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SparkPeople's Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

SparkPeople's Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

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

(126 Recipes) Created by SPARK_DIABETES

Recipes in this Collection

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

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)

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
(200 ratings)

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
(327 ratings)

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)

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 4.5/5
(74 ratings)

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
(472 ratings)

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 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)

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
(112 ratings)

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
(152 ratings)

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)

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)

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)

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
(100 ratings)

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)

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)

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
(195 ratings)

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)

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
(368 ratings)

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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