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Decadent Thanksgiving Day desserts for different dietary needs

Maple Pumpkin Custard with Crystallized Ginger (diabetic-friendly)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups 1% milk
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup, (see Ingredient note)
  • 3/4 cup canned unseasoned pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons whipped cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped crystallized ginger

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Diabetic-friendly, gluten-free, and decadent Thanksgiving Day side dishes

Brussels Sprouts with chestnuts & sage  (diabetic friendly)

(Ingredients for 12 servings)

  • 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped chestnuts, (about 4 ounces; see Tip)
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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Peruvian-style shrimp fried rice at @andes_cafe

Open for just nine months, Andes Café is a small casual breakfast/lunch/dinner cafe inspired by South American home cooking. The restaurant was named after the mountains that unite Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Chile. Chef and owner David Guerrero is a native of Ecuador, and has called Houston … >> read more & watch video

Peruvian quinoa oatmeal at @andes_cafe

Open for just nine months, Andes Café is a small casual breakfast/lunch/dinner cafe inspired by South American home cooking. The restaurant was named after the mountains that unite Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Chile. Chef and owner David Guerrero is a native of Ecuador, and has called Houston … >> read more & watch video

Glutathione – antioxidant and immune super nutrient

Glutathione is made naturally in the liver, but many Americans are deficient in it. This antioxidant is added to prevent toxic overload of cancer treatment and to aid in treatment of AIDS.

Many diseases such as cancer, autoimmune conditions, and symptoms, such as fatigue and brain fog, can be attributed … >> read more & watch video