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

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – No-Bake Coconut Cream Pie

September 10, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a No-Bake Coconut Cream Pie. The Dessert is made using Water, Unflavored Gelatin, Reduced Fat Coconut Milk, Fat Free Cream Cheese, Sugar Substitute, Vanilla, Coconut Extract, Reduced-Fat Graham Cracker Pie Crust, and Unsweetened Flaked Coconut. It’s an Easy to make, No Bake, and Diabetic Friendly Dessert! 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/

No-Bake Coconut Cream Pie
Looking for a decadent dessert that’s high in flavor but low in carbs? You’ll love this tropical pie! And with no baking required, it’s perfect for days when you want to stay out of the kitchen and in the sun!

Ingredients
2 tablespoons water
1 packet (1/4 ounce) unflavored gelatin
1 can (about 14 ounces) reduced-fat coconut milk
1 package (8 ounces) fat-free cream cheese
9 packets sugar substitute or equivalent to 6 tablespoons sugar, divided
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon coconut extract
1 reduced-fat graham cracker pie crust
1/4 cup unsweetened flaked coconut, toasted

Directions
Yield: 12 servings
Serving size: 1 slice pie

1. Place water in small microwavable bowl. Sprinkle gelatin over water; let stand 1 minute. Microwave on high 20 seconds or until gelatin is completely dissolved.

2. Combine coconut milk, cream cheese, 8 packets sugar substitute, vanilla, coconut extract and gelatin mixture in blender; blend until smooth. Pour mixture into prepared crust; cover and chill about 4 hours, or until firm.

3. Before serving, toast coconut in small nonstick skillet over low heat until golden brown. Toss coconut with remaining 1 packet sugar substitute; sprinkle over pie. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 118 calories, Carbohydrates: 13 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 2 mg, Sodium: 175 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/no-bake-coconut-cream-pie/

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Summer Strawberry Orange Cups

August 20, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a Summer Strawberry Orange Cups. These refreshing Summer Strawberry Orange Cups are made using Strawberries, Unflavored Gelatin, Cold Water, Boiling Water, Reduced Fat 2% Milk, Frozen Orange Juice Concentrate, and Vanilla. Beat the Summer Heat with Summer Strawberry Orange Cups! 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/

Summer Strawberry Orange Cups
Nothing says summer quite like a strawberry bursting with juicy flavor. Quick and easy to make, these perfectly portioned desserts feature these delightful fruits!

Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1/6 of recipe

Ingredients
2 cups fresh strawberries, stems removed, divided
1 packet (1/4 ounce) unflavored gelatin
2 tablespoons cold water
2 tablespoons boiling water
1 1/2 cups reduced-fat (2%) milk
1/2 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions
Yield:
6 servings

Serving size:
1/6 of recipe

1. Cut 1 cup strawberries into thin slices; place in bottom of 6 (8-ounce) dessert bowls or custard cups.

2. Combine gelatin and cold water in small bowl; let stand 5 minutes. Add boiling water to softened gelatin; stir until completely dissolved.

3. Combine milk, orange juice concentrate and vanilla in medium bowl; mix well. Let stand at room temperature 20 minutes. Stir in gelatin mixture until well blended. Pour evenly over sliced strawberries in bowls. Refrigerate 2 hours, or until completely set.

4. Slice remaining 1 cup strawberries; arrange on top of each dessert.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 89 calories, Carbohydrates: 16 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 5 mg, Sodium: 29 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/summer-strawberry-orange-cups/

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Watermelon Granita

August 13, 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 a Watermelon Granita. You may ask what is a Granita? According to Wiki – Granita is a semi-frozen dessert made from sugar, water and various flavorings. To make this one you’ll only need 4 ingredients; Cubed Watermelon, Sugar, Unflavored Gelatin, and Cranberry Juice Cocktail. Only 88 calories and 21 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 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Watermelon Granita
Nothing says summer like this refreshing ice with real watermelon! Featuring just four ingredients, it’s a cinch to prepare and is the perfect treat for celebrating the warm summer weather.

Ingredients
5 cups cubed seeded watermelon
1/2 cup sugar
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup cranberry juice cocktail

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1 – Process watermelon in food processor until nearly smooth. (You should have about 3 1/3 cups.)

2 – Combine sugar and gelatin in small saucepan. Gradually stir in juice. Cook and stir over low heat until gelatin dissolves. Add to watermelon purée in food processor; process until combined. Pour into 8-inch square baking dish. Cover and freeze about 5 hours or until firm.

3 – Break watermelon mixture into chunks in baking dish. Freeze about 3 hours or until firm. To serve, stir and scrape granita with fork to create icy texture. Spoon into dessert dishes.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 88 calories, Carbohydrates: 22 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 0 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 5 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/watermelon-granita/

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* Granita is a semi-frozen dessert made from sugar, water and various flavorings. Originally from Sicily, it is available throughout Italy in varying forms. It is related to sorbet and Italian ice; however, in most of Sicily, it has a coarser, more crystalline texture. Wikipedia

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