Diabetic Dish of the Week – Almond French Toast with Peach Compote

December 3, 2019 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 – Almond French Toast with Peach Compote. Wow what a Delicious and Healthy way to start your day off! Some of the ingredients you’ll need are Sugar Substitute, Peaches, Sugar Free Peach Fruit Spread, Egg Whites, Multigrain Bread, Almonds, and more! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management and more so be sure to check it out. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue filled with great Tips and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I left a link to it at the end of the post. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Almond French Toast with Peach Compote
Topped with Peach Compote, our flavorsome Almond French Toast is the ultimate Sunday morning breakfast food with the family.

Preparation time: Approximately 25 minutes.

Ingredients
3 tablespoons sucralose-based sugar substitute
1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons water, divided
1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen peeled and sliced peaches, thawed and drained
2 tablespoons no-sugar-added peach fruit spread
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup fat-free (skim) milk
3 tablespoons sucralose-based sugar substitute
2 eggs
2 egg whites
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
4 slices multigrain bread
1/3 cup sliced almonds

Directions
1. For Peach Compote, stir 3 tablespoons sugar substitute into 1/3 cup water in medium saucepan until dissolved. Add peaches; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cook, uncovered, 5 minutes or until peaches soften.

2. Combine remaining 2 tablespoons water with fruit spread in small bowl; stir into peach mixture in saucepan. Cook 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in cinnamon. Cover; keep warm.

3. For Almond French Toast, combine milk and 3 tablespoons sugar substitute in large shallow dish; whisk until sugar substitute dissolves completely. Whisk in eggs, egg whites, almond extract and salt. Place bread in dish and let stand, turning once, about 3 minutes or until egg mixture is absorbed. Sprinkle both sides of bread slices evenly with almonds, pressing to adhere.

4. Spray griddle or large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Place bread slices on griddle; cook, turning once, 2 to 3 minutes per side or until lightly browned. Serve toast topped with Peach Compote.

Yield: 4 servings.

Serving size: 1 toast slice with 1/4 cup compote.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 277 calories, Carbohydrates: 31 g, Protein: 12 g, Fat: 9 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 106 mg, Sodium: 222 mg, Fiber: 7 g
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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Apple-Cranberry Stuffed Pork Roast

November 26, 2019 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 Apple-Cranberry Stuffed Pork Roast. To make this healthy and delicious dish you’ll need a Boneless Pork Loin, Cranberries, Apple Cider, Granny Smith Apple, Onion, Reduced-Sodium Chicken Broth, and Seasonings. A delicious alternative for your Holiday Turkey or Ham and its only 240 calories and 16 net carbs! You can find this recipe at the Diabetes Self Management website where you can also find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes Management Tips, Diabetes News and more! You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue filled with Diabetic Friendly Recipes and Tips. I’ve left a link to subscribe to it at the end of the post. So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Apple-Cranberry Stuffed Pork Roast
This juicy pork roast entree looks great and tastes even better. With just 240 calories and 17 grams of carbohydrate per serving, its seasonal flavors are the perfect centerpiece for your next holiday gathering!

Ingredients
1 boneless pork loin (about 2 pounds)
1 cup coarsely chopped dried cranberries
1/2 cup apple juice or cider
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and coarsely chopped
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
2 to 3 tablespoons water (optional)
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
Fresh thyme (optional)

Directions
1 – Place pork roast in freezer 30 minutes. Meanwhile, combine cranberries and apple juice in small bowl; set aside.

2 – Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add apple; cook and stir 3 minutes. Add onion; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add water, if desired, to moisten mixture.

3 – Drain cranberries, reserving juice. Stir cranberries into apple mixture; season with cinnamon, dried thyme, and pepper. Remove to medium bowl; set aside to cool slightly. Reserve 1/2 cup of fruit mixture.

4 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Place pork roast, fat side up, on cutting board. Insert knife horizontally into roast 1/2 inch from bottom, at long side of roast. Make long cut along bottom of roast, stopping 1/2 inch before opposite side of roast (do not cut all the way through). Open up roast; continue to cut through thicker half of roast to within 1/2 inch from bottom. Repeat until roast is an even 1/2-inch thickness all over when laid out.

5 – Spread stuffing onto roast, leaving 1/2-inch border around edges. Starting with short side of roast, roll up tightly. Secure with kitchen twine at 1-inch intervals.

6 – Heat oil in same skillet over medium heat. Brown roast on all sides, about 5 minutes. Place in roasting pan.

7 – Roast 50 to 60 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 140°F. Transfer to cutting board and let stand 5 minutes. (Internal temperature will continue to rise 5°F to 10°F during stand time.)

8 – Meanwhile, combine reserved apple juice and broth in same skillet; cook over high heat until reduced by half. Stir into roasting pan, scraping up brown bits. Stir in reserved 1/2 cup fruit mixture.

9 – Slice roast crosswise into 8 (3/4-inch-wide) slices, removing twine as roast is cut. Serve with sauce. Garnish with fresh thyme.

Yield: 8 servings.

Serving size: 1/8 of total recipe.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 240 calories, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 25 g, Fat: 8 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 70 mg, Sodium: 80 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/apple-cranberry-stuffed-pork-roast/

 

 

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Diabetic Dish of the Week -Turkey Mornay Casserole

November 19, 2019 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 Turkey Mornay Casserole. You can make this week’s recipe with fresh ingredients or it can be prepared with Thanksgiving Day Dinner Leftovers. Some of the ingredients you” be using are Onions, Celery, Button Mushrooms, Garbanzo Bean Flour, Mozzarella, Brown Rice, Shredded Turkey, Broccoli, and more! Perfect Casserole for the up coming Holidays! You can find this recipe at the Diabetes Self Management website. At the Diabetes Self Management site you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetes Friendly Recipes, Diabetes Management Tips, Diabetes News and so much more so be sure to check it out today. You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine, one of my favorites. I’ve left a link so you can subscribe at the end of the post. So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Turkey Mornay Casserole
Thanksgiving is about tradition. It’s a time to give thanks, a time for family, friends, and food. Let’s talk leftovers with this gluten-free casserole. Turkey and vegetables or just vegetables rock the dish! Take your pick.

Ingredients
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1/2 cup diced onions
1/2 cup diced celery
1/8 + 1/2 tsp salt, divided
12 ounces sliced button or cremini mushrooms (approximately 5 cups)
6 tbsp soy-free buttery sticks, divided (4 tbsp + 2 tbsp)
1/4 cup garbanzo bean flour
1 cup alternative milk, such as rice milk
1 cup vegetable broth
4 ounces mozzarella style shreds
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/8 tsp white pepper
3 cups cooked brown rice
4 cups steamed broccoli, chopped
2 cups cooked turkey, shredded
1/2 cup gluten-free breadcrumbs

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, celery and dash salt. Cook 3 minutes. Add mushrooms and cook until soft, an additional 4-5 minutes. Set aside.

3. In a small saucepan, melt 4 tablespoons margarine over medium heat. Add flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

4. Add milk and broth. Whisk until smooth. Simmer 5 minutes, whisking.

5. Add cheeze. Cook an additional 5 minutes, whisking frequently.

6. Add nutmeg, pepper and salt to sauce. Set aside.

7. In a large bowl, combine rice, broccoli and turkey. Fold in the sauce and mushroom mixture.

8. Transfer mixture to a 2-quart casserole dish. Top with breadcrumbs. Cut the remaining 2 tablespoons cold margarine into small pieces. Sprinkle over the breadcrumbs.

9. Bake uncovered for approximately 25 minutes, until heated through and bubbling.

10. Place under broiler for a couple of minutes to brown crumbs.

Yield: Serves 6–8.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 741 calories, Carbohydrates: 94 grams, Protein: 32 grams, Fat: 26 grams, Saturated Fat: 11.7 grams, Cholesterol: 76 mg, Sodium: 470 mg, Fiber: 6.8 grams
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/turkey-mornay-casserole/

 

 

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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Almost Sloppy Joes

November 12, 2019 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 – Almost Sloppy Joes. To make this week’s dish you’ll need; Yellow Onion, Green Bell Peppers, Italian Seasoning, Ground Beef, Mushrooms, Diced Tomatoes, Mexican Corn, and Spices. No bun needed for this Sloppy Joe, served instead in the Green Bell Peppers! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website. The Diabetes Self Management site has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more so be sure to check it out soon. I’ve also left a link to where you subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine, one of my favorites! Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Almost Sloppy Joes
Placed in a green bell pepper, our Almost Sloppy Joes recipe is a unique and tasty homemade twist on stuffed peppers and Sloppy Joes.

Ingredients
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 yellow onion, peeled and chopped
1 tablespoon peeled and minced shallot
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 medium green bell peppers, chopped
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt substitute
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 pound sliced white mushrooms
1 can (about 14 ounces) no-salt-added diced tomatoes
1 can (15 ounces) Mexican corn, drained
1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Directions
1. Place oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook onion, shallot, garlic, and green peppers with herbs, salt substitute and black pepper until tender.

2. Add beef and cook until no longer pink. Spoon off excess fat. Add mushrooms. Cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and corn; cover, reduce heat and simmer 2 to 4 minutes. Add parsley.

Yield: Makes 8 servings.

Serving size: 1 cup sloppy joe mixture (without side salad).

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 217 calories, Carbohydrates: 18 g, Protein: 14 g, Fat: 11 g, Cholesterol: 38 mg, Sodium: 215 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/almost-sloppy-joes/

 

 

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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Vegetarian Pizza for Diabetics

November 11, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Vegetarian Pizza for Diabetics. The Pizza is ready with this week’s recipe of Vegetarian Pizza for Diabetics. There’s recipes for the Pizza Crust and Sauce. It has toppings of Red Onion, Mushrooms, Red Bell Peppers, Green Bell Peppers, and Mozzarella Cheese. You can find this recipe at the Diabetes Self Management website. At the Diabetes Self Management website you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and much more so be sure to check it out soon. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Vegetarian Pizza for Diabetics
Preparation time: 40 minutes. Cooking time: 20 minutes.

Ingredients
Crust:
1 envelope rapid-rise yeast
1 tablespoon sugar
1 cup plus 1 tablespoon warm water (115°F)
¼ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup plus ½ cup all-purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
Nonstick cooking spray
Sauce:
1 cup canned crushed tomatoes, low-sodium
1 tablespoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
¼ teaspoon black pepper
½ teaspoon dehydrated onions
Toppings:
1 cup sliced red onion
½ cup sliced mushrooms
¼ cup diced red bell pepper
¼ cup diced green bell pepper
½ cup shredded, part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions
Combine yeast, sugar, and water in a small bowl and mix until yeast and sugar are dissolved. Let rest 10 minutes. Add salt, olive oil, 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 cup whole wheat flour, and garlic powder and stir well, until a dough forms. Add a few more drops of water if needed to make the dough stick together without becoming too sticky. Spread remaining ½ cup all-purpose flour on a surface to prevent sticking, place dough on surface, and knead 2 minutes, then cover with a dry dish towel and let rise on kneading surface for 15–25 minutes. Heat oven to 400°F. Spray a pizza pan with nonstick cooking spray. Spread dough into a 12-inch circle. In a small bowl, combine sauce ingredients and stir well. Spoon sauce over crust and spread evenly. Layer toppings evenly on pizza in the order listed, then bake for about 15–20 minutes until cheese is bubbly and crust lightly browned. Let sit for a few minutes, then cut into 8 slices.

Yield: 4 servings.

Serving size: 2 slices.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 366 calories, Carbohydrates: 57 g, Protein: 12 g, Fat: 10 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 8 g, Sodium: 233 mg, Fiber: 6 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/vegetarian-pizza/

 

 

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week -Apple-Cranberry Crêpes

November 7, 2019 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 -Apple-Cranberry Crêpes. Another Fall Dessert with this week’s recipe of Apple-Cranberry Crêpes. Made using Baking Apples (Gala or Jonathan apples), Tart Apple (Granny Smith apple), Dried Cranberries, Lemon Juice, Spices, Orange Juice, Sugar Substitute, Prepared Crêpes, and No-Sugar-Added Low-Fat Vanilla Ice Cream. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you’ll find a huge assortment of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes Management Tips, Diabetes News, and more! Plus you can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. I’ve left a link to subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine at the end of the post. So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Apple-Cranberry Crêpes
These fantastic crêpes — complete with no-sugar-added low-fat vanilla ice cream — can serve as a delicious dessert to top off your meal or a sweet seasonal snack to break up a dreary afternoon.

Ingredients
Nonstick cooking spray
1 large baking apple, such as Gala or Jonathan, peeled, cored, and cut into 6 wedges
1 large tart apple, such as Granny Smith, peeled, cored, and cut into 6 wedges
1/4 cup dried sweetened cranberries or cherries
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves or allspice
1 tablespoon diet margarine
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon sugar substitute
3/4 teaspoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
4 prepared crêpes
1 cup no-sugar-added low-fat vanilla ice cream

Directions
1 – Spray slow cooker with cooking spray.

2 – Place apple wedges, cranberries, lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves in slow cooker; toss to coat. Cover; cook on LOW 2 hours. Stir margarine into apple mixture just until melted.

3 – Combine orange juice, sugar substitute, cornstarch, and almond extract in small bowl; stir until cornstarch dissolves. Stir into apples; mix well. Cover; cook on HIGH 15 minutes to thicken sauce slightly.

4 – Place 1 crepe on each of 4 dessert plates. Spoon apple mixture evenly down center of each crêpe. Fold edges over; turn crêpes with seam side down on plates. Sprinkle with remaining 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon.

5 – Heat filled crêpes in microwave, if desired, according to directions on package. Serve with ice cream, if desired.

Tip: Prepared crêpes can be found in the produce section.

Yield: 4 servings.

Serving size: 3 apple wedges with about 1 tablespoon sauce, 1 crêpe, and 1/4 cup ice cream.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 235 calories, Carbohydrates: 34 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 9 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 101 mg, Sodium: 221 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/apple-cranberry-crepes/

 

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CHOCOLATE CHIP FUDGIE CUPS

November 7, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I have another Diabetic Friendly Dessert to pass along, CHOCOLATE CHIP FUDGIE CUPS. This one is from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. The Dessert is 138 calories and 14 carbs per serving. At the Diabetes Gourmet website you’ll find a fantastic selection of Diabetes Friendly Recipes so be sure to check it out today. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

CHOCOLATE CHIP FUDGIE CUPS

Ingredients

Chocolate Chip Dough:

1/3 cup stick butter, softened
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup Equal Spoonful*
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
Fudge Nut Filling:

1 cup Equal Spoonful**
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1/3 cup chopped nuts
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
6 tablespoons stick butter, softened
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
* May substitute 8 packets Equal sweetener
** May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener

Directions

1 – For Chocolate Chip Dough, beat 1/3 cup butter with electric mixer until fluffy. Beat in 1 egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla until blended. Mix in 1/3 cup Equal* and brown sugar until combined. Combine 1 cup flour, baking soda, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Mix into butter mixture.
2 – Stir in chocolate chips. Form dough into circle about 1/2-inch thick. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and freeze while preparing Fudge Nut Filling.
3 – For Fudge Nut Filling, combine 1 cup Equal**, 3/4 cup flour, cocoa, nuts, baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Beat applesauce, 6 tablespoons butter, 2 eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla until blended. Stir in combined flour mixture until well blended.
4 – Remove Chocolate Chip Dough from freezer. Spread approximately 1 rounded tablespoonful of dough in each of 24 mini-muffin pans. Fill each with Fudge Nut Filling to top of cup.
5 – Bake in preheated 350F oven 15 to 18 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool in muffin pans about 5 minutes. Remove from pans and cool completely on wire racks.
6 – Store in airtight containers at room temperature.

NOTES:
This cookie has something for everyone. The crust is chocolate chip cookie dough; the filling is a rich brownie. They are a little more involved to make, but well worth the effort.

Recipe Yield: Yield: makes 2 dozen

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 138
Fat: 8 grams
Sodium: 106 milligrams
Cholesterol: 41 milligrams
Protein: 2 grams
Carbohydrates: 14 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/chocolate-chip-fudgie-cups

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Rosemary Roast Pork Tenderloin and Vegetables

November 5, 2019 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 – Rosemary Roast Pork Tenderloin and Vegetables. Your Comfort Food Pork is here with this week’s recipe of Rosemary Roast Pork Tenderloin and Vegetables. You’ll need 2 small Pork Tenderloins, Reduced-Sodium Chicken Broth, Parsnips, Baby Carrots, Red Bell Pepper, Yellow Onion, and Seasoning. Keep everybody coming back for more with this dish! You can this recipe at the Diabetes Self Management website where you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetes Friendly Recipes, Diabetes Management Tips, Diabetes News and more so be sure to check it out soon. You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine, one of my favorites. In fact I just received the latest issue and it was packed with great Holiday Recipes. I’ve left a link at the end of the post where you can subscribe to it. So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Rosemary Roast Pork Tenderloin and Vegetables
This roast pork tenderloin is the perfect weeknight dinner. Not only is it delicious, but the whole meal is cooked in one pan so you’ll have less cleanup and more time to unwind afterward.

Ingredients
1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
3 large parsnips, peeled and cut diagonally into 1/2-inch slices
2 cups baby carrots
1 red bell pepper, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1 medium sweet or yellow onion, cut into wedges
2 small pork tenderloins (12 ounces each)
2 tablespoons Dijon or spicy Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons dried rosemary
3/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Directions
1 – Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray large shallow roasting pan or jelly-roll pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Combine broth and oil in small bowl. Combine parsnips, carrots, and 3 tablespoons broth mixture in prepared pan; toss to coat. Roast vegetables 10 minutes.

3 – Add bell pepper, onion, and remaining broth mixture to pan; toss to coat. Push vegetables to edges of pan. Place pork in center of pan; spread with mustard. Sprinkle pork and vegetables with rosemary, salt, if desired, and black pepper.

4 – Roast 25 to 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender and internal temperature of pork reaches 155°F. Transfer pork to cutting board; tent with foil and let stand 5 minutes. Cut pork crosswise into 1/2-inch slices; serve with vegetables and any juices from pan.

Yield: 6 servings.

Serving size: 3 ounces pork plus 2/3 cup vegetables.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 218 calories, Carbohydrates: 14 g, Protein: 25 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 73 mg, Sodium: 202 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/rosemary-roast-pork-tenderloin-and-vegetables/

 

 


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DATE-NUT BARS

October 31, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I’ve got a second Diabetic Friendly recipe to pass along this week and this one is from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website, DATE-NUT BARS. Made using Pitted and Chopped Dates, Pitted and Chopped Prunes, Dark Raisins, Butter, Eggs, Spices, Nuts, and Equal Sugar Substitute. The Bars are 104 calories per serving. At the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes so be sure to check it out soon. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

DATE-NUT BARS
Ingredients

1-1/4 cups water
1 cup pitted chopped dates
3/4 cup pitted chopped prunes
1/2 cup dark raisins
6 tablespoons stick butter
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup Equal Spoonful or Granulated*
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup chopped nuts
* May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener

Directions

1 – Combine water, dates, prunes and raisins in medium saucepan. Bring to boil over medium heat. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until fruit is tender and water is absorbed, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.
2 – Remove from heat and stir in butter until melted. Cool mixture to room temperature.
3 – Beat eggs and vanilla into fruit mixture. Mix in combined flour, Equal, baking soda, spices and salt. Spread batter in sprayed 8-inch square baking pan. Sprinkle with nuts.
4 – Bake in preheated 350F oven 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Store in airtight containers at room temperature.
NOTES:
An easy to make saucepan bar cookie.
Recipe Yield: Yield: 24 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 101
Fat: 4 grams
Sodium: 84 milligrams
Cholesterol: 25 milligrams
Protein: 2 grams
Carbohydrates: 15 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/date-nut-bars

Butternut Squash with Apples, Cranberries, and Walnuts

October 29, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I’m passing along a Diabetic Friendly Side Dish to go with this week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week Recipe – Butternut Squash with Apples, Cranberries, and Walnuts. Made using Butternut Squash, Granny Smith Apples, Cranberries, Walnuts, Brown Sugar, and Spices. Now that’s some Fall ingredients! Celebrate Fall with delicious and healthy recipes! You can find this recipe at the Diabetes Self Management website along with all the other Diabetic Friendly Recipes. Also I’ve left a link to subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Butternut Squash with Apples, Cranberries, and Walnuts

Ingredients
2 teaspoons butter
3 cups cubed (about 1/2 inch) peeled butternut squash
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup water
1 cup cubed (about 1/2 inch) peeled Granny Smith apple
2 tablespoons dried cranberries
2 tablespoons chopped walnuts

Directions
Melt butter in large skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray over medium heat. Add squash; mix to lightly coat with butter. Add brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, and pepper; mix with large spoon. Add water; cover, bring to a simmer. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Add apple and cranberries; mix to combine. Cover and simmer 10 minutes or until squash is tender. Add walnuts; mix gently.

Yield: 4 servings.

Serving size: 3/4 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 129 calories, Carbohydrates: 23 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 5 mg, Sodium: 170 mg, Fiber: 3 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 Bread/Starch, 1/2 Fat.
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