Diabetes

Peanut Butter Cookies (diabetes-friendly)
This dough is very easy to handle, and the peanut flavor stands out because of the low sugar content. Use crunchy peanut butter for added texture. More »
Old-Fashioned Ginger & Honey Cookies (diabetes-friendly)
These cookies are lovely with a cup of coffee or tea over the holidays. They're also great for cookie exchanges. Although you are using pure sugar, the blood glucose boost will be at least partly counteracted by the acidity of the lemon zest. More »
Whipped Sweet Potato Casseroles (diabetes-friendly)
Diabetes-friendly and the perfect Thanksgiving side dish. There’s no need to sweeten this side with sugar — pumpkin pie spice adds nice flavor to these already sweet potatoes. More »
Kale and Sweet Potato Sauté (diabetes-friendly)
The sweet taste of sweet potatoes, the heartiness of kale, and the spice of chili and cumin combine for a delicious Thanksgiving side dish that is perfect with turkey, grilled chicken, lamb or beef. If there is any left over, top it with some fried or scrambled eggs for a breakfast hash that will... More »
Creamy Pumpkin Mousse
The perfect Thanksgiving treat for all ages - and it's diabetic-friendly! More »
Philly Cheese Steaks (diabetes-friendly)
By using whole wheat rolls and topping the steak with more vegetables than usual, you can really boost the fiber in this delicious and comforting sandwich! More »
Jamaican Fricassee Chicken (diabetes-friendly)
Fricassee chicken is another recipe that is typically cooked with the skin on, and the whole chicken is usually used. Avery Chin, a great Jamaican chef, shared this fantastic recipe with us, and we’ve reduced the fat by using skinless chicken thighs and drumsticks and by draining off the oil after... More »
Southwestern Pork Stew (diabetes-friendly)
Here’s a great-tasting one-pot meal that is best made a day ahead to allow the rich stew flavors to blend. It also freezes well. More »
Roti with Curried Chickpeas and Potato Fillling (diabetes-friendly)
Rotis and chapatis are flat East Indian breads made from flour and water. Rotis or chapatis can be bought ready-made. If you can’t find rotis for this recipe, wrap 3⁄4 cup (175 mL) filling in 2 chapatis or one 10-inch (25 cm) tortilla. Two-thirds of a cup (150 mL) of rice could also replace a roti... More »
Fiesta Turkey Soup (diabetes-friendly)
Zucchini, corn, and the superstar beans are the major sources of fiber in this deliciously healthy, diabetes-friendly recipe. Comfort food at its best. More »
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