Diabetic Dish of the Week -Basil-Lime Scallops

July 27, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Basil-Lime Scallops. To make this week’s Recipe you’ll be needing Fresh Basil, Lime Juice, Low Sodium Soy Sauce, Vegetable Oil, Garlic Clove, Red Pepper Flakes, Jumbo Sea Scallops, Mixed Baby Greens, and Lime Wedges. There’s 92 calories and 5 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/

Basil-Lime Scallops
Combining fresh seafood, baby greens, and lime, this scallop dish has summer written all over it!

Ingredients
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
Juice of 1 lime
1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
8 jumbo sea scallops (about 1 pound)
Mixed baby greens (optional)
Lime wedges (optional)

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 2 scallops

1. Whisk basil, lime juice, soy sauce, oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes in shallow bowl until smooth and well blended. Add scallops; turn to coat evenly. Marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes.

2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.* Cook scallops 3 minutes per side, or until desired doneness is reached.

3. Place 2 scallops on each serving plate. Serve with mixed greens, if desired. Garnish with lime wedges.

Note: There are two types of scallops available: sea scallops and bay scallops. Sea scallops are more widely available, although they’re less tender. Bay scallops are smaller, slightly sweeter, and more expensive.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 92 calories, Carbohydrates: 5 g, Protein: 14 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 27 mg, Sodium: 495 mg, Fiber: 0 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/basil-lime-scallops/

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Upside-Down Pineapple Cake

May 30, 2019 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 – Upside-Down Pineapple Cake. Upside-Down Pineapple Cake just made healthier. Only 165 calories per serving! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you not only find Diabetic Friendly Recipes but also Diabetes News and Diabetes Management Tips so check it out today! Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Upside-Down Pineapple Cake
Ingredients
1 can (15 ounces) pineapple slices in juice
2 tablespoons molasses
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup sucralose-based brown sugar substitute
1/4 cup margarine, melted
2 egg whites
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Directions
1 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch round cake pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Drain pineapple; reserve 3/4 cup juice. Place pineapple rings evenly in bottom of prepared pan. Drizzle molasses evenly over pineapple. Sprinkle with cinnamon.

3 – Beat sugar substitute, margarine, egg whites, and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer at low speed until well blended. Add reserved pineapple juice, flour and baking soda; beat until smooth. Pour batter over pineapple.

4 – Bake 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack. Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Tip: For maximum flavor, let cake sit overnight before serving.

Yield: 12 servings.

Serving size: 1/12 of cake.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 165 calories, Carbohydrates: 28 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 108 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/upside-pineapple-cake/

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