Looking for something to eat NOW? Below are some recipes that meet our guidelines for "diabetes-friendly". Remember, especially if you have other health conditions or are taking insulin, you need to first check with your doctor and registered dietitian to learn about your diet needs.
Whole grain tortilla. Fiber-filled black beans. Veggies. It's all good. This breakfast burrito is a quick and tasty option for a healthy breakfast.
Living with diabetes doesn't have to mean avoiding carbs altogether. Oats are filled with fiber, and a great choice to start your day.
Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowl
Using spaghetti squash instead of pasta means TONS of fiber and low in calories. These Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowls are also packed with protein and flavor!
Easy Grilled Tilapia
This simple grilled (or baked) fish is the ultimate healthy entree, diabetes or not. Grab one of our side dish recipes below and you're set for dinner.
Chicken with Garlic & Parsley
A flavorful, non-fried chicken recipe at your service. Quick to make, but tastes like it took forever!
Crock Pot Vegetable Lentil Stew
If you haven't added lentils to your pantry, this recipe will change that. Lentils and beans add lots of lean protein and fiber to this dish, which just happens to be a piece of cake to make.
Roasted Root Vegetables
The more veggies in your life, the better. Plus, roasting turns vegetables into comfort food. Seriously. Choose beets and sweet potatoes over white potatoes for more nutrition.
Greek Cucumber Yogurt Dip
Did I mention you should eat more veggies? Here ya go. We use nonfat Greek yogurt in this dip for added protein with few calories. Use this as an appetizer or afternoon snack.
Zesty Brussels Sprouts
Our Brussels sprouts dish is a great source of fiber, and a nice option if you're not into salads. Actually, it's nice even if you are into salads.
Garbanzo Bean Salad
Here's another fiber-packed side dish that's full of flavor without the sugar. And no cooking required.
Soft Fruity Cookies
Wait wait wait...cookies? With diabetes? Yep. As with anything, you don't want to go overboard. But these cookies get their sweetness from fruit, use only whole grains, and have no added sugar. So they're an okay choice as an after-dinner treat.
Strawberry Banana Smoothies
Here's another no added sugar dessert option that's sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. If you're craving a milkshake, make these fruit and yogurt smoothies. Use frozen strawberries and bananas to make it extra ice cream-like.