Healthy eating habits and diabetes

Following a healthy diabetes diet isn’t always easy to do, but these delicious, diabetes-friendly recipes that the whole family can enjoy may help. A good balance of the right foods, along with regular exercise and your prescribed medications, can help you manage your diabetes. As with any meal, remember to pay attention to portion size and enjoy every dish as part of your overall meal plan. Work with your health care team to determine a meal plan that works for you.

 

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“Creamed” Spinach in a new light

Makes: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Per serving (1/2 cup): 70 calories, 2.5 g fat (0 g saturated, 0 g trans), 0 mg cholesterol, 180 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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Crisp Potato Cakes in a new light

Makes: 12 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Per serving (1 potato cake): 100 calories, 5 g fat (0.5 g saturated, 0 g trans), 20 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Crunchy Zucchini Fries in a new light

Makes: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Per serving (about 7 zucchini fries): 60 calories, 1.5 g fat (0 g saturated, 0 g trans), 0 mg cholesterol, 140 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Crunchy Zucchini Fries Recipe
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Curry Dip in a new light

Makes: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Per serving (1/4 cup): 90 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated, 0 g trans), 5 mg cholesterol, 290 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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Green Beans with Almonds & Caramelized Onions in a new light

Makes: 6 servings
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Per serving (1/2 cup): 110 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated, 0 g trans), 5 mg cholesterol, 150 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Green Beans Recipe with Almonds and Caramelized Onions
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Grilled Eggplant Dip in a new light

Makes: 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes (plus preheating grill)
Difficulty: Easy

Per serving (1/4 cup): 80 calories, 4.5 g fat (0.5 g saturated, 0 g trans), 0 mg cholesterol, 210 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Pan-Seared Summer Squash Medley with Lemon and Mint in a new light

Makes: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Per serving (3/4 cup): 50 calories, 2.5 g fat (0 g saturated, 0 g trans), 0 mg cholesterol, 80 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Pan-Seared Summer Squash Medley Recipe with Lemon and Mint
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Southwestern Deviled Eggs in a new light

Makes: 12 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Per serving (1 filled egg half): 45 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated, 0 g trans), 90 mg cholesterol, 70 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Tomato and Mozzarella Tartlets in a new light

Makes: 6 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Difficulty: Moderate

Per serving (2 tartlets): 50 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated, 0 g trans), 5 mg cholesterol, 90 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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