Friday, August 26, 2016

[Healthy_Recipes_For_Diabetic_Friends] Lemon Asparagus and Carrots - 6g Carbs - 5.3g Carbs, 1.8g Fiber, 2.7g Sugar


Lemon Asparagus and Carrots - 6g Carbs - 5.3g Carbs, 1.8g Fiber, 2.7g Sugar

From: The Diabetic Newsletter
Servings: 6

1/2 lb carrots, small
1 dash lemon pepper
8 oz asparagus spears, frozen or fresh
1/8 cup lemon juice

Wash, trim, and peel small carrots.

Place carrots in a steamer basket above boiling water.

Cover and steam about 15 minutes or till crisp- tender.

Rinse carrots in cold water; drain.

In the meantime, cook frozen asparagus spears according to package.

Rinse asparagus in cold water, drain.

Cover and chill drained carrots and asparagus.

To serve, arrange carrots and asparagus on a platter.

Sprinkle with a little lemon juice and lemon pepper.

Servings: 6
Nutrition per Serving: 26 Calories, 1g Protein, 19mg Sodium, 6g Carbs

Exchanges: 1 Vegetable

Nutrition From:
Servings: 6
Serving Size: 81 g
Nutrition per Serving: 24 Calories, 1 Calories from Fat, 0.1g Total Fat, 0g Trans Fat, 0mg Cholesterol, 28mg Sodium, 204mg Potassium, 5.3g Total Carbs, 1.8g Dietary Fiber, 2.7g Sugars, 1.2g Protein
Vitamin A 132% - Vitamin C 11% - Calcium 2% - Iron 5%
Nutrition Grade: A

Good points:
    Low in saturated fat
    No cholesterol
    Very high in dietary fiber
    Very high in iron
    High in manganese
    High in magnesium
    High in niacin
    High in phosphorus
    Very high in potassium
    High in riboflavin
    High in thiamin
    Very high in vitamin A
    High in vitamin B6


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