Healthy Baked Potato Recipes

January 9, 2022 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell Website and Magazine it’s Healthy Baked Potato Recipes. Find Delicious and Healthy Baked Potato Recipes which include recipes like Marinara Meat Sauce Topped Baked Potato, Cheeseburger Stuffed Baked Potatoes, and Sour Cream andHerb Baked Potatoes. 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 2022! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Baked Potato Recipes
Find healthy, delicious baked potato recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Marinara Meat Sauce Topped Baked Potato
Break out of your pasta routine by subbing in a baked potato in this simple and satisfying dinner for one……

Cheeseburger Stuffed Baked Potatoes
Skip the bun and serve all of your favorite cheeseburger ingredients–beef, cheese, tomatoes, red onions and lettuce–with baked potatoes for a hearty and easy dinner recipe that kids and adults will love. Feel free to swap out the ground beef for ground turkey or tofu crumbles……

Sour Cream and Herb Baked Potatoes
Yogurt, sour cream and herbs are combined to make a perky topping for these healthy baked potatoes. Add some sliced tomatoes on the side to brighten up the plate and spoon some of the sauce over them too……

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Baked Potato Recipes
https://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19314/side-dishes/potato/baked-potato/

Appetizer of the Week – Chicken Nuggets with Barbecue Dipping Sauce

January 8, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is Chicken Nuggets with Barbecue Dipping Sauce. To prepare the Nuggets you’ll be needing Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, All Purpose Flour, Salt, Pepper, Reduced Fat Baked Cheese Crackers, Oregano, Egg White, Water, BBQ Sauce, and Sugar Free Peach Fruit Spread. 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 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Chicken Nuggets with Barbecue Dipping Sauce
This recipe is sure to score a touchdown with your game-day crew. The key to these yummy chicken nuggets is the breading, which contains reduced-fat baked cheese crackers. Whip up this simple recipe during pregame to whet everyone’s appetite. The dipping sauce uses an unexpected ingredient to deliver its lip-smacking flavor.

Ingredients
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
Dash black pepper
2 cups crushed reduced-fat baked cheese crackers
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 egg white
1 tablespoon water
3 tablespoons barbecue sauce
2 tablespoons no-sugar-added peach or apricot fruit spread

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 5 nuggets with about 2 teaspoons sauce

1 – Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut chicken into 40 (1-inch) pieces.

2 – Place flour, salt, and pepper in large resealable food storage bag. Combine cracker crumbs and oregano in shallow bowl. Whisk together egg white and water in small bowl.

3 – Place 6 to 8 chicken pieces in bag with flour mixture; seal bag. Shake until chicken is well coated. Remove chicken from bag; shake off excess flour. Coat all sides of chicken pieces with egg white mixture. Roll in crumb mixture. Place in shallow baking pan. Repeat with remaining chicken pieces. Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until golden brown.

4 – Meanwhile, combine barbecue sauce and jam in small saucepan; cook and stir over low heat until heated through. Serve chicken nuggets with dipping sauce.

Note: To freeze chicken nuggets, cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Wrap chicken in plastic wrap, making packages of 5 nuggets each. Place packages in freezer container or plastic freezer bag. Freeze.

Note: To reheat nuggets, preheat oven to 325°F. Bake nuggets on ungreased baking sheet 13 to 15 minutes or until heated through or microwave 4 to 5 nuggets on microwavable plate at DEFROST (30%) 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 minutes or until heated through, turning once.

Note: For each serving, stir together about 1 1/2 teaspoons barbecue sauce and 1/2 teaspoon jam in small microwavable dish. Microwave on HIGH 10 to 15 seconds or until hot.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 167 calories, Carbohydrates: 16 g, Protein: 14 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 61 mg, Sodium: 313 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snacks-appetizers/chicken-nuggets-barbecue-dipping-sauce/

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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Roasted Garlic-Parmesan Cauliflower

December 26, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is Roasted Garlic-Parmesan Cauliflower. To make this week’s Dish you’ll be needing Minced Garlic, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Cauliflower, Cooking Spray, Salt, Pepper, and Shredded Parmesan Cheese. There’s 56 calories and 2 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 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Roasted Garlic-Parmesan Cauliflower
Following a ketogenic or otherwise low-carb diet? You’ll love this savory side! Made with cauliflower, extra-virgin olive oil, minced garlic, and shredded parmesan, it contains just 3

grams of carbs per serving, but is jam-packed with flavor!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Baking time: 25 minutes

4 teaspoons (or 4 cloves) minced garlic
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 large head cauliflower (about 2 3/4 pounds untrimmed), trimmed and separated into florets
Cooking spray
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

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

1 – Preheat the oven to 425°F. Place garlic, olive oil, and cauliflower in a large zip-top bag; shake to coat cauliflower. Pour into a 9″ x 13″ glass baking dish or large casserole dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper. Bake for 20–25 minutes (or until tender when pierced with a fork); stir halfway through baking. Remove from the oven, sprinkle evenly with Parmesan cheese, and return to the oven for 1–2 minutes, or until cheese melts.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 56 calories, Carbohydrates: 3 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 95 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/roasted-garlic-parmesan-cauliflower/

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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Pork With Spicy Orange Cranberry Sauce

November 30, 2021 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 a Pork With Spicy Orange Cranberry Sauce. To make this week’s Dish you’ll be needing Chili Powder, Ground Cumin, Ground Allspice, Salt, Pepper, Boneless Pork Chops, Canola Oil, Cranberry Sauce, Grated Orange Peel, Ground Cinnamon, and Red Pepper Flakes. 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/

Pork With Spicy Orange Cranberry Sauce
Packed with the cold-weather flavors of cranberry, orange, and cinnamon, this satisfying dish is quick and easy to throw together for supper on a busy weeknight!

Ingredients
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
4 boneless pork chops (about 1 pound)
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce
1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 pork chop and 1/4 cup sauce

1. Combine chili powder, cumin, allspice, salt, and black pepper in small bowl; mix well. Sprinkle evenly over both sides of pork chops.

2. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add pork; cook 4 to 5 minutes on each side, or until barely pink in center.

3. Combine cranberry sauce, orange peel, cinnamon, and red pepper flakes in small bowl; mix well. Serve sauce with pork chops.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 276 calories, Carbohydrates: 28 g, Protein: 20 g, Fat: 9 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 51 mg, Sodium: 204 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/pork-with-spicy-orange-cranberry-sauce/

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STEAK KABOBS WITH CARAMELIZED ONION RELISH

November 14, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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Here’s a recipe for STEAK KABOBS WITH CARAMELIZED ONION RELISH. To make this recipe you’ll be needing Beef Top Sirloin, Garlic Pepper, fresh Basil, Olive Oil, Red Onion, Balsamic Vinegar, Brown Sugar, Salt, and Pepper. Included is the recipe for the Kabob and Relish. There’s 135 calories and 9 carbs per serving. So you can find this Diabetic Friendly recipe and more all at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. You can also sign up to receive wonderful recipes, engaging articles, helpful and healthful tips, critically important news and more. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

STEAK KABOBS WITH CARAMELIZED ONION RELISH
Recipe for Steak Kabobs With Caramelized Onion Relish from our Appetizer recipe section.

Ingredients

Kabobs:

1 beef top sirloin or beef shoulder center (ranch) steak, cut 1-inch thick
1 teaspoon garlic-pepper seasoning
Fresh basil leaves (optional)

Caramelized Onion Relish:

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large red onion, sliced
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

1 – To prepare Kabobs, preheat broiler. Soak twelve 6-inch bamboo skewers in water 10 minutes; drain.
2 – To prepare Caramelized Onion Relish, heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onions; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until tender and beginning to brown, stirring occasionally. Stir in balsamic vinegar and brown sugar. Cook 5 to 7 minutes or until liquid evaporates and onion mixture browns and thickens, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper; keep warm.
3 – Cut beef steak into 1-1/4 inch pieces. Season meat with seasoning blend. Thread 3 beef pieces onto each skewer, leaving small spaces between pieces. Place kabobs on rack of broiler pan so surface of beef is 3 to 4 inches from heat. Broil 7 to 11 minutes for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning once.
Serve kabobs with relish. Garnish with basil leaves, as desired.
Cooking Tip: To grill, place kabobs on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 6 to 8 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 7 to 9 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.

Recipe Yield: Makes 12 appetizer servings.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 135
Fat: 5 grams
Sodium: 117 milligrams
Cholesterol: 25 milligrams
Protein: 13 grams
Carbohydrates: 9 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/steak-kabobs-with-caramelized-onion-relish

Appetizer of the Week -Hot Bean and Corn Salsa

November 6, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is Hot Bean and Corn Salsa. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Lime, Garlic, Salt, Pepper, Black Beans, Pinto Beans, No Salt Added White Corn, Chopped Green Chilies, Jalapeños, Tomatoes, Cilantro, and Avocados. There’s 120 calories and 11 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 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Hot Bean and Corn Salsa
If you’re at a loss for what to serve for the start of football season, you’ll want to try our recipe for hot bean and corn salsa. With its combination of green chilies and fresh jalapeños, this side will be sure to spice up game day!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Chilling time: At least 1 hour

1/3 cup fresh-squeezed lime juice (the juice of approximately 3–4 small limes; do not use lime juice concentrate)
1 teaspoon (or 1 clove) crushed garlic
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (15 1/4 ounces) no-salt-added white corn, drained
1 can (4 1/2 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
1–2 fresh jalapeños, seeded and very finely minced (more or less to taste)
3 medium tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped
1 cup loosely packed, fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
2 ripe avocados, finely chopped

Directions
Yield: 8 cups
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1 – In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, garlic, salt, and black pepper. Place remaining ingredients in a large bowl; stir gently to combine. Add dressing from small bowl and toss gently to coat well. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour to allow flavors to blend. Stir gently and serve with baked tortilla chips or tortillas or enjoy as a side dish or salad.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 120 calories, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 198 mg, Fiber: 6 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snacks-appetizers/hot-bean-and-corn-salsa/

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Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – CHORIZO HASH

October 27, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is CHORIZO HASH. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Wild Idea Buffalo Chorizo, Olive Oil, Onions, Squash, Cumin, Coriander, Salt, Pepper, Chili Powder, Spinach, Lemon, and Chili Flake. You can find this recipe and purchase any of the Wild Idea Buffalo Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

CHORIZO HASH
I used half a pound of Chorizo for this recipe, but if you were wanting to feed a crowd for a casual dinner, just double it up! I think you are going to really like this!

Ingredients: (serves 6 or 4 hungry ranchers)
1 – half pound package Wild Idea Buffalo Chorizo
1 – tablespoon olive oil
1 – cup onions, chopped
2 – cups squash or yams, diced & partially cooked through
1 – teaspoon each; cumin, coriander, salt & pepper
1/4 – teaspoon chili powder
2 to 3 cups – spinach, chopped
I – lemon, juiced
Chili Flake

Preparation:

1 – Prep all ingredients as noted in ingredient list.
2 – In a large sauté pan or cast iron skillet over medium high heat, add olive oil, onions and spices. Stir to incorporate and allow to start to brown.
3 – Crumble in the Chorizo Sausage and break up into the onions with a spatula. Continue to cook until lightly browned.
4 – Stir in squash or yams and stir to incorporate, stirring occasionally. About seven minutes.
5 – Add chopped spinach and stir to incorporate. Add lemon juice and stir in. Reduce heat to low.
6 – Season to taste and finish with a sprinkle of chili flake.
Serve immediately with crusty bread. Leftovers make a great breakfast with a poached egg on the top!
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/chorizo-recipes

 

 

Wild Idea Buffalo Chorizo Sausage
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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Roasted Vegetable Salad With Capers and Walnuts

October 3, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Side Dish of the Week | 1 Comment
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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is a Roasted Vegetable Salad With Capers and Walnuts. To make this week’s Dish you’ll be needing Brussels Sprouts, Yukon Gold Potatoes, Salt, Pepper, Dried Rosemary, Olive Oil, Red Bell Pepper, Walnuts, Capers, and White Wine Vinegar. What a perfect side! 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/

Roasted Vegetable Salad With Capers and Walnuts
Like Brussels sprouts? You’ll love them in this simple salad, where they pair perfectly with roasted potatoes, walnuts, and capers. And what’s more, this dish is perfect for your next potluck!

Ingredients
1 pound small Brussels sprouts, trimmed
1 pound unpeeled small Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into halves
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 red bell pepper, cut into bite-size chunks
1/4 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons capers, drained
1 1/2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

Directions
Yield: 6 to 8 servings
Serving size: 1/6 of total recipe

1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

2. Slash bottoms of Brussels sprouts; place in shallow roasting pan. Add potatoes; sprinkle with salt, black pepper, and rosemary. Drizzle with 3 tablespoons oil; toss to coat. Roast 20 minutes. Stir in bell pepper; roast 15 minutes, or until tender. Transfer to large bowl; stir in walnuts and capers.

3. Whisk remaining 2 tablespoons oil and vinegar in small bowl until blended. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Serve at room temperature.

Potluck tip: To bring Roasted Vegetable Salad as a potluck dish, prepare in advance. Cover and refrigerate up to one day. Serve at room temperature at your host’s home.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 239 calories, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 15 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 208 mg, Fiber: 5 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/roasted-vegetable-salad-with-capers-and-walnuts/

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Kitchen Hint of the Day!

October 2, 2021 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Seasoning made easier………

Keep a shaker filled with a ratio of 75% salt and 25% pepper (or whatever ratio you usually use) next to the stove or you food prep area, and it will be easier to season your food.

Appetizer of the Week – BROCCOLI SALAD WITH PEANUT DRESSING

September 11, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is a BROCCOLI SALAD WITH PEANUT DRESSING. To make this week’s Appetizer you’ll be needing Broccoli Florets, Red Bell Pepper, Red Onion, Smooth Peanut Butter, Sesame Oil, Rice Vinegar, Lime Juice, Reduced Sodium Soy Sauce, Agave Syrup, Salt, Pepper, and Red Pepper Flakes. So you can find this Diabetic Friendly recipe and more all at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. You can also sign up to receive wonderful recipes, engaging articles, helpful and healthful tips, critically important news and more. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

BROCCOLI SALAD WITH PEANUT DRESSING
This recipe takes a tip from Thai cuisine and the peanut dressing is a healthy substitute for high-calorie, high-fat cheese sauces (or butter) that many use to top their broccoli. It is a great tasting topping for this cool salad, and the red onion and red bell pepper provide added nutrition, flavor and color.

Ingredients

4 cups broccoli florets
1 medium red bell pepper, cut in thin strips, about 1 cup
1/3 cup red onion, cut in thin crescents
3 Tbsp. smooth peanut butter, natural and unsweetened
2 tsp. roasted sesame oil
1-2 Tbsp. rice vinegar
2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
1 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tsp. agave syrup
Pinch of salt
Ground black pepper
Red pepper flakes, optional

Directions

1 – Place steamer basket in large saucepan. Add water to depth of 1 inch. Cover and bring the water to boil. Add broccoli, cover and steam over medium-high heat until tender-crisp, 3 minutes. Transfer broccoli to mixing bowl. Add bell pepper and onion.
2 – In small bowl, combine peanut butter and sesame oil. Add vinegar, lime juice, soy sauce and agave and whisk until dressing is smooth. Season dressing to taste with salt and pepper. Pour dressing over vegetables and use fork to toss until salad is well coated. Sprinkle on red pepper flakes, if using, and mix to combine. Cover, and refrigerate the salad for 1 hour before serving, or up to 24 hours. Toss well before serving.

Recipe Yield: Makes 4 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 146
Fat: 9 grams
Saturated Fat: 2 grams
Fiber: 4 grams
Sodium: 255 milligrams
Protein: 6 grams
Carbohydrates: 17 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/broccoli-salad-with-peanut-dressing

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