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Taquitos Vegetarian – Type Free Diabetes

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Taquitos

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Number of Servings
: 4

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1


Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen vegetables, thawed (peas, carrots, and corn)
  • 1/3 cup crumbled queso anejo or shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 12 corn tortillas, warmed
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2 cups fresh salsa
  • 1/2 avocado, chopped

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix vegetables and cheese.
  3. Spoon 1/4 cup vegetable and cheese mixture down the center of each tortilla. Roll
    up tightly.
  4. Place taquitos on a baking sheet.
  5. Brush each Taquito lightly with oil.
  6. Bake until crispy, about 7 to 10 minutes.
  7. While taquitos are baking, mix fresh salsa with avocado.
  8. Spoon salsa mixture over each serving of taquitos. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 3 taquitos

Amount Per Serving Calories 360 Calories from Fat 110

% Daily Value (DV)*
Total Fat 12g 18%

   Saturated Fat 3g 13%

Cholesterol 10mg 3%

Sodium 230mg 10%

Total Carbohydrate 56g 19%
   Dietary Fiber 8g 32%

   Sugars 3g

Protein 8g

Vitamin A 80%   Vitamin C 20%   Calcium 10%   Iron 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Diabetic Exchange**

Fruit: 0

Vegetables: 1

Meat: 0

Milk: 0

Fat: 2

Carbs: 3

Other: 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association
Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore,
partial exchanges are not included.

Source: 5 A Day for Better Health: cdc.gov


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Bruschetta with Plums and Fresh Basil – TypeFree Diabetes

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Bruschetta with Plums and Fresh Basil

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Number of Servings:
6

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person:
1


Ingredients

  • 1 sourdough baguette (24 inch)
  • 4 oz fat-free cream cheese, whipped
  • 6 cups sliced fresh California plums
  • 1 cup fresh basil

Directions

  1. Slice baguette into 24 inch-thick pieces.
  2. Toast in a 350¡F oven until golden brown.
  3. Spread each slice of bread with fat-free cream cheese.
  4. Slice plums into thin slices.
  5. Place several slices of plum on each piece of bruschetta.
  6. Garnish with fresh basil leaf. 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 120

Calories from Fat 10 % Daily Value (DV)*

Total Fat 1g 2%

Saturated Fat 0g 0%

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 160mg 7%

Total Carbohydrate 25g 8%

Dietary Fiber 3g 12%

Sugars 17g

Protein 5g

Vitamin A 20%

Vitamin C 30%

Calcium 6%

Iron 4% .



Diabetic Exchange**


Fruit: 1

Vegetables: 0

Meat: 0

Milk: 0

Fat: 0

Carbs: 0

Other: 0

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
 ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association
Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore,
partial exchanges are not included. Source:
5 A Day for Better Health: cdc.gov


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