Appetizer of the Week – Sautéed Shrimp Recipe for Diabetics

January 16, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Apple of the Week, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is a Sautéed Shrimp Recipe for Diabetics. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Sun Dried Tomato Halves, Hot Water, Olive Oil, Cooked Shrimp, Baby Spinach Leaves, Dried Basil, and Black Pepper. Love that Shrimp! 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/

Sautéed Shrimp Recipe for Diabetics
Healthful, delicious, and ready in just 15 minutes!

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes.

Ingredients
4 sun-dried tomato halves
1/4 cup hot water
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 pound cooked and peeled shrimp (20–24 count size)
1 cup baby spinach leaves, rinsed and drained
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Directions
Yield: 2 servings
Serving size: 4 ounces shrimp

1 – Place sun-dried tomato halves into a small bowl. Pour hot water over the tomatoes and set aside for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. After 10 minutes, remove tomatoes from the water, reserving the water for later use. Chop tomatoes and set aside. In a large sauté pan, heat olive oil. Add cooked shrimp and sauté. Add chopped tomato and spinach, then pour in the 1/4 cup reserved hot water and continue cooking. Add dried basil and black pepper, stir until combined, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 188 calories, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Protein: 25 g, Fat: 8 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 221 mg, Sodium: 346 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snacks-appetizers/sauted-shrimp-with-sun-dried-tomatoes-and-spinach/

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Tiramisu Parfait

December 31, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a Tiramisu Parfait. To make this week’s Recipe you’ll be needing Sugar Free Angel Food Cake, Instant Decaffeinated Coffee Powder, Hot Water, Mascarpone Cheese, Fat Free Cream Cheese, Dark Brown Sugar, Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener, Vanilla Extract, and Cocoa Powder. 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

Tiramisu Parfait
A splendid, reduced calorie twist to the traditional tiramisu dessert.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 (10.5-ounce) package sugar free angel food cake, purchased from bakery
3 1/2 teaspoons instant decaffeinated coffee powder
1 1/2 cups hot water
1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
1 (8-ounce) package fat-free cream cheese
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
1 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons cocoa powder

Cooking Directions:
1 – Cut angel food cake into 1-inch cubes. Set aside.
2 – Dissolve instant coffee in hot water. Chill in refrigerator.
3 – Combine mascarpone and cream cheese in mixing bowl. Beat until smooth. Add 2 tablespoons coffee, dark brown sugar, Splenda® Granulated Sweetener and vanilla. Mix well. Set aside.
4 – Pour cold coffee into a 13x9x2-inch pan.
5 – To Assemble Tiramisu: Quickly dip half of angel food cake pieces into the coffee. Remove immediately and place in medium glass serving bowl. Spread half of cheese mixture on top. Sprinkle with 1 tsp cocoa powder. Repeat with remaining angel food cake, cheese mixture, and cocoa.
6 – Cover and chill for three hours or overnight before serving.
Makes 8 (1/2 cup) servings.

Tip: To make Berry Tiramisu add fresh raspberries or blueberries in between cake layer and cream cheese layer.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe; 1/2 cup): Calories 210 | Calories from Fat 60 | Fat 7g (sat 4.0g) | Cholesterol 20mg | Sodium 560mg | Carbohydrates 38g | Fiber 2g | Sugars 6g | Protein 8g.
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Hot Cocoa

December 17, 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 Hot Cocoa to pass along. What better way to warm up a cold Winter’s Day or Night than Hot Cocoa! To make this Cocoa you’ll be needing Cocoa, Sugar, Salt, Hot Water, Skim Milk, and Vanilla. A Cup of Hot Cocoa sounds good about right now! 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/

Hot Cocoa
Craving a cocoa fix but reluctant to use a prepackaged mix full of unpronounceable ingredients? This homemade version uses just six ingredients…

Ingredients
Preparation time: 5 minutes (includes heating time)

1/4 cup cocoa
5 tablespoons sugar
Dash salt
1/2 cup hot water
3 cups skim milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Directions
Yield: about 3 3/4 cups
Serving size: 3/4 cup

1 – Combine cocoa, sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan. Gradually add hot water and boil over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add skim milk and heat thoroughly, stirring frequently. Do not allow the mixture to boil. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 116 calories, Carbohydrates: 21 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: <1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 136 mg, Fiber: <1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/beverages/hot-cocoa/

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