Diabetes-Friendly Dip and Spread Recipes

Aug 24, 2017

Eggplant Dip

By | 2017-08-24T11:19:46+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Dips & Spreads, Vegetables|0 Comments

This is a great dip to use with whole-grain crackers (without hydrogenated fats/trans fat) or raw vegetables. Try “Bake to Nature” Rice Thin crackers.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium eggplant (about 1 cup), peeled
  • 1 onion, 1 tomato, 1 pepper diced (1/2 cup)
  • 1-2 Tbsp. lemon juice to taste
  • 1-2 tsp. garlic powder to taste
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil (or ⅛ cup sliced olives)

Directions

    Aug 21, 2017

    Citrus Salsa

    By | 2017-08-21T08:56:12+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Dips & Spreads, Sauces & Syrups|0 Comments

    Citrus Salsa is best served with baked tortilla chips or on top of grilled chicken or fish.

    Ingredients

    • 4 Roma tomatoes, red, ripe
    • 2 oranges, large, peeled, diced
    • 1 Vidalia onion, large, chopped
    • 2 jalapeno chili, large, seeded and minced
    • 2 tablespoons lime juice, fresh
    • 1/4 cup orange juice, fresh
    • 3 SPLENDA® Packets
    • 1 tablespoon cilantro, fresh, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon salt

    Directions

    1. Bring small saucepan of water […]
    Aug 17, 2017

    Chocolate Fondue

    By | 2017-08-17T09:02:25+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Dips & Spreads|0 Comments

    Ingredients

    • 8 oz package unsweetened baking chocolate
    • 1 cup skim milk
    • 14 1/2teaspoons Equal® for Recipes (48 packets Equal® sweetener or 2 cups Equal® Spoonful™)
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla or 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon rum extract
    • Dippers (apples, pears, banana pieces, orange segments, strawberries, or pretzels)

    Directions

    1. Cut squares of chocolate into pieces
    2. Heat chocolate and milk in medium saucepan over medium-low to low […]
    Aug 5, 2009

    Bean Trio with Citrus Cumin Dressing

    By | 2017-01-06T10:21:43+00:00 August 5th, 2009|Diabetes Recipes, Dips & Spreads, Vegetables|0 Comments

    Ingredients

    • 1 (19oz) can black beans
    • 1 (19oz) can dark red kidney beans
    • 1 (15oz) can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1/2 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
    • 1/2 cup red onion chopped small
    • 1/2 cup celery hearts chopped small
    • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
    • 2 tbsp Splenda Granular
    • 4 tbsp lemon juice
    • 3 tbsp orange juice
    • 2 tbsp lime juice
    • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1/4 […]
    Jul 5, 2009

    Simple Bean Dip

    By | 2017-01-06T10:22:26+00:00 July 5th, 2009|Diabetes Recipes, Dips & Spreads|0 Comments

    Ingredients

    • 4 cups cooked pinto beans
    • 1/4 cup chopped onion
    • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
    • 1/2 tsp cumin
    • 1/2 tsp oregano
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • Optional: 1 Bag of baby carrots or 1 Bag of celery sticks

    Directions

    1. Cook pinto beans according to directions on product bag.
    2. Mash pinto beans in a large bowl.
    3. Mix onion, garlic powder, cumin, oregano and salt into mashed beans until well blended.
    4. […]

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