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Food Safety Tips

…than plastic wrap. * Use nontoxic, nonstick cookware. Teflon pans and food safety tips also go hand in hand. The problem with Teflon is a chemical called perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), which is used to make nonstick coatings that line pans, disposable food containers, microwave popcorn bags, and hundreds…

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5 Easy, Healthy Dinners You Can Make in Minutes

…before you succumb to unhealthy and expensive take-out, here are five dinners you can make with what you have on hand: 1. 20-Minute Stir-Fry: Spray pan with olive oil cooking spray and add sliced onions, peppers, mushrooms, and whatever other vegetables you have handy. Add 1 pound of diced extra-firm…

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Healthy Dessert Recipes

…teaspoon vanilla extract * 2/3 cup unsweetened coconut * ¼ cup finely chopped almonds Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat an 8” x 8” baking pan with cooking spray and dust lightly with flour. In a small bowl, combine the whole wheat flour, almond flour or almond meal, baking powder, and salt…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Garbanzo Curry

…-45 seconds. Add onion 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…

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Four Easy Ways to Add More Vegetables to Your Diet

…add up to just one serving of chips. Here are four easy, healthy ways to add more vegetables to your diet: * Pan sautéed garlic green beans: Mince two cloves of fresh garlic and sauté in a pan in one tablespoon of olive oil over medium to medium-high heat for two minutes. Add two cups of washed, trimmed…

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Recipes for Diabetes: Two-Hour Roasted Turkey

…teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Preheat oven to 325? F. Rub turkey with olive oil, salt, and pepper and place on a rack in a roasted pan or in a shallow baking pan. Place a meat thermometer in turkey, making sure it doesn’t touch a bone. Bake until the thermometer registers 170? F, about two hours…

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Diabetic Recipes for Dinner: Stuffed Peppers Provencale

…membranes. Blanch peppers in boiling water for three minutes. Drain and set aside. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a medium-sized shallow baking pan with olive oil spray. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, onion, and zucchini and sauté, stirring often, for five minutes…

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Recipes for Diabetes: Roasted Vegetables With Mustard Vinaigrette

…¼ teaspoon seasoned salt or salt substitute (to taste) 1 clove minced garlic Preheat broiler. Place eggplant, zucchini, and mushrooms on broiling pan and brush lightly with 1–2 tablespoons of olive oil. Roast under broiler for 3–4 minutes on each side. While they are cooking, mix 2 tablespoons…

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Diabetes and Cataracts

…advanced glycation end products (AGEs). To understand glycation’s effects on the eyes, I like to use the analogy of cracking an egg into a hot frying pan. The clear part of the egg turns white as the proteins undergo glycation. Likewise, when glycation occurs in the protein-dense lens of the eye, the eye…

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The Many Benefits of Ginger

You all know ginger (Zingiber officinale). It's what makes gingerbread spicy and gives many Asian dishes their characteristic kick. Dried ginger is a common component in Chinese herbal preparations, and it is often used in this country to prevent nausea and motion sickness, as well as morning…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Veg Out!

…processor with a bit of butter and salt and pepper. You’ll never eat potatoes again! You can also throw several different vegetables into a roasting pan with some olive oil and Italian seasonings. Slow roast them in the oven until soft and enjoy on their own or as a side dish. No matter what you decide…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Lemon-Mustard Chicken Breasts

…marinade in a plastic bag, press out air, seal tightly, and marinate in refrigerator. Preheat 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…

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Recipes for Diabetes: Easy Baked Salmon

…Combine the olive oil, lemon juice, chives, lemon peel, salt, and pepper in a small bowl and stir until well blended. Spray a large, shallow baking pan with olive oil. Place the salmon fillets skin side down in the dish and rub the oil mixture over the fish. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until just done…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Cream of Broccoli Soup

…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 processor or blender…

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A Baked BBQ Chicken Recipe That's Easy to Make

…onion, thinly sliced 1 medium green pepper, chopped ¾ cup barbecue sauce Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray bottom of an 8 x 8 inch baking pan with olive oil spray. Place chicken in prepared dish. Sprinkle onions and green peppers over chicken, and pour barbecue sauce evenly over top. Cover…

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Reversing Type 2 Diabetes: Baked Salmon Dijon

…salmon. Place in baking dish (skin side down if not skinned). Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, depending on thickness. Transfer to serving plates and spoon pan juices over fillets. Nutritional information per serving: calories 159; fat 6 grams; cholesterol 59 mg; sodium 280 mg; carbs 1 gram; fiber trace; protein…

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