“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Chickpea Burgers

November 2, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | 2 Comments
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is Chickpea Burgers. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Chickpeas, Carrots, Herbed Croutons, Parsley, Onion, Egg Whites, Garlic, Grated Lemon Peel, Salt, Pepper Cooking Spray, Whole Grain Hamburger Buns, and Tomato Slices. 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/

Chickpea Burgers
Chickpeas, lentils and other legumes are the ideal diabetes management trifecta: They lower blood sugar after meals, lower “bad” (LDL) cholesterol and increase “good” (HDL) cholesterol. Work

some into your meal plan with these tasty vegetarian burgers!

Ingredients
1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/3 cup chopped carrots
1/3 cup herbed croutons
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 egg white
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt (optional)
Nonstick cooking spray
4 whole-grain hamburger buns
Tomato slices, lettuce leaves and salsa (optional)

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 burger

1. Place chickpeas, carrots, croutons, parsley, onion, egg white, garlic, lemon peel, pepper and salt, if desired, in food processor; process until blended. Shape mixture into 4 patties.

2. Spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Cook patties 4 to 5 minutes, or until bottoms are browned. Spray tops of patties with cooking spray; turn and cook 4 to 5 minutes, or until browned.

3. Serve burgers on buns with tomato, lettuce and salsa, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 271 calories, Carbohydrates: 48 g, Protein: 11 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 1 mg, Sodium: 272 mg, Fiber: 7 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/chickpea-burgers/

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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Lemon Broccoli Pasta

October 26, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Lemon Broccoli Pasta. To make this week’s dish you’ll be needing Sliced Green Onions, Garlic, Reduced Sodium Vegetable Broth, Grated Lemon Peel, Black Pepper, Frozen Broccoli Florets, Angel Hair Pasta, Plain NonFat Yogurt, and Grated Reduced Fat 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 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Lemon Broccoli Pasta
This pasta tastes so rich and creamy, you’ll never believe it has just 1 gram of fat per serving!

Ingredients
3 tablespoons sliced green onions
1 clove garlic, minced
2 cups reduced-sodium vegetable broth
1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups fresh or frozen broccoli florets
3 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
1/3 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons grated reduced-fat Parmesan cheese

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – Spray large saucepan with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add green onions and garlic; cook and stir 3 minutes or until green onions are tender.

2 – Stir broth, lemon peel, and pepper into saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in broccoli and pasta; return to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, uncovered, 6 to 7 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring frequently.

3 – Remove from heat. Stir in yogurt until well blended. Let stand 5 minutes. Top with cheese before serving. Garnish as desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 120 calories, Carbohydrates: 20 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 125 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/lemon-broccoli-pasta/

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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – LEMON-HERB PENNE

October 11, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is a LEMON-HERB PENNE. To make this week’s Dish you’ll be needing Dreamfields Penne Rigate, Grated Parmesan Cheese, Fresh Thyme Leaves, Olive Oil, Fresh Chives, Grated Lemon Peel, and Black Pepper. Enjoy the Pasta! 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/

LEMON-HERB PENNE
If you are entertaining this summer and need a simple yet elegant pasta dish to serve your guests, this is the one. This dish takes as long to prepare as you cook your pasta. Simply wonderful. Preparation Time: 15 minutes.“ Cook Time: 10 minutes.

Ingredients

1 box Dreamfields Penne Rigate
1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Fresh thyme, chives and lemon wedges (optional)

Directions

1 – Cook pasta according to package directions.
2 – Drain and return to pan.
3 – Add 1/3 cup of the cheese, thyme, oil, chives and lemon peel; toss to combine.
4 – Season to taste with salt and pepper.
5 – Serve immediately with remaining cheese.
6 – Garnish with fresh herbs and lemon wedge, if desired.
Recipe Yield: Makes 6 side dish servings.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 267
Calories from fat: 47
Fat: 6 grams
Saturated Fat: 2 grams
Fiber: 5 grams
Sodium: 132 milligrams
Cholesterol: 7 milligrams
Protein: 12 grams
Carbohydrates: 0 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/lemon-herb-penne

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Grilled Fish with Buttery Lemon Parsley

May 12, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | 1 Comment
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For this week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week I’ve got a Grilled Fish with Buttery Lemon Parsley. To make this Delicious Diabetic Friendly Recipe you’ll be needing Yogurt-Based Diet Margarine, Parsley, Grated Lemon Peel, Salt, Dried Rosemary, Grouper Fish Fillets, Non Stick Cooking Spray, and Lemons. Get ready to fire that grill up! 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/

Grilled Fish with Buttery Lemon Parsley
The delicate flavor of white fish is the perfect companion for the bold flavors of parsley, lemon and rosemary in this low-carb seafood dish. Requiring only a few minutes of preparation, it leaves plenty of time for enjoying a cookout with family and friends!

Ingredients
6 tablespoons yogurt-based diet margarine
3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
6 fish fillets (6 ounces each), such as grouper, snapper, or any lean white fish
Nonstick cooking spray
3 medium lemons, halved

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1 fish fillet with 1 tablespoon sauce

1 – Coat cold grid with cooking spray. Prepare grill for direct cooking.

2 – Combine margarine, parsley, lemon peel, salt, and rosemary in small bowl; set aside.

3 – Coat fish with cooking spray. Place on grid over high heat. Grill, uncovered, 3 minutes. Turn; grill 2 to 3 minutes longer or until center is opaque.

4 – To serve, squeeze juice from 1 lemon half over each fillet. Top with equal amounts of parsley mixture.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 211 calories, Carbohydrates: 2 g, Protein: 33 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 63 mg, Sodium: 423 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/grilled-fish-with-buttery-lemon-parsley/

 

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Diabetic Dish of the Week – MONTREAL-STYLE SALMON

July 31, 2018 at 5:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – MONTREAL-STYLE SALMON. Delicious Salmon seasoned with McCormick Grill Mates Montreal Steak Seasoning, Grated Lemon Peel, and McCormick Dill Weed. Easy to make and only 168 calories per serving. Another healthy and delicious recipe from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. Check out the huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes at the Diabetic Gourmet site. Also don’t forget to subscribe to the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

MONTREAL-STYLE SALMON
Ingredients

1/2 teaspoons McCormick Grill Mates Montreal Steak Seasoning
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/8 teaspoon McCormick Dill Weed
1/2 pounds salmon fillets (swordfish or mahi mahi can also be used)

Directions

1 – Mix Steak Seasoning, lemon peel and dill weed in small bowl.
2 – Rub mixture over salmon. Let stand 5 minutes.
3 – Grill salmon, skin side down, over medium heat 10 to 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Do not turn salmon.
4 – Serve immediately.

Recipe Yield: 2 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 168
Fat: 8 grams
Sodium: 174 milligrams
Cholesterol: 65 milligrams
Protein: 24 grams
Carbohydrates: 0 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/montreal-style-salmon

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