Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Kiwi and Strawberries with Pine Nuts

June 16, 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 Kiwi and Strawberries with Pine Nuts. To make this week’s Dessert you’ll be needing Kiwi Fruits, Strawberries, Orange Juice, and Pine Nuts. There’s 57 calories and 8 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/

Kiwi and Strawberries with Pine Nuts
A juicy, low-carb treat that says spring is in the air!

Ingredients
2 kiwi fruits
1 1/2 cups strawberries
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1 – Peel kiwis and slice into thin rounds. Arrange on 4 dessert plates.

2 – Wash, hull, and slice strawberries. Arrange over kiwi slices. Drizzle orange juice evenly over each dish. Top evenly with pine nuts.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 57 calories, Carbohydrates: 10 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 2 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/kiwi-strawberries-pine-nuts/

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Apricot and Cinnamon Fruit Dip

June 12, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for Apricot and Cinnamon Fruit Dip to pass along. To make this Dip you’ll be needing Apples, Bananas, Kiwis, Strawberries, Low Fat Cream Cheese, Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener with Fiber, Apricot Preserves, Ground Cinnamon, Vanilla Extract, and Greek Style Yogurt. The Fruit Dip is 1210 calories and 19 net carbs per serving. 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

Apricot and Cinnamon Fruit Dip
Please your friends and family with a bowl of this sweet and creamy fruit dip placed in the center of a beautiful fruit tray.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups sliced apples
1 1/2 cups sliced bananas
6 peeled and chopped kiwis
1 1/2 cups strawberries
1/2 cup low fat cream cheese
6 packets Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener with Fiber
1/4 cup apricot preserves
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup nonfat Greek style yogurt

Cooking Directions:
1 – Prepare and set the sliced fruit aside
2 – Combine all ingredients in a medium size mixing bowl and whisk until smooth.
3 – Serve with apples, bananas, kiwis and strawberries.
Makes 12 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (2 tablespoons of dip, 1/2 cup of fruit): Calories 110 | Calories from Fat 25 | Fat 2.5g (sat 1.0g) | Cholesterol 5mg | Sodium 45mg | Carbohydrates 22g | Fiber 3g | Sugars 10g | Protein 4g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/apricot_and_cinnamon_fruit_dip_recipe.html

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

June 1, 2021 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Strawberry storage hint…….

Remove the Strawberries from their original container, and store them whole and unwashed in a partially-closed container lined with paper towels to absorb any excess moisture, preferably in a single layer so they don’t get crushed. They should last up to five to seven days.

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

May 6, 2021 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Strawberry storage hint……….

Remove the berries from their original container, and store them whole and unwashed in a partially-closed container lined with paper towels to absorb any excess moisture, preferably in a single layer so they don’t get crushed. They should last up to five to seven days.

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – STRAWBERRY PANNA COTTAS

April 1, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dessert of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is STRAWBERRY PANNA COTTAS. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Whole Milk, Unflavored Gelatin, Strawberries, Splenda No Calorie Sweetener – Granulated, Vanilla Extract and Strawberries. The Dessert is 130 calories, and 16 net 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/

STRAWBERRY PANNA COTTAS

Ingredients

1-1/2 cups whole milk
1-1/2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin
1-1/2 pints strawberries, halved
2 tablespoons Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 pint strawberries, sliced

Directions

1 – Sprinkle gelatin over milk in a small saucepan; let stand 1 minute. Cook over low heat, stirring until gelatin dissolves (do not boil). Set aside to cool.
2 – Process 1-1/2 pints strawberries in a food processor, or until pureed, stopping to scrape down sides. Press strawberries through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a bowl, discarding solids. Stir cooled milk mixture into strawberry puree. Add Splenda Granulated Sweetener and vanilla, stirring until Splenda Granulated Sweetener dissolves.
3 – Coat 4 (6-ounce) ramekins with cooking spray. Divide strawberry mixture evenly among ramekins. Cover each ramekin with plastic wrap; refrigerate 4 hours or overnight until panna cottas are set.
4 – Run a knife around the edge of each panna cotta and unmold onto serving plates. Serve with sliced strawberries.
NOTES:
Reduced-carb panna cotta that everyone will love!

Recipe Yield: Servings Per Recipe: 4Serving Size: 1 (6-ounce) panna cotta

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 130
Fat: 4 grams
Saturated Fat: 2 grams
Fiber: 5 grams
Sodium: 50 milligrams
Cholesterol: 15 milligrams
Protein: 5 grams
Carbohydrates: 21 grams
Sugars: 5 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/strawberry-panna-cottas

FRUIT SALAD WITH MOJITO DRESSING

March 25, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a FRUIT SALAD WITH MOJITO DRESSING. To prepare the Fruit Salad you’ll be needing Mano, Pineapple, Strawberries, Cantaloupe, Papaya, and Banana. Also included is a recipe for the Mojito Dressing in which you’ll be needing Canola Oil, Lime Juice, Lime Zest, Club Soda, White Rum, Fresh Mint Leaves, and Granulated Sugar. The Fruit Salad is 120 calories and 16 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/

FRUIT SALAD WITH MOJITO DRESSING
Ingredients

Fruit Salad

1 mango, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces (about 1 cup/250 mL)
1/2 fresh pineapple, cut into bite-size pieces (about 2 cups/500 mL)
1-1/2 cups sliced strawberries (375 mL)
1/2 small cantaloupe, cut into balls or bite-size pieces (about 1-1/2 cups/375 mL)
1 small papaya, cut into bite-size pieces (about 1-1/2 cups/375 mL)
2 medium bananas, peeled and sliced

Mojito Dressing

1/4 cup canola oil (60 mL)
2 Tbsp lime juice (30 mL)
1 tsp lime zest (5 mL)
1/2 cup club soda (125 mL)
2 Tbsp white rum (30 mL)
2 Tbsp fresh mint leaves (30 mL)
1 tsp granulated sugar (5 mL)

Directions

1 – In bowl, combine all fruits and toss lightly.
2 – In container, combine canola oil, lime juice, zest, club soda, rum, mint leaves and sugar. Drizzle dressing over fruit salad. Serve immediately.
NOTES:
The Mojito dressing adds a real sparkle to this colorful fruit salad. Salad can be prepared in advance; add bananas just before serving.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 10 servings.

Serving serving: 1 cup

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 120
Fat: 6 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Sodium: 10 milligrams
Protein: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 18 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/fruit-salad-with-mojito-dressing

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Very Strawberry Shortcake

February 11, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dessert of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | 4 Comments
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The Diabetic Dessert of the Week is an Very Strawberry Shortcake. included is recipes for the Strawberry Filling and the Shortcakes. This recipe for Shortcake is with a Biscuit instead of a Sponge Cake. Splenda replaces the Sugar in the recipe. The Very Strawberry Shortcake is 120 calories and 22 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/

Very Strawberry Shortcake
Unlike the familiar little sponge cake, this is a sweet and tender biscuit filled with fresh strawberries that are laced with a splash of balsamic vinegar.

Recipe Ingredients:
Strawberry Filling
3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
2 tablespoons Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar

Shortcakes
2 1/2 cups reduced-fat biscuit mix
1 tablespoon Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 cup plain fat-free yogurt
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Fat-free frozen whipped topping, thawed (optional)
Mint sprigs (optional)

Cooking Directions:
1 – Strawberry Filling Directions: Stir together strawberries, 1/3 cup Splenda® Granulated Sweetener and balsamic vinegar; let stand 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
2 – Shortcake Directions: Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
3 – Combine biscuit mix and 1/3 cup Splenda® Granulated Sweetener in a large bowl.
4 – Stir together yogurt and vanilla; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.
5 – Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead 3 or 4 times. Pat dough to a 1/2-inch thickness. Cut with a 2 1/4-inch round cutter, reusing dough scraps, if necessary.
6 – Place shortcakes on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 12 to 15 minutes.
7 – Serve warm with sliced strawberries. Garnish, if desired.
Makes 12 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories: 120; Calories from Fat: 5; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 350mg; Total Carbs: 24g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 6g; Protein: 4g.
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/very-strawberry-shortcake

Healthy Gelatin Desserts

December 31, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Gelatin Desserts. Find some Delicious and Healthy Gelatin Desserts with recipes including Raspberry Jello, Lime and Orange Jello Jigglers, and Strawberry Cream. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the EatingWell Magazine. So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Gelatin Desserts
Find healthy, delicious dessert recipes with gelatin including jello molds and jello salads. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Raspberry Jello
We combine cran-raspberry juice with sparkling white grape juice to make a dazzling raspberry jello recipe. We like to add fresh raspberries to enhance the flavor but any small berry would work well too…………………

Lime and Orange Jello Jigglers
Pucker up and enjoy this sweet and sour after-school treat. For a sweeter snack or dessert, use fresh orange pieces. For those who like it sour try more grapefruit or lime segments……………..

Strawberry Cream
This chilled strawberry dessert gets creaminess and a touch of tanginess from reduced-fat sour cream. Topped with some ruby-red diced strawberries, it makes a delightful ending to any meal…………….

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Gelatin Desserts
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/18289/desserts/gelatin/

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits

December 17, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in 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 Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits. To make this week’s Dish you’ll be needing Vanilla Nonfat Greek Yogurt, Whipped Cream Cheese, Powdered Sugar, Vanilla, Strawberries, Granulated Sugar Honey Graham Cracker Squares, and Fresh Mint Leaves. 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/

Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits
Quick, easy, and elegant, these lovely cheesecake treats are sure to delight!

Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits

Ingredients
1 1/2 cups vanilla nonfat Greek yogurt
1/2 cup whipped cream cheese, at room temperature
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups sliced strawberries
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
8 honey graham cracker squares, coarsely crumbled (about 2 cups)
Fresh mint leaves (optional)

Directions
Yield: 4 servings

1 – Whisk yogurt, cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla in small bowl until smooth and well blended.

2 – Combine strawberries and granulated sugar in small bowl; gently toss.

3 – Layer 1/4 cup yogurt mixture, 1/4 cup strawberries, and 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs in each of 4 dessert dishes. Repeat layers. Garnish with mint. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 220 calories, Carbohydrates: 29 g, Protein: 11 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 15 mg, Sodium: 200 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/strawberry-cheesecake-parfaits/

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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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