Tasty, good for you and low in carbs--this wilted spinach salad fits the bill. Turkey bacon and reduced-fat feta cheese keep the fat and calories low, while the spinach and roasted sweet peppers add vitamins A and C. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • To prepare the dressing: in a medium skillet, cook bacon according to package directions; remove from skillet. Cool slightly; chop and set aside. In the same skillet, whisk together vinegar, oil, sugar, garlic, and black pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Boil gently, uncovered, for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  • In a medium bowl, combine chopped bacon, spinach, roasted peppers, almonds, and feta cheese. Drizzle with warm dressing. Toss to coat. Serve immediately.


Tips: Choose from Splenda(R) Granular or Sweet'N Low(R) bulk or packets as a sugar substitute. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1 teaspoon sugar. Nutrition Information Per Serving with Substitute: same as below, except 116 cal., 5 g carb. Carb choices: 0

To toast nuts, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.

Nutrition Facts

123 calories; 8.8 g total fat; 1.6 g saturated fat; 9 mg cholesterol; 176 mg sodium. 293 mg potassium; 6.8 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 4.9 g protein; 2864 IU vitamin a iu; 47 mg vitamin c; 61 mcg folate; 66 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 51 mg magnesium;