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Diabetes Quick Fix: Chicken Tostadas and Cilantro Tomatoes

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Crisp tortillas, smooth beans, hot flavors and cool tomatoes make this tostado recipe a great, quick meal. Tostada means toasted in English and is a flat tortilla that is toasted or deep fried. They're like little Mexican pizzas. They're usually served as an appetizer. The addition of chicken here makes this into a quick meal.

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Harvard professor calls coconut oil 'pure poison' in viral talk on nutrition

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A Harvard professor wants you to reconsider the dangers of consuming coconut oil, a popular trend within the wellness crowd as of late.

Self-appointed "wellness experts" and "health gurus" online promote coconut oil for its immune support, digestive help and as a healthier fat for cooking.

But in her German-language talk "Coconut Oil and Other...Read more

Diabetes Quick Fix: Whiskey-Soused Salmon with Broccoli and Potatoes

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A light whiskey-flavored mayonnaise sauce dresses salmon steaks. Potatoes and broccoli, livened with chives, can be made in minutes in a microwave oven.

Salmon is sold in thick steaks with the bone in or in thin fillets. The steaks are a nice alternative to the fillets.

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-- If you prefer not to use whiskey in the sauce, 2 ...Read more

Diabetes Quick Fix: Almond Grape Chicken Salad with Crunchy Coleslaw

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The only heat you need for this quick summer meal is a microwave oven. It's a simple way to "poach" chicken. The chicken is placed on a plate and covered with another inverted plate and microwaved for 4 minutes. This method leaves the cooked chicken tender and juicy.

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-- A simple way to chop chives is to cut them with a scissors....Read more

Diabetes Quick Fix: Salmon Gazpacho

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Fresh salmon, cucumbers and tomatoes make a tasty combination in this creamy soup supper. Gazpacho is a Spanish soup served at room temperature or chilled. Adding freshly cooked salmon creates a complete one-dish meal in which the soup ingredients flavor the salmon.

The secret to the rich flavor of this dinner is the salmon is cooked for just a...Read more

Diabetes Quick Fix: Tuscan Bean And Tuna Salad With Tomatoes

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Use this quick diabetes-friendly meal to make a quick simple dinner. Vinaigrette dressing makes this popular Italian salad a nice change from tuna salad with a mayonnaise base. The Tomato Salad is a colorful complement.

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-- Any type of canned bean can be used.

-- Buy the best quality white meat tuna packed in water for the best ...Read more

Diabetes Quick Fix: Lemon Pepper Shrimp and Couscous on a Bed of Spinach

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Hot, spicy, lemon pepper shrimp with couscous and olives combine to make this a tasty one-pot meal that can be prepared in 15 minutes.

The shrimp marinates for a few minutes in lemon juice and cracked black pepper while you prepare the remaining ingredients

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-- Diced fresh onions can be found in the produce section of the ...Read more


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