Hoosiers are increasingly feeling the effects of this disease. More than 714,000 children and adults living in Indiana suffer from all forms of diabetes, including type 1, type 2 and gestational. As many as 1 in 4 of those who have diabetes does not know it. And at least 1.6 million According to the Indianapolis American Diabetes Association, Hoosiers are living with pre-diabetes, putting them at risk for type 2 diabetes in the future. It is also important to know that many persons who are serving as family caregivers are caring for someone with a chronic illness such as diabetes.
Daughter Caregiver Network, Inc. is providing a fun and informative opportunity to join in celebration with our community and learn more about these two important issues. Schedule:
*Celebration of Aging! 11:30am-1:30pm $10 includes lunch flat screen television Drawing! "Caring for Self and Others" 12:30pm-1:15pm Kate Kunk, Caregiver Options Counselor, CICOA Pre-registration is required for the Celebration of Aging luncheon!
Special Presentation "Eating to Live… Not Living to Eat" 4:00pm - 5:00pm facilitated by Chef/Author, Timothy Moore. This session is FREE
" Crab " Cakes (Jackfruit)
Yields: 9 cakes
1 small onion
1 20-ounce can young green jackfruit in water, rinsed and well
1 15-ounce can white beans, drained
2 T poultry seasoning or Old Bay Seasoning 2 large cloves garlic, pressed
2 tsp organic soy sauce
1 tsp prepared mustard
1/8 tsp turmeric powder
1⁄2 cup oatmeal (regular or quick)
Preheat oven 350 degrees. Chop the onion finely in a food processor and place it in a medium bowl. Add jackfruit to processor. Pulse until broken into rough pieces of about 1⁄2 inch. Do not grind into a paste. Add to onions. Add white beans and all remaining ingredients except oatmeal. Pulse to distribute seasonings well. Add mixture to a bowl along with oatmeal. Stir with jackfruit and onion. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone mat. Scoop up approximately 1/3 cup of mixture and shape into patty. Carefully place on prepared baking sheet and repeat with remaining mixture. Bake 20 minutes.
Yields: 1 serving
1 zucchini, peeled
(tools needed for pasta: Spiralizer)
Cut zucchini into thin noodles using a Spiralizer or a vegetable peeler to create long, thin, pasta-type "noodles."
Sun-Dried Tomato Marinara Sauce / Mushrooms
Yields: 1 Cup, 2 serving
1 ripe tomato, chopped (makes about 1⁄2 cup)
1⁄2 cup yellow or red bell pepper, chopped
1 T fresh basil, minced (1 tsp dried)
1⁄2 -1 tsp dried oregano or fresh oregano
1 tsp garlic crushed (2 cloves)
3⁄4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, soaked about 30-45 minutes in
water (not the oil-based sun-dried tomatoes)
1 cup sliced mushrooms
Sauté the mushrooms with 4 T water. Set aside
Put all other ingredients into food processor fitted with an "S" blade and process until smooth, stopping only to scrape down the sides of the bowl with a spatula.
Add mushrooms. Stir gently
NOTE: The sauce will keep in the refrigerator for 3 days in a sealed container.
Combine Zucchini pasta noodles and marinara sauce and enjoy.
Note: to serve warm, heat only the sauce gently for about 1 minute and toss with the pasta. Do not microwave.
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