Almond Berry Parfaits

September 17, 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 recipe for Almond Berry Parfaits. These are made using Plain Low-Fat Yogurt, Strawberries, Raspberries, Blueberries, Almond Extract, Sugar Substitute, and Sliced Almonds. This recipe also 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/

Almond Berry Parfaits
Make the most of the berry harvest with this high-fiber and delicious dessert!

Ingredients
1 container (8 ounces) plain low-fat yogurt
1 cup sliced strawberries
1/2 cup raspberries
1/2 cup blueberries
1/8 teaspoon almond extract
1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons pourable sugar substitute,* divided
2 tablespoons slivered or sliced almonds, toasted

Directions
Yield: 2 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup yogurt, 1 cup berries

1 – Line strainer with coffee filter or 2 sheets paper towel; place over bowl. Place yogurt in strainer; refrigerate at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours to drain.

2 – In medium bowl, combine strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries. Add extract and 2 teaspoons sugar substitute; toss lightly. Chill at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours.

3 – Transfer drained yogurt to small bowl, stir in remaining 1 tablespoon sugar substitute. Spoon 1/3 cup berry mixture into each of 2 wine or parfait glasses. Spoon half of yogurt mixture over berries. Repeat layering with half of remaining berries, remaining yogurt, and remaining berries. Top with almonds.

*Note: This recipe was tested using sucralose-based sugar substitute.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 220 calories, Carbohydrates: 30 g, Protein: 9 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 7 mg, Sodium: 84 mg, Fiber: 6 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/almond-berry-parfaits/

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Coconut Almond Biscotti

January 30, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | 1 Comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a Coconut Almond Biscotti. Two of the key ingredients you’ll be using are Shredded Coconut and Sliced Almonds. 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/

Coconut Almond Biscotti
What better a way to cap off a meal than with a crunchy biscotti? This recipe features the award-winning combination of shredded coconut and sliced almonds for a sweet treat that’s sure to leave a smile on your face…

Ingredients
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/3 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
3/4 cup sliced almonds
2/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 extra-large egg at room temperature
1 extra-large egg white at room temperature
4 ounces (8 tablespoons, 1 stick) light butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions
1 – Center a rack in oven and preheat to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a nonstick liner.

2 – Combine flour, coconut, almonds, sugar, baking powder, and salt in large bowl. Mix with electric mixer at low speed until combined.

3 – Lightly beat egg, egg white, butter, and vanilla in medium bowl. Add to dry ingredients; mix at low speed until blended.

4 – Divide dough into two equal pieces. Shape each piece of dough into 8 x 2 3/4-inch loaf with lightly floured hands. Place loaves 3 inches apart on prepared baking sheet.

5 – Bake loaves 26 to 28 minutes or until golden and set. Cool on wire rack 10 minutes. Using serrated knife, slice each loaf diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Place slices, cut sides down, on baking sheet. Bake 20 minutes or until firm and golden. Cool completely on wire rack.
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/coconut-almond-biscotti/

 

 


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It’s Nuts I tell you…ROWDY RANCH LENTIL MIX

March 7, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in nuts, NUTS COM | Leave a comment
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This week from the nuts.com website (https://nuts.com/) its ROWDY RANCH LENTIL MIX. The perfect healthy and delicious Snack, ROWDY RANCH LENTIL MIX. The Mix is made up of Ranch Lentils, Sliced Almonds, Fried Green Peas and Pistachios. This is just one of many healthy and delicious items you can purchase a the Nuts site (https://nuts.com/) You’ll find items like; NUTS and SEEDS, DRIED FRUIT, POWDERS, CHOCOLATES and SWEETS, SNACKS, COFFEE and TEA, COOKING, BAKING, and GIFTS. Plus there’s FREE 1-2 day shipping on orders over $59, See for Details. Now more on the ROWDY RANCH LENTIL MIX. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One!

 

 

 

 

ROWDY RANCH LENTIL MIX
Meet the cast: Ranch Lentils, Sliced Almonds, Fried Green Peas and Pistachios

Tastes like: A zesty ranch cracker, but with MORE crunch!

Premiering a mix that is seriously blazing trails (and maybe a few saddles!): our Rowdy Ranch Lentil Mix! We believe snack mix shouldn’t be about cherry picking your flavor favorites out and leaving the rest to ride off into the sunset. We created this mix with flavor in mind, so each element comes together to create a delicious snack you’ll want to eat by the handful. NO MORE PICKING! Just joyous snacking.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving size 28g (~1 oz.)

Amount per serving
Calories 140
Calories from Fat 69
%DV
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 106mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Sugars 2g
Protein 6g
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