Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Oct 10, 2017

Zesty Broccoli Salad

By |2017-10-10T10:40:17+00:00Updated: October 10th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Salads, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh small broccoli florets
  • 1 cup thinly sliced purple onion rings
  • 1/2 cup sweetened, dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat Italian dressing
  • 2 tablespoons dry-roasted sunflower seeds

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a serving dish and toss to coat well. Refrigerate for 1 – 2 hours to allow flavors to blend. Toss again before serving.

Food Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 1/2 Fruit, […]

Sep 21, 2017

Whole Wheat Pita Bread

By |2017-09-21T14:37:51+00:00Updated: September 21st, 2017|Breads & Muffins, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments

For low sodium diets, omit the salt.

Ingredients

  • 1 (1/4-ounce) package active dry yeast or 2 1/2 teaspoons
  • 1 teaspoon honey (needed for yeast action)
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons warm water (110 to 115°F / 45°C) water
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine the flours and salt in a large mixing […]
Sep 21, 2017

Very Veggie Italian Bread Pizza

By |2017-09-21T14:33:16+00:00Updated: September 21st, 2017|Breads & Muffins, Diabetes Recipes, Pasta, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (16 ounces) Italian bread
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons light ranch-style dressing
  • 3 medium tomatoes (about 4 ounces each), sliced
  • ¼ medium purple onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 2 medium portabella mushrooms (about 6 ounces total), thinly sliced
  • 1/2 medium green bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 cup small […]
Sep 21, 2017

Veggie Mexican

By |2017-09-21T14:09:57+00:00Updated: September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1 15-ounce can of red kidney beans, drained and rinsed very well
  • 1 3/4 cup low sodium/fat chicken broth
  • 10 ounce frozen corn
  • 1 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup dry lentils, rinsed
  • 1 cup broccoli and zucchini, diced
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder

Directions

  1. Brown onions in olive oil and then add […]
Sep 21, 2017

Vegetable Linguine

By |2017-09-21T14:04:59+00:00Updated: September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Pasta, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 (16oz.) can tomatoes
  • 1 (15oz.) can low-sodium tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 oz. linguine

Directions

  1. In a large sauce pan, add sauté onions, celery, green pepper and garlic […]
Sep 21, 2017

Vegetable Lasagna

By |2017-09-21T13:23:43+00:00Updated: September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Pasta, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 9 cooked lasagna noodles
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 (15oz.) can low-sodium tomato sauce
  • 1 (6oz.) can low-sodium tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 cups low fat cottage cheese
  • 1 cup shredded low fat Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 10-oz package of frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained

Directions

  1. Preheat Oven to 375°F
  2. In […]
Sep 21, 2017

Two Minute Turkey Wrap

By |2017-09-21T13:13:05+00:00Updated: September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Poultry, Sandwiches|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 (8-inch) flour tortilla (use flavored tortilla if desired)
  • 1 teaspoon horseradish sauce (not pure horseradish)
  • 3 ounces deli-sliced turkey breast
  • 1 slice (2/3 ounce) fat-free American cheese
  • 1/4 cup alfalfa sprouts

Directions

  1. Spread tortilla lightly with horseradish sauce. Lay turkey over tortilla. Place cheese in center of tortilla over turkey, then top with sprouts. Fold in about an inch on […]
Sep 21, 2017

Two Cheese Pizza

By |2017-09-21T13:06:27+00:00Updated: September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • Whole wheat flour
  • 1 can (10 oz) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 4 ounces shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups chopped mushrooms
  • 1 large red pepper, cut into strips

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Spread whole-wheat flour over working surface. Roll out dough with rolling […]
Sep 21, 2017

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

By |2017-09-21T13:00:10+00:00Updated: September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetables|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 2 medium-size sweet potatoes
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons fat-free sour cream
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 6 packets Equal® sweetener or 1/4 cup Equal® Spoonful™
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract
  • Salt and white pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans or 4 teaspoons flaked coconut

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Lightly grease potatoes; pierce with tines of fork. Place potatoes in baking pan […]
Sep 21, 2017

Tuscan Bean Salad with Gorgonzola Bruschetta

By |2017-09-21T12:52:39+00:00Updated: September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Salads, Vegetables|0 Comments

Bruschetta Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (2-ounces) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 16 slices French baguette (1 pound loaf), each 1/2-inch thick

Salad Ingredients

  • 2 (19-ounce each) cans cannelloni beans (or Great Northern Beans), rinsed, drained
  • 2 medium fennel bulbs, thinly sliced (optional)
  • 4 medium plum tomatoes, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup light or fat free mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup […]
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