Recipes

Country French Barley Vegetable Potage

(Recipe from Diabetes Forecast) 6 cups water 1 tablespoon low-sodium, fat-free beef bouillon powder 1⁄2 cup pearled barley Vegetable cooking spray 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup sliced leek 1 cup sliced fresh carrot 1 cup sliced celery 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms 1 teaspoon herbes de Provence 1/2 teaspoon black pepper In a large […]

Chicken Crunch Apple Salad

2 cups cooked cubed chicken 1 cup diced Gala apple 1⁄2 cup diced celery 2 tablespoons chopped scallions 1⁄4 cup dark raisins or dried cranberries 1/3 cup low-fat mayonnaise 1 tablespoon low-fat sour cream 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 1⁄4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper Combine the chicken, apple, celery, […]

Strawberry Bran Muffins

3 cups miller’s bran flakes 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup all-purpose flour 1⁄2 cup granulated sugar 1 Tbsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 2 eggs, beaten 1/3 cup canola oil 1⁄2 cup molasses 2 cups low-fat buttermilk 1 cup fresh or frozen (no added sugar) sliced strawberries 1. Preheat the oven to […]

Stuffed Red Pepper

1⁄2 pound lean ground turkey 4 large red peppers, halved, cored, and seeded 2 stalks celery, finely chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped 5 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup cooked brown rice 1 cup Muir Glen fire roasted, crushed tomatoes 2 tsp. olive oil 2 tablespoons pine nuts 1⁄4 cup dried cranberries 1 tsp. ground […]

Tangy Two Rice Salad

3⁄4 cup wild rice 3 cups lower-sodium chicken broth 1 cup water 1⁄2 cup instant brown rice 1⁄2 cup sliced green onion 3 cloves garlic, chopped 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 1⁄4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1⁄2 teaspoon ground pepper 1⁄2 cup dried sweetened cranberries […]

Zucchini Parmesan

Olive oil cooking spray 1 3⁄4 cup slice fresh mushrooms 1⁄2 cup minced shallots 6 cups peeled, seeded, chopped tomato 1 1⁄2 cups no-salt-added tomato juice 1 (6 ounce) can no-salt-added tomato paste 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano 1⁄2 teaspoon fennel seeds 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 1 bay leaf 5 large […]

Tuscan White Bean and Spinach Soup

1 teaspoon olive oil 1⁄2 medium onion, chopped 1⁄2 cup chopped celery 1 clove garlic 1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper 1⁄4 teaspoon thyme 1 can (15 ounce) white beans (cannelloni) with liquid 1 cup low-sodium, fat-free chicken broth 1 cup water 2 cups packed fresh spinach leaves, rinsed, drained, and sliced 1 teaspoon lemon juice In […]

Baked Kale Chips

These delicious baked kale chips will satisfy your snack cravings while giving you a healthy serving of nutritious greens! Ingredients: 1 head of kale (any variety will work 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper ( or to taste) Sea salt ( lightly) 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan or Romano cheese Directions: Preheat oven to […]