Diabetic Dish of the Week – Bulgur with Asparagus and Spring Herbs

March 31, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – Bulgur with Asparagus and Spring Herbs. I’ve got one fantastic side dish for this week’s recipe, Bulgur with Asparagus and Spring Herbs. Made using Bulgur, Asparagus, Frozen Peas, Italian Parsley, Mint, Lemon Juice, Orange Juice, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and Salt and Pepper. 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/

Bulgur with Asparagus and Spring Herbs
Bulgur is a whole grain that’s high in fiber and protein. It’s also a good source of iron, magnesium, and B vitamins…

Ingredients
2/3 cup uncooked bulgur
2 cups sliced asparagus (1-inch pieces)
1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
2/3 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh mint
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – Prepare bulgur according to package directions, omitting any salt or fat. Drain well.

2 – Steam asparagus in steamer basket over boiling water 3 to 4 minutes or until bright green and crisp-tender. Cool under cold running water, drain well, and blot with paper towels.

3 – Combine bulgur, asparagus, peas, parsley, and mint in large bowl. Whisk lemon juice, orange juice, oil, salt, and pepper in small bowl. Pour over bulgur mixture; toss gently.

Note: Bulgur is a whole grain that’s high in fiber and protein. It’s also a good source of iron, magnesium, and B vitamins.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 148 calories, Carbohydrates: 25 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 98 mg, Fiber: 7 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/bulgur-with-asparagus-and-spring-herbs/

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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Mediterranean Scramble Pitas

March 16, 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 Mediterranean Scramble Pita. Made using Canola Oil, Zucchini, Green Bell Peppers, Tomatoes, Dried Rosemary, Stuffed Green Olives, Italian Parsley, Egg Substitute, Multigrain Pita Bread Rounds, and Crumbled Reduced-Fat Feta 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/

Mediterranean Scramble Pitas
Packed with fiber, these delicious Greek pitas are the perfect way to try the Mediterranean diet!

Ingredients
2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
1 cup sliced zucchini and/or yellow squash
1 cup diced green bell peppers
1 cup grape tomatoes, quartered
1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
12 small stuffed green olives, quartered
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh Italian parsley
1 cup cholesterol-free egg substitute
2 multigrain pita bread rounds, halved and warmed
1 ounce reduced-fat feta cheese, crumbled

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 filled pita half

1 – Heat 1 teaspoon oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add zucchini and bell peppers; cook 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add tomatoes and rosemary; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in olives and parsley. Place in medium bowl. Cover to keep warm.

2 – Wipe out skillet with paper towel. Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil and heat over medium heat. Cook egg substitute until set, lifting edges to allow uncooked portion to flow underneath.

3 – Fill each warmed pita half with equal amounts of eggs and half of feta. Top with vegetable mixture and remaining feta.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 199 calories, Carbohydrates: 7 g, Protein: 12 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 2 mg, Sodium: 554 mg, Fiber: 6 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/mediterranean-scramble-pitas/

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Breakfast Sausage Pizza

October 23, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in breakfast, CooksRecipes, pizza | Leave a comment
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It just seems like a Pizza type of day. So I’m passing along another Pizza recipe, Breakfast Sausage Pizza. I’ve always been a fan of cold leftover Pizza for Breakfast so why not have a real Pizza to start the day! This Pizza is made using; Pork Sausage, Thick Cut Bacon, Eggs, Pizza Crust, Shredded Colby Jack Cheese, Onion, Italian Parsley, and Salt and Pepper. Pizza, Pizza, Pizza! You can find this recipe at the CooksRecipes website along with all the other delicious recipes. Be sure to the CooksRecipes site out, they have a huge selection of recipes to please all tastes! Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Breakfast Sausage Pizza
Breakfast Sausage PizzaThe sausage in this breakfast pizza can be replaced with ground pork, diced ham, or chorizo. Serve with fresh seasonal fruit to complete this family-pleasing breakfast.

Recipe Ingredients:
6 ounces pork sausage, bulk
4 slices bacon, thick cut, cut in half
8 large eggs, beaten
1 (10-inch) pizza crust
1 cup colby Jack cheese, shredded
1/2 cup onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, snipped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:
1 – In a large skillet cook sausage, bacon, and onions over medium-high heat until browned and cooked through (about 10 to 15 minutes). Remove with slotted spoon and set aside. Remove all but 1 teaspoon of drippings from pan. Add eggs, parsley, and seasonings, stirring to scramble. Stir while cooking for 2 to 3 minutes or until eggs are just set.
2 – Meanwhile, place pizza crust on a pizza pan or baking sheet and top with 1/2 cup of the cheese. Place in a preheated 400°F (205°C) oven for 3 to 5 minutes until cheese is melted. Remove crust and top with eggs, sausage, and onions. Top with bacon and remaining cheese. Return to oven until cheese is melted and bacon is crisp.
3 – Garnish with additional parsley, if desired. Slice to serve.

Makes 8 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/pizza_recipes/breakfast_sausage_pizza_recipe.html

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