Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Diabetic Spiced Baked Apples Recipe

October 1, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a Diabetic Spiced Baked Apples Recipe. It’s Fall and to start it off I have a Diabetic Spiced Baked Apples Recipe. This Delicious Dessert is made using Large Baking Apples, Sweetened Dried Cranberries, Raisins, Unsweetened Apple Juice, and Allspice. Enjoy the Recipe and have an incredible Fall! 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/

Diabetic Spiced Baked Apples Recipe
Nothing says autumn quite like apples. Requiring just five ingredients, these baked apples are a quick, easy and healthy treat, perfect for dessert or a midday snack. So heat up the oven and get ready to fill your home with the delicious and cozy scent of allspice!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Baking time: 45 minutes

4 large baking apples (approximately 9 ounces each)
2 tablespoons sweetened dried cranberries
2 tablespoons raisins
3/4 cup unsweetened apple juice
1/2 teaspoon allspice

Directions
Yield: 4 apples
Serving size: 1/2 apple

1 – Preheat oven to 375°F. Remove the core of each apple, leaving 1/2 inch flesh at bottom. Place cored apples in an 8″ x 8″ baking dish. Fill each apple with 1/2 tablespoon cranberries and 1/2 tablespoon raisins. Fill apples half full of apple juice and pour remaining juice around them in the pan. Sprinkle apples evenly with allspice. Cover and bake for 45 minutes, or until tender when pierced with a fork. Spoon remaining baking juices over the apples and serve hot or chilled.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 96 calories, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Protein: 0 g, Fat: 0 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Sodium: 0 g, Fiber: 4 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/spiced-baked-apples/

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Cranberry Apple Pie

November 30, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | 1 Comment
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I’ve got a delicious Dessert recipe to pass along to everyone, Cranberry Apple Pie. Perfect Pie for the Holiday Season. Made using Refrigerated Piecrust , Baking Apples, Dried Cranberries, Lemon Zest, Splenda Sweetener, Flour, Spices, Unsweetened Applesauce, Light Brown Sugar, and Reduced-Calorie Stick Margarine. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website which has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. I left a link to subscribe at the of the post. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Cranberry Apple Pie
Preparation time: 20 minutes. Baking time: 45–50 minutes.

Ingredients
1 refrigerated piecrust (such as Pillsbury refrigerated piecrust)
4 large baking apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
1 cup sweetened, dried cranberries
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 cup Splenda sweetener
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup Splenda
1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
1/3 cup reduced-calorie stick margarine, cut into smallpieces (do not soften)

Directions
Topping:

1 – Preheat oven to 400°F. Unfold piecrust and press out fold lines. Fit crust into a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate according to package directions. Combine Apples, Cranberries, Lemon Zest, Splenda, 3 tablespoons flour, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, and Ginger in a large bowl; toss gently to mix well. Add applesauce and toss to coat. Spoon mixture into piecrust, piling up apples (they will shrink down with baking).

2 – In a separate bowl, combine 3/4 cup flour, 1/4 cup Splenda, light-brown sugar, and margarine. Mix by mashing with a fork until crumbly. Sprinkle topping evenly over apple filling and press on to cover pie. Bake 45–50 minutes, or until apples are tender; cover edges of piecrust with aluminum foil to prevent over-browning if necessary. Allow pie to cool at least one hour before serving. This is a thick pie, so it makes a lot of servings.

Yield: 12 servings.

Serving size: 1/12 of pie.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 258 calories, Carbohydrates: 40 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 10 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 3 mg, Sodium: 109 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/cranberry-apple-pie/


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Diabetic Dessert of the Week -Apple-Cranberry Crêpes

November 7, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is -Apple-Cranberry Crêpes. Another Fall Dessert with this week’s recipe of Apple-Cranberry Crêpes. Made using Baking Apples (Gala or Jonathan apples), Tart Apple (Granny Smith apple), Dried Cranberries, Lemon Juice, Spices, Orange Juice, Sugar Substitute, Prepared Crêpes, and No-Sugar-Added Low-Fat Vanilla Ice Cream. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you’ll find a huge assortment of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes Management Tips, Diabetes News, and more! Plus you can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. I’ve left a link to subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine at the end of the post. So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Apple-Cranberry Crêpes
These fantastic crêpes — complete with no-sugar-added low-fat vanilla ice cream — can serve as a delicious dessert to top off your meal or a sweet seasonal snack to break up a dreary afternoon.

Ingredients
Nonstick cooking spray
1 large baking apple, such as Gala or Jonathan, peeled, cored, and cut into 6 wedges
1 large tart apple, such as Granny Smith, peeled, cored, and cut into 6 wedges
1/4 cup dried sweetened cranberries or cherries
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves or allspice
1 tablespoon diet margarine
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon sugar substitute
3/4 teaspoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
4 prepared crêpes
1 cup no-sugar-added low-fat vanilla ice cream

Directions
1 – Spray slow cooker with cooking spray.

2 – Place apple wedges, cranberries, lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves in slow cooker; toss to coat. Cover; cook on LOW 2 hours. Stir margarine into apple mixture just until melted.

3 – Combine orange juice, sugar substitute, cornstarch, and almond extract in small bowl; stir until cornstarch dissolves. Stir into apples; mix well. Cover; cook on HIGH 15 minutes to thicken sauce slightly.

4 – Place 1 crepe on each of 4 dessert plates. Spoon apple mixture evenly down center of each crêpe. Fold edges over; turn crêpes with seam side down on plates. Sprinkle with remaining 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon.

5 – Heat filled crêpes in microwave, if desired, according to directions on package. Serve with ice cream, if desired.

Tip: Prepared crêpes can be found in the produce section.

Yield: 4 servings.

Serving size: 3 apple wedges with about 1 tablespoon sauce, 1 crêpe, and 1/4 cup ice cream.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 235 calories, Carbohydrates: 34 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 9 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 101 mg, Sodium: 221 mg, Fiber: 3 g
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