SparkPeople's Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

SparkPeople's Diabetes-Friendly Recipes
(Recipe Collection)

126 Recipes Created by SPARK_DIABETES

These recipes meet general guidelines for carbs, calories, fat, sodium, etc. as established by the ADA for people with diabetes.

Recipes in this Collection

Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo
Very Good 4.1/5
(108 ratings)
Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo

Parsley and capers add flavor to this veggie-packed, heart-healthy dish. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 39.3g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 34g | Calories: 337.7
Grilled Strawberry & Cream Pita
Very Good 4.1/5
(192 ratings)
Grilled Strawberry & Cream Pita

This is a great dessert that's delicious when strawberries are in season.Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 4.9g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 144.9
Baked Buffalo Chicken Nuggets
Very Good 4.2/5
(203 ratings)
Baked Buffalo Chicken Nuggets

Fried, battered, dripping sauce--hot wings are calorie bombs! But not these. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 28.8g | Calories: 223.2
Black Bean Hummus
Very Good 4.3/5
(328 ratings)
Black Bean Hummus

Smoky from the cumin with a hidden serving of vegetables, this dip is equally delicious in a burrito as it is spread on tortilla chips.Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 5.3g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 32.9
Roasted Root Vegetables
Very Good 4.4/5
(191 ratings)
Roasted Root Vegetables

This recipe sings of the fall and early winter harvest.



Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.8g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 82.1
Curried Carrot Soup by FANNETASTIC FOOD
Very Good 4.6/5
(76 ratings)
Curried Carrot Soup by FANNETASTIC FOOD

This soup is healthy and deliciously flavorful thanks to the curry and creamy coconut milk!

Submitted by FANNETASTICFOOD

Carbs: 8.4g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 63.4
No Bake Graham Cracker Cheesycake
Very Good 4.6/5
(474 ratings)
No Bake Graham Cracker Cheesycake

This is a delicious, light, refreshing dessert. It's low cal and sugar and can be made with the lite pie filling in any flavor. Note that this needs to be made the night before to soften the graham crackers. Submitted by HOCKIMAMA

Carbs: 16.2g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 80.1
Chicken and Creamy Curry Wrap
Good 3.9/5
(182 ratings)
Chicken and Creamy Curry Wrap

Chicken and a savory sauce wrapped up.Submitted by *SPARKLEMAMA*

Carbs: 20.5g | Fat: 8.2g | Fiber: 11.1g | Protein: 32.7g | Calories: 287.2
Cocoa Meringue Shells
Very Good 4.1/5
(86 ratings)
Cocoa Meringue Shells

These meringues are a fun treat when served with low-fat vanilla ice cream and fresh fruit. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 54.5
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)
Very Good 4.4/5
(114 ratings)
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)

Toss the canned cranberry jelly and use this homemade version instead. It's ready in no time, and it's full of healthy fruit!
Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 42.3
Balsamic Strawberries with Ricotta Cream
Very Good 4.1/5
(153 ratings)
Balsamic Strawberries with Ricotta Cream

Strawberries are combined with tangy and sweet balsamic vinegar and creamy ricotta in this quick and simple dessert. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 23g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 157
Mole Sauce
Very Good 4.0/5
(77 ratings)
Mole Sauce

This traditional Mexican sauce is spicy and goes well with Chef Meg's Cocoa-Crusted Pork Tenderloin.Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.6g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 2.1g | Calories: 42.3
Cajun Chicken Caesar Salad
Very Good 4.4/5
(243 ratings)
Cajun Chicken Caesar Salad

A spicy Cajun twist to the familiar Caesar salad.

Carbs: 7.4g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 31.2g | Calories: 209.2
Tropical Grilled Chicken
Very Good 4.5/5
(149 ratings)
Tropical Grilled Chicken

We love shredding this sweet and savory chicken to turn it into tacos, but it's also delicious as is with a side of grilled veggies.Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33.8g | Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 27.5g | Calories: 264.8
Chocolate Fondue
Very Good 4.5/5
(102 ratings)
Chocolate Fondue

By choosing a darker chocolate and fat-free evaporated milk, we've cut the calories of this chocolate dip in half! Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.7g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 88.8
Chicken Oregano with Sweet Peppers
Very Good 4.2/5
(275 ratings)
Chicken Oregano with Sweet Peppers

Sauteed sweet peppers dress up plain chicken. Serve on top of a bed of brown rice.

Carbs: 14.6g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 40.9g | Calories: 279.8
Vegetable Beef Soup
Very Good 4.3/5
(114 ratings)
Vegetable Beef Soup

Use leftover roast beef to make this quick, hearty, healthy soup. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4.7g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 15.9g | Calories: 119.6
Southwestern Chicken Soup
Very Good 4.5/5
(199 ratings)
Southwestern Chicken Soup

A quick and hearty soup with plenty of spice!Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 25.8g | Fat: 10.6g | Fiber: 8g | Protein: 19.8g | Calories: 270.5
Kitchen Basics: Chicken Noodle Soup
Very Good 4.2/5
(141 ratings)
Kitchen Basics: Chicken Noodle Soup

The perfect soup to warm your belly on a cold night or soothe you when you're sick.Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 13g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 17.4g | Calories: 152.8
Slow Cooker Marinara Chicken and Vegetables
Very Good 4.2/5
(369 ratings)
Slow Cooker Marinara Chicken and Vegetables

In the morning, throw all the ingredients for this simple recipe in the slow cooker. A hearty and healthy dinner will be waiting for you when you get home!Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.9g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 26.8g | Calories: 176.8
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