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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Fabulous Frittata

…over medium heat. Add green onions and cook, stirring constantly, for one minute. Add asparagus, broth, and pepper to skillet. Stir, cover, lower heat, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until asparagus is tender-crisp. Remove cover, turn heat up to medium, and cook for another minute or so until broth has…

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5 Easy, Healthy Dinners You Can Make in Minutes

…cheese. Serves 1. 4. 30-Minute Chicken Vegetable Soup: Spray olive oil cooking spray in a pot and cook a chopped onion until soft. Add one (14.5 oz.) can low-sodium chicken broth and one (14.5 oz.) can vegetable broth, two cooked chicken breasts chopped, ½ bag of frozen mixed vegetables, ½ teaspoon…

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Recipes for Diabetes: Moo Shoo Vegetables in Lettuce Leaves

…minutes. Add mushrooms and stir-fry for two more minutes. Add bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, and cooked egg, and continue to stir-fry for two more minutes. Stir in the soy sauce/cornstarch mixture and cook, stirring, as sauce thickens, another two minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve with romaine…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Cream of Broccoli Soup

…pepper In a large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and curry powder and cook, stirring often, for 3 to 4 minutes. Add broccoli and broth to pan, bring to a boil, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes until broccoli is tender. Add ricotta, milk, salt and pepper. Place soup in a food…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Garlicky Spinach

…-stick skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic and cook, stirring for 1 minute. Add spinach to the skillet and cook, stirring constantly and pushing uncooked spinach toward the bottom of the skillet. Cook until all spinach has wilted, 3-4 minutes. Enjoy your garlicky spinach! Nutritional…

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Benefits of Protein in the Morning

…: Scramble egg whites with the skim milk, cottage cheese, bell pepper, and onion. Pour onto heated, non-stick skillet coated with olive oil cooking spray. Cook gently, turning with spatula as needed to keep from burning. Western Omelet Serves 2 Ingredients: * Olive oil spray * 1 small tomato, sliced…

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Sicilian Chicken Marsala

…remains too thin, or you want to cook more quickly, add 2 teaspoons of flour to two tablespoons cold water, stir until dissolved, and stir into skillet.) Return chicken breasts to skillet, coat with sauce, cover and simmer for 5–7 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Garnish with parsley. Nutritional…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Vegetable Beefy Stew

…stirring frequently, until cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes. Add garlic, onion, carrots, and celery to the saucepan and cook another five minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour beef broth in to the saucepan and add potatoes, tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, bay leaves, and seasonings. Cook for 45-50 minutes, stirring…

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Chicken Marsala: A Healthier Twist on this Restaurant Favorite

…remains too thin, or you want to cook more quickly, add 2 teaspoons of flour to two tablespoons cold water, stir until dissolved, and stir into skillet.) Return chicken breasts to skillet, coat with sauce, cover and simmer for 5–7 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Garnish with parsley. Nutritional…

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Recipes for Diabetes: Scampi in Wine and Garlic Sauce

…minute. Add shrimp to the skillet and continue cooking, stirring and turning, until shrimp turns pink, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from the skillet. Turn up the heat to high and add wine, lemon juice, parsley, oregano, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, until sauce is reduced by…

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Diabetic Recipes for Dinner: Hot and Sour Soup

…xylitol, black pepper, and red pepper flakes to the saucepan and cook for another minute. Dissolve cornstarch in water and stir into soup. Stir constantly until soup begins to thicken. While stirring, slowly pour egg white into soup and cook until egg turns white. Remove from heat and stir in sesame oil…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Lemon-Mustard Chicken Breasts

…a grill or broiler to high and place the grill or broiler pan 3-4 inches from heat. Baste chicken with marinade and cook for 7-9 minutes. Turn, baste other side, and continue cooking for another 7-9 minutes, until done. (Juices will run clear when pricked with a fork.) Enjoy your lemon-mustard chicken…

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4 Comfort Foods You Can Enjoy Guilt-Free

…lower cholesterol, and they’re loaded with protective phytonutrients. To make a warm apple cobber, dice several apples and sprinkle with cinnamon. Cook in a saucepan on medium heat until apples are soft, but not mushy. Remove from heat and sprinkle with your favorite healthy toppings—flax, oatmeal…

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The Many Benefits of Ginger

…study, seven patients with rheumatoid arthritis who had failed to achieve much improvement with the usual drug therapy were given ginger, either raw, cooked or in dried supplement form. In every patient, the benefits of ginger were obvious: Significant relief in pain, mobility, and swelling all were noted…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Chipotle Chili

…heat, and simmer for a minimum of one hour, stirring occasionally and adding more water, if necessary. Chili may be cooked for up to four hours, if you have the time. The longer you cook it, the better the flavor. In fact, chili is even better reheated the next day. Enjoy your chipotle chili! Nutritional…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Garbanzo Curry

…to pan and cook for two minutes, stirring frequently. Add garbanzo beans and water to pan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes, adding more water as necessary. Meanwhile, coarsely chop spinach and tomato. Add to the pan, along with the salt. Continue cooking over low heat…

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10 Tips That Make Following a Healthy Diet Plan Easy

…for optimal health and well-being. Fortunately, there are simple things you can do to make following a healthy diet plan easy, including: 1. Use cooking spray to coat skillets and baking dishes. 2. Never fry food: grill, sauté, broil, or bake instead. 3. Lightly steam vegetables. 4. Make large quantities…

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Boost Your Health With Spicy Grilled Salmon

…sides of the salmon fillets and marinate for 6 hours. Before cooking, rub or spray fillets with a small amount of olive oil (no more than 1 tablespoon). Preheat broiler or grill until it is very hot. Place salmon on grill/broiler, and cook approximately 7–10 minutes, depending on thickness. Calories…

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Recipes for Diabetes: Zesty Grilled Halibut

…shallow glass or ceramic dish and pour marinade over the fish. Turn fish to coat evenly. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Preheat grill or broiler, and cook fish about 3 inches from heat source for 5–7 minutes on each side. Serve with lemon wedges. Nutritional information per serving: calories: 269; total…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Stir-Fried Asparagus

…medium heat. Add onion slices and stir-fry for two minutes. Add asparagus to the skillet and stir-fry for two minutes. Pour sauce into the skillet and cook three to four minutes, until asparagus is tender, yet crisp. Enjoy your stir-fried asparagus! Nutritional information (per serving): calories: 42; fat…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Vegetable-Tofu Shish Kebabs

…. Heat grill to medium-high. Thread tofu, alternating with vegetables on skewers and spray with olive oil. Reserve remaining marinade for basting. Cook for 7-10 minutes, turning every three minutes or so and basting with reserved marinade. Enjoy your tofu shish-kabobs! Nutritional information per serving…

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