Category Archives: DIABETIC RECIPES

Healthy Chocolate Trifle

Healthy Chocolate Trifle is a delicious English dessert recipe for a large holiday or event; such as Christmas, Easter or any large dinner crowds. It contains all sugar-free ingredients making it very diet-friendly. Ingredients Include: Sugar-Free chocolate cake mix, sugar-free chocolate pudding and unsweetened cherries. This is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (12) servings. Serving Size: (1) cup per serving. Healthy Chocolate Trifle will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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INGREDIENTS:

1 (8 oz) box chocolate sugar-free cake mix
3/4 cup water
1 (1 oz) box chocolate sugar-free,
fat-free instant pudding mix

2 cups skim milk
1 (16 oz) bag frozen,
unsweetened-red-tart pitted cherries, thawed

2 or 3 drops of red food coloring
2 cups fat-free frozen whipped topping, thawed
Sugar-free chocolate curls (optional)

Chicken-Potato Soup

Chicken-Potato Soup is a slow cooker recipe for a delicious, hearty, anytime of year meal. You will need a (6 Quart) slow cooker for this recipe. Total Recipe Time: (4 Hours-20 Minutes). Ingredients Include: Chicken thighs, chicken broth, bacon, red potatoes, celery, carrots, leeks, spinach and is well-seasoned. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups per serving. Chicken-Potato Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
chicken-potato soup
Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 4 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

4 center-cut bacon slices, diced
(1-1/2 lbs) bone-in chicken thighs, skinned
(2 tsp) salt-free garlic-and-herb seasoning blend
2 cups thinly sliced leeks
1 cup sliced carrots
1 cup sliced celery
4 cups no-sodium chicken stock, divided
(3/4 tsp) kosher salt
(1/2 tsp) freshly ground black pepper
5 thyme sprigs
(12 oz) baby red potatoes
(2 cups), coarsely chopped, baby spinach leaves

Pineapple-Banana Bread

Pineapple-Banana Bread is a recipe for a delicious and moist tropical fruit-style quick bread. It uses a combination of bananas pineapple and toasted coconut for a delicious bread. [NOTE: You will notice that this recipe calls for wrapping and storing overnight! Do NOT skip this step! It must be done!]. Ingredients Include: Bananas, canned pineapple, coconut, all purpose flour, wheat flour, brown sugar substitute, yogurt and ginger. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (4 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (16) servings. Pineapple-Banana Bread will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 55-60 Minutes.
Storage Time: 8 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

Nonstick cooking spray
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup whole-wheat flour
1/4 cup flaked toasted coconut
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp salt
2/3 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
1 (6 oz) container plain non-fat Greek yogurt
1/2 cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed
Splenda Brown Sugar Blend, (equal to 1/3 cup brown sugar)

1/4 cup canned crushed pineapple in juice, well drained
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 tsp vanilla extract

Artichoke-Chicken Parmesan

Artichoke-Chicken Parmesan is a quick (40) minute recipe for an oven-baked, Italian-style meal. Summary: Boneless chicken breasts, and canned artichoke hearts are combined with white wine, onion,  lemon slices, Parmesan cheese and baked. It is well-seasoned with pepper, salt, rosemary and thyme. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (8 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (4) servings. Artichoke-Chicken Parmesan will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
artichoke-chicken-parmesan
Prep Time: 20  Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

4 (6 oz) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
3 tsp olive oil, divided
1 tsp dried rosemary, crushed
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
2 (14 oz) cans, water-pack artichoke hearts,
drained, quartered

1 medium-size onion, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup white wine or low-sodium chicken broth
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1 lemon, cut in 8 slices
2 green onions, thinly sliced

Beefy-Mac Skillet

Beefy-Mac Skillet is a stovetop recipe for a hearty, any-day of the year, family meal. Ingredients Include: Lean-Ground Beef, elbow macaroni, carrots, onions, mushrooms, beef broth and sour cream. It is also well-seasoned and takes about (40) minutes to make. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (6) Servings. Serving Size: (1-1/3) cups per serving. Beefy-Mac Skillet will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: About 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15-20 Minutes.beefy-mac-skillet
Total Time: About 40 Minutes.

Equipment Needed:
(Large skillet or Dutch oven + Food Processor).

INGREDIENTS:

3 garlic cloves, peeled, crushed
2 medium-size carrots, cut in 2″ pieces
(10 oz) large white mushrooms, halved
1 large onion, cut in 2″ pieces
(1 lb) 90%-lean ground beef
2 tsp dried thyme
3/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
2 cups water
1 (14 oz) can low-sodium beef broth, divided
(8 oz) uncooked whole-wheat elbow macaroni, (2 cups)
2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley, or chives for garnish