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Pasta Primavera

October 30, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

For vegetarian lovers out there, this pasta is for you.  Another simple dish to create, just blanch all vegetables before preparing the final sauce.  Vegetables you can use can range from broccoli and cauliflower to asparagus and mushrooms.  Adjust the sauce if you are using more vegetables.

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Pasta Fiesta

October 29, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Pasta dishes are normally avoided by diabetics for its high-carbohydrate content and sometimes, high-fat content sauces.  We want to give you other options for pasta meals using whole-wheat versions and low-fat sauces that are a joy to prepare and a bite to savor at leisure.  Just note that because it’s whole-wheat does not mean you can eat more.

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Apple Pie

October 21, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

While having a bite out of an apple pie can be so tempting, we are often guilt-ridden with the thought of so much calories and carbohydrates being consumed. Fret not as we show you a way to get around it. Our pie crust is made with wheat and all-purpose flour, as well as alternative sweeteners for the filling. A combination of McIntosh and Granny Smith apples offer a perfect balance of tartness and sweetness.

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Banoffee Yogurt Pie

October 20, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

I have fond memories of the ice cream pies from when I was young. Fortunately, with the multitude of diabetic friendly ingredients now available, we can certainly bring that memory to life. In this recipe, I recreated the banoffee pie flavors with banana yogurt, a chocolate sauce and chocolate graham crust.

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Raspberry Cream Pie

October 19, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

This is an easy pie to make and offers a counterpoint to the sweetness of raspberry gelatin with the addition of cream cheese. Again, it can be recreated with other flavors, based on your family’s preference.

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Shepherd’s Pie

October 18, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Technically, this is a different kind of pie that we are used to. But it is one of my comfort food options that is quite easy to make. I often add leftover vegetables to make it more filling for everyone. Instead of the typical mashed potato crust, we opted for a sweet potato version that is just as delicious.

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A Piece of Pie

October 17, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

I know that I always feel satisfied after having a slice of homemade pie. Nothing quite compares to the heavenly aroma of freshly baked apple pie. In this issue, we satisfy your cravings by giving you healthier alternatives to the usually sweet-laden goodies, as well as one savory selection that still fits into the boundaries of a pie selection. Enjoy that slice of pie today. » Continue Reading

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Barbecue Pork Bun

September 25, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Barbecued meat has long been a staple for Filipinos. Here, we do our version using leftover cooked pork tenderloin.

Yield: 2 servings, about 1 cup filling each

Ingredients:
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Veggie Reuben Sandwich

September 24, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Everyone has fond memories of a favorite sandwich and one of mine is a warm Reuben, with its tangy counterparts of sauerkraut and Russian dressing complementing corned beef and Swiss cheese slices. This is a lighter version, with a spinach-and-mushroom filling that is just as tasty as the original.

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Mediterranean Tuna Panini

September 23, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Everyone loves a tuna sandwich and here we offer a tuna filling with a little Mediterranean flair.

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 can Light tuna chunk, drained
  • 1 piece tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cottage cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped artichoke hearts
  • 1 piece red onion, minced
  • 1 tablespoon pitted olives
  • 1 teaspoon capers
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 8 slices whole wheat batard
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil

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