Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Sweet Pickled Beets for Diabetics Recipe

March 7, 2021 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 Sweet Pickled Beets for Diabetics Recipe. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Shoestring Cut Beets, Onion, Vinegar, Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Water, Celery Seed, Dried Dill, and Black Pepper. The Dish is 48 calories and 8 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/

Sweet Pickled Beets for Diabetics Recipe
Looking for a simple side dish? This recipe requires just five minutes to prepare! Simply combine all the ingredients, stir and cover. Chill for a few hours, and it’s time to dine!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Chilling time: 4 hours

1 can (15 ounces) shoestring cut beets, drained
1/4 cup finely diced onion
1/4 cup white vinegar
2 tablespoons Splenda, No Calorie Sweetener, granular
1 tablespoon water
1/2 teaspoon celery seed
1/2 teaspoon dried dill
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1 – Combine all ingredients in a nonplastic mixing bowl (beet juice may stain some plastics). Stir and cover. Chill 4 hours.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 48 calories, Carbohydrates: 9 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 0 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 219 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/sweet-pickled-beets/

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Creamy Corn Salad

October 25, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have another Diabetic Friendly Side Dish to pass along, Creamy Corn Salad. To make this dish you’ll be needing Ears of Corn, Low Fat Cottage Cheese, Nonfat Mayonnaise, Red Pepper, Parsley, Black Pepper, Dried Dill, and Cherry Tomatoes. Pass the Corn…..Salad! 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/

Creamy Corn Salad
This salad is a light side dish that boasts great color and wonderful flavor, showcasing the sweetness of corn with the freshness of the parsley and red pepper. Mix it all up with a few simple ingredients, and you have a surefire crowd pleaser that pairs well with any main meal.

Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 8 minutes.

4 ears of corn, about 6–8 inches in length
1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
2 tablespoons nonfat mayonnaise
1/2 medium red pepper, diced
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried dill or 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill
6 cherry tomatoes

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1 – Fill a large saucepan or stockpot 2/3 full with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. While water heats, remove husks and silk from corn, then add corn to boiling water, cooking it no more than 8 minutes. Carefully remove with tongs and allow to cool to room temperature on a plate. In a blender or food processor, puree cottage cheese until smooth. Using a sharp knife, slice corn kernels off cobs and place in a small mixing bowl (yield should be about 2 cups). Add cottage cheese, mayonnaise, red pepper, parsley, black pepper, and dill and stir to combine. Pour into serving dish. Slice cherry tomatoes in half and place around the rim of the dish as a garnish. Chill prior to serving if desired, or serve at room temperature.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 183 calories, Carbohydrates: 33 g, Protein: 8 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 1 mg, Sodium: 218 mg, Fiber: 7 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/creamy-corn-salad/

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