Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Lemon-Ginger Apple Crisp

October 22, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | 3 Comments
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a Lemon-Ginger Apple Crisp. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Apple Slices, Brown Sugar, All Purpose Flour, Lemon Juice, Lemon Peel, Ground Ginger, Quick Oats, and Margarine. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Lemon-Ginger Apple Crisp
Looking for a sweet and healthy treat? Avoid heavy desserts that can weigh you down. This light apple crisp highlighted by lemon and ginger is the perfect way to relax after a long day!

Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1/6th of recipe

Ingredients
6 cups peeled apple slices
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar, divided
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 cup quick oats
1 tablespoon margarine, melted

Directions
1 – Preheat oven to 350°F.

2 – Combine apples, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1 tablespoon flour, lemon juice, lemon peel, and ginger in 2-quart ovenproof microwavable baking dish; toss to coat evenly.

3 – Combine remaining 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, oats, and margarine in small bowl; mix well. Sprinkle evenly over apple mixture.

4 – Microwave on HIGH 12 to 15 minutes or until mixture begins to bubble.

5 – Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until apples are tender and topping is golden brown.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 179 calories, Carbohydrates: 38 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 26 mg, Fiber: 3 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – LEMON MERINGUE PIE

October 15, 2020 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 a LEMON MERINGUE PIE. Enjoy the classic Dessert of a LEMON MERINGUE PIE, but this one is Diabetic Friendly! You can find this Diabetic Friendly recipe and more all at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. You can also sign up to receive wonderful recipes, engaging articles, helpful and healthful tips, critically important news and more. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

LEMON MERINGUE PIE

Ingredients

For Pie Filling:
Pastry for single-crust 9-inch pie
2-1/4 cups water
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice or frozen lemon juice concentrate*
1/2 cup cornstarch
2 eggs
2 egg whites
1-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1-1/2 cups Equal Spoonful or Granulated**
2 tablespoons stick butter or margarine
1 to 2 drops yellow food coloring (optional)

For Meringue:
3 egg whites
1/4 teaspoon cream tartar
2/3 cup Equal Spoonful or Granulated***
* Such as Minute Maid Premium Lemon juice (frozen) 100% Pure Lemon Juice from Concentrate

** May substitute 36 packets Equal sweetener

Directions

1 – For Pie Filling, roll pastry on floured surface into circle 1 inch larger than inverted 9-inch pie plate. Ease pastry into plate; trim and flute edge. Pierce bottom and side of pastry with fork. Bake in preheated 425F oven 10 to 12 minutes or until pastry is golden. Cool on wire rack.
2 – Combine water, lemon juice and cornstarch in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Beat eggs, 2 egg whites and lemon peel in medium bowl. Mix in 1-1/2 cups Equal. Stir about half of hot cornstarch mixture into egg mixture.
3 – Return all to saucepan. Cook and stir over low heat 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in butter until melted. Stir in food coloring, if desired. Pour mixture over baked pie shell.
4 – For Meringue, beat 3 egg whites in mixing bowl on medium speed of mixer until foamy. Add cream of tartar. Beat to soft peaks. Gradually beat in 2/3 cup Equal, beating to stiff peaks. Spread meringue over hot lemon filling, carefully sealing to edge of crust to prevent shrinking or weeping.
5 – Bake pie in 425F oven about 5 minutes or until meringue is lightly browned.
6 – Cool completely on wire rack. Cut pie into wedges.

Recipe Yield: Serves: 8

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 178
Fat: 9 grams
Sodium: 133 milligrams
Cholesterol: 65 milligrams
Protein: 5 grams
Carbohydrates: 20 grams
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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Lower-Fat BLT

October 13, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is a Lower-Fat BLT. To make this week’s Dish you’ll be needing Cooking Spray, Canadian Style Bacon, Whole Grain Hamburger Buns, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Low-Fat Cholesterol-Free Mayonnaise, Basil Leaves, and Mrs. Dash Original Seasoning Blend. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Lower-Fat BLT
Craving a BLT but trying to avoid all the fat in the standard sandwich? You’ll love this Lower-Fat BLT, which uses Canadian bacon and low-fat mayo!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes.

Nonstick cooking spray
8 ounces Canadian-style bacon (eight 1-ounce slices)
4 whole-grain hamburger buns, toasted
4 lettuce leaves
4 large, ripe tomato slices (about 1/2 inch thick)
1/4 cup low-fat, cholesterol-free mayonnaise
1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
2 teaspoons Mrs. Dash original seasoning blend

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 sandwich

Dressing:

1 – Spray a medium skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Over medium heat, cook bacon (about 3–4 slices at a time) on both sides until slightly browned (2–3 minutes total). Separate toasted hamburger buns. On one side, layer bacon, lettuce, and tomato. In a small bowl, combine dressing ingredients. Spread 1 tablespoon of dressing on the other side of the bun, then join sides to complete the sandwiches.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 233 calories, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Protein: 14 g, Fat: 9 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 28 mg, Sodium: 911 mg
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/lower-fat-blt/

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Autumn Bran Muffins

October 8, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | 3 Comments
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is – Autumn Bran Muffins. The Muffins are made using Cooking Spray, All Purpose Flour, Whole Wheat Flour, Sugar, Baking Powder, Salt, Pumpkin Pie Spice, 100% Bran Cereal, Skim Milk, Egg Whites, Canned Pumpkin, and Vegetable Oil. The Muffins are 70 calories and 11 net carbs. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Autumn Bran Muffins

Ingredients
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes.

Nonstick cooking spray
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
2 cups 100% bran cereal
1 1/2 cups skim milk
2 egg whites
1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin
2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Directions
Yield: 22 muffins
Serving size: one 2 1/2-inch muffin

1 – Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray muffin pans (with enough cups for 22 muffins) with nonstick cooking spray. Stir together flours, sugar, baking powder, salt, and pumpkin pie spice. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, combine the bran cereal and milk and let sit until the cereal softens, about two minutes. Add the egg whites, oil, and pumpkin to the cereal and milk, and blend well. Add the flour mixture, stirring only until it is combined. Portion the batter evenly into the muffin pans. Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Gently remove muffins from baking pans and serve warm or cold.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 70 calories, Carbohydrates: 14 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 105 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/sides/autumn-bran-muffins/

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe for Diabetics

September 24, 2020 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 – Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe for Diabetics. Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Grated Zucchini, Unsweetened Applesauce, Skim Milk, Splenda, Cocoa Powder, Whipped Topping, Berries and more! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe for Diabetics
Get your chocolate fix and the nutritional benefits of peak-season zucchini in this crave-worthy cake!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 8 minutes
Cooking time: 35 minutes.

Nonstick cooking spray
2 cups finely grated zucchini (from about 2 medium, 6-inch-long, unpeeled)
1/2 cup canola oil
2 whole eggs plus 1 egg white
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 cup skim milk
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup Splenda, No Calorie Sweetener, Granular
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Fat-free, nondairy whipped topping (optional)
15 berries of any kind (optional)

Directions
Yield: 15 servings
Serving size: 3″ x 2 1/2″ Square

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9″ x 13″ baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients and mix well. Add remaining ingredients and stir until well blended. Pour into prepared pan. Bake for 30–35 minutes, until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool. Cut into 15 servings (5 rows in one direction and 3 in the other). If desired, top each piece of cake with 1 tablespoon fat-free nondairy whipped topping and a berry of your choice. (Topping provides less than 5 grams of carbohydrate and is considered a free food).

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 181 calories, Carbohydrates: 20 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 9 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 268 mg, Fiber: 2 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Dreamy Orange Pie Dessert Recipe for Diabetics

September 17, 2020 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 a Dreamy Orange Pie Dessert Recipe for Diabetics. To make this Dreamy Dessert you’ll be needing Whole Low-Fat Honey Graham Crackers, Reduced-Fat Margarine, No-Sugar-Added Vanilla Ice Cream, Orange Sherbet, Sugar Free Whipped Topping, and Mandarin Orange Slices. Dream On! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Dreamy Orange Pie Dessert Recipe for Diabetics
Top each piece of this pie with one tablespoon of whipped topping and one orange slice for a dessert that’s as pleasing to the eye as it is to the palette!

Ingredients
8 whole low-fat honey graham crackers, crushed (1 1/2 cups)
2 tablespoons reduced-fat margarine, melted
1 pint no-sugar-added vanilla ice cream, softened
1 pint orange sherbet, softened
10 tablespoons sugar-free whipped topping
10 mandarin orange slices

Directions
Yield: 10 servings
Serving size: 1/10 of pie

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Combine crumbs and margarine in medium bowl. Gently press crumb mixture on bottom and 1/2 inch up side of pan. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on wire rack.

3 – Spread ice cream evenly in cooled crust. Freeze 30 minutes or until firm to the touch. Spread orange sherbet evenly over ice cream; freeze at least 1 hour or until firm.

4 – To serve, run knife carefully around edge of pan; remove side of pan. Cut into 10 slices. Top each slice with 1 tablespoon whipped topping and 1 orange slice.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 160 calories, Carbohydrates: 28 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 4 mg, Sodium: 139 mg, Fiber: 2 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Sour Cream Coffee Cake

September 3, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in 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 a Sour Cream Coffee Cake. This Light and Delicious Dessert is made using Margarine, Unsweetened Applesauce, Sugar, Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Egg Substitute, Fat Free Sour Cream, Vanilla, Flour, Whole Wheat Flour, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, Salt, Ground Cinnamon, and Walnuts. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 50–60 minutes.

Ingredients

Nonstick cooking spray
1/2 cup margarine labeled no trans or saturated fat
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/2 cup plus 1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup plus 1/4 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, granular
3 eggs or 3/4 cup egg substitute
1 cup fat-free sour cream
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups sifted whole wheat flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions
Yield: 20 servings
Serving size: 1/20th of the recipe (about 2 ounces)

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a large tube pan or a 10” x 10” square baking pan with nonstick cooking spray and lightly coat with flour. Blend the margarine, applesauce, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/2 cup Splenda together. Add the eggs, sour cream, and vanilla, beating until well combined. Add the all-purpose and whole wheat flours, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, mixing until incorporated. In a separate bowl, combine 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup Splenda, cinnamon, and nuts; set aside. Pour half of the batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle three-quarters of the sugar–nut mixture over the batter. Top with the remaining batter and sprinkle with the rest of the sugar–nut mixture. Bake for 50–60 minutes, until a cake tester inserted into the center of the pan comes out clean. Let the coffee cake cool for 10 minutes. If you baked the cake in a tube pan, invert and remove from the pan.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 180 calories, Carbohydrates: 26 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 1.5 g, Cholesterol: 35 mg, Sodium: 200 mg, Fiber: 2 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Chocolate-Almond Crispy Treats

August 27, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in 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 Chocolate-Almond Crispy Treats. The Treats are made using Gluten-Free Crisp Brown Rice Cereal, Almonds, Light Corn Syrup, Almond Butter, Brown Sugar, Unsweetened Cocoa Powder, Salt, and Semisweet Chocolate Chips. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Chocolate-Almond Crispy Treats
Why get store-bought when you can go with homemade? These chocolate delights are sure to satisfy — and they’re gluten free, to boot. Crispy brown rice cereal serves as the perfect base for chocolate chips, almond butter, toasted almonds and cocoa for a treat that can’t be beat!

Ingredients
6 cups gluten-free crisp brown rice cereal
1 1/2 cups sliced almonds, toasted*
1 cup light corn syrup
1/3 cup almond butter
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Directions
Yield: 24 bars
Serving size: 1 bar

1 – Line 13×9-inch baking pan with parchment paper. Spray with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Combine rice cereal and almonds in large bowl; set aside.

3 – Combine corn syrup, almond butter, brown sugar, cocoa, and salt in large saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat 5 minutes or until mixture is smooth and just begins to boil across surface. Remove from heat.

4 – Immediately stir cereal mixture into saucepan. Gently fold in chocolate chips. Press firmly into prepared pan. Let stand 1 hour or until set. Cut into bars.

*Note: To toast almonds, spread in single layer in heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes or until nuts are lightly browned, stirring frequently.
Nutrition Information:
Calories: 170 calories, Carbohydrates: 27 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 45 mg, Fiber: 2 g
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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Spinach Salad with Strawberries

August 16, 2020 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 Side Dish of the Week is a Spinach Salad with Strawberries. Fantastic Light Summer Side Dish, Spinach Salad with Strawberries. It’s made using Canola Oil, Salad Vinegar, Sugar, Green Onion, Black Pepper, Tabasco Sauce, Sesame Seeds, Spinach, and Strawberries. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Spinach Salad with Strawberries
Looking for an easy make-ahead side dish to complement your backyard cookouts? Look no further than this light and summery salad! Packed with vitamin C but light in carbs, its delicate combination of strawberries and spinach paired with the slight kick of spicy dressing is sure to delight.

Ingredients
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Chilling time: at least 4 hours

1/4 cup canola oil
2 tablespoons salad vinegar
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
2 tablespoons chopped green onion
Dash of black pepper
Dash of Tabasco sauce
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
1 package (12 ounces) fresh washed spinach
1 pint strawberries, sliced

Directions
Yield: 8 cups
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – Combine oil, vinegar, sugar, onion, pepper, and Tabasco sauce in a tightly covered container. Shake until sugar is dissolved. Refrigerate dressing at least 4 hours to blend flavors. Preheat oven to 350°F. Toast sesame seeds on a cookie sheet or pie plate for about 10 minutes, stirring once or twice until golden brown. Remove from oven and cool. When ready to serve, tear spinach into bite-size pieces and place in a large salad bowl. Add toasted sesame seeds. Toss with chilled dressing. Gently stir in sliced strawberries.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 48 calories, Carbohydrates: 7 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 36 mg, Fiber: 2 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Watermelon Granita

August 13, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in 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 a Watermelon Granita. You may ask what is a Granita? According to Wiki – Granita is a semi-frozen dessert made from sugar, water and various flavorings. To make this one you’ll only need 4 ingredients; Cubed Watermelon, Sugar, Unflavored Gelatin, and Cranberry Juice Cocktail. Only 88 calories and 21 net carbs per serving. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Watermelon Granita
Nothing says summer like this refreshing ice with real watermelon! Featuring just four ingredients, it’s a cinch to prepare and is the perfect treat for celebrating the warm summer weather.

Ingredients
5 cups cubed seeded watermelon
1/2 cup sugar
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup cranberry juice cocktail

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1 – Process watermelon in food processor until nearly smooth. (You should have about 3 1/3 cups.)

2 – Combine sugar and gelatin in small saucepan. Gradually stir in juice. Cook and stir over low heat until gelatin dissolves. Add to watermelon purée in food processor; process until combined. Pour into 8-inch square baking dish. Cover and freeze about 5 hours or until firm.

3 – Break watermelon mixture into chunks in baking dish. Freeze about 3 hours or until firm. To serve, stir and scrape granita with fork to create icy texture. Spoon into dessert dishes.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 88 calories, Carbohydrates: 22 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 0 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 5 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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* Granita is a semi-frozen dessert made from sugar, water and various flavorings. Originally from Sicily, it is available throughout Italy in varying forms. It is related to sorbet and Italian ice; however, in most of Sicily, it has a coarser, more crystalline texture. Wikipedia

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Vegan food not rabbit food!

SOBREMESA

Yummy Food, Life Changing Stories

Seaside Recipes

A Food Blog with Simple Family Recipes

Crock Pots & Coffee Cups

Cooking • Baking • Art • Coffee Talk

MadeByBernadine

Delicious recipes from me to you

Chef Allie's Kitchen

Your favorite foods made into healthier ways

Metabolic Balance Blog

Sharing information about Metabolic Balance - The original from Europe

Kat's Kitchen

Coquo Ergo Sum

Elmeed

A food blog

Dinner Is the Evening

"...dinner is not what you do in the evening before something else. Dinner is the evening." -- Art Buchwald