Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Recipes

Sep 19, 2017

Summer Fruit Trifle

By |2017-09-19T16:03:44+00:00September 19th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Fruit Trifle Ingredients

  • 1 (18.25oz) package light yellow cake mix
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons Equal® Spoonful™
  • Milk Custard (recipe below)
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 2 nectarines or peaches, sliced
  • 1 medium banana, sliced
  • 1 pint blueberries
  • Light whipped topping

Fruit Trifle Directions

  1. Make cake mix according to package directions, using water and egg whites; bake in a […]
Sep 19, 2017

Strawberry Shortcakes

By |2017-09-19T15:14:54+00:00September 19th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 package fast-rising yeast
  • 2 tablespoons hot water (115°F / 45°C)
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 6 packets Equal® sweetener or ¼ cup Equal® Spoonful™
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons cold margarine, cut into pieces
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 3 cups sliced strawberries
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes […]
Sep 19, 2017

Strawberry Kiwi Smoothies

By |2017-09-19T14:56:47+00:00September 19th, 2017|Beverages, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt
  • 4 medium size kiwi, peeled, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup Equal® Spoonful or 12 packets of Equal sweetener
  • 2 cups frozen unsweetened whole strawberries

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients except strawberries in blender or food processor; cover. Process until smooth.
  2. Add strawberries, and process until smooth.
  3. Serve immediately in tall glasses.

Food Exchanges: 1/2 milk, 1 1/2 […]

Sep 19, 2017

Strawberry and Rhubarb Crisp

By |2017-09-19T14:50:24+00:00September 19th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Strawberry and Rhubarb Crisp Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup ground almonds
  • 1/4 cup Equal®Spoonful or 6 packets of Equal sweetner
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup stick butter or margarine, melted and cooled to room temperature

Strawberry and Rhubarb Crisp Directions

  1. Combine flour, almonds, 1/4 cup Equal®, brown sugar, […]
Sep 19, 2017

Spiced Applesauce

By |2017-09-19T13:50:17+00:00September 19th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 pounds tart cooking apples (about 8 large), peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup Equal® Spoonful or 24 packets of Equal sweetener
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Combine apples and water in large saucepan; heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 20 to 25 minutes or until apples are tender.
  2. Mash […]
Sep 19, 2017

Roasted Dessert Pears

By |2017-09-19T11:24:45+00:00September 19th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 4 ripe Bartlett pears, peeled, cored, and cut in half
  • 2 tablespoons SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 pint low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C)
  2. Arrange pears cut side down in an 11 x 7 x 1-1/2″ baking dish. Combine […]
Sep 19, 2017

Rhubarb and Apple Crumble

By |2017-09-19T10:46:33+00:00September 19th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Rhubarb and Apple Crumble Ingredients

  • 3 cups peeled, cored, 3/4″ cubed Granny Smith apples
  • 2 1/2 cups 3/4″ cubed fresh red rhubarb
  • 1/2 cup Equal® Spoonful or 12 packets of Equal sweetener
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup water or apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel (optional)

Rhubarb and Apple Crumble Topping Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup quick or old-fashioned oats, uncooked
  • 1/4 cup […]
Sep 18, 2017

Raspberry Cheese Tarts

By |2017-09-18T14:59:58+00:00September 18th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Raspberry Cheese Crust Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup SPLENDA® Granular
  • 5 tablespoons light margarine

Raspberry Cheese Filling Ingredients

  • 4 ounces reduced fat cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup plain non-fat yogurt
  • 1 cup SPLENDA® Granular
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 1 cup frozen raspberries

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Blend crust ingredients together in a small mixing bowl. Stir until well blended. Line 10 muffin cups […]
Sep 18, 2017

Pumpkin Roll

By |2017-09-18T14:45:50+00:00September 18th, 2017|Breads & Muffins, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Pumpkin Roll Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup Equal® Spoonful or 24 packets of Equal sweetener
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Pumpkin Roll Directions

  1. Beat eggs and 1 cup Equal® for 5 minutes in mixing bowl on medium speed of mixer.
  2. Stir in pumpkin and lemon juice. Blend in flour, […]
Sep 18, 2017

Poached Pear Halves with Red Wine Sauce

By |2017-09-18T13:57:45+00:00September 18th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dry red wine
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 whole nutmeg
  • 6 pears, peeled, cored, cut into halves
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup Equal® Spoonful™
  • Mint sprigs

Directions

  1. Heat wine, apple juice, cinnamon sticks and nutmeg to simmering in large skillet. Add pear halves with cut sides down. Simmer, covered, until pears are tender, 10 […]
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