Holiday Favorites Made Healthy

December 1, 2015 at 6:36 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website it’s Holiday Favorites Made Healthy. Enjoy all the Holiday Favorites and still eat healthy with these recipes from the Diabetic Living Online website. Diabetic Living is home of the Diabetic Friendly Recipes! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

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Holiday Favorites Made Healthy
You don’t have to pass up your favorite holiday foods! We’ve slimmed down everything from mashed potatoes and gravy to turkey and green bean casserole. Our festive, diabetes-friendly holiday recipes prove that classic entrees and side dishes don’t have to be loaded with fat, calories, and carbs to be enjoyable. Now that’s something to be thankful for!

 
Fresh Green Bean Casserole

Nothing says the holidays like a steaming serving of green bean casserole. By relying on a slimmed-down white sauce, this creamy casserole keeps fat and sodium in check…..

 
Herb-Roasted Turkey and Vegetables

This herb-infused twist on traditional turkey is a flavorful and healthful alternative to a higher-calorie holiday classic……

 
Three-Cheese Whipped Potatoes

Serve these sophisticated spuds instead of ordinary calorie-laden mashed potatoes. Loaded with ricotta, cottage, and Gorgonzola cheeses, no one else will know this decadent holiday side is diabetes friendly……

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Holiday Favorites Made Healthy

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/holiday/holiday-favorites-made-healthy

Holiday Favorites Made Healthy

December 19, 2013 at 9:33 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Make those Holiday Dishes healthier. Find out how from Diabetic Living On Line we site, the link to all of them is at the end of the post.

 

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Holiday Favorites Made Healthy
You don’t have to pass up your favorite holiday foods! We’ve slimmed down everything from mashed potatoes and gravy to turkey and green bean casserole. Our festive, diabetes-friendly holiday recipes prove that classic entrees and side dishes don’t have to be loaded with fat, calories, and carbs to be enjoyable. Now that’s something to be thankful for!

 

 

 

Fresh Green Bean Casserole
Nothing says the holidays like a steaming serving of green bean casserole. By relying on a slimmed-down white sauce, this creamy casserole keeps fat and sodium in check….

 

 

 

Herb-Roasted Turkey and Vegetables
This herb-infused twist on traditional turkey is a flavorful and healthful alternative to a higher-calorie holiday classic…..

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Holiday Favorites Made Healthy *

 

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/holiday/holiday-favorites-made-healthy?sssdmh=dm17.709688&esrc=nwdlo121013

Healthy Casserole Recipes for the Holidays

November 29, 2013 at 10:53 AM | Posted in Eating Well | 2 Comments
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Some more Holiday cooking ideas from the Eating Well web site.

 
Green Bean Casserole, Sweet Potato Casserole and more healthy casserole recipes for the holidays.Eating Well
Casseroles are a healthy addition to your holiday dinner table and are great for making ahead before the big day. Our healthy recipes for gratins, green bean casserole, sweet potato casserole, stuffing and more easy holiday casserole recipes are delicious side dishes to complement your main course holiday meal. Try our Pear & Red Onion Gratin for festive casserole or Meringue-Topped Sweet Potato Casserole for a lightened-up version of this traditional casserole recipe for the holidays.

 

 

 

Pear & Red Onion Gratin
Bosc pears are strong-flavored and hold their shape when cooked, making them well suited for this savory side dish. It’s a terrific accompaniment for a glazed ham or grilled sausage or most any roasted meat or poultry…..

 

 

 

Meringue-Topped Sweet Potato Casserole
This lightened-up take on the classic Thanksgiving sweet potato casserole is spiked with crushed pineapple and toasted pecans. We top it with an airy, slightly sweet meringue. You can pipe the meringue to make it look fancy or simply spread it neatly with a rubber spatula….

 

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Casserole Recipes *

 

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/healthy_casserole_recipes_for_the_holidays?sssdmh=dm17.702805&utm_source=EWTWNL&esrc=nwewtw111213

What to do With – Leftover Green Beans and Ham

November 10, 2013 at 10:08 AM | Posted in greenbeans, Ham, vegetables | Leave a comment
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Put those leftover Green Beans and Ham to work by making a Leftover Green Beans and Ham Vegetable Medley! Nothing but good things in this one.

 

Leftover Green Beans and Ham Vegetable Medley

 

INGREDIENTS:

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
2 cups carrots, julienned
2 cups leftover green beans, drained
1 cup frozen green peas
2 cups fresh broccoli florets
1 cup sliced green bell peppers
1 cup sliced red bell peppers
4 cups cooked ham, cut into thin strips
1/2 cup Egg Beater’s
1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon cornstarch

DIRECTIONS:
1. Heat a wok or large skillet with oil on medium heat. Place carrots, green beans, green peas, broccoli, green peppers and red peppers. Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes.
2. Make a well in the center of vegetables. Place ham in and stir to moisten. Simmer 5 to 10 minutes.
3. In a small, lightly greased skillet, scramble the Egg Beater’s until firm. Cut up into small pieces.
4. Stir vegetables, ham and eggs together. Mix the soy sauce, water and cornstarch in a bowl and pour into center of wok or skillet. Stir quickly until it begins to thicken.

Holiday Favorites Made Healthy

November 14, 2012 at 3:10 PM | Posted in cooking, diabetes friendly, Food, low calorie, low carb | Leave a comment
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Just in time for your Thanksgiving meal planning your Holiday Favorites Made Healthy from the Diabetic Living On Line website. As usual it’s full of healthy recipes and ideas. I left the web link at the bottom of the post. Happy Thanksgiving All!

 

 

Holiday Favorites Made Healthy

 

You don’t have to pass up your favorite holiday foods! We’ve slimmed down everything from mashed potatoes and gravy to turkey and green bean casserole. Our festive, diabetes-friendly holiday recipes prove that classic entrees and side dishes don’t have to be loaded with fat, calories, and carbs to be enjoyable. Now that’s something to be thankful for!

 

Fresh Green Bean Casserole
Nothing says the holidays like a steaming serving of green bean casserole. By relying on a slimmed-down white sauce, this creamy casserole keeps fat and sodium in check…

To read the entire article along with the recipes click the link below:

 

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/holiday/holiday-favorites-made-healthy/?sssdmh=dm17.629577&esrc=nwdlo111312

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