Lemonade

Ingredients 1 3/4 cups white sugar 8 cups water 1 1/2 cups lemon juice In a small saucepan, combine sugar and 1 cup water. Bring to boil and stir to dissolve sugar. Allow to cool to room temperature, then cover and refrigerate until chilled. Remove seeds from lemon juice, but leave pulp. In pitcher, stir 

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Provincial Tomatoes

Ingredients 2 large tomatoes, cut into 1/4 inch slices salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon olive oil, or as needed 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup grated Asiago cheese 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs 2 tablespoons dried parsley Preheat your oven’s broiler. Place tomato slices in a single layer on a baking sheet 

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Easy Rumaki with Pineapple

Ingredients cooking spray 24 (1 inch) cubes fresh pineapple 24 water chestnut slices 8 thick-cut bacon slices, cut crosswise into 3 pieces 24 toothpicks 1/2 cup low-fat sesame-ginger salad dressing 1 tablespoon chopped green onion, or to taste Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line the bottom section of a broiler pan 

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Roasted Garlic Lemon Broccoli

Ingredients 2 heads broccoli, separated into florets 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). In a large bowl, toss broccoli florets with the extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, pepper 

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Black Beans and Rice

Ingredients 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, 3/4 cup uncooked white rice 1 1/2 cups low sodium, low fat vegetable broth 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 3 1/2 cups canned black beans, drained In a stockpot over medium-high heat, heat the oil. Add the onion and garlic and 

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Roasted Vegetable Medley

Ingredient 2 tablespoons olive oil. divided 1 large yam. peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces 1 large parsnip, peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces 1 cup baby carrots 1 zucchini, cut into 1 inch slices 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces 1/2 cup roasted red peppers, cut into 

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Diabetes Management

Nutrition is an important part of managing diabetes. People with diabetes can enjoy the same foods as those who do not have diabetes. Eating a variety of healthy foods in reasonable portions can help manage blood glucose, weight, blood pressure, and cholesterol. Diabetes refers to a disease in which the person has high blood sugar, 

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