Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Recipes

Aug 30, 2017

Fruit Layered Island Delight

By |2017-08-30T13:13:53-04:00Updated: August 30th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 4 cups angel food cake, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups Amaretto flavored coffee creamer, divided use
  • 1/3 cup Equal® Spoonful or 8 packets of Equal sweetener
  • 1 ripe medium mango, peeled, seeded, chopped
  • 1 cup cubed fresh or canned pineapple, drained
  • 2 medium ripe bananas, peeled, cut into ½-inch thick slices
  • 1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (8-ounce) container […]
Aug 29, 2017

Fruit Baked Apples

By |2017-08-29T15:03:00-04:00Updated: August 29th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Equal® Spoonful (or 12 packets Equal sweetener)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Pinch ground cinnamon
  • Pinch ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups apple cider or juice
  • 1 package (6 ounces) dried mixed fruit, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon stick butter or margarine
  • 8 tart baking apples

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F
  2. Remove cores from apples, cutting into but not through bottoms. Peel 1-inch around tops. Set aside.
  3. Combine Equal®, […]
Aug 29, 2017

Frozen Fruit Cups

By |2017-08-29T14:45:29-04:00Updated: August 29th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

If made in a 10 x 6-inch baking dish, cut into squares and serve on lettuce-lined plates as a salad, or on plates with a pureed strawberry or raspberry sauce for dessert. The fruit mixture can be spooned into hollowed-out orange halves and frozen. Cut thin slice from bottom of orange halves so they will stand; […]

Aug 24, 2017

Festive Fruit Salad

By |2017-08-24T11:47:31-04:00Updated: August 24th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 2 medium nectarines, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups halved seedless red grapes
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 1 1/2 cups blueberries
  • 2 (8 oz.) cartons plain nonfat yogurt
  • 4 to 6 packets Equal® or 1 1/4 to 1 3/4 tsp Equal® for recipe 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp finely shredded lemon peel

Directions

  1. In a clear straight-sided bowl, layer fruits.
  2. In a small bowl […]
Aug 22, 2017

Cranberry Sauce

By |2017-08-22T10:54:27-04:00Updated: August 22nd, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Fruit, Sauces & Syrups|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (8 oz) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2/3 cup Equal® Spoonful or 16 packets of Equal sweetener

Directions

  1. Combine cranberries and water in medium saucepan. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
  2. Simmer, uncovered over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until skins pop.
  3. Remove from heat; mash slightly. Stir in Equal®.
  4. Cover and chill for later or […]
Aug 21, 2017

Cranberry Apple Crisp

By |2017-08-21T11:36:05-04:00Updated: August 21st, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Cranberry Apple Crisp Filling Ingredients

  • 3 cups peeled, cored, sliced apples
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen thawed cranberries
  • 1 cup Equal® Spoonful or 24 packets of Equal Sweetener

Cranberry Apple Crisp Filling Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup stick butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup Equal® Spoonful or 12 packets Equal sweetener

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  2. Combine apples, cranberries […]
Aug 21, 2017

Cold & Creamy Fruit Cups

By |2017-08-21T10:36:46-04:00Updated: August 21st, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

If 11×7-inch baking dish is used, cut dessert into squares and serve on small plates with Raspberry Sauce or Strawberry Sauce, if desired. The fruit mixture can also be spooned into hollowed out orange halves and frozen. Cut thin slice from bottom of orange halves so they will stand. Place in muffin cups to freeze.

Ingredients

  • 1 (8-ounce) […]
Sep 26, 2016

A Perfect Indian Summer BBQ

By |2016-10-18T11:28:55-04:00Updated: September 26th, 2016|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit, Poultry, Side Dishes, Vegetables|0 Comments

As the warm days of summer slip away, there are fewer opportunities for outdoor meals and barbecues. The final beautiful days of the season are often referred to as Indian summer. Discover a perfect Indian summer meal that celebrates the essence of the season and stays within the parameters of a diabetes-friendly diet.

Jul 20, 2016

Simple Strawberry Smoothie

By |2017-01-06T10:14:08-05:00Updated: July 20th, 2016|Beverages, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen, unsweetened strawberries, whole
  • 1 cup plain fat-free greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup lite cranberry juice
  • 1/4 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine frozen strawberries, yogurt, cranberry juice and splenda and blend until smooth.
  2. Poor smoothie in 3 glasses and serve immediately

Food Exchanges: 1 Fruit

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May 6, 2012

Cinnamon Glazed Apple Rings

By |2017-01-11T10:03:56-05:00Updated: May 6th, 2012|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Cinnamon Glazed Apple Rings are a fairly healthy snack and especially enjoyable for kids. The scoop of yogurt (frozen or otherwise) is a perfect topping to go on this delicious treat. Cinnamon Glazed Apple Rings with Yogurt topping is perfect for any season!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon […]
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