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Diabetic Friendly Recipe

Great diabetic recipes for kids! Clown Party Dip, Banana Fingers, Popsicles and English Muffin Cheese Pizza. Yummy!

English Muffin Cheese Pizza

1/2 of an English muffin
2 tablespoons low sodium tomato sauce
1/8 teaspoon crushed dried basil
1/8 teaspoon crushed dried oregano
2 tablespoons shredded part-skim Mozzarella cheese

Recipe Directions

Preheat broiler. Place English muffin on a small baking sheet. Spread tomato sauce over top of muffin. Sprinkle with basil and oregano. Top with cheese.

Broil until cheese is brown and sauce is bubbly. Eat at once. Recipe makes 1 serving.

Kids Eating

Nutrition Information

Calories: 115; Protein: 7g; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 1.6g; Carbohydrates: 15g;; Fiber: 1g; Cholesterol: 8mg; Sodium: 212mg
Calories from fat: 23-percent
Exchanges: 1/2 medium-fat meat, 1 carbohydrate (1 bread/starch)

Yogurt Popsicles

Strawberry yogurt popsicle

3 cups plain nonfat yogurt
2/3 cup no-sugar-added strawberry syrup
1/2 cup sliced fresh strawberries
Six paper cups
Six wooden popsickle sticks

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

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.

Freeze until firm. Peel off paper cups before eating. (Once frozen, store popsicles in a self-sealing plastic bag.)

Recipe makes six Yogurt Popsicles.

Nutrition information per serving:
Calories: 126; Calories: from fat 2 percent; Protein 8g; Total Fat:: trace; Saturated Fat: 0.1g
Carbohydrate: 24g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Cholesterol: 2mg
Sodium: 98mg
Exchanges: 2 carbohydrate (1 fruit, 1 skim milk)

Banana Fingers

Bunch of bananas

1/2 of a ripe 9-inch banana
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 slice whole wheat or oatmeal bread, toasted

Preheat broiler. With a fork, mash banana with orange juice and cinnamon. Spread on one side of tasted bread. Place under the broiler until bubbling and lightly browned. Cut into small fingers and serve.

Nutrition information per serving:
Calories: 132; Calories from fat 10-percent; Protein 4g; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0.4g; Carbohydrate: 29g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 149mg; Exchanges: 2 carbohydrate (1 bread/starch, 1 fruit)

Clown Party Dip

Cottage Cheese and Yogurt

1 cup low-fat (1-percent) cottage cheese
1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
6 radishes, finely chopped
2 small carrots, shredded
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
2 tablespoons chopped scallions (white part only)
2 tablespoons chopped pimento
1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
Vegetable salt substitute, to taste

Using a potato masher or fork, mash cottage cheese to break up curds. Blend in yogurt and remaining ingredients. Mix well.

Chill for one hour before serving with raw vegetables or fat-free chips.

Recipe makes two-cups Clown Party Dip.

Nutrition information per 1/4-cup serving:
Calories: 37; Calories from fat: 9-percent; Protein: 5g; Total Fat: trace; Saturated Fat: 0.2g; Carbohydrate: 4g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Cholesterol: 2mg; Sodium: 134mg; Exchanges: 1/2 very lean meat, 1 vegetable

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