Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

December 13, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

‘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
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/chocolate-gingerbread-cookies/

Subscribe to Diabetes Self-Management Magazine
Your one-stop resource for advice, news and strategies for living with diabetes.

Inside every issue you’ll find…
* The latest medical and research news
* In-depth articles related to both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
* Weight Self-Management: Everything to maintain a healthy diet
* Diabetic Cooking: Recipes and meals for every occasion
* Quizzes, Q&As, Resources, Products, and more! Your one-stop resource for advice, news and strategies for living with diabetes.
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/subscribe/

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – GOLDEN PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

July 30, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dessert of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is – GOLDEN PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES. To make these Cookies you’ll be needing Whole Wheat Pastry Flour, Flour, Equal Sweetener, Baking Soda, Baking Powder, Butter, Light Brown Sugar, Egg Substitute, Pure Maple Syrup, and Vanilla Extract. The Cookies are 77 calories and 9 carbs per cookie. You can find this recipe at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. At the Diabetic Gourmet site you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes Care Tips, Diabetes News and much more so be sure to check it out! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

GOLDEN PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES
Ingredients

1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
3/4 cup oat flour
Sugar substitute equal to 1/4 cup sugar
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
2/3 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons margarine or butter
3/4 cup light brown sugar
1/4 cup fat-free egg substitute
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2 – Combine the flours, sugar substitute, baking soda, and baking powder in a bowl and stir to mix well. Set aside.
3 – Combine the peanut butter, margarine, and brown sugar in a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer to mix well. Beat in the egg substitute, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. Add the flour mixture to the peanut butter mixture and beat to mix well.
4 – Shape level teaspoonfuls of the dough into balls and arrange 1-1/2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten each cookie to 1/4 -inch thickness by crisscrossing with the tines of a fork. Dip the tines of the fork lightly in sugar between each cookie if desired.
5 – Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until the bottoms of the cookies are golden brown. Remove the cookies and let sit for 2 minutes. Transfer the cookies to wire racks to cool completely.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 40 cookies“Serving size: 1 cookie

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 77
Fat: 4 grams
Saturated Fat: 0.7 grams
Fiber: 0.9 grams
Sodium: 82 milligrams
Protein: 2 grams
Carbohydrates: 9 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/golden-peanut-butter-cookies

Caribbean Jerk Turkey Tacos

March 20, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

I’ve got another Jennie – O Turkey Taco Recipe to pass along, Caribbean Jerk Turkey Tacos. Bring a little taste of the Islands with this week’s recipe of Caribbean Jerk Turkey Tacos. These are made using JENNIE-O® Slow Roasted Dark Turkey, Jamaican Jerk Seasoning, Mayonnaise, Celery, Pineapple, Light Brown Sugar, Lime Juice, Ground Ginger, Thyme, and Flour Tortillas. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the Switch in 2020!  https://www.jennieo.com/

Caribbean Jerk Turkey Tacos
By combining amazing Caribbean Jerk spices with the convenience of tortilla shells, this simple Mediterranean dinner recipe is a delicious mashup of favorites. Ready in under 30 minutes!

INGREDIENTS
2 tablespoons Jamaican jerk seasoning
⅓ cup fat-free mayonnaise
1½ cups shredded JENNIE-O® Slow Roasted Dark Turkey
½ cup celery, thinly sliced
1 cup pineapple, chopped
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
8 soft taco-size (6-inch) flour tortillas, warmed
lime wedges, if desired
thyme sprigs, if desired

DIRECTIONS
1) In medium bowl, combine jerk seasoning, mayonnaise, turkey and celery.
2) In medium bowl, combine pineapple, sugar, lime juice, ginger and thyme.
3) Spoon turkey mixture onto each tortilla. Top with pineapple salsa. Fold in half to serve. Serve with lime wedges and thyme, if desired.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 170
Protein 9g
Carbohydrates 22g
Fiber 1g
Sugars 6g
Fat 5g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 640mg
Saturated Fat 1.5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/784-caribbean-jerk-turkey-tacos

Cranberry Apple Pie

November 30, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | 1 Comment
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

I’ve got a delicious Dessert recipe to pass along to everyone, Cranberry Apple Pie. Perfect Pie for the Holiday Season. Made using Refrigerated Piecrust , Baking Apples, Dried Cranberries, Lemon Zest, Splenda Sweetener, Flour, Spices, Unsweetened Applesauce, Light Brown Sugar, and Reduced-Calorie Stick Margarine. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website which has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. I left a link to subscribe at the of the post. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Cranberry Apple Pie
Preparation time: 20 minutes. Baking time: 45–50 minutes.

Ingredients
1 refrigerated piecrust (such as Pillsbury refrigerated piecrust)
4 large baking apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
1 cup sweetened, dried cranberries
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 cup Splenda sweetener
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup Splenda
1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
1/3 cup reduced-calorie stick margarine, cut into smallpieces (do not soften)

Directions
Topping:

1 – Preheat oven to 400°F. Unfold piecrust and press out fold lines. Fit crust into a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate according to package directions. Combine Apples, Cranberries, Lemon Zest, Splenda, 3 tablespoons flour, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, and Ginger in a large bowl; toss gently to mix well. Add applesauce and toss to coat. Spoon mixture into piecrust, piling up apples (they will shrink down with baking).

2 – In a separate bowl, combine 3/4 cup flour, 1/4 cup Splenda, light-brown sugar, and margarine. Mix by mashing with a fork until crumbly. Sprinkle topping evenly over apple filling and press on to cover pie. Bake 45–50 minutes, or until apples are tender; cover edges of piecrust with aluminum foil to prevent over-browning if necessary. Allow pie to cool at least one hour before serving. This is a thick pie, so it makes a lot of servings.

Yield: 12 servings.

Serving size: 1/12 of pie.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 258 calories, Carbohydrates: 40 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 10 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 3 mg, Sodium: 109 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/cranberry-apple-pie/


Subscribe
Diabetes Self-Management offers up-to-date, practical “how-to” information on nutrition, exercise, new drugs, medical advances, self-help, and the many other topics people need to know about to stay healthy.
Subscribe to Diabetes Self-Management Magazine
Your one-stop resource for advice, news and strategies for living with diabetes.
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/subscribe/

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.
Entries and comments feeds.

MealTrips

Get your cravings anytime

All Fall Y'all

All Fall. All year round.

Cassie's Kitchen

mostly healthy, always tasty

Memories and Such

Memories of a very ordinary life

Welsh Girl Foodie

Welsh Girl living in Scotland who loves to cook and eat!

Megan's kitchen recipes

Random food recipes I've found online

Mustard With Mutton

DIARY OF A GLUTTON

Lite Cravings

A Healthy Approach to Indulgence

The Southern Search

Finding out where food comes from, one southern staple at a time.

Tikkas To Tapas

Food for the Soul

Planted in the Kitchen

Easy Vegan Recipes

Kitchen Dance Partii

Happy Food Dance Food

Cooking with Nigella

The recipes of Nigella Lawson.

Montana Happy

Montana Happy

Burch Acres

Farm + Flowers + Family

Annika Eats

All Things Food Related

VinceHomeMade

Random musings and Food from my kitchen