Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Coleslaw With Snow Peas and Corn

January 10, 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 Side Dish of the Week is Coleslaw With Snow Peas and Corn. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Coleslaw Mix, Snow Peas, Whole Kernel Corn, Low Fat Mayonnaise, Fat Free Sour Cream, Nonfat Buttermilk, Cider Vinegar, Sugar, and Celery Seed. There’s 85 calories and 15 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/

Coleslaw With Snow Peas and Corn
Lighten up your meal with this refreshing recipe for coleslaw. The perfect addition to any outdoor get-together, this dish is as easy to make as it is delicious. Just mix up a few simple ingredients,

and you have the perfect side to accompany any barbecue feast!

Ingredients
4 cups (about 8 ounces) coleslaw mix
1/2 cup trimmed vertically sliced snow peas
1/2 cup whole kernel corn (frozen or fresh)
1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise
1/4 cup fat-free sour cream
1/4 cup nonfat buttermilk
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon celery seed

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 3/4 cup

1 – Combine coleslaw, snow peas and corn in large bowl.

2 – Meanwhile, whisk mayonnaise, sour cream, buttermilk, vinegar, sugar, and celery seed in medium bowl. Add to coleslaw mixture and mix to combine.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 85 calories, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 3 mg, Sodium: 175 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/coleslaw-snow-peas-corn/

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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Chilled Bow Tie Pasta Salad

December 13, 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 Chilled Bow Tie Pasta Salad. This week’s recipe is made using Sun Dried Tomatoes, Bow Tie Pasta, Mushrooms, Snow Peas, Broccoli Florets, and Feta Cheese. Also included is a recipe for the Dressing. 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/

Chilled Bow Tie Pasta Salad
Jam-packed with veggies and perfectly seasoned with a homemade dressing, picnic fare doesn’t get any better than this! Eat as an appetizer or light lunch or, if desired, add grilled chicken strips for a filling main dish.

Ingredients
Preparation time: 50 minutes
Chilling time: 2 hours

1 cup sun-dried tomatoes
1 pound bow tie pasta, cooked
8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
2 cups snow peas
2 cups broccoli florets
1/2 cup crumbled Feta cheese

Dressing:
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
3 tablespoons canola oil
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 green onions, finely sliced
2 teaspoons (or 2 cloves) minced garlic
1 teaspoon dried parsley
1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
3/4 teaspoon dill weed
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon sugar
Garnish:
1/4 cup shredded fresh Parmesan cheese

Directions
Yield: 16 cups
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – Rehydrate sun-dried tomatoes according to package directions, then chop tomatoes and place them in a large salad bowl. Add cooked pasta and sliced mushrooms; set aside. Fill a large saucepan half full with water and bring to a boil. Add snow peas and broccoli; boil 1 minute. Remove snow peas and broccoli with a slotted spoon and add to the pasta mixture. Sprinkle Feta cheese over pasta mixture; toss well; set aside.

2 – Combine dressing ingredients in a jar, cover tightly, and shake well. Pour over pasta mixture and toss to coat. Chill at least 2 hours to allow flavors to blend. Toss well and garnish with shredded Parmesan cheese.

Note: If desired, add grilled chicken strips for a filling main dish.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 194 calories, Carbohydrates: 28 g, Protein: 7 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Sodium: 251 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/chilled-bow-tie-pasta-salad/

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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – SKINNY NOODLES SALAD WITH SHIRATAKI NOODLES

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

SKINNY NOODLES SALAD WITH SHIRATAKI NOODLES

Ingredients

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”)

Directions

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.
NOTES:
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

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 185
Fiber: 11 grams
Protein: 6 grams
Carbohydrates: 26 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/skinny-noodles-salad-with-shirataki-noodles

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Orient Eggspress

July 16, 2018 at 5:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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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.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/orient_eggspress_recipe.html

“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
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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.

Ingredients

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

Directions

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
http://diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/html/1264.shtml

Low-Calorie Dinners Packed with Produce

June 15, 2016 at 5:48 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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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
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/low_calorie_dinners_packed_with_produce

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