Diabetes-Friendly Sauces & Syrups

Sep 21, 2017

Sweet Red Pepper Hummus

By |2017-09-21T11:05:40+00:00Updated: September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Sauces & Syrups|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 tablespoons SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 1 (19 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained
  • 2 cups chopped red bell pepper
  • Olive oil-flavored cooking spray

Directions

  1. Spray non-stick saute pan with olive oil spray. Saute red peppers for 4 to […]
Sep 19, 2017

Sassy Sweet & Sour Dressing

By |2017-09-19T11:32:18+00:00Updated: September 19th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Sauces & Syrups|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 6 packet Equal®sweetener or ¼ cup Equal® Spoonful™
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Food Processor

Directions

  1. Process all ingredients in food processor or blender until smooth and well mixed. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. Variation: Substitute 1 tbsp […]
Sep 15, 2017

Mexican Bean Dip

By |2017-09-15T10:32:36+00:00Updated: September 15th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Sauces & Syrups, Side Dishes, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 (15oz.) can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 medium avocado, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 red chili, finely chopped (optional)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Equal® Spoonful or 1 1/2 packets Equal sweetener
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley, divided use

Directions

  1. Place kidney beans, avocado, lemon juice, tomato paste, chili, garlic and Equal® in […]
Aug 31, 2017

Guacamole Dip

By |2017-08-31T13:00:49+00:00Updated: August 31st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Sauces & Syrups, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 medium ripe avocado, diced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 small tomato, diced
  • 1 tsp. cumin (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper (or to taste)
  • Hot sauce to taste

Directions

  1. Mash avocados and add the rest of the ingredients until well blended.
  2. Use baked tortilla chips to dip and serve immedately.

Food Exchanges: 3 Meat, 1 Fruit.

Aug 30, 2017

Greek Dressing

By |2017-08-30T16:00:57+00:00Updated: August 30th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Salads, Sauces & Syrups|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup (2-ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Equal® Spoonful (May substitute 1 1/2 packets Equal sweetener)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients, stirring with a wire whisk, until blended. Cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to allow flavors to blend.
  2. Use […]
Aug 25, 2017

Fresh Tomato Herb Spaghetti Sauce

By |2017-08-25T15:50:34+00:00Updated: August 25th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Sauces & Syrups|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh seeded tomatoes*
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Equal® Spoonful or 1 1/2 packets of Equal sweetener
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup (2-ounces) crumbled feta cheese

*To seed tomatoes quickly and easily, cut tomato into quarters. Squeeze each piece […]

Aug 22, 2017

Cranberry Sauce

By |2017-08-22T10:54:27+00:00Updated: 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

Citrus Salsa

By |2017-08-21T08:56:12+00:00Updated: 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 […]
Jul 3, 2012

Fruity Lamb Curry

By |2017-01-11T09:58:57+00:00Updated: July 3rd, 2012|Diabetes Recipes, Rice, Sauces & Syrups|0 Comments

Curry and lamb go well together, and so do curry and fruit, so why not put them all together for this sure people-pleaser? If your market doesn’t regularly sell lamb for stew, just ask the folks in the meat department to set aside some for you the next time they are butchering the more expensive cuts.

Ingredients:

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