Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Tropical Fruit Coconut Tart

June 18, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | 1 Comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a Tropical Fruit Coconut Tart. This dish is made using Corn Flakes, Flaked Coconut, Egg Whites, Pineapple Chunks, Cornstarch, Sugar Substitute, Coconut Extract, Mango, and Banana. One refreshing Dessert! 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/

Tropical Fruit Coconut Tart
Nothing says paradise quite like a heavenly blend of tropical fruits. Combining pineapple, mango, banana and coconut, this divine dessert is sure to transport you to the islands without leaving your backyard.

Ingredients
1 cup cornflakes, crushed
1 can (3 1/2 ounces) sweetened flaked coconut
2 egg whites
1 can (15 1/4 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice, undrained
2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 packets sugar substitute or equivalent of 4 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon coconut extract (optional)
1 mango, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced
1 medium banana, thinly sliced

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1 wedge

1 – Preheat oven to 425°F. Coat 9-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

2 – Combine cornflakes, coconut, and egg whites in medium bowl; toss gently until blended. Place mixture in prepared pan; press firmly to cover bottom and 1/2 inch up side of pan. Bake 8 minutes or until edge begins to brown. Cool completely on wire rack.

3 – Drain pineapple, reserving juice in small saucepan. Stir pineapple juice into cornstarch until smooth. Bring to a boil over high heat. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; cool completely. Stir in sugar substitute and coconut extract, if desired.

4 – Combine pineapple, mango slices, and banana slices in medium bowl. Spoon over baked crust; drizzle with pineapple juice mixture. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 2 hours. Cut into 8 wedges.

Note: The crust can be made 24 hours in advance, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 139 calories, Carbohydrates: 25 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 4 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 59 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/tropical-fruit-coconut-tart/

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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Fiesta Fish Tacos

June 2, 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 Fiesta Fish Tacos. These are made using Lime, Garlic, Olive Oil, Tilapia Fillets, Bell Peppers, Cilantro, Tomatoes, Whole Wheat Tortillas, Lettuce, Mango, and Black 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/

Fiesta Fish Tacos
These festive Fiesta Fish Tacos use fresh ingredients for a dish that’s sure to delight the seafood lovers in the crowd…
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1/4 of recipe

Ingredients
Juice of 1/2 lime
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound tilapia fillets
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 tablespoon minced cilantro
1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes
4 (6-inch) whole-wheat tortillas
2 cups shredded lettuce
1 cup cubed mango
Black pepper, to taste

Directions
1 – Mix lime juice, garlic, and olive oil in a glass bowl.

2 – Add tilapia and marinate in refrigerator for one hour.

3 – Place tilapia in a glass baking dish surrounded by green and red bell peppers, minced cilantro, and tomatoes.

4 – Bake at 350°F for 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily.

5 – Divide fish and veggies into four servings and place on each of the warmed tortillas.

6 – Top with lettuce, cubed mango, and a sprinkling of black pepper.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 1/4 of recipe.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 260, Carbohydrates: 27 g, Protein: 26 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 1.4 g, Cholesterol: 50 mg, Fiber: 4 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/fiesta-fish-tacos/

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Healthy Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

May 28, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Homemade Ice Cream Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Homemade Ice Cream Recipes with recipes including Peach Ice Cream Sandwiches, Strawberry-Lime Ice Cream Pie, and Chocolate Ice Cream. As they say “You scream, I scream, We all scream for Ice Cream! So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the EatingWell Magazine. So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Homemade Ice Cream Recipes
Find healthy, delicious homemade ice cream recipes including vanilla, strawberry and mango ice cream. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Peach Ice Cream Sandwiches
This peach-studded ice cream sandwich recipe is inspired by fruit crumble. The flourless cookies have a flavor reminiscent of the topping on that quintessential summer dessert…………………………….

Strawberry-Lime Ice Cream Pie
In this healthy strawberry daiquiri-inspired ice cream pie recipe, graham crackers make an easy and tasty crust for the strawberry, rum and lime filling made with nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt. For a nonalcoholic “virgin” daiquiri pie, omit the rum……………………………………

Chocolate Ice Cream
Although most diabetic recipes call for fat-free milk, this tasty pleaser is an exception. It’s important to use whole milk so the ice cream will have enough fat for a creamy texture…………………….

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Homemade Ice Cream Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/18290/desserts/frozen/homemade-ice-cream/

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Barbecued Shrimp Over Tropical Rice

August 6, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Barbecued Shrimp Over Tropical Rice TUESDAY

This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – Barbecued Shrimp Over Tropical Rice. Fire that grill up for this week’s recipe! Shrimp and Brown Rice make up this Delicious and Diabetic Friendly Recipe. It’s from the Diabetes Self Management website where you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes along with Diabetic News, Diabetic Management Tips, and more! Plus you subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Barbecued Shrimp Over Tropical Rice
You’ll want to break out the grill for this mouthwatering seafood dish! Chopped fresh mango perfectly complements the sweet and spicy barbecue shrimp in this exotic dish, while jalapeño peppers add some kick.

Ingredients
20 frozen large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined (26 to 30 per pound)
1/2 cup uncooked brown rice
1/2 cup barbecue sauce
2 teaspoons fresh grated ginger
1 cup chopped fresh mango** (about 1 medium mango)
2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon finely chopped and seeded jalapeño pepper*
2 teaspoons lime juice

Directions
1 – Thaw shrimp according to package directions.

2 – Cook brown rice according to package directions, omitting salt; set aside.

3 – Meanwhile, thread shrimp onto 4 metal skewers, leaving 1/8-inch space between shrimp. In small bowl stir together barbecue sauce and ginger. Grill shrimp on greased rack of uncovered grill directly over medium heat for 6 to 7 minutes or until shrimp are opaque, turning once and brushing frequently with sauce mixture.

4 – Stir mango, onion, cilantro, jalapeño, and lime juice into hot rice. Spoon onto serving plates. Serve shrimp on top of rice mixture.

Note: Mangos are chock-full of vitamins A and C. They also are rich in fiber and contain over 20 different vitamins and minerals.

**Note: To chop a mango, first cut off all four sides around the pit. Then slide a knife between the skin and meat of the mango. Remove skin and cut into chunks then chop into smaller pieces.

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

Yield: 4 servings.

Serving size: 1/2 cup rice and 5 shrimp.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 200 calories, Carbohydrates: 37 g, Protein: 9 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 53 mg, Sodium: 396 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/barbecued-shrimp-over-tropical-rice/

Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Salad Recipes

June 30, 2018 at 5:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Salad Recipes. Find recipes like; Fresh Fruit with Citrus Mint Dressing, Grilled Gingered-Melon Kabobs, and Marinated Melon. Find these Recipes and many more all at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Salad Recipes
Sweet and juicy berries, melons, and citrus fruits combine in our favorite fruit salad recipes. These fruity and fun recipes make refreshing sides and sweet desserts–perfect for warm summer days!

Fresh Fruit with Citrus Mint Dressing
Pineapple, strawberries, kiwifruit, and mango combine for a fantastic fruit salad. The tangy dressing is made with orange juice, honey, and fresh mint
Tip: Make a luscious smoothie from any leftover fruit by blending it with low-fat vanilla yogurt…….

Grilled Gingered-Melon Kabobs
These fruit-salads-on-skewers are great for summer grill-outs.

Tip: Other varieties of melon, such as Persian or crenshaw, also taste terrific in these gingered skewers………….

Marinated Melon
These low-fat, low-calorie melon balls get a fun and flavorful zip from a bit of white balsamic vinegar in berry-flavor sparkling water…………

 

* Click the link below to get all the Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Salad Recipes

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/side-dishes/diabetes-friendly-fruit-salad-recipes

Diabetic Summer Dessert Recipes

June 13, 2018 at 5:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Diabetic Summer Dessert Recipes. Delicious Diabetic Summer Dessert Recipes like; Bing Cherry Fool, Black Forest Trifle, and Roasted Mango with Brown Sugar Topping. Find these recipes and more all at the Diabetic Living Online Recipe website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

Diabetic Summer Dessert Recipes
When it comes to light summer desserts, recipes featuring stone fruits — such as peaches, apricots, plums, and cherries — are a healthy and delicious choice. Try one of these fruit dessert recipes for a refreshing summer treat that is sure to impress.

Bing Cherry Fool
Bursting with antioxidants and natural sweet-tartness, cherries are perfect in a cool, rich fool — an English dessert made from pureed fruit and whipped cream. Enjoy a 1/2-cup serving for fewer than 150 calories and only 3 grams of fat……….

Black Forest Trifle
Sugar-free cake and pudding mixes are the secrets to this winning summer fruit dessert recipe. No one will ever guess that this cherry-studded delight is low enough in calories, fat, and carbs to fit into a diabetes meal plan……….

Roasted Mango with Brown Sugar Topping
Served warm and topped with dollops of fat-free ice cream, mango is the main ingredient in this low-calorie dessert that takes only 10 minutes to bake. Prepare the brown sugar topping up to one day ahead and refrigerate until baking time………..

* Click the link below to get all the Diabetic Summer Dessert Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/dessert/diabetic-summer-dessert-recipes

Turkey Tenderloin with Grilled Corn-Mango Salsa

April 17, 2018 at 5:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I came across a recipe off the Jennie – O Turkey website (https://www.jennieo.com/) for a Turkey Tenderloin with Grilled Corn-Mango Salsa. Featuring Mango, Bell Peppers, Jalapenos, and JENNIE-O® Turkey Breast Tenderloin as some of the needed ingredients. It’s only 200 calories and 14 net carbs per serving! Again you can find this recipe along with all the other delicious and healthy recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. So Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2018! https://www.jennieo.com/

Turkey Tenderloin with Grilled Corn-Mango Salsa
Sometimes the right salsa can make all the difference in the world. This grilled corn mango salsa puts a colorful, tropical spin on our seasoned turkey tenderloin. The juxtaposition will leave your guests with jaws dropped – in a good way!

INGREDIENTS
2 cups grilled corn kernels
1 mango, chopped
½ cup diced red bell pepper
1 jalapeño, seeded and diced
¼ cup thinly sliced red onion
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
1 (24-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Turkey Breast Tenderloin
1 teaspoon seasoned pepper
fresh cilantro leaves

DIRECTIONS
1) In medium bowl, combine corn, mango, red bell pepper, jalapeño, onion, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil and salt. Set aside.
2) Sprinkle turkey tenderloin with seasoned pepper. Cook turkey tenderloin as specified on package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Let stand 10 minutes. Slice and top with corn mixture.
3) Garnish with cilantro leaves, if desired.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 200
Protein2 2g
Carbohydrates 17g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 6g
Fat 4g
Cholesterol 50mg
Sodium 570mg
Saturated Fat 1g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/1152-turkey-tenderloin-with-grilled-corn-mango-salsa

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Avocado and Mango Salad with Acai-Berry Vinaigrette

June 26, 2017 at 5:31 AM | Posted in Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is Avocado and Mango Salad with Acai-Berry Vinaigrette. The recipe is from the Diabetic Gourmet website and magazine. The Diabetic Gourmet website has a great selection of Diabetic Friendly recipes along with tips and news on how to manage your Diabetes. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://diabeticgourmet.com/

 

Avocado and Mango Salad with Acai-Berry Vinaigrette

This fresh and nutritious salad of chopped greens, sliced avocado and mango is drizzled with a vibrant vinaigrette dressing.

Ingredients

1/2 cup V8 V-Fusion Acai Mixed Berry juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 clove garlic, minced
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
6 cups chopped Romaine lettuce
1 medium mango, peeled, seeded and sliced (about 1 1/2 cups)
1 medium avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced (about 1 1/2 cups)
Fresh raspberries for garnish (optional)

Directions

Beat the V8, oil, vinegar, water, mustard, garlic and black pepper in a medium bowl with a whisk or fork.
Divide the lettuce among 4 salad bowls. Top with the mango and avocado slices. Spoon 2 tablespoons vinaigrette over each salad.
Garnish with fresh raspberries, if desired. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Calories: 122Protein: 1g
Sodium: 49 mg
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 8g
Carbohydrates: 12g

http://diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/html/1261.shtml

Healthy Smoothie Recipes

January 20, 2017 at 7:19 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Healthy Smoothie Recipes. Fire up the blender for these delicious and healthy Smoothie Recipes. Smoothies like; Cherry-Blueberry-Banana Smoothies, Carrot-Mango-Green Tea Smoothies, and Chocolate-Banana Sipper. Find them all on one of my favorite recipe websites, Diabetic Living Online. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2017. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 
Healthy Smoothie RecipesDiabetic living logo

When you want something cold and refreshing, nothing tastes better than a fruit smoothie or icy blended drink. For a diabetes-friendly breakfast or snack, break out the blender and try some of these yogurt or nondairy diabetic smoothies packed with berries, veggies, and more.

 

 

Cherry-Blueberry-Banana Smoothies

You only need five ingredients and a blender to enjoy this Greek yogurt smoothie featuring tart cherries, sweet bananas, and smooth almond milk. Enjoy the low-fat, low-calorie, low-carb drink for breakfast or a snack…..

 
Carrot-Mango-Green Tea Smoothies

Not one, not two, but three power foods–carrots, green tea, and chia seeds–kick up the health value of this nondairy smoothie. Mango and ginger add fresh tropical flavor to the 69-calorie drink…..

 
Chocolate-Banana Sipper

Honey, vanilla, cocoa powder, and fresh banana come together in a decadent but low-calorie dessert or snack. Plus, this smoothie has 5 grams of protein and only 23 grams of carb, making it a great post-workout snack…..

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Smoothie Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/drink/healthy-smoothie-recipes

Low-Carb Coffee and Tea Drink Recipes

July 21, 2016 at 5:14 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Low-Carb Coffee and Tea Drink Recipes. Make your favorite healthier! Recipes including; Iced Mocha, Strawberry Iced Tea, and Mango Green Tea Smoothies. Find them all at the Diabetic Living Online website, home of Diabetic-Friendly Recipes! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 
Low-Carb Coffee and Tea Drink RecipesDiabetic living logo

Coffeehouse drinks can pour on unwanted calories and carbs. Be your own barista and opt for homemade beverages to eliminate the mystery. Our easy, café-worthy coffee and tea recipes are low in carbs and calories, allowing you to get your morning caffeine fix or afternoon refresher without jolting your healthy eating plan.

 

 

Iced Mocha

For an afternoon pick-me-up, make this chocolaty coffee-shop favorite. Our super-simple at-home version has just 46 calories and 7 grams of carb per serving, so you won’t break your calorie and carb budget……

 
Strawberry Iced Tea

We steeped loose black tea with crushed berries and lemon peel to infuse the iced drink with fruity flavor. With a seriously low carb count (7 grams per serving!), this refreshing tea recipe is a perfect alternative to sugary fruit drinks on hot summer days……

 
Mango Green Tea Smoothies

This isn’t your typical breakfast smoothie. We kicked up the health value by blending antioxidant-rich green tea with frozen mango, carrots, and chia seeds. The nondairy smoothie is low-calorie and low-carb……

 

 

* Click the link below to see all the Low-Carb Coffee & Tea Drink Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/drink/low-carb-coffee-tea-drink-recipes

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