Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Pumpkin Custard

October 29, 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 a Pumpkin Custard. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Cooking Spray, Canned Solid Pumpkin, Pumpkin Pie Spice, Salt, Evaporated Milk, Egg Substitute, Dark Brown Sugar, Dried Cherries, Low Fat Granola, and Water. The Custard is 141 calories and 22 net carbs. 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 Custard
Get into a fall state of mind with this indulgent custard, full of pumpkin pie spice and everything nice! Serve warm or chilled.

Ingredients
Nonstick cooking spray
1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/8 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup fat-free evaporated milk
3 eggs or 3/4 cup egg substitute
1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
2 tablespoons chopped dried cherries
2 tablespoons low-fat granola
4 cups boiling water

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 6 (6-ounce) custard cups with nonstick cooking spray. Place cups in 13×9-inch baking pan. Stir pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice and salt in small bowl until blended.

2. Heat milk in small saucepan until steaming but not boiling. Meanwhile, whisk eggs and sugar in medium bowl until smooth. Gradually whisk hot milk into egg mixture. Whisk in pumpkin mixture. Spoon mixture evenly into prepared cups; sprinkle with cherries and granola.

3. Place baking pan in oven; pour boiling water into pan until water reaches halfway up sides of custard cups.

4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until knife inserted into centers comes out clean. Remove cups to wire rack. Serve custards warm or chilled.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 141 calories, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Protein: 7 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 107 mg, Sodium: 134 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/pumpkin-custard/

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Granola Bars

October 24, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I’m passing along a recipe for Granola Bars. These Delicious and Healthy Bars are made using Low Fat Granola, Stevia in the Raw, Sweetened Dried Cranberries, Almonds, Ground Cinnamon, Almond Extract, Egg, and Egg Whites. The Granola Bars are 80 calories and 10 net carbs per Bar. 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/

Granola Bars
Containing just six wholesome ingredients, these wholesome, low-carb Granola Bars are the perfect snack for your next adventure!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Baking time: 20 minutes

2 cups low-fat granola
2 tablespoons Stevia in the Raw
1/4 cup sweetened, dried cranberries
1/4 cup almonds, chopped
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 large egg plus 1 egg white, lightly beaten

Directions
Yield: 12 bars
Serving size: about 1 ounce

1 – Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line the bottom and sides of an 8-inch square baking pan with wax paper or parchment paper, leaving a margin of paper along the top edges of the pan. Mix the first five ingredients together. In another bowl, mix the almond extract into the lightly beaten eggs. Pour the egg mixture over the dry ingredients and mix until evenly distributed. Press mixture into the prepared baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool pan on a wire rack 5 minutes. Carefully grasp the edges of the wax paper to lift the bars from the pan. Place on a cutting board and cut into 12 bars with a sharp knife. Let cool completely, then store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 80 calories, Carbohydrates: 12 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 2.5 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 15 mg, Sodium: 40 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/granola-bars/

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