20 Delicious Diabetes-Fighting Recipes

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October 26, 2012

These recipes are rich in diabetes-fighting qualities and are easy on the tastebuds too!


Beef Steak with Herb Garnish

This diabetes-friendly steak is flavorful, so you can serve it with simple accompaniments, such as a baked potato and a crisp green vegetable.


Strawberry Banana Almond Smoothie

The natural sweetness of the fruit is quite enough, and the addition of almond butter provides a hint of complexity.


Quinoa with Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberries

This is a simple grain and vegetable recipe can be made regardless of your skill level in the kitchen.

Mixed Greens with Apples and Cranberries with Cranberry Vinaigrette

Tart apples, sweet cranberries and toasted walnuts with a slightly sweet, rich vinaigrette make this a quick toss together special salad.


Frozen Yogurt Blueberry Drops

These delicious little gems are low in sugar, a good source of calcium & protein, and fun to eat!


Curried Sweet Potatoes with Chard & Chickpeas

A superb fusion of flavors permeates this nourishing harvest dish. Serve it like a stew in shallow bowls, accompanied by warm flatbread.

Salmon Salad with Dill Vinaigrette

A combination of fresh fish and crisp veggies, this dish is perfect for a summer day.


Marinated Halibut with Spiced Eggplant

Eggplant is baked then tossed with sauteed onions, tomatoes, golden raisins and serves as a base for sauteed halibut.

Oatmeal and Dried Cherries easy Crock Pot Recipe.

Overnight, Slow Cooker, Cherry Almond Steel-Cut Oatmeal

With calcium heavy almond milk and a nutrient-packed superfruit, this combination yields nutritious (and delicious) results!

Vinegary Braised Collard Greens

Collard greens take a quick dance in the sauté pan are are served up steaming hot with a splash of vinegar.


Arugula Salad with Walnuts, Dried Cherries and Feta

This salad is the ultimate in flavor contrast—peppery arugula, crunchy walnuts, tart cherries and creamy feta cheese.

Grilled Albacore Sandwich with Red Peppers

Topped with sauteed peppers and onions, this open-faced tuna steak sandwich is a great special occasion lunch or light summer dinner.

Tempeh with Broccoli, Walnuts and Apples

The texture of the tempeh blends well with the mild sweetness of the apples and crunch of the walnuts in this vegetarian main dish.


Brown Rice Grape Leaf Salad

The best flavors and textures of a good dolma- a Mediterranean stuffed grape leaf mezze-combine in a salad that is more fun to make and eat than the individually stuffed appetizer.


Fruit Salad with Honey Dressing in a New Light

A diabetes-friendly recipe from celebrity chef Paula Deen.


Cherry Soy Yogurt Smoothie

The banana gives it added creaminess so you don’t have to use as much soy yogurt, but it doesn’t impart a lot of banana flavor.


Cajun Corn and Kale Salad

Summer sweet corn, kale, and vegetables, dressed with olive oil and lemon juice, spiced up Cajun-style.


Stir-Fried Sesame Kale & Red Cabbage

The trick to this pretty stir-fry is to stop the stir-fry process just shy of when you think you need to, so that both the cabbage and the kale retain their bright color.


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