Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Sweet Whipped Turnips

October 9, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Side Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is Sweet Whipped Turnips. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing 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 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Sweet Whipped Turnips
Turnips are nutrient-rich cruciferous veggies. If you like them plain, you’ll love them all dressed up in this simple and flavorful recipe! 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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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Hearty Apple-Cranberry Oatmeal

October 3, 2022 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Hearty Apple-Cranberry Oatmeal. What a great way to start your day! To make this recipe you’ll be needing Skim Milk, Unsweetened Apple Juice, Quick Oats, Sweetened Dried Cranberries, Apple, Cinnamon, and Artificial Sweetener. There’s 199 calories and 24 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 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Hearty Apple-Cranberry Oatmeal
Make the most of the most important meal of the day. If you’re looking for some breakfast inspiration, you’ll want to try this recipe — it’s a warming, stick-to-your-ribs way to kick off a crisp fall day!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes

1/2 cup skim milk
1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice
1/2 cup quick oats (not instant oats)
2 tablespoons sweetened dried cranberries
1/2 small apple, peeled and chopped
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
Artificial sweetener

Directions
Yield: 1 1/4 cup
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1 – In a saucepan, combine milk, apple juice, oats, cranberries, chopped apple, and cinnamon. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cover pan and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for 2–3 minutes or until oatmeal is desired consistency, stirring often. Stir in artificial sweetener to taste.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 133 calories, Carbohydrates: 27 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 28 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/hearty-apple-cranberry-oatmeal/

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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – TANGY APPLE SLAW

March 20, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, Diabetic Side Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is a TANGY APPLE SLAW. To make this Slaw you’ll be needing Shredded Green Cabbage, Carrots, Apple, Bell Peppers, Light Mayonnaise, Reduced Fat Sour Cream, Equal Spoonful, Dijon Mustard, Lemon Juice, and Pepper. There’s 152 calories and 13 carbs per serving. So 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 2022! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

TANGY APPLE SLAW
A take-off on the traditional creamy version of coleslaw. Chopped apples add crunch and a hint of sweetness that is also enhanced by Equal. Recipe for Tangy Apple Slaw from our recipe section.

Ingredients

4 cups shredded green cabbage
1 cup shredded carrots
1 cup chopped unpeeled apple (1 medium)
1/2 cup thinly sliced red or green bell pepper strips
2/3 cup light mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/3 cup reduced fat sour cream
3 tablespoons Equal ® Spoonful or Granulated*
1-1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon pepper
* May substitute 4-1/2 packets Equal sweetener

Directions

1 – Combine cabbage, carrots, apple and pepper strips in medium size bowl. Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, Equal®, mustard, lemon juice and pepper.
2 – Spoon Equal ® mixture over cabbage mixture; toss to combine. Refrigerate, covered, 1 to 2 hours to allow flavors to blend.
NOTES:
A take-off on the traditional creamy version of coleslaw. Chopped apples add crunch and a hint of sweetness that is also enhanced by Equal.

Recipe Yield: Serves: 6

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 152
Fat: 11 grams
Sodium: 331 milligrams
Cholesterol: 15 milligrams
Protein: 2 grams
Carbohydrates: 13 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/tangy-apple-slaw

Sweet Whipped Turnips

November 7, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have a 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 2021! 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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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Apple and Almond Rice Pilaf

October 17, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Side Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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I’ve got a great Fall Side Dish for this week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week, 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, Red Delicious Apple, Almonds, Bell Pepper, Onion, and Pepper Flakes. 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 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Apple and Almond Rice Pilaf
Requiring just six ingredients, this quick and easy Apple and Almond Rice Pilaf is the perfect comfort food for fall!
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
Yield: 8 servings.
Serving size: 1/2 cup.

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.

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://beatcancer2010.wordpress.com/2019/10/13/apple-and-almond-rice-pilaf/

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Acorn Squash Stuffed with Spicy Apples

October 10, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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Here’s a recipe for an Acorn Squash Stuffed with Spicy Apples. This one has Fall Recipe written all over it! To make this Dish you’ll be needing Acorn Squash, Apple, Butter, Brown Sugar, Ground Cinnamon, Ground Nutmeg and Ground Cloves. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Acorn Squash Stuffed with Spicy Apples
This is an ideal side dish for the holidays, but don’t let that stop you from serving it anytime during the fall and winter season.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 acorn squash, halved
1 apple, peeled cored and sliced
2 teaspoons butter
2 teaspoons brown sugar, firmly packed
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 dash ground cloves

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
2 – Grease a 1-quart baking dish.
3 – Halve an acorn squash and remove the seeds.
4 – Place the squash, skin side up, in the dish and cover. Bake for 30 minutes.
5 – In a medium bowl combine the apple, butter, brown sugar, ground cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
6 – Turn cut sides of the acorn squash up and top with the apple mixture.
7 – Cover and bake 30 minutes longer or until the apples are tender.
Makes 4 to 6 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/sidedish/acorn_squash_stuffed_with_spicy_apples_recipe.html

Cran-Apple Oatmeal

February 23, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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Here’s a recipe for Cran-Apple Oatmeal. To make this Breakfast Oatmeal you’ll be needing 2% Milk, Dried Cranberries, Ground Cinnamon, Salt, Quick Oats, Apple, Equal Spoonful, Pecans, and Vanilla Extract. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Cran-Apple Oatmeal
Cran-Apple Oatmeal is prepared with milk, and combined with dried cranberries and fresh apple to create a hot breakfast cereal that’s hard to resist.

Recipe Ingredients:
2 cups 2% or skim milk
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup old-fashioned or quick oats, uncooked
3/4 cup chopped apple
2 tablespoons Equal® Spoonful*
2 tablespoons chopped pecans (optional)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Directions:
1 – Combine milk, cranberries, cinnamon and salt in medium saucepan. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
2 – Add oats and apple. Simmer, uncovered 5 to 6 minutes for old-fashioned (1 to 2 minutes for quick), stirring occasionally, until most of the liquid is absorbed.
3 – Remove from heat. Stir in Equal®, nuts and vanilla.
Makes 2 servings.

*May substitute 3 packets Equal sweetener.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/2 of recipe): calories 387, protein 16 g, carbohydrate 64 g, fat 8 g, cholesterol 20 mg, sodium 437 mg.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/cran-apple_oatmeal_recipe.html

Healthy Donut Recipes

February 4, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell Website and Magazine its Healthy Donut Recipes. Find some Delicious and Healthy Donut Recipes with recipes including Apple-Cinnamon Mini Doughnuts, Pumpkin Doughnuts, and Air-Fryer Cinnamon-Cake Doughnut Holes. Enjoy the Donuts! Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the EatingWell Magazine. So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Apple-Cinnamon Mini Doughnuts
These bite-size baked apple doughnuts have all the flavor of their fried counterparts with fewer calories. Serve plain for breakfast, with an afternoon cup of coffee or alongside whipped cream for an after-dinner treat……………

Pumpkin Doughnuts
These festive pumpkin doughnuts are baked rather than fried. They hold well at room temperature for several hours, but are most delicious when they are still warm…………

Air-Fryer Cinnamon-Cake Doughnut Holes
Deep-frying doughnuts adds a lot of unnecessary oil and fat. Air-frying doughnut holes, however, cuts the amount of oil you use but still delivers a delicious crispy crust. Serve these no-yeast doughnut holes warm for the best texture and flavor…………………

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Donut Recipes
https://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/18726/bread/yeast/donuts/

Winter Fruit and Spinach Salad

January 31, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a Winter Fruit and Spinach Salad to pass along. To make this salad you’ll be needing Baby Spinach Leaves, Apple, Pear, Chopped Walnuts, and Dried Dates. Something sounds delicious! 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 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Winter Fruit and Spinach Salad
Requiring just five minutes and five ingredients, this fresh and healthy spinach salad makes the most of the cold-weather harvest!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 5 minutes

2 cups baby spinach leaves, washed and drained
1 medium (about 3 inches in diameter) apple
1 medium pear (about 3 ounces)
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
2 dried dates, chopped

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – Place spinach leaves in a salad bowl. Core and dice apple and pear, leaving skin on. Add to spinach leaves. Top with chopped walnuts and dates. Toss gently with salad tongs and serve. This salad does not need a dressing, but if one is desired, use a nonfat dressing or a drizzle of apple cider vinegar.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 125 calories, Carbohydrates: 27 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 139 mg, Fiber: 4 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/winter-fruit-and-spinach-salad/

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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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