Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Cool Strawberry Soup

July 28, 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 a Cool Strawberry Soup. Is it a Appetizer or Dessert, you decide. To make this dish you’ll need Fresh Strawberries, Unsweetened Orange Juice, Cornstarch, NutraSweet, and Nonfat Yogurt. 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/

Cool Strawberry Soup
Who says soup is only for cold weather? Providing a hearty dose of vitamin C, this colorful and refreshing dish featuring fresh, juicy strawberries is a cinch to prepare. It’s perfect for cooling down during the dog days of summer!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes.
Chilling time: 2 1/2 hours

4 cups sliced fresh strawberries (do not substitute unsweetened, frozen strawberries)
1 cup unsweetened orange juice
1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
12 packets NutraSweet (may add more or use less depending on sweetness of strawberries)
1 cup plain, nonfat yogurt

Directions
Yield: 3 1/2 cups
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – Place strawberries and orange juice in a blender, cover, and process until smooth. Pour fruit mixture into a saucepan and whisk in cornstarch. Place over medium-high heat and cook, whisking periodically, until the mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook for 1 minute, whisking constantly. Remove pan from heat and let cool 5 minutes. Whisk in NutraSweet and yogurt. Pour soup into a shallow container and refrigerate for at least 2 1/2 hours to allow for thorough chilling and blending of flavors. If desired, thin soup slightly with cold water before serving. Serve in bowls and garnish each serving with a whole strawberry and two vanilla wafers, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 153 calories, Carbohydrates: 31 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 49 mg, Fiber: 6 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Tropical Fruit Coconut Tart

March 31, 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 a Tropical Fruit Coconut Tart. This dish is made using Corn Flakes, Flaked Coconut, Egg Whites, Pineapple Chunks, Cornstarch, Sugar Substitute, Coconut Extract, Mango, and Banana. One refreshing Dessert! There’s 139 calories and 23 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 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Tropical Fruit Coconut Tart
Nothing says paradise quite like a heavenly blend of tropical fruits. Combining pineapple, mango, banana and coconut, this divine dessert is sure to transport you to the islands without leaving your backyard.

Ingredients
1 cup cornflakes, crushed
1 can (3 1/2 ounces) sweetened flaked coconut
2 egg whites
1 can (15 1/4 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice, undrained
2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 packets sugar substitute or equivalent of 4 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon coconut extract (optional)
1 mango, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced
1 medium banana, thinly sliced

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1 wedge

1 – Preheat oven to 425°F. Coat 9-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

2 – Combine cornflakes, coconut, and egg whites in medium bowl; toss gently until blended. Place mixture in prepared pan; press firmly to cover bottom and 1/2 inch up side of pan. Bake 8 minutes or until edge begins to brown. Cool completely on wire rack.

3 – Drain pineapple, reserving juice in small saucepan. Stir pineapple juice into cornstarch until smooth. Bring to a boil over high heat. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; cool completely. Stir in sugar substitute and coconut extract, if desired.

4 – Combine pineapple, mango slices, and banana slices in medium bowl. Spoon over baked crust; drizzle with pineapple juice mixture. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 2 hours. Cut into 8 wedges.

Note: The crust can be made 24 hours in advance, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 139 calories, Carbohydrates: 25 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 4 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 59 mg, Fiber: 2 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Individual Orange Soufflés

March 24, 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 Individual Orange Soufflés. To make this week’s Dessert you’ll be needing Oranges, Cornstarch, Orange Flavored Liqueur, Egg Whites, Salt, Granulated Sugar, Almonds, and Powdered Sugar. There’s 125 calories and 23 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 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Individual Orange Soufflés
Starring fresh and juicy oranges, these light soufflés are the perfect dessert for citrus season!

Ingredients
3 oranges
1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
3 tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur
6 egg whites
1/8 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons sliced almonds (optional)
1 1/2 tablespoons powdered sugar (optional)

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1 soufflé

1 – Preheat oven to 450°F. Spray 6 individual soufflé dishes (8 to 10 ounces each) with nonstick cooking spray. Place dishes on jelly-roll pan; set aside.

2 – Grate enough orange peel to equal 1 1/2 teaspoons. Cut peel and membrane from oranges; section oranges over 1-quart saucepan. Dice oranges; add to saucepan. (There will be 1 1/2 cups juice and pulp.) Stir in cornstarch until smooth. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil and thickens slightly. Remove from heat. Stir in liqueur and reserved orange peel.

3 – Beat egg whites and salt in large bowl with electric mixer at high speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, until stiff peaks form. Fold 1/4 of egg white mixture into orange mixture with rubber spatula or wire whisk. Fold all of orange mixture into remaining egg white mixture. Spoon into prepared dishes. Sprinkle with almonds, if desired.

4 – Immediately bake 12 to 15 minutes or until soufflés are puffed and browned. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired. Serve immediately.
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/individual-orange-souffles/

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 125 calories, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 540 mg, Fiber: 1 g

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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Brussels Sprouts With Lemon-Dill Glaze

February 20, 2022 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 Brussels Sprouts With Lemon-Dill Glaze. To make this week’s Dish you’ll be needing Brussels Sprouts, Cornstarch, Dillweed, Fat Free Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth, Lemon Juice, and grated Lemon peel. There’s 58 calories and 8 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 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Brussels Sprouts With Lemon-Dill Glaze
Can’t get enough Brussels sprouts? You’ll love this simple recipe, pairing your favorite veggie with a flavorful glaze — combining lemon and dillweed, it’s the perfect pairing for your sprouts!

Ingredients
1 pound Brussels sprouts*
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon dried dillweed
1/2 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel

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

1. Trim Brussels sprouts. Cut an “X” in stem ends. Bring 1 cup water to a boil in large saucepan over high heat. Add Brussels sprouts; return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, 10 minutes, or just until tender. Drain well; return to pan. Set aside.

2. Meanwhile, combine cornstarch and dillweed in small saucepan. Blend in chicken broth and lemon juice until smooth. Stir in lemon peel. Cook and stir over medium heat 5 minutes, or until mixture boils and thickens. Cook and stir 1 minute more.

3. Pour glaze over Brussels sprouts; toss gently to coat. Serve hot.

*Note: Or, substitute 1 package (10 ounces) frozen brussels sprouts for fresh brussels sprouts. Cook according to package directions; drain.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 58 calories, Carbohydrates: 13 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 31 mg, Fiber: 5 g
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SUGAR FREE CRANBERRY SAUCE

November 28, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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Here’s a recipe for SUGAR FREE CRANBERRY SAUCE. Delicious Side Dish and it’s Sugar Free! To make the Sauce you’ll be needing Cornstarch, Granulated Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Water, fresh or frozen Cranberries and an Orange. There’s 50 calories and 10 net carbs per serving. 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 CRANBERRY SAUCE
Cranberries are most popular around the holidays, especially to go along with Thanksgiving turkey. This sugar free cranberry sauce recipe is perfect for your diabetic-friendly holiday meal planning. It goes just as well with roast turkey as the full-sugar versions.

Compared to canned, jellied cranberry sauce, this diabetic cranberry sauce cuts the carbs down to only 6 grams from 27 grams. Calories are cut from 100 to just 25. Safe for diabetics and welcomed by anyone trying to cut down on sugar intake because it’s sweetened with Splenda.

Recipe Yield: 6

Ingredients
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1/2 cup water
3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
1 medium orange, peeled and sectioned

Directions

1 – Combine cornstarch, Splenda Granulated Sweetener and water in a medium saucepan
2 – Stir until Splenda Granulated Sweetener and cornstarch dissolve.
3 – Stir in cranberries and orange sections; bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly, over medium-high heat.
4 – Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring often, 5 minutes or until cranberry skins begin to pop and mixture begins to thicken.
5 – Set aside to cool. Cover and chill at least 3 hours.
6 – Serve cold or warm (warm in the microwave for 10 seconds and stir)

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 50
Calories from fat: zero
Fat: zero grams
Unsaturated Fat: zero grams
Saturated Fat: zero grams
Trans Fat: zero grams
Fiber: 3 grams
Sodium: zero milligrams
Cholesterol: zero milligrams
Protein: zero grams
Carbohydrates: 13 grams
Sugars: 6 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/diabetic-cranberry-sauce

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – HAPPY HOLIDAY PUMPKIN PIE

November 25, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | 1 Comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is, Happy Holiday Pumpkin Pie. To make this week’s Dessert you’ll be needing Prepared Pie Crust, Canned Pumpkin Puree, Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Cornstarch, Cinnamon, Pumpkin Pie Spice, Salt, Fat Free Half and Half, Egg Substitute, Heavy Cream, and Vanilla. 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/

Happy Holiday Pumpkin Pie
Ingredients

1 prepared pie crust
1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
3/4 cup SPLENDA No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup fat free half-and-half
1/2 cup egg substitute
3 tablespoons heavy cream
1 tablespoon vanilla

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2 – Blend pumpkin puree, SPLENDA Granulated Sweetener, cornstarch, spices, and salt in a medium bowl. Mix until all ingredients are well blended. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
3 – Pour into prepared piecrust. Bake in preheated 400 degrees F oven for 35-40 minutes or until set in the center and the crust is golden brown.

Recipe Yield: Serves: 8

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 190
Fat: 10 grams
Saturated Fat: 3.5 grams
Fiber: 3 grams
Sodium: 330 milligrams
Cholesterol: 10 milligrams
Protein: 5 grams
Carbohydrates: 19 grams
Sugars: 3 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/happy-holiday-pumpkin-pie

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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Tempting Crock-Pot Turkey Breast With Pineapple Sweet and Sour Sauce

November 23, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is a Tempting Crock-Pot Turkey Breast With Pineapple Sweet and Sour Sauce. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Turkey Breast Salt, Black Pepper, Unsweetened Pineapple Juice, Brown Sugar, Lite Soy Sauce, and Cornstarch. There’s 137 calories and 3 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/

Tempting Crock-Pot™ Turkey Breast With Pineapple Sweet and Sour Sauce
If you’re looking for a main course that requires minimal preparation, be sure to try this tantalizing recipe — it’s a new twist on your traditional turkey dish!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 5 hours.

5-pound turkey breast
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon lite soy sauce
1 teaspoon cornstarch

Directions
Yield: 16 servings
Serving size: 4 ounces

* Place turkey breast in Crock-Pot, lift skin, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Do not add any liquid to Crock-Pot. Cover Crock-Pot, and cook on high for approximately 5 hours, or until breast is tender and cooked through (cooking time will be increased if lid is removed frequently). Remove skin and bones and discard. Return turkey to Crock-Pot to keep warm. Whisk together pineapple juice, brown sugar, soy sauce, and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Place pan over medium-high heat and whisk constantly until thickened just slightly (about 2–3 minutes); sauce thickens more with cooling. Remove turkey from Crock-Pot, drain off juices, slice turkey onto serving platter, drizzle with pineapple sauce, and serve.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 137 calories, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Protein: 28 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 160 mg, Fiber: <1 g
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Baked Salmon with Orange-Ginger Sauce TUESDAY

November 16, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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Here’s a recipe for Baked Salmon with Orange-Ginger Sauce. To make this Dish you’ll be needing Ginger Root, Orange Juice, Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener, Fat Free Half and Half, Cornstarch, Salt, Unsalted Butter, Frozen Stir Fry Vegetable Blend, and Salmon Fillets. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Baked Salmon with Orange-Ginger Sauce
Fresh salmon fillets are baked on a bed of vegetables and topped with a fragrant ginger citrus sauce.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 1/2 inch piece fresh ginger root
1 cup fresh orange juice
1/4 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
2 tablespoons fat-free half-and-half
1/4 teaspoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
2 cups frozen stir fry vegetable blend
2 (4 ounce) salmon fillets

Cooking Directions:

1 – Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
2 – Make sauce. Peel ginger root and slice into 10 slices. Pour orange juice into a small saucepan. Add Splenda® Granulated Sweetener and ginger root. Bring to a rolling boil over medium high heat. Boil 10 to 12 minutes or until orange juice has reduced to approximately 2 tablespoons. Remove sauce from heat.
3 — Remove ginger slices using a fork and discard. Set sauce aside.
4 – Mix together the half-and-half, cornstarch and salt. Set aside. Whisk the softened butter, one Tbsp. at a time, into the 2 tablespoons of orange juice. Stir until melted. Add half and half mixture. Stir well. Place saucepan back on heat. Heat over medium- high heat until boiling.
5 – Remove sauce from heat and mix in a blender 15 to 20 seconds or until smooth and lighter in color. Set aside. Prepare salmon. Place vegetables in an 8×8 inch-baking pan. Place salmon fillets on top of the vegetables.
6 – Bake in preheated oven 10 to 15 minutes or until cooked through, but still tender.
7 – Place vegetables and salmon on serving plates. Pour sauce over salmon. Serve immediately. Serve with steamed rice, if desired.
Makes 2 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/2 of recipe): Calories: 440; Calories from Fat: 180; Total Fat: 20g; Saturated Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 95mg; Sodium: 440mg; Total Carbs: 38g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugars: 14g; Protein: 30g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/baked_salmon_with_orange-ginger_sauce_recipe.html

Appetizer of the Week – Apple-Raspberry Granola Skillet

November 13, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is an Apple-Raspberry Granola Skillet. To make this week’s Appetizer you’ll be needing Reduced Fat Granola (without raisins), Water, Lemon Juice, Cornstarch, Apples, Ground Cinnamon, Frozen Unsweetened Raspberries, Sugar Substitute, Vanilla, and Almond Extract. There’s 86 calories and 17 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/

Apple-Raspberry Granola Skillet
This seasonal granola comes together quickly and makes a perfect breakfast or snack before hitting the hiking trails. It’s a perfect way to make use of your apple-picking haul!

Ingredients
1 cup reduced-fat granola without raisins
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 pound apples, cored and sliced
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 ounces frozen unsweetened raspberries
3 packets sugar substitute
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1. Place granola in small resealable food storage bag; seal tightly. Crush to coarse crumb texture; set aside.

2. Combine water, lemon juice, and cornstarch in small bowl; stir until cornstarch is completely dissolved.

3. Combine apples, cornstarch mixture, and cinnamon in 10-inch skillet; stir until blended. Heat over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil. Boil 1 minute, or until thickened, stirring constantly.

4. Remove skillet from heat. Gently fold in raspberries, sugar substitute, vanilla, and almond extract. Sprinkle granola crumbs evenly over top. Let stand, uncovered, 30 minutes.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 86 calories, Carbohydrates: 19 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 31 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snacks-appetizers/apple-raspberry-granola-skillet/

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Heavenly Angel Food Cake

August 26, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | 1 Comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a Heavenly Angel Food Cake. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Egg Whites, Cream of Tartar, Vanilla Extract, Splenda® Sugar Blend for Baking, Light Corn Syrup, Flour, and Cornstarch. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Heavenly Angel Food Cake
You’ll love this great version of angel food cake! It’s delicate and delicious — without all the added sugar.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups large egg whites
1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup Splenda® Sugar Blend for Baking
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 cup sifted cake flour
1/4 cup cornstarch
3/4 cup Splenda® Sugar Blend for Baking

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
2 – Place egg whites in a large mixing bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Add cream of tartar and vanilla extract. Beat at high speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Gradually add 1/4 cup Splenda® Sugar Blend for Baking and light corn syrup.
3 – Sift flour and cornstarch 2 times into another large mixing bowl. Add 3/4 cup Splenda® Sugar Blend for Baking to flour mixture, stirring until blended.
4 – Sprinkle 1/4 of the flour mixture over the egg whites. Fold gently. Repeat procedure three times with the remaining flour mixture.
5 – Pour batter into an ungreased 10-inch tube pan, spreading batter evenly in pan. Cut through batter with a knife to remove air bubbles.
6 – Bake on lowest rack in oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly touched.
7 – Invert tube pan; cool cake in the pan for 30 to 40 minutes.
8 – Loosen cake from sides of pan using a narrow metal spatula; remove cake from pan.
Makes 12 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories: 190; Calories from Fat: 0; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 65mg; Total Carbs: 39g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugars: 23g; Protein: 4g.
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