Diabetes-Friendly Salad Recipes

Oct 10, 2017

Zesty Broccoli Salad

By | 2017-10-10T10:40:17+00:00 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

Tuscan Bean Salad with Gorgonzola Bruschetta

By | 2017-09-21T12:52:39+00:00 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 […]
Sep 21, 2017

Thai Steak Salad

By | 2017-09-21T11:53:48+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Meat, Salads|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 lemon grass, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup lime juice
  • 1/3 cup fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chili sauce
  • 1/2 cup no calorie sweetener, granulated
  • 1 1/2 pounds (1 inch thick) steak fillet
  • 1 head leaf lettuce – rinsed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 English cucumber, diced
  • 1 […]
Sep 19, 2017

Shrimp Vegetable Salsa Salad

By | 2017-09-19T11:53:22+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Salads, Seafood|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked fresh green beans
  • 2 cups chopped tomato
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/2 pound cooked peeled shrimp
  • 10 sliced pitted ripe olives
  • 2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoon tarragon flavored vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients and stir well.

Food Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 lean meat.

Aug 31, 2017

Hot and Cold Tuna Salad With Fennel Vinaigrette

By | 2017-08-31T13:36:29+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Salads, Seafood|0 Comments

If desired, fish can be broiled rather than grilled for the same amount of time.

Fennel Vinaigrette Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 to 1/3 Equal® Spoonful™
  • 3 tablespoons Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon crushed fennel seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Fennel Vinaigrette Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in covered jar; […]
Aug 31, 2017

Healthy Turkey Salad Pockets

By | 2017-08-31T09:21:57+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Poultry, Salads|0 Comments

You may substitute 1 (16-oz) package frozen Oriental-Style Vegetables, cooked and drained, for the fresh vegetables listed below. Stir fry chicken, ginger root and garlic in all of the vegetable oil about 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Combine chicken broth, Equal®, soy sauce, cornstarch and sesame oil until smooth. Stir into chicken mixture. […]

Aug 30, 2017

Grilled Asian Steak Salad

By | 2017-08-30T16:36:50+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Meat, Salads|0 Comments

Asian Steak Salad Dressing Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup soy sauce, lite
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger, minced
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon SPLENDA® Granular
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice, fresh
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco® Sauce*

*Tabasco® is a registered trademark of McIlhenny Co.

Asian Steak Salad Dressing Directions

  1. Whisk together soy sauce, […]
Aug 30, 2017

Greek Dressing

By | 2017-08-30T16:00:57+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Salads, Sauces & Syrups|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup (2-ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Equal® Spoonful (May substitute 1 1/2 packets Equal sweetener)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients, stirring with a wire whisk, until blended. Cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to allow flavors to blend.
  2. Use […]
Aug 23, 2017

Curried Turkey and Apple Salad

By | 2017-08-23T10:59:19+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Poultry, Salads|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium apple, cut into chunks
  • 1 pound roasted turkey breast, chopped into bite size chunks
  • 1 Bag of salad greens or your choice of fresh salad greens.
  • 1/3 cup […]
Aug 21, 2017

Classic Coleslaw

By | 2017-08-21T09:48:30+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes|0 Comments

Carrot cake can be baked in any size pan. Adjust baking time accordingly.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium head cabbage, shredded
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/4 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine cabbage, carrot, onion, vegetable oil, vinegar and SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener. Stir until the ingredients are well mixed.
  2. Chill in the refrigerator […]

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