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SparkPeople's Diabetes-Friendly Side Dish Recipes

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

(14 Recipes) Created by SPARK_DIABETES

Recipes in this Collection

Deviled Eggs
Very Good 4.3/5
(174 ratings)

Chef Meg lightened up a picnic and potluck favorite! Her secret ingredient (shh, don't tell!) is pickle juice.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.8g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 6.4g | Calories: 85.3
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 4.2/5
(325 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
(190 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
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)
Very Good 4.4/5
(110 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
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
Herbed Bulgur and Lentil Salad
Very Good 4.3/5
(199 ratings)

This recipe is part of "The SparkPeople Cookbook." Order your copy today! This salad is even better the longer it sits in the fridge, so we love to make a big batch of it and eat it throughout the week.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 4.8g | Calories: 159.2
Fruit Kabobs with Coconut Yogurt Dip
Very Good 4.4/5
(68 ratings)

Serve these fruit kebabs at your next party.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.9g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 40
Healthy Deviled Eggs from FANNETASTIC FOOD
Very Good 4.0/5
(104 ratings)

A healthy, mayo-free, but still delicious version of deviled eggs!



Submitted by FANNETASTICFOOD

Carbs: 2.3g | Fat: 8g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 10.4g | Calories: 117.2
100 Calorie Cinnamon Pancakes!
Very Good 4.1/5
(547 ratings)

I am known for my pancakes, so trust me on this one!

Submitted by AMROZ123

Carbs: 18.2g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 5.2g | Calories: 92.6
Broccoli Woccoli
Very Good 4.0/5
(173 ratings)

Use with a bag of pre-shredded broccoli & cauliflower; makes this recipe super quick.

Submitted by PBERGER3

Carbs: 6.2g | Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 60
Bruschetta-Stuffed Mushrooms
Very Good 4.3/5
(133 ratings)

All the flavor of bruschetta, in a mushroom!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.4g | Fat: 12.3g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 10.2g | Calories: 191.9
Easy Zucchini Parmesan
Very Good 4.4/5
(1025 ratings)

This quick and healthy side dish takes just minutes to prepare! And as a bonus, it's an easy way to get the kids to eat their vegetables.

Submitted by MATCM81

Carbs: 7.3g | Fat: 1.6g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 51.6
BLT Dip
Very Good 4.3/5
(97 ratings)

My family absolutely loves this dip. It tastes just like a BLT!

Carbs: 1.5g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 49.4
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