Hot Cocoa

December 17, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for Hot Cocoa to pass along. What better way to warm up a cold Winter’s Day or Night than Hot Cocoa! To make this Cocoa you’ll be needing Cocoa, Sugar, Salt, Hot Water, Skim Milk, and Vanilla. A Cup of Hot Cocoa sounds good about right now! 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/

Hot Cocoa
Craving a cocoa fix but reluctant to use a prepackaged mix full of unpronounceable ingredients? This homemade version uses just six ingredients…

Ingredients
Preparation time: 5 minutes (includes heating time)

1/4 cup cocoa
5 tablespoons sugar
Dash salt
1/2 cup hot water
3 cups skim milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Directions
Yield: about 3 3/4 cups
Serving size: 3/4 cup

1 – Combine cocoa, sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan. Gradually add hot water and boil over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add skim milk and heat thoroughly, stirring frequently. Do not allow the mixture to boil. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 116 calories, Carbohydrates: 21 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: <1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 136 mg, Fiber: <1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/beverages/hot-cocoa/

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Rich Chocolate Cupcakes

September 10, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have another Delicious and Diabetic Friendly Dessert Recipe to pass along, Rich Chocolate Cupcakes. To make these you’ll be needing Fat Free Margarine, Sugar, Flour, Cocoa, Baking Soda, Salt, Buttermilk, and Vanilla. The Cupcakes are 97 calories and 17 net carbs per serving. This recipe is also 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/

Rich Chocolate Cupcakes
If you’re looking for a homemade treat to bake this weekend, you’ll want to try our this delightful chocolate cupcake recipe. With just 97 calories per serving, these pastries are the perfect indulgence!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Baking time: 18–20 minutes

6 tablespoons reduced-fat margarine
3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Directions
Yield: 18 cupcakes
Serving size: 1 cupcake

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 18 muffin cups with paper baking cups. Melt margarine in a large saucepan over low heat. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the sugar. In a separate bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt; add dry mixture alternately with the buttermilk and vanilla to the saucepan containing the margarine and sugar. Stir the batter with a whisk until it is well blended. Fill each muffin cup 2/3 full. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove the cupcakes from the pan and allow them to cool completely on a wire rack. Store, covered, at room temperature.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 97 calories, Carbohydrates: 18 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 146 mg, Fiber: <1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/rich-chocolate-cupcakes/

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Hot Fudge Cake

February 20, 2020 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 Hot Fudge Cake. Made using Sweet’N Low Brown Sugar Substitute, Cocoa, Baking Powder, Salt, Skim Milk, Corn Oil, Vanilla Extract, Brown Sugar, Hot Water, and Light Whipped Topping (optional). Hot Fudge Cake made healthier. 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/

Hot Fudge Cake
Nothing says Valentine’s Day quite like chocolate, and nothing says chocolate quite like this decadent cake!

Ingredients
Preparation time:
10 minutes
Baking time:
30 minutes
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
6 teaspoons Sweet’N Low brown sugar substitute
2 tablespoons plus 4 tablespoons cocoa
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup skim milk
2 tablespoons corn oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 3/4 cups hot water
Light whipped topping (optional)

Directions
Yield: 9 servings
Serving size: 1/9 of cake

* Preheat oven to 350°F. Place flour, sugar, brown sugar substitute, 2 tablespoons cocoa, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl; stir to combine. Stir in milk, oil, and vanilla extract (batter will have small lumps). Spread batter in an ungreased 8-inch square baking pan; set aside. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and remaining 4 tablespoons cocoa; sprinkle over batter. Pour hot water over all; do not stir. Bake for 30 minutes, or until crust forms on top and filling is bubbly. Portion into 9 equal servings. Serve while warm with light whipped topping, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 172 calories, Carbohydrates: 31 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 134 mg, Fiber: <1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/hot-fudge-cake/

 

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Chewy Chocolate Brownies

February 6, 2020 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 Chewy Chocolate Brownies. Diabetic Friendly Chewy Chocolate Brownies! Made using All Purpose Flour, Cocoa, Salt, Egg Whites, Whole Egg, Sugar, Unsweetened Applesauce, Oil, Vanilla, and Chopped Walnuts. Plus these are only 11 calories and 16 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/

Chewy Chocolate Brownies
Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Baking time: 25 minutes

Vegetable cooking spray
1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cocoa
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 egg whites
1 whole egg
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
6 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
2 tablespoons oil
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
2 tablespoons chopped walnuts or pecans

Directions
Yield: 12 brownies
Serving size: 1 brownie

* Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray an 8-inch square baking pan with vegetable cooking spray. In a medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa, and salt. Mix well. In a separate large bowl, whisk together egg whites, egg, sugar, applesauce, oil, and vanilla. Stir in the flour mixture until just blended; do not overmix. Pour batter into the prepared pan and sprinkle walnuts on top. Bake for 25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool the brownies on a wire rack for at least 15 minutes. Cut into 12 rectangles.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 111 calories, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 65 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/chewy-chocolate-brownies/

 


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