Healthy Apple Cake Recipes

April 18, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Apple Cake Recipes. Find Delicious and Healthy Apple Cake Recipes with recipes like; Oatmeal-Applesauce Cake, Apple-Spice Cake, and Apple-Pecan Upside-Down Cake. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Apple Cake Recipes
Find healthy, delicious apple cake recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Oatmeal-Applesauce Cake
This hearty whole-grain cake is perfect for dessert or a snack. The applesauce imparts flavor and moisture while replacing some of the fat……….

Apple-Spice Cake
Subtly spiced with cinnamon, ginger, and cloves, each serving of this cake is chock full of chopped apple…………

Apple-Pecan Upside-Down Cake
Leaving the peel on the apples adds fiber to this low calorie cake recipe without interfering with the flavor………..

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Apple Cake Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19493/desserts/cake/apple/

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

December 30, 2018 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Healthy Muffins and Quick Breads…………

Prepare muffins and quick breads with less saturated fat and fewer calories. Try swapping out the oil for applesauce in your favorite recipe.

Diabetic Dish of the Week -SUGAR-FREE SUGAR COOKIES

December 18, 2018 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is -SUGAR-FREE SUGAR COOKIES. Made for those with Diabetes its SUGAR-FREE SUGAR COOKIES. Made using Equal Sweetener instead of Sugar. The Cookies are only 64 calories and 9 carbs per serving. Now everyone can enjoy Sugar Cookies, even those with Diabetes! The recipe is from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website which has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes. Enjoy the Holidays! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

SUGAR-FREE SUGAR COOKIES
Sugar cookies are one of the most popular holiday cookies to bake. Parents and kids can team up for a fun baking session – kids love using cookie cutouts! This is a sugar-free sugar cookie recipe that is lower in carbs because it uses Equal instead of table sugar. Use it for Christmas cutout cookies, Halloween cookies and anytime you need to make cutout cookies.

Recipe Yield: 24 servings

Ingredients

1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup whipped cream cheese
27 packets Equal sweetener*
1/4 cup egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
Cooking spray
Red and green sugar free gelatin
*Substitute 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons Equal Spoonful for the packets.

Directions

1 – Beat applesauce, butter and cream cheese in a mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.
2 – Mix in Equal, egg whites and extracts until combined.
3 – Gradually mix in combined dry ingredients until blended.
4 – Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours.
5 – Preheat oven to 350F.
6 – Spray baking sheets with cooking spray; set aside.
7 – Roll out dough on very lightly floured surface to 1/4th inch thickness.
8 – Cut with your favorite holiday cookies cutters. Place on prepared baking sheets.
9 – Sprinkle lightly with gelatin.
10 – Bake 8 to 9 minutes.
11 – Cool on pans 2 minutes.
12 – Remove from pans and cool completely on wire racks.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 64
Fat: 3 grams
Sodium: 74 milligrams
Cholesterol: 7 milligrams
Protein: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 9 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/sugar-free-sugar-cookies-cutouts

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

October 17, 2018 at 5:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Cooking healthier……….

Prepare muffins and quick breads with less saturated fat and fewer calories. Try swapping the oil for applesauce in your favorite recipe. Even better, how about a bowl of applesauce or just apple slices for a snack.

Double Chocolate Brownies

June 24, 2018 at 5:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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From the CooksRecipes website its Double Chocolate Brownies. These Brownies are only 105 calories and 10 carbs per serving! You’ll be using Applesauce and Equal to keep those calories and carbs in check. This just one of the many Diabetic Desserts that you can find at the Cooks site. Full selections for Appetizer and Snack Recipes, Beverage and Punch Recipes, Bread Recipes, Breakfast Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Entrée Recipes, Holiday Recipes, Salad and Dressing Recipes, Sauce and Condiment Recipes, Side Dish Recipes, and Soup and Chili Recipes. Check it out today. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Double Chocolate Brownies
Applesauce replaces part of the fat, sweetener all of the sugar, plus you get double the chocolate flavor with both cocoa and chocolate chips—so who can resist these delicious brownies?

Recipe Ingredients:
6 tablespoons stick butter, softened
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips or mini chocolate chips
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions:
1 – Beat butter, applesauce, eggs, and vanilla until blended. Stir in combined flour, Equal®, chocolate chips, cocoa, baking powder and salt until blended.
2 – Spread batter in sprayed 8-inch square baking pan. Bake in a preheated 350° F oven 18 to 20 minutes or until top springs back when gently touched. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into squares.
3 – Store in airtight container at room temperature.
Makes 16 brownies.

*May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe; 1 brownie): calories 105; protein 2 g; carbohydrate 10 g; fat 7 g; cholesterol 38 mg; sodium 77 mg.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/double_chocolate_brownies_recipe.html

Diabetic Dish of the Week – APPLE-MUSTARD MEAT LOAF

November 14, 2017 at 6:21 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is an APPLE-MUSTARD MEAT LOAF. Wow, I came across this one on the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website and it sounds and looks like one winning Meatloaf Dish! Made with Ground Pork along with Applesauce, Bread Crumbs, Envelope of Dry Onion Soup Mix, Dijon-Style Mustard, and Black Pepper. It’s only 198 calories and 10 net carbs per serving. And it again its from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. The Diabetic Gourmet site has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly recipes and Diabetic Management Tips. So check it out today! Enjoy and Eat Healthy! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

 

APPLE-MUSTARD MEAT LOAF
Recipe Yield: 8

Ingredients

2 Pounds Ground Pork
1/2 Cup Applesauce
1/2 Cup Bread Crumbs
1 1-Oz Envelope Dry Onion Soup Mix
2 Tablespoons Dijon-Style Mustard
Black Pepper, To Taste
Directions

1 – In large mixing bowl, blend together ground pork, applesauce, breadcrumbs, onion soup mix, Dijon-style mustard and black pepper to taste.
2 – Turn mixture into loaf pan and bake in 375 degrees F oven for 1 hour 15 minutes, until meat thermometer inserted reads 160F.
3 – Let loaf rest 10 minutes before slicing to serve.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 198
Fat: 6 grams
Saturated Fat: 2 grams
Fiber: 1 grams
Sodium: 509 milligrams
Cholesterol: 57 milligrams
Protein: 24 grams
Carbohydrates: 11 grams

https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/apple-mustard-meat-loaf

Avocado Turkey Burger

June 4, 2017 at 4:57 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I’m passing along a recipe I came across at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, Avocado Turkey Burger. It’s made using Jennie-O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast. Check out the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine,  it has a great selection of Diabetic Friendly recipes also. http://diabeticgourmet.com/

 

 

Avocado Turkey Burger
Ingredients

1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 (16-ounce) package Jennie-O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast
2 teaspoons no-salt seasoning
5 small whole wheat buns
5 slices light Cheddar cheese
1 avocado, peeled and diced

Directions

1 – Drain applesauce in a strainer to eliminate excess liquid. Mix ground turkey, applesauce and no-salt seasoning.
2 – Form mixture into 5 patties. Cook patties according to package directions. Always cook to well-done, 165F as measured by a meat thermometer.
3 – Place burgers on bun bottoms. Top with cheese and avocado. Cover with bun top.
Always cook to an internal temperature of 165F.

 

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Calories: 240
Protein: 30g
Sodium: 410 mg
Cholesterol: 50 mg
Fat: 6g
Saturated Fat: 2.5g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Sugars: 3g
Carbohydrates: 15g
http://diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/html/1327.shtml

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Double Chocolate Brownies

May 17, 2016 at 5:05 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | 7 Comments
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Double Chocolate Brownies. We all get a craving for something sweet from time to time now give in to the urge with this version of Double Chocolate Brownies! Apple Sauce and Sweetner replaces the Sugar to give you a Brownie that’s only 105 calories and 10 carbs per serving. (1 Brownie). You can find this recipe at the CooksRecipes website. Check Cooks for a fantastic selection of Diabetic Recipes, Enjoy! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

 

 

Double Chocolate Brownies

Applesauce replaces part of the fat, sweetener all of the sugar, plus you get double the chocolate flavor with both cocoa and chocolate chips—so who can resist these delicious brownies?

Recipe Ingredients:

6 tablespoons stick butter, softenedCooksrecipes 2
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips or mini chocolate chips
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions:

Beat butter, applesauce, eggs, and vanilla until blended. Stir in combined flour, Equal®, chocolate chips, cocoa, baking powder and salt until blended.
Spread batter in sprayed 8-inch square baking pan. Bake in a preheated 350° F oven 18 to 20 minutes or until top springs back when gently touched. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into squares.
Store in airtight container at room temperature.
Makes 16 brownies.

*May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe; 1 brownie): calories 105; protein 2 g; carbohydrate 10 g; fat 7 g; cholesterol 38 mg; sodium 77 mg.

http://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/double_chocolate_brownies_recipe.html

The Saturday Evening Dessert – Apple Cheesecake

May 14, 2016 at 5:19 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Saturday Evening Dessert | Leave a comment
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For quite some time the Saturday feature post for my blog was Saturdays Chili. So the switch is on and now Saturdays feature is The Saturday Evening Dessert. And the first dessert will be Apple Cheesecake.

 
So this week’s Saturday Evening Dessert is a Apple Cheesecake. Applesauce and apple pie spices provide the fall flavors and uses Equal for the sweetness. You can find this recipe at the CooksRecipes website. Cooks is loaded with delicious and healthy recipes, enjoy! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

 
Apple Cheesecake

Autumn means apples, and that is just what this cheesecake offers. Applesauce and apple pie spices provide the fall flavors, Equal the sweetness.

Recipe Ingredients:Cooksrecipes 2

Crust:
1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup stick butter or margarine, melted
2 tablespoons Equal® Spoonful*

Cheesecake:
2 (8-ounce each) packages reduced fat cream cheese, softened
1 cup Equal® Spoonful**
1 2/3 cups unsweetened applesauce
2 whole eggs
2 egg whites
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons cornstarch
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup reduced fat sour cream

Cooking Directions:

1 – For Crust: Combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter and 2 tablespoons Equal®. Press mixture onto bottom and 1-inch up side of a 9-inch springform pan.
2 – Bake in preheated 375°F oven 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack while preparing cheesecake.
3 – For Cheesecake: Beat cream cheese and 1 cup Equal® in mixing bowl on medium speed of mixer until smooth and well combined. Mix in applesauce, eggs, egg whites and lemon juice until blended. Stir in cornstarch, cinnamon, apple pie spice and vanilla. Fold in sour cream until combined.
4 – Pour cheesecake mixture over baked crust. Bake in preheated oven 60 to 65 minutes or until center of cake is almost set. Cool on wire rack. Gently run metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake. Let cheesecake cool completely. Cover and refrigerate several hours or overnight before serving. To serve, remove side of pan. Cut cake into wedges.
Makes 16 servings.

*May substitute 3 packets Equal sweetener

**May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe): calories 171, protein 5 g, carbohydrate 13 g, fat 11 g, cholesterol 56 mg, sodium 154 mg.

http://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/apple_cheesecake_recipe.html

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Double Chocolate Brownies

November 10, 2015 at 5:54 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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For this week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week it’s Double Chocolate Brownies. This one will please the sweet tooth, it’s 105 calories and 10 carbs per serving. The recipe uses Applesauce which replaces part of the fat. You can find this recipe along with a great selection of healthy and delicious recipe on the Cooksrecipes website. http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

 
Double Chocolate Brownies

Double Chocolate BrowniesApplesauce replaces part of the fat, sweetener all of the sugar, plus you get double the chocolate flavor with both cocoa and chocolate chips—so who can resist these delicious brownies?

Recipe Ingredients:

6 tablespoons stick butter, softenedCooksrecipes 2
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips or mini chocolate chips
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions:

1 – Beat butter, applesauce, eggs, and vanilla until blended. Stir in combined flour, Equal®, chocolate chips, cocoa, baking powder and salt until blended.
2 – Spread batter in sprayed 8-inch square baking pan. Bake in a preheated 350° F oven 18 to 20 minutes or until top springs back when gently touched. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into squares.
3 – Store in airtight container at room temperature.
Makes 16 brownies.

*May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe; 1 brownie): calories 105; protein 2 g; carbohydrate 10 g; fat 7 g; cholesterol 38 mg; sodium 77 mg.

http://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/double_chocolate_brownies_recipe.html

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