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Scallops with Spinach Fettuccine

Yes, you can have pasta! This fettucine recipe pairs protein-packed seafood with spinach-based noodles.

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Grilled Cajun Salmon

This Gilled Cajun Salmon recipe is full of flavor and spice. It’s easy to cook on the grill and easy on your glucose levels.

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steak fajitas

Tortillas-less Grilled Flank Steak Fajitas

These low-carb fajitas are a healthy and delicious meal with minimal prep. This recipe is sure to be a new favorite

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Chickpea Spinach Stew

Hearty Chickpea & Spinach Stew

Warm yourself up with this hearty chickpea & spinach stew recipe. With 32g per serving its flavorful and nutritious.

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Herb Roasted Turkey Breast with Garlic

Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast with Garlic

A flavorful turkey dinner recipe, that is sure to impress this holiday season.

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Butternut Squash Soup

Persian-Style Butternut Squash Soup

A perfect dish for the fall season, this delicious soup recipe will be sure to warm you up.
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steak with side salad

Pan-Seared Steak

An easy to make delicious steak recipe to make any night feel indulgent.

 

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Mushroom Soup with sherry

Mushroom Soup with Sherry

A quick and easy recipe that can be made in your slow cooker. With only 20 minutes prep time, this delicious mushroom soup with sherry is sure to become a new low-calorie staple.

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Fresh radish salsa with grilled chicken

Grilled Chicken and Fresh Radish Salsa

Looking for a protein rich meal that can be grilled in minutes? This grilled chicken is paired with a spicy radish salsa with fresh mint and cucumbers. It gives grilled chicken a whole new twist!

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Chicken and Zoodles with bPeanut Sauce

Thai Chicken and Zoodles with Peanut Sauce

Zucchini noodles or “zoodles” are easy to make (or buy pre-spiralized) and will make any dish low carb and gluten free while giving you a way to eat more veggies! This recipe tops the zoodles with a flavorful peanut sauce and chicken breast and crunchy peppers, carrots, and bean sprouts for a zesty meal. Serve for lunch or dinner and you’ve got a taste of Thai food from your own kitchen!

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Veggie Noodles Stir Fry

Veggie-Noodle Stir Fry

Living with diabetes doesn’t mean you have to live without dishes like stir-fry! That’s right, we have a veggie-packed stir-fry recipe that’s diabetes-friendly and low carb. Colorful, full of flavor, vitamins, and antioxidants, this recipe will provide the Asian-inspired taste you’ve been craving through light use of sesame oil and spicy kick from red chili!

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Sauted Chicken Topped with tomatoes basil parmesan

Low-Calorie Basil-Tomato Chicken

A taste of Italy in a skillet, this recipe combines tomatoes, basil, and Parmesan cheese on top of sautéed chicken tenderloins. A complete meal on its own, this chicken dish can be served over low-carb or whole wheat pasta to round the meal out.

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Low-Carb Chicken Chili

Low-Carb Chicken Chili

Quick and delicious, this Low-Carb Chicken Chili gives you a full diabetic-friendly meal in just 25 minutes! Top it with cilantro, plain yogurt, and avocado, or use it as a base for delicious chicken tacos. However you serve it, Low-Carb Chicken Chili is going to be a hit!

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Fish Tacos with Avocado

Fish Tacos

Don’t let carbs stop you from enjoying the tastiness of fish tacos. Go for Wrap-Free Fish Tacos and keep the gluten and carbs at bay. It’s easy to add the wraps for family members who aren’t counting carbs and this recipe’s tasty slaw and avocado add-ons are so good, you won’t even miss the tortillas!

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Keto Crab Cakes

Keto Crab Cakes

Crispy on the outside and full of crab lumps on the inside: this recipe has it all! Made with fresh or canned crab, substitute the traditional bread crumbs for almond flour and you’ve got low-carb, keto-friendly crab cakes. Try them for dinner paired with the Massaged Kale salad.

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Zucchini-Crusted Pizza

Zucchini-Crusted Pizza

Zucchini-Crusted Pizza is made with eggs, cheese, herbs, and of course, zucchini. The topping has sweet peppers, mozzarella cheese, and turkey pepperoni for a true pizza flavor. With only 10 carbs per slice, this pizza fits well into a keto/diabetic lifestyle!

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Slow-Cooker Braised Beef with Root Vegetables

Slow-Cooker Braised Beef with Root Vegetables

Pull out your slow cooker and make Braised Beef and Root Vegetables for dinner! This meal uses fragrant spices like cinnamon and allspice for a new take on a family favorite. Only 40 minutes of prep time will give you eight servings of this delicious and comforting dish.

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Healthy Lemon Chicken Piccata

Healthy Lemon Chicken Piccata

Craving an Italian favorite? You’ll love this version of Lemon Chicken Piccata that manages to deliver the traditional piccata flavor of creaminess, tartness, and the right amount of salt! This homemade recipe makes it possible to count your carbs by keeping the flour-dredged chicken light enough to stay low in carbs. If you want to soak up the creamy sauce serve with zucchini noodles or brown rice.

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Roasted Salmon and Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Salmon and Brussels Sprouts

An easy and quick 45-minute meal, we love this Roasted Salmon and Brussels Sprouts dish for its health and diabetes benefits. Flavored with white wine, fresh oregano, and roasted garlic this is a perfect weeknight meal, yet still sophisticated enough for a special meal or occasion. Try diced potatoes with the Brussels sprouts if you are looking to add carbs to meal. We recommend making the Arugula Salad as a nice fresh side dish.

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Chicken with Balsamic-Fig Sauce

Chicken with Balsamic-Fig Sauce

Make an elegant sautéed chicken dish for dinner tonight! This recipe pairs chicken breasts with a sweet balsamic-fig sauce for a new twist on a chicken entrée. Try it with the Winter Salad for a complete diabetes-approved meal.

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light beef and sausage lasagna

Light Beef and Sausage Lasagna

This low-fat take on lasagna uses lean beef and turkey sausage for a protein-packed main dish. It’s a warm comfort meal that’s perfect for winter nights. If you’re cutting carbs, swap out the whole wheat lasagna noodles for a low-carb version, like Ciao Carb’s . Add a green salad and you’ve got the perfect meal!

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turkey croquettes recipe

Turkey Croquettes

Looking for a new way to serve your Thanksgiving leftovers? This recipe uses leftover turkey and mashed potatoes and turns them into delicious air-fried turkey croquettes!  While not low-carb, this tasty recipe is still low in sugar and provides plenty of protein. Pair it with the Massaged Kale Salad for a satisfying meal.

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slow cooker turkey breast

Slow-Cooker Turkey

It’s the star of the Thanksgiving table, but with a twist! Try slow-cooker turkey breast with gravy this year. The slow-cooker saves basting time and cooks the turkey breast to perfection, leaving time to focus on all-important side dishes. This recipe is diabetes-approved and sure to be a holiday favorite. We recommend pairing it with our Cheesy Green Bean Keto Casserole

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Orange Glazed Ham Recipe

Roasted Ham with Orange Glaze

Diabetic-friendly sweet-glazed ham? Yes, please! Sweetened with orange juice and monk fruit, this diabetes recipe keeps sugars and carbs in check while providing flavor and sweetness to the ham. Try this simple holiday favorite for a main dish that’s sure to please. Make it with the Apple Pecan Spinach Salad for a complete meal. 

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Cheesy Green Bean Casserole

Cheesy Keto Green Bean Casserole

Green bean casserole, a perfect Thanksgiving side dish! This recipe is low carb and non-processed so it’s perfect for those on a healthy diet. You’ll be pulling this recipe out year-round.

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Spinach Manicotti

Restaurant-Style Spinach Manicotti

Who says you need fancy restaurants for classic Italian dishes? Our Restaurant-Style Spinach Manicotti is a lighter version of your favorite baked pasta dish, so you can still enjoy this Italian dish, in moderation of course!

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Pineapple Tostadas

Pineapple Tostadas

Looking for a new take on tostadas? Sautéed pineapple adds a colorful flavor to the typical tostada. To be carb-conscience, we recommend swapping the fried corn tortillas for a high-fiber, low carb version like the Ole Xtreme Wellness Tortilla Wraps.

 

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Southwestern Chicken Casserole

Southwestern Chicken Casserole

With salsa, chili powder, bell peppers and tortillas, this Southwestern Chicken Casserole is a fiesta on your plate! And a healthy one at that.

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Parmesan Mashed Cauliflower

Parmesan Mashed Cauliflower

Looking for diabetic Thanksgiving side dishes? These fake-out mashed potatoes will fool all your family and friends. Not only are they cheesy and delicious, but they’re good for you, too.

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Savory Turkey Gravy

Savory Turkey Gravy

No Thanksgiving meal is complete without our Savory Turkey Gravy. It will take your next turkey over the edge. And even if it’s not Thanksgiving, you’ll definitely want to use this this great gravy recipe the next time you make mashed potatoes.

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Old World Marinara Sauce

Old World Marinara Sauce

Our Old World Marinara Sauce is so good, your pasta will be begging to be covered in it! And your pizza. And your veggies. Maybe you should make this easy pasta recipe in big batches–just to be on the safe side!

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Quick Step Salsa

Quick Step Salsa

This south-of-the-border favorite is light and zesty enough to put a swing in your step. And paired with fresh veggies or baked tortilla chips.

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Spicy Shrimp and Broccoli Mash

Spicy Shrimp and Broccoli Mash

This main dish can be as spicy as you like depending on your chili flake usage. Sautéed shrimp on top of a savory and creamy broccoli mash is sure to become a family favorite. This meal is the perfect way to get in some green veggies and enjoy a lighter meal in the warmer months.

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Spaghetti Squash Gratin

Spaghetti Squash Gratin

When roasted correctly it is tender and slightly sweet and a great base for a multitude of different flavors. It’s a wonderful low-carb pasta replacement and even makes a great breakfast dish, too.

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roasted eggplant caprese

Roasted Eggplant Caprese

Eggplants take on the flavors of whatever other foods it is paired with. Eggplant is essentially a blank slate, waiting for you to work some magic on it. Go on, work some caprese magic on it!

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Grilled Chimmichurri Shrimp

Grilled Chimmichurri Shrimp

Although the famed Argentinian Chimichurri sauce is typically paired with steak, it’s great with seafood too. Easy to make and quick to grill, you’ll love this easy dinner. Try it paired with Cheesy Keto Green Bean Casserole for a full meal.

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Steak Chimichurri

Steaks with Chimichurri (Churrasco)

An authentic Chimichurri Steak recipe! Chimichurri is the most delicious silky condiment that drips over your steak, chicken or fish. Super easy to make and tastes incredible! Made with simple, easy to find ingredients: parsley, garlic, red wine vinegar and olive oil.

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bacon chicken artichoke pizza

Bacon Chicken Artichoke Pizza

Add chicken, bacon, and artichoke hearts to this diabetes-friendly cheese-based crust! It’s savory and delicious and best of all, gluten free and low carb.

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Classic Marinara Meatballs

Zucchini Meatballs

You can’t go wrong with these meatballs filled with applesauce, zucchini, and green onions with no refined flours and only 9 carbs per serving. Pair with spaghetti squash or a low carb pasta and your favorite marinara sauce.

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Mexican Meatball Kabobs

Mexican Meatball Kabobs

Baked meatballs with a Mexican kick! This filling recipe serves up protein-rich meatball skewers with only 110 calories per serving.

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Stuffed Salmon

5 Ingredient Spinach-Stuffed Salmon

Salmon is high not only in heart-healthy Omega-3 fatty acids, but in unique, high-quality proteins. The powerful combo makes salmon good for your brain, bones, eyes, and mood!

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Chipotle Albondigas Meatballs

Chipotle Albondigas Meatballs

12 servings 1 pound Ground Beef 1/4 cup soft whole wheat bread crumbs 1 large egg, slightly beaten 4 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, divided 2 tablespoons water 1 teaspoon ground chipotle chili powder, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce Chopped fresh cilantro (optional) Combine Ground Beef, bread crumbs, egg, 2 tablespoons…

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Ginger Thai Chicken

Ginger Thai Chicken

This Ginger Thai Chicken uses one of three marinades that go together easily for a weekend grill-up.

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Pan-Roasted Chicken & Vegetables

Pan-Roasted Chicken & Vegetables

This one-dish meal tastes like it needs hours of hands-on time to put together, but it takes just minutes to prep the simple ingredients. The rosemary gives it a very rich flavor, and the meat juices cook the veggies to perfection. So easy! — Sherri Melotik, Oak Creek, Wisconsin

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Oven-Fried Cod With Avocado Puree

Oven-Fried Cod With Avocado Puree

This recipe lets you to enjoy crispy fried fish in a diabetes-friendly way. Breaded with whole grain cornmeal, this recipe for cod gets cooked in the oven instead of the deep fryer. Top it with a dollop of homemade avocado puree, packed with healthy fats and fiber.

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Spiedis

Spiedis

This is our favorite cookout dish, and it’s very good served with a salad. This recipe originated here in my hometown in the 1930s. Our meat preference for speidis is venison, but we use chicken and beef when it’s not available. — Gertrude Skinner, Binghamton, New York

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Habanero Cheese Grits With Pan-Blackened Fish

Habanero Cheese Grits With Pan-Blackened Fish

Pan-blackening is an easy stove-top technique for preparing fish. Made with olive oil, as ours is, pan-blackening is a healthy alternative to deep-frying and can be used with any type of fish fillet.

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Pulled Chicken and Summer Squash Casserole

Pulled Chicken and Summer Squash Casserole

Anaheim peppers are mild, yet flavorful, often used for chile relleno. They add just the right touch to this hearty main dish, which is perfect for enjoying the late summer bounty of your squash garden or farmer’s market. If they aren’t available, substitute poblano peppers. Serve this casserole with a green salad on the side.

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Low-Sodium Grilled Chicken and Tomato Skewers

Grilled Chicken and Tomato Skewers (Low-Sodium)

When people think about eating healthy, they often picture bland grilled chicken on a bed of dry lettuce. While plain old grilled chicken day after day is certainly boring, eating a healthy dinner doesn’t have to be.

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Lime Pulled Chicken Tostadas With Coleslaw

Lime Pulled Chicken Tostadas With Coleslaw

This recipe utilizes a technique for poaching chicken, to keep it juicy and tender. The shredded chicken is then lightly dressed with lime juice and olive oil, and further enhanced by the lively flavors and crunchiness of the coleslaw. Tostadas are served like open-face sandwiches and are eaten out of hand. They can be a little messy, so serve them with plenty of napkins.

Source:Very Well Fit

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