December 24, 2018 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – SKINNY NOODLES SALAD WITH SHIRATAKI NOODLES. Made using Skinny Noodles Spaghetti Shirataki, Carrots, Snow Peas, Red Bell Pepper, Baby Corn, and Light Asian Dressing. The recipe is from one of my favorite recipe sites the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. The Diabetic Gourmet site has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes so be sure to check it out today. Enjoy and start the New Year off Healthy! https://diabeticgourmet.com/



8 oz package Skinny Noodles Spaghetti Shirataki, drained and rinsed
4 oz carrots, shredded
4 oz snow peas, trimmed and shredded
4 oz red bell pepper, shredded
4 oz baby corn, sliced lengthwise
1/3 Cup your favorite ready-to-use, Light, Asian dressing (like “Ken’s Lite Asian Sesame with Ginger & Soy”)


1 – In large bowl add noodles, carrots, snow peas, red bell pepper, and baby corn.
2 – Pour 1/3 cup dressing over noodle salad, toss gently.
3 – Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.
Here’s an easy Asian fusion salad guaranteed to impress. The spaghetti shirataki add extra texture to the salad and extend the portion size without added calories. You can serve this salad for a main meal, or cut the portion size and serve on the side.

Recipe Yield: Makes 2 servings

Calories: 185
Fiber: 11 grams
Protein: 6 grams
Carbohydrates: 26 grams


“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Orient Eggspress

July 16, 2018 at 5:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – Orient Eggspress. Well here’s one I had never heard of and no clue on the ingredients, Orient Eggspress. Using Hard-Boiled Eggs, Cooked Brown Rice and Classic Asian Vegetables. i came across this recipe at the CooksRecipes website. The Cook’s site has a great selection of Vegetarian Recipes so check it our today! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Orient Eggspress
Orient Eggspress Easily turn hard-boiled eggs, cooked brown rice and classic Asian veggies into a wholesome and delicious entrée.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 (6-ounce) package frozen snow pea pods
1 medium sweet red or green pepper, cut in julienne strips
1/4 cup water
1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, undrained
1 (4-ounce) can sliced mushrooms, undrained
3 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
4 hard-boiled eggs, wedged
3 cups cooked brown rice

Cooking Directions:
1 – In medium saucepan, stir together pea pods, pepper, and water. Cover. Cook over medium heat until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes.
2 – Drain liquid from chestnuts and mushrooms into small bowl or cup. Add teriyaki sauce, cornstarch, and garlic powder. Stir until smooth. Pour over vegetables. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens.
3 – Stir in chestnuts and mushrooms. Gently fold in eggs. Reduce heat to low. Cook until heated throughout, about 2 to 3 minutes.
4 – To serve, spoon over cooked rice.

Makes 4 servings.

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Garlic Snow Peas With Cilantro

August 21, 2017 at 5:14 AM | Posted in Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
Tags: , , , , , , , ,

This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – Garlic Snow Peas With Cilantro. The perfect Diabetic Friendly Side Dish Recipe to complete that healthy meal with! Only 45 calories and 4 carbs per serving. You can find this recipe and all the other Delicious and Diabetic Friendly recipes at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website (http://diabeticgourmet.com/). Enjoy and eat Healthy!


Garlic Snow Peas With Cilantro
Ready in less than 5 minutes, this oh-so-simple dish is perfect for the busiest of days.


3 teaspoons canola oil, divided
3 cups fresh (or frozen and thawed) snow peas, patted dry and trimmed
4 medium cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 to 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves


1 – Working in two batches, heat 1-1/2 teaspoons canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add half of the snow peas; cook 3 minutes or until just beginning to brown on edges, using two utensils to toss easily. Add half of garlic and cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Set aside on a separate plate.
2 – Repeat with remaining 1-1/2 teaspoons canola oil, snow peas, and garlic. When cooked, return the reserved snow peas to skillet; add salt and cilantro, and toss gently, yet thoroughly. Serve immediately for peak flavors.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Calories: 45
Protein: 2g
Sodium: 100 mg
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 2.5g
Carbohydrates: 4g

Low-Calorie Dinners Packed with Produce

June 15, 2016 at 5:48 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

From the EatingWell website it’s Low-Calorie Dinners Packed with Produce. Lose weight while enjoying a delicious meal! Recipes containing Vegetables and fruit. A great assortment of recipes including; Toasted Quinoa Salad with Scallops and Snow Peas, Grilled Shrimp Skewers over White Bean Salad, and Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken Nuggets with Blackberry Mustard. Find them all at the EatingWell website. http://www.eatingwell.com/



Low-Calorie Dinners Packed with ProduceEatingWell2

These healthy, low-calorie dinner recipes are loaded with the #1 weight-loss food: vegetables.
Want to lose weight while staying satisfied? Three words to live by: Eat. More. Vegetables. Pack your dinner with produce tonight—it’s naturally low in calories and makes meals more delicious and nutritious! Our healthy recipes make it easy to fill your dinner plate with fruits and vegetables—and keep your calorie intake in check. Start by cooking these satisfying, low-cal, produce-packed recipes.

Toasted Quinoa Salad with Scallops & Snow Peas
This scallop-studded quinoa salad gets an exciting texture from crunchy snow peas, red bell pepper and scallions. Feel free to substitute shrimp or thin slices of chicken for the scallops…..

Grilled Shrimp Skewers over White Bean Salad
Fresh herbs make all the difference in this light, summery bean salad that in turn makes an aromatic bed for the easy grilled shrimp. The shrimp and salad are wonderful together but you could also make them separately. Consider skewering and grilling scallops as another delicious option……

Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken Nuggets with Blackberry Mustard
Tossing chicken tenders with cornmeal gives these chicken nuggets great crunch without deep-frying. Blackberries (or raspberries, if you prefer) combined with whole-grain mustard make for a sweet-and-savory dipping sauce. Serve with: Steamed broccoli and carrots….



* Click the link below to see all the Low-Calorie Dinners Packed with Produce

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.
Entries and comments feeds.

Part Time Vegan- Flexitarian For Life

Your time is now. Eat Better Feel Better.

Fishing Maverick

Gone Fishing

Backyard Blooms & BBQ

Your guide to backyard living and dining

Stuff Rater

Where Stuff Gets Rated

Louisiana Woman Blog

It all started with my Momma's gumbo recipe!

Miranda Intentionally

Mindfully Vegan

Easy Peasy Lemon

Squeezing not necessary


Cook, Tan, Eat, Repeat.

Peas And Crayons

Veggie-centric recipes and more!

Kenny's Camera, Cooking & Crazy Confessions!

It's photography, recipes and madness. It's laughter, it's lessons, it's life...

Wholesome Joy

Wellness & Health + Whole-Food Recipes + Budget Minded

Hettie's Reflections

On family history, parenting, education, social issues and more


A Bong girl's cooking diary

Sunshine and Savory

Sharing My Love of Cooking and Home With Others

Heart Your LifeStyle

Getting back to the basics