Diabetic Dish of the Week – SANTA FE CHICKEN

December 4, 2018 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | 2 Comments
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is a recipe for SANTA FE CHICKEN. Chicken Breasts, Green Onions, Tomato Soup, Picante Sauce, Black Beans, Kernel Corn, and Spices make up this week’s dish. 308 calories and 21 net carbs per serving! The recipe is from one of my favorite recipe sites, the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. The Gourmet Magazine site has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes so check it out today! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

SANTA FE CHICKEN
Ingredients

2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1-3/4 pounds)
1 teaspoon minced garlic
4 green onions, minced (about 1/2 cup)
1 can (10 3/4 ounces) Campbell’s Healthy Request Condensed Healthy Request Tomato Soup
1/2 cup Pace Picante Sauce
1/2 cup water
1 can (about 15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup whole kernel corn
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Directions

Stir the chili powder and cumin in a small bowl. Season the chicken with the chili powder mixture.
Heat the oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook for 6 minutes or until browned on both sides. Add the garlic and onions and cook and stir for 1 minute.
Stir in the soup, picante sauce and water and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add the beans and corn. Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Sprinkle with the cilantro.

NOTES:
This Santa Fe Chicken is a flavorful one-skillet dish and it’s a snap to make. Serving size is 1 piece of chicken and 3/4 cup sauce.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 6 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 308
Fat: 7 grams
Saturated Fat: 1 grams
Fiber: 6 grams
Sodium: 486 milligrams
Cholesterol: 78 milligrams
Protein: 35 grams
Carbohydrates: 27 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/santa-fe-chicken

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Diabetic Dish of the Week – PEPPERED TOP SIRLOIN ROAST WITH SAUTEED BROCCOLINI

November 27, 2018 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – PEPPERED TOP SIRLOIN ROAST WITH SAUTEED BROCCOLINI. Wow, what a great dish to serve up for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Using a Beef Top Sirloin Petite Roast that’s topped with a Blue Cheese and Green Onion mix. Then served with a Sauted Broccolini. The recipe comes from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website where you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes. So Enjoy and eat healthy in 2018! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

PEPPERED TOP SIRLOIN ROAST WITH SAUTEED BROCCOLINI
Ingredients

1 beef Top Sirloin Petite Roast (1-1/2 to 2 pounds)
1 tablespoon seasoned pepper
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 tablespoon chopped green onion
12 ounces Broccolini, trimmed
1 red onion, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices and separated into rings
1/4 cup water

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 325F. Press seasoned pepper evenly onto all surfaces of beef roast.
2 – Place roast, fat-side up, on rack in shallow roasting pan. Insert ovenproof meat thermometer so tip is centered in thickest part of beef. Do not add water or cover. Roast in 325F oven 60 to 75 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness.
3 – Meanwhile, combine cheese, butter and green onion in small bowl until well blended; set aside.
4 – Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray; add Broccolini, onion and water. Cover and cook over medium-high heat 3 minutes. Remove cover and continue cooking 2 to 4 minutes or until water has evaporated and Broccolini is crisp-tender and lightly browned, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Immediately add 2 tablespoons blue cheese mixture; stir until butter is melted. Season with salt and ground black pepper, as desired. Keep warm.
5 – Remove roast when meat thermometer registers 135F for medium rare; 150F for medium. Transfer roast to carving board; tent loosely with aluminum foil. Let stand 10 minutes. (Temperature will continue to rise about 10F to reach 145F for medium rare; 160F for medium.)
6 – Carve roast into slices; season with salt, as desired. Serve with vegetables and remaining blue cheese butter.
NOTES:
Top Sirloin is one of the most versatile cuts of beef. It is lean, well-flavored, juicy and tender. It is also a lean cut according to USDA guidelines.

Recipe Yield: Makes 8 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 207
Fat: 12 grams
Saturated Fat: 6 grams
Fiber: 0.3 grams
Sodium: 132 milligrams
Cholesterol: 76 milligrams
Protein: 22 grams
Carbohydrates: 5 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/peppered-top-sirloin-roast-with-sauteed-broccolini

Diabetic Dish of the Week – HOLIDAY APPETIZER MEATBALLS

November 20, 2018 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – HOLIDAY APPETIZER MEATBALLS. Easily made and ready for your freezer. Made using Lean Ground Pork. Serve with choice of dipping sauces; Toasted Onion Dip, Ginger-Orange Dip, and Barbecue-Cranberry Dip. 200 calories and 1 carb per serving (7 meatballs). The recipe is from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. At the Diabetic Gourmet site you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly recipes for all occasions. Enjoy and Eat Healthy through the Holidays! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

HOLIDAY APPETIZER MEATBALLS
These meatballs are convenient to have on hand, in the freezer. Serve for snacks with dipping sauces. They’re great for making grinder sandwiches, too. Serve one or more of these dips with the meatballs: Toasted Onion Dip, Ginger-Orange Dip and Barbecue-Cranberry Dip.

Yield: Yield: 7 dozen meatballs.
Serving size: 7 meatballs.

Ingredients

2 pounds lean ground pork
1 cup ice water
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

1 – Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
2 – With hands or wooden spoon mix pork, water, soy sauce and pepper thoroughly in large bowl.
3 – Shape into 3/4-inch balls (mixture will be fairly soft and balls will not be perfect).
4 – Arrange closely together in single layer on ungreased shallow baking pan, like a jelly-roll pan.
5 – Bake for 20-30 minutes.
6 – Remove from pan, and serve immediately with a dipping sauce, like your favorite salad dressings or choose from the suggestions below.
7 – Use toothpicks to skewer meatballs to dip. Or remove from pan, cool, cover and freeze or refrigerate. Serve cold or reheated.

Nutrition information Per Serving:
Calories: 200
Protein: 13 g
Fat: 16 g
Sodium: 390 mg
Cholesterol: 55 mg
Carbohydrates: 1 g
https://diabeticgourmet.com/articles/meatball-appetizer-recipes-that-are-low-carb-and-diabetic-friendly/

SWEET POTATO PIE

November 11, 2018 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I’m passing along a recipe for a Diabetic Friendly SWEET POTATO PIE. Dessert is served with a Diabetic Friendly SWEET POTATO PIE. The Sugar is substituted with Equal Spoonful or Granulated Sweetner. Perfect Dessert for your Thanksgiving table! It’s from one of my favorite sites the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. At the Diabetic Gourmet site you’ll find a full menu of delicious and Diabetic Friendly recipes. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy during the Holiday Season! https://diabeticgourmet.com/
Ingredients

Pastry for single-crust 9-inch pie
2 cups cooked, mashed sweet potatoes (about 2 Pastry for single-crust 9-inch pie pounds)
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup Equal Spoonful or Granulated*
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 can (12 ounces) evaporated fat-free milk
Light whipped topping (optional)
Grated nutmeg (optional)
* May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener

Directions

1 – Roll pastry on floured surface into a circle 1 inch larger than inverted 9-inch pie plate. Ease pastry into plate; trim and flute edge. Set aside.
2 – Blend sweet potatoes in mixing bowl on medium speed of mixer until smooth. Stir in eggs, Equal, flour, lemon juice, vanilla, spices, salt and evaporated milk. Pour mixture over pastry shell.
3 – Bake in preheated 400F oven 40 to 45 minutes or until filling is set and sharp knife inserted into center comes out clean.
4 – Cool pie completely on wire rack. Cover and refrigerate. Garnish top of pie with whipped topping and grated nutmeg, if desired. Cut pie into wedges.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 8 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 197
Fat: 6 grams
Sodium: 316 milligrams
Cholesterol: 58 milligrams
Protein: 7 grams
Carbohydrates: 28 grams

https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/sweet-potato-pie-3

Diabetic Dish of the Week – EGGPLANT LASAGNA

October 30, 2018 at 5:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is EGGPLANT LASAGNA. Delicious and Healthy Lasagna made using Egg Plant as the Noodles. It’s 318 calories and 10 net carbs per serving! It’s from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. The Diabetic Gourmet site has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes so check it out today. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

 

EGGPLANT LASAGNA

Ingredients

Pam Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3/4 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1 large eggplant (about 1 pound), cut into 1/4-inch thick lengthwise slices
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 package (20 ounces) ground turkey
3/4 cup chopped yellow onion
1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
1 can (14.5 ounces) Hunt’s Original Diced Tomatoes, No Salt Added, drained
1/4 cup Hunt’s Tomato Paste (or Hunt s Organic)
1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
1-1/2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

1 – Heat oven to 350F. Spray 8-by-8-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray.
2 – In small bowl, combine ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning; set aside.
3 – Heat grill pan over medium-high heat. Brush eggplant slices with oil; sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper.
4 – In batches, place eggplant on grill pan. Cook each side 1-2 minutes or until lightly browned and tender. Remove and place on baking sheet lined with paper towels; pat to remove excess moisture.
5 – Spray large skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add turkey and cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add onion and garlic; cook 2-3 minutes more or until onion is tender and turkey is crumbled and no longer pink. Drain.
6 – Add drained tomatoes, tomato paste and basil to skillet; stir to combine. Reduce heat and simmer 2 minutes more.
7 – Assemble lasagna by spreading 3/4 cup meat mixture over bottom of dish. Place 3 eggplant slices over meat mixture, top with 3/4 cup meat mixture, half of ricotta cheese mixture and 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese.
8 – Repeat layers, ending with a layer of eggplant slices topped with meat mixture and remaining mozzarella cheese.
9 – Spray underside of aluminum foil with cooking spray; cover dish tightly with foil. Bake 30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
NOTES:
An extra set of hands from a little helper can shave minutes off the assembly of this Eggplant Lasagna, while getting a youngster excited about digging into a veggie-centric dinner.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 8 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 318
Fat: 19 grams
Saturated Fat: 7 grams
Fiber: 3 grams
Sodium: 363 milligrams
Cholesterol: 72 milligrams
Protein: 22 grams
Carbohydrates: 13 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/eggplant-lasagna

Diabetic Dish of the Week – APPLE OATMEAL RAISIN COOKIES

October 23, 2018 at 5:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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For this week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week its Cookies, APPLE OATMEAL RAISIN COOKIES. Made using Equal Spoonful or Granulated instead of Sugar and Unsweetened Applesauce. The recipe is from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. The Diabetic Gourmet site has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes so check it out today. Also subscribe to the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, always full of healthy and delicious recipes! So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

APPLE OATMEAL RAISIN COOKIES

Ingredients

1-1/4 cups Equal Spoonful or Granulated *
1 cup unsweetened applesauce **
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
6 tablespoons stick butter, softened
1 egg
1/3 cup 2% milk
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 cups quick or old-fashioned oats, uncooked
1 cup raisins
*May substitute 30 packets Equal sweetener
** Apple butter may be substituted for the unsweetened applesauce for a slightly spicier version.

Directions

Combine Equal, applesauce, brown sugar, butter, egg, milk and vanilla. Mix with electric mixer until well blended. Stir in combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Gradually mix in oats and raisins until well combined.
Drop by tablespoonfuls onto sprayed baking sheets. Bake in preheated 350F oven 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden in color. Remove from baking sheet and cool completely on wire rack.
Store in airtight containers at room temperature.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 4 dozen cookies Serving size: 1 cookie

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 63
Fat: 2 grams
Sodium: 43 milligrams
Cholesterol: 8 milligrams
Protein: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 11 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/apple-oatmeal-raisin-cookies

Diabetic Dish of the Week – PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE IN GINGERSNAP CRUST

October 16, 2018 at 5:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week – PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE IN GINGERSNAP CRUST. I’m passing along a Dessert for this week’s recipe. A Cheesecake worthy for any Fall Dinner Table! With a crust made with Gingersnap Crumbs and uses Equal Spoonful. With Cheesecake filling made with a blend of Spices, Equal Spoonful, Reduced Fat Cream Cheese, and Pumpkin Puree. It’s 196 calories and 13 carbs per serving. The recipe is from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website and is just one of a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes that you can find at the Diabetic Gourmet site. Check it out today! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE IN GINGERSNAP CRUST
Ingredients

Crust:

1-1/4 cups gingersnap crumbs
3 tablespoons stick butter or margarine, melted
3 tablespoons Equal Spoonful*
Cheesecake:

3 packages (8 ounces each) reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1-1/4 cups Equal Spoonful**
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup pumpkin puree (canned or homemade)
2 eggs
2 egg whites
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 teaspoons vanilla
Topping:

1 cup reduced-fat sour cream
2 tablespoons Equal Spoonful***
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
* May substitute 4-1/2 packets Equal sweetener
** May substitute 30 packets Equal sweetener

Directions

1 – For Crust, combine gingersnap crumbs, 3 tablespoons Equal and butter. Press onto bottom of a 9-inch spring form pan. Bake in preheated 325F oven 8 minutes. Cool on wire rack while preparing cheesecake.
2 – For Cheesecake, beat cream cheese, 1-1/4 cups Equal, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in mixing bowl on medium speed of mixer until smooth and well combined. Mix in pumpkin. Mix in eggs and egg whites. Mix in cornstarch and vanilla until blended.
3 – Pour cheesecake mixture over baked crust. Bake in preheated oven 40 to 45 minutes or until center of cake is almost set. Cool on wire rack 5 minutes.
4 – Meanwhile, combine sour cream, 2 tablespoons Equal and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Gently spread over top of cheesecake. Return to oven and bake 3 to 4 minutes until sour cream mixture is set. Remove cheesecake to wire rack. Gently run metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake. Let cheesecake cool completely. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving. To serve, remove side of pan. Cut cake into wedges.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 16 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 196
Fat: 13 grams
Sodium: 271 milligrams
Cholesterol: 64 milligrams
Protein: 7 grams
Carbohydrates: 13 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/pumpkin-cheesecake-in-gingersnap-crust

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – SOUTHWESTERN ROASTED VEGETABLES

October 15, 2018 at 5:01 AM | Posted in Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – SOUTHWESTERN ROASTED VEGETABLES. Sweet Potatoes, Zucchini, Portabella Mushrooms, and Taco Seasoning make up this hearty meatless dish! It’s off the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website which has a huge selection of Healthy and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. So check it out today and also subscribe to the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, one of my favorite Recipe Magazines. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

SOUTHWESTERN ROASTED VEGETABLES

Ingredients

4 cups peeled, cubed sweet potatoes (yams), cut in 1-inch cubes
1 1/2 cups zucchini, cut into small chunks
1 small red onion, cut into small chunks
1 6-ounce package portabella mushroom slices, halved
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons reduced-sodium taco seasoning mix (about half a 1.25-ounce packet)
Salt to taste (optional)

Directions

Preheat oven to 425F. Coat baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray or line with foil.
In large bowl, combine sweet potatoes, zucchini, onion and mushrooms. Toss with olive oil to coat. Sprinkle with taco seasoning and spread vegetables on baking sheet.
Bake 40 minutes, shaking pan every 15 minutes, until vegetables are tender and roasted.

Recipe Yield: Yield: Makes 8 (1/2-cup) servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 110
Fat: 4 grams
Sodium: 209 milligrams
Protein: 2 grams
Carbohydrates: 17 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/southwestern-roasted-vegetables

Diabetic Dish of the Week – BAKED CHICKEN TENDERS

October 9, 2018 at 5:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – BAKED CHICKEN TENDERS. Chicken Tenders made healthier, using Corn Flake Crumbs, Spices and Herbs. Then bake at 400 degrees for 12-14 minutes. 141 calories and 6 net carbs per serving! The recipes from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website (https://diabeticgourmet.com/) This is just one of many Diabetic Friendly Recipes you can find at the Diabetic Gourmet site. Everything from Salads, Soups, Appetizers, Dinner, and Dessert are all at the site and all Diabetic Friendly! So check it out today. Plus you can subscribe to the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine also. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

 

BAKED CHICKEN TENDERS
Make healthier chicken tenders at home using common corn flake crumbs, spices and herbs. These are also great for game day and kids love them! The nutritional information is for the chicken thigh version. If using chicken breast, the fat content will be reduced to about 3 total grams.

Recipe Yield: 4 servings.

Ingredients

1 pound chicken thighs or breast, boneless, skinless
1 cup cereal crumbs, cornflake type
1/2 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon paprika

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2 – Lightly grease a cooking sheet.
3 – Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces.
4 – Place cornflakes in plastic bag and crush by using a rolling pin.
5 – Add remaining ingredients to the crushed cornflakes. Close bag tightly and shake until blended.
6 – Add a few of the chicken pieces at a time to crumb mixture and shake until evenly coated.
7 – Place chicken pieces on cooking sheet so they are not touching.
8 – Bake until golden brown, about 12-14 minutes.
9 – Serve hot.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 141
Fat: 5 grams
Saturated Fat: 2 grams
Fiber: 1 grams
Sodium: 344 milligrams
Cholesterol: 84 milligrams
Protein: 17 grams
Carbohydrates: 7 grams
Sugars: 1 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/baked-chicken-tenders

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Roasted Pumpkin Soup

October 2, 2018 at 5:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – Roasted Pumpkin Soup. Pumpkin and Fall all in a Diabetic Friendly Soup! The recipe is from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website, which is full of delicious and diabetic friendly recipes. Also don’t to forget to subscribe to the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

Roasted Pumpkin Soup
What could make a more delectable (and appropriate) seasonal meal on a chilly autumn night than a bowl of hearty pumpkin soup?
Serve this recipe with a crunchy green salad and a warm slice of whole grain toast for a truly sweet and satisfying Halloween treat.

Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Yield: Makes 5 servings.

Ingredients

2 Tbsp. olive oil
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
3/4 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped carrot
1/4 cup chopped celery
2 Tbsp. fresh minced ginger
1 Tbsp. minced garlic
1 can (15 oz.) pumpkin
3-1/2 cups low sodium chicken stock
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Chopped fresh sage, as garnish
Low-fat sour cream, as garnish (optional)
Directions

1 – In a medium saucepan, heat 2 Tbsp. olive oil over medium-high heat. When hot, add the cinnamon, onions, carrots, celery, ginger and garlic to the pan. Saute, stirring occasionally, until lightly caramelized, about 3 to 4 minutes. Add the canned pumpkin, stirring into the vegetables. Add chicken stock to the pan and bring the stock to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook the soup for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the vegetables are soft.
2 – Remove the soup from the heat and process in batches in the food processor. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Garnish with chopped fresh sage and a dollop of low-fat sour cream (if desired).

Nutritional Information Per Serving:
111 calories
6 g total fat
<1 g saturated fat
11 g carbohydrate
3 g protein
4 g dietary fiber
437 mg sodium
https://diabeticgourmet.com/articles/october-and-pumpkins-go-hand-in-hand/

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