Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Sugar-Free Chocolate Éclairs

May 16, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is – Sugar-Free Chocolate Éclairs. Have your Éclairs and eat them too with these Sugar-Free Chocolate Éclairs. You’ll be using a package of Sugar-Free Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix and a package of Sugar-Free Instant Chocolate Pudding Mix. The Recipe is from the CooksRecipes website which has a huge selection of recipes to please all tastes, diets, and cuisines. So check it out today! Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Sugar-Free Chocolate Éclairs

Recipe Ingredients:
Dough:
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup butter(no substitutes)
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 large eggs

Vanilla Filling:
1 1/4 cups cold fat-free milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (1-ounce) package sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
1 cup fat-free whipped topping

Chocolate Topping:
1 1/2 cups cold fat-free milk
1 (1.4-ounce) package sugar-free instant chocolate pudding mix

Cooking Directions:
1 – In a saucepan, bring water and butter to a boil. Add flour all at once, stirring until a smooth ball forms. Remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Continue beating until mixture is smooth and shiny. Transfer to a resealable plastic bag; seal.
2 – Cut a 1-inch hole in one corner of bag. Pipe eight 3 1/2-inch logs onto an ungreased baking sheet.
3 – Bake in a preheated oven at 450°F (230°C) for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 400°F (205°C); bake 15 to 20 minutes longer or until golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack. Immediately cut a slit in each to allow steam to escape; cool.
4 – Carefully cut off tops. Set the tops aside. Remove soft dough from the inside with a fork.
5 – For Vanilla Filling: In a mixing bowl, beat milk, vanilla and pudding on low speed for 2 minutes or until thickened. Fold in whipped topping; set aside.
6 – For Chocolate Topping: In another mixing bowl, beat milk and chocolate pudding mix for 2 minutes or until thickened.
7 – Spoon vanilla filling into éclairs; replace tops. Spread with chocolate topping.
Makes 8 éclairs

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 éclair): 170 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol. 418 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrates, trace fiber, 6 g protein. diabetic exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/sugar-free-chocolate-eclairs-recipe.html1/2

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – ALMOND CHEESECAKE BARS

May 9, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dessert of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is – ALMOND CHEESECAKE BARS. Graham Crackers, Almonds, Reduced Fat Cream Cheese, Eggs, Reduced Fat Sour Cream are just some of the ingredients that make up this week’s recipe. Splenda No Calorie Sweetener replaces the Sugar in the recipe. The Dessert is 120 calories and 8 carbs per serving. The recipe is from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website where you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes. Well Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

ALMOND CHEESECAKE BARS

Ingredients

Crust:

1/4 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1 1/4 cups graham cracker or vanilla wafer crumbs
1/3 cup light butter, melted
1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds, finely ground
Filling:

12 ounces reduced fat cream cheese
1/2 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
2 large eggs
1/4 cup reduced fat sour cream
2-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 cup toasted, sliced almonds

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2 – Spray an 8×8 pan with non-stick cooking spray.
3 – Mix crust ingredients together in a mixing bowl. Mix well. Press into prepared pan. Bake 10-12 minutes or until firm.
4 – Mix cream cheese and Splenda Granulated Sweetener together until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, scraping the sides of the bowl, and mixing well after each addition. Add sour cream and extracts; mix well. Pour over prepared crust.
5 – Bake in preheated oven for 40 to 47 minutes, or until firm.
6 – Top with toasted almonds.

Recipe Yield: Serves: 20 Serving Size: 1 bar

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 120
Fat: 8 grams
Saturated Fat: 3.5 grams
Sodium: 105 milligrams
Cholesterol: 35 milligrams
Protein: 4 grams
Carbohydrates: 8 grams
Sugars: 4 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/almond-cheesecake-bars

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Frozen Berry Ice Cream

May 2, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is – Frozen Berry Ice Cream. This delicious Dessert is made using Strawberries, Peaches, Blueberries, Sugar Substitute, Vanilla, and Low Fat Vanilla Ice Cream. It’s only 69 calories and 15 carbs per serving! The Recipe comes from the Diabetes Self Management website. At the site you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes along with Diabetes News and Diabetes Management Tips. Plus you can subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine, one of my favorites! So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Frozen Berry Ice Cream

Ingredients
8 ounces frozen unsweetened strawberries, partially thawed
8 ounces frozen unsweetened peaches, partially thawed
4 ounces frozen unsweetened blueberries, partially thawed
6 packets sugar substitute
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups sugar-free, low-fat vanilla ice cream
16 blueberries (optional)
4 small strawberries, halved (optional)
8 peach slices (optional)

Directions
1 – Combine partially thawed strawberries, peaches, blueberries, sugar substitute, and vanilla in food processor. Process until coarsely chopped.

2 – Add ice cream; process until well blended.

3 – Serve immediately for semi-soft texture or freeze until ready to serve. (If frozen, let stand 10 minutes to soften slightly.) Garnish each serving with 2 blueberries for “eyes,” 1 strawberry half for “nose,” and 1 peach slice for “smile.”

Yield: 8 servings.

Serving size: 1/2 cup.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 69 calories, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 23 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/frozen-berry-ice-cream/

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Ice Cream Cake

April 25, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Ice Cream Cake. Made with Crushed Sugar Cones, Unsalted Butter, Sugar Free Light Ice cream, Reduced Fat Whipped Topping, and Sugar Free Hot Fudge Sauce. It’s only 118 calories and 14 net carbs per serving! The recipe is from The Diabetes Self Management website which has a huge selection of recipes to please all tastes, diets, or cuisines! So check it out today. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Ice Cream Cake

 

Ingredients
5 crushed sugar cones
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
2 pints (4 cups) no-sugar-added light ice cream, softened at room temperature, divided
1 container (8 ounces) reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed
3 tablespoons sugar-free hot fudge sauce, warmed (optional)

Directions
1 – Spray 10-inch springform pan or deep-dish pie pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Place sugar cone crumbs in small bowl. Stir in butter until crumbs are evenly moistened. Press crumbs onto bottom and partially up side of prepared pan. Refrigerate 20 minutes.

3 – Spread one pint of ice cream into crust with rubber spatula. Freeze 30 minutes or until firm. Spread remaining pint of ice cream over first layer. Freeze 30 minutes or until firm. Spread whipped topping over ice cream; freeze 2 hours or until firm. If desired, drizzle with fudge sauce after 30 minutes.

4 – Let soften in refrigerator 15 to 30 minutes; slice into wedges to serve.

* Tip: To finely crush sugar cones, place in resealable plastic bag. Remove excess air from bag; seal. Press rolling pin on top of cones to break into pieces. Continue pressing until evenly crushed.

Yield: 16 servings.

Serving size: 1/16 of cake.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 118 calories, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 4 g, Cholesterol: 11 mg, Sodium: 35 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/ice-cream-cake/

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – APPLESAUCE CAKE

April 18, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dessert of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I’m starting a new feature post on Thursday’s, Diabetic Dessert of the Week. For the first Dessert it’s a recipe for APPLESAUCE CAKE. Molasses, Egg Substitute, Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, and Unsweetened Applesauce are just some of the ingredients you’ll need to make this week’s recipe. It’s from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website which has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes. So check it out today for some delicious and healthy recipes. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

APPLESAUCE CAKE

Ingredients

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 cup reduced-calorie margarine
1/4 cup molasses
1/2 cup egg substitute
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8×8 inch metal cake pan with vegetable cooking spray. In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and ginger. Set aside.
2 – In a large mixing bowl, beat margarine and molasses with an electric mixer on high speed for approximately 1 minute.
3 – Add egg substitute and vanilla and blend on high speed for 30 seconds. Mixture will be liquid.
4 – Add Splenda Granulated Sweetener and beat on medium speed until very smooth, approximately 1 1/2 minutes.
5 – Add flour mixture and applesauce and beat on low speed until mixed, approximately 45 seconds.
6 – Spread batter evenly into prepared pan and bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees F.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 8 servings Serving size: 1 slice.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 170
Fat: 7 grams
Saturated Fat: 1 grams
Fiber: 1 grams
Sodium: 260 milligrams
Protein: 4 grams
Carbohydrates: 24 grams
Sugars: 10 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/applesauce-cake

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