Turkey Sandwiches With Roasted Bell Peppers

November 25, 2021 at 1:17 PM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, leftovers, turkey | Leave a comment
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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone, hope you are enjoying the day! Just in time for all the Turkey Leftovers, here’s a recipe for Turkey Sandwiches With Roasted Bell Peppers. To make these Delicious Leftovers you’ll be needing Red Bell Peppers, Whole Grain Bread, Reduced Fat Mayonnaise, Romaine Lettuce, Red Onion, Roasted Turkey Breast Slices, and Basil Leaves. What a way to use Leftovers! 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/

Turkey Sandwiches With Roasted Bell Peppers
Trying to figure out what to do with your Thanksgiving leftovers? Give these tasty turkey sandwiches a try! Packed with fresh veggies and whole grains, they’re sure to keep you fueled for hours.

Ingredients
2 large red bell peppers
8 slices whole-grain or millet bread
1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
8 spinach leaves or 4 romaine lettuce leaves
8 thin slices red onion
1/2 pound thinly sliced skinless roasted turkey breast
8 large fresh basil leaves (optional)

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 sandwich

1. Preheat broiler. Cut bell peppers into quarters; discard stems, membranes, and seeds. Place peppers, skin side up, on foil-lined baking sheet. Broil 3 inches from heat 10 minutes, or until skin is blackened. Wrap peppers in foil from baking sheet; let stand 10 minutes. Peel off skin and discard.

2. Spread 4 bread slices with mayonnaise. Top with spinach, onion, turkey, peppers, and basil, if desired. Top with remaining bread slices.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 262 calories, Carbohydrates: 34 g, Protein: 22 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 52 mg, Sodium: 301 mg, Fiber: 11 g
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Tuna Cakes with Creamy Cucumber

January 10, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I also have a recipe for Tuna Cakes with Creamy Cucumber to pass along. Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Cucumber, Fat-Free Plain Greek Yogurt, Spices, Carrots, Green Onion, Reduced-Fat Mayonnaise, Panko Bread Crumbs, Albacore Tuna in Water 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/

Tuna Cakes with Creamy Cucumber
Ingredients
1/2 cup finely chopped cucumber
1/2 cup fat-free plain yogurt or fat-free plain Greek yogurt
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill or 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning salt
1/3 cup shredded carrots
1/4 cup sliced green onion
1/4 cup finely chopped celery
1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
2 teaspoons spicy brown mustard
1 cup panko bread crumbs, divided
1 can (12 ounces) albacore tuna in water, drained
1 tablespoon canola oil or olive oil, divided
Lemon wedges (optional)

Directions
Yield: 5 servings
Serving size: 1 tuna cake and 2 tablespoons sauce per serving

1 – For sauce, stir together cucumber, yogurt, dill, and lemon-pepper seasoning. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.

2 – In mixing bowl combine carrots, onion, celery, mayonnaise, and mustard. Stir in 1/2 cup panko. Add tuna and mix until combined.

3 – Place remaining panko in shallow dish. Shape tuna mixture into 5 (1/2-inch-thick) patties. Dip patties in panko, lightly coating.

4 – In 10-inch nonstick skillet heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil. Add patties. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat 5 to 6 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Add remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to skillet when patties are turned. Serve with yogurt mixture and garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.

Tip: To reduce the sodium in this recipe, use salt-free lemon-pepper seasoning blend that has no sodium.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 187 calories, Carbohydrates: 13 g, Protein: 13 g, Fat: 9 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 25 mg, Sodium: 654 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Simple Coleslaw Recipe

September 27, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have another Diabetic Friendly Side Dish to pass along, Simple Coleslaw Recipe. This one is made using Reduced-Fat Mayonnaise, Cider Vinegar, Celery Salt, Splenda, Cabbage, Purple Cabbage, and Carrots. 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/

Simple Coleslaw Recipe
A quintessential barbecue side, this quick and easy homemade coleslaw dish is the perfect addition to your next cookout. Requiring just five minutes and 10 minutes of preparation time, you can whip up a batch in a jiffy!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes

2/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon celery salt
1 1/2 teaspoons Splenda artificial sweetener
1 bag (16 ounces) shredded coleslaw mix (cabbage, purple cabbage, carrot)

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

1 – In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, celery salt, and Splenda. Place coleslaw mix in a large bowl. Pour dressing over and toss to coat well. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour to allow coleslaw to “soften.” Stir well before serving.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 42 calories, Carbohydrates: 5 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 217 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Spicy Eggplant Burgers

August 11, 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 – Spicy Eggplant Burgers. Another fantastic way to use Egg Plant! These are made using Egg Plants, Egg Whites, Italian Style Panko Bread Crumbs, Cooking Spray, Reduced Fat Mayonnaise, Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns, Baby Spinach, Tomato, and Sliced Pepper Jack 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/

Spicy Eggplant Burgers
Make your next cookout meat free with this flavorful eggplant burger — so tasty, it’s sure to please vegetarians and omnivores alike!

Ingredients
1 eggplant (1 1/4 pounds), peeled
2 egg whites
1/2 cup Italian-style panko bread crumbs
Nonstick cooking spray
3 tablespoons reduced-fat chipotle mayonnaise or regular reduced-fat mayonnaise
4 whole-wheat hamburger buns, warmed
1 1/2 cups loosely packed baby spinach
8 thin slices tomato
4 slices pepper jack cheese

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 burger

1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray. Cut 4 slices (1/2-inch thick) from widest part of eggplant. Beat egg whites in shallow bowl. Place panko on medium plate.

2. Dip eggplant slices in egg whites; dredge in bread crumbs, pressing gently to adhere. Place on prepared baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes or until golden brown; turn and coat with cooking spray. Bake 15 minutes.

3. Spread mayonnaise on bottom halves of buns and top with spinach, tomatoes and eggplant slice. Top with cheese and tops of buns.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 349 calories, Carbohydrates: 47 g, Protein: 16 g, Fat: 12 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 20 mg, Sodium: 628 mg, Fiber: 13 g
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Mexican-Style Corn on the Cob

May 6, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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On a post earlier today, I’ve got a BUFFALO CHORIZO QUESADILLAS from Wild Idea Buffalo and to go with that I have a recipe for Mexican-Style Corn on the Cob. And to make this dish you’ll be needing Reduced-Fat Mayonnaise, Chili Powder, Grated Lime Peel, 4 Ears Corn, and Grated Parmesan Cheese. It’s a South of the Border Flare Meal tonight! So this 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/

Mexican-Style Corn on the Cob
Chili powder and lime add a bit of kick to this barbecue classic!

Ingredients
2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
4 ears corn, shucked
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions
Yield: 4 servings

1 – Prepare grill for direct cooking. Combine mayonnaise, chili powder, and lime peel in small bowl; set aside.

2 – Grill corn over medium-high heat, uncovered, 4 to 6 minutes or until lightly charred, turning 3 times. Immediately spread mayonnaise mixture over corn. Sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 96 calories, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 5 mg, Sodium: 104 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/sides/mexican-style-corn-on-the-cob/

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