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Diabetes Quick Fix: Meatball Minestrone

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Meatball minestrone is a hearty soup. This recipe can be doubled easily. If you have time, make extra and use it for another quick meal.

Fennel seeds and oregano flavor the meatballs. The fennel seeds are oval, green-brown seeds that come from the common fennel plant. They have an anise taste and are used in many liqueurs. They can be found in ...Read more

Diabetes Quick Fix: Baked Snapper, Potatoes and Leeks

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Serve this one-pot meal straight from the pan. The ancient method of cooking fish in a clay pot protects the food from intense heat. For this recipe, you can use a heavy-bottomed casserole that can go from stove-top to oven. Failing that, use a medium-size skillet that has an oven-proof handle.

Helpful Hints:

-- Other types of snapper, sole or...Read more

Diabetes Quick Fix: Almond-Maple Chicken with Hot Pepper Succotash

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A maple syrup glaze and sliced almonds give extra flavor and crunch to chicken breasts. Hot pepper jelly adds zing to sauteed corn and lima beans. It's made in minutes in the microwave.

Helpful Hints:

-- Walnuts, pistachios or pecans can be substituted for sliced almonds.

-- Any type of hot pepper jelly can be used.

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-- Place ...Read more

Diabetes Quick Fix: Rosemary Pork, Potatoes and Sprouts

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The flavors of Northern Italy are the basis for this pork dinner. Fresh rosemary flavors the pork, potatoes and Brussels sprouts.

Helpful Hint:

-- A quick way to chop fresh rosemary is to snip it right from the stem with a scissors.

Countdown:

-- Prepare Brussel sprouts, potatoes and pork.

-- Saute vegetables.

-- Add pork.

-- Finish dish....Read more

Diabetes Quick Fix: Fish Chowder with Green Salad

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The essence of this dish is the sweet flavor of fresh fish. Select whatever fish looks best that day. Try to choose a fairly firm fish such as tilapia. There is no flour in this chowder making it very light and allowing the fresh ingredients to stand out.

Helpful Hints:

-- Low-salt tomato juice can be used.

-- Diced fresh onions and celery ...Read more

Fruit juice sweetens energy bar

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Cookbook author Jennifer Tyler Lee and Anisha Patel, a professor of pediatrics at Stanford University, have teamed up to create a new family cookbook aimed at reducing the amount of added sugar in meals, snacks and desserts.

"Half the Sugar, All the Love" has 100 low-sugar recipes that were tested by kids. The foods are sweetened naturally with...Read more

Diabetes Quick Fix: Ricotta Souffle with Tomato Bruschetta

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This unusual souffle tempts you with sauteed vegetables mixed with ricotta cheese and a topping of breadcrumbs. It only takes 20 minutes to make. Spreading the mixture in a thin layer in a baking dish cuts down the cooking time. The zucchini and carrots are chopped and the mushrooms and onions sliced to give variety of texture.

Using your food ...Read more

 

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