Diabetes-Friendly Appetizer Recipes

Sep 21, 2017

Sweet & Spicy Snack Mix

By |2017-09-21T10:35:57+00:00September 21st, 2017|Appetizers, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments

Store Sweet and Spicy Snack Mix in an airtight container to keep it fresher.

Ingredients

sweet and spicy snack mix

  • 3 cups crispy rice cereal squares
  • 2 cups toasted O-shaped cereal
  • 2 cups small reduced-fat pretzels
  • 1 cup oyster crackers
  • 1 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granular
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire […]
Sep 19, 2017

Spicy Party Mix

By |2017-09-19T14:35:54+00:00September 19th, 2017|Appetizers, Diabetes Recipes, Side Dishes|0 Comments

This spicy party mix should be stored in an air tight container.

Ingredients

  • 13 cups freshly popped popcorn
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granular
  • 2 tablespoons sweet Hungarian paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper (less if you don’t like spicy heat)
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups dry roasted salted peanuts
  • 1 1/2 cups whole almonds, toasted
  • 1 […]
Dec 14, 2009

Chicken & Fruit Kabobs with Mustard-Leek Sauce

By |2017-01-06T10:18:50+00:00December 14th, 2009|Appetizers, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit, Pasta|0 Comments

Chicken & Fruit Kabobs Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 small bananas
  • 3 medium peaches, pitted
  • 3 medium plums, pitted
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon of curry powder
  • Mustard-Leek Sauce (see below)

Directions

  1. Prepare grill for cooking or preheat oven to broil.
  2. Cut chicken into 1″ pieces and cut banana, peaches and plumbs into 8 pieces.
  3. Thread chicken and fruit on 16 small wood […]
Mar 10, 2009

Baked Tortilla Chips

By |2017-01-06T11:40:04+00:00March 10th, 2009|Appetizers, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 6 corn tortillas
  • Sea Salt

Directions

  1. Preheat Oven to 400°F.
  2. Cut each tortilla into 6 pie-shapped pieces.
  3. Place tortillas on a cookie sheet.
  4. Spread out.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and flip torillas so the bottom is now at the top.
  7. Return to oven for 3 to 4 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven again and lightly salt.
  9. Serve warm or at room temperature with […]
Feb 9, 2009

Chili Vegetarian Style

By |2017-01-06T11:40:05+00:00February 9th, 2009|Appetizers, Diabetes Recipes, Soups & Stews, Vegetables|0 Comments

This vegetarian chili, like most chilies, tastes best the day after it is made. Refrigerate chili in covered pot overnight and when ready to serve, heat chili to boil over low heat, stirring constantly, then serve immediately when chili is hot. If spicier chili is preferred, increase the ground cayenne red pepper to 1 teaspoon […]

Jan 10, 2009

Adrian Leon’s Mango Lobster Ceviche

By |2017-11-07T14:00:01+00:00January 10th, 2009|Appetizers, Diabetes Recipes, Seafood|0 Comments

Ingredients:

  • 12 ounces lobster meat
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 1 cup fresh mango puree
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup red onions
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup mint, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon habanero sauce
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper (optional)

Directions:

  1. Mix lime juice, orange juice, Splenda Granulated, […]
Jan 10, 2009

Adrian Leon’s Chili Piquin Nuts

By |2017-01-06T11:41:33+00:00January 10th, 2009|Appetizers, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments

Ingredients:

  • 1 pinch ground allspice
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1/2 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 1 teaspoon chili piquin or ground cayenne
  • 1/2 cup mixed nuts
  • 2 egg white

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Mix all the dry spices and Splenda Granulated sweetener in a bowl.
  3. Whip the egg white in a separate mixer bowl on medium high until soft […]
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