Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Frozen Berry Ice Cream

April 7, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is – Frozen Berry Ice Cream. This delicious Dessert is made using Strawberries, Peaches, Blueberries, Sugar Substitute, Vanilla, and Low Fat Vanilla Ice Cream. It’s only 69 calories and 15 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 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Frozen Berry Ice Cream

Ingredients
8 ounces frozen unsweetened strawberries, partially thawed
8 ounces frozen unsweetened peaches, partially thawed
4 ounces frozen unsweetened blueberries, partially thawed
6 packets sugar substitute
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups sugar-free, low-fat vanilla ice cream
16 blueberries (optional)
4 small strawberries, halved (optional)
8 peach slices (optional)

Directions
1 – Combine partially thawed strawberries, peaches, blueberries, sugar substitute, and vanilla in food processor. Process until coarsely chopped.

2 – Add ice cream; process until well blended.

3 – Serve immediately for semi-soft texture or freeze until ready to serve. (If frozen, let stand 10 minutes to soften slightly.) Garnish each serving with 2 blueberries for “eyes,” 1 strawberry half for “nose,” and 1 peach slice for “smile.”

Yield: 8 servings.

Serving size: 1/2 cup.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 69 calories, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 23 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Healthy Berry Recipes

March 10, 2022 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell Website and Magazine it’s Healthy Berry Recipes. Find some Delicious and Healthy Berry Recipes with recipes including Blueberry-Lemon Ricotta Pound Cake, Spinach and Egg Scramble with Raspberries, and Cocoa-Chia Pudding with Raspberries. 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 2022! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Berry Recipes
Find healthy, delicious recipes with berries, including blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and other berries, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Blueberry-Lemon Ricotta Pound Cake
This healthy pound cake recipe isn’t just delicious–it also only requires one bowl to make. For the best cake texture, be sure to beat the sugar and butter together long enough in Step 2 to look creamy–the time it takes to get there varies according to the type of electric mixer you have. Serve with brunch or alongside a cup of coffee in the afternoon……

Spinach and Egg Scramble with Raspberries
This quick egg scramble with hearty bread is one of the best breakfasts for weight loss. It combines weight-loss power foods, eggs and raspberries, with filling whole-grain toast and nutrient-packed spinach. The protein and fiber help fill you up and the whole meal clocks in at just under 300 calories……

Cocoa-Chia Pudding with Raspberries
Have chocolate for breakfast with this unbelievably healthy chia pudding recipe. The deep chocolaty flavor pairs perfectly with juicy raspberries for a fun switch-up from oatmeal for your morning routine……

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Berry Recipes
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WARM BROWNIE WEDGES WITH JAVA CREAM

February 3, 2022 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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Here’s Recipe for Warm Brownie Wedges with Java Cream. Delicious recipe to heat up these Winter Night’s! To make Dessert some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are All Purpose Flour, White Whole Wheat Flour, Cocoa Powder, Instant Coffee Granules, Brown Sugar Substitute, Egg Substitute, Raspberries, Blueberries, and more. 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/

WARM BROWNIE WEDGES WITH JAVA CREAM
Dense wedges of chewy chocolate are paired with a sweet coffee-flavored cream and fresh berries.

Ingredients

Wedges

Canola oil cooking spray
2/3 cup all-purpose flour, spooned into measuring cup and leveled
1/3 cup white whole-wheat flour, spooned into measuring cup and leveled
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup packed brown sugar substitute blend
1/3 cup canola oil
1/2 cup egg substitute
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Cream
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
4 ounces fat-free whipped topping
1 cup fresh raspberries
1 cup blackberries or blueberries

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 325F. Coat 9-inch, nonstick springform pan or cake pan with canola oil cooking spray.
2 – Combine flours, cocoa and baking powders, 1 tablespoon coffee granules and salt in medium bowl.
3 – Combine sugar, canola oil, egg substitute and vanilla in another medium bowl; mix well. Add sugar mixture to flour mixture, and stir until just blended. Batter will be very thick. Spoon into bottom of pan; spread evenly by coating the back of a spoon with cooking spray. Bake for 11 minutes or until slightly puffed. (Mixture will not be completely cooked at this point, but it will continue to cook while standing without overcooking and drying out.) Place pan on a wire rack, and let cool for 5 minutes. Remove sides of the pan and gently remove from bottom or leave on bottom and place on a serving plate. Serve warm or at room temperature. When cooled completely, store in an airtight container at room temperature.
4 – To make cream, combine water with 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules in a medium bowl, and stir until dissolved. Add whipped topping; whisk until a sauce consistency is reached. For thinner sauce, add 1 to 2 tablespoons water or milk. Refrigerate until needed. To serve, cut into wedges, spoon mocha cream on top, and sprinkle with berries.

NOTES:
Dense wedges of chewy chocolate are paired with a sweet coffee-flavored cream and fresh berries.

Recipe Yield: Yield 8 servings

Serving size 1/8 brownie, 2 tablespoons cream and 1/4 cup berries

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 260
Fat: 10 grams
Sodium: 145 milligrams
Protein: 5 grams
Carbohydrates: 36 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/warm-brownie-wedges-with-java-cream

 

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SUGAR FREE BLUEBERRY BANNOCK

September 30, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I came across a delicious sounding Pastry Recipe, SUGAR FREE BLUEBERRY BANNOCK. I ‘ve never heard of this one but it is described as a flat quick bread that is often cut into wedges, like scones. So if you like Scones, you’ll like this! Plus it’s Diabetic Friendly, 130 calories. To make these Bannocks you’ll be needing Wheat Flour, All Purpose Flour, Frozen Blueberries, Baking Powder, Ground Cinnamon, Salt, Skim Milk, Water, and Canola Oil. 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 2021! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

SUGAR FREE BLUEBERRY BANNOCK
Bannock is a flat quick bread that is often cut into wedges, like scones. This is a whole-wheat, baked version of a traditional Aboriginal recipe. Canola oil helps produce a light and tender crumb for this blueberry bannock recipe.

Recipe Yield: 8

Ingredients

1 cup whole-wheat flour (250 mL)
1 cup all-purpose flour (250 mL)
3/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries (175 mL)
2 Tbsp baking powder (30 mL)
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon (2 mL)
1/8 tsp salt (.5 mL)
1/2 cup skim milk (125 mL)
1/2 cup water (125 mL)
1 Tbsp canola oil (15 mL)

Directions
1 – Preheat oven to 400F (200C).
2 – In bowl, combine flours, blueberries, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
3 – Stir in milk, water and canola oil and, using hands, moisten all ingredients, handling dough as little as possible.
4 – Turn dough out of bowl and place on lightly floured surface.
5 – Using hands, form disc about 1/2-inch (1-cm) thick and about 9-10 inches (22-25 cm) in diameter. If necessary, sprinkle with flour to keep dough from sticking. Cut into 8 wedges.
6 – Place wedges on parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes or until bannock is golden brown.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 130
Fat: 2 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Sodium: 340 milligrams
Protein: 5 grams
Carbohydrates: 24 grams
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – WARM BROWNIE WEDGES WITH JAVA CREAM

August 5, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dessert of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is Warm Brownie Wedges with Java Cream. To make this week’s Dessert some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are All Purpose Flour, White Whole Wheat Flour, Cocoa Powder, Instant Coffee Granules, Brown Sugar Substitute, Egg Substitute, Raspberries, Blueberries, and more. 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 2021! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

WARM BROWNIE WEDGES WITH JAVA CREAM
Dense wedges of chewy chocolate are paired with a sweet coffee-flavored cream and fresh berries.

Ingredients

Wedges

Canola oil cooking spray
2/3 cup all-purpose flour, spooned into measuring cup and leveled
1/3 cup white whole-wheat flour, spooned into measuring cup and leveled
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup packed brown sugar substitute blend
1/3 cup canola oil
1/2 cup egg substitute
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Cream
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
4 ounces fat-free whipped topping
1 cup fresh raspberries
1 cup blackberries or blueberries

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 325F. Coat 9-inch, nonstick springform pan or cake pan with canola oil cooking spray.
2 – Combine flours, cocoa and baking powders, 1 tablespoon coffee granules and salt in medium bowl.
3 – Combine sugar, canola oil, egg substitute and vanilla in another medium bowl; mix well. Add sugar mixture to flour mixture, and stir until just blended. Batter will be very thick. Spoon into bottom of pan; spread evenly by coating the back of a spoon with cooking spray. Bake for 11 minutes or until slightly puffed. (Mixture will not be completely cooked at this point, but it will continue to cook while standing without overcooking and drying out.) Place pan on a wire rack, and let cool for 5 minutes. Remove sides of the pan and gently remove from bottom or leave on bottom and place on a serving plate. Serve warm or at room temperature. When cooled completely, store in an airtight container at room temperature.
4 – To make cream, combine water with 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules in a medium bowl, and stir until dissolved. Add whipped topping; whisk until a sauce consistency is reached. For thinner sauce, add 1 to 2 tablespoons water or milk. Refrigerate until needed. To serve, cut into wedges, spoon mocha cream on top, and sprinkle with berries.

NOTES:
Dense wedges of chewy chocolate are paired with a sweet coffee-flavored cream and fresh berries.

Recipe Yield: Yield 8 servings

Serving size 1/8 brownie, 2 tablespoons cream and 1/4 cup berries

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 260
Fat: 10 grams
Sodium: 145 milligrams
Protein: 5 grams
Carbohydrates: 36 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/warm-brownie-wedges-with-java-cream

Strawberry Blueberry Salsa

July 24, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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Here’s a recipe for a Strawberry Blueberry Salsa. To make this Salsa you’ll be needing Strawberries, Blueberries, Green Bell Pepper, Carrot, Onion, Cider Vinegar, Jalapeño Pepper*, and Ground Ginger. The Salsa is 19 calories and 4 net 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 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Strawberry Blueberry Salsa
You’ll love this fresh and fruity homemade salsa! Featuring peak-season berries, it’s a cinch to prepare and the perfect accompaniment to chicken, pork, or fish.

Ingredients
3/4 cup chopped strawberries
1/3 cup chopped blueberries
2 tablespoons chopped green bell pepper
2 tablespoons chopped carrot
1 tablespoon chopped onion
2 teaspoons cider vinegar
1 teaspoon minced jalapeño pepper*
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1/4 of total recipe

1. Combine all ingredients in small bowl. Let stand 20 minutes to allow flavors to blend. Serve with grilled chicken, pork, or fish.

*Note: Jalapeño peppers can sting and irritate the skin, so wear rubber gloves when handling peppers and do not touch your eyes.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 19 calories, Carbohydrates: 5 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 2 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snacks-appetizers/strawberry-blueberry-salsa/

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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Spring Greens With Blueberries, Walnuts, and Feta Cheese

July 18, 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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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is Spring Greens With Blueberries, Walnuts, and Feta Cheese. To make this week’s Recipe you’ll be needing Canola Oil, White Wine Vinegar, Dijon Mustard, Salt, Black Pepper, Mixed Spring Greens, Blueberries, Reduced-Fat Crumbled Feta Cheese and Chopped Walnuts. The Recipe has 145 calories and 5 net 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 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Spring Greens With Blueberries, Walnuts, and Feta Cheese
Blueberries are a superfood! Get the antioxidant boost of these juicy fruits in this quick and easy salad. It takes just nine ingredients and a few simple steps to throw together.

Ingredients
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar or sherry vinegar
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
5 cups mixed spring greens (5 ounces)
1 cup fresh blueberries
1/2 cup reduced-fat crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans, toasted*

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 1/4 cups

1. Whisk oil, vinegar, mustard, salt, if desired, and pepper in large bowl.

2. Add greens and blueberries; toss gently to coat. Top with cheese and walnuts. Serve immediately.

*To toast nuts, place in nonstick skillet. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until nuts begin to brown, about 5 minutes. Remove immediately to plate to cool.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 146 calories, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 11 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 5 mg, Sodium: 300 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/spring-greens-with-blueberries-walnuts-and-feta-cheese/

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Summer Fruit Salad

July 1, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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Here’s a recipe for a Summer Fruit Salad. To make this refreshing Fruit Salad you’ll be needing Blueberries, Blackberries, Raspberries, Strawberries, Peaches, Grapes, Lime Juice, and Granulated Sugar. The Dish is 106 calories and 23 net carbs per serving. Beat the Heat! 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/

Summer Fruit Salad

Ingredients
Preparation time: 30 minutes (includes standing time)

1/2 cup fresh blueberries
1/2 cup fresh blackberries
1/2 cup fresh raspberries
1/2 cup fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
2 medium-size ripe peaches, thinly sliced
1 cup seedless grapes
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons granulated sugar

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – Combine the fruit in a large bowl. Combine the lime juice and sugar. Add to the fruit mixture and toss to blend. Allow the fruit salad to stand for 20 minutes before serving to allow flavors to blend.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 106 calories, Carbohydrates: 27 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: <1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 4 mg, Fiber: 4 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/summer-fruit-salad/

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Patriotic Popsicles

June 24, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is – Patriotic Popsicles. Some of the ingredients you’ll need are; Plain Non Fat Greek Yogurt, Lemon Juice, Fat Free (Skim) Milk, Strawberries, and Blueberries. Only 50 calories and 7 net 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 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Patriotic Popsicles
Celebrate Independence Day in style with these festive and refreshing red, white, and blue popsicles!

Ingredients
3/4 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons lemon juice, divided
1 tablespoon fat-free (skim) milk
1 cup sliced strawberries
1/2 cup blueberries
Pop molds
Pop sticks

Directions
1 – Combine yogurt, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, and milk in blender or food processor; blend until smooth.

2 – Combine remaining 1 tablespoon lemon juice and strawberries in blender or food processor; blend until smooth.

3 – Alternately layer blueberries, yogurt mixture, and strawberry mixture in molds.* Cover top of each mold with small piece of foil. Insert sticks through center of foil. Freeze 4 hours or until firm.

4 – To remove pops from molds, remove foil and place bottoms of pops under warm running water until loosened. Press firmly on bottoms to release. (Do not twist or pull sticks.)

*Tip: Greek yogurt is yogurt from which much of the liquid or “whey” has been drained before use. It is available in most major grocery stores.

Yield: 4 servings.
Serving size: 1 popsicle.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 50 calories, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 0 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 20 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/patriotic-popsicles/

Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Avocado and Blueberry Fruit Salad

February 21, 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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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is a Avocado and Blueberry Fruit Salad. Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Honey, Plain Nonfat Yogurt, Spices, Orange Juice, Avocado, Blueberries and more! 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/

Avocado and Blueberry Fruit Salad
This simple salad uses fresh ingredients that you may already have stocked up in your fridge. Featuring fresh blueberries, mango, avocado and walnuts on a bed of greens drizzled with a honey-and-cinnamon dressing, it’s a great way to get a taste of spring!

Ingredients
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper
1 large, ripe avocado, cut into slices
2 cups fresh blueberries, rinsed and drained
2 cups peeled, diced apple
2 cups diced fresh mango
1 (5-ounce) package (8 cups) salad greens
2 tablespoons chopped chives or green onion
2 tablespoons toasted, coarsely chopped walnuts

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1/6 of recipe

1. Whisk together dressing ingredients and set aside.

2. Place avocado, blueberries, apple, and mango in medium bowl and toss with 4 tablespoons salad dressing. Toss salad greens in large bowl with remainder of salad dressing, and distribute evenly between 6 salad plates. Place equal portions of avocado mixture on each serving of greens. Sprinkle with chopped chives and toasted walnuts before serving.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 186 calories, Carbohydrates: 33 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 65 mg, Fiber: 6 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/avocado-and-blueberry-fruit-salad/

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