Appetizer of the Week – Chicken Nuggets with Barbecue Dipping Sauce

January 8, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is Chicken Nuggets with Barbecue Dipping Sauce. To prepare the Nuggets you’ll be needing Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, All Purpose Flour, Salt, Pepper, Reduced Fat Baked Cheese Crackers, Oregano, Egg White, Water, BBQ Sauce, and Sugar Free Peach Fruit Spread. 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 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Chicken Nuggets with Barbecue Dipping Sauce
This recipe is sure to score a touchdown with your game-day crew. The key to these yummy chicken nuggets is the breading, which contains reduced-fat baked cheese crackers. Whip up this simple recipe during pregame to whet everyone’s appetite. The dipping sauce uses an unexpected ingredient to deliver its lip-smacking flavor.

Ingredients
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
Dash black pepper
2 cups crushed reduced-fat baked cheese crackers
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 egg white
1 tablespoon water
3 tablespoons barbecue sauce
2 tablespoons no-sugar-added peach or apricot fruit spread

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 5 nuggets with about 2 teaspoons sauce

1 – Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut chicken into 40 (1-inch) pieces.

2 – Place flour, salt, and pepper in large resealable food storage bag. Combine cracker crumbs and oregano in shallow bowl. Whisk together egg white and water in small bowl.

3 – Place 6 to 8 chicken pieces in bag with flour mixture; seal bag. Shake until chicken is well coated. Remove chicken from bag; shake off excess flour. Coat all sides of chicken pieces with egg white mixture. Roll in crumb mixture. Place in shallow baking pan. Repeat with remaining chicken pieces. Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until golden brown.

4 – Meanwhile, combine barbecue sauce and jam in small saucepan; cook and stir over low heat until heated through. Serve chicken nuggets with dipping sauce.

Note: To freeze chicken nuggets, cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Wrap chicken in plastic wrap, making packages of 5 nuggets each. Place packages in freezer container or plastic freezer bag. Freeze.

Note: To reheat nuggets, preheat oven to 325°F. Bake nuggets on ungreased baking sheet 13 to 15 minutes or until heated through or microwave 4 to 5 nuggets on microwavable plate at DEFROST (30%) 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 minutes or until heated through, turning once.

Note: For each serving, stir together about 1 1/2 teaspoons barbecue sauce and 1/2 teaspoon jam in small microwavable dish. Microwave on HIGH 10 to 15 seconds or until hot.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 167 calories, Carbohydrates: 16 g, Protein: 14 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 61 mg, Sodium: 313 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Sugar Cookies

December 23, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is Sugar Cookies. To make these Cookies you’ll be needing Flour, Unprocessed Bran, Baking Soda, Salt, Soft Baking Butter with Canola Oil, Sugar, Applesauce, Egg White, Vanilla, and Red and Green Fine Decorating Sugar. The Cookies are 30 calories and 3 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/

Sugar Cookies
Looking to do some holiday baking? Look no further! These simple sugar cookies have only 4 grams of carbohydrate per serving and are sure to put a smile on Santa’s face!

Ingredients
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup unprocessed bran
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) soft baking butter with canola oil
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 egg white
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons plus 1/2 teaspoon red or green fine decorating sugar

Directions
Yield: 68 cookies
Serving size: 1 cookie

1. Combine flour, bran, baking soda, and salt in medium bowl; set aside.

2. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed 1 minute, or until creamy. Add applesauce, egg white, and vanilla. Beat at low speed just until blended; beat at medium speed until smooth.

3. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture, beating at low speed until well blended. Divide dough in half. Shape each half into 11-inch log. Wrap in plastic wrap; freeze at least 1 hour.

4. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut logs crosswise into 1/4-inch slices, turning log slightly after each slice to keep slices round. Dip half of one side of each cookie into decorating sugar. Place cookies, sugar side up, on cookie sheets.

5. Bake 6 to 8 minutes, or until set. Cool on cookie sheets 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 30 calories, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 3 mg, Sodium: 33 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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MOLASSES COOKIES

October 21, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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Here’s a recipe for Molasses Cookies, and see look and sound incredible! To make these Cookies you’ll be needing Whole Wheat Pastry Flour, Baking Soda, Ground Cinnamon, Ground Ginger, Ground Allspice, Salt, Trans Free Margarine, Splenda Brown Sugar Blend, Dark molasses, and Egg White. There’s 70 calories and 10 net carbs per serving. So 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/

MOLASSES COOKIES
This whole grain cookie, with the rich flavor of dark molasses, goes great with a glass of cold milk. Recipe for Molasses Cookies from our Dessert recipe section.

Ingredients

2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1 pinch Pinch of salt
1/2 cup trans-free margarine
1/4 cup SPLENDA Brown Sugar Blend
1/4 cup dark molasses
1 egg white

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat several cookie sheets with non-stick cooking spray. On a sheet of waxed paper, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and salt. Stir with a fork to blend. Set aside.
2 – In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat margarine until smooth. Add SPLENDA Brown Sugar Blend, molasses, and egg white. Mix slowly to incorporate, then beat until smooth. Gradually stir in the reserved flour mixture until well blended. Dough will be soft but not sticky.
3 – Using your palms, roll dough into 3/4-inch balls (1 level teaspoon). Place, separated, on prepared pans. Use the back of a fork to press down on tops of cookies in an X, making a crosshatch pattern.
4 – Bake for 8 minutes, or until edges are set. Let stand on the sheet for 5 minutes, then remove to a rack to cool. Continue until all the dough is baked.
NOTES:
This whole grain cookie, with the rich flavor of dark molasses, goes great with a glass of cold milk.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 23 servings

Serving size: 3 cookies

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 70
Fat: 3 grams
Saturated Fat: 0.5 grams
Fiber: 1 grams
Sodium: 130 milligrams
Protein: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 11 grams
Sugars: 3 grams
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Baked Apple Turnovers

August 12, 2021 at 6:00 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is Baked Apple Turnovers. To make the Turnovers you’ll be needing Granny Smith Apples, Water, Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener, All Purpose Flour, Ground Cinnamon, Refrigerated Pie Crusts, and Egg White. 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

Baked Apple Turnovers
Let the kids help with filling and sealing the pastry for these crispy fruit-filled treats.

Recipe Ingredients:
4 Granny Smith apples, peeled and chopped
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 (15-ounce) container refrigerated pie crusts
1 egg white, lightly beaten

Cooking Directions:
1 – Cook apples and water in a medium saucepan over medium heat, covered, stirring occasionally and breaking up apples with the back of a spoon, 10 to 12 minutes or until apples form a coarse purée. Add Splenda® Granulated Sweetener and flour; cook 2 to 3 additional minutes, stirring constantly until Splenda® Granulated Sweetener dissolves and mixture is thickened. Stir in cinnamon. Spoon apple mixture into a bowl to cool slightly.
2 – Preheat oven to 425°F (225°C). Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray; set aside.
3 – Unroll pie crusts; cut each one into four wedges. Roll each wedge into a 6-inch circle. Place 3 level tablespoons apple mixture on each circle; moisten edges of dough with water and fold dough over to form a half-moon shape. Crimp to seal, and cut vents to release steam. Place on prepared pan; brush tops with egg white.
4 – Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until turnovers are browned. Cool turnovers on a wire rack 10 minutes before serving. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Makes 8 turnovers.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 turnover): Calories 290 | Calories from Fat 140 | Fat 16g (sat 2.5g) | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 320mg | Carbohydrates 34g | Fiber 2g | Sugars 8g | Protein 3g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/baked_apple_turnovers_recipe.html

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Spaghetti and Meatballs

July 13, 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 Spaghetti and Meatballs. To make this week’s Recipe you’ll be needing Whole Wheat Spaghetti, Extra Lean Ground Beef, Hot Italian Turkey Sausages, Egg White, Plain Dry Bread Crumbs, Dried Oregano, Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce, Fresh Basil, and Grated Parmesan Cheese. 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/

Spaghetti and Meatballs
A high-fiber version of the traditional Italian dish!

Ingredients
Nonstick cooking spray
6 ounces uncooked multigrain or whole wheat spaghetti
3/4 pound extra-lean ground beef
1/4 pound hot turkey Italian sausage, casing removed
1 egg white
2 tablespoons plain dry bread crumbs
1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 cups tomato-basil pasta sauce
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 3 meatballs, 3/4 cup spaghetti and 3/4 cup sauce

1 – Preheat oven to 450°F. Coat baking sheet with cooking spray. Cook spaghetti according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain; keep warm.

2 – Combine beef, sausage, egg white, bread crumbs, and oregano in medium bowl; mix well. Shape mixture into 16 (1 1/2-inch) meatballs. Place on prepared baking sheet; coat with cooking spray. Bake 12 minutes, turning once.

3 – Pour pasta sauce into large skillet; add meatballs. Cook and stir over medium heat 9 minutes or until sauce is heated through and meatballs are cooked through (160°F). Divide among four plates. Top with meatballs and sauce; sprinkle with basil and Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 388 calories, Carbohydrates: 41 g, Protein: 34 g, Fat: 10 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 69 mg, Sodium: 760 mg, Fiber: 5 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/spaghetti-and-meatballs/

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Appetizer of the Week – Sweet and Spicy Whole Grain Snack Mix

July 10, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is a Sweet and Spicy Whole Grain Snack Mix. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Egg White, Sugar Substitute, Soy Sauce, Ground Red Pepper, Spoon Sized Shredded Wheat Cereal, Wheat Cereal Squares, Unsalted Mini Pretzel Twists, and Dry Roasted Unsalted Peanuts. 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 and Spicy Whole Grain Snack Mix
These easy-to-prepare nibbles are perfect for your next party!

Ingredients
1 egg white
1/4 cup sugar substitute*
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
2 cups spoon-size shredded wheat cereal
2 cups wheat cereal squares
2 cups unsalted mini-pretzel twists
1/4 cup dry-roasted unsalted peanuts

Directions
Yield: 10 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup snack mix

1 – Preheat oven to 300° F. Coat large nonstick baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

2 – Place egg white in large bowl; whisk until foamy. Whisk in sugar substitute, soy sauce, and red pepper.

3 – Combine cereals, pretzels, and peanuts in medium bowl. Add to egg white mixture; toss to coat. Spread in even layer on prepared pan; bake 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes, until crispy. Cool completely on pan on wire rack. Store in airtight container for up to 1 week.

*Note: This recipe was tested with sucralose-based sugar substitute.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 127 calories, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 216 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snacks-appetizers/sweet-spicy-whole-grain-snack-mix/

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Dried Cherry and Almond Scones

July 8, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, dessert | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for Dried Cherry and Almond Scones to pass along. to make the Scones you’ll be needing Large Egg, Egg White, Canola Oil, Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener, Splenda Sweetener, Buttermilk, Almond Extract, Nonfat Dry Milk, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, All-Purpose Flour, Dried Cherries, and Granulated Sugar. 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

Dried Cherry and Almond Scones
Simple to make, these satisfying scones are flavored with dried cherries and almond extract. Like any baking powder biscuit, they taste best if served while still warm, but will also freeze well and can be reheated in the microwave.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 large egg
1 large egg white
1/3 cup canola oil
1 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/3 cup nonfat dry milk
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup dried cherries, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons granulated sugar (optional)

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Spray a cookie sheet or jellyroll pan with baking spray and set aside.
2 – Mix the egg and egg white together in a large mixing bowl. Add canola oil, Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, buttermilk, almond extract and nonfat dry milk. Stir well. Add baking powder, baking soda and flour. Mix until just blended. Add dried cherries and stir until blended.
3 – Spoon 12 evenly sized mounds of batter onto the prepared baking sheet. Lightly sprinkle with sugar, if using.
4 – Bake in a preheated 350°F (175°C) oven for 10 to 15 minutes.
Makes 12 scones.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe; 1 scone): 210; Calories from Fat: 70; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 20mg; Sodium: 130mg; Total Carbs: 31g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugars: 15g; Protein: 5g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/dried_cherry_and_almond_scones_recipe.html

Appetizer of the Week – Chicken Nuggets with Barbecue Dipping Sauce

October 24, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is Chicken Nuggets with Barbecue Dipping Sauce. To prepare the Nuggets you’ll be needing Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, All Purpose Flour, Salt, Pepper, Reduced Fat Baked Cheese Crackers, Oregano, Egg White, Water, BBQ Sauce, and Sugar Free Peach Fruit Spread. 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/

Chicken Nuggets with Barbecue Dipping Sauce
This recipe is sure to score a touchdown with your game-day crew. The key to these yummy chicken nuggets is the breading, which contains reduced-fat baked cheese crackers. Whip up this simple recipe during pregame to whet everyone’s appetite. The dipping sauce uses an unexpected ingredient to deliver its lip-smacking flavor.

Ingredients
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
Dash black pepper
2 cups crushed reduced-fat baked cheese crackers
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 egg white
1 tablespoon water
3 tablespoons barbecue sauce
2 tablespoons no-sugar-added peach or apricot fruit spread

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 5 nuggets with about 2 teaspoons sauce

1 – Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut chicken into 40 (1-inch) pieces.

2 – Place flour, salt, and pepper in large resealable food storage bag. Combine cracker crumbs and oregano in shallow bowl. Whisk together egg white and water in small bowl.

3 – Place 6 to 8 chicken pieces in bag with flour mixture; seal bag. Shake until chicken is well coated. Remove chicken from bag; shake off excess flour. Coat all sides of chicken pieces with egg white mixture. Roll in crumb mixture. Place in shallow baking pan. Repeat with remaining chicken pieces. Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until golden brown.

4 – Meanwhile, combine barbecue sauce and jam in small saucepan; cook and stir over low heat until heated through. Serve chicken nuggets with dipping sauce.

Note: To freeze chicken nuggets, cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Wrap chicken in plastic wrap, making packages of 5 nuggets each. Place packages in freezer container or plastic freezer bag. Freeze.

Note: To reheat nuggets, preheat oven to 325°F. Bake nuggets on ungreased baking sheet 13 to 15 minutes or until heated through or microwave 4 to 5 nuggets on microwavable plate at DEFROST (30%) 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 minutes or until heated through, turning once.

Note: For each serving, stir together about 1 1/2 teaspoons barbecue sauce and 1/2 teaspoon jam in small microwavable dish. Microwave on HIGH 10 to 15 seconds or until hot.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 167 calories, Carbohydrates: 16 g, Protein: 14 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 61 mg, Sodium: 313 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Pineapple Coconut Cupcakes

May 7, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is – Pineapple Coconut Cupcakes. These are made using White Cake Mix, Sugar Free Lemon Lime Soda, Egg, Egg White, Canola Oil, Flaked Sweetened Coconut, Crushed Pineapple, Cornstarch, and Sugar Free Whipped Topping. A little taste of the Islands in Summer! 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/

Pineapple Coconut Cupcakes

Ingredients
1 package (about 18 ounces) white cake mix
12 ounces sugar-free lemon-lime soda
1 egg
1 egg white
2 tablespoons canola oil
1/2 cup flaked sweetened coconut, toasted*
1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple in its own juice
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch
2 cups sugar-free whipped topping

Directions
Yield:
24 cupcakes

Serving size:
1 cupcake

Preheat oven according to package directions. Line 24 standard (2 1/2-inch) muffin cups with paper baking cups

Beat cake mix, soda, egg, egg white, and oil in large bowl with electric mixer at low speed 30 seconds. Beat at medium speed 2 minutes or until well blended. Spoon evenly into prepared muffin cups.

Bake 14 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

Combine pineapple with juice and cornstarch in medium saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook and stir 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from heat; cool to room temperature.

Spoon 1 tablespoon whipped topping on each cupcake; top with 1 tablespoon pineapple mixture. Sprinkle with toasted coconut. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve

*Note. To toast coconut, spread evenly on ungreased baking sheet. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 5 to 7 minutes or until light golden brown, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 144 calories, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 9 mg, Sodium: 155 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Potato-Zucchini Pancakes

March 9, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is Potato-Zucchini Pancakes. Made using Medium Baking Potato, Zucchini, Green Onion, Egg White, Flour, Vegetable Oil, and Sour Cream. Excellent for any Meal of the day! 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/

Potato-Zucchini Pancakes
Save time preparing these Potato-Zucchini Pancakes by shredding both the potato and the zucchini in a food processor fitted with a shredding disc.

Ingredients
1 medium baking potato, unpeeled and shredded
1/2 small zucchini, shredded
1 green onion, thinly sliced, plus additional for garnish
1 egg white
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
Sour cream (optional)

Directions
Yield: 2 servings
Serving size: 3 pancakes

1 – Combine potato, zucchini, 1 green onion, egg white, and flour in medium bowl; mix well.

2 – Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Drop 1/3 cupfuls potato mixture into skillet; flatten slightly. Cook 5 minutes per side or until browned.

3 – Serve with sour cream, if desired. Garnish with additional green onion.

Tip: Save time by shredding both the potato and zucchini in a food processor fitted with a shredding disc. There’s no need to wash the bowl in between because all the ingredients are mixed together before cooking.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 190 calories, Carbohydrates: 27 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 40 mg, Fiber: 2 g
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