SparkPeople's Diabetes-Friendly Dinner Recipes
(Recipe Collection)

20 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
(110 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
Halibut Stew with Fresh Herbs
Very Good 4.2/5
(69 ratings)
Halibut Stew with Fresh Herbs

This fresh fish stew is chock full of herbs and veggies. It's slightly unusual and completely delicious. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.4g | Fat: 6.5g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 17.6g | Calories: 157.1
Easy Beef Roast
Very Good 4.4/5
(149 ratings)
Easy Beef Roast

Lean and versatile, this recipe is the little black dress of your healthy recipe arsenal. Cook this roast on a Sunday and enjoy it throughout the week. We used no salt, just pepper for a truly flavorful roast.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.1g | Fat: 7.6g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 28.7g | Calories: 191.2
Slow Cooker Pork with Greens and Beans
Very Good 4.4/5
(188 ratings)
Slow Cooker Pork with Greens and Beans

My kids never complain about eating both beans and greens in one meal when they're served alongside rich, slow-cooked pork.
Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.7g | Fat: 15.6g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 25.9g | Calories: 285.9
Healthy Chicken Vegetable Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(580 ratings)
Healthy Chicken Vegetable Casserole

Try this inexpensive and fresh version of a chicken casserole--no need for processed soups or sauces!Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 36.1g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 8.8g | Protein: 27.9g | Calories: 320.6
Simple Grilled Salmon
Very Good 4.3/5
(269 ratings)
Simple Grilled Salmon

You've barbecued ribs and you've barbecued chicken, but have you tried salmon? Dill and lemon make this light fish dinner shine.

Carbs: 0.4g | Fat: 9.5g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 29g | Calories: 210.2
Bavarian Beef
Very Good 4.2/5
(263 ratings)
Bavarian Beef

This classic German stew is made with lean trimmed beef stew meat and cabbage.

Carbs: 12.1g | Fat: 10.1g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 29.1g | Calories: 256.1
Cocoa Crusted Pork Tenderloin
Very Good 4.0/5
(199 ratings)
Cocoa Crusted Pork Tenderloin

This dish inspired by Costa Rican spices seems exotic, but it uses spices and ingredients you already have around the house: coffee, cocoa and cinnamon. You'll wonder why you've been relegating these flavorings to dessert! Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.2g | Fat: 13.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 33.7g | Calories: 264
Tropical Grilled Chicken
Very Good 4.5/5
(153 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
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
Slow Cooker Marinara Chicken and Vegetables
Very Good 4.2/5
(370 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
Honey Mustard Roasted Chicken
Very Good 4.4/5
(485 ratings)
Honey Mustard Roasted Chicken

Rich, flavorful honey mustard chicken with carrots and potatoes.

Carbs: 39.4g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 5.8g | Protein: 30.5g | Calories: 356.7
Easy Steamed Fish Packets
Very Good 4.5/5
(121 ratings)
Easy Steamed Fish Packets

Cooking fish or chicken in parchment-paper packets keeps the dish moist and tender, with no added fat. Plus, it's done in minutes!Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16.6g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 23.4g | Calories: 158.4
Broiled Tilapia Parmesan
Very Good 4.7/5
(1357 ratings)
Broiled Tilapia Parmesan

Delicious and quick, this dish is a great way to get more fish into your healthy meal plan! We think this baked tilapia recipe can't be beat!Submitted by RACHIELOO

Carbs: 1.2g | Fat: 10.5g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 19.6g | Calories: 177.1
Slow Cooker Lasagna
Very Good 4.2/5
(379 ratings)
Slow Cooker Lasagna

What a great dish for one of those nights when your kids have a late soccer game! Brown the meat, layer in the ingredients, set your slow cooker on low, and go! Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 18.1g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 24.9g | Calories: 271.4
Hearty Beef & Vegetable Stew
Very Good 4.3/5
(188 ratings)
Hearty Beef & Vegetable Stew

A heart-healthy one-dish meal made with lean top round beef, lots of vegetables, and an aromatic herb mixture.

Carbs: 20.6g | Fat: 13.9g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 43.7g | Calories: 384.7
Chicken-Veggie Stir Fry
Very Good 4.3/5
(139 ratings)
Chicken-Veggie Stir Fry

This is a great meal for a busy night--for some added fun, bring out the chopsticks! Change up the veggies, and you'll have a new meal each time you make this dish.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12.7g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 18.6g | Calories: 156.8
Baked Chicken with Garlic and Sun Dried Tomatoes
Very Good 4.1/5
(288 ratings)
Baked Chicken with Garlic and Sun Dried Tomatoes

Garlic lovers, rejoice! This recipe contains a whopping two heads, but the flavor mellows and sweetens when baked. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12.5g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 28.7g | Calories: 239.3
Herb Roasted Turkey
Very Good 4.4/5
(96 ratings)
Herb Roasted Turkey

The only turkey recipe you'll ever need--no basting necessary.Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.4g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 28.8g | Calories: 154.6
Chicken & Asparagus Pasta
Very Good 4.1/5
(456 ratings)
Chicken & Asparagus Pasta

A quick and easy pasta dish perfect for any night of the week.Submitted by LILYANN2

Carbs: 25.4g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 4.7g | Protein: 14.3g | Calories: 207.6
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