Thai-Style Curry Beef & Pasta

Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes 1box Dreamfields Spaghetti 1pound boneless beef top sirloin steak, about 3/4 to 1 inch thick 2cloves garlic, minced 2tablespoons canola or vegetable oil, divided 3cups broccoli florets 1medium bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch thick strips 1medium onion, cut into 8 wedges 2 to 3teaspoons minced fresh ginger 1serrano or other hot chili pepper, minced 1can (14 ounces)

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Thai-Style Curry Beef & Pasta

Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes 1box Dreamfields Spaghetti 1pound boneless beef top sirloin steak, about 3/4 to 1 inch thick 2cloves garlic, minced 2tablespoons canola or vegetable oil, divided 3cups broccoli florets 1medium bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch thick strips 1medium onion, cut into 8 wedges 2 to 3teaspoons minced fresh ginger 1serrano or other hot chili pepper, minced 1can (14 ounces)

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Three Tips for Using Sugar Substitutes in Baked Goods

To enhance flavor: Add an additional teaspoon of vanilla extract per each cup of granular sugar substitute, such as Equal, NutraSweet, DiabetiSweet or Splenda. To achieve a better rise in baked goods using a low-calorie sweetener, switch from 9-inch to 8-inch round pans with 2-inch high sides. You can also try adding a half cup of dry milk powder and a half teaspoon of baking

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Fresh Tomato & Basil Pasta

Preparation Time: 20minutesCook Time: 5 minutes 1 box Dreamfields Angel Hair2 tablespoons olive oil5 cups coarsely chopped tomatoes (see note below)1/2 cup chopped fresh basil4 cloves garlic, minced Salt Coarsely ground black pepper Shredded Parmesan cheese (optional) 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; return to pan. Toss with 1 tablespoon oil. 2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, toss together tomatoes, basil, garlic and remaining

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Roasted Corn & Roma Tomato Salad

Preparation Time: 30minutesCook Time: 40 minutes 1 box Dreamfields Penne Rigate1 tablespoon plus 5 teaspoons olive oil4 cups corn kernels(see note below)1 medium bell pepper (red, orange or yellow), cut in half lengthwise, seeds and membranes removed6 Roma tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise1/2 cup sliced fresh basil Coarsely ground black pepper Dressing: 2 tablespoons olive oil2 tablespoons white wine vinegar1/2 teaspoon salt1/3 cup crumbled cooked

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Diabetes-Friendly Valentine’s Day Recipes (Including a Killer Chocolate Cake)

With all the heart-shaped boxes of chocolates filling every aisle of virtually every store this time of year, Valentine’s Day can be treacherous for those with diabetes. After all, how is a person supposed to keep his blood sugar levels in check when faced with the temptation of dozens of chocolate-dipped nuts, jellies, and caramels?To keep his numbers in a healthy range, my type 2

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Paula Deen and Type 2: The Real Story

Celebrity chef Paula Deen was subjected to some withering criticism recently when the public learned that she has type 2 diabetes. How could she push butter and sugar-loaded recipes at TV viewers when she has diabetes, her critics demanded. In Paula’s defense, some of her reluctance to change her recipes or acknowledge her diabetes was simple fear that she would have to surrender cooking and eating

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Peanut Butter Cups

  There is a taste explosion when one bites into one of these substantial treats.  When Halloween candy beckons, these delicious candies can keep one from indulging.   Ingredients & Methods Makes 10 servings 1.5 oz cocoa butter 1 oz unsweetened chocolate 1/4 cup peanut butter, softened 1/4 cup butter, melted 2 tbsp whole, OR skim milk powder* 1 tbsp whipping cream 10 SPLENDA® packets

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Diabetes Health Type 2: Paula Deen: Cooking Up a New Life With Diabetes

Paula Deen, a celebrity Southern chef known for her unrestrained love of butter and sugar, is no stranger to the media. She received a flurry of bad press recently when she revealed that she had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes three years earlier. Shortly thereafter, she became a spokesperson for Novo Nordisk’s Victoza. Following these developments, some critics said that she was a poor

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