Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Pear Topping

4large Bartlett pears, 2 pounds (960 g) total, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
ground cinnamon
ground nutmeg
butter-flavored cooking spray
1tablespoon (9 g) brown sugar substitute
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Place the pear slices on a nonstick baking sheet. Lightly sprinkle with the spices and spray with cooking spray.
  3. Bake, turning once, for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with brown sugar substitute and continue to bake for another 10 minutes, until cooked through.
  4. Transfer pears to a small saucepan. Reheat gently over low heat just before serving. Transfer to a serving dish. Serve warm.
Per serving
(1 scoop of ice cream or yogurt plus 1 tablespoon of either pear OR pineapple topping):
101 calories (0 calories from fat), 3 g protein, 0 total fat (0 saturated fat), 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 50 mg sodium
Exchanges:1 1/2 carbohydrate (1 1/2 bread/starch)

Also have bowls of chopped nuts, shaved sweet chocolate pieces, coconut, and sliced bananas for your guests who are not on diabetic or restricted diets.

To serve, place the ice cream and frozen yogurt balls in a large glass bowl set on a tray. Surround with smaller bowls of toppings and get out of the way!



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