Diabetes

Cucumber and Fruit Salad (diabetes-friendly)
Cucumber, apples and cantaloupe team up in a sprightly salad that is refreshing as a starter or as a side salad with the main course. More »
Cooking for Kids with Diabetes
When children are young, many families eat simple, child-friendly foods. The recipes in Canada's / America's Best Cookbook for Kids with Diabetes by Colleen Bartley, have been taste-tested by children and teens, as well as by their parents, relatives and friends.The dishes are tasty, nutritious and... More »
Top 10 Tips for Tasty and Healthy Diabetes Eating
 Sharon Zeiler, diabetes expert and author of 250 Essential Diabetes Recipes, shares her Top 10 Tips for Tasty and Healthy Diabetes Eating:1. Take a few minutes each week to plan your menus. This will allow you to schedule a quick and easy meal on Wednesday, when your son plays hockey, and a... More »
Preventing and Managing Diabetes
More and more North Americans are being diagnosed with diabetes or some form of glucose intolerance every day. Good nutrition and healthy eating together with an active lifestyle are keys to successfully managing blood glucose levels, while reducing the risk for other chronic diseases such as... More »
Clam Chowder (diabetes-friendly)
Classic chowders are made with whole milk or cream. This lighter clam chowder uses 2% milk and skim milk powder — and it still tastes delightfully rich. More »
Tuscan White Bean Soup
The aroma of simmering garlic will draw you to this sublime creamy soup. It’s rich in nutrients that support bone and tooth health, healthy mood and energy production while reducing the risk for metabolic syndrome and diabetes. More »
Mexican Chicken Soup (diabetes-friendly)
This is a lot like Mexican tortilla soup, but without the soggy tortilla chips. And, it's diabetes-friendly! More »
Tomato Tortellini Soup (diabetes-friendly)
Dazzle your friend or significant other with this impressive soup for two! Sautéing the spices and vegetables before blending them develops this soup’s flavor and will make it seem like you cooked for hours. More »
Kale and Brussels Sprout Slaw
A delightful twist on a side dish and/or appetizer your guests will rave about! More »
Couscous and Chickpea Salad (diabetes-friendly)
In addition to the whole wheat couscous, chickpeas, peppers, tomatoes, and olives all boost the fiber. Olives and olive oil both contribute to the fat in this dish, and best of all, they contribute healthy MUFAs. More »
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