Diabetic Lunch Recipes
Veggies! We need a minimum of 5 servings a day to stay healthy so get your veggies with this delicious Winter Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette for a few of your daily servings. Crisp apples and Asian pears paired with leafy greens provide a vitamin-rich meal. The goat cheese adds protein and the mix of greens and apples has crunch in each bite!
Pair it with our Grilled Lime Chicken recipe for a delicious and diabetes-approved meal.Read More
A pureed broccoli soup recipe that is low in calories (only 64 per serving!) gives you a serving of vegetables and a quick and tasty meal. Use a good olive oil and this soup provides a delicious creamy flavor that’s lightly seasoned with nutmeg. This is a highly versatile recipe; add thyme or try different potato varieties depending on what you have on hand. You can even swap the chicken broth for vegetable broth for a vegan meal that’s diabetes friendly.Read More
The secret to keeping this Springtime Dip so light and luscious is Greek yogurt, which acts as a perfect substitute for sour cream. Plus, fresh lemon juice and dill make this bright and tasty dip the perfect accompaniment to grilled fish or chicken. Besides using this dip as a sauce for grilled protein like chicken and fish, it’s also perfect for dipping some blanched asparagus, broccoli, sweet peppers, cherry tomatoes or carrots!Read More
Authentic Chimichurri from Uruguay & Argentina is the best accompaniment to any barbecued or grilled meats. Also used to serve as a dressing on salads! Baste your meats with chimichurri or use it as a marinade if you wish. Also, add a couple of tablespoons over your steak to serve. For the full churrasco taste, use the recipe here.Read More
Cooler weather means it’s time for hearty, heart-warming soups. Not only are soups natural comfort food, but they’re a great way to take advantage of all the fresh produce that’s in season. This recipe uses flavorful vegetables and low-fat chicken salad to mix together in a delicious one-pot meal. Try it with the Airy Keto White Bread!Read More
8 servings 2 cups sliced strawberries, divided 4 ounces cream cheese, cut into small cubes and divided 1/3 cup buttermilk 6 cups fresh spinach 1 small red onion, cut into thin rings Directions In blender container, combine 3/4 cup strawberries, cream cheese and buttermilk; process until smooth. In large salad bowl, toss together spinach, onion…Read More
4 servings –Spicy Chicken Shawarma 3 tbsp parsley fresh, minced 3/4 tsp salt 1 tsp crushed red pepper 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp ground coriander 7 tbsp low-fat plain Greek yogurt 2 tbsp lemon juice fresh 4 garlic cloves minced 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts…Read More
Your favorite vegetables just got a even more flavorful. First, you prepare your vibrant orange, purple, and green vegetable base. Then, you enhance the flavor with the addition of your Asian-style miso dressing.Read More
Easy to prepare and full of flavor and texture, this massaged kale salad will be a hit with the whole family. Mangoes add sweetness and vitamin C while the pepitas give it just enough crunch. Massaging the kale in oil and lemon juice helps tenderize the greens but if you’re not a fan of kale, swap it for Romaine and skip the massage.Read More
8 servings 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 pound lean ground turkey 1 cup chopped onion Salt to taste 1 tablespoon chili powder 2 teaspoons cumin 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 cup frozen corn 1 (15-1/2-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 (4.5-ounce) can diced green chilies 2 (14-1/2-ounce) cans no-salt-added diced tomatoes 1 cup…Read More
6 servings –Salad 400 grams tilapia fillet 200 grams spinach 80 grams cherry tomatoes cut in half 1 avocado sliced 1 medium yellow bell pepper cutstrips 1 small cucumber thinly sliced 3 tablespoons butter 6 cloves garlic finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon Spanish paprika 2-3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice salt to taste…Read More
16 Servings 1 pound pink beans 10 cups water 2 medium plantains, finely chopped 1 large tomato, finely chopped 1 small red pepper, finely chopped 1 medium white onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1½ teaspoons salt Rinse and pick through the beans. Put the beans in a large pot and add 10…Read More
7 Cups 1 pound ground turkey 1 can (15.5 ounces) dark red kidney beans 2 cans whole tomatoes ½ teaspoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons instant chopped onions 1 ½ teaspoons chili powder ½ teaspoon ground red pepper ½ teaspoon ground cumin Brown ground turkey in medium skillet over medium high heat.…Read More
6 Servings 1/4 cup coconut oil 1 cup onion chopped 1.5 clove garlic minced 3 cups chicken broth 1 teaspoon curry powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ginger or a little grated ginger if you have it 1 can pumpkin puree 15 ounce…Read More
Low calorie and filled with antioxidant-rich vegetables, you’ll love Yaya’s Vegetable Paella! Total cook time is only 25 minutes so you can prep this meal in advance and have it ready for busy weeknight. We recommend serving it with brown rice, or for the carb conscious try cauliflower rice. Get a Greek-flair on a Spanish classic with this paella.Read More
4 Servings 1 lb white sweet potato 450g 8 oz carrots 250 g 8 oz zucchini small, 250 g 1 shallot 2 large garlic cloves 1 red chili 2 tbsp vegetable broth 1 tbsp olive oil optional salt to taste pepper to taste Peel and spiralize sweet potato and carrots. Wash and spiralize zucchinis. Peel…Read More
4 servings 1 cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed or 4 eggs 1/2 cup finely shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese 2 tablespoons snipped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons olive oil 12 ounces zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced 4 green onions, sliced Position a rack in the upper…Read More
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