Diabetic Dessert of the Week – CRANBERRY-ALMOND TARTS

November 26, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dessert of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is – CRANBERRY-ALMOND TARTS. The Tarts are made using Refrigerated Pie Crusts, Granulated Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Water, Cranberries, Almonds, Almond Extract, Non-Dairy Whipped Topping, and Toasted Almond Slices. The Tarts are 100 calories and 8 net carbs per serving. 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 2020! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

CRANBERRY-ALMOND TARTS
Cranberries and almond nestled in a flaky pastry make a sweet ending for a holiday party.

Ingredients

1/2 (15 ounce) container refrigerated pie crusts
3/4 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1/3 cup water
1 (12 ounce) bag fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed
1/4 cup chopped almonds, toasted
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 (8 ounce) carton non-dairy whipped topping
1/4 cup toasted almond slices

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Unroll pastry and roll to 1/8-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface; using a 2- inch square cookie cutter, cut out 24 squares, re-rolling pastry, if necessary. Place squares in ungreased miniature muffin pans. Place in freezer.
2 – Combine Splenda Granulated Sweetener and water in a saucepan, stirring until blended. Stir in cranberries. Bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring constantly 2 minutes or until berries pop. Pour through a wire-mesh sieve, set over a bowl. Return liquid to saucepan; reserving berries. Bring liquid to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes or until liquid is reduced to about 3 tablespoons. Pour sauce over cranberries, tossing to coat. Stir in almonds and almond extract. Spoon mixture into pastry shells.
3 – Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until pastry is golden and filling is set. Carefully remove tarts from muffin tins; cool on a wire rack.
NOTES:
Cranberries and almond nestled in a flaky pastry make a sweet ending for a holiday party.

Recipe Yield: Servings Per Recipe: 24Serving Size: 1 square tart

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 100
Fat: 6 grams
Saturated Fat: 2.5 grams
Fiber: 1 grams
Sodium: 55 milligrams
Protein: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 9 grams
Sugars: 3 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/cranberry-almond-tarts

Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Sweet Potato Orange Cups

November 22, 2020 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 Sweet Potato Orange Cups. The Cups are made using Oranges, Sweet Potatoes, Granulated Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Splenda Brown Sugar Blend, Ground Cinnamon, Ground Ginger, Orange Juice Apples, Raisins, and Mini Marshmallows. 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

Sweet Potato Orange Cups
Serve as a side dish or dessert. This recipe was a contest submission by Sallie C. of Cameron, North Carolina.

Recipe Ingredients:
4 small oranges
2 small cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
1/4 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1/4 cup Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon orange juice
1/2 cup chopped apples
1/4 cup raisins
3/4 cup mini marshmallows

Cooking Directions:
1 – Halve oranges and squeeze over small bowl to loosen centers and extract juice. Place orange halves on baking sheet. Set juice aside.
2 – Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).
3 – Mix potatoes, Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend, cinnamon, ginger and orange juice together in a medium size bowl until well blended.
4 – Stir in the chopped apples and raisins.
5 – Spoon the potato mixture into the orange halves. Top with the mini marshmallows.
6 – Place filled oranges on a baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes or until marshmallows are lightly browned and center is warm.
Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe; 1 orange cup): Calories: 120; Calories from Fat: 0; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 10mg; Total Carbs: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 21g; Protein: 1g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/sweet_potato_orange_cups_recipe.html

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – CLASSIC CARROT CAKE

November 12, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dessert of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a CLASSIC CARROT CAKE. Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are All Purpose Flour, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, Ground Cinnamon, Egg Beaters, Egg Whites, Granulated Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Honey, Applesauce, Shredded Carrots, Walnuts and more! 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 2020! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

CLASSIC CARROT CAKE
A great classic dessert and it has less carbs.

Ingredients

7/8 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
2 large egg whites
1/4 cup eggbeaters
3/8 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
3 tablespoons reduced fat margarine
1/2 cup honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
3 tablespoons canola oil
2 1/4 cups finely shredded carrot
1/3 cup walnuts
butter flavored cooking spray

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In medium bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and allspice. Set aside.
2 – In small bowl whisk together egg whites and eggbeaters. Set aside.
3 – In large bowl beat Splenda Granulated Sweetener, margarine, honey, vanilla, applesauce, and canola oil. Mix in egg mixture, stir until well mixed. Stir in flour mixture, then carrots and walnuts.
4 – Pour into greased 8 cup loaf pan and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Allow to cool, ice if desired.

NOTES:
A great classic dessert and it has less carbs.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 10 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 190
Fat: 9 grams
Saturated Fat: 1 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Sodium: 270 milligrams
Protein: 4 grams
Carbohydrates: 26 grams
Sugars: 16 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/classic-carrot-cake

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – SUGARFREE HALLOWEEN COOKIES

September 26, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dessert of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | 2 Comments
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is SUGARFREE HALLOWEEN COOKIES. Just in time for the Halloween Season, SUGARFREE HALLOWEEN COOKIES. The Sugar is replaced by Granulated Splenda No Calorie Sweetener. The Cookies are only 60 calories and 7 carbs per cookie. Perfect Cookie for Halloween for those with Diabetes. You can find this recipe along with all the other Diabetic Friendly Recipes at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

SUGARFREE HALLOWEEN COOKIES
These Halloween cut-out cookies use a sugarfree, no calorie sweetener to cut the carbs to only 7 grams per cookie.

Recipe Yield: 48

Ingredients

3/4 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup light butter
1 cup SPLENDA No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1 tablespoon vanilla
1/4 cup egg substitute
1/4 cup water
3/4 teaspoon vinegar (white or cider)
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups cake flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2 – Lightly oil a cookie sheet and set aside.
3 – Blend together butters, SPLENDA Granulated Sweetener and vanilla in a medium mixing bowl with an electric mixer, or by hand. Blend until butter is softened.
4 – Add egg substitute, water and vinegar. Mix briefly.
5 – Add flours, salt and baking powder. Mix on low speed, until dough is formed. Do not overmix.
6 – Remove dough from bowl and place on a floured work surface.
7 – Divide dough in half. Pat each half into a circle and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate approx. 1 hour, allowing dough to chill.
8 – Remove dough from refrigerator and roll out on a floured work surface to desired thickness, approx. 1/4 inch.
9 – Cut with cookie cutters. Place cookies on prepared sheet.
10 – Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F oven 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned on the back.
11 – Cool on a wire rack.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 60
Fat: 3.5 grams
Saturated Fat: 2 grams
Sodium: 30 milligrams
Cholesterol: 10 milligrams
Protein: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 7 grams
Sugars: 1 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/sugarfree-halloween-cookies

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