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Baked Zucchini Pancakes
Low Carb

13g carbs

Talk about how a recipe changes year after year. This recipe started out as a way to make Latkes (Hanukah potato pancakes) with less fat. Then it changed with my diagnosis of Diabetes to zucchini pancakes. The most recent change is using some whole wheat flour in the batter to replace some of the white flour. The change was just intended to add nutritional value to the recipe, but it popped the flavor even more than the older version. This is a delicious side dish to go with a protein in place of potato pancakes at dinner.

Lemon Blueberry Surprise Muffins
Very Low Carb

224 cal4g carbs13g fat220mg sodium

What is the surprise? It's cream cheese, which adds flavor and tenderness. Vanilla whey protein is used in place of standard flour.

Butternut Squash Cheese Muffins
Low Carb

80 cal6g carbs4.8g fat30mg sodium

This is a great way to get a serving of vegetables into your day.

Single Knot Rolls
Low Carb

118 cal12.1g carbs5.9g fat150mg sodium

Use Texas white rolls you can purchase in your grocers freezer and create these pretty knot rolls.

Whole Wheat and Gram Flour Flat Bread (Besan Roti)

130 cal21g carbs4g fat210mg sodium

(NOTE: used low sodium baking powder)

Graham Muffins
Low Sodium

171 cal20g carbs9g fat130mg sodium

Finely crushed grahams act as part of the flour in these delicious muffins. Chopped pecans add crunch and nutrition.

Apple-Walnut Muffins

199 cal25g carbs9g fat183mg sodium

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

200 cal30g carbs7g fat230mg sodium

A favorite flavor combination in a diabetic friendly muffin with healthful oatmeal, cinnamon spice and a touch of molasses. Delicious start to any day. And remember, cinnamon is thought to help insulin! (NOTE: used all purpose flour, sugar used for granulated sweetener, low sodium baking powder)

Cran-Orange Oat Muffins
Low Sodium

200 cal39g carbs4g fat110mg sodium

Dried ground orange rind with whole cranberry sauce, orange or tangerine juice, apple juice, all fruit marmalade and thin rolled oats make up these tasty oat muffins packed with nutrients. (NOTE: used low sodium baking powder, lite salt and orange juice concentrate)

Orange Chocolate Chip Bread
Low Fat

120 cal20g carbs3g fat260mg sodium

This makes a tender and light quick bread with reduced calorie baking mix, skim milk, fresh orange juice, grated orange peel, sugar substitute and semi sweet chocolate chips.

Zucchini Lemon Bread
Low Carb

122 cal15g carbs6g fat206mg sodium

An all time favorite of many! Zucchini with walnuts and grated lemon zest seasoned with cinnamon in this healthful bread. Whole wheat flour adds nutrients, skim milk and egg substitute lower fat significantly.

Low Carb

60 cal7g carbs2.5g fat30mg sodium

A very simple and basic crepe recipe. Whip these up and fill with your favorite fruit filling. (NOTE: used 1% milk)

Kaese Blintzes (Rolled Cheese Pancakes)

500 cal48g carbs17g fat250mg sodium

(NOTE: pot cheese, all purpose flour, 1% milk, tub margarine, 8 oz container of plain low-fat yogurt and 1 tsp canola oil used)

Oatmeal-Banana Muffins
Low Sodium

190 cal31g carbs5g fat20mg sodium

Made with whole wheat flour, these banana muffins are packed with nutrients along with their delicious flavor. Spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg. (NOTE: used low sodium baking powder, 1% milk, sunflower seeds without salt)

Marvelous Bran Muffins
Low Sodium

140 cal24g carbs4g fat110mg sodium

(NOTE: used canola oil for vegetable oil, packed brown sugar and low sodium baking powder)

Applesauce Cinnamon Muffins

200 cal30g carbs7g fat230mg sodium

(NOTE: low sodium baking powder, canola oil and chopped walnuts used in the analysis)

Up-and-Down Biscuits
Low Sodium

120 cal18g carbs4.5g fat60mg sodium

(NOTE: enriched all purpose flour, low sodium baking powder, vegetable shortening used in analysis, sugar, and cinnamon not included)

Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins
Low Fat

180 cal40g carbs1.5g fat190mg sodium

(NOTE: used reduced fat buttermilk and unsweetened frozen blueberries)

Succulent Zucchini Bread

118 cal16g carbs5g fat150mg sodium

Zucchini is known for creating a moist, tasty bread but with this variation you also have crushed pineapple and its all spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg. A wonderful bread you`ll want to make often!

Cinnamon Bread Pudding

202 cal21g carbs10g fat422mg sodium

Cinnamon is good for diabetics, so enjoy it in this warm and comforting cinnamon bread pudding.

Yummy Apple Biscuits

160 cal21g carbs9g fat200mg sodium

(NOTE: unsalted tub margarine, 30 packets sucralose, and unsweetened apple juice concentrate used in the analysis)

Easy Sticky Buns
Low Carb

100 cal15g carbs3.5g fat230mg sodium

(NOTE: in analysis, used 1/2 oz packet of butter buds mix)

Orange Juice Muffins
Low Sodium

180 cal27g carbs6g fat50mg sodium

This is a simple, basic muffin recipe that creates muffins brimming with tangy orange flavor without being packed with unhealthy sugar. (NOTE: in analysis used 24 packets sucralose, low sodium baking powder, unsalted margarine, and egg substitute equal to 1 egg.)

Banana Bread
Low Sodium

108 cal17g carbs3.6g fat60mg sodium

White Chocolate and Pecan Mini-Muffins
Low Carb

90 cal9g carbs5g fat30mg sodium

These mini-muffins are extra sweet with white chocolate and pecans. For a change of flavor, use plain chocolate or replace the pecans with your favorite nut. (NOTE: low sodium baking powder, low-fat buttermilk and unpacked light brown sugar used in analysis)

Mini Pancakes with Strawberry Sauce
Low Fat

150 cal30g carbs1.5g fat70mg sodium

Cinnamon mini pancakes with a delicious strawberry sauce that comes together in a snap. (NOTE: low sodium baking powder used, plain low-fat yogurt used)

Oat Bran Pancakes
Low Fat

150 cal22g carbs3g fat260mg sodium

Oat Bran Cereal makes these healthful Diabetic Oat Bran Pancakes a breeze to whip up any morning of the week. (NOTE: used low sodium baking powder, used reduced fat buttermilk)

Blueberry Sour Cream Corn Muffins

140 cal23g carbs4.5g fat150mg sodium

Instead of blueberries, you use no sugar added blueberry fruit spread. Sour cream and whipped cream cheese give these both texture and flavor and corn meal is used for part of the flour. (NOTE: used low sodium baking powder, reduced fat sour cream and fresh blueberries)