Slow Cooker Appetizers and Side Dishes

September 29, 2017 at 5:26 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Slow Cooker Appetizers and Side Dishes. Delicious and Diabetic Friendly recipes like; Hot Wing Dip, Five-Spice Chicken Wings, Thai Chicken Wings with Peanut Sauce, and Barbecue Turkey Wedges. Can you tell I love Wings! Find these and more all at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy!


Slow Cooker Appetizers and Side Dishes
Fix these diabetes-friendly appetizers and side dishes quickly, then let them simmer in the slow cooker until they’re ready to serve. We’ve also suggested some fresh salad and vegetable dishes to pair with your slow cooker meals.


Hot Wing Dip
Blue cheese salad dressing balances the hotness of the bottled Buffalo wing sauce, making this a crowd-pleasing dish. Serve with crisp celery sticks……


Five-Spice Chicken Wings
Slow-cooked wings soak up the flavor of plum sauce and spices, creating an Asian taste sensation. Sprinkle with slivered green onions for a pop of color…….


Thai Chicken Wings with Peanut Sauce
These homemade Thai-style appetizers are easy to fix with chicken-wing drummettes and help from a slow cooker. The peanut butter sauce gets its zest from garlic, ground ginger, and crushed red pepper…….


Barbecue Turkey Wedges
Top oven-crisped pita wedges with this savory slow-cooked mixture of tomatoes, barbecue sauce, and lean ground turkey for easy appetizers. Chopped onion and cucumber make a pretty garnish……


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No-Cook Diabetic Meals

August 8, 2017 at 5:20 AM | Posted in diabetes, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its No-Cook Diabetic Meals. Hungry, Don’t feel like cooking, but want it to be Diabetic Friendly, NO Problem! Try these No-Cook Diabetic Meals. Delicious recipes like; Glass Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce, Smoked Salmon Breakfast Wraps, and Peach-Blueberry Parfait. Find these recipes and more all at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy!


No-Cook Diabetic Meals

What do you do when your stomach is rumbling but you just don’t feel like cooking? Turn to these yummy no-cook meals! These easy recipes will satisfy and require only a little chopping, stirring, or mixing.


Glass Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce

For an Asian-inspired meal that doesn’t require a skillet, try this veggie-loaded dish you can make in minutes. High in fiber and featuring a sweet-and-spicy dressing made with peanut butter, honey, crushed pepper, and ginger, this no-cook noodle salad is sure to satisfy……


Smoked Salmon Breakfast Wraps

You’ll love these smoked salmon breakfast wraps you can fix without cooking and grab on the go. Instead of the traditional bagels, this protein-rich take on lox and cream cheese uses whole wheat tortillas……


Peach-Blueberry Parfaits

No time to cook breakfast? No problem. Make a peach-blueberry parfait using fat-free yogurt, lightly sweetened multigrain cereal, and fresh peaches and blueberries…….


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Perfect Picnic Side Dishes

June 17, 2017 at 5:11 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Perfect Picnic Side Dishes. Make that Picnic a perfect one with these delicious and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. Recipes including; Green Apple Slaw, Lemon-Zested Snack Mix, and BLT Cups. Find these and more all at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy!


Perfect Picnic Side Dishes

Warm weather calls for outdoor picnics! Instead of heavy picnic food, bring one of these healthy picnic side dish ideas. Whether you’re looking for a diabetes-friendly picnic salad recipe or a lightened-up potato side dish, we have easy picnic recipes that will wow your friends and family.


Green Apple Slaw

Picnic guests will love the sweet, refreshing flavor of this simple fruit salad recipe. The easy side dish requires just a little chopping and mixing, and it contains 67 calories and 10 grams of carb per serving……


Lemon-Zested Snack Mix

Believe it or not, this low-carb, flavor-packed snack mix comes together in the slow cooker. Friends and family will love munching on the unique picnic recipe idea…..


BLT Cups

For your next picnic or dinner party, serve sandwich-theme salads in portion-controlled cups. Whole wheat croutons, turkey bacon, and cherry tomatoes liven up the creative, low-carb side dish idea……..


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May 11, 2017 at 5:29 AM | Posted in NUTS COM | Leave a comment
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From the website ( its a BLACK BEAN, CORN AND QUINOA SALAD. A delicious and healthy BLACK BEAN, CORN AND QUINOA SALAD. You can purchase the Organic Black Beans, Organic Quinoa Organic Quinoa, and Sea Salt Sea Salt that go into the salad right here at the Nuts site ( At the Nuts site you’ll also find; GIFTS, NUTS, DRIED FRUIT, CHOCOLATES and SWEETS, SNACKS, COFFEE and TEA, and COOKING and BAKING. Most items can be purchased in small amounts or in bulk. Plus there’s Everyday Free Shipping, see for details. Now on to the BLACK BEAN, CORN AND QUINOA SALAD. Enjoy and Eat Healthy!





Recipe Ingredients:
1 cup black beans, cooked
1 cup organic quinoa, cooked
1 cup sweet corn, cooked (fresh, frozen or canned)
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp sea salt
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1/2 tsp oregano
2 tbsp lime or lemon juice
1 tbsp vinegar
6 ounce hot & spicy vegetable or tomato juice

Cooking Directions:
1. In a large bowl combine all ingredients and stir. Chill for a half hour and serve. Makes 6 servings

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Soup and Salad Recipes for a Diabetic Diet

March 31, 2017 at 5:41 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Soup and Salad Recipes for a Diabetic Diet. The perfect combo and Diabetic Friendly! Recipes including; Italian Wedding Soup, Superfoods Salad, and Grilled Beef and Avocado Salad with Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette. Find these and more all on the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy!

Soup and Salad Recipes for a Diabetic Diet

Soup and salad are standard lunch fare, and these recipes don’t disappoint. Or think outside the lunch box by making them for dinner. You’ll love that we made them diabetes-friendly by reducing the carbs, calories, and fat.



Italian Wedding Soup

This leaner version of a classic soup combines all of the flavors from the original but skims away extra fat…..

Superfoods Salad

Packed with antioxidant-rich ingredients (spinach, strawberries, blueberries, and walnuts), this super salad also includes chicken and soft cheese, plus a sweet, tangy dressing…..

Grilled Beef and Avocado Salad with Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

The hint of lime in this salad makes it a crowd favorite. Tender beef, avocado, and tomato top a bed of greens for just 164 calories……

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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Grilled Asian Steak Salad

January 10, 2017 at 6:29 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is a Grilled Asian Steak Salad. I came across this recipe and different versions on the web and I’m going with the one from the CooksRecipes website. The Cook’s site has a fantastic selection of recipes to please all tastes and different cuisines. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2017!



Grilled Asian Steak Salad

Grilled beef steak, assorted veggies and salad greens are tossed with a flavorful Asian-style dressing.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/8 cup soy sauce, liteCooksrecipes 2
1/2 teaspoon ginger, minced
2 teaspoons garlic, minced
1 tablespoon Splenda® Granular
1/8 cup lemon juice, fresh
2 teaspoons sesame oil
2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon olive oil, extra virgin
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon Tabasco® Sauce*

7 cups romaine lettuce, chopped, rinsed
3/4 cup snow peas, cut in thirds
1/2 red pepper, medium, sliced thin
1/2 yellow pepper, medium, sliced thin
1 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, halved
1 1/2 cup baby carrots, sliced
8 ounce flank steak, trimmed, grilled and chilled

Cooking Directions:

1 – For Dressing: Whisk together ingredients. Set dressing aside.
2 – For Salad: Toss salad ingredients in large bowl. Slice grilled flank steak and add to salad.
3 – Pour dressing over salad and toss. Serve cold.
Makes 6 servings.

Nutrients Per Serving: Serving Size 8-ounces Calories 160, Carbohydrates 11 g, Protein 15 g, Dietary Fiber 3 g, Total Fat 7 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 20 mg, Sodium 250 mg.

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

December 13, 2016 at 6:16 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Dry the lettuce….


For a more flavorful salad make sure the lettuce is completely dry-it helps the dressing stick.

Low-Calorie Diabetic Dinners

October 1, 2016 at 4:53 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-Calorie Diabetic Dinners. Recipes like; Sirloin Steak with Deep Red Wine Reduction, Cranberry Cucumber Salad, and Citrus Poached Salmon with Asparagus. Find them all at the Diabetic Living Online website. And don’t forget, if you’re looking for a great Magazine try the Diabetic Living Magazine! Enjoy and Eat Healthy!

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Don’t let counting calories take the fun out of mealtime. With our tasty, low-calorie dinner recipes, it’s easy to create healthy, mouthwatering meals. We kept dishes under 250 calories per serving, so you can keep it light and satisfy your cravings.




Sirloin Steak with Deep Red Wine Reduction

Calories: 162 per serving

A coffee and red wine marinade gives our healthy steak recipe its complex flavor. Serve steamed zucchini or yellow summer squash on the side for a balanced low-calorie dinner…..

Cranberry Cucumber Salad

Calories: 88 per serving

Juicy cherry tomatoes, ripe olives, and sweet dried cranberries provide pops of flavor and color to a simple bed of greens. Enjoy a serving of the nutrient-rich diabetic salad recipe for only 88 calories and 6 carb grams…..

Citrus Poached Salmon with Asparagus

Calories: 206 per serving

To cut fat and calories, we poached salmon and asparagus and drizzled the low-carb, low-calorie meal with a delicious citrus, butter, and parsley dressing……



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Our Best Low-Carb Pasta Recipes

September 25, 2016 at 5:00 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Our Best Low-Carb Pasta Recipes. I love Pasta, but with Diabetes 2 I have to watch my carbs and calories. So from the diabetic Living site it’s Low-Carb Pasta Recipes to help all of us do that! Recipes including; Chicken Alfredo, Poblano Pasta Salad, and Red Pepper-Basil Raviolettis. Find them all at the Diabetic Living Online website.



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Carb control is essential in maintaining healthy blood sugar levels, but that doesn’t mean you have to completely cut out noodles. With pasta salads, soups, and traditional spaghetti, our healthy pasta recipes will satisfy your cravings for the hearty comfort foods without weighing you down. Mangia!



Chicken Alfredo

Ribbons of fresh zucchini and snipped parsley add lively color and nutrients to this easy chicken pasta recipe featuring whole grain noodles, lean chicken, and a light, creamy homemade Alfredo sauce…..

Poblano Pasta Salad

Taste a touch of the Southwest with this low-calorie pasta salad that’s perfect for a relaxed afternoon on the patio. Make it ahead of time and add the dressing just before serving…..

Red Pepper-Basil Raviolettis

Cheesy raviolettis, or mini ravioli, are the base of this simple yet satisfying dish. Packed with lean protein and a hearty dose of vitamin C, the low-carb chicken pasta fits right into your healthy eating plan……



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Better Choice: On-The-Go Lunches

August 28, 2016 at 5:11 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Here’s some great tips on – Better Choice: On-The-Go Lunches. All from the home of Diabetic-Friendly recipes and tips, the Diabetic Living Online website!



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Fast-food restaurants aren’t ideal for a healthy meal, but sometimes there’s no alternative. So how can you make the best of your quick lunch? These meals get the Diabetic Living BETTER CHOICE™ stamp—they’re all acceptable options within recommended daily limits.



Approved for You

Does it feel impossible to make healthy choices on the go? Diabetic Living BETTER CHOICE™ picks are smarter options when you have to stop for a drive-through meal. They might not meet your nutritional needs perfectly, but these winners are the best choices when there’s no time to pack or make lunch. Just be mindful of sodium and calories for the rest of the day….


Order half of a Roasted Turkey & Avocado BLT—a comfort-food makeover with roasted turkey, applewood-smoked bacon, lettuce, vine-ripened tomatoes, and avocado on sourdough bread—and a half-order of the Classic Salad (field greens, romaine lettuce, and veggies) with BBQ Ranch Dressing. Pick up a medium Tropical Hibiscus Tea to drink…..



Skip a carb-heavy sandwich and go for a veggie-packed Double Chicken Chopped Salad with Fat-Free Italian Dressing. Side with apple slices and a 21-oz. Minute Maid Lite Lemonade….



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