I Must Love Me Too

If you have neglected yourself,
make a sincere apology to thee.
Gather the "love-me-not-petals" of your life
and start counting "I-must-love-me-too".
In no time at all you have
a beautiful flower blossom within you. ~ Dodinsky Writings

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Cooking For Diabetic Needs

Balsamic, fruit-infused, herb-infused, red wine, white wine, sherry, malt, rice wine, cider
Cooking Sprays
Now available in aerosol and refrigerated pumps. Purchase butter-flavored, olive oil, vegetable, etc.

Canola, olive, safflower, sesame. For added flavor you may wish to try almond, avocado, grapeseed, hazelnut, peanut, and walnut
Stone-ground yellow and white cornmeal, couscous, kasha, millet, rolled oats, instant polenta, rice-white, basmati, brown, quick-cooking and wild, quinoa.
Beans and Legumes

Dried beans-black, cannelini, chick peas, navy, pinto and white, black-eyed peas, lentils-brown and red.

Angel hair, bow ties (farfalle), lasagna, linguine, penne, Oriental rice sticks, rotelle, spaghetti, ziti
Baking Needs

Unbleached all-purpose flour, nonfat pancake mix, graham cracker crumbs, cornstarch, dry bread crumbs (unseasoned), baking powder, baking soda, cream of tarter, cocoa powder, salt and kosher salt, vanilla extract, sugar substitutes (capable of retaining sweetness during extended heat), sugar, brown sugar, honey, baker's spray (combined with flour).
Canned and Packaged Goods

No-salt-added tomato paste, no-salt-added canned tomatoes, canned pumpkin, unsweetened fruit juices, fat-free no-salt-added chicken and vegetable broth, cannelini, garbanzo (chick peas), navy, pinto, white and black beans, beans, reduced-sodium soy sauce, no-sugar-added fruit spread, dry roasted peanuts, natural peanut butter, no-sugar added dried fruits, evaporated skim milk, powdered buttermilk, Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauces, regular and coarse ground Dijon mustard, dry red and white wine for cooking, cognac for cooking, dry sherry for cooking, rum for cooking, tequila for cooking, hoisin sauce, sun-dried tomatoes (dry-packed), black bean sauce, Asian chili sauce, capers, garlic sauce, dried Chiles, dried mushrooms
Dried Herbs and Spices

Ground allspice, basil, bay leaves, dill, caraway seed, celery seed, chili powder, ground cinnamon, cloves, coriander, ground cumin, curry powder, fennel seed, fine herbs, ground ginger, marjoram, dry mustard, paprika, peppercorns, poppy seeds, crushed red pepper flakes, rosemary, sage, saffron, savory, sesame seeds, thyme
In the Freezer

Frozen no-sugar-added fruits and berries, puff pastry dough, phyllo dough, bread dough, unsalted butter, reduced-calorie margarine, nuts, vegetables in bags, multi-grain breads and rolls, pita
In the Refrigerator

Part-skim Parmesan cheese, fat-free mozzarella cheese, fat-free ricotta cheese, fat-free cream cheese, reduced-fat tub margarine, fat-free sour cream, fresh ginger, lemons, limes, oranges, other fresh fruit in season, scallions, fresh herbs and parsley, salad ingredients, fresh vegetables in season, dill pickles, tomato paste in a tube, anchovy paste in a tube, egg substitute, eggs, skim milk

Garlic; shallots; onions-white, yellow, sweet (seasonal), and red; potatoes-red, Russet, and Yukon Gold; sweet potatoes