Diabetic Popovers

popovers

Ingredients:

1 c sifted wheat flour
1/2 t Salt
2 Eggs
1 c Skim milk

Directions:

Sift flour and salt together; set aside.
Beat eggs and skim milk; add to flour.
Beat until smooth and creamy.
Pour into heated greased muffin tins, filling half full or less.
Bake at 375F for 50 minutes, or until popovers are golden brown and sound hollow.

DO NOT OPEN OVEN FOR FIRST 40 MINUTES.

Individual Pizza Pies

individual pizza pie

Ingredients:

1 can tomato sauce, (8 oz.)
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp garlic powder
2 drop red pepper sauce, up to 3
1/4 tsp thyme
1/4 tsp oregano, marjoram or basil
5 whole wheat English muffins
12 oz extra lean beef, or lean chicken, or other lean meat topping
4 oz grated mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms

Directions:

Combine first 6 ingredients. Mix well.
Brown ground round and drain excess grease.
Cover each English muffin half with a layer of cooked ground round.
Spread with tomato sauce mixture and sprinkle with cheese, onion, green pepper and mushrooms.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 425 degrees F. for 5-10 minutes or until cheese melts.

Broiled Tomatoes Parmesan

broiled parmesan tomatoes

Ingredients:

2 medium ripe tomatoes
1 clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup fresh soft bread crumbs
1 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:

Cut tomatoes in half crosswise. Gently squeeze out and discard the seeds. Place the tomatoes cut side up on a broiler pan prepared with non-stick pan spray.

Combine the garlic, oil, basil, and pepper in a small bowl. Brush evenly over the cut surfaces of the tomatoes. Broil 6 inches from the heat source until hot, about 5 minutes.

While the tomatoes are broiling, combine the crumbs and cheese in a small bowl; sprinkle evenly over the tops of the hot tomatoes.

Return to the broiler until the crumbs are browned, about 2 minutes. Serve immediately.

Angel Pecan Cupcakes

apple pecan cupcake

Ingredients:

2 eggs, separated
1/4 cup hot tap water
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
3/4 cup fructose
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup cake flour
3/4 teaspoon low-salt baking powder
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

In a medium bowl, with an electric mixer, beat egg yolks, hot water, and vanilla together until very thick and pale.

Slowly beat in 1/2 cup fructose and set aside. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Add salt, and continue beating until whites hold soft peaks.

Gradually add remaining 1/4 cup fructose to egg whites, beating until stiff but not dry. Stir 1/3 of whites into yolks, and sift flour and baking powder over egg mixture. Add pecans and remaining whites, and gently fold until blended.

Place 12 paper liners in a 12-cup muffin pan. Spoon batter evenly into cups, and bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into a cupcake comes out clean.

Yogurt Popsicles

Yogurt Popsicles
Ingredients:

3 cups (708 ml) plain non-fat yogurt
2/3 cup (156 ml) no-sugar-added strawberry syrup
1/2 cup (83 g) sliced fresh strawberries
6 paper cups
6 wooden popsicle sticks

Preparation:

1. Blend yogurt and syrup. Lightly mash strawberries with a fork or potato masher.

2. Place paper cups in a muffin tin. Divide the yogurt equally between the paper cups. Add and equal amount of the mashed strawberries to each cup. Freeze until slushy, about 30 minutes. Insert a wooden stick into each cup for a handle.

3. Freeze until firm. Peel off paper cups before eating.