Diabetes Recipes

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Spring Mix Salad with Orange and Fennel
Low Carb

90 cal11g carbs4.5g fat30mg sodium

French Turkey and Walnut Salad
Low Carb

6g carbs

Planning ahead for holiday leftovers. If you don't like walnuts, try toasted almonds or pecans. Make sure to try the tarragon, it will surprise you what a difference it makes.

Middle Eastern Vegetable Salad
Low Carb

90 cal8g carbs6g fat130mg sodium

This is an easy salad to make and enjoy with a sandwich or a serving of grilled fish and rice.

Daringly Delicious Grilled Star Fruit Salad
Low Carb

160 cal14g carbs10g fat10mg sodium

Watermelon Blueberry Salad
Low Carb

60 cal14g carbs0g fat0mg sodium

This recipe is high in vitamin A and vitamin C.

Braised Red Cabbage
Low Carb

10g carbs

Skinny Slaw
Very Low Carb

5g carbs

This recipe comes from a restaurant I managed in New York City called The Diet Gourmet. The original was made with Sweet and Low and a fat-free mayonnaise. We sold buckets of it every day.

All-American Chicken Blueberry Salad Platter

370 cal46g carbs9g fat510mg sodium

This salad platter is high in Vitamin C as well as a good source of Vitamin A and Iron.

Blueberry Breakfast Salad

340 cal49g carbs16g fat320mg sodium

Blueberry Kale Salad

320 cal36g carbs18g fat390mg sodium

The fat content of this recipe is high but the fats are from olive oil, avocado, and pumpkin seeds which contain healthy fats. This salad is high in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium, and Iron.

Garbanzo Bean Salad
Low Fat

110 cal17g carbs3g fat150mg sodium

Red, White & Bleu Spinach Salad

380 cal41g carbs19g fat630mg sodium

Warm Broccoli and Potato Salad
Low Sodium

180 cal30g carbs5g fat15mg sodium

This filling salad makes a delicious lunch for a winter afternoon.

Mexican Chicken Salad
Low Carb

227 cal10g carbs20g fat380mg sodium

If you like spicy food, sprinkle cayenne pepper on the chicken strips before baking. The highly seasoned lime vinaigrette dressing is also terrific over grilled fish.

Minted Lentil and Tomato Salad
Low Sodium

210 cal24g carbs9g fat110mg sodium

Different types of mint will change the flavor of this salad- so experiment, and enjoy! (NOTE: used fresh mint)

Cucumber Salad
Very Low Carb

45 cal5g carbs2.6g fat10mg sodium

This salad goes well with most meat dishes.

Mexican Salad
Low Fat

103.6 cal18.9g carbs2.3g fat470mg sodium

Colorful Coleslaw
Low Carb

117 cal13.4g carbs7.3g fat30mg sodium

Italian Carrot Salad
Low Carb

116.4 cal12.5g carbs7.3g fat40mg sodium

This salad complements any dinner or tastes great as a mid-afternoon snack.

Avocado Tuna Salad
Very Low Carb

222.7 cal4.9g carbs9.2g fat387mg sodium

Try this salad when you want a nutritious, tasty lunch and don't have much time for preparation.

Apple Slaw with Poppy Seed Dressing
Low Fat

94 cal21g carbs1g fat34mg sodium

Apple Cabbage Slaw
Low Carb

50 cal11g carbs0g fat170mg sodium

Plain low fat yogurt gives this slaw its creaminess instead of high fat dressing, which vinegar, mustard, salt, pepper and a sweet apple give it loads of crunchy flavor. (NOTE: Used green shredded cabbage)

Best Ever Coleslaw
Low Carb

53 cal10g carbs1g fat224mg sodium

Why the best ever? First because it is packed with heathful ingredients and second, it is very creamy and seasoned to zesty perfection.

Warm Chicken Salad
Low Carb

212 cal13g carbs11g fat440mg sodium

Tender chicken with celery, mayonnaise, almonds, pepper, onion, pimiento and Swiss cheese topped with reduced-fat potato chips.

Chick Pea and Vegetable Salad

224 cal24g carbs7g fat286mg sodium

This salad is packed with fiber, beta carotene, vitamin C and protein. It is a great alternative to the tiresome sandwich in your lunch box!

Green Beans and Fennel
Low Carb

67 cal10g carbs3g fat120mg sodium

Chopped, fresh fennel offers the delightful crunch of celery, but with a subtle licorice flavor. To crush fennel seeds, place them on a cutting board, then roll over them with a rolling pin.

Winter Salad
Low Carb

130 cal15g carbs7g fat280mg sodium

This festive Winter Salad can help you eat right any time of year.

Nutty Apple Salad
Low Carb

107 cal8g carbs8g fat43mg sodium

The skins on the red and green apples add holiday color to the salad greens, but if you prefer no skin, peeling the fruit will not harm the flavor.

Curried Chicken Salad
Very Low Carb

202 cal5g carbs7g fat340mg sodium

Good for your heart and your health, this dressing boasts curry, pepper and cayenne seasoned dressing over a chicken salad with celery and green bell pepper. Curry powder is actually a mix of up to 20 spices including: cardamon, ginger, fenugreek, chiles, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, cumin fennel seeds and turmeric. Curry powder can have more spices added to the mixture to suit the tastes of a particular individual.

Low-Fat Ranch Dressing
Low Carb

78 cal14g carbs1g fat340mg sodium

Chicken Waldorf Salad

251 cal27g carbs8g fat490mg sodium

Tidbit: Waldorf Salad was created at New York`s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in 1896 by the maitre d` hotel Oscar Tshirky. The original version of this salad contained only apples, celery and mayonnaise.

New Potato and Green Bean Salad
Low Carb

121 cal14g carbs7g fat50mg sodium

Use new, small, red or Yukon Gold potatoes cooked and enjoy in a salad with green beans, Dijon mustard, cider vinegar, chives or green onion tops and Roquefort or blue cheese.

Cranberry Salad
Low Carb

92 cal9g carbs5g fat43mg sodium

Tomato-Rice Salad

152 cal27g carbs4g fat253mg sodium

Tuscan Tuna and White Bean Salad
Low Fat

129 cal18g carbs1g fat395mg sodium

Combine the tuna, beans, onion, green pepper, and ground pepper and toss with the prepared light Italian dressing.

Best Ever Cole Slaw
Low Carb

53 cal10g carbs1g fat224mg sodium

Why the best ever? First because it is packed with heathful ingredients and second, it is very creamy and seasoned to zesty perfection.