SUGAR FREE CRANBERRY SAUCE

November 28, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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Here’s a recipe for SUGAR FREE CRANBERRY SAUCE. Delicious Side Dish and it’s Sugar Free! To make the Sauce you’ll be needing Cornstarch, Granulated Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Water, fresh or frozen Cranberries and an Orange. There’s 50 calories and 10 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/

SUGAR FREE CRANBERRY SAUCE
Cranberries are most popular around the holidays, especially to go along with Thanksgiving turkey. This sugar free cranberry sauce recipe is perfect for your diabetic-friendly holiday meal planning. It goes just as well with roast turkey as the full-sugar versions.

Compared to canned, jellied cranberry sauce, this diabetic cranberry sauce cuts the carbs down to only 6 grams from 27 grams. Calories are cut from 100 to just 25. Safe for diabetics and welcomed by anyone trying to cut down on sugar intake because it’s sweetened with Splenda.

Recipe Yield: 6

Ingredients
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1/2 cup water
3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
1 medium orange, peeled and sectioned

Directions

1 – Combine cornstarch, Splenda Granulated Sweetener and water in a medium saucepan
2 – Stir until Splenda Granulated Sweetener and cornstarch dissolve.
3 – Stir in cranberries and orange sections; bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly, over medium-high heat.
4 – Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring often, 5 minutes or until cranberry skins begin to pop and mixture begins to thicken.
5 – Set aside to cool. Cover and chill at least 3 hours.
6 – Serve cold or warm (warm in the microwave for 10 seconds and stir)

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 50
Calories from fat: zero
Fat: zero grams
Unsaturated Fat: zero grams
Saturated Fat: zero grams
Trans Fat: zero grams
Fiber: 3 grams
Sodium: zero milligrams
Cholesterol: zero milligrams
Protein: zero grams
Carbohydrates: 13 grams
Sugars: 6 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/diabetic-cranberry-sauce

Ginger Noodle Salad

November 21, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a Ginger Noodle Salad. To make this Diabetic Friendly Recipe you’ll be needing Spaghetti, Ginger, Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener, Ketchup, Lite Soy Sauce, Chinese Chile Paste, Water, Lime Juice, and Sesame Oil. The Dish is 130 calories and 22 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

Ginger Noodle Salad
Spicy Asian noodles are served on a bed of greens for an attractive side dish.

Recipe Ingredients:
4 ounces dry spaghetti or capellini

Dressing:
1 tablespoon minced ginger
3 tablespoons Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 tablespoon ketchup
1/4 cup lite soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon Chinese chile paste (add more if you want it spicier)
1 tablespoon water
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon sesame oil or vegetable oil

2 cups mixed salad greens

Cooking Directions:
1 – Cook pasta following package directions.
2 – Place ginger, Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, ketchup, soy sauce, chili paste, and water in a medium saucepan. Simmer on medium-low heat 1 minute.
3 – Remove from heat. Add lime juice and sesame oil. Mix well. Add noodles and stir well. Serve immediately for a warm salad. Chill 15 to 20 minutes for a cold salad.
4 – To serve: place noodles on top of greens. Garnish, if desired.
Makes 4 servings.

Serving Suggestion: Garnish with fresh basil or cilantro, carrots and snow peas.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 130; Calories from Fat: 15; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 590mg; Total Carbs: 24g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 1g; Protein: 5g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/ginger_noodle_salad_recipe.html

Wild Rice, Mushroom, and Cranberry Dressing

November 20, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a Wild Rice, Mushroom, and Cranberry Dressing. It’s getting to that time of year when Dressings are an important part of your Dinner Menus. So I have a recipe for a Wild Rice, Mushroom, and Cranberry Dressing to pass along. To make this Dressing you’ll be needing Water, Salt, Wild Rice, Olive Oil, Mushrooms, Red Onion, Celery, Dried Cranberries, Pecans, Sage, and Black Pepper. The Dressing is 121 calories and 21 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/

Wild Rice, Mushroom, and Cranberry Dressing
No offense to traditional stuffing, but this dressing is sure to be a highlight this season. This dish will beautifully complement your holiday turkey — and, best of all, no one will believe this indulgent side contains only 121 calories per serving.

Ingredients
3 cups water
1 teaspoon salt, divided
1 cup wild rice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup chopped shiitake or button mushrooms
1 small red onion, finely chopped
1 stalk celery, finely chopped
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans (optional)*
1/2 teaspoon minced fresh sage or 1/8 teaspoon dried sage
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1/8 of recipe

1 – Bring water and 1/2 teaspoon salt to a boil in medium saucepan. Stir in rice. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 45 minutes or until rice is tender. Drain.

2 – Preheat oven to 325°F. Spray 2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

3 – Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms, onion, and celery; cook and stir 7 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in rice, cranberries, pecans, if desired, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, sage and pepper. Spoon into prepared casserole.

4 – Bake 20 minutes or until heated through.

*To toast pecans, spread in single layer in heavy-bottomed skillet. Cook over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until nuts are lightly browned. Remove from skillet immediately. Cool before using.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 121 calories, Carbohydrates: 23 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 297 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/wild-rice-mushroom-and-cranberry-dressing/

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Appetizer of the Week – Apple-Raspberry Granola Skillet

November 13, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is an Apple-Raspberry Granola Skillet. To make this week’s Appetizer you’ll be needing Reduced Fat Granola (without raisins), Water, Lemon Juice, Cornstarch, Apples, Ground Cinnamon, Frozen Unsweetened Raspberries, Sugar Substitute, Vanilla, and Almond Extract. There’s 86 calories and 17 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/

Apple-Raspberry Granola Skillet
This seasonal granola comes together quickly and makes a perfect breakfast or snack before hitting the hiking trails. It’s a perfect way to make use of your apple-picking haul!

Ingredients
1 cup reduced-fat granola without raisins
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 pound apples, cored and sliced
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 ounces frozen unsweetened raspberries
3 packets sugar substitute
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon almond extract

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

1. Place granola in small resealable food storage bag; seal tightly. Crush to coarse crumb texture; set aside.

2. Combine water, lemon juice, and cornstarch in small bowl; stir until cornstarch is completely dissolved.

3. Combine apples, cornstarch mixture, and cinnamon in 10-inch skillet; stir until blended. Heat over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil. Boil 1 minute, or until thickened, stirring constantly.

4. Remove skillet from heat. Gently fold in raspberries, sugar substitute, vanilla, and almond extract. Sprinkle granola crumbs evenly over top. Let stand, uncovered, 30 minutes.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 86 calories, Carbohydrates: 19 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 31 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snacks-appetizers/apple-raspberry-granola-skillet/

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Jennie Turkey Recipe of the Week – Slow Cooker Turkey Dinner

November 12, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie Turkey Recipe of the Week is – Slow Cooker Turkey Dinner. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Water, Potatoes, Carrots, Onion, and JENNIE-O® Premium Basted Bone-In Young Turkey Breast with Gravy Packet. The recipe is 290 calories and 19 net carbs per serving. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Stay Safe and Make the SWITCH in 2021! https://www.jennieo.com/

Slow Cooker Turkey Dinner
Super tender, super tasty and super low-effort, this recipe is the ultimate in slow-cooker cuisine: Step 1. Add ingredients. Step 2. Remove ridiculously delicious meal. This Slow Cooker Turkey Dinner is under 300 calories per serving!

Total Time – 8 Hours
Serving Size – 12 Servings

Ingredients

¼ cup water

4 potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces

8 carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces

1 onion, sliced

1 (5 to 9-pound) JENNIE-O® Premium Basted Bone-In Young Turkey Breast with gravy packet

Directions

1) In 5 to 6-quart slow cooker, place water, potatoes, carrots, onion and gravy packet. Place turkey breast over vegetables. Cover. Cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours or until temperature is 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 290
Protein 32g
Carbohydrates 22g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 6g
Fat 6g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 980mg
Saturated Fat 2g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/slow-cooker-turkey-dinner/

Sweet Whipped Turnips

November 7, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for Sweet Whipped Turnips. These are made using Turnips, Carrots, Apple, Water, Low Calorie Margarine, Skim Milk, Splenda Brown Sugar, Nutmeg, Ground Pepper, and Salt. One delicious Side Dish and it’s only 94 calories and 13 net carbs. 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/

Sweet Whipped Turnips
Apples, nutmeg, and a bit of brown sugar blend give this whipped root vegetable mixture delightfully sweet undertones!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes.

1 pound turnips
1 pound carrots
1 apple, about 3 inches in diameter
6 cups water
2 tablespoons low-calorie margarine
1/3 cup skim milk
2 tablespoons Splenda Brown Sugar Blend
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
Dash salt

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1 – Peel turnips and carrots and chop into chunks. Peel and core apple and chop into chunks. Place turnip, carrot, and apple chunks in a 3-quart saucepan. Add 6 cups water and bring to a boil. After boil is reached, reduce heat to medium and cook for 30 minutes or until all pieces are tender. Remove from heat, pour into a colander and let drain completely. Place turnip, carrot, and apple mixture in a food processor (or use handheld mixer and large bowl), combine with all remaining ingredients, and whip until desired consistency (add additional tablespoon of milk if desired).

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 94 calories, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Cholesterol: <1 mg, Sodium: 180 mg, Fiber: 4 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/sweet-whipped-turnips/

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Kitchen Hint of the Day!

November 2, 2021 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Drink that water…..

Consider water as one of the central components to your diet. Water helps flush our systems of waste products and toxins, yet many people go through life dehydrated—causing tiredness, low energy, and headaches. It’s common to mistake thirst for hunger, so staying well hydrated will also help you make healthier food choices.

SUGAR FREE BLUEBERRY BANNOCK

September 30, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I came across a delicious sounding Pastry Recipe, SUGAR FREE BLUEBERRY BANNOCK. I ‘ve never heard of this one but it is described as a flat quick bread that is often cut into wedges, like scones. So if you like Scones, you’ll like this! Plus it’s Diabetic Friendly, 130 calories. To make these Bannocks you’ll be needing Wheat Flour, All Purpose Flour, Frozen Blueberries, Baking Powder, Ground Cinnamon, Salt, Skim Milk, Water, and Canola Oil. 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/

SUGAR FREE BLUEBERRY BANNOCK
Bannock is a flat quick bread that is often cut into wedges, like scones. This is a whole-wheat, baked version of a traditional Aboriginal recipe. Canola oil helps produce a light and tender crumb for this blueberry bannock recipe.

Recipe Yield: 8

Ingredients

1 cup whole-wheat flour (250 mL)
1 cup all-purpose flour (250 mL)
3/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries (175 mL)
2 Tbsp baking powder (30 mL)
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon (2 mL)
1/8 tsp salt (.5 mL)
1/2 cup skim milk (125 mL)
1/2 cup water (125 mL)
1 Tbsp canola oil (15 mL)

Directions
1 – Preheat oven to 400F (200C).
2 – In bowl, combine flours, blueberries, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
3 – Stir in milk, water and canola oil and, using hands, moisten all ingredients, handling dough as little as possible.
4 – Turn dough out of bowl and place on lightly floured surface.
5 – Using hands, form disc about 1/2-inch (1-cm) thick and about 9-10 inches (22-25 cm) in diameter. If necessary, sprinkle with flour to keep dough from sticking. Cut into 8 wedges.
6 – Place wedges on parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes or until bannock is golden brown.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 130
Fat: 2 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Sodium: 340 milligrams
Protein: 5 grams
Carbohydrates: 24 grams
https://beatcancer2010.wordpress.com/2019/05/19/sugar-free-blueberry-bannock/

Diabetic Side Dish of the Week -Barbecued Beans

September 19, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in beans, CooksRecipes, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is Barbecued Beans. To make this week’s Dish you’ll be needing Smoked Bacon, Onion, Ketchup, White Vinegar, Water, Prepared Mustard, Worcestershire Sauce, Salt, Ground Pepper, Great Northern Beans, and Equal® Spoonful. There’s 185 calories and 9 grams of Protein 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

Barbecued Beans
Canned beans from the base of this easy to make stovetop prepared side dish.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 slice smoked bacon
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons white vinegar
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (15.5-ounce) can Great Northern beans, drained
1/3 cup Equal® Spoonful*

Cooking Directions:
1 – Cut bacon into 1-inch pieces. Cook in medium saucepan over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes. Add onion and cook an additional 2 to 3 minutes or until bacon is crisp and onion is tender, stirring occasionally.
2 – Stir ketchup, vinegar, water, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper into bacon mixture. Stir in beans; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 15 to 20 minutes to blend flavors. Stir in Equal®.
Makes 4 servings.

*May substitute 8 packets Equal sweetener.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): calories 185, protein 9 g, carbohydrate 36 g, fat 1 g, cholesterol 1 mg, sodium 491 mg.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/barbecued_beans_recipe.html

Vegetable Florets with Cheddar Sauce

September 19, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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Here’s a recipe for Vegetable Florets with Cheddar Sauce. To make this Recipe you’ll be using Cauliflower Florets, Broccoli Florets, Water, Butter, All Purpose Flour, NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk, Shredded Cheddar Cheese, and canned Sliced Mushrooms. 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

Vegetable Florets with Cheddar Sauce
An easy, homemade cheddar sauce adds zip to this baked medley of vegetables.

Recipe Ingredients:
2 cups cauliflower florets
2 cups broccoli florets
1/3 cup water
1 tablespoon margarine or butter
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 (4-ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained

Cooking Directions:
1 – Place cauliflower, broccoli and water in large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover. Cook for 12 to 15 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Drain; remove vegetables from saucepan.
2 – Melt margarine in same saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour. Add evaporated milk; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and is thickened. Add cheese; stir until melted. Stir in mushrooms; remove from heat. Stir in cauliflower and broccoli.
Makes 4 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/sidedish/vegetable_florets_with_cheddar_sauce_recipe.html

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