Eating Healthy with Diabetes

Free diabetes program: Eating Healthy with Diabetes by trained pharmacists and registered dietitians, at the following locations/times from Albertsons and Life Scan.

L/U Store Address City State Zip Date of Tour 2016 Start Time 2016
ABS4187 1500 S Beltline Road Mesquite TX 75149 Thursday March 31, 2016 6:00 PM
SWY2643 14280 Marsh Lane Addison TX 75001 Tuesday April 12, 2016 6:00 PM
SWY3617 2611 West Park Row Arlington TX 76013 Thursday April 14, 2016 6:00 PM
ABS4290 480 Northwest Pkwy Azle TX 76020 Saturday April 02, 2016 10:00 AM
SWY2963 5550 Fm 423 Frisco TX 75034 Wednesday April 06, 2016 6:00 PM
ABS4231 215 N Carrier Parkway Grand Prairie TX 75050 Thursday April 07, 2016 6:00 PM
SWY2609 612 Grapevine Highway Hurst TX 76054 Tuesday April 05, 2016 6:00 PM
ABS296 6800 W. Virginia Parkway Mc Kinney TX 75069 Saturday April 09, 2016 10:00 AM
SWY3645 2200 East 14th St. Plano TX 75074 Wednesday April 13, 2016 6:00 PM

Spaghetti Squash “Ramen” Noodle Bowl

Photo from diabetes.org

Photo from diabetes.org

Take advantage of vegetables in season with this squash recipe!

This healthier take on trendy ramen noodle bowls yields a savory broth you can customize. No chicken or bell peppers? Mix it up with other proteins and vegetables, such as shrimp, bean sprouts and shredded carrots.

This Recipe Serves 4

Ingredients

1 medium (2.5-lb) spaghetti squash
4 cups fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
1 Tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tsp toasted sesame oil
1 tsp fish sauce
1 tsp Asian style hot sauce (such as sambal oelek)
2 cups shredded cooked chicken
1/2 cup thinly sliced scallions, white and green parts
1/2 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper strips (1-inch-long)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400° F. Fill a 9×13-inch glass or metal baking dish with 2 inches of water. Cut the ends off the spaghetti squash then cut in half lengthwise. Place the squash cut side down in the pan and bake for 40 minutes. Remove from oven and remove the squash immediately from the pan. Scoop out the seeds and discard. Using a fork, scrape the squash out of the skin and set aside. Makes 4 cups cooked squash.
  2. While the squash is cooking, in a medium saucepan, heat the broth over medium heat until simmering. Add the soy sauce, sesame oil, fish sauce and hot sauce. Simmer for 2 minutes. Add the chicken and heat through, 2 minutes.
  3. Place 1 cup of squash in a soup bowl. Pour 1 cup of broth over the squash and add 1/2 cup of chicken. Top with 2 Tbsp scallions and 2 Tbsp bell pepper strips.
  4. Repeat process for remaining three bowls.

Chef Tip: Garnish soup bowls with cilantro and lime wedges, if desired.

Choices/Exchanges: 2 Nonstarchy Vegetable, 3 Lean Protein, 1/2 Fat

– See more at: http://www.diabetes.org/mfa-recipes/recipes/2016-3-spaghetti-squash-ramen.html#sthash.mgq1ow7B.dpuf

Forget Cutting Back in the New Year with These Fresh Recipes

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Visit Recipes for Healthy Living for free recipes that add fresh vegetables to your meal plan.

Diet plan, eating plan, meal plan… whatever you call it, choosing what to eat is an important part of your day—especially if you are managing diabetes. Recipes for Healthy Living is a FREE resource from the American Diabetes Association, created to make eating healthy easier for you.

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