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10 Tasty Diabetic-Friendly Dinner Recipes

Traditional Pan-Fried Trout

Ingredients: 2 lbs (1 kg) whole fresh trout fillets 2 Tbsp (30 mL) whole wheat or all-purpost flour 1/4 tsp (2 mL) freshly ground pepper 2 Tbsp (30 mL) milk 2 Tbsp (30 mL) canola oil lemon and parsley, optional garnishes   Instructions: On a plate, mix flour with pepper for dredging the fish. Place

Spinach Salad

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 6 cups (1.5 L) lightly-packed baby spinach 1 large sweet onion (Spanish, Vidalia or other mild onion) cut into rings 1 large orange Unsweetened orange juice 1 clove garlic, finely-chopped 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt 1/4 (1 mL) salt 1/4 tsp (1 mL) freshly ground black pepper 2 tsp (10 mL)

Diabetic Friendly – Chili con Carne

Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 1 lb (500g) lean ground beef 1 cup (250 mL) chopped onion 1 clove garlic, crushed 3 cups (750 mL) finely-shredded cabbage 2 cups (500 mL) thinly sliced-celery 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped sweet green pepper 1 can (28 oz/796 mL) diced tomatoes, undrained 1 can (7.5 oz/213 mL) tomato sauce

Cream of Cauliflower Soup

Yield: 3 cups Ingredients: Blender, food processor or immersion blender 2 cups (500 mL) cauliflower florets 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped celery 1½ cups (375 mL) reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 cup (250 mL) evaporated 2% milk Pinch freshly ground white pepper 1 green onion sliced Instructions: In a saucepan, combine cauliflower, celery and broth. Bring

Black Bean Hummus

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 15-ounce of can black beans, rinsed and drained 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon dried basil 1 teaspoon garlic, minced Instructions: Step 1: Process the black beans, lemon juice, basil and garlic together in a food processor until thick. Step 2: Chill for 1/2 hours, then serve.

Chunky Grilled Vegetable Guacamole

Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) canola oil, divided (plus more for the grill) 1 small zucchini, cut lengthwise in 3 long strips 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeds removed, sliced in half 1 just ripe avocado, peeled, sliced in half 1/2 small red onion, sliced in half Juice of 1 lime 1/4

Diabetes Friendly – Breakfast Scones

Yield: 10 servings Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 tsp salt 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 2/3 cup toasted wheat germ 1/3 cup margarine 1-1/4 cups finely-chopped apple 1/2 cup skim milk 1/4 cup honey TOPPINGS:  1 tbsp. toasted wheat germ, 1/4 tsp ground

Creamy Fruit Salad

Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 1 apple, cored and diced 2 tsp (10 mL) freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 can (14 oz/398 mL) pineapple tidbits, packed in juice, drained 1 can (10 oz/284 mL) mandarin orange sections, drained 1 cup (250 mL) halved seedless grapes 1 cup (250 mL) mini marshmallows 3/4 cup (175 mL) of

Chicken & Rosemary Kebabs

Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 1½ lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed and cut into 2-inch (5-cm) pieces (750 g) 3 tbsp olive oil (50 mL) 3 tbsp lemon juice (50 mL) 2 tbsp fresh rosemary leaves (25 mL) Freshly ground black pepper Instructions: 1. Thread the chicken onto metal skewers and lay in a shallow

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