What to Eat with Diabetes: Best Chips

January 31, 2013 at 10:54 AM | Posted in cooking, diabetes, diabetes friendly | Leave a comment
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The pass along article of the week from Diabetic Living On Line web site fits in for those Super Bowl Parties this weekend. It’s info about those Chips and Pretzels Snacks. I’ve left the start of the article along with the web link for all the healthy info.

 

 

What to Eat with Diabetes: Best ChipsDiabetic living logo

By Jessie Shafer & Jane Burnett, RD, LD
Looking for a better snack chip? Try one of our 18 winners or finalists that are dietitian-approved and taste-tested. We conducted blind taste panels with more than 100 people, including people with diabetes, and awarded the top-rated pretzels, flavored chips, cheesy chips, plain potato chips, BBQ chips, and corn chips our Diabetic Living What to Eat seal of approval.

Taste-Tested and Diabetes-Friendly
It’s not easy to find diabetes-friendly snack options — especially foods that are notoriously unhealthful, such as greasy chips and salty pretzels. But we knew there had to be some delicious products out there. So we went on a mission to track down all the options that met our nutrition guidelines. Then we sent those products through a series of taste tests.

Some were too crunchy; others weren’t crunchy enough. But after being tasted by more than 100 people, including people with diabetes, the best-tasting chips and pretzels rose to the top. The winner in each category received the Diabetic Living What to Eat™ award. Pop open a bag and taste how yummy healthful snacks can be!

Nutritional Guidelines

— 200 calories or less
— 5 grams total fat or less
— 2 grams saturated fat or less
— 0 grams trans fat
— 25 grams carbohydrate or less
— 250 milligrams sodium or less
— At least 1 gram fiber per 15 grams carbohydrate

Click the link below to read the entire article:

 

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/food-to-eat/what-to-eat/best-chips-to-eat-with-diabetes/?sssdmh=dm17.648841&esrc=nwdlo012913

Glazed Grilled Chicken Breast w/ Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus Spears, and…

October 5, 2011 at 5:54 PM | Posted in chicken, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Food, grilling, Healthy Life Whole Grain Breads, low calorie, low carb, salsa | 4 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Glazed Grilled Chicken Breast w/ Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus Spears, and Whole Grain Bread


A perfect day outside and fired the grill up! i grilled Miller Amish Boneless Chicken Breast with a Heinz 57 Sauce/Honey Glaze. You think it sounds good, it tastes even better! Grilled the Breasts about 30 minutes and after flipping the Breasts after 15 minutes brushed the Glaze on with about 10 minutes left. The Glaze recipe is just two ingredients, Honey and Heinz 57 Sauce (the recipe is at the nd of the post). Along with the Chicken I had sides of Grilled Asparagus Spears and Idahoan Homestyle Mashed Potatoes along with Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread. The Sauce really set the Chicken off, give it a try. For dessert/snack later some Fiesta Salsa along with Chip‘ins Pop Corn Chips.

57 Sauce/Honey Glaze

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes

1 bottle (10 oz.) Heinz 57® Sauce
1/4 cup honey
2 lb. chicken pieces

Turkey Melt with Smoked Gouda on Whole Grain Bread w/ Baked Steak Fries

September 10, 2011 at 5:56 PM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Food, ground turkey, Healthy Life Whole Grain Breads, low calorie, low carb, Ore - Ida, salsa, Sea Salt, spices and herbs | 1 Comment
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Today’s Menu: Turkey Melt with Smoked Gouda on Whole Grain Bread w/ Baked Steak Fries

Made a Ground Turkey Pattie using Honeysuckle White 93/7 Ground Turkey. Seasoned it with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt, McCormick Grinder Black Peppercorn, and Ground Smoked Cumin and fried in Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Topped it with Smoked Gouda Cheese and served on Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread. Had Ore Ida Baked Steak Fries as a side. For a dessert/snack later some Chip‘ins Pop Corn Chips along with Kroger Naturally Preferred Black Bean and Corn Organic Salsa.

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