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Cauliflower Soup and our new Diabetic Recipe App for iPhone and iPad now available

Cauliflower Soup and our new Diabetic Recipe App for iPhone and iPad now available by chris Louie

It’s been awhile since we’ve really posted anything new, the reason is that we’ve been busy at work on our new mobile app for The Diabetic Skillet, and learning the new world of app making! It’s been a lot of fun, and a great learning experience …that…

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Egg Drop Soup Recipe with Shrimp – Light and Delish!

Egg Drop Soup Recipe with Shrimp – Light and Delish! by chris Louie

Comments: This is a simple and delicious Chinese soup. You can make it more of a main dish by doubling the amount of shrimp or you can substitute thinly sliced boneless chicken pieces instead of shrimp, or tofu and vegetable broth for a vegetarian version.Serves: 4 as a side dishPrep Time: 5 minutesCooking Time: 10 minutesDifficulty:…

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Simple Tortellini Soup with Sausage and Fresh Spinach

Simple Tortellini Soup with Sausage and Fresh Spinach by chris Louie

This is one of our favorite soups and is so easy to make. My kids absolutely love it and it comes together in about 20 minutes, which makes it perfect for a weeknight meal. And it is a meal all by itself, just add some apple slices on the side or any favorite fruit to round out your meal.I buy the large packets of tortellini at Costco…

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Fresh Pea Soup with Parmesan Croutons

Fresh Pea Soup with Parmesan Croutons by chris Louie

It’s been cold, even here in southern California, I know, it’s nothing like the weather on the east coast right now, but 40 and 50 degrees is cold for this part of the country.There is nothing better than a delicious bowl of soup to warm you up quickly, while keeping the calories somewhat low and nutrition high. I have been making…

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Rum Raisin Glazed Bundt Cake

Rum Raisin Glazed Bundt Cake by chris Louie

Take a boxed cake mix, a boxed pudding mix, add some pecans, dark rum, some sugar, and a few other ingredients, and you have one of my favorite holiday desserts! I usually make this cake at least one or twice during the holidays, it’s the kind of cake that is great even after sitting for a day or two. I always get plenty of…

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7 Layer Chocolate Bars

7 Layer Chocolate Bars by chris Louie

I have been making these fattening delicious layer bars for twenty something years …OK, maybe a little longer than that. I have no idea why we always called them 7 layer bars….I think it should be more like 7 ingredient bars. I also have no idea where I originally got the recipe, but you can find a variation of it on the back of…

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Free Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Meal Plans and Shopping Lists

Free Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Meal Plans and Shopping Lists by chris Louie

Please visit our new Free Website, The Diabetic Skillet, which offers free meal plans, easy recipes, and a shopping lists to make cooking and grocery shopping a breeze!Planning Healthy Meals:As a diabetic, you should talk to your health care provider…

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Mocha and Chocolate Layered Frozen Dessert

Mocha and Chocolate Layered Frozen Dessert by chris Louie

My younger son’s birthday was last week, and as a tradition, I let him choose what he wanted me to make for dinner and dessert. He is a picky eater, but has very simple taste, unlike my older son who would choose a 5 course dinner at a 5 star restaurant for his birthday.So, last weekend I asked my younger guy what he wanted me to make…

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Holiday Appetizer – Shrimp and Cream Cheese Roll with Crackers

Holiday Appetizer – Shrimp and Cream Cheese Roll with Crackers by chris Louie

Shrimp cocktail is one of my most favorite appetizers but expensive to serve for a large party. This recipe is elegant enough for a holiday party, and will allow you to stretch your budget while serving a beautiful and delicious appetizer. It is less…

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Chocolate Holiday Bark

Chocolate Holiday Bark by chris Louie

Here’s another easy recipe for the holidays. With work, kids, and Marty, there’s not much time left to play in the kitchen, so it has to be quick and simple.This recipe has to be one of the easiest and fastest, since I short cut it using white and semi sweet chocolate chips, then melt them in the microwave! I love making this to place…

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