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Diabetic Cooking

Diabetic Cooking with Ann Marie Smokowski, RD, CDN, CDE
Catholic Health – Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
As seen on "Our Daily Bread" 10/12/2013
"Our Daily Bread" airs every second Saturday at 5:30 a.m. and noon on WKBW Ch. 7 716.847.8730

Ann Marie’s Overnight Oatmeal in a Crockpot
8 cups water
2 cups steel-cut oats (Irish oats) ( Do not use rolled oats)
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup dried apricots, chopped
¼ teaspoon salt
Combine water, oats, dried cranberries, dried apricots and salt in a 5 or 6 quart slow cooker. Turn heat to low. Put the lid on and cook until the oats are tender and the porridge is creamy, 7 to 8 hours. Yields 8 servings, 1 cup each

Nutrition Breakdown
193 calories, 34 g carbohydrate, 3 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 6 g protein, 9 g fiber,
77 mg sodium, 195 mg potassium
1 cup = 2 carbohydrate servings

Ann Marie’s Fish Fillets In Tomato Wine Sauce (American Heart Association)
1 (16 oz.) can stewed tomatoes
4 fish fillets
½ cup dry white wine
1 teaspoon dried basil
Freshly ground pepper
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons pitted and chopped black olives (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pour ¼ cup of liquid from the stewed tomatoes into a 9” x 13” baking dish. Add the fish fillets in a single layer and pour wine over them. Mash the stewed tomatoes and spoon on top of fish fillets. Sprinkle with basil, pepper grated Parmesan cheese and chopped olives.
Cover with foil and Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until fish flakes when tested with a fork.

Nutrition Breakdown:
175 calories, 9 g carbohydrate, 22 g protein, 2.6 g fat, 57 mg cholesterol 108 mg sodium
1 serving = 4 oz meat and ½ carbohydrate

Ann Marie’s Quick Chocolate Chip Cookie Cakes (Diabetic Cooking)
1 package (18 1/4 ounces) yellow cake mix
½ cup cholesterol-free egg substitute
¼ cup vegetable oil
¼ cup reduced-fat sour cream
2 cups old-fashioned oats
½ cup semisweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly coat cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. Combine cake mix, egg substitute, oil and sour cream in medium bowl. Add oats and chocolate chips. Drop dough by even teaspoons onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks and cool completely. Yields 4 dozen cookies, 1 cookie per serving.

Nutrition Breakdown:
79 calories, 13 g carbohydrate, 3g fat, <1 mg cholesterol, <1 g fiber, 74 mg sodium
1 cookie = 1 carbohydrate serving