If you think that a healthy diabetes diet has to be bland, think again.
This fast and easy low-calorie smoothie will give you a taste of the tropics to start your day. And with 5 grams of protein, it’s sure to keep you full all morning.
Provencal Omelet Recipe
If you prefer a savory breakfast, look no further than this French-inspired treat. Fresh vegetables and herbs pack this omelet with taste and nutrients.
Ginger Chicken With Rice Noodles
This flavorful lunch satisfies a craving for Asian food while cutting out the fat of restaurant versions. With less than 400 calories, it’s part of a nutritious diabetes diet, and the broiled chicken contains plenty of protein.
Roasted Tomato and Vegetable Soup
For the perfect midday meal, try this low-calorie, low-carb soup. Fire-roasted tomatoes impart a unique smoky flavor, and it contains other nutrient-dense vegetables.
Lime Ambrosia Fruit Salad
Fresh lime juice gives this fruit cup a deliciously tart twist. And with just 65 calories and 14 grams of carbs, the snack fits right into your healthy diabetes diet.
Macadamia Turkey Salad on Cucumber Slices
Protein-rich turkey, macadamia nuts with healthy fats, and nutrient-dense apples and cucumbers combine in this diabetes-friendly recipe to create a snack that’s both filling and nutritious.
Catfish and Sausage Jambalaya
Take your taste buds on vacation to New Orleans with a Creole cooking staple. This jambalaya, while low in fat, is still big on flavor, and it’s great for leftovers too.
For an easy, healthy dinner, try this diabetes-friendly pasta. Cheese-filled ravioli are combined with peppers and tomatoes to create a simple and tasty dish.
Mocha Meringue Kisses
Chocolate lovers will delight in these little cookies — and they’re surprisingly low in calories. A combination of cocoa powder, espresso, and semisweet chocolate pieces makes them taste extra sweet.
Very Berry Sorbet
This yummy sorbet, a snap to make, features frozen blueberries and raspberries, which are packed with antioxidants. And with only 16 grams of carbs, it’s a great dessert recipe to make part of your diabetes diet.