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Diabetes Quick Fix: Whiskey Pork Chops with Rosemary Lentils

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Whiskey lends an intriguing flavor to this simple French pork dish. This is a hearty meal and takes about 20 minutes to make from start to finish.

Helpful Hints:

— You can buy whiskey in small splits at most liquor stores.

— Look for low-sodium, canned diced tomatoes in the market.

— Find minced garlic in the produce section of the ...Read more

Diabetes Quick Fix: Aga Kahn's Chicken Curry and Rice

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While at Le Cordon Bleu, I learned about this aromatic and gently spicy chicken curry developed by the school for the Aga Kahn. It became his favorite curry dinner. This recipe was inspired by that dish. By the way, this is a great way to use leftover turkey or chicken. Just add them to the skillet for a minute to warm and finish the recipe.

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Fish in a Pouch with Garlic Couscous

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This is a wonderful way to cook fish. Sealed in a package with mushrooms and tomatoes, it steams in its own juices. Quick-cooking whole wheat couscous takes only 5 minutes to make and has a nutty flavor.

Helpful Hints:

— You can use any type of fish fillet such as snapper, sole or tilapia.

— You can use any type of sliced mushrooms.

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Beef Stroganoff with Egg Noodles

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Stroganoff is an old Russian classic. The mixture of mushrooms, tomato paste, and mustard gives the stroganoff sauce a tangy blend of flavors and a creamy texture.

Helpful Hints:

— Find diced fresh onions in the produce section of the supermarket.

— Use any type of mushrooms.

— Use a skillet that is just big enough to hold the meat in ...Read more

Diabetes Quick Fix: Cajun Chicken and Caramelized Onion Rice

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Cajun cooking is considered the country cousin to Creole cuisine. Creole is described as city food, while Cajun is often referred to as country food. It’s hot and spicy. If you like your food really hot, serve hot pepper sauce on the side.

Helpful Hints:

— You can use any type of onion.

— Spread seasonings over chicken and let stand ...Read more

Diabetes Quick Fix: Pork and Caraway Scented Red Cabbage

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Caraway-scented red cabbage combines with sauteed pork for this German-style dinner.

Helpful Hints:

— You can use a Golden Delicious apple instead of Granny Smith.

— Dark German bread goes well with this dinner. You can use whole wheat bread instead.

— If only larger heads of red cabbage are available, ask the produce manager to cut ...Read more

Diabetes Quick Fix: Sauteed Fish with Pineapple Salsa and Poblano Rice

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It’s easy to see why salsa is one of America’s favorite condiments. Its fresh, crisp, tangy flavor adds a refreshing touch to a meal without a lot of sugar or fat. This bright pineapple salsa brings out the flavor of fresh fish.

The poblano peppers, called ancho peppers when dried, that give the rice dish its zing, are medium-hot. You can ...Read more

 

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