Fall Harvest Coleslaw

November 1, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have another Diabetic Friendly Side Dish to pass along, Fall Harvest Coleslaw. The Coleslaw is made using Green Cabbage, Carrots, Red Onion, Apple, Dried Cranberries, Poppy Seed Salad Dressing, and Light Mayonnaise. 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/

Fall Harvest Coleslaw
Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Chilling time: 1 hour

1 head (one pound) green cabbage
2 large carrots, peeled
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup diced apple (any variety)
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup poppy seed salad dressing
1/4 cup light mayonnaise

Directions
Yield: 10 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1 – Core cabbage, and shred in food processor; it will yield about 4 cups. Place cabbage in a large mixing bowl. Shred carrots in processor and combine with cabbage. Add remaining ingredients and stir well. Cover and chill in refrigerator at least 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 80 calories, Carbohydrates: 11 g, Protein: 0 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 1 mg, Sodium: 48 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/fall-harvest-coleslaw/

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Sweet Whipped Turnips

September 13, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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Keeping with the Southern theme of cooking I have a Diabetic Side Dish Recipe for Sweet Whipped Turnips. These are made using Turnips, Carrots, Apple, Water, Low Calorie Margarine, Skim Milk, Splenda Brown Sugar, Nutmeg, Ground Pepper, and Salt. One delicious Side Dish and it’s only 94 calories and 13 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/

Sweet Whipped Turnips
Apples, nutmeg, and a bit of brown sugar blend give this whipped root vegetable mixture delightfully sweet undertones!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes.

1 pound turnips
1 pound carrots
1 apple, about 3 inches in diameter
6 cups water
2 tablespoons low-calorie margarine
1/3 cup skim milk
2 tablespoons Splenda Brown Sugar Blend
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
Dash salt

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1 – Peel turnips and carrots and chop into chunks. Peel and core apple and chop into chunks. Place turnip, carrot, and apple chunks in a 3-quart saucepan. Add 6 cups water and bring to a boil. After boil is reached, reduce heat to medium and cook for 30 minutes or until all pieces are tender. Remove from heat, pour into a colander and let drain completely. Place turnip, carrot, and apple mixture in a food processor (or use handheld mixer and large bowl), combine with all remaining ingredients, and whip until desired consistency (add additional tablespoon of milk if desired).

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 94 calories, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Cholesterol: <1 mg, Sodium: 180 mg, Fiber: 4 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/sweet-whipped-turnips/

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Colorful Fruit Medley for Diabetics

August 18, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, fruits | 2 Comments
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I’ve got the perfect Diabetic Friendly Dish to beat the Summer Heat, Colorful Fruit Medley for Diabetics. To make this Recipe you’ll be needing Strawberries, Blackberries, Grapes, Kiwi, Cantaloupe, Mandarin Oranges, Pineapple, Apple, Banana and Artificial Sweetener. Slice, Chunk, Cube and serve! The Dish is 45 calories and 8 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/

Colorful Fruit Medley for Diabetics
Yield: 12 cups
Serving size: 1/2 cup
Preparation time: 30 minutes

Ingredients
2 cups strawberries, sliced
1 cup blackberries
1 cup green grapes
1 kiwifruit, peeled, halved lengthwise, and sliced
3 cups cubed cantaloupe
1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges in juice, drained
1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice, drained
1 red apple, cubed
1 nine-inch banana, sliced
Artificial sweetener (optional)

Directions
1 – In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and toss to mix. Sweeten to taste with artificial sweetener, if desired. If not serving immediately, wait and add apple and banana at serving time.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 45 calories, Carbohydrates: 9 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 6 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/colorful-fruit-medley/

 

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Healthy Crisp and Crumble Recipes

December 26, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Crisp and Crumble Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Crisp and Crumble Recipes with recipes including; Apple-Crisp-Stuffed Baked Apples, Peach-Raspberry Crisp, and Old-Fashioned Apple-Nut Crisp. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Crisp and Crumble Recipes
Find healthy, delicious crisp and crumble recipes including apple, rhubarb and strawberry rhubarb crisps. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Apple-Crisp-Stuffed Baked Apples
This apple dessert marries the best parts of apple crisp with a baked apple to make an adorable and tasty sweet treat. Cooking an apple crisp inside an apple is a wonderful treat in summer with a scoop of ice cream, or in fall after an apple-picking trip…………….

Peach-Raspberry Crisp
A fruit crisp offers the luscious flavor of a fresh fruit pie without the fuss of making a crust. Celebrate the arrival of late-summer peaches with this rich-tasting crisp. The nut-studded topping works great with other fruit combinations too……………

Old-Fashioned Apple-Nut Crisp
Apples and nuts are a classic–and healthful–combination, especially when you cut back on the saturated fat that typically tops this sweet treat. Our version is just as delicious, and allows the flavor of the hazelnuts to shine through. A dollop of Vanilla Cream or scoop of vanilla frozen yogurt finishes this homey dessert beautifully……………..

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Apple and Almond Rice Pilaf

October 13, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I’ve got a great side dish to pass along to everyone, Apple and Almond Rice Pilaf. Perfect Fall recipe to go with about anything. You’ll need a box of Mushroom and Whole Grain and Wild Rice Mix, Apple, Almonds, Bell Pepper, Onion, and Pepper Flakes. The recipe comes from the Diabetes Self Management website where you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetes Friendly Recipes so be sure to check it out1 Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Apple and Almond Rice Pilaf
Ingredients
1 (6.7-ounce) box mushroom, whole grain and wild rice mix
1 medium Red Delicious apple, peeled and diced
1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
1/2 cup finely chopped red, yellow or orange bell pepper
2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flake

Directions
1 – In large saucepan, cook rice mix according to package directions, omitting fat.

2 – Stir in apple, almonds, bell pepper, onion, and pepper flakes. Cover; let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Yield: 8 servings.

Serving size: 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 131 calories, Carbohydrates: 22 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 331 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/sides/apple-almond-rice-pilaf/

It’s Nuts I tell you….FRUIT CHIPS

January 17, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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This week from the nuts.com website (https://nuts.com/) its FRUIT CHIPS. These Fruit Chips are crunchy and delicious snacks made from real fruit. Fruit including; banana, pineapple, honeydew, apple, and star fruit. This is just one of many healthy and delicious items that you can purchase at the Nuts site (https://nuts.com/) You can choose from items like; NUTS, DRIED FRUIT, CHOCOLATES and SWEETS, SNACKS, COFFEE and TEA, COOKING and BAKING, and GIFTS. Most items may be purchased in small amounts or in bulk. Plus there’s FREE 1-2 day shipping on orders over $59, see for details. So check out their site today! Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One!

 

 

 

 

FRUIT CHIPS
Fruit chips are a crunchy and delicious snack made from real fruit. Want something sweet without added sugar? Think you like our veggie chips? You haven’t tried anything until you try these! Crunchy and naturally sweet fruit chips are unbelievably good and totally addicting. Just wait until you crunch into banana, pineapple, honeydew, apple, and star fruit. You will love them!

Ingredients
Banana, honeydew melon, pineapple, star fruit, apple, non hydrogenated, canola oil, dextrin. Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size 28g (~1 oz.)

Amount per serving
Calories 140
Calories from Fat 60
%DV
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 20mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 17%
Sugars 9g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 2%
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Our Best Muffin Recipes and To-Go Breakfast Favorites

October 12, 2017 at 5:23 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its – Our Best Muffin Recipes and To-Go Breakfast Favorites. Start your morning off with one of these Diabetic Friendly recipes. Included are recipes for muffins, cookies, scones, coffee cake, and breakfast bars. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

Our Best Muffin Recipes and To-Go Breakfast Favorites
These healthy muffin recipes are perfect for a diabetic breakfast, plus we threw in breakfast cookies, scones, coffee cake, and breakfast bars to make your mornings even sweeter.

 

Apple-Pumpkin Softies
Though these apple-and-pumpkin muffin tops are stocked with fall flavors, they’re moist and tasty enough to serve all year long…….

 

Hazelnut Coffee Cake
This dense, chocolaty coffee cake is definitely a companyworthy breakfast bread. Serve at your next brunch, buffet, or book club. This recipe can also be made with a gluten-free baking mix…….

 

Buttermilk Corn Muffins
These mouthwatering muffins are typical of Southern-style corn bread, which is less sweet than the versions enjoyed up North. Serve them with your favorite low-sugar preserves or fat-free cream cheese……..

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the – Our Best Muffin Recipes and To-Go Breakfast Favorites
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Our Best Muffin Recipes and To-Go Breakfast Favorites

November 8, 2016 at 5:56 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its – Our Best Muffin Recipes and To-Go Breakfast Favorites. Diabetic Friendly Muffin Recipes like; Half-and-Half Muffins, Almond Breakfast Cookies, and Apple-Pumpkin Softies. You can find them all at the Diabetic Living Online website! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Our Best Muffin Recipes and To-Go Breakfast FavoritesDiabetic living logo

These healthy muffin recipes are perfect for a diabetic breakfast, plus we threw in breakfast cookies, scones, coffee cake, and breakfast bars to make your mornings even sweeter.

 

 

Half-and-Half Muffins

Chocolate for breakfast? Yes, please! But don’t let the chocolate chips fool you — these muffins are packed with whole grains and lower-fat ingredients to cut down the calories and carbs……

 
Almond Breakfast Cookies

Rather than reaching for a sugary breakfast pastry, plan ahead and bring one of these scrumptiously sweet, protein-packed breakfast cookies to eat instead……..

 
Apple-Pumpkin Softies

Though these apple-and-pumpkin muffin tops are stocked with fall flavors, they’re moist and tasty enough to serve all year long…….

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Our Best Muffin Recipes and To-Go Breakfast Favorites
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/breakfast/our-best-muffin-recipes-to-go-breakfast-favorites

Healthy Oatmeal Recipes for Breakfast

April 3, 2016 at 5:21 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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Start your day off with one of these delicious and healthy Oatmeal Recipes from the EatingWell website. Oatmeal recipes including Oatmeal-Rhubarb Porridge, Overnight Oatmeal, and Apple Oatmeal. You can find them all on the EatingWell website, Enjoy! http://www.eatingwell.com/

 

 

Healthy Oatmeal Recipes for BreakfastEatingWell2

Find the perfect oatmeal recipe to start your day off right.
Oatmeal is an ideal breakfast for cooler months and is arguably the world’s healthiest breakfast food. It’s whole-grain and high in soluble fiber, which helps you feel full and satisfied throughout your morning. Try our Apple Oatmeal with a dollop of Greek yogurt and think outside the bowl with our Breakfast Blueberry-Oatmeal Cakes plus more delicious oatmeal breakfast recipes.

 

 

Oatmeal-Rhubarb Porridge
Perk up your morning oatmeal with the addition of tangy rhubarb. Using milk for this oatmeal gives it a calcium boost, but the recipe also works well with water—and you’ll save about 60 calories……

 
Overnight Oatmeal
Here is an easy way to serve a crowd a hearty breakfast before facing the elements for a day of winter sports. You can assemble it in the slow cooker in the evening and wake up to a bowl of hot, nourishing oatmeal. The slow cooker eliminates the need for constant stirring and ensures an exceptionally creamy consistency. It is important to use steel-cut oats; old-fashioned oats become too soft during slow-cooking……

 
Apple Oatmeal
In this healthy oatmeal recipe, cook apples into your morning oatmeal and you’ll start the day right with whole grains and a serving of fruit……

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Oatmeal Recipes for Breakfast

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Before the Turkey: 23 Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes

November 16, 2013 at 9:02 AM | Posted in Delish, turkey | 1 Comment
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From the Delish web site its 23 Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes! I’ve left the link to get them all at the bottom of the post.

 

Delish
Before the Turkey: 23 Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes
Thanksgiving feast running late? No problem! Tide them over with these amazing Thanksgiving appetizer recipes like sweet onion dip, salmon mousse, or fried herbed almonds.

Looking for ideas for the main event? Try the Thanksgiving menu from Food & Wine or the ingenious make-ahead Thanksgiving menu from Real Simple.

 

 
Beet, Cheddar, and Apple Tarts

Thinly sliced beets add beautiful color to these small tarts, just the right size for appetizers. Use store-bought puff pastry for the rounds……

 

 
Herbed Hummus

This year, revamp party food with recipes that make it easy to have the gang over and allow you to enjoy time with them. Jazz up purchased hummus with a combination of fresh herbs that add bright flavor to this green dip……

 

 
* Click the link below to get all the recipes and ideas. *

 

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