Appetizer of the Week – Chunky Grilled Vegetable Guacamole

March 13, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is Chunky Grilled Vegetable Guacamole. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Canola Oil, Zucchini, Red Bell Pepper, Avocado, Red Onion, Lime, and Cilantro. There’s 80 calories and 2 net carbs per serving. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Chunky Grilled Vegetable Guacamole
The best thing to say about this recipe is… — yum! Enjoy this delicious guacamole as a snack or appetizer with whole grain tortillas. It’’s also nice as a side to grilled fish, chicken or any Mexican dish.

Recipe Ingredients:
2 tablespoons canola oil – divided use (plus more for the grill)
1 small zucchini, cut lengthwise in 3 long strips
1 red bell pepper, cored, seeds removed, sliced in half
1 just ripe avocado, peeled, sliced in half
1/2 small red onion, sliced in half
Juice of 1 lime
1/4 cup cilantro, minced

Cooking Directions:
1 – Prepare grill by brushing with canola oil. Preheat grill to medium-high.
2 – Lightly brush both sides of vegetables with 1 tablespoon of the canola oil. Place zucchini strips, bell pepper, avocado and onion halves on the grill for about 3 to 4 minutes per side.
3 – Remove from grill. Finely dice zucchini, pepper and onion. Place in large bowl. Add avocado and mash in.
4 – Stir in remaining canola oil, lime juice and cilantro. Refrigerate until serving.
Makes 8 (1/4 cup) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories 80; Total Fat 7g; Saturated Fat 1g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 0mg; Potassium 185mg; Carbohydrates 4g; Fiber 2g; Sugars 1g; Protein 1g.
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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Broccoli-Rice Casserole

February 15, 2021 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 Broccoli-Rice Casserole. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Cooking Spray, Onions, Celery, Red Bell Pepper, Condensed Broccoli and Cheese Soup (undiluted), Sour Cream, Cooked Rice, Frozen Chopped Broccoli, and Tomato. Enjoy! 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/

Broccoli-Rice Casserole
Pair this warm and creamy casserole with your favorite entree for a tasty and comforting meal!

Ingredients
Nonstick cooking spray
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed broccoli and cheese soup, undiluted
1/4 cup sour cream
2 cups cooked rice
1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained
1 tomato, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices

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

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 11/2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Coat large skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and bell pepper; cook and stir until crisp-tender. Stir in soup and sour cream. Layer rice and broccoli in prepared baking dish. Top evenly with soup mixture.

3 – Bake, covered, 20 minutes. Top with tomato slices. Bake, uncovered, 10 minutes.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 157 calories, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 8 mg, Sodium: 391 mg, Fiber: 3 g
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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Crustless Ham and Asparagus Quiche

January 26, 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 Crustless Ham and Asparagus Quiche. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Asparagus, Red Bell Pepper, Low Fat 1% Milk, All purpose Flour, Egg Whites, Egg, Deli Ham, Basil, Salt, Pepper, and Finely Shredded Swiss Cheese. The Dish is 138 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 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Crustless Ham and Asparagus Quiche
This low-carb quiche delivers two things: golden crispiness on the outside and 100 percent delectable flavor on the inside!

Ingredients
2 cups sliced asparagus (1/2-inch pieces)
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 cup low-fat (1%) milk
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
4 egg whites
1 egg
1 cup chopped cooked deli ham
2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon or basil
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup finely shredded Swiss cheese

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

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine asparagus, bell pepper, and 1 tablespoon water in microwavable bowl. Cover with waxed paper; microwave on HIGH 2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Drain vegetables.

2 – Whisk milk and flour in large bowl. Whisk in egg whites and egg until well combined. Stir in vegetables, ham, tarragon, salt, if desired, and black pepper. Pour into 9-inch pie plate. Bake 35 minutes. Sprinkle cheese over quiche; bake 5 minutes or until center is set and cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Cut into 6 wedges.

Variations: Add 1 clove minced garlic. Add 2 tablespoons chopped green onion.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 138 calories, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Protein: 13 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 25 mg, Sodium: 439 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Polenta Triangles

January 3, 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 – Polenta Triangles. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Uncooked Yellow Corn Grits, Fat Free Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth, Garlic Cloves, Crumbled Feta Cheese, and Red Bell Pepper. The Dish is 62 calories and 8 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/

Polenta Triangles
Ingredients

Polenta Triangles

1/2 cup uncooked yellow corn grits
1 1/2 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
1 red bell pepper, roasted,* peeled and finely chopped

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1 triangle

1 – Combine grits and 1/2 cup chicken broth in small bowl; mix well. Pour remaining 1 cup broth into large heavy saucepan; bring to a boil. Add moistened grits and garlic; mix well. Return to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover; cook 20 minutes. Remove from heat; add feta cheese. Stir until cheese is completely melted. Add roasted bell pepper; mix well.

2 – Spray 8-inch square baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Spoon grits mixture into prepared pan. With wet fingertips, press grits evenly into pan. Refrigerate until cold.

3 – Spray grid with nonstick cooking spray. Prepare grill for direct cooking. Turn polenta out onto cutting board; cut into 2-inch squares. Cut each square diagonally into 2 triangles.

4 – Place polenta triangles on grid. Grill over medium-high heat 1 minute or until bottoms are lightly browned. Turn triangles over; grill until browned and crisp.

*Note. Place pepper on foil-lined broiler pan; broil 15 minutes or until blackened on all sides, turning every 5 minutes. Place pepper in paper bag. Close bag; let stand 15 minutes before peeling.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 62 calories, Carbohydrates: 9 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 6 mg, Sodium: 142 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Whole-Grain Rotini with Asparagus and Chicken

December 8, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for Whole-Grain Rotini with Asparagus and Chicken to pass along. Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Red Bell Pepper, Whole Grain Rotini Pasta, Olive Oil, Asparagus, Chicken Breast, Mushrooms, Fat-Free Low-Sodium Chicken Broth, Romano Cheese and more! Another Delicious and Healthy recipe 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/

Whole-Grain Rotini with Asparagus and Chicken
In-season, fresh asparagus, bite-size chicken breast, red bell peppers and mushrooms are the stars of this nutritious and satisfying meal. Whole-grain rotini adds an extra boost of fiber — and flavor!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 18 minutes.

1 large red bell pepper
8 ounces whole-grain rotini pasta
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 pound fresh asparagus, ends trimmed, cut into 2–2 1/2-inch pieces
1 pound cooked chicken breast (skinless and boneless), cut into bite-size pieces
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 1/4 cups fat-free low-sodium chicken broth
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh thyme
1/4 cup grated Romano cheese
Black pepper to taste

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 1/2 cups

1 – Cut bell pepper into approximately 2 1/2-inch pieces and arrange pieces on a broiler-safe pan. Place in broiler, and broil until flesh is soft and skin has some browning. Remove and let cool. Once cool, cut into strips. Bring at least 2 quarts of water to a boil, add rotini, and cook for about 8–10 minutes. Drain and reserve in a bowl. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add asparagus and sauté for 2 minutes. Add chicken breast and garlic and stir constantly for about 1 minute more to heat (if sticking occurs, add 2 tablespoons of the chicken broth rather than more oil). Quickly add mushrooms, red pepper, chicken broth, and thyme. Heat until just about boiling then quickly add reserved pasta and combine with a slotted spoon or spatula. Carefully transfer mixture into a large pasta or serving dish and top with Romano cheese and black pepper.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 448 calories, Carbohydrates: 50 g, Protein: 35 g, Fat: 12 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 80 mg, Sodium: 690 mg, Fiber: 8 g
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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Quick Turkey Pot Pie

December 1, 2020 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 Dish of the Week is a Quick Turkey Pot Pie. Great recipe for those Thanksgiving Day Dinner Leftovers! Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing to make this week’s dish are Red Bell Pepper, Onion, Fat-Free Reduced-Sodium Chicken Broth, Potato, Spices, Turkey Breast, Peas, Buttermilk 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 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Quick Turkey Pot Pie
Looking for a way to use up that Thanksgiving turkey? You can’t go wrong with this quick and easy pot pie! Featuring turkey breast, potatoes, peas and bell peppers, it will give a new life to your leftovers!

Ingredients
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup diced red bell pepper
1 small onion, chopped
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 cup cubed peeled potato
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast (about 10 ounces)
1/3 cup frozen peas
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
3 tablespoons cold reduced-fat stick margarine, cubed
3 to 5 tablespoons buttermilk

Directions
Yield: 5 servings
Serving size: 1 biscuit and 3/4 cup turkey mixture

1. Preheat oven to 425°F.

2. For filling, heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add bell pepper, celery and onion; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in flour until blended. Stir in broth, potato, thyme, salt and black pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes.

3. Stir in turkey and peas; simmer 5 to 7 minutes, or until potato is tender and peas are hot. Pour into 1- to 1 1/2-quart casserole dish.

4. For topping, combine flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda in medium bowl. Cut in margarine with pastry blender or two knives until margarine is size of peas. Stir in buttermilk until dough forms. Place on floured surface; knead lightly. Pat out to about 1/2-inch thickness. Cut dough into 5 biscuits with 2- to 2 1/2 inch biscuit cutter, rerolling dough as needed. Place biscuits on top of filling. Bake 12 to 14 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Tip: This fast and delicious recipe will please both adults and children. The recipe is quick because most ingredients are common pantry staples. The fresh (and frozen) vegetables make it a healthy version of an old favorite. You can substitute the vegetables in the recipe for other vegetables you may have on hand, such as broccoli, carrots or cauliflower.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 250 calories, Carbohydrates: 30 g, Protein: 18 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 38 mg, Sodium: 505 mg, Fiber: 3 g
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Appetizer of the Week – Sweet Red Pepper Hummus

August 15, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is Sweet Red Pepper Hummus. To make this recipe you’ll be needing Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Fresh Lemon Juice, Apple Cider Vinegar, Parsley, Salt, Cumin, Splenda Granulated No Calorie Sweetener, Garbanzo Beans, Red Bell Pepper, and Olive Oil Flavored Cooking Spray. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Sweet Red Pepper Hummus
A delicious dip to serve at any party!

Recipe Ingredients:
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cumin
2 tablespoons Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 (19-ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained
2 cups chopped red bell pepper
Olive oil-flavored cooking spray

Cooking Directions:
1 – Spray non-stick sauté pan with olive oil spray. Sauté red peppers for 4 to 5 minutes. Set aside.
2 – In food processor, add all ingredients including red peppers. Purée for 1 minute, scrape the sides, and continue to purée until smooth.
3 – Refrigerate until serving time.
Makes 15 (1/4 cup) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/15 of recipe; 1/4 cup): Calories: 60; Calories from Fat: 15; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 190mg; Total Carbs: 10g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 2g; Protein: 2g.
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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Grilled Chicken With Corn and Black Bean Salsa

July 14, 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 Grilled Chicken With Corn and Black Bean Salsa. Kick it up a little with this week’s recipe of Grilled Chicken With Corn and Black Bean Salsa! The Dish is made using Corn, Red Bell Pepper, Black Beans, Avocado, Cilantro, Lime Juice, Pickled Jalapeño Pepper, Salt, Pepper, Chili Powder, Chicken Breasts, and Nonstick Cooking Spray. Winner, Winner…….. This recipe comes 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/

Grilled Chicken With Corn and Black Bean Salsa
Put a twist on your traditional grilled chicken with this recipe, featuring flavorful salsa with a spicy jalapeño kick!

Ingredients
1/2 cup corn
1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
1/2 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 ripe medium avocado, diced
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped sliced pickled jalapeño pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 ounces each), pounded to 1/2-inch thickness
Nonstick cooking spray

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 chicken breast and 1/4 cup salsa

1. Combine corn, bell pepper, beans, avocado, cilantro, lime juice, jalapeño and 1/4 teaspoon salt in medium bowl. Set aside.

2. Combine black pepper, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and chili powder in small bowl; sprinkle over chicken.

3. Coat grill pan with cooking spray. Cook chicken over medium-high heat 4 minutes per side or until no longer pink in center.

4. Serve chicken topped with half of salsa; refrigerate remaining salsa for another use.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 230 calories, Carbohydrates: 16 g, Protein: 30 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 60 mg, Sodium: 425 mg, Fiber: 5 g
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Savory Bread Pudding

July 9, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I also have a Savory Bread Pudding recipe I’m passing along. This one is made using Olive Oil, Red Bell Pepper, Onion, Egg Whites, Low Fat Milk, Apple and Maple Chicken Sausage, Whole Wheat Bread, and Shredded Low Fat Cheddar Cheese. This recipe is also 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/

Savory Bread Pudding
The best of both worlds come together with this recipe for bread pudding; combining sweet apples, chicken and maple breakfast sausage for the ultimate fall flavor combo. A great dish if you’re attending a big family dinner or a potluck with friends, this recipe is sure to become a go-to this season!

Ingredients
1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 cup diced onion
3 large egg whites
2 cups low-fat (1%) milk
9 small links (6 ounces) fully cooked chicken, apple, and maple breakfast sausage, thinly sliced
8 slices whole wheat or multigrain bread, cut into 1-inch squares
1/2 cup shredded low-fat sharp Cheddar cheese

Directions
Yield:
6 servings

Serving size:
1/6 of recipe

Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 11×7-inch baking dish or shallow casserole with nonstick cooking spray. Heat large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add oil, bell pepper, and onion. Cook 6 to 8 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; set aside.

Meanwhile, whisk together egg whites and milk in large bowl. Stir in sausage and bread; mix well. Add cooked vegetables; mix again. Transfer mixture to prepared baking dish, pressing down lightly. (At this point, dish may be covered and refrigerated up to 6 hours before baking.)

Bake, uncovered, 40 to 45 minutes or until puffed and center is set. Remove from oven. Sprinkle cheese over pudding. Return to oven; bake 2 minutes or until cheese melts slightly. Cut into 6 squares.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 224 calories, Carbohydrates: 23 g, Protein: 17 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 34 mg, Sodium: 489 mg, Fiber: 3 g
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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Barley Risotto

July 5, 2020 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 Barley Risotto. To make this week’s dish you’ll be needing Canola Oil, Shallot, Pearled Barley, Vegetable Broth, Dry White Wine, Asparagus, Red Bell Pepper, Grated Parmesan Cheese, Salt and Pepper. There you have it! 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/

Barley Risotto
Swapping out the rice makes this recipe less expensive — and more flavorful!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes.

1 1/2 tablespoons canola oil
1 large shallot, chopped
3/4 cup pearled barley
1 3/4 cup vegetable stock or no salt added chicken broth
1/4 cup dry white wine
1 bunch asparagus, trimmed of tough ends and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 red bell pepper
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – Heat canola oil in a pressure cooker. Add shallot and barley and cook, stirring constantly, about 3 minutes. Add stock and wine, secure lid on cooker and bring to high pressure. Cook for 15–20 minutes at high pressure. While barley is cooking, steam asparagus until tender-crisp. Cut bell pepper into thin, short strips. When barley cooking time is up, remove pressure cooker from stove and quick-release pressure. If risotto is a little soupy, cook uncovered for a few more minutes until liquid is reduced. Fold in asparagus, bell pepper, and Parmesan cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 240 calories, Carbohydrates: 35 g, Protein: 10 g, Fat: 8 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 6 mg, Sodium: 417 mg, Fiber: 7 g
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“When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use; when diet is correct, medicine is of no need." --Ayurvedic proverb

dandyeats

a little girl with a big appetite

Wholesomm

steak & merlot? try plants & pinot!

OsagePrairie

Serendipity in the Osage

Suglin Cookbook

Quarantine Cooks