Diabetics Soul Food Cookbook

Soul Sistah Slaw

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Serves 50 / Serving Size: 1/2 cup
1 lb shredded cabbage4 ounces grated onion
9 ounces Splenda baking sugar2 ounces vinegar
12 ounces bell pepper thinly chopped1 lb low-fat mayonnaise
12 ounces grated carrots1 can evaporated milk
1. Chop the cabbage in a food processor.
2. Add sugar, bell peppers, carrots and onions in a large mixing bowl.
3. Add the vinegar, and low fat mayonnaise. Toss gently.
4. Add milk and mix well.
Exchanges
3 Vegetables
Calories...................................91
Calories from Fat..........6
Total Fat..................................1g
Cholesterol................................7mg
Sodium.....................................410mg
Carbohydrate............................16mg
Dietary Fiber................6mg
Sugars........................3g
Protein......................................7g



Heaven Sent Cake

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Serves 24 / Serving Size: 1 slice
1 1/2 cup flour divided2 tbsp honey
2 tsp baking powder6 eggs separated
1 tsp ground cinnamon1/2 cup low fat milk
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg1 cup almonds
1/2 tsp salt2 cups dates chopped
1/4 tsp ground ginger2 cups raisins
2 cup Splenda baking sugar2 tbsp flour
2 sticks low fat margarine
1. Pre-heat oven to 300 degrees. Spray cake tube pan with a non-stick baking spray.
2. Mix flour, baking powder spices and salt in a medium bowl.
3. In another bowl mix sugar, margarine and honey and beat until fluffy. Add egg yolks one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour mixture alternately with milk. Beat until smooth.
4. Beat egg whites in another large bowl and beat until peaks are formed. Stir egg white into batter.
5. Toss in almonds, dates, raisins and the 2 tbsp of flour. Pour into a prepared pan.
6. Bake 2 hours and 45 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen from sides of pan and remove cake. Cool before serving. Slice very thin.
Exchanges
Calories.............................242
Calories from Fat........57g
Total Fat............................6g
Saturated Fat.............1g
Cholesterol..........................0mg
Sodium...............................488mg
Carbohydrate.......................40g
Dietary Fiber.............3g
Sugars.....................20g
Protein..................................3g