Diabetic Dish of the Week – Beef Tenderloin with Roasted Vegetables

January 19, 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 Beef Tenderloin with Roasted Vegetables. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Beef Tenderloin Roast, Dry White Wine, Reduced Sodium Soy Sauce, Garlic Cloves, Rosemary Leaves, Dijon Mustard, Dry Mustard, Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts, and Baby Carrots. Dinner is served! 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/

Beef Tenderloin with Roasted Vegetables
This hearty recipe combines tender, juicy beef with the delicious flavors of potatoes, Brussels sprouts, and baby carrots!

Ingredients
1 beef tenderloin roast (about 3 pounds), trimmed of fat
1/2 cup chardonnay or other dry white wine
1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 cloves garlic, sliced
1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 pound small red or white potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 pound Brussels sprouts
1 package (12 ounces) baby carrots

Directions
Yield: 10 servings
Serving size: 1/10 of total recipe (without gravy)

1 – Place roast in large resealable food storage bag. Combine wine, soy sauce, garlic, rosemary, Dijon mustard, and dry mustard in small bowl. Pour over roast. Seal bag; turn to coat. Marinate in refrigerator 4 to 12 hours, turning several times.

2 – Preheat oven to 425°F. Spray 13 x 9-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Place potatoes, Brussels sprouts, and carrots in pan. Remove roast from marinade. Pour marinade over vegetables; toss to coat. Cover vegetables with foil; roast 30 minutes. Stir.

3 – Place tenderloin on vegetables. Roast, uncovered, 35 to 45 minutes or until internal temperature of roast reaches 135°F for medium-rare to 150°F for medium when tested with meat thermometer inserted into thickest part of tenderloin.

4 – Transfer tenderloin to cutting board; tent with foil. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before carving. (Internal temperature will continue to rise 5°F to 10°F during stand time.) Reserve drippings from roasting pan to make gravy, if desired.

5 – Stir vegetables; continue roasting if not tender. Slice tenderloin; arrange on serving platter with roasted vegetables.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 326 calories, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Protein: 34 g, Fat: 10 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 71 mg, Sodium: 546 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/beef-tenderloin-roasted-vegetables/

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Sweet BBQ Chicken Dip

January 9, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Appetizers, CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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I also have a recipe for a Sweet BBQ Chicken Dip to pass along. To make this Delicious Appetizer you’ll be needing Cream Cheese, Shredded Chicken, Ocean Spray Jellied Cranberry Sauce, Heinz Chili Sauce, Lea and Perrins Worcestershire Sauce, Heinz Apple Cider Vinegar, Dijon Mustard, Red Pepper Flakes, Monterey Jack Cheese, Green Onions, and Assorted Crackers. Another Delicious Recipe 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

Sweet BBQ Chicken Dip
This delicious barbecue-flavored chicken dip is sure to get rave reviews at the party!

Recipe Ingredients:
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
3 cups shredded chicken
3/4 cup Ocean Spray® Jellied Cranberry Sauce
3/4 cup Heinz® Chili Sauce
1 tablespoon Lea and Perrins® Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon Heinz® Apple Cider Vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
11/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/2 cup sliced green onions
Assorted salted crackers

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
2 – Spread cream cheese into bottom of 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
3 – Stir together chicken, cranberry sauce, chili sauce, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, mustard and red pepper flakes in medium bowl. Spoon mixture over cream cheese in baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese.
4 – Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with onions. Serve with crackers for dipping.
Makes 16 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/appetizer/sweet_bbq_chicken_dip_recipe.html

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – SALAMI, ONION and JALAPEÑO SANDWICH

December 30, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is a SALAMI, ONION and JALAPEÑO SANDWICH. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Sourdough Bread, Wild Idea Buffalo Salami, Vidalia Onion, Jalapeño Pepper, and Dijon Mustard. As always you can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Buffalo Salami along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wide Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020 and the upcoming year! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

SALAMI, ONION and JALAPEÑO SANDWICH
This sandwich received national attention on NPR, during Dan O’Brien’s book review for Stolen Horses. In the book, the sandwich is constructed with great attention to detail and is a laugh-out-loud scene.
The sandwich is as delicious as the novel! Serve with milk, to balance the jalapeño heat, or use pickled jalapeños to avoid the heat.

Ingredients (Per Sandwich):

2 – slices sourdough bread, cut on the bias
4 to 6 – slices Wild Idea Buffalo Salami, cut on the bias
1 or 2 slices – Vidalia onion, cut on the bias
1 – fresh jalapeño, sliced very thin
Dijon Mustard

Preparation:

1 – Prepare all ingredients as suggested above.
2 – Generously spread the Dijon mustard on both slices of sourdough.
3 – Nestle the salami slices into the mustard, as many as you like, on top of one of the mustard covered bread slices.
4 – Top with one or two slices of the Vidalia onion, and desired amount of thinly sliced jalapeno.
5 – Cover with the other mustard covered bread slice and cut in half.
Excellent, sublime, divine and bueno!
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/93321345-salami-onion-jalapeno-sandwich

 

 


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Ingredients: 100% Grass-fed Buffalo, Sea Salt, Organic Spices: Cracked Black Pepper, Mustard Seed, Cultured Celery Powder, Organic: Black Pepper, White Pepper, Pure Cane Sugar, Coriander. Encased in A REMOVABLE artificial casing.

*All products are made without the use of added nitrites or nitrates, except for those naturally occurring in sea salt and celery powder.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/collections/charcuterie/products/12-oz-buffalo-salami

Baby Spinach ‘n Bacon Salad

December 27, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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I’ve got a great Salad/Side to pass along, Baby Spinach ‘n Bacon Salad. To make the Salad you’ll need Baby Spinach Greens and Fat Free Salad Croutons. Then to make the Dressing you’ll be needing White Vinegar, Water, Dijon Mustard, Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener, Turkey Bacon, Red Onion, and Garlic Cloves. 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 2020! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Baby Spinach ‘n Bacon Salad

Baby spinach leaves are wilted in a warm bacon vinaigrette dressing. Perfect for any time of year.

Baby Spinach ‘n Bacon Salad

Recipe Ingredients:
1 (7-ounce) bag baby spinach greens*
1/2 cup fat free salad croutons

Dressing:
1/4 cup white vinegar
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
5 slices turkey bacon
1/4 cup chopped red onion
2 garlic cloves, minced

Cooking Directions:
1 – Place spinach greens in a large mixing bowl. Remove any undesirable leaves or large stems. Add croutons. Set aside.
2 – Make dressing. Blend together vinegar, water, mustard and Splenda® Granulated Sweetener in a small mixing bowl. Set aside.
3 – Finely slice bacon into small strips. Place in a medium saucepan and fry over medium-high heat until crispy (approximately 3 to 4 minutes).
4 – Add onion and garlic and cook over medium-high heat 1 to 2 minutes.
5 – Add vinegar mixture and simmer 1 to 2 minutes. Pour over spinach and croutons. Toss well. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 (1 cup) servings.

Tip: Regular fresh spinach may be used in place of baby spinach but will result in a less delicate salad.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 80; Calories from Fat: 35; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 10mg; Sodium: 620mg; Total Carbs: 8g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 1g; Protein: 5g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/baby_spinach_’n_bacon_salad_recipe.html

Walnut Crusted Baked Salmon w/ Long Grain and Wild Rice

November 16, 2020 at 7:17 PM | Posted in fish, salmon, Uncle Ben's Rice | 1 Comment
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Today’s Menu: Walnut Crusted Baked Salmon w/ Long Grain and Wild Rice

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I prepared some Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns and heated up some Kroger Diced Ham. I made a bed of the Hash Browns in a bowl and sprinkled some Sargento Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese. Next I heated up the Ham and put it over top the Hash Browns. One of my favorite Breakfast Dishes. Sunny and 53 degrees, very windy out. Also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Got the cart out of the shed after Lunch. We had some very strong winds yesterday and had leaves, tree branches, and blown trash all the yard. Everyone’s yard was a mess. So clean up took most of the afternoon. For Dinner tonight its a Walnut Crusted Baked Salmon w/ Long Grain and Wild Rice.

 

I purchased the fresh Atlantic Salmon from the Kroger Seafood Department. I had it in the freezer and let it thaw overnight in the fridge. I’m going to prepare it using the Walnut Crusted Baked Salmon recipe. I haven’t had Salmon or used this recipe in a while. To make I’ll need; Salmon Fillets (4 ounces each), 4 teaspoons Dijon Mustard, 4 teaspoons Honey, 2 slices Whole Grain Bread (torn into pieces), 3 tablespoons finely chopped Walnuts, 2 teaspoons Extra Light Olive Oil, and 1/2 teaspoon Dried Thyme. To prepare it; Start by preheating the oven to 400°. Place the Salmon on a baking sheet coated with Pam cooking spray. Mix the Mustard and Honey; brush over the Salmon. Next I placed the Bread in a food processor; pulse until coarse crumbs form. Transfer to a small bowl. Stir in Walnuts, Olive Oil and Thyme; press it onto the Salmon Fillet.

 

Bake 12-15 minutes or topping is lightly browned and fish just begins to flake easily with a fork. The Salmon came out perfect, moist and delicious. The Walnut Crust is perfect for the Salmon. The Walnuts, Honey, Dijon Mustard, Thyme, and fresh Bread Crumbs all combine perfectly. Love this recipe.

 

I also prepared a packet of Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice Long Grain and Wild. It comes in a microwavable bag. I microwaved it for 90 seconds and done! I guess my favorite among the Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice, all though I love using them all. An easy to fix item, just microwave for 90 seconds and it’s ready. I love Rice and it pairs with Fish perfect. For Dessert/Snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s Pretzels and a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Walnut-Crusted Salmon
Ingredients:

4 salmon fillets (4 ounces each)
4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
4 teaspoons honey
2 slices whole wheat bread, torn into pieces
3 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts
2 teaspoons canola oil
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400°. Place salmon on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Mix mustard and honey; brush over salmon. Place bread in a food processor; pulse until coarse crumbs form. Transfer to a small bowl. Stir in walnuts, oil and thyme; press onto salmon.
Bake 12-15 minutes or topping is lightly browned and fish just begins to flake easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts
1 fillet equals 295 calories, 17 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 243 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

 

 

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Nutritional claims & product benefits
* Meets the Full Daily Requirement of Whole Grains‡
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* 0g Trans Fat
* No Saturated Fat
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Cooking instructions
1 – Squeeze WHOLE GRAIN MEDLEY™ Brown & Wild Rice pouch to separate rice.
2 – Tear 2 inches to vent.
3 – Heat on HIGH for 90 seconds.
4 – Serve immediately.

Cooking time for 2 pouches = 2½ minutes. Microwave times may vary. Take care when handling and opening the hot pouch. Refrigerate unused portion.

In the skillet
1 – Gently squeeze the sides of the pouch to break apart the rice and pour contents into a skillet. Add 2 Tbsp. of water and heat.
2 – Stir rice occasionally until heated thoroughly.
3 – Serve immediately.
https://www.unclebens.com/rice-products/ready-rice/ready-whole-grain-medley-brown-wild

Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Chutney Glazed Carrots

October 18, 2020 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 Chutney Glazed Carrots. This week’s dish is made using Carrots, Mango Chutney, Dijon Mustard, Butter, and Chopped Pecans. The Dish is 88 calories and 9 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 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Chutney Glazed Carrots
Add a pop of color — and flavor — to your holiday table with this simple and low-carb veggie side.
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

Ingredients
2 cups chopped carrots (1 1/2-inch pieces)
3 tablespoons cranberry or mango chutney
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons butter
2 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted*

Directions
1. Place carrots in medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 6 to 8 minutes or until carrots are tender.

2. Drain carrots; return to saucepan. Add chutney, mustard, and butter; cook and stir over medium heat 2 minutes or until carrots are glazed. Top with pecans just before serving.

*Note. To toast pecans, spread in single layer in heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 2 minutes or until nuts are lightly browned, stirring frequently.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 88 calories, Carbohydrates: 11 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 5 mg, Sodium: 151 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/chutney-glazed-carrots/

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Greens and Pear with Maple-Mustard Dressing

October 13, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, salad | Leave a comment
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I have a Salad Recipe to pass along for all of you, Greens and Pear with Maple-Mustard Dressing. Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Maple Syrup, Dijon Mustard, Salad Greens, Red Pear, Dried Cherries, Chopped Walnuts and more! 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 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Greens and Pear with Maple-Mustard Dressing
A quick and easy salad that’s bursting with fall flavors!

Ingredients
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic or cider vinegar
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
4 cups torn mixed salad greens
1 medium red pear, cored and thinly sliced
1/4 cup sliced green onions
3 tablespoons dried cherries
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons chopped walnuts, toasted*

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

1 – Whisk maple syrup, mustard, oil, vinegar, and pepper in small bowl until well blended.

2 – Combine greens, pear, green onions, cherries, and walnuts in large serving bowl. Drizzle with dressing; gently toss to coat.

*Note: To toast walnuts, spread in single layer on baking sheet. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 5 to 7 minutes or until fragrant, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 179 calories, Carbohydrates: 29 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 112 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/greens-and-pear-with-maple-mustard-dressing/

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SOUTHERN-STYLE SLAW

August 23, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I have a second Diabetic Friendly Recipe to pass along, Southern Style Slaw. To make the Slaw you’ll be needing Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Lite Mayonnaise, Dijon Mustard, Apple Cider Vinegar, Fennel, Lemon Juice, Bell Peppers, Cabbage, Carrots, Radishes, and Red Onion. The Slaw is 100 calories and 8 net carbs per serving. Find this 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 2020! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

SOUTHERN-STYLE SLAW

Ingredients

For the dressing:
1/4 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1 cup lite mayonnaise
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 teaspoons fennel seed
3 tablespoons lemon juice
Salt & pepper, to taste

For the slaw:
2 each medium, seeded & sliced yellow bell peppers
2 each medium, seeded & sliced red bell peppers
4 cups shredded cabbage *
6 oz. bag shredded carrots *
5 each thinly sliced radishes
1 cup diced red onion
* If you would rather use store bought slaw mix, then a 14 oz. bag of cabbage coleslaw mix is about 6-3/4 cups and would work for this recipe.

Directions

1 – Whisk together all dressing ingredients until well combined. Add salt & pepper to taste.
2 – Mix together peppers, cabbage, carrots, radishes and red onion in a large bowl.
3 – Toss the dressing in with the vegetables.
4 – Chill for 60 minutes, stir and serve.

Recipe Yield: Yields 12 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 100
Fat: 7 grams
Saturated Fat: 1 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Sodium: 210 milligrams
Cholesterol: under 5 milligrams
Protein: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 10 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/southern-style-slaw

Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Main-Dish Mediterranean Salad

August 9, 2020 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 a Main-Dish Mediterranean Salad. A light and low carb Salad Recipe. You’ll need 8 ingredients to make this recipe; Romaine Lettuce, Green Beans, Solid White Tuna, Cheery Tomatoes, Olive Oil, Cider Vinegar, Dijon Mustard, and Black Pepper. 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 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Main-Dish Mediterranean Salad
Perfect for a light lunch, this low-carb Mediterranean salad has fewer than 200 calories and can be thrown together in minutes! Just place the salad ingredients in a large bowl, blend the items for the homemade dressing together, combine, and dine!

Ingredients
1 package (10 ounces) ready-to-use chopped romaine lettuce
1/2 pound fresh green beans, cooked and drained or 1 can (about 14 ounces) whole green beans, drained
1 package (5 1/2 ounces) solid white tuna, flaked
8 ounces cherry tomatoes, halved
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons cider vinegar or white vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 3 cups salad with dressing

1 – Place lettuce, green beans, tuna and tomatoes in large bowl.

2 – To make dressing, whisk oil, vinegar, mustard, and pepper in small bowl until blended. Pour dressing over salad; toss well. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 156 calories, Carbohydrates: 9 g, Protein: 13 g, Fat: 8 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 18 mg, Sodium: 218 mg, Fiber: 4 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/main-dish-mediterranean-salad/

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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Green Bean, Walnut, and Blue Cheese Pasta Salad

July 26, 2020 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 a recipe for Green Bean, Walnut, and Blue Cheese Pasta Salad. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Gemelli Pasta, Green Beans, Olive Oil, White Wine Vinegar, Thyme, Dijon Mustard, Lemon Juice, Honey, Salt, Black Pepper, Walnuts, and Reduced Fat Crumbled Blue Cheese. Perfect Past Salad to beat this Hot Weather with! 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 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Green Bean, Walnut, and Blue Cheese Pasta Salad
Craving a light dinner that’s easy to prepare and ready in minutes? You can’t go wrong with this satisfying pasta salad! Featuring a base of gemelli pasta topped with fresh green beans, blue cheese, and a homemade dressing, it will keep you fueled for hours.

Ingredients
2 cups uncooked gemelli pasta
2 cups trimmed halved green beans
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon honey
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted*
1/2 cup reduced-fat crumbled blue cheese

Directions
Yield: 8 servings

1 – Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt. Add green beans during the last 4 minutes of cooking. Drain. Transfer to large bowl.

2 – Meanwhile, whisk oil, vinegar, thyme, mustard, lemon juice, honey, salt, and pepper in medium bowl until smooth and well blended.

3 – Pour dressing over pasta and green beans; toss to coat evenly. Stir in walnuts and cheese. Serve warm or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.**

*Note. To toast walnuts, spread in single layer in heavy-bottomed skillet. Cook over medium heat 1–2 minutes, stirring frequently, until nuts are lightly browned. Remove from skillet immediately. Cool before using.

**Note. If serving cold, stir walnuts into salad just before serving.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 231 calories, Carbohydrates: 25 g, Protein: 7 g, Fat: 12 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 4 mg, Sodium: 119 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/green-bean-walnut-and-blue-cheese-pasta-salad/

 

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