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Diabetes Quick Fix: Southwestern Buffalo Sliders with Taco Salad

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Enjoy earthy Southwestern flavors with these spicy buffalo sliders and taco salad.

Ground chipotle powder adds a spicy and smoky flavor to the burgers. The powder can also spice up many other foods—salad dressings, vegetables, potatoes, rice, and other meats.

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These burgers have a hot kick. If you’re sensitive to hot spices,...Read more

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Baked Parmesan Scallops with Spinach Linguine and Carrots

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Baked scallops are luscious served with linguine. Scallops are readily available. I like to use the frozen ones in this recipe so you can buy them to have on hand for a quick meal. You can use any type of scallop for this recipe. If you buy small bay scallops, then cut the baking time to 10 minutes.

Fresh spinach linguine is available in the ...Read more

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Sausage, Potato and Beer Stew

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Sweet potatoes, tomatoes and apples are combined with turkey sausages to make this a tasty stew. I cooked the ingredients in beer which added an intriguing depth of flavor.

There are several types of turkey sausage available in the supermarket meat case. I prefer the mild ones for this dinner; but if you like your stews with a kick, buy the ...Read more

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Crispy Chicken with Ratatouille (Sautéed Provençal Vegetables)

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Freshly made ratatouille, a tasty blend of Provençal vegetables and crispy, sautéed chicken make a quick, colorful dinner.

Coating the chicken with coarse cornmeal gives it a flavorful crust without having to deep-fry it. Cornmeal can be found in three textures, coarse, medium or fine, and three colors, white, yellow, or blue, depending on ...Read more

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Chicken Ragout with Mushroom Rice

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Chicken and vegetables in a rich tomato sauce brings memories of Italian slow-cooked stews.

This is a quick version that captures the flavors without spending hours. It’s served with a mushroom and rice side dish.

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Low sodium petit diced tomatoes can be used instead of chopped tomatoes.

Any type of onion can be used.

A ...Read more

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Osso Buco alle Milanese (Braised Veal Shanks)

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Veal slices cut from the leg, slowly cooked in wine and herbs form the basis for this rich and tasty dish from Milan. The secret to this dish is a garnish of fresh parsley, grated lemon peel, and garlic called gremolada. It’s added at the end and gives the dish a light, fresh taste.

It only takes a few minutes to prepare the ingredients and ...Read more

 

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