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Recipes for Diabetes - University of Illinois Extension


4 cups fresh spinach, washed and torn into bite-size pieces
1 orange, peeled and cut into sections or ¾ cup mandarin orange slices, drained
½ cup sliced water chestnuts
½ cup croutons
Non-fat or low-fat salad dressing


  1. Toss spinach, oranges, water chestnuts, and croutons.
  2. Serve salad dressing on the side.
Total time: 15 minutes
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 51 Calories from Fat 7
Total Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 69 mg
Carbohydrate 13 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 2 g
Exchange 1 fruit
Carbohydrate Units 1

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