Sunday, January 2, 2011

NO BAKE DIABETIC FRUIT CAKE

Just 4 u

1 lb. graham crackers, crushed (reserve 3 double crackers)
1/2 lb. margarine
1 lb. marshmallows

Melt above and add cracker crumbs. 3/4 c. grated raisins 1 tsp.
coconut flavoring 1/2 c. dried apricots 1/2 c. raw cranberries 3/4 c.
dates, cut up Add to first mixture and mix well. Pat mixture in
6"x13"x2" pan lined with plastic wrap. Chill.

DIABETIC FRUIT COOKIES

Just 4 u

1 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 c. water
1 c. dates, chopped
1/2 c. apples, peeled & chopped
3/4 c. raisins
1/2 c. margarine
1 c. quick oats
2 eggs, beaten (or eggbeaters)
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. pecans, chopped

DIABETIC COOKIES

Just 4 u

1 c. raisins
1 c. water
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. flour
1/4 c. dates, chopped
1/2 c. shortening
3 tsp. sweetener
1 tsp. soda

DIABETIC JELLY

Just 4 u

1 qt. sugarless apple juice
4 tbsp. artificial sweetener (can add more)
4 tbsp. lemon juice
2 pkg. unflavored gelatin

Mix ingredients and boil gently for 5 minutes. Cool and pour into
containers. Store in refrigerator.

DIABETIC EGG NOG

Just 4 u

1 1/2 c. milk
5 sucaryl tablets
4 eggs, beaten well
2 tsp. vanilla

Put all ingredients together and mix well.

DIABETIC PUNCH

Just 4 u

1-2 liter diet Sprite
1 (46 oz.) can chilled unsweetened pineapple juice
1 pkg. blueberry Kool-Aid with Nutrasweet

Chill all ingredients and pour in punch bowl and serve.

STRAWBERRY DIABETIC JAM

Just 4 u

1 c. berries
3/4 c. sugar-free strawberry pop
1 pkg. strawberry sugar-free Jello
3 packets Equal

Mash the berries, add soda pop and cook 1 minute. Remove from heat
and stir in Jello until dissolved. Stir in sweetener and pour in jars.
Seal and store in refrigerator. Yields about 1 1/4 cups. You may use
other fruits such as raspberries, peaches or cherries.

SUGAR-FREE DIABETIC CAKE

Just 4 u

2 c. raisins
2 c. water
2 eggs, lightly beaten (you can use eggbeaters or egg whites)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 c. skim milk
2 c. unsweetened applesauce
3 tsp. Sweet & Low
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
2 c. all-purpose flour
1 c. chopped nuts (optional)

DIABETIC'S PUMPKIN PIE

Just 4 u

1 baked, cooked 9 inch pie shell
2 sm. pkgs. sugar free instantvanilla pudding c. milk
1 c. canned pumpkin
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. ginger
1/2 tsp. cinnamon

Blend all ingredients in blender until smooth. Use plain canned
pumpkin.

DIABETIC APPLE PIE

Just 4 u

Pastry for 8 inch two crust pie
6 c. sliced tart apples
3/4 tsp. cinnamon or nutmeg
1 (12 oz.) can frozen Seneca apple juice
2 tbsp. cornstarch

Heat oven to 425 degrees. Put apples in pastry lined pan. Heat juice,
cornstarch and spice (optional). Let it boil until clear. Pour over
apples. Cover with top crust. Bake 50 to 60 minutes.

ORANGE SHERBET (FOR DIABETICS)

Just 4 u

1 c. orange juice
1 tsp. unflavored gelatin (1/3 envelope)
2 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tbsp. grated orange peel nonnutritive sweetener equal to 1/2 cup
sugar
1/2 c. nonfat dry milk powder

Mix all ingredients together until well blended.

PINEAPPLE SHERBET (FOR DIABETICS)

Just 4 u

1 (16 oz.) can crushed pineapple in pineapple juice
1 tsp. unflavored gelatin (1/3 envelope)
2 tbsp. lemon juice nonnutritive sweetener equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar
1/2 c. nonfat dry milk powder

At least 3 1/2 hours before serving: Drain pineapple, reserving juice.
In small saucepan, into 1/4 cup reserved pineapple juice, sprinkle
gelatin.

DIABETIC FUDGE

Just 4 u

1 14 1/2 oz. evaporated milk
3 tbsp. cocoa
1/4 c. oleo

Liquid Sweetner to equal 1/2 c. sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 c. graham cracker crumbs
1/4 c. nuts

DIABETIC PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

Just 4 u

1/3 c. plain flour
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. baking powder
Pinch of salt
2 tbsp. shortening
2 tbsp. peanut butter
1 tsp. Sweet 'n Low
1 egg, beaten

DIABETIC PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

Just 4 u

1 c. flour
1/2 c. creamy peanut butter
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 c. water
1 tbsp. liquid sweetener
1/2 c. salad oil

DIABETIC OATMEAL PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

Just 4 u

2/3 c. oatmeal
2 c. flour
1 tsp. lite salt
1/4 tsp. soda
2 tsp. baking powder
1/3 c. corn oil
2/3 c. salt free peanut butter
1/4 c. Eggbeaters and 1 egg
3 tbsp. skim milk
4 tbsp. liquid sweetener
2 tbsp. sugar substitute

TORTE AU CHOCOLA

Just 4 u

1 3/4 c. cake flour, sifted
1/43 tsp. salt
3 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
4 eggs, separated
1/2 c. melted butter or oil
3/4 c. Fruit Sweet
3/4 c. Fudge Sweet
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. milk

BUTTER POUNDCAKE

Just 4 u

2 eggs, separated
6 tbsp. butter, softened
2 tsp. vanilla
2 tsp. baking powder
4 tbsp. whipping cream
3/4 c. Fruit Sweet
1 3/4 c. sifted cake flour
1 tsp. baking soda

REFRIGERATOR BRAN MUFFINS

Just 4 u

1 1/2 c. apple juice
1 c. butter, melted
4 well beaten eggs
4 c. buttermilk
5 tsp. baking soda
2 c. processed Bran Buds
1 c. Fruit Sweet
4 c. ready-to-eat bran cereal
5 c. flour
1 tsp. salt

APRICOT PINEAPPLE CAKE

Just 4 u

2 eggs, beaten
3/4 c. Apricot Apple Butter
1/2 c. dried apricots, chopped fine
2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 c. butter, melted
1/2 c. drained, crushed pineapple
2 c. flour
1/2 c. Fruit Sweet

LO-CAL CHEESE CAKE

Just 4 u

12 oz. low fat Ricotta cheese
4 eggs, separated
3/4 c. Fruit Sweet
Grated peel of 1 lemon
3 graham crackers, finely crushed
12 oz. low fat cottage cheese
2/3 c. non-instant milk powder
5 tbsp. lemon juice or to taste
2 tsp. pure vanilla

ORANGE MINCE CAKE

Just 4 u

2 eggs, well beaten
1/3 c. Fruit Sweet
1 1/2 c. flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 c. butter
1 c. Fruit Mincemeat
1 tsp. baking soda

CHOCOLATE CAKE

Just 4 u

2 eggs, beaten
1/2 c. butter, melted
1 c. strawberry apple butter
1 tsp. vanilla
5 tbsp. milk
3/4 c. Fudge Sweet Topping
5 tbsp. Fruit Sweet
2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder

NO-SUGAR CUSTARD

Just 4 u

6 egg yolks
1/4 c. Fruit Sweet
1/2 c. flour
2 c. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tbsp. butter

FANCIFUL FREEZE

Just 4 u

4 ripe bananas, peeled
1/2 c. Raspberry Fanciful

Wrap bananas in plastic wrap and freeze overnight. Remove from
freezer, break into 4 or 5 pieces and let stand at room temperature for
about 10 minutes to slightly soften for the processor. Blend the
bananas in a processor or blender until creamy. Add the Raspberry
(or other flavor) Fanciful and blend briefly. This can be served
immediately, or stored in the freezer. Serves 4.

EASY CHOCOLATE GRAHAM TORTE

Just 4 u

Line 13"x9"x2" pan with a layer of graham cracker squares. Prepare 1
large (6 oz.) package of instant sugar-free chocolate pudding as
directed on the package. Spread over graham cracker layer. Place in
refrigerator to let set a little.

Layer another layer of graham cracker squares over the pudding.
Prepare a second package of chocolate pudding as above and spread
over graham crackers. Refrigerate. Torte may be topped with
whipped cream or Dream Whip when served. This easy dessert is one
that diabetics may enjoy.

APPLESAUCE CAKE

Just 4 u

2 eggs, well beaten
1 c. Apple Butter
1 1/2 c. flour
1/2 c. raisins
1/2 c. butter, melted
1/2 c. Fruit Sweet
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 c. chopped walnuts

Combine the eggs, butter and apple butter. Sift the flour and bake
soda.

GOLDEN CARROT PIE

Just 4 u

2 eggs
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

Pinch salt
1/2 c. Fruit Sweet
9" pie shell

Dash ground nutmeg
1/8 tsp. ground ginger
1 c. cooked carrots, riced or mashed
1/2 c. heavy cream

RASPBERRY MOUSSE

Just 4 u

2/3 c. Strawberry Fanciful
1/8 tsp. cream of tartar
2 egg whites
1/2 c. whipping cream

Add cream of tartar to egg whites, beat until stiff, but not dry. Fold
into Strawberry Fanciful. Fold the whipped cream into the fruit
mixture. Chill before serving or freeze for frozen mousse. For flavor
variation try: Strawberry, blueberry, orange pineapple, pineapple
berry or peach.

FRUIT SALAD TOPPING

Just 4 u

1 1/2 c. milk (skim or 1%)
1 (3 oz.) sugar free vanilla pudding
Add: 2 tbsp. frozen orange juice concentrate
1 tsp. grated orange peel (opt.)

Can be served as a side dish with mixed fruit (fresh) or mix fruit and
topping in bowl.

FRUIT LEATHER

Just 4 u

Place a sheet of plastic wrap in the bottom of a cookie sheet. Smooth
a thin layer of fruit butter with the edge of a pancake turner. Place in
the oven to dry at the lowest heat, about 120, for about 2 hours, or
until dry, then remove and cool. Peel off and roll in plastic wrap. For
variety, sprinkle with finely chopped walnuts before drying.

FROZEN APRICOT MOUSSE

Just 4 u

1 c. apricot apple butter
1/2 c. whipping cream
2 egg whites
2 tbsp. Fruit Sweet

Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. Fold into the apricot apple
butter. Whip the cream until stiff, adding the Fruit Sweet. Fold the
whipped cream into the apricot mixture. Freeze.

FUDGE SWEET BROWNIES

Just 4 u

2/3 c. flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 eggs, beaten well
1/2 c. melted butter or oil
1/2 c. Fudge Sweet, softened
1/2 c. Fruit Sweet
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. walnuts, chopped

BROWNIE TORTE

Just 4 u

1 1/2 c. chilled whipping cream
3 tbsp. Fruit Sweet or to taste
1 tsp. vanilla

Prepare Fudge Sweet Brownies (see recipe below). Whip cream, Fruit
Sweet and vanilla and use as filling and topping for layers of brownies.
Low-Fat Substitute: About 3 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed.
Substitute your favorite flavoring for the vanilla, such as 1 tablespoon
instant coffee or 1 tablespoon concentrated orange juice.

FRUIT DIP

Just 4 u

1 c. plain yogurt
8 oz. light cream
8 packets Equal sugar
1 tsp. vanilla.

Mix all ingredients together.

BANANA SPLIT PIE

Just 4 u

1 graham cracker crust
1 (4 oz.) pkg. sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
2 c. low-fat milk
2 bananas, sliced
1 (15 oz.) can crushed pineapple
1 c. Cool Whip
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. pecans, chopped

Mix pudding with milk and beat until thick, pour into crust. Put
bananas over pudding. Squeeze pineapple to remove all juice.
Sprinkle on top of bananas. Cover with Cool Whip, sprinkle pecans on
top. Chill well.

ALMOND BISCUIT RING

Just 4 u

1/4 c. granulated brown sugar, replacement
2 tbsp. diatetic maple syrup
2 tsp. reduced calorie margarine
2 tsp. water
1/3 c. almonds, coarsely chopped
1 (8 oz.) tube refrigerator biscuits

In a 1 1/2 quart microwave safe casserole, combine the brown sugar
replacement, maple syrup, margarine and water. Cover with a paper
towel and microwave on high for one minute. Allow to sit, covered for
one minute, then stir to mix in the melted margarine. Stir in the
almonds. Cut each of the biscuits into four pieces.

DIABETIC ORANGE SUNBEAMS

Just 4 u

1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 c. shortening
1/2 c. raisins
1 egg
2 tbsp. orange juice
2 tsp. grated orange rind
1 1/2 tsp. Sucaryl

SUGARLESS CAKE

Just 4 u

1 c. dates, chopped
1 c. prunes, chopped
1 c. raisins
1 c. cold water
1 stick margarine, melted
2 eggs
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 c. plain flour
1 c. nuts, chopped
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. vanilla

CHICKEN BREASTS WITH CARROT AND ZUCCHINI STUFFING

Just 4 u

2 small (whole) skinless, boneless chicken breasts
1 c. carrots, shredded (about 2 sm.)
1 c. zucchini, shredded (about 1 med.)
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. poultry seasoning
1 envelope chicken-flavored bouillon
1/4 c. water

Saturday, January 1, 2011

BLACK BOTTOM PIE

Just 4 u

--GRAHAM CRACKER CRUST:--
1 1/4 c. graham cracker crumbs
1/2 c. diet margarine

--FILLING--
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
3/4 c. part-skim ricotta cheese
12 packets sweetener
1 packet low-calorie whipped topping mix
1 1/2 c. skim milk
1 tbsp. vanilla extract
1/4 c. cocoa

ORANGE RICE

Just 4 u

1 c. rice, uncooked
1 c. water
1 c. orange juice
1 tsp. reduced calorie margarine
Dash of salt
1 tbsp. orange rind, freshly grated
1/2 c. fresh orange sections, seeded

In a 2-quart microwave safe casserole, combine the rice, water,
orange juice, margarine and salt. Cover, microwave on High for 5
minutes.

CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Just 4 u

1/4 c. margarine
1 tbsp. granulated fructose
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla extract
3/4 c. flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 c. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

BAKED CHICKEN FOR ONE

Just 4 u

1 (3 oz.) chicken breast, boned & skinned
2 tbsp. (any brand) bottled diet Italian dressing
Marinate chicken in dressing overnight in covered casserole. Bake for
one hour at 350 degrees. No additional seasonings are necessary.
Will be very tender and juicy,.

IT COULD BE A SNICKERS BAR

Just 4 u

12 oz. soft diet ice cream
1 c. diet Cool Whip
1/4 c. chunky peanut butter
1 pkg. sugar-free butterscotch pudding (dry)
3 oz. Grape-Nuts cereal
Mix first 4 ingredients in mixer, then stir in cereal. Pour into 8 inch
square pan. Cover and freeze. Makes 4 servings.

SUGAR - FREE CRANBERRY RELISH

Just 4 u

2 c. cranberries
2 apples
1 c. orange juice
Grind together the cranberries and apples, using a sweet apple. (May
also use blender). Add orange juice, chopped nuts and sweetener to
taste. Refrigerate several hours before using.

DIABETIC DATE DAINTIES

Just 4 u

2 eggs
1 1/2 tsp. liquid sweetener
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/3 c. dates, chopped
1/4 c. flour
1/2 c. nuts
1 1/2 c. bread crumbs
Beat eggs, sweetener and baking powder. Add dates, flour and nuts.
Stir in bread crumbs. Chill, then measure by teaspoon on a greased
cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 12 minutes.