Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Pumpkin Tartlets

November 18, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is Pumpkin Tartlets. To make this week’s Dessert you’ll be needing Refrigerated Pie Crust, Solid Pack Pumpkin, Fat Free Skim Milk, Egg, Sugar Substitute, Granulated Sugar, Ground Cinnamon, Vanilla, Salt, Ground Nutmeg, Ground All Spice, and Fat Free Whipped Topping. There are 122 calories, and 16 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/

Pumpkin Tartlets
Whether you’re looking for a party-perfect treat to serve up on Halloween or a dessert for your Thanksgiving table, this pumpkin-packed recipe is sure to delight!

Ingredients
Nonstick cooking spray
1 refrigerated pie crust (half of 15-ounce package)
1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
1/4 cup fat-free (skim) milk
1 egg
3 tablespoons sugar substitute*
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Dash ground allspice
1 1/2 cups fat-free whipped topping

Directions
Yield: 12 servings
Serving size: 1 tartlet

1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Spray 12 standard (2 1/2-inch) muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Unroll pie crust on clean work surface. Cut out 12 circles with 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter; discard scraps. Press one circle into each prepared muffin cup.

3. Whisk pumpkin, milk, egg, sugar substitute, granulated sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, salt, nutmeg, and allspice in medium bowl until well blended. Spoon about 2 tablespoons pumpkin mixture into each tartlet shell.

4. Bake 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 325°F. Bake 12 to 15 minutes more, or until knife inserted into centers comes out clean. Remove to wire rack; cool completely. Spoon 2 tablespoons whipped topping on each tartlet just before serving. Sprinkle with additional cinnamon and/or nutmeg, if desired.

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

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 122 calories, Carbohydrates: 18 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 20 mg, Sodium: 131 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/pumpkin-tartlets/

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Cinnamon Sugared Pumpkin-Pecan Muffins for Diabetics

September 30, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is Cinnamon Sugared Pumpkin-Pecan Muffins for Diabetics. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Sugar, Ground Cinnamon, Bran Cereal, Fat Free Skim Milk, All Purpose Flour, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, Salt, Solid Pack Pumpkin, Egg, Vanilla, and Pecan Chips. The Muffins are 141 calories and 21 net carbs per Muffin. 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/

Cinnamon Sugared Pumpkin-Pecan Muffins for Diabetics
Nothing says autumn like these delightful pumpkin-flavored treats!

Ingredients
8 tablespoons sugar, divided
2 1/2 to 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
1 cup 100% bran cereal
1 cup fat-free (skim) milk
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup solid-pack pumpkin
1 egg, beaten
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 package (2 ounces) pecan chips (1/2 cup)

Directions
1 – Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray 12 standard (2 1/2-inch) nonstick muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray. Combine 2 tablespoons sugar and 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cinnamon in small bowl for topping; set aside.

2 – Combine cereal and milk in large bowl; set aside 5 minutes to soften. Meanwhile, combine flour, remaining 6 tablespoons sugar, remaining cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in large bowl; mix well.

3 – Whisk pumpkin, egg, and vanilla into cereal mixture. Gently fold in flour mixture just until blended. Do not overmix. Spoon equal amounts of batter into prepared muffin cups; sprinkle evenly with pecan chips. Sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar topping.

4 – Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Cool on wire rack 3 minutes. Remove from pan to wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Yield: 12 servings.
Serving size: 1 muffin.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 141 calories, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 18 mg, Sodium: 335 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/cinnamon-sugared-pumpkin-pecan-muffins/

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It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday – Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Green Chile Swirl

October 19, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, It's Chili Soups or Stews Saturday | Leave a comment
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This week’s It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday is a recipe for Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Green Chile Swirl. This one just screams Fall is here! Made using Diced Mild Green Chiles, Light Sour Cream, Solid-Pack Pumpkin, Fat-Free Reduced-Sodium Chicken or Vegetable Broth, and Spices. Perfect Soup to warm up those crisp Fall Nights! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes Management Tips, Diabetes News, and so much more. Be sure to check it out soon! Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Green Chile Swirl
With the leaves changing and the temperatures dropping, it’s the perfect time to make a batch of comforting soup to keep you cozy for all of fall. This delicious, steaming dish has a bit of a kick from the chili powder and ground red pepper and is just the thing to warm your body and soul.

Ingredients
1 can (4 ounces) diced mild green chiles
1/4 cup light sour cream, plus additional for garnish
1/4 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves
1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
1 can (about 14 ounces) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (optional)

Directions
1 – Combine chiles, 1/4 cup sour cream, and cilantro in food processor or blender; process until smooth.*

2 – Combine pumpkin, broth, water, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, and red pepper, if desired, in medium saucepan; stir in 1/4 cup green chile mixture. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3 – Ladle soup into four serving bowls; top each serving with small dollops of remaining green chile mixture and additional sour cream, if desired. Run tip of spoon through dollops to swirl.

*Note. Or omit food processor step by adding green chiles directly to soup. Finely chop cilantro and combine with sour cream. Dollop soup with sour cream-cilantro mixture as directed.

Yield: 4 servings.

Serving size: 1 bowl soup (1/4 of total recipe) without additional sour cream.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 72 calories, Carbohydrates: 12 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 5 mg, Sodium: 276 mg, Fiber: 4 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/soups-stews/spicy-pumpkin-soup-with-green-chile-swirl/

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Hidden Pumpkin Pies

October 3, 2019 at 6:03 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is – Hidden Pumpkin Pies. This one just shouts its “Autumn” Solid Pack Pumpkin, Egg Substitute, and Pumpkin Pie Spice are just 3 of the ingredients you’ll need to make this week’s Dessert. The recipe comes from the Diabetes Self Management website where you’ll not only find a huge assortment of Diabetic Friendly Recipes but also Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more. So be sure to check it out and you also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Hidden Pumpkin Pies
Ingredients
1 1/2 cups solid-pack pumpkin
1 cup fat-free evaporated milk
1/2 cup cholesterol-free egg substitute or 2 eggs
1/4 cup sugar substitute*
1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla, divided
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice**
3 egg whites
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/3 cup honey

Directions
1 – Preheat oven to 350°F.

2 – Combine pumpkin, evaporated milk, egg substitute, sugar substitute, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and pumpkin pie spice in large bowl; mix well. Pour into 6 (6-ounce) custard cups or soufflé dishes. Place in shallow baking dish or pan. Pour boiling water around custard cups to depth of 1 inch. Bake 25 minutes or until set.

3 – Meanwhile, beat egg whites, cream of tartar, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon vanilla in medium bowl with electric mixer at high speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add honey, beating until stiff peaks form.

4 – Spread egg white mixture over tops of hot pumpkin pies. Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until tops of pies are golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes. Serve warm.

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

**Note: Or substitute 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger, and 1/8 teaspoon each ground allspice and ground nutmeg.

Yield: 6 servings.

Serving size: 1 pie.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 148 calories, Carbohydrates: 27 g, Protein: 8 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 54 mg, Sodium: 133 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/hidden-pumpkin-pies/

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