Diabetic Dish of the Week – Roasted Dijon Lamb With Herbs and Country Vegetables

May 4, 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 Roasted Dijon Lamb With Herbs and Country Vegetables. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Garlic, Dijon Mustard, Spices, Herbs, Boneless Leg of Lamb, Parsnips, Carrots, Onions, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil. The Dish is 280 calories and 12 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 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Roasted Dijon Lamb With Herbs and Country Vegetables
Packed with flavor, this succulent roasted lamb with carrots, parsnips and onions is the perfect centerpiece for your Easter table!

Ingredients
20 cloves garlic, peeled (about 2 medium heads)
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves
1 tablespoon fresh thyme
1 1/4 teaspoons salt, divided
1 teaspoon black pepper
Nonstick cooking spray
4 1/2 pounds boneless leg of lamb,* trimmed
1 pound parsnips, cut diagonally into 1/2-inch pieces
1 pound carrots, cut diagonally into 1/2-inch pieces
2 large onions, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided

Directions
Yield: 12 servings
Serving size: about 3 1/2 ounces lamb and about 2/3 cup vegetables per serving)

1. Combine garlic, mustard, water, rosemary, thyme, 3/4 teaspoon salt and pepper in food processor; process until smooth. Spoon mixture over top and sides of lamb. Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours.

2. Preheat oven to 500°F. Line broiler pan with foil; top with broiler rack. Coat rack with nonstick cooking spray. Combine parsnips, carrots, onions and 2 tablespoons oil in large bowl; toss to coat. Spread evenly on broiler rack; top with lamb.

3. Roast 15 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 325°F. Roast 1 hour 20 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 155°F for medium or to desired doneness.

4. Remove lamb to cutting board; let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Continue roasting vegetables 10 minutes.

5. Transfer vegetables to large bowl. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and 1/2 teaspoon salt; toss to coat. Thinly slice lamb and serve with vegetables.

*Note: If unavailable, substitute packaged marinated lamb and rinse it off.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 280 calories, Carbohydrates: 14 g, Protein: 32 g, Fat: 10 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 14 g, Sodium: 424 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/roasted-dijon-lamb-with-herbs-and-country-vegetables/

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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Parmesan Pan-Fried Tomatoes

April 18, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Side Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is Parmesan Pan-Fried Tomatoes. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Flour, Onion Powder, Ground Garlic, Salt, Pepper, Grated Parmesan Cheese, Breadcrumbs, Tomatoes, Eggs, Dijon Mustard, and Olive Oil. 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 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Parmesan Pan-Fried Tomatoes
Crispy pan-fried ripe tomatoes, breaded with seasoned panko crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Terrific served alongside grilled or roasted meats and poultry. Or, for a delicious breakfast treat, serve them with bacon and eggs.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon onion powder
2 teaspoons granulated garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup panko Japanese bread crumbs
12 slices tomatoes, sliced 1/2-inch thick (about 3 tomatoes)
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons olive oil

Cooking Directions:
1 – Combine flour, onion powder, granulated garlic, salt and pepper. Mix well.
2 – In separate bowl combine panko and Parmesan.
3 – In third bowl combine eggs and mustard.
4 – Take slices of tomato and dip in flour, dust off excess. Then dip in egg mixture, letting excess drip off. Finally dip in parmesan/panko mixture, pressing Parmesan mixture onto slices for good coverage. Repeat until all slices are breaded. These should be stored in a single layer dusted lightly with extra crumbs.
5 – Heat olive oil in non-stick frying pan, over medium-high heat. Place 3 slices in pan, and let cook about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes on each side, until just golden brown. Don’t flip too soon or Parmesan mix will fall off. Serve hot.
Makes 4 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/sidedish/parmesan_pan_fried_tomatoes_recipe.html

Baby Spinach ‘n Bacon Salad

March 21, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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I’ve got a Delicious Salad Recipe to pass along, a Baby Spinach ‘n Bacon Salad. To make the Salad and Dressing you’ll be needing Baby Spinach Greens, Fat Free Salad Croutons, White Vinegar, Water, Dijon Mustard, Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener, Turkey Bacon, Red Onion, and Garlic Cloves. The Salad is 80 calories and 6 net carbs per serving. The recipe is also 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

Baby Spinach ‘n Bacon Salad
Baby spinach leaves are wilted in a warm bacon vinaigrette dressing. Perfect for any time of year.

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

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Quick Orange Chicken

March 9, 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 Quick Orange Chicken. To prepare this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Frozen Orange Juice Concentrate, Sugar Free Orange Marmalade, Dijon Mustard, Salt, Skinless Chicken Breast Halves, Orange, and Parsley. 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/

Quick Orange Chicken
In need of a quick meal? With this quick and easy chicken dish, there’s no need to turn on the oven. Just a few minutes in the microwave, and this delicious low-carb entrée will be ready to serve!

Ingredients
2 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate
1 tablespoon no-sugar-added orange marmalade
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 pound)
1/2 cup fresh orange sections
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 chicken breast half with about 2 teaspoons sauce and 1 ounce of orange sections

1. For sauce, combine juice concentrate, marmalade, mustard and salt in 8-inch shallow microwavable dish until juice concentrate is thawed.

2. Add chicken, coating both sides with sauce. Arrange chicken around edge of dish without overlapping. Cover with vented plastic wrap. Microwave on high 3 minutes; turn chicken over. Microwave on medium-high (70%) 4 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in center.

3. Remove chicken to serving plate. Microwave remaining sauce on high 2 to 3 minutes, or until slightly thickened.

4. To serve, spoon sauce over chicken; top with orange sections and parsley.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 157 calories, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Protein: 27 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 66 mg, Sodium: 234 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/quick-orange-chicken/

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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

 

 


BUFFALO SALAMI
Wild Idea Buffalo Salami is seasoned in the authentic salami tradition, but is naturally lower in fat, without compromising on flavor! We’re confident it will stack up proudly to any favorite. Great to have on hand for sandwiches and a fantastic addition to a party tray! We warn you – it’s addictive. Available unsliced in a 10 oz. chub.

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.

 

 

UNCLE BEN’S® WHOLE GRAIN MEDLEY™ Brown and Wild Rice
Now, in just 90 seconds, you can have a delicious wholesome medley of brown rice, wild rice and red rice, with UNCLE BEN’S® WHOLE GRAIN MEDLEY™ Brown & Wild Rice perfectly seasoned with herbs and spices. Plus, it’s made with 100% whole grains and meets the full daily requirement of whole grains in just one serving! The microwaveable pouch eliminates prep and cleanup. See cooking instructions for WHOLE GRAIN MEDLEY™ Brown & Wild Rice below. UNCLE BEN’S®. PERFECT EVERY TIME®.

Nutritional claims & product benefits
* Meets the Full Daily Requirement of Whole Grains‡
* Cholesterol Free
* 0g Trans Fat
* No Saturated Fat
* 100% Whole Grain
* Good Source of Fiber

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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