Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Avocado and Blueberry Fruit Salad

February 21, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Side Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is a Avocado and Blueberry Fruit Salad. Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Honey, Plain Nonfat Yogurt, Spices, Orange Juice, Avocado, Blueberries and more! 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/

Avocado and Blueberry Fruit Salad
This simple salad uses fresh ingredients that you may already have stocked up in your fridge. Featuring fresh blueberries, mango, avocado and walnuts on a bed of greens drizzled with a honey-and-cinnamon dressing, it’s a great way to get a taste of spring!

Ingredients
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper
1 large, ripe avocado, cut into slices
2 cups fresh blueberries, rinsed and drained
2 cups peeled, diced apple
2 cups diced fresh mango
1 (5-ounce) package (8 cups) salad greens
2 tablespoons chopped chives or green onion
2 tablespoons toasted, coarsely chopped walnuts

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1/6 of recipe

1. Whisk together dressing ingredients and set aside.

2. Place avocado, blueberries, apple, and mango in medium bowl and toss with 4 tablespoons salad dressing. Toss salad greens in large bowl with remainder of salad dressing, and distribute evenly between 6 salad plates. Place equal portions of avocado mixture on each serving of greens. Sprinkle with chopped chives and toasted walnuts before serving.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 186 calories, Carbohydrates: 33 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 65 mg, Fiber: 6 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/avocado-and-blueberry-fruit-salad/

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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Lemon Broccoli Pasta

October 26, 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 Lemon Broccoli Pasta. To make this week’s dish you’ll be needing Sliced Green Onions, Garlic, Reduced Sodium Vegetable Broth, Grated Lemon Peel, Black Pepper, Frozen Broccoli Florets, Angel Hair Pasta, Plain NonFat Yogurt, and Grated Reduced Fat Parmesan 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/

Lemon Broccoli Pasta
This pasta tastes so rich and creamy, you’ll never believe it has just 1 gram of fat per serving!

Ingredients
3 tablespoons sliced green onions
1 clove garlic, minced
2 cups reduced-sodium vegetable broth
1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups fresh or frozen broccoli florets
3 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
1/3 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons grated reduced-fat Parmesan cheese

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – Spray large saucepan with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add green onions and garlic; cook and stir 3 minutes or until green onions are tender.

2 – Stir broth, lemon peel, and pepper into saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in broccoli and pasta; return to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, uncovered, 6 to 7 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring frequently.

3 – Remove from heat. Stir in yogurt until well blended. Let stand 5 minutes. Top with cheese before serving. Garnish as desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 120 calories, Carbohydrates: 20 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 125 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/lemon-broccoli-pasta/

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt

June 27, 2019 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 – Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt. Here’s an easy made and low calorie Diabetic Friendly Dessert that’s sure to please, Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt. Made using 5 ingredients; Plain Nonfat Yogurt, Fat Free Half and Half, Sugar, Vanilla, and Mini Semisweet Chocolate Chips. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website which has a huge selection of Diabetes Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! So be sure to check it out. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt

Ingredients
1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1/2 cup fat-free half-and-half
2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips

Directions
1 – Stir yogurt, half-and-half, sugar, and vanilla in medium bowl until well blended.

2 – Freeze yogurt mixture in ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s directions until soft. Add chocolate chips; freeze until firm.

Yield: 6 servings.

Serving size: 1/3 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 87 calories, Carbohydrates: 14 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 4 mg, Sodium: 52 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/chocolate-chip-frozen-yogurt/

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