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10 Foods to Avoid With Diabetes

Foods No One With Type 2 Diabetes Should Eat The top 10 foods that should never be eaten by type 2 diabetics are ones that are high on the glycemic index, full of fats that are easily oxidized or foods high in advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs). These are the foods to avoid with diabetes at all costs. Here’s a quick view of the list: Protein bars Jasmine rice Tofu ice cream Genetically-engineered wheat Fried foods Trans fat foods Vegetable oils Boxed cereals Pizza Hot dogs Read on to learn about why…

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Moist pineapple cake

Ingredients CAKE 1 can(s) crushed pineapple in 100% juice (large can – 20oz) – do not drain 2 c all purpose flour 1 1/2 c sugar 2 large eggs 2 tsp baking soda FROSTING 8 oz cream cheese, room temp 1 stick unsalted butter, room temp 2 c powdered sugar 1 tsp vanilla 2 Tbsp milk Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Put all cake ingredients into a large mixing bowl and blend by hand to combine. No need to bust out the beaters for this one, but you can if you want to! 3. Pour mixture into a…

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Sopapilla Cheesecake Pie

“I make this to take to pot luck dinners and get rave reviews! Easy to make, smells great while cooking and tastes wonderful!” Ingredients 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon Mexican vanilla extract 2 (8 ounce) cans refrigerated crescent rolls 3/4 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup butter, room temperature 1/4 cup honey Directions Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Prepare a 9×13 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Beat the cream cheese with 1 cup…

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FRESH APPLE CAKE

Ingredients: 1 c vegetable oil 2 c sugar 3 eggs 3 c flour 1 tsp baking soda 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 c chopped pecans 3 c peeled and chopped apples Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13″ pan. Combine oil, sugar, and eggs. Stir in flour and baking soda. Add vanilla, pecans, and apples. Spread in prepared pan and bake for 45-50 minutes. Cool for 2 hours. Then prepare frosting. Frosting: 1/2 c butter 1 c brown sugar, packed 1/4 c evaporated milk 1/2 tsp…

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Lazy Peach Cobbler

Ingredients 1 stick butter or margarine 1 C. milk 1 C. sugar 1 C. flour 1 tsp. baking powder Dash of salt 1 qt. fruit, sweetened (peaches, cherries, blackberries, etc) Instructions: Melt butter in baking pan. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and milk. Pour batter in pan on top of butter; cover with fruit. Do not stir; batter will rise to top as it bakes and absorbs the flavor of the fruit. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Serve warm with whipped cream or ice cream. Enjoy!

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Mouth-Watering Meatloaf

Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground beef 1 clove garlic, minced 3 Tbsp onion, diced 2 slices potato bread 1/4 cup McArthur milk 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp chopped fresh sage 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground mustard 1/8 tsp pepper 1 large Eggland’s egg 1/3 cup Heinz ketchup Instructions: Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, garlic, and onion. Tear the bread into small pieces and add to beef mixture. Add the milk, Worcestershire sauce, sage, salt, mustard, pepper and egg to the beef…

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Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti

Ingredients 12 oz spaghetti 1, 28 oz jar prepared spaghetti sauce 1 lb ground beef, lean 1/2 c diced green pepper 1/2 c diced onions 1/2 c grated carrots 1 tsp italian seasoning 1 clove garlic, minced 8 oz cream cheese 1/2 c parmesan cheese, grated 1 c mozzarella cheese, shredded Directions 1. Cook spaghetti noodles according to directions on packet and drain. Add cream cheese while noodles are hot and mix throughly. 2. Next, brown the ground beef, green peppers, onions, grated carrots garlic and seasoning in pan. Drain, put back into pan and stir in spaghetti sauce. 3. In a pyrex…

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Mama’s Buttermilk Pie

Ingredients 1 c butter, melted 6 eggs, beaten 2 Tbsp cornstarch 2 c sugar 1 tsp salt 1 c buttermilk 1 tsp vanilla 2 (9in) deep dish unbaked pie shells Directions 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, buttermilk and vanilla extract. 3. In a large bowl, add salt, corn starch, and sugar. 4. Melt butter in the microwave. Pour the butter on top of dry ingredients. Mix well. 5. Once all this is mixed then pour the egg mixture on top. Stir until all is incorporated. 6. Pour into pie shells evenly. Bake…

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Snowball Cookies Recipe

Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup powdered sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup pecans, chopped powdered sugar Directions: Blend softened butter with powdered sugar. Add vanilla. Mix in salt, flour and chopped pecans. Form dough into 1 inch balls or flattened cookies and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a 325 degree oven for 20 minutes. While hot roll in powdered sugar. Let cool and roll again in powdered sugar.

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Tennessee Peach Pudding

INGREDIENTS Filling: 5 cups peaches, peeled and diced, fresh or frozen 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 cup whole milk 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg Topping: 3/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup sugar 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 cups water 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg Ice cream/whipped cream/cool whip, optional, garnish PREPARATION Preheat oven to 400º F and lightly grease a 9×13-inch baking dish with butter or non-stick spray. In a large saucepan over medium heat, whisk…

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No-Bake Baileys Cheesecake Balls

Boozy chocolate-coated cheesecake balls with no need to bake, they only take 15 minutes or so (if you don’t include the chilling between each step).” Ingredients 25 milk chocolate topped butter cookies (such as Le Petit Ecolier), crushed 1 (8 ounce) container mascarpone cheese 1/3 cup Irish cream liqueur (such as Baileys(R)) 1 (9.7 ounce) package white chocolate, chopped 2 ounces dark chocolate, chopped Directions Combine crushed cookies, mascarpone cheese, and Irish cream liqueur in a bowl; mix well. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Scoop small portions of…

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CREAMY CHICKEN & RICE CASSEROLE

Ingredients 1 box Chicken-flavor Rice-A-Roni (6 Ounce Box) 1 can Cream Of Mushroom Soup (10 Ounce Can) 1 container Sour Cream (8 Ounce Size) 1 whole Rotisserie Chicken 1 container French-fried Onions (6 Ounce Can) Directions Preheat oven to 350 F. Prepare Rice-A-Roni according to package directions. While that is cooking, shred/cut up the chicken (I always use a rotisserie chicken, but you could use leftover chicken or some cooked and shredded breasts, whatever), removing meat from bones. When Rice-A-Roni is done, add the can of soup and the sour…

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