Sweet Potato Stew

August 31, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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Here’s a recipe for Sweet Potato Stew. To make this Stew you’ll be needing Sweet Potatoes, Onions, Celery, Reduced Sodium Vegetable Broth, Bacon, Fat Free Half and Half, Black Pepper, 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/

Sweet Potato Stew
Take advantage of the sweet potato harvest with this comforting and hearty stew!

Ingredients
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup grated peeled sweet potato
1 cup reduced-sodium vegetable broth or water
2 slices bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled
1 cup fat-free half-and-half
Black pepper
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley

Directions
1 – Place onion, celery, sweet potato, broth, and bacon in slow cooker. Cover; cook on LOW 6 hours or until vegetables are tender.

2 – Increase heat to HIGH. Stir in half-and-half. Add water, if needed, to reach desired consistency. Cook, uncovered, 30 minutes on HIGH or until heated through.

3 – Season to taste with pepper. Stir in parsley.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 1 1/2 cups stew.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 112 calories, Carbohydrates: 18 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 13 mg, Sodium: 280 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/sweet-potato-stew/

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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Gourmet Sweet Potato Casserole

March 21, 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 a Gourmet Sweet Potato Casserole. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Sweet Potatoes, Salt, Fat Free Half and Half, Large Eggs, Vanilla Extract, Ground Cinnamon, Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener, Light Butter, Honey, Pecans, Old-Fashioned Oats, and All Purpose Flour. 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

Gourmet Sweet Potato Casserole
Once you taste this, you won’t ever go back to the marshmallow-topped variety. The potatoes taste the same no matter how you cook them — oven-baked, microwaved, or boiled. So, use the technique that works best for you.

Recipe Ingredients:
5 orange-fleshed sweet potatoes
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup fat-free half-and-half
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1/4 cup light butter
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1/3 cup quick or old-fashioned oats
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.
2 – Bake sweet potatoes 35 minutes in the preheated oven, or until they begin to soften. Cool slightly, peel, and mash.
3 – In a large bowl, mix the mashed sweet potatoes, salt, half-and-half, eggs, vanilla extract, cinnamon and Splenda® Granulated Sweetener. Transfer to the prepared baking dish.
4 – In a medium bowl, combine 1/4 cup butter, honey, chopped pecans, and oats. Mix in flour with a pastry blender or your fingers to create the consistency of course meal. Sprinkle over the sweet potato mixture.
5 – Bake 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until topping is crisp and lightly browned.
Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories 230 | Calories from Fat 70 | Fat 7g (sat 2.5g) | Cholesterol 65mg | Sodium 150mg | Carbohydrates 36g | Fiber 2g | Sugars 20g | Protein 5g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/gourmet_sweet_potato_casserole_recipe.html

Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Garlic Chive Mashed Potatoes

November 1, 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 Garlic Chive Mashed Potatoes. These Healthy and Delicious Mashed Potatoes are made using Long White Potatoes, Garlic, Reduced Fat Cream Cheese, Fat Free Half and Half, Chives, Salt, and Pepper. The Dish is 85 calories and 15 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/

Garlic Chive Mashed Potatoes
Putting together your menu for Thanksgiving dinner? You can’t go wrong with this classic mashed potatoes recipe…

Ingredients
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes.

2 pounds long white potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
4 cloves garlic, peeled
3 tablespoons reduced-fat cream cheese
1/4 cup fat-free half-and-half
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

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

1 – Place potatoes and garlic in a large pan, cover with water, place lid on pan, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-high and boil gently for 15 minutes, or until potato slices break apart when pierced with a fork. Remove from the heat and drain well, reserving garlic cloves along with potatoes. Beat potatoes and garlic with an electric mixer until smooth. Add cream cheese and beat again. Add half-and-half and whip until fluffy. Mix in chives, salt, and pepper and serve while hot.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 85 calories, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 92 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/garlic-chive-mashed-potatoes/

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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Easy Macaroni And Cheese Recipe for Diabetics

September 27, 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 Easy Macaroni And Cheese Recipe for Diabetics. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Elbow Macaroni, Fat-Free Half-and-Half, Velveeta Light Cheese, Better Buds – Butter Flavor Sprinkles, and Pepper. The Dish is 135 calories and 18 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/

Easy Macaroni And Cheese Recipe for Diabetics
If you’re in the mood for some quick and easy home cooking, you’ll love our mac and cheese — this twist on the kid-friendly classic is requires just five ingredients and is ready in only 25 minutes. Perfect for a busy weeknight!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 25 minutes

1 box (7 ounces) elbow macaroni
1/4 cup fat-free half-and-half
10 ounces light process cheese loaf, cubed (such as Velveeta Light)
1 1/2 teaspoons butter-flavor sprinkles (such as Butter Buds)
1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions
Yield: 5 cups
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1 – Fill a two-quart pan two-thirds full of water. Bring to a boil, add macaroni, stir, and cook until tender (about 6–8 minutes). Drain well. Add half-and-half, cubed processed cheese, butter-flavor sprinkles, and pepper to the macaroni. Place over low heat and cook until cheese is melted; gently stir periodically.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 135 calories, Carbohydrates: 19 g, Protein: 8 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Sodium: 445 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/easy-macaroni-and-cheese/

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Southwestern-Style Corn Pudding

May 24, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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A Southwestern-Style Corn Pudding to go with the Roast Pork Loin Southwest Style. To make this recipe you’ll be using Egg Substitute, Fat Free Half and Half, Flour, Splenda Sweetener, Salt, Frozen Corn, Green Chilies, Cooking Spray, and Reduced-Fat Margarine. Time to dig in! 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/

Southwestern-Style Corn Pudding

Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Baking time: approximately 30 minutes

3/4 cup liquid egg substitute
2 cups fat-free half-and-half
1/4 cup flour
4 teaspoons Splenda sweetener
3/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups frozen corn, thawed and drained (fresh corn cut from the cob may be used)
1 can (4 1/2 ounces) diced green chilies, drained
Cooking spray
2 tablespoons reduced-fat margarine

Directions
Yield: 6 cups
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, whisk together egg substitute, half-and-half, flour, Splenda, and salt. Stir in corn and chilies. Pour into a 2-quart baking dish coated with cooking spray. Dot with margarine. Bake uncovered 15 minutes, stir, and continue baking another 15–20 minutes, or until pudding is no longer liquid in the center.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 95 calories, Carbohydrates: 13 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Cholesterol: <1 mg, Sodium: 253 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/southwestern-style-corn-pudding/

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Creamy Baked Custard with Maple Syrup

November 17, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | 4 Comments
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Well I posted a Delicious and Healthy Chicken Dinner for your Sunday Meal and here’s a Dessert to go with it, Creamy Baked Custard with Maple Syrup. Made using Fat-Free Half-and-Half, Egg Substitute, Sugar, Vanilla, Nutmeg, and Maple Syrup. This Dessert is only 131 calories and 1 gram of fat per serving. The recipe comes from the Diabetes Self Management website where you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetes Friendly Recipes so be sure to check out soon. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Creamy Baked Custard with Maple Syrup
When you’re craving a guilt-free sweet treat, dig into this creamy custard. Containing only 131 calories and 1 gram of fat, this delectable dessert only tastes sinful — so go ahead and indulge yourself tonight.

Ingredients
2 1/2 cups fat-free half-and-half
1/2 cup cholesterol-free egg substitute
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
Dash ground nutmeg
3 cups boiling water
2 tablespoons maple syrup

Directions
1 – Preheat oven to 325°F. Lightly spray 6 custard cups or ramekins with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Combine half-and-half, egg substitute, sugar, vanilla, and nutmeg in large bowl. Pour into prepared custard cups.

3 – Pour boiling water into 13×9-inch baking dish. Place custard cups in dish. Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes. (Centers will not be completely set.) Remove cups from pan. Cool completely on wire rack. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate overnight.

4 – Drizzle with maple syrup before serving.

Yield: 6 servings.

Serving size: 6 ounces.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 131 calories, Carbohydrates: 23 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 17 mg, Sodium: 139 mg, Fiber: 0 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/creamy-baked-custard-with-maple-syrup/

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Pineapple Frozen Yogurt

September 5, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in 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 a Pineapple Frozen Yogurt. Made using Egg Substitute, Sugar, Fat-Free Half-and-Half, Plain Reduced-Fat Yogurt, and Crushed Pineapple in Juice. So easy to make and its only 130 calories and 24 net carbs per serving. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website. At the Diabetes Self Management you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes along with Diabetes News, Diabetes Management tips, and more so be sure to check it out soon! You can also subscribe to the the Diabetes Self Management Magazine, I’ve left the link to subscribe at the end of the post. So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Pineapple Frozen Yogurt
Ingredients
1/4 cup pasteurized or cholesterol-free egg substitute
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup fat-free half-and-half
1/2 cup plain reduced-fat yogurt
3/4 cup crushed pineapple in juice

Directions
1 – Beat egg substitute and sugar in medium bowl until thick and cream colored. Add half-and- half, yogurt, and pineapple; mix well. Refrigerate mixture completely before adding to ice cream maker.

2 – Follow manufacturer’s directions for ice cream maker, or pour mixture into shallow glass baking dish and place in freezer. Stir and scrape mixture with rubber spatula every 10 minutes for about 1 hour or until it reaches desired consistency.

Yield: 4 servings.

Serving size: 1/2 cup .

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 130 calories, Carbohydrates: 25 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 59 mg, Sodium: 79 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/pineapple-frozen-yogurt/

 

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt

June 27, 2019 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 – Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt. Here’s an easy made and low calorie Diabetic Friendly Dessert that’s sure to please, Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt. Made using 5 ingredients; Plain Nonfat Yogurt, Fat Free Half and Half, Sugar, Vanilla, and Mini Semisweet Chocolate Chips. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website which has a huge selection of Diabetes Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! So be sure to check it out. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt

Ingredients
1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1/2 cup fat-free half-and-half
2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips

Directions
1 – Stir yogurt, half-and-half, sugar, and vanilla in medium bowl until well blended.

2 – Freeze yogurt mixture in ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s directions until soft. Add chocolate chips; freeze until firm.

Yield: 6 servings.

Serving size: 1/3 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 87 calories, Carbohydrates: 14 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 4 mg, Sodium: 52 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/chocolate-chip-frozen-yogurt/

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