Diabetic Dessert of the Week – CHOCOLATE OATMEAL COOKIES

November 11, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is CHOCOLATE OATMEAL COOKIES. To make these Cookies you’ll be needing All Purpose Flour, Rolled Oats, Cocoa Powder, Salt, Trans Free Margarine, Splenda Sugar Blend, Eggs, Vanilla Extract, and Almond Extract. The Cookies have 50 calories and 6 net carbs per cookie. So you can find this Diabetic Friendly recipe and more all at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. You can also sign up to receive wonderful recipes, engaging articles, helpful and healthful tips, critically important news and more. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

CHOCOLATE OATMEAL COOKIES
Recipe for Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies from our Cookies recipe section.

Ingredients

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cups rolled oats
6 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons trans-free margarine, softened
1/2 cup SPLENDA Sugar Blend
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract

Directions
1 – Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2 – Combine flour, oats, cocoa, baking powder, and salt.
3 – In bowl of electric mixer, beat margarine and SPLENDA Sugar Blend on medium speed 1 to 2 minutes, or until light and aerated. Beat in eggs for 1 minute, or until light. Beat in vanilla and almond extract. Stir in dry ingredients.
4 – Drop teaspoonfuls of dough onto lightly greased baking sheets and flatten each with the back of a fork dipped in water.
5 – Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or just until puffed and no longer shiny on top. Cool on sheets 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 40 cookies

Serving size: 1 cookie

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 50
Fat: 2 grams
Fiber: 1 grams
Sodium: 55 milligrams
Cholesterol: 10 milligrams
Protein: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 7 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/chocolate-oatmeal-cookies

MELON BANANA SORBET

April 29, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a MELON BANANA SORBET. To make this SORBET you’ll be needing Cantaloupe, Banana, Splenda Sugar Blend, Corn Syrup, Creme de Menthe Liqueur, Lime Juice, Grated Lime Peel, and Ground Cinnamon. The Sorbet 80 calories and 19 carbs per serving. So you can find this Diabetic Friendly recipe and more all at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. You can also sign up to receive wonderful recipes, engaging articles, helpful and healthful tips, critically important news and more. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

MELON BANANA SORBET
Here’s a frozen treat to keep on hand for hot days or July 4th parties. Recipe for Melon Banana Sorbet from our Desserts recipe section.

Ingredients

1 small cantaloupe, peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks
1 banana, sliced
1/4 cup Splenda Sugar Blend
2 tablespoons corn syrup
2 teaspoons creme de menthe liqueur
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons grated lime peel
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

1 – In a food processor or blender, combine all ingredients.
2 – Process until smooth, then scrape into an ice-cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer’s directions. Or scrape into a shallow metal pan, cover, and freeze 4 to 6 hours.
3 – Break mixture into chunks and pulse 10 to 20 seconds in the food processor or just until no longer chunky and somewhat creamy in texture. Freeze up to 1 month. Pulse briefly in the food processor just before serving.

NOTES:
Here’s a frozen treat to keep on hand for hot days.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 8 servings

Serving Size: 2/3 cup

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 80
Fiber: 1 grams
Sodium: 10 milligrams
Protein: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 19 grams
Sugars: 9 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/melon-banana-sorbet

Pineapple Plantain Muffins

March 14, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for Pineapple Plantain Muffins to pass along. Some of the ingredients that you’ll be needing are Plantain, Spices, Flour, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, Splenda® Sugar Blend, Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend, Banana, Pineapple Chunks, Almonds and more! The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Pineapple Plantain Muffins
Plantains are baked and folded into the muffin batter with pineapple in this brightly flavored muffin.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 large ripe plantain
1/4 teaspoon light butter
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 cups all-purpose flour plus
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons light butter
3/4 cup Splenda® Sugar Blend
1/3 cup Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend
2 egg whites
1 egg yolk
8 ounces light vanilla yogurt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 small ripe banana, mashed
3/4 cup pineapple chunks
1/2 cup sliced almonds, for garnish

Cooking Directions:
1 – To prepare plantain: Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Slice skin of plantain and spread teaspoon butter and cinnamon on top. Wrap in aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes. Allow to cool. Remove from skin and set aside.
2 – To prepare muffins: Sift flour, baking powder and baking soda into small bowl. In large bowl, cream butter and Splenda® Sugar Blend and Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend. Add eggs, yogurt, vanilla, mashed banana, and plantain.
3 – Fold in flour mixture. Fold in pineapple.
4 – Line muffin pans with paper liners. Fill each liner about 2/3 full. Top with sliced almonds if desired.
5 – Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Makes 15 muffins.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 muffin): Calories 210 | Calories from Fat 30 | Fat 3.0g (sat 1.0g) | Cholesterol 20mg | Sodium 135mg | Carbohydrates 38g | Fiber 2g | Sugars 20g | Protein 4g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/pineapple_plantain_muffins_recipe.html

Sweet Potato Bisque

January 5, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe to pass along for everyone, Sweet Potato Bisque. Some of the ingredients you’ll be using are Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Onion, Garlic, Celery, Bacon, Orange Juice, Splenda® Sugar Blend and more! The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Sweet Potato Bisque
A smooth, rich bisque with sweet potatoes, carrots, onion, garlic, celery, bacon and orange juice.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 slices bacon, diced
1/2 cup diced onion
1/2 cup diced carrots
1/2 cup diced celery
4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
4 new potatoes, peeled and diced
6 cups flavorful chicken or vegetable stock
1 tablespoon Splenda® Sugar Blend
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 pinch salt and freshly ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:
1 – Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat; add bacon.
2 – Cook for about 2 minutes to render the fat.
3 – Add onion, carrot, celery, and garlic, and sauté for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently. Then add the orange juice and reduce to thick syrup.
4 – Add the potatoes and stock and bring to a boil.
5 – Reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.
6 – Add Splenda® Sugar Blend for Baking and cayenne.
7 – Ladle mixture into a blender and pure thoroughly in batches; strain and season with salt and pepper. If the soup is too thick, thin with a little chicken or vegetable stock.
8 – Serve warm.
Makes 8 (3/4 cup) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe; 3/4 cup): Calories 180 | Calories from Fat 45 | Fat 5.0g (sat 1.0g) | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 860mg | Carbohydrates 29g | Fiber 3g | Sugars 8g | Protein 5g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/sweet_potato_bisque_recipe.html

ALMOND BERRY MUFFINS

November 21, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I have a Diabetic Friendly Recipe for Almond Berry Muffins. To make this recipe you’ll be needing Wheat Pastry Flour, Baking Powder, Ground Flax Seed, Salt, Blueberries, Raspberries, 2% Milk, Eggs, Splenda Sugar Blend, Canola Oil, and Almond Extract. The Muffins have 190 calories and 20 net carbs per Muffin. You can also find this Diabetic Friendly recipe and more at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. You can also sign up to receive wonderful recipes, engaging articles, helpful and healthful tips, critically important news and more. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

ALMOND BERRY MUFFINS
Fresh berries, nutty whole grains, and chewy flaxseeds combine for a delicious, lightly-sweetened muffin with a delightful texture.

Ingredients

2-1/4 cups whole grain or wheat pastry flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 cup ground flaxseed
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup fresh blueberries
2/3 cup fresh raspberries
1 cup 2% milk
2 eggs
1/3 cup Splenda Sugar Blend
1/3 cup canola oil
1 teaspoon almond extract

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners.
2 -In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, flaxseed, and salt. Whisk to mix. Add berries and stir to coat.
3 – In another bowl, combine milk, eggs, Splenda Sugar Blend, oil, and almond extract. With a fork, beat until smooth.
4 – Pour egg mixture into berry mixture and gently mix with a fork to moisten the dry ingredients. Don’t overmix (a few lumps in the batter are normal). Dollop 1/3 cup of batter into each of the prepared muffin cups.
5 – Bake for 20 to 24 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes on a rack before serving.
NOTES:
Fresh berries, nutty whole grains, and chewy flaxseeds combine for a delicious, lightly-sweetened muffin with a delightful texture.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 12 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 190
Fat: 9 grams
Saturated Fat: 1 grams
Fiber: 3 grams
Sodium: 280 milligrams
Cholesterol: 35 milligrams
Protein: 5 grams
Carbohydrates: 23 grams
Sugars: 8 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/almond-berry-muffins

Soup Special of the Day!…..Sweet Potato Bisque

October 28, 2018 at 5:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Soup Special of the Day | 2 Comments
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This week’s Soup Special of the Day is a Sweet Potato Bisque. Made using Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Onion, Garlic, Celery, Bacon, and Orange Juice. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website which is loaded with with delicious and healthy recipes to please all tastes, diets, or cuisines. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Sweet Potato Bisque
Sweet Potato BisqueA smooth, rich bisque with sweet potatoes, carrots, onion, garlic, celery, bacon and orange juice.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 slices bacon, diced
1/2 cup diced onion
1/2 cup diced carrots
1/2 cup diced celery
4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
4 new potatoes, peeled and diced
6 cups flavorful chicken or vegetable stock
1 tablespoon Splenda® Sugar Blend
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 pinch salt and freshly ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:
1 – Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat; add bacon.
Cook for about 2 minutes to render the fat.
2 – Add onion, carrot, celery, and garlic, and sauté for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently. Then add the orange juice and reduce to thick syrup.
3 – Add the potatoes and stock and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.
4 – Add Splenda® Sugar Blend for Baking and cayenne.
5 – Ladle mixture into a blender and pure thoroughly in batches; strain and season with salt and pepper. If the soup is too thick, thin with a little chicken or vegetable stock.
6 – Serve warm.
Makes 8 (3/4 cup) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe; 3/4 cup): Calories 180 | Calories from Fat 45 | Fat 5.0g (sat 1.0g) | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 860mg | Carbohydrates 29g | Fiber 3g | Sugars 8g | Protein 5g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/sweet_potato_bisque_recipe.html

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