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Carol's Cookery

I'm diabetic, so I have to be careful about how many carbs and fats I eat, and trying to regain my girlish figure, so am watching calories in general. It's hard to find things that are tasty and "legal." The recipes here are both.

(53 Recipes) Created by ADIPOSEROSE

Recipes in this Collection

Very Good 4.5/5
(27 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: This is a great recipe for diabetics--absolutely delicious! I cut the asparagus into 3" tips & chopped the stems; skipped the salt; & steamed rather than boiled them, in a steamer bag. I'd add sliced mushrooms next time, & maybe some chopped pimiento (for color).

Submitted by MINDCRUSHER1376

Carbs: 12.3g | Fat: 5.9g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 108.7
Crustless Spinach, Onion and Feta Quiche
Very Good 4.5/5
(1025 ratings)

Technically this is a crustless quiche, but the addition of flour makes for a delicious crusty bottom and sides.

Submitted by JENNLOVE

Carbs: 13.7g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 10.3g | Calories: 134.1
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Farfalle with Mushrooms & Spinach
Good 3.9/5
(74 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I want to recalculate this using lowcarb pasta.

Submitted by DILBERTA

Carbs: 36.8g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 8.4g | Calories: 217.3
Lightened-Up Apple Crisp
Very Good 4.3/5
(639 ratings)

This healthy apple crisp recipe is sweet and simple to prepare but uses very little added sugar.

Submitted by JLCROMP

Carbs: 25.2g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 127.4
(no ratings)

originally taken from but changes made to the recipe to make it low fat and low carb.

Submitted by MAYBEARY

Carbs: 6.8g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 142.8
Very Good 4.5/5
(12 ratings)

A quick, easy-to-make side dish that's both healthy and full of flavor!

Submitted by KIMJ29

Carbs: 1g | Fat: 6.1g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 5.6g | Calories: 80.4
White Beans, Spinach and Tomatoes over Linguine
Very Good 4.3/5
(485 ratings)

This filling vegetarian meal is nutritious and easy to make.

Submitted by TWINMOM143

Carbs: 52.7g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 10.2g | Protein: 13.7g | Calories: 284.5
Light & Easy Vegetable Fried Rice
Very Good 4.2/5
(435 ratings)

This super simple recipe is so much better for you than takeout, and is ready in minutes. Use brown rice to give you lasting energy!

Carbs: 23.4g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 4.6g | Calories: 136.9
(no ratings)

Cook the barley ahead of time and refrigerate or use quick cooking barley to cut preparation time.

Submitted by APRILIRIS

Carbs: 23.2g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 3.3g | Calories: 149
(no ratings)

Submitted by KEL_BEL_FX3

Carbs: 27.8g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 7g | Calories: 172.7
(no ratings)

This is *not* low sodium--next time, I'll leave the sausages out altogether, and either find canned tomatoes in a more reasonable range, or use fresh--but it is about as low-carb and low-fat as I know how to make it. (I usually only have it on holidays.)

Submitted by ADIPOSEROSE

Carbs: 37.9g | Fat: 45.3g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 59.4g | Calories: 803.4
(no ratings)

This soup was out of this world good. I used half and half instead of heavy cream and a minimal amount of butter. It is delicious cold or hot.

Submitted by NEECEY62

Carbs: 15.8g | Fat: 9g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 4.2g | Calories: 149.7
(no ratings)

Recipe provided by
Instead of batter-dipped, deep-fried nuggets, we coat chicken tenders in a seasoned almond and whole-wheat flour crust and then oven-fry them to perfection. With half the fat of standard breaded chicken tenders, you can enjoy to your (healthy) heartís content.

Submitted by ADIPOSEROSE

Carbs: 43.2g | Fat: 76.3g | Fiber: 14.9g | Protein: 65.6g | Calories: 1086.4
(no ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I absolutely love chicken prepared this way!

Submitted by ADIPOSEROSE

Carbs: 11.3g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 19.2g | Calories: 130.1
Grilled Strawberry & Cream Pita
Very Good 4.1/5
(192 ratings)

This is a great dessert that's delicious when strawberries are in season.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 4.9g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 144.9
Chocolate Cinnamon Bread Pudding
Very Good 4.2/5
(159 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Substitute Splenda brown sugar and 40-calorie/slice whole wheat

Carbs: 92.7g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 15g | Calories: 426.3
Linguine with Spicy Shrimp
Very Good 4.4/5
(192 ratings)

We're serious about the spice in this recipe. Whole-grain pasta and tender shrimp pair perfectly with a luxuriously rich, piquant sauce.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27.6g | Fat: 15.7g | Fiber: 4.3g | Protein: 27.9g | Calories: 356.9
 Mini Eggplant Pizzas
Very Good 4.3/5
(318 ratings)

Ditch the crust and boost your veggie intake with these eggplant "pizzas."

Submitted by GONZOSTAR

Carbs: 8.9g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 4.9g | Calories: 119.1
Very Good 4.6/5
(5 ratings)

Goes well with BBQ and oven fried chicken.

Submitted by BUDGETMOM

Carbs: 15.5g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 86.2
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