Todays diabetic recipe is a winter time favorite, Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal.
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Now for todays diabetic recipe.
1 1/2 c. water
1/4 tsp. salt
2/3 c. quick cooking oatmeal
1 med. apple, peeled and grated
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 tbsp. raisins
Sugar substitute to taste
Bring water and salt to boil in saucepan. Stir in oatmeal, apple, cinnamon and raisins. Reduce heat and cook 1 minutes until water is absorbed. Serve hot with sugar substitute. Yields 3 servings. Amount 1/2 cup.
Exchange: 1 bread and 1 fruit.
Here are two bonus diabetic recipes for you today, that I'm sure will have you yearning for more.
3 c. fresh or frozen unsweetened berries
3 tbsp. cornstarch
1/8 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. cinnamon
1 c. water
1/2 tsp. vanilla or almond extract
Sugar substitute to equal 1 c. sugar
Combine 1 cup berries, cornstarch, salt, cinnamon, and water in saucepan. Cook over medium heat until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Add vanilla or almond extract, remaining 2 cups berries, and sugar substitute; mix well. Cool and serve. 6 servings. Amount 1/2 cup.
Exchange: 1 fruit.
1 pkg. dry yeast
2 tbsp. warm water (105-115 degrees)
2 c. buttermilk
5 c. all purpose flour
Sugar substitute to equal 1/4 c. sugar
1 tbsp. baking powder
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. salt
1 c. shortening
Combine yeast and water; let stand 5 minutes or until bubbly. Add buttermilk to yeast mixture and set aside. Combine dry ingredients in large bowl; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add buttermilk mixture to dry mixture, stirring with fork until dry ingredients are moistened. Turn dough out on floured surface and knead lightly about 3-4 times. Roll dough to 1/2 inch thickness; cut into 36 rounds with a 2 inch cutter and place on non- stick baking sheets. Bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Makes 36 biscuits. Serving 1 biscuit.
Exchange: 1 bread and 1 fat.