SNOWY VANILLA PECAN CRESCENTS

December 3, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for SNOWY VANILLA PECAN CRESCENTS to pass along. To make these you’ll be needing Powdered Sugar, Reduced Fat Margarine, Salt, Vanilla Extract, All Purpose Flour, Rolled Oats, and Chopped Pecans. The Crescents are 75 calories and 9 carbs per serving. 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 2020! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

SNOWY VANILLA PECAN CRESCENTS
The generosity and sweetness of pueblo foods at Christmastime is embodied in this recipe.

Ingredients

1 cup powdered sugar, divided
2 sticks fat-reduced margarine, suitable for baking (must have 60-70% fat), such as Imperial or Fleischmann’s
1/4 tsp salt (optional)
2 tsp vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/4 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup pecans, finely chopped

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 325F. In a large bowl, cream half of the sugar into the margarine, then add the salt and vanilla extract, blending well. Next add the flour, oats, and nuts, and blend thoroughly.
2 – Place dough by the Tablespoonful on ungreased cookie sheet. Shape into crescents. Bake for 15 minutes or until bottoms are light honey-golden. Remove to wire rack and sift remaining powdered sugar generously over warm crescents.
NOTES:
The generosity and sweetness of pueblo foods at Christmastime is embodied in this recipe.

Recipe Yield: Servings: 36 Cookies

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 75
Fat: 4 grams
Sodium: 50 milligrams
Carbohydrates: 9 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/snowy-vanilla-pecan-crescents

Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Chutney Glazed Carrots

October 18, 2020 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 Chutney Glazed Carrots. This week’s dish is made using Carrots, Mango Chutney, Dijon Mustard, Butter, and Chopped Pecans. The Dish is 88 calories and 9 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 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Chutney Glazed Carrots
Add a pop of color — and flavor — to your holiday table with this simple and low-carb veggie side.
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

Ingredients
2 cups chopped carrots (1 1/2-inch pieces)
3 tablespoons cranberry or mango chutney
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons butter
2 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted*

Directions
1. Place carrots in medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 6 to 8 minutes or until carrots are tender.

2. Drain carrots; return to saucepan. Add chutney, mustard, and butter; cook and stir over medium heat 2 minutes or until carrots are glazed. Top with pecans just before serving.

*Note. To toast pecans, spread in single layer in heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 2 minutes or until nuts are lightly browned, stirring frequently.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 88 calories, Carbohydrates: 11 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 5 mg, Sodium: 151 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/chutney-glazed-carrots/

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