mixture over onion in skillet; spread evenly. Break one of the eggs into a measuring cup or custard cup. Carefully slide egg onto tomato mixture. Repeat with remaining eggs, spacing eggs as evenly as possible. Sprinkle eggs with salt and black pepper.
3 – Bake, uncovered, in a 400 degree oven about 20 minutes or until eggs are set. Remove from oven. Sprinkle with cheese; let stand for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro. If desired, serve with warmed tortillas. Makes 6 servings.
* Because chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes, avoid direct contact with them as much as possible. When working with chile peppers, wear plastic or rubber gloves. If your bare hands do touch the peppers, wash your hands and nails well with soap and warm water.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Servings Per Recipe: 6
PER SERVING: 121 cal., 7 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 217 mg chol., 367 mg sodium, 7 g carb. (2 g fiber), 9 g pro.