Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

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November 1, 2011

Enjoy the holidays and all the tasty foods they bring. Yes, even WITH diabetes!


If you have diabetes, you know that making smart food choices is essential for optimal health. The holidays can often bring dietary challenges, with all the sweets and the large holiday meals. If you're planning a holiday meal, try these diabetes-friendly ideas for sidedishes, desserts and more!

Cranberry and White Chocolate Treats

Sweet white chocolate, tart cranberries and crunchy walnuts create a make ahead favorite bar cookie.

Yam Cornbread Stuffing

For a time saver, combine sweet potatoes and dressing in this scrumptious combination of naturally sweet Louisiana yams, cornbread, ginger, and toasty pecans.

Cider-Glazed Chestnut, Butternut Squash and Cauliflower Medley

Mediterranean meal patterns include both cooked and fresh vegetables at every meal. Roasting vegetables is a popular cooking method because vegetables do not lose as many nutrients during cooking, it is easy to do, and it also concentrates their flavors.

Baked Egyptian Pumpkin Pudding

Pumpkins contain a ton of Vitamin A. To get more of this in your diet, look overseas. Pumpkins are popular in many international cuisines and can be prepared in either sweet or savory dishes.

Sweet Mustard-Glazed Baby Carrots

Tasty, tiny version of their full-size carrot counterparts, tender baby carrots are peeled and ready to cook. A favorite with kids and grownups. Perfect bite-sized pieces every time.

Dilled Whole Green Beans

Making and canning your own pickled dilled green beans is one of the easiest things you can do with your green beans to preserve it for later use.


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