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Diabetic Recipe Exchange; Recipes that taste good!


Diabetic Recipe Exchange; Recipes that taste good!

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Latest Activity: Dec 22, 2014

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Started by Emily Coles Jun 4, 2013. 0 Replies

TUSCAN WHITE BEAN SALAD3 T Celery 1 Large Tomato ¼ cup Parsley1 t dried Basil1 t dried oregano1 T Olive Oil2 T Balsamic Vinegar1 15 ounce can Cannellini beans drainedGarlic¼ c diced Red Onion1. In a…Continue

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Comment by Katey on April 15, 2011 at 7:26pm
I made this recipe for my 16th Birthday a couple of weeks ago. It is a really yummy cheescake recipe that you can decorate with whatever you want. All of the information is near the bottom of the site and it is only 1/2 of a carb choice for one! i found that it didn't raise my bloodsugar too quickly as well since it doesn't have too much sugar in it. I turned mine into bunnies. :P The rest of the site has great recipes as well. :D

Comment by Amber on March 25, 2011 at 5:35am
wow these recipes sound so delicious!!! I love to cook but I never have any ideas, thanks for the recipes :)
Comment by Chef Robert The Happy Diabetic on February 6, 2011 at 4:42am
Who's heading to TCOYD in Santa Rosa,CA next week? Stop by and say hello. I will be speaking their.

Salmon is truly a fish for all seasons. It can be prepared in so many tasty ways, and this is one of my favorites. Baked or grilled, the light marinade makes this dish unforgettable. It's easy and quick to prepare, but your friends will think you cooked all day.What's in it?
2 medium-size fresh salmon filets
2 Tbsp fresh garlic
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp fresh basil
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 red pepper
2 green peppers
1 red onion
1 large Portobello mushroom
4 bamboo skewers

Let's Put it Togather
Skin salmon and cut it into 1-inch pieces. Mix garlic, oil, basil and lemon juice in a bowl. Combine with salmon and refrigerate for 2 hours.
Place skewers in cold water for 10 minutes before building the skewers. (This will keep them from burning.)
Alternate peppers, onions, mushrooms, and salmon on skewers.

Place on a hot grill for 8 to 10 minutes, turning often, or place on a baking sheet in a 375-degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes.

Nutrition at a Glance (per serving)

Calories 226
Total fat 26.5g
Carbohydrate 9.31g
Protein 40
Comment by Pastelpainter on December 31, 2010 at 4:52am
Sounds good, also sounds like something to whip up from the store cupboard for unexpected guests.
Comment by Chef Robert The Happy Diabetic on December 31, 2010 at 3:23am




3 T  Celery

 1 Large Tomato

¼ cup Parsley

1 t dried Basil

1 t  dried oregano

1 T Olive Oil

2 T  Balsamic Vinegar        

1 15 ounce can Cannellini beans drained


¼ c diced Red Onion


1.     In a medium bowl whisk the oil and vinegar.

2.     Stir the remaining ingredients.











Comment by Chef Robert The Happy Diabetic on December 20, 2010 at 4:47pm

What's your favorite holiday food?

Comment by Chef Robert The Happy Diabetic on December 20, 2010 at 4:46pm

Skewered Scampi of Love


16 large cleaned shrimp
3 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil
Fresh black pepper

For the Sauce:
2 Tbs. fresh garlic
1 Tbs. parsley
1 Tbs. capers
1 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil


Season the shrimp with fresh ground pepper and olive oil Skewer the shrimp and sautè for 3-5 minutes on each side. When the shrimp turn pink, they are done. Remove shrimp from the heat. Add the oil and garlic to the sautè pan and sautè for 1 minute Add the parsley and capers. Sautè for another minute. Pour the sauce over the shrimp skewers and serve. 

Servings: 4 

Nutrition at a Glance (per serving)

Calories 146
Carbohydrate 0g
Fat 13g
Protein 38.4g


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