Summer Grilled Basil Chicken

This summer grilled basil chicken is so incredibly fresh tasting that it makes up for the steps involved. We’ve taken to making extra so that we can use the marinated, grilled chicken meat in another recipe as a nod to our “make once have twice” philosophy. And the spare dressing makes for a yummy addition to a lunch sandwich or Caprese salad. I’ll go so far as to say...
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Low-Carb Pad Thai

This low-carb pad thai can be made vegetarian if you use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth and tofu or tempeh in place of the chicken. I’m a huge fan of any kind of nut butter (in this case peanut butter, which is a hallmark of Thai cooking.) The sauce is flavorful enough to stand up to any other veggie substitutions you may decide to try, so feel free to experiment. Keep it in your...
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Roasted Chicken Provence with Herbed Vegetables

This roasted chicken provence with herbed vegetables makes for a wonderful dinner for a special occasion, although it doesn’t require much fuss. Although it’s a hearty dish for a winter’s night you can also enjoy it when you’re feeling European, as chicken provence has its roots in French cuisine. To make it friendly for readers with prediabetes or diabetes I use a whole...
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Creamy Artichoke Chicken

This creamy artichoke chicken with mushrooms is a recipe I’ve adapted from a diabetes cookbook. Now, I don’t usually like such recipes as, in my opinion, they are still surprisingly hefty on the carbs. This one is an exception, although I’ve still trimmed the flour thickener even more. Unlike my other low-starch recipes you actually don’t need to bake the chicken ahead of...
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Turkey Veggie Cheeseburger Sloppy Joe

This sloppy joe isn’t your standard. In addition to lean ground turkey it punches up the nutrition by adding pureed veggies into the sauce–so you don’t miss the sweetness of a traditional sloppy joe sauce that is full of added sugars (a really good thing since experts recommend everyone watch their intake of added sugars, not just those with diabetes or prediabetes). Except for...
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Amy’s Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

This cheesy chicken enchiladas recipe is one my sister Amy is well known for. I’ve adapted it to make it a bit healthier, while still keeping it super creamy. To make the recipe low-carb just omit the tortilla and spoon the chicken mixture directly into the baking dish to top with cheese. We like to have a side of roasted bell pepper and lots of individual toppings–to make it a truly...
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