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Diabetes: Black Bean Cakes

Garlic and cumin give these bean cakes a bold flavor!

Black Bean Cakes

1 cup low sodium canned black beans, drained
2 tbsp unsalted tomato paste
2 garlic cloves, medium, minced
1 1/2 tsp ground cumin, divided
1/4 tsp table salt
2 tbsp bread crumbs
1/2 tsp black pepper, ground
1 Cooking Spray, olive oil, 1/3 sec spray
2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup Salsa
1/4 cup Sour Cream, nonfat
1 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped

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Diabetes: Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili

Vegan-friendly chili with sweet potatoes!

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili

2 Sweet Potatoes, orange, fresh, medium, 5″ x 2″, FDA
2 tbsp Oil, olive, extra virgin
1 cup fresh chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, medium, chopped
1 Peppers, bell, medium, fresh, diced
32 oz Beans, black, mature, cooked, drained and rinsed
28 floz Tomatoes, dices, unsalted, canned
2 Chili, small, minced (or 1 can (4 oz) chopped mild green chilies)
2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp oregano leaves
1 pinch table salt (optional)

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Diabetes: Banana and Flaxseed Muffins

A delicious, moist twist on the traditional banana muffin. Flax adds texture and healthy fats!

Banana and Flaxseed Muffins

1 cup white all purpose flour
1 cup Seeds, flax, ground
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp table salt
1 cup Banana, fresh, mashed, about 2 bananas
1/2 cup canola oil
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 eggs
3/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips, optional

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