Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Flourless Chocolate Cake

February 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 a Flourless Chocolate Cake. To make this week’s recipe some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Semisweet Chocolate, Margarine, Espresso Powder, Unsweetened Cocoa Powder, Vanilla, Fat-Free Whipped Topping and more. 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/

Flourless Chocolate Cake
Get all the chocolatey flavor you love without any of the flour! This decadent gluten-free cake is sure to delight.

Ingredients
3 squares (1 ounce each) semisweet chocolate, chopped
3 tablespoons margarine
1 tablespoon espresso powder or instant coffee granules
2 tablespoons hot water
4 eggs, separated
2 egg whites
2/3 cup sugar, divided
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon salt
Thawed fat-free whipped topping (optional)
Fresh raspberries (optional)
Fresh mint leaves (optional)

Directions
Yield: 10 servings
Serving size: 1/10 of cake

1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Grease 9-inch springform pan; line bottom of pan with parchment paper.

2. Melt chocolate and margarine in small heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently; cool. Dissolve espresso powder in hot water in small bowl.

3. Place 6 egg whites in large bowl; set aside. Beat egg yolks in medium bowl with electric mixer at high speed about 5 minutes, or until pale yellow in color. Add 1/3 cup sugar; beat about 4 minutes, or until mixture falls in ribbons from beaters. Slowly beat in melted chocolate mixture and espresso mixture at low speed just until blended. Beat in cocoa and vanilla just until blended.

4. Add salt to egg whites; beat at high speed 2 minutes or until soft peaks form. Beat in remaining 1/3 cup sugar until stiff peaks form. Stir large spoonful of egg whites into chocolate mixture. Fold chocolate mixture into egg whites until almost blended. Spoon batter into prepared pan.

5. Bake 1 hour, or until cake begins to pull away from side of pan. Cool on wire rack 10 minutes; run thin spatula around edge of cake. Carefully remove side of pan. Cool completely. Invert cake; remove bottom of pan and paper from cake. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours. Serve chilled with whipped topping, raspberries and mint, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 190 calories, Carbohydrates: 26 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 8 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 85 mg, Sodium: 240 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Frozen Mini Cinnamon Coffee Cheesecakes

December 24, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly | 5 Comments
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is Frozen Mini Cinnamon Coffee Cheesecakes. To make these Delicious Cheesecakes you’ll be needing NABISCO® Ginger Snaps, Maxwell House® Naturally Decaffeinated Instant Coffee, Water, Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener, PHILADELPHIA® Light Cream Cheese Spread, Vanilla, Ground Cinnamon, Cool Whip, and Raspberries. These are 35 calories and 2 net carbs per Cake! 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 2020! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Frozen Mini Cinnamon Coffee Cheesecakes
These festive little cheesecakes are sure to please!

Recipe Ingredients:
12 NABISCO® Ginger Snaps
2 tablespoons Maxwell House® Naturally Decaffeinated Instant Coffee
1 tablespoon water
1/2 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 (8 ounce) container PHILADELPHIA® Light Cream Cheese Spread
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2 cups thawed Cool Whip® Whipped Topping
1 cup fresh raspberries

Cooking Directions:
1 – Line 12 muffin cups with paper liners. Place one cookie in each paper cup. Set aside.
2 – Mix coffee granules and water in large bowl until coffee is dissolved. Add Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, cream cheese spread, vanilla and cinnamon. Beat with wire whisk until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping.
3 – Spoon evenly over cookies in muffin pan. Top each cheesecake evenly with raspberries. Cover and freeze for 3 hours or overnight.
4 – Remove from freezer about 10 minutes before serving to soften slightly.
Makes 12 (mini cheesecake) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 mini cheesecake): Calories: 35; Calories from Fat: 20; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Total Carbs: 3g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugars: 2g; Protein: 0g.
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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
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Hot Cocoa

December 17, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for Hot Cocoa to pass along. What better way to warm up a cold Winter’s Day or Night than Hot Cocoa! To make this Cocoa you’ll be needing Cocoa, Sugar, Salt, Hot Water, Skim Milk, and Vanilla. A Cup of Hot Cocoa sounds good about right now! 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/

Hot Cocoa
Craving a cocoa fix but reluctant to use a prepackaged mix full of unpronounceable ingredients? This homemade version uses just six ingredients…

Ingredients
Preparation time: 5 minutes (includes heating time)

1/4 cup cocoa
5 tablespoons sugar
Dash salt
1/2 cup hot water
3 cups skim milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Directions
Yield: about 3 3/4 cups
Serving size: 3/4 cup

1 – Combine cocoa, sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan. Gradually add hot water and boil over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add skim milk and heat thoroughly, stirring frequently. Do not allow the mixture to boil. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 116 calories, Carbohydrates: 21 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: <1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 136 mg, Fiber: <1 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Cranberry-Orange Bread Pudding

November 19, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | 1 Comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is Cranberry-Orange Bread Pudding. To make this week’s dish you’ll be needing Cinnamon Bread, Dried Cranberries, 1% Milk, Cholesterol Free Egg Substitute, Vanilla Fat-Free Sugar-Free Pudding and Pie Filling Mix, Grated Orange Peel, Vanilla, and Ground Cinnamon. The Bread Pudding is 67 calories and 10 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/

Cranberry-Orange Bread Pudding
Looking for a treat? You’ll love this low-carb twist on the conventional bread pudding recipe!

Ingredients
2 cups (4 slices) cubed cinnamon bread
1/4 cup dried cranberries
2 cups low-fat (1%) milk
1/2 cup cholesterol-free egg substitute
1 package (4-serving size) vanilla fat-free sugar-free pudding and pie filling mix*
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions
Yield: 9 servings
Serving size: 1 bread pudding

1 – Preheat oven to 325°F. Spray 9 (4-ounce) custard cups with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Divide bread cubes evenly among custard cups; bake 10 minutes. Sprinkle evenly with cranberries.

3 – Combine remaining ingredients in medium bowl. Pour into custard cups over cranberries. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes.

4 – Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until centers are almost set. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

*Note. Do not use instant pudding and pie filling mix.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 67 calories, Carbohydrates: 11 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 2 mg, Sodium: 190 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE BARS

November 12, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I have another Diabetic Friendly Recipe to pass along, PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE BARS. To make these Bars you’ll be needing Stick Butter, Equal Spoonful, Brown Sugar, 2% Milk, Creamy Peanut Butter, Egg, Vanilla, All Purpose Flour, Quick Oats, Baking Soda, Salt, and Mini Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips. There’s 6 calories and 7 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 2020! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE BARS
A bar cookie that combines two favorites – chocolate chips and peanut butter – in vanilla dough.

Ingredients

1/2 cup stick butter, softened
1 cup Equal Spoonful or Granulated*
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup 2% milk
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup quick oats, uncooked
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions

1 – Beat butter, Equal and brown sugar until well combined. Stir in milk, peanut butter, egg and vanilla until blended. Gradually mix in combined flour, oats, baking soda and salt until blended. Stir in chocolate chips.
2 – Spread mixture evenly in well-sprayed 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake in preheated 350F oven 23 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into squares.
3 – Store in airtight container at room temperature.
NOTES:
A bar cookie that combines two favorites – chocolate chips and peanut butter – in vanilla dough.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 48 servings
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 68
Fat: 4 grams
Sodium: 42 milligrams
Cholesterol: 10 milligrams
Protein: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 7 grams
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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Lamb Chops with Cranberry-Pear Chutney

November 10, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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Diabetic Dish of the Week is Lamb Chops with Cranberry-Pear Chutney. To make this week’s dish you’ll be needing Water, Dried Cranberries, Dried Apricots, No-Sugar-Added Raspberry Fruit Spread, Red Vinegar, Spices, Pear, Vanilla, Bone In Lamb Loin Chops, and Garlic Cloves. 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/

Lamb Chops with Cranberry-Pear Chutney
These juicy lamb chops will be the hit of any dinner — whether serving your family or a table of hungry guests. The colorful chutney adds just the right hint of seasonal flavor to the succulent chops. At only 260 calories per serving, everyone will be happily satisfied, not uncomfortably stuffed.

Ingredients
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup dried apricots, cut into quarters
1/4 cup no-sugar-added raspberry fruit spread
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon salt, divided
1 medium pear, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
4 bone-in lamb loin chops (about 5 ounces each)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
Black pepper

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 lamb chop with 1/4 cup chutney

1 – Preheat broiler. For chutney, combine water, cranberries, apricots, fruit spread, vinegar, cinnamon, and 1/8 teaspoon salt in medium saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer, uncovered, 12 minutes or until mixture is thickened. Remove from heat; stir in pear and vanilla.

2 – Rub both sides of lamb chops with garlic. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, rosemary, and pepper. Coat broiler pan and rack with nonstick cooking spray; arrange lamb chops on prepared rack.

3 – Broil lamb at least 5 inches from heat source 7 minutes. Turn and broil 7 minutes more or until desired doneness. Serve lamb chops with chutney.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 260 calories, Carbohydrates: 24g, Protein: 22 g, Fat: 8 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 71 mg, Sodium: 293 mg, Fiber: 2 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Pumpkin Spice Mini Donuts

November 5, 2020 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 Spice Mini Donuts. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Nonstick Cooking Spray, Granulated Sugar, Ground Cinnamon, White Whole Wheat Flour, Brown Sugar, Baking Powder, Salt, Ground Ginger, Ground Nutmeg, Baking Soda, Canned Solid Pumpkin, Eggs, Milk, Butter, and Vanilla. Enjoy the Donuts! 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/

Pumpkin Spice Mini Donuts
Perfect for Halloween, Thanksgiving and any time in between, these mini-donuts are jam-packed with cinnamon, ginger and pumpkin flavor!

Ingredients
Nonstick cooking spray
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
2 cups white whole-wheat flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup canned solid-pack pumpkin
2 eggs
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
1/4 cup fat-free (skim) milk
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions
Yield: 36 donuts
Serving size: 2 donuts

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 36 mini (1 3/4-inch) muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray. Combine granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in small bowl; set aside.

2. Combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, remaining 1 teaspoon cinnamon, salt, ginger, nutmeg and baking soda in medium bowl; mix well. Beat pumpkin, eggs, butter, milk and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until combined. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well after each addition. Spoon scant tablespoonful batter into each prepared muffin cup.

3. Bake 12 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 2 minutes.

4. Working one at a time, dip doughnuts into cinnamon-sugar mixture, turning to coat evenly. Return to wire racks; let stand until set. Serve warm or cool completely.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 115 calories, Carbohydrates: 19 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 28 mg, Sodium: 157 mg, Fiber: 2 g
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Coffee Cup Muffins

November 5, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for Coffee Cup Muffins to pass to all of you. Leave the Muffin Tins in the cabinet, these are made in Coffee Mugs! To make these Muffins you’ll be needing All Purpose Flour, Sugar Substitute, Baking Powder, Ground Cinnamon, Baking Soda, Egg Substitute, Unsweetened Applesauce, Canola Oil, Vanilla, Carrots, and Raisins. 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/

Coffee Cup Muffins
No muffin tin required — these fluffy quick breads can be eaten straight out of the mug!

Ingredients
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar substitute*
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup cholesterol-free egg substitute
2 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
1 tablespoon canola oil
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup shredded carrots
2 tablespoons raisins

Directions
Yield: 2 servings
Serving size: 1 muffin

1 – Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly spray 2 (8-ounce) ovenproof coffee cups with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

2 – Combine flour, sugar substitute, baking powder, cinnamon, and baking soda in medium bowl.

3 – Whisk together egg substitute, applesauce, oil, and vanilla in another medium bowl about 1 minute or until smooth. Add carrots and raisins; stir until well blended. Add flour mixture to egg mixture; stir about 1 minute or until smooth.

4 – Spoon batter into prepared coffee cups. Push shredded carrots into batter to smooth tops.

5 – Place cups on baking sheet; bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean.

6 – Cool 5 minutes. Serve in cup or run knife around edges to loosen and slide out onto serving plate.

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