If you have diabetes, you know that it can be difficult to find delicious recipes that are also diabetes-friendly. But with a little creativity and some careful planning, you can enjoy delicious meals that are also good for your health. Here are some delicious and diabetes-friendly recipes to try today.
1. Baked Salmon with Roasted Vegetables: This is a great way to get your omega-3 fatty acids and other essential nutrients. Start by preheating your oven to 375 degrees. Place a piece of salmon on a baking sheet and top with your favorite vegetables. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake for 20 minutes or until the salmon is cooked through. Serve with a side of steamed broccoli or asparagus.
2. Grilled Chicken and Veggie Skewers: This is a great way to get your protein and vegetables in one meal. Start by preheating your grill to medium-high heat. Cut up some chicken breasts into cubes and thread onto skewers with your favorite vegetables. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill for 8-10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Serve with a side of brown rice or quinoa.
3. Zucchini Noodles with Pesto: This is a great way to get your veggies in without all the carbs. Start by spiralizing a few zucchinis into noodles. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the zucchini noodles. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until the noodles are tender. Toss with your favorite pesto sauce and top with some grated Parmesan cheese. Serve with a side of grilled chicken or shrimp.
4. Turkey Chili: This is a great way to get your protein and fiber in one meal. Start by heating a large pot over medium-high heat and adding some olive oil. Add in some diced onion, bell pepper, and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add in some ground turkey and cook until browned. Add in some canned diced tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, and oregano. Simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the chili is thickened. Serve with a side of brown rice or quinoa.
These are just a few of the delicious and diabetes-friendly recipes you can try today. With a little creativity and careful planning, you can enjoy delicious meals that are also good for your health.