Healthy Recipes articles

Peanut Butter Crepes Cream Cheese Filling

Notoriously difficult to make, most people wouldn’t dare attempt them at home.  The easy, one-step solution for that: Lower your standards.  Don’t expect picture perfect crepes every time.  These crepes have a distinct, yet not-over-powering peanut butter flavor.  They can be made sugar-free by replacing the sugar with Splenda.  They contain no flour (gluten-free!) and

French Toast Egg Puff

Most people have tried the “bread” version of French Toast. However, this “French Toast Egg Puff” is an amazing alternative, you’ll soon switch! The basic recipe is just 3 ingredients and the result is a thick, puffy, sweet, and very similar in taste to “real” french toast! Ingredients: 2 Eggs 2 Oz. cream cheese Sugar

Lemon Almond Sauteed Greens

Yield: 4 Servings Ingredients: 1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil 1 clove garlic, minced 6 cups (1.5 L) lightly packed chopped Swiss chard — or 8 cups (2 L) trimmed spinach 1 cup (250 mL) shredded cabbage 1 tsp (5 mL) grated lemon zest 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt 1/4 tsp (1 mL) freshly ground

Lentil Stuffed Tomatoes

Yield: 4 Servings Ingredients: 6- or 12-cup muffin pan 4 firm tomatoes 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely-chopped celery 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely-chopped onion 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely-chopped green bell pepper 1/2 tsp (2 mL) curry powder 1 cup (250 mL) rinsed and drained canned brown lentils 1 tbsp (15 mL) freshly grated Parmesan

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