Appetizer of the Week – MINI MEATBALL APPETIZERS WITH APRICOT DIP

March 27, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is MINI MEATBALL APPETIZERS WITH APRICOT DIP. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Ground Beef, Seasoned Bread Crumbs, 1 Egg, Water, Salt, and Pepper. To make the Dip you’ll be needing Apricot Preserves, BBQ Sauce, and Dijon Style Mustard. You can find this Diabetic Friendly 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 2021! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

MINI MEATBALL APPETIZERS WITH APRICOT DIP

Ingredients

1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)
1/4 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
2 egg whites or 1 egg, beaten
2 tablespoons water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper

Dip:

3/4 cup apricot preserves
3/4 cup barbecue sauce
2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard

Directions

1 – Heat oven to 400F. Combine Ground Beef, bread crumbs, egg whites, water, salt and pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into thirty-six 1-1/4-inch meatballs. Place on rack in broiler pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Bake in 400F oven 15 to 17 minutes.
2 – Meanwhile, heat preserves, barbecue sauce and mustard in medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil; reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally or until sauce thickens slightly.
3 – Add cooked meatballs and continue to cook 2 to 3 minutes or until meatballs are heated through, stirring occasionally. Serve or keep warm in slow cooker (see tip below).
4 -To keep meatballs warm, place in 2-1/2-quart slow cooker set on LOW. Keep covered to maintain heat. Meatballs can be held up to 2-1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 36 mini meatballs, 1 per serving

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 45
Fat: 1 grams
Fiber: 0.1 grams
Sodium: 126 milligrams
Cholesterol: 7 milligrams
Protein: 3 grams
Carbohydrates: 7 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/mini-meatball-appetizers-with-apricot-dip

Low-Carb Cauliflower “Potato” Salad for Diabetics

May 12, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I’ve got a 2nd Diabetic Friendly Recipe to pass along, Low-Carb Cauliflower “Potato” Salad for Diabetics. This one is made using Cauliflower, Boiled Egg, Red Onion, Celery, Light Mayonnaise, Pickle Relish, Dijon-Style Mustard, Celery Seed, and Black Pepper. A perfect side dish for any meal! 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/

Low-Carb Cauliflower “Potato” Salad for Diabetics
Substituting cauliflower for potatoes in this recipe cuts out much of the carbohydrate — but your taste buds will never know the difference! Hard-boiled egg, red onion, celery, mayo and Dijon-style mustard create a picnic-perfect taste

Ingredients
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes.
Chilling time: 2 hours

1 head (2 pounds) cauliflower
1 hard-boiled egg, shelled and chopped
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon pickle relish
1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
1/4 teaspoon celery seed
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

* Remove leaves and core of cauliflower. Break florets into bite-size pieces, and cut stem into bite-size pieces as well, if desired. Total yield should be 4 cups of cauliflower pieces. Fill a medium saucepan 2/3 full of water and bring to a boil. Add cauliflower and cook 8–10 minutes until soft but not mushy. Drain cauliflower in a colander and rinse under cold water for 1–2 minutes to stop the cooking process. Drain well. Blot pieces with paper towel to remove excess moisture. In a large bowl, combine cauliflower, egg, red onion, and celery. In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, pickle relish, mustard, celery seed, and black pepper. Pour mayonnaise mixture over vegetables and mix well. Cover and chill 2 hours prior to serving.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 62 calories, Carbohydrates: 9 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 2 mg, Sodium: 120 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/low-carb-potato-salad/

 

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