Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Salad Recipes

May 3, 2015 at 5:20 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Take your pick on these healthy and delicious Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Salad Recipes. From the Diabetic Living On Line website. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

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Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Salad Recipes
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…..

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Salad Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/side-dishes/diabetes-friendly-fruit-salad-recipes

Low-Carb Breakfast Recipes

May 1, 2015 at 5:26 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | 2 Comments
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With Diabetes 2 you have to keep your carbs in check. But you can still have a delicious Breakfast with these Low-Carb Breakfast Recipes from Diabetic Living On Line, Enjoy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Low-Carb Breakfast Recipes
Whether you crave a homemade muffin, a brunch dish for company, or crisp hash browns, you’ll find it in this Diabetic living logocollection of diabetic breakfast favorites, most with carb counts of 20 grams or less per serving.

 

Hash Brown Potato Cakes

If you thought hash browns were off-limits, think again. In addition to reasonable portion sizes, this recipe calls for just a small amount of olive oil and cooking spray, helping to reduce fat and calories. The best news of all: It has 9 grams of carb per serving…..

 
Knife-and-Fork Breakfast Burrito

If you’re in the mood for Mexican, give this low-carb recipe a try. The eggs are cooked in a thin layer and become the shell, replacing regular, carb-laden tortillas. Healthy black beans provide 4 grams of fiber……

 
Pick-Me-Up Bars

A welcome change from the usual morning toast or cereal, these portable whole wheat breakfast bars provide energy to help pick you up and keep you going……

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Low-Carb Breakfast Recipes

 

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/breakfast/low-carb-breakfast-recipes

Diabetic Egg Breakfast Recipes

April 30, 2015 at 5:08 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living On Line website, it’s Diabetic Egg Breakfast Recipes. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Diabetic Egg Breakfast Recipes
Packed with protein, eggs are a great way to start your day. Try one of these diabetes-friendly egg recipes that are carb-smart and delicious.

 

 

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Vegetable-Filled Omelets

Start the day with a low-calorie, protein-loaded egg breakfast. Bursting at the seams with herbed tomatoes, cucumber, and summer squash, this vegetarian omelet fills us up with just 7 grams of carb per serving……

 

 

Breakfast Risotto with Fried Eggs

We replaced rice with steel-cut oats to make the classic Italian dish work for breakfast. Sautéed veggies and Brie Omelheese are the final touches for the savory, low-carb egg breakfast…..

 

 

Egg and Vegetable Muffins

Make eggs in muffin tins for a perfectly portioned breakfast. Fiber-rich bulgur, vegetables, and reduced-fat feta cheese give the egg muffins substance while keeping the dish at 4 grams of fat and 9 grams of carb per serving……

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Diabetic Egg Breakfast Recipes

 

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/breakfast/diabetic-egg-breakfast-recipes

Toffee-Pecan Topped Cookies

April 29, 2015 at 5:25 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, diabetes | Leave a comment
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From the CooksRecipes website, Toffee-Pecan Topped Cookies. These are Diabetic Friendly, a great snack or dessert for those (like myself) with Diabetes 2. Love this site it’s full of healthy and delicious recipe! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

 
Toffee-Pecan Topped Cookies

Toffee-Pecan Topped CookiesThese decadent (and heart-smart) drop cookies are sure to satisfy that urge for something sweet and nutty!

Recipe Ingredients:

Cookies:
Canola oil cooking spray
2/3 cup white whole-wheat flour, spooned into measuring cup and leveledCooksrecipes 2
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup dark brown sugar, firmly packed
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup egg substitute (1 large egg)
3 tablespoons canola oil
1 teaspoon vanilla, butter, and nut flavoring* or 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Topping:
1/4 cup (1 ounce) pecan pieces, toasted and finely chopped
1/4 cup toffee bits**

Cooking Directions:

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Coat a baking sheet with canola oil cooking spray.
2 – For Cookies: Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl; set aside.
3 – Combine brown sugar, sugar, egg substitute, canola oil, and vanilla flavoring in another medium bowl. With an electric mixer on high speed, cream together until smooth and fluffy.
4 – Reduce to medium- low speed, gradually add flour mixture to creamed mixture and beat until well blended. Drop mixture 2 inches apart by level teaspoons onto a cookie sheet.
5 – For Topping: Combine nuts and toffee in a small bowl. Top each cookie with 1/2 teaspoon nut mixture.
6 – Bake 7 minutes. Let stand 1 minute on the cookie sheet before removing with a metal spatula. Cool on a wire rack.
Makes 48 cookies or 16 (3 cookie) servings.

*The “vanilla, butter, and nut flavoring” is one flavoring, not three separate ones. It is sold next to vanilla extract in most supermarkets and gives the cookies a butterscotch flavor.

**Don’t like toffee? Use mini chocolate chips instead.

 

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe; 3 cookies): Calories 120; Total Fat 5g; Saturated Fat 1g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 150 mg; Carbohydrates 18g; Fiber 1g; Protein 1g.

 

http://www.cooksrecipes.com/cookie/toffee-pecan_topped_cookies_recipe.html

Diabetic Pancake Recipes

April 28, 2015 at 5:13 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Diabetic Pancake Recipes

It’s just a pancake sort of day! Here are some healthier homemade pancake recipe that are diabetic-friendly. From the Diabetic Living On Line website, Enjoy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Diabetic Pancake Recipes
Fluffy pancakes are a quick and easy morning indulgence you don’t have to live without. Our healthier homemade Diabetic living logopancake recipes are made diabetes-friendly with fresh fruits and hearty grains, so you can help yourself to a small stack without worry.

 
Strawberries and Cream Pancakes

Sneak your choice of chia seeds or flaxseeds into pancake batter to up your fiber intake. Two of these decadent cream cheese- and strawberry-topped pancakes have just 158 calories and 22 grams of carb…..

 
Pumpkin-Ricotta Pancakes

With a flavor combination reminiscent of pumpkin cheesecake, these rich flapjacks taste more like a dessert than a breakfast. Top the high-fiber diabetic dish with a mixture of honey, mint, and orange segments……

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Diabetic Pancake Recipes

 

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/breakfast/diabetic-pancake-recipes

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Buttermilk Oat Pancakes

April 28, 2015 at 5:11 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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It’s tough to beat piping hot pancakes fresh off the griddle to start your day! So for the Diabetic Dish of the Week, Buttermilk Oat Pancakes. Start your mornings off healthy, Enjoy!

 

Buttermilk Oat Pancakes

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups regular rolled oats
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 slightly beaten egg whites
2 1/4 cups buttermilk
2 tablespoons cooking oil
2 tablespoons honey (optional)
1 teaspoon vanilla
Nonstick spray coating
Light pancake syrup and waffle syrup product(optional)

 

Directions

1 – In a large bowl combine the oats, all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, and salt. Make a well in the center of mixture; set aside.
2 – In a medium bowl combine the egg whites, buttermilk, oil, honey (if desired), and vanilla. Add egg white mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy). Cover batter; allow to stand at room temperature for 15 to 3 minutes.
3 – Coat an unheated griddle or heavy nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat over medium-high heat. For each pancake, pour about 1/4 cup of the batter onto the hot griddle or skillet. Spread batter into a circle about 4 inches in diameter. Cook over medium heat about 2 minutes on each side or until the pancakes are golden, turning to cook second sides when pancakes have bubbly surfaces and edges are slightly dry. If desired, serve pancakes with syrup.

 

Makes 8 servings (16 pancakes).

Servings Per Recipe: 8
PER SERVING: 237 cal., 6 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 3 mg chol., 257 mg sodium, 36 g carb., 4 g fiber, 10 g pro.

Low-Carb Mexican Recipes

April 26, 2015 at 5:37 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Enjoy the Mexican Cuisine without all the carbs, Low-Carb Mexican Recipes. From the Diabetic Living On Line website. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Low-Carb Mexican Recipes
¡Delicioso! Turn to these diabetes-friendly recipes when you’re craving Mexican food. Whether you’re looking for authentic Mexican recipes or Tex-Mex food, we’ve got skinny salsas, veggie-packed taco recipes, and easy low-carb casseroles that are sure to impress.

 

 

Grilled Lime Chicken with Watermelon Salsa

Juicy watermelon salsa makes a refreshing topper for this Mexican chicken recipe. With just 9 grams of carb per serving, the lime-brushed chicken breasts are a go-to diabetic dish for the grill…..

 

 

Seafood Enchiladas

This gorgeous dish combines the Mexican flavors you love with the convenience of a casserole. We stuffed tortillas with a mixture of fish, shrimp, peppers, and creamy sauce for a low-carb seafood dinner that feeds eight…..

 

 

Huevos Rancheros Tacos

Scrambled eggs take the place of meat in these protein-packed vegetarian Mexican tacos. And at 31 grams of carb per serving, they’re a healthy choice for breakfast, lunch, or dinner….

 
* Click the link below to get all the Low-Carb Mexican Recipes

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/mexican/low-carb-mexican-recipes

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Banana-Stuffed French Toast

April 21, 2015 at 5:26 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week | 1 Comment
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I have a Diabetic Friendly Breakfast or Brunch Recipe for this week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week, Banana-Stuffed French Toast. Cut the Calories, Fat, and Carbs from any recipe when you can!

 
Banana-Stuffed French Toast

Ingredients:

Nonstick cooking spray
2 eggs
1/2 cup fat-free milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 1-inch-thick slices French bread
2/3 cup thinly sliced banana
Sifted powdered sugar, light pancake and waffle syrup product, or maple syrup (optional)

 
Directions:
Preheat oven to 500 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil; lightly coat foil with nonstick cooking spray. In a shallow bowl, combine eggs, milk, vanilla, and cinnamon. Beat with a wire whisk or rotary beater until well mixed. Set aside.
Using a knife, cut a pocket in each bread slice, cutting horizontally from the top crust almost to, but not through, the bottom crust. Fill bread pockets with banana.
Dip bread slices into egg mixture, coating both sides of each slice. Place on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden, turning once. If desired, sprinkle with powdered sugar or serve with syrup. Makes 4 slices.

 
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 210 cal., 4 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 107 mg chol., 352 mg sodium, 34 g carb. 2 g fiber, 9 g pro.

Stuffed Celery Bites

April 18, 2015 at 9:16 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, diabetes, diabetes friendly | Leave a comment
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Here’s a Diabetic-Friendly Snack or Appetizer that’s sure to please, Stuffed Celery Bites. Only 132 calories and 3 carbs per serving. It’s from one of my favorite sites, Cooks Recipes. http://www.cooksrecipes.com/

 

Stuffed Celery Bites
For the easiest preparation, spread the cream cheese mixture in the celery first, then slice.Cooksrecipes 2

Recipe Ingredients:

Nonstick cooking spray
2 tablespoons pine nuts
1 clove garlic, minced
8 stalks celery
1 (8-ounce) tub cream cheese with dried tomato or cream cheese (regular, lowfat or fat-free)
1/4 cup (1-ounce) shredded Italian cheese blend
2 tablespoons dry-roasted shelled sunflower seeds
Celery leaves (optional)

 

Cooking Directions:

1 – Lightly coat a skillet with cooking spray. Add pine nuts and garlic. Cook over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until nuts are golden brown, stirring frequently. Set aside.
2 – Remove tops and wide base from celery. Using a vegetable peeler, remove two thin strips from the rounded side of the celery, creating a flat surface.
3 – In a small bowl combine the cream cheese and shredded Italian cheese. Spread or spoon cheese mixture into celery. Cut each filled stalk of celery into 2-inch pieces. Sprinkle half the pieces with the pine nut mixture and half with the sunflower seeds. If desired, stuff celery up to 4 hours before serving; cover, chill, cut, and add nuts and seeds just before serving. If desired, garnish with celery leaves.
Makes 8 servings.

 

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): calories: 132, total fat: 13g, saturated fat: 7g, cholesterol: 31mg, sodium: 152mg, carbohydrate: 3g, fiber: 1g, protein: 4g, vitamin A: 7%, vitamin C: 5%, calcium: 6%, iron: 3%

 

http://www.cooksrecipes.com/appetizer/stuffed_celery_bites_recipe.html

Diabetic Mexican Recipes

April 18, 2015 at 5:28 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From Diabetic Living On Line it’s, Diabetic Mexican Recipes. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Diabetic Mexican Recipes
We made over your favorite Mexican dishes to be lower in carbs and fat. Once you’ve had a bite, you’ll be saying, “Mas, por favor!”

 
Southwest Breakfast QuesadillaDiabetic living logo

Kick your breakfast into high gear by adding a Southwest blend of chipotle, black beans, and pico de gallo. Fit for an on-the-go meal or quick brunch, this quesadilla has 25 grams of carb per serving…..

 

 

Sweet-Spiced Sirloin on Arugula with Skillet Corn

Spice up your dinner! Steak, whole kernel corn, cinnamon, and chile peppers combine for an intense flavor that is sweet yet spicy — and only 21 grams of carb per serving……

 
Pork and Green Onion Tortilla Pileups

Pile sliced pork chops, fresh cilantro, and grape tomatoes on corn tortillas and romaine lettuce for a Mexican meal the whole family will love. Squeeze lime juice over all for a splash of citrus flavor……

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Diabetic Mexican Recipes

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/mexican/diabetic-mexican-recipes

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