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
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/apple-cranberry-crepes/

 

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