Kitchen Hint of the Day!

June 22, 2021 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Make small changes…………..

Don’t try to change all your eating habits at once. Here are some ideas and hints to start with, Eat Healthy! Try fat-free or low-fat cheese, milk, and yogurt. Also try leaner cuts of meat. This will help you cut down on saturated fat. Also try whole-grain breads, brown rice, and whole-wheat pasta. Finally load up on fresh or frozen vegetables. If you buy canned, choose low-sodium varieties.

How to Eat More and Lose Weight

March 22, 2016 at 4:56 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | 4 Comments
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From the Diabetic Living Online website it’s How to Eat More & Lose Weight. Some great tips and recipes to make a healthier you! Find it all on the Diabetic Living Online website. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

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You can enjoy a full plate of food yet cut calories with this simply smart approach to weight loss. Plus, get 1,500-calorie-a-day menus showing what to pass up and what to choose for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a snack.

 

 

Eat More, Lose Weight

You’re likely a pro at comparing calories and carbs when choosing between two foods. But what you might overlook is how filling the foods are. Figuring out what will satisfy your hunger yet keep your daily calorie intake on target is easier than you might think……

 
Figuring Out Fullness

If you compare 1-1/4 cups fresh strawberries with two 6-inch strawberry-flavor licorice twists, both have around 60 calories and 15 grams of carbohydrate, but the big bowl of strawberries would be more filling. Rolls explains why…..

 
Reducing Density

Rolls gives these guidelines for picking low calorie-dense foods that will help fill your plate (and your tummy) while you cut calories……

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the How to Eat More & Lose Weight tips

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/food-to-eat/nutrition/how-to-eat-more-lose-weight

20-Minute Low-Calorie Dinner Recipes

June 12, 2015 at 5:41 AM | Posted in Eating Well | 2 Comments
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From the EatingWell website it’s 20-Minute Low-Calorie Dinner Recipes. http://www.eatingwell.com/

 

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Low-calorie dinner recipes make a healthy weeknight meal.
Weeknight meals are made easy with these 20-minute, low-calorie dinner recipes. Our healthy chicken recipes, pasta recipes, salmon recipes and more low-calorie dinner recipes are not only delicious dinners you will have on the table in less time than ordering takeout, but they are healthier too.

 
Barbecued Chipotle-Marinated Pork Sandwiches
Smoky grilled onion and your favorite barbecue sauce transform grilled pork tenderloin into a hearty pulled pork sandwich, perfect as a potluck dish or simple dinner. If you’re concerned about sodium, be sure to choose a lower-sodium barbecue sauce…….

 
Ravioli with Arugula & Pecorino
Elevate frozen ravioli with sizzled garlic and shallots, shaved pecorino and fresh arugula. Serve with: Whole-grain baguette and a light-bodied red wine, such as pinot noir…..

 
Pork Chops au Poivre
Turn your dining room into a French bistro when you dress up pepper-crusted pork chops with a rich, creamy brandy sauce. Serve with roasted sweet potato slices and green beans…..

 
* Click the link below to get all the 20-Minute Low-Calorie Dinner Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/20_minute_low_calorie_dinner_recipes

Quick, Low-Calorie Summer Dinner Recipes

June 11, 2015 at 5:15 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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Quick, Low-Calorie Summer Dinner Recipes all from the EatingWell website. http://www.eatingwell.com/

 

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Healthy summer dinner ideas ready in 30 minutes or less.
Get inspired to make a lighter, healthier meal with our quick, low-calorie summer dinner recipes. Enjoy satisfying recipes for fresh salads, juicy grilled chicken, easy pasta dishes and more. Try our Thai Chicken Stir-Fry with Basil & Cashews for a flavor-packed weeknight dinner or Grilled Salmon with Tomatoes & Basil for a simple yet elegant dinner on the grill.

 

 

Thai Chicken Stir-Fry with Basil & Cashews
This quick chicken stir-fry recipe is flavored with classic Thai ingredients: savory fish sauce balanced with tangy lime juice and plenty of fresh basil. Have all the ingredients prepared and ready to add to the wok before you turn on the heat. Serve with brown rice….

 

 

Grilled Salmon with Tomatoes & Basil
This recipe is so beautiful and yet so simple to prepare—it’s perfect for entertaining. You just spread a side of salmon with minced garlic, sprinkle with fresh basil, then layer sliced tomatoes on top. Put it on the grill for 10 minutes and you’re done!….

 

 

Smoked Trout, Potato & Arugula Salad
In this healthy dinner salad recipe, tender new potatoes and baby arugula add a creamy texture and peppery flavor to the smokiness of the trout. You can hard-boil the eggs ahead of time, but if you cook them while you steam your potatoes, they’ll still be a little warm when you serve the salad, which makes it extra special…..

 

 

* Click the link below to see all the Quick, Low-Calorie Summer Dinner Recipes

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/quick_low_calorie_summer_dinner_recipes

Get-Skinny Dinners to Help You Lose Weight

June 6, 2015 at 5:24 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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Here’s some Get-Skinny Dinners to Help You Lose Weight. It’s from the EatingWell website which is loaded with healthy and delicious recipes like these. http://www.eatingwell.com/

 
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Delicious, low-calorie dinner recipes to help you slim down.
If you’re trying to slim down, our low-calorie dinners to help you lose weight are delicious, filling meals. Many of these light and healthy dinner recipes feature lean protein, whole grains and salad—dinner components that can leave you feeling satisfied (find out why here). Try our Quick Chicken Cacciatore for a low-calorie dinner recipe perfect for an easy weeknight meal or Aparagus-Mushroom Mini Lasagnas for a filling dinner.

 

Quick Chicken Cacciatore
This version of the classic Italian recipe, chicken cacciatore, is done in half the time of most traditional versions, but is still full of rich flavor thanks to plenty of mushrooms, tomatoes and herbs…..

 
Loaded Spinach Salad
Like many spinach salads, this one features lots of chopped-up hard-boiled egg. But since most of the calories in an egg are in the yolk, this recipe uses just two whole eggs, plus the whites from six additional eggs, for a satisfying spinach salad that keeps the calories in check….

 
Charred Tomato & Chicken Tacos
Charring tomatoes in a cast-iron skillet yields smoky results……

 

* Click the link below to get all the Get-Skinny Dinners to Help You Lose Weight.

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/get_skinny_dinners_to_help_you_lose_weight

Best Diet Recipes for Breakfast

March 25, 2015 at 9:10 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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Started the day off with a delicious and healthy Breakfast with the Best Diet Recipes for Breakfast from the EatingWell website. http://www.eatingwell.com/

 

 

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Whether you’re rushing out the door in the morning or preparing a leisurely weekend breakfast for the family, our best diet breakfast recipes are the perfect way to start your day. These diet smoothie recipes, low-calorie muffin recipes and more healthy breakfast ideas taste delicious and will keep you satisfied until lunch. Try Lisa’s Granola for a diet breakfast recipe to make ahead or Buttermilk Oatcakes with Raspberry Compote for a delicious brunch recipe.

 

Lisa’s Granola

This easy cinnamon-spiked granola is loaded with almonds, walnuts and pepitas, but substitute other nuts and seeds if you prefer. For vegans who don’t eat honey, this can be made with all maple syrup…..

 

 

Buttermilk Oatcakes with Raspberry Compote
These high-fiber oatcakes are made with 100% whole grains and no butter. A quick raspberry compote is a nice change from maple syrup……

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Best Diet Recipes for Breakfast
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/best_diet_recipes_for_breakfast

Diabetic Slow Cooker Recipes

February 3, 2015 at 6:32 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Simplify cooking with these Diabetic Slow Cooker Recipes. it’s all from the Diabetic Living On Line website. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

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Diabetic Slow Cooker Recipes
Take the work out of cooking with easy recipes made healthy for your diabetic diet. Find tastes that span the globe, including Mediterranean, Asian, Mexican, Cajun, Indian, German, Southern, and Caribbean flavors. Just add the ingredients and let your slow cooker do the rest!
Spicy Drumsticks

Picante and cayenne pepper sauce up the ante in this low-carb recipe for two. Serve with brown rice for a complete meal…..
Mexican-Style Pot Roast Sandwiches

A spicy spin on a traditional sandwich, this casual meal gets a flavor boost from cilantro and cumin. Make them for your next party or potluck…..

 

* Click the link below to get all the Diabetic Slow Cooker Recipes

 

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/main-dishes/diabetic-slow-cooker-recipes?sssdmh=dm17.780857&esrc=nwdlo012015

Get-Skinny Dinners to Help You Lose Weight

February 1, 2015 at 6:42 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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Here’s a little help to eat healthy and lose weight. From the EatingWell website it’s, Get-Skinny Dinners to Help You Lose Weight. http://www.eatingwell.com/

 
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Delicious, low-calorie dinner recipes to help you slim down.
If you’re trying to slim down, our low-calorie dinners to help you lose weight are delicious, filling meals. Many of these light and healthy dinner recipes feature lean protein, whole grains and salad—dinner components that can leave you feeling satisfied (find out why here). Try our Quick Chicken Cacciatore for a low-calorie dinner recipe perfect for an easy weeknight meal or Loaded Spinach Salad for a filling dinner salad recipe.

 

 

Quick Chicken Cacciatore
This version of the classic Italian recipe, chicken cacciatore, is done in half the time of most traditional versions, but is still full of rich flavor thanks to plenty of mushrooms, tomatoes and herbs……

 

 

Loaded Spinach Salad
Like many spinach salads, this one features lots of chopped-up hard-boiled egg. But since most of the calories in an egg are in the yolk, this recipe uses just two whole eggs, plus the whites from six additional eggs, for a satisfying spinach salad that keeps the calories in check…….

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Get-Skinny Dinners to Help You Lose Weight

 
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/get_skinny_dinners_to_help_you_lose_weight?sssdmh=dm17.782203&utm_source=EWDNL&esrc=nwewd012615

100-Calorie Snacks

January 25, 2015 at 10:06 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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More healthy tips from the EatingWell website to make your 2015 healthier. http://www.eatingwell.com/
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Low-calorie snack recipes, including recipes for smoothies, popcorn, dips and more.
Having a snack attack? Stock your fridge and pantry with ingredients for these quick, healthy and low-calorie snack recipes to help you stay lean and healthy—and avoid the candy dish and snacks at work. Enjoy our healthy snack recipes, which are perfect to grab and go or pack for the office.

 

 

Quick Quesadilla
In just 5 minutes, you can make this healthy mini quesadilla recipe using protein-rich beans and your favorite fresh salsa. For a party appetizer tray, make a big batch and serve these quesadilla wedges with guacamole and sour cream, too…..

 
Frozen Chocolate-Covered Bananas
Kids will love dipping bananas in melted chocolate and rolling them in coconut to make this tasty frozen treat…..

 
Cherry Cream Cheese
Make your own flavored cream cheese by stirring in fresh, in-season cherries. We like the flavor of black cherries, but any kind will work. Spread this on your morning bagel or sandwich it between graham crackers for a cherry cheesecake-inspired snack…..

 
* Click the link below to get all the 100-Calorie Snacks

 
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/100_calorie_snacks?sssdmh=dm17.780051&utm_source=EWDNL&esrc=nwewd011915

10 Pantry Foods to Pitch for a Healthier Diabetic Diet

January 21, 2015 at 6:37 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Make 2015 the Year of Making Healthier Choices! From the Diabetic Living On Line website it’s 10 Pantry Foods to Pitch for a Healthier Diabetic Diet. Eat healthy!

 

 

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When hunger hits, what’s stocked in your pantry is ultimately what ends up on your plate. And if you’re like most people, some not-so-good options sneak into your kitchen. Make a clean sweep of your eating habits, starting with pitching these unhealthy foods from your pantry in favor of more diabetes-friendly swaps.

 

 

 

Crumb Piecrusts

Ready-made graham cracker and cookie-crumb piecrusts are often laced with artery-clogging trans fat. In fact, some crumb-style crusts pack as much as 2.5 grams of trans fat per serving, which ranks them near the top of the list of trans-fat-laden foods. …..

 

 

 

Processed Cheese

Whether sold in shelf-stable blocks, jars, or spray cans, processed cheese offers twice the sodium of natural cheese. Plus, processed cheese has up to 4 grams of carbohydrate per ounce, with only half the protein of natural cheeses, such as low-fat mozzarella and cheddar (which are virtually carb-free)…..

 

* Click the link below to get all 10 Pantry Foods to Pitch for a Healthier Diabetic Diet
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/food-to-eat/nutrition/10-pantry-foods-to-pitch-healthier-diabetic-diet?sssdmh=dm17.779808&esrc=nwdlo011315

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