Our Top 10 Most Popular Spring Recipes

April 22, 2017 at 5:41 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website its – Our Top 10 Most Popular Spring Recipes. Healthy Breakfast, Soups, Salads, and Dessert recipes. Recipes including; Chicken with Sugar Snap Peas and Spring Herbs, Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, and Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole. Find these and all the rest at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.eatingwell.com/

 
Our Top 10 Most Popular Spring Recipes
Fresh recipes for favorite spring vegetables, such as asparagus, snap peas, new potatoes and salad greens, plus spring fruits such as cherries and apricots make cooking this time of year a treat. We have spring dinner ideas, brunch recipes and more for a delicious season of eating.

 
Chicken with Sugar Snap Peas and Spring Herbs
Quick-cooking chicken cutlets are paired with an elegant but easy light sauce of sugar snap peas and artichoke hearts. This dish can be made without the sprouted beans, but is especially delicious with them–if you have extras, try them on a salad…….

 
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
Rhubarb and strawberries go hand in hand, and what better way to honor the combination than in this classic summer pie. The lattice top looks fancy but the technique is super-easy to master……..

 
Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole
This healthy update of a traditionally rich ham-and-cheese breakfast strata is made lighter primarily by losing a few egg yolks and using nonfat milk. Gruyère cheese has a delicious, nutty aroma and flavor, which means that with the relatively small amount in this recipe you still get a big impact. To finish the makeover use nutritious, fiber-rich, whole-grain bread instead of white. The results: plenty of flavor, half the calories and one-third the fat of the original……..

 

 

*Click the link below to get all the – Our Top 10 Most Popular Spring Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/22325/seasonal/spring/top-ten/slideshow/our-top-10-most-popular-spring-recipes/

Healthy Spring Soup Recipes

April 20, 2017 at 5:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Spring Soup Recipes. Delicious and healthy Soup Recipes like; Ravioli and Vegetable Soup, Cream of Mushroom and Barley Soup, and Cheddar Cauliflower Soup. Find them all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.eatingwell.com/

 

 

 

Healthy Spring Soup Recipes
Find healthy, delicious spring soup recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

 

 

 

Ravioli and Vegetable Soup
Fresh or frozen ravioli cook in minutes and turn this light vegetable soup into a main course. Look for whole-wheat or whole-grain ravioli in the refrigerated or frozen section of the supermarket. Tortellini can be used instead of ravioli as well. Recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell……

 
Cream of Mushroom and Barley Soup
This sophisticated take on creamy mushroom soup is rich with earthy porcini mushrooms and has the added goodness of whole-grain barley………

 
Cheddar Cauliflower Soup
Start your meal off with a bowl of this satisfying, easy cheesy cauliflower soup…….

 

 
* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Spring Soup Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19801/seasonal/spring/soup/

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Asian Style Vegetable Stir Fry

April 17, 2017 at 5:32 AM | Posted in Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – Asian Style Vegetable Stir Fry. Makes a great side dish or main dish. It’s from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a great selection of recipes to please all tastes! Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

 
Asian Style Vegetable Stir Fry

Serve as a vegetable side dish or over steamed rice or noodles for a main dish.

 

Recipe Ingredients:

1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup prepared stir fry sauce
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
4 teaspoons peanut oil or vegetable oil
2 cups small broccoli florets
2 cups small mushrooms
1 small onion, cut into wedges, separate in 1-inch piecesFry
1 medium carrot, cut diagonally into 1/3-inch slices

 

Cooking Directions:

1 – In small bowl, combine honey, stir fry sauce and crushed red pepper flakes; set aside.
2 – In wok or large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; add vegetables and toss while cooking, about 2 to 3 minutes.
3 – Add honey sauce, stir until all vegetables are glazed and sauce is bubbly hot, about 1 minute.
Makes 4 servings.

 

Note: Honey should not be fed to infants under one year of age. Honey is a safe and wholesome food for children and adults.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 157; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Total Carbs: 28g; Fiber: 3g; Protein: 3g; Sodium: 549mg.
http://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/asian_style_vegetable_stir_fry_recipe.html

Soup Special of the Day!……Veggie Patch Soup

April 16, 2017 at 5:43 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Soup Special of the Day is Veggie Patch Soup. Nice variety of Vegetables and its only 84 calories and 16 net carbs per serving! The recipe is from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. At the Diabetic Gourmet site you can find Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes tips, latest Diabetic news, and much more! So check the site out today (http://diabeticgourmet.com/) Enjoy and eat Healthy!

 

Veggie Patch Soup

Ingredients

6 cups water
2 medium-sized white potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
4 large tomatoes, cored and cut into 1-inch chunks
4 medium-sized carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
3 medium-sized zucchini, cut into 1-inch chunks
2 medium-sized green bell peppers, coarsely chopped
2 medium-sized onions, coarsely chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

 
Directions
1 – In a soup pot, combine all the ingredients; mix well and bring to a boil over high heat.
2 – Reduce the heat to medium and cook for 1 hour, or until the vegetables are tender.

 
Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Calories: 84
Protein: 2g
Sodium: 383 mg
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Dietary Fiber: 4g
Sugars: 7g
Carbohydrates: 20g
Exchanges: 1/2 Starch, 2 Vegetable
http://diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/html/835.shtml

Diabetes-Friendly Sandwiches and Wraps

April 15, 2017 at 5:28 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Diabetes-Friendly Sandwiches and Wraps. Delicious and Diabetic Friendly Sandwiches and Wrap recipes including these recipes; Saucy Meatball Sandwiches, Salmon Melts, and Banh Mi Vietnamese Sandwiches. Find them all at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 
Diabetes-Friendly Sandwiches and Wraps

Looking for a quick fix? Our diabetic recipes for sandwiches and wraps are a simple solution when you need to throw together an easy lunch to grab on the go. With a wide variety of melts, pitas, lettuce wraps, and more, these gourmet diabetic sandwiches are sure to satisfy anyone’s taste buds.

 

 

 

Saucy Meatball Sandwiches

Drenched in hot marinara sauce, topped with slices of Swiss cheese, and loaded with mushrooms and onions, these turkey and ham meatballs taste just like your favorite hoagie. The trick to cutting back carbs: Hollow out the baguette……

 
Salmon Melts

Turn this heart-healthy favorite—salmon—into a spread and serve it atop a whole wheat English muffin half with tomato and arugula. The open-face diabetic sandwiches are a high-protein, low-carb lunch…..

 
Banh Mi Vietnamese Sandwiches

A zingy vegetable slaw gives these low-carb pork sandwiches extra crunch……

 

 
* Click the link below to get all the Diabetes-Friendly Sandwiches and Wraps
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/sandwich/diabetes-friendly-sandwiches-wraps

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

April 15, 2017 at 5:27 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Thank you to K.T for passing these hints along…….

 
Keep the color on your vegetables……

 
* To keep boiled vegetables bright-colored, add a few drops of olive oil to the water.
* To keep vegetables from discoloring after they are peeled, cut the pieces into a bowl of salted water (about 1 tablespoon to a quart of water). This works especially well with potatoes.

Our Best Side-Dish Recipes

April 13, 2017 at 5:04 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Our Best Side-Dish Recipes. Delicious Diabetic Friendly Recipes like; Southern Succotash, Herbed Roasted Vegetables, and Italian Pasta Salad. Find these and all the others at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

 

Our Best Side-Dish Recipes

You have your main dish figured out. Now what are you going to serve on the side? Whether you love fresh salads or hearty comfort foods like mashed potatoes, we have your favorite side dishes here.

 

 

 

Southern Succotash

This colorful and delicious side complements any dinner. Packed with nutrients from lima beans, green beans, and corn, you can enjoy it guilt-free……

 
Herbed Roasted Vegetables

Potato, carrot, and onion combine with herbs to create this hearty side. You can even roast this dish along with your meat for a one-step dinner……

 
Italian Pasta Salad

A simple red wine vinegar dressing makes this pasta salad lower in fat and calories than most deli pasta salads……..

 

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the – Our Best Side-Dish Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/side-dishes/our-best-side-dish-recipes

Healthy Recipes with Vegetable Noodles

April 11, 2017 at 5:00 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website its Healthy Recipes with Vegetable Noodles. Delicious and healthy recipes that replace pasta with vegetable pasta! Delicious recipes like; Noodle-Less Lasagna, Seared Chicken with Mango Salsa and Spaghetti Squash, and Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs. Find these and all the others at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.eatingwell.com/

 
Healthy Recipes with Vegetable Noodles

Put down that box of pasta and try vegetable noodles instead. With a spiralizer or vegetable peeler, you can create ribbons or strands of nutrient-packed veggies that are lower in calories than pasta. Firm vegetables hold their shape best. Try carrots, beets, sweet potatoes, turnips, summer and winter squash in these delicious recipes. Eating more vegetables is just a twirl away.

 

 
Noodle-Less Lasagna
The lasagna that cuts carbs, boosts your veggie servings and is gluten-free: this easy dinner recipe uses slices of roasted eggplant and zucchini as the noodles in this healthy lasagna…..

 
Seared Chicken with Mango Salsa and Spaghetti Squash
A quick mango salsa gives this easy chicken dinner recipe a tropical flavor boost. A generous serving of spaghetti squash rounds out the healthy meal…….

 
Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs
With this spaghetti squash and meatballs recipe, you can reduce the carbohydrates and increase the vegetable servings by skipping pasta and serving the Italian-seasoned turkey meatballs and quick, homemade marinara sauce over thin strands of cooked spaghetti squash instead. Cooking the squash first in the microwave and then in a skillet to cook off the extra moisture, gives the squash a more spaghetti-like texture……..

 

 
* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Recipes with Vegetable Noodles
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/22378/main-dishes/vegetables/healthy-recipes-vegetable-noodles/slideshow/healthy-recipes-with-vegetable-noodles/

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

April 11, 2017 at 5:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Fresher fruits and vegetables…….

 
Line the bottom of the vegetable compartment with paper toweling. This absorbs the excess moisture and keeps all vegetables and fruits fresher for a longer period of time.

Diabetic Living’s Fresh Spring Recipes

April 8, 2017 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Diabetic Living’s Fresh Spring Recipes. Delicious Diabetic Friendly recipes like; Lemon-Poppy Seed Angel Cake, Crab-Zucchini Cake Egg Stacks, and Flax-Crusted Tuna Burgers with Avocado Aioli. Find these and all the rest at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Diabetic Living’s Fresh Spring Recipes
Refresh for spring with our flavorful recipes. Indulge in tantalizing lemon desserts, and enjoy healthy meals filled with fresh and delicious spring vegetables.

 

 

Lemon-Poppy Seed Angel Cake

Impress family and friends with this lemon-glazed pound cake. The sweet combination of spring’s best flavors will delight your taste buds for just 129 calories and 28 grams of carb per serving…..

 
Crab-Zucchini Cake Egg Stacks

Take breakfast or brunch to the next level with these low-carb crab cake and egg stacks. You’ll love how easy it is to whip together all of the good-for-you ingredients…….

 
Flax-Crusted Tuna Burgers with Avocado Aioli

Flaxseeds add a delicious crunch to juicy, protein-packed tuna burgers. Enjoy a dose of healthy fats with every bite thanks to the flax, tuna, and creamy avocado……

 
* Click the link below to get all the Diabetic Living’s Fresh Spring Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/popular/diabetic-livings-fresh-spring-recipes

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