Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Air Fryer Asian Turkey Meatballs FRIDAY

January 14, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is Air Fryer Asian Turkey Meatballs. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey, Panko Breadcrumbs, Egg, Garlic Powder, Pepper Sesame Oil, Salt, and Ground Ginger. Also included is a recipe for the Sauce. There’s 285 calories and 19 net carbs per serving. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Stay Safe and Make the SWITCH in 2022! https://www.jennieo.com/

Air Fryer Asian Turkey Meatballs
This easy, versatile, and carb-conscious dish is made in your air fryer. Add the Asian Turkey Meatballs over cauliflower rice.

Total Time – 30 minutes
Serving Size – Makes 4 Servings

Ingredients
1 – 16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey
¾ cup – panko breadcrumbs
1 – egg
3 teaspoons – garlic powder
2 teaspoons – pepper
1 teaspoon – sesame oil
1 teaspoon – salt
½ teaspoon – ground ginger

Sauce:
½ cup – stir fry sauce
1 tablespoon – soy sauce
2 teaspoons sriracha sauce
1 teaspoon – sesame oil
1 teaspoon – garlic paste –
Salt, to taste
Cauliflower Rice, for serving
Chopped green onions and sesame seeds, if desired

Directions
1) Preheat air fryer to 400°. In large bowl, combine meatball ingredients. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls.

2) In batches, arrange meatballs in a single layer on greased tray in air-fryer basket. Cook 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned and cooked through. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.

3) Meanwhile, in small saucepan, combine sauce ingredients. Cook and stir over low heat until warmed. Prepare cauliflower rice according to package directions.

4) Serve meatballs and sauce over cauliflower rice. Garnish with chopped green onions and sesame seeds, if desired.

Nutrition
Calories – 285
Protein – 26.6g
Carbohydrates – 19.7g
Fiber – .6g
Sugars – 5.4g
Fat – 10.8g
Cholesterol – 136.5mg
Sodium – 1813.2mg
Saturated Fat – 2.7g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

December 16, 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 some Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies. ‘Tis the Season for Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies. To make these Cookies some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are All Purpose Flour, Unsweetened Cocoa Powder, Ground Ginger, Ground Cinnamon, Light Brown Sugar, Molasses, Egg and more! The Cookies are 59 calories and 7 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/

Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies
These delightful, low-carb cookies combine spicy gingerbread with rich chocolate for a combination that’s sure to become a festive favorite. Use holiday-themed cookie cutters to create fun designs, or try our modified Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread Drops recipe for bite-sized treats.

Ingredients
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
2 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon finely ground black pepper
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon shortening
4 squares (1 ounce each) semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled
2 tablespoons molasses
1 egg
White decorating icing (optional)

Directions
Yield: About 2 dozen cookies
Serving size: 1 cookie

1 – Combine flour, cocoa, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and pepper in medium bowl. Beat butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, and shortening in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until creamy. Add chocolate; beat until blended. Add molasses and egg; beat until well blended.

2 – Gradually add flour mixture, beating until well blended. Divide dough in half. Shape each half into disc; wrap each disc tightly in plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.

3 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Roll out 1 disc of dough between sheets of plastic wrap to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out shapes with 5-inch cookie cutters; place cutouts on ungreased cookie sheets. Refrigerate at least 15 minutes. Repeat with remaining dough.

4 – Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies are set. Cool on cookie sheets 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Decorate with icing, if desired.

* Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread Drops: Decrease flour to 1 3/4 cups. Shape 1 1/2 teaspoonfuls of dough into balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten balls slightly. Do not refrigerate before baking. Bake as directed. Makes about 4 1/2 dozen cookies.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 59 calories, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 9 mg, Sodium: 20 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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Strawberry Blueberry Salsa

July 24, 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 a Strawberry Blueberry Salsa. To make this Salsa you’ll be needing Strawberries, Blueberries, Green Bell Pepper, Carrot, Onion, Cider Vinegar, Jalapeño Pepper*, and Ground Ginger. The Salsa is 19 calories and 4 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/

Strawberry Blueberry Salsa
You’ll love this fresh and fruity homemade salsa! Featuring peak-season berries, it’s a cinch to prepare and the perfect accompaniment to chicken, pork, or fish.

Ingredients
3/4 cup chopped strawberries
1/3 cup chopped blueberries
2 tablespoons chopped green bell pepper
2 tablespoons chopped carrot
1 tablespoon chopped onion
2 teaspoons cider vinegar
1 teaspoon minced jalapeño pepper*
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1/4 of total recipe

1. Combine all ingredients in small bowl. Let stand 20 minutes to allow flavors to blend. Serve with grilled chicken, pork, or fish.

*Note: Jalapeño peppers can sting and irritate the skin, so wear rubber gloves when handling peppers and do not touch your eyes.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 19 calories, Carbohydrates: 5 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 2 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

December 13, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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‘Tis the Season for Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies, and they are Diabetic Friendly! To make these Cookies some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are All Purpose Flour, Unsweetened Cocoa Powder, Ground Ginger, Ground Cinnamon, Light Brown Sugar, Molasses, Egg and more! The Cookies are 59 calories and 7 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/

Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies
These delightful, low-carb cookies combine spicy gingerbread with rich chocolate for a combination that’s sure to become a festive favorite. Use holiday-themed cookie cutters to create fun designs, or try our modified Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread Drops recipe for bite-sized treats.

Ingredients
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
2 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon finely ground black pepper
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon shortening
4 squares (1 ounce each) semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled
2 tablespoons molasses
1 egg
White decorating icing (optional)

Directions
Yield: About 2 dozen cookies
Serving size: 1 cookie

1 – Combine flour, cocoa, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and pepper in medium bowl. Beat butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, and shortening in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until creamy. Add chocolate; beat until blended. Add molasses and egg; beat until well blended.

2 – Gradually add flour mixture, beating until well blended. Divide dough in half. Shape each half into disc; wrap each disc tightly in plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.

3 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Roll out 1 disc of dough between sheets of plastic wrap to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out shapes with 5-inch cookie cutters; place cutouts on ungreased cookie sheets. Refrigerate at least 15 minutes. Repeat with remaining dough.

4 – Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies are set. Cool on cookie sheets 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Decorate with icing, if desired.

* Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread Drops: Decrease flour to 1 3/4 cups. Shape 1 1/2 teaspoonfuls of dough into balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten balls slightly. Do not refrigerate before baking. Bake as directed. Makes about 4 1/2 dozen cookies.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 59 calories, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 9 mg, Sodium: 20 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Gingerbread Cake

December 10, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments
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I have another Diabetic Friendly Holiday Dessert to pass along, Gingerbread Cake. To make this cake you’ll be needing Unsweetened Applesauce, Molasses, Vegetable Oil, Eggs, All Purpose Flour, Splenda Granulated No Calorie Sweetener, Baking Soda, Baking Powder, Salt, Ground Ginger, Ground Cinnamon, and Ground Cloves. 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

Gingerbread Cake
Who can resist a warm freshly baked gingerbread cake? This is a reduced calorie version that doesn’t sacrifice flavor.

Recipe Ingredients:
2 cups unsweetened applesauce
3/4 cup molasses
1/3 cup vegetable oil
3 large eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/3 cups Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Spray Bundt pan with butter-flavored cooking spray. Set aside.
2 – Pour applesauce, molasses, and vegetable oil into a large mixing bowl. Add eggs. Stir well.
3 – Blend remaining dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Mix well.
4 – Add dry ingredients to the applesauce mixture. Stir well.
5 – Pour cake batter into prepared pan.
6 – Bake in preheated 350°F (175°C) oven 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from oven.
7 – Cool cake in pan on a wire rack approximately 20 minutes. Invert cake onto serving plate. Serve warm or cool.
Makes 12 servings.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve with sautéed apples or non-dairy topping.
Place 1/2 cup Splenda® Granulated Sweetener in a blender. Blend covered, on high approximately 30 seconds. Sprinkle the finely ground Splenda over the cake like powdered sugar.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories: 170; Calories from Fat: 45; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 35mg; Sodium: 240mg; Total Carbs: 29g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugars: 11g; Protein: 3g.
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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 – Pumpkin Spice Mini Donuts

November 5, 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 – Pumpkin Spice Mini Donuts. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Nonstick Cooking Spray, Granulated Sugar, Ground Cinnamon, White Whole Wheat Flour, Brown Sugar, Baking Powder, Salt, Ground Ginger, Ground Nutmeg, Baking Soda, Canned Solid Pumpkin, Eggs, Milk, Butter, and Vanilla. Enjoy the Donuts! 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/

Pumpkin Spice Mini Donuts
Perfect for Halloween, Thanksgiving and any time in between, these mini-donuts are jam-packed with cinnamon, ginger and pumpkin flavor!

Ingredients
Nonstick cooking spray
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
2 cups white whole-wheat flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup canned solid-pack pumpkin
2 eggs
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
1/4 cup fat-free (skim) milk
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions
Yield: 36 donuts
Serving size: 2 donuts

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 36 mini (1 3/4-inch) muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray. Combine granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in small bowl; set aside.

2. Combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, remaining 1 teaspoon cinnamon, salt, ginger, nutmeg and baking soda in medium bowl; mix well. Beat pumpkin, eggs, butter, milk and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until combined. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well after each addition. Spoon scant tablespoonful batter into each prepared muffin cup.

3. Bake 12 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 2 minutes.

4. Working one at a time, dip doughnuts into cinnamon-sugar mixture, turning to coat evenly. Return to wire racks; let stand until set. Serve warm or cool completely.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 115 calories, Carbohydrates: 19 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 28 mg, Sodium: 157 mg, Fiber: 2 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Lemon-Ginger Apple Crisp

October 22, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | 3 Comments
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a Lemon-Ginger Apple Crisp. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Apple Slices, Brown Sugar, All Purpose Flour, Lemon Juice, Lemon Peel, Ground Ginger, Quick Oats, and Margarine. 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-Ginger Apple Crisp
Looking for a sweet and healthy treat? Avoid heavy desserts that can weigh you down. This light apple crisp highlighted by lemon and ginger is the perfect way to relax after a long day!

Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1/6th of recipe

Ingredients
6 cups peeled apple slices
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar, divided
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 cup quick oats
1 tablespoon margarine, melted

Directions
1 – Preheat oven to 350°F.

2 – Combine apples, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1 tablespoon flour, lemon juice, lemon peel, and ginger in 2-quart ovenproof microwavable baking dish; toss to coat evenly.

3 – Combine remaining 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, oats, and margarine in small bowl; mix well. Sprinkle evenly over apple mixture.

4 – Microwave on HIGH 12 to 15 minutes or until mixture begins to bubble.

5 – Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until apples are tender and topping is golden brown.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 179 calories, Carbohydrates: 38 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 26 mg, Fiber: 3 g
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Spiced Apple Butter

September 22, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for Spiced Apple Butter to pass along to all of you. It’s made using Granny Smith Apples, Low Calorie Apple Juice, Dark Brown Sugar, Lemon Juice, Ground Cinnamon, Ground Ginger, and Ground Cloves. This recipe is also 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/

Spiced Apple Butter
Serve this delightful fresh apple butter with mini rice cakes, apple slices, or crackers.

Ingredients
2 pounds Granny Smith or any tart apples, peeled, cored and chopped (about 6 1/2 cups)
1 cup low-calorie apple juice cocktail or cider
1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

Directions
Yield:
2 cups (about 16 servings)

Serving size:
2 tablespoons

1 – Combine apples and apple juice cocktail in large saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer 30 minutes or until apples are very tender.

2 – Purée apple mixture in batches in blender, returning blended apple mixture to saucepan after each batch.* (Or use hand-held immersion blender.)

3 – Add brown sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves to apple mixture. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer 25 minutes or until thickened, stirring and scraping up bottom and sides of saucepan frequently. Cool completely.

4 – Store in airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 month.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with mini rice cakes, apple slices, and/or crackers.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 54 calories, Carbohydrates: 14 g, Protein: 0 g, Fat: 0 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 3 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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