Quick diabetes friendly dinner recipe

Looking for something delicious, nutritious and diabetes-friendly? This dinner recipe is perfect for the whole family! Shout out to the American Diabetes Assoc. for this fab recipe!
 
Ingredients
3 cups water
1 Tbsp salt­ free seasoning, such as Salt­Free Spike or Mrs. Dash
1 1/4 lb medium peeled and deveined shrimp
4 cups packed arugula
1/4 cup non­fat, plain Greek yogurt
2 cloves garlic
1 Tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup unsalted cashews
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
 
Instructions
1. Bring water and salt­free seasoning to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to just
barely a simmer and add shrimp. Cook 6 minutes or until shrimp are pink and just cooked
through.
2. While shrimp is cooking, add the arugula, yogurt, garlic, olive oil, cashews, Parmesan
cheese and black pepper to a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth.
3. Drain shrimp and toss with the pesto while shrimp are still hot.
 
Chef Tip: Serve this shrimp hot over cooked whole ­wheat pasta, or chilled with salad greens.
 
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