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Make-Ahead Diabetes-Friendly Lunches

Chicken Avocado BLT Wrap
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Who doesn't love a BLT? In this Mexican-inspired version, we've added chicken and avocado and wrapped it in a tortilla, making it easy to eat.
Tomato, Cucumber & White-Bean Salad with Basil Vinaigrette
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This no-cook bean salad is a delicious way to use summer's best cherry or grape tomatoes and juicy cucumbers for a light dinner or lunch. Fresh basil elevates an easy vinaigrette recipe that dresses up this simple salad into something extraordinary.
Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice
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Cauliflower rice lends similar taste and texture to this Asian-inspired fried rice dish, but is lower in carbohydrates than real rice.
Thai Noodle Bowl
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Ready in under 30 minutes, this noodle bowl is full of vegetables and with the addition of turkey, is a good source of protein!
Stuffed Red Peppers
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Your family will love these hearty baked sweet red peppers stuffed with beef, feta cheese, and orzo pasta.
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Diabetes-Friendly High-Protein Lunches

Spinach-Feta Rice Salad with Chicken Sausage
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Spinach, cucumber and red pepper are served with chicken sausage and rice, dressed with a flavorful garlic-herb vinaigrette, and topped with feta cheese in this easy main dish salad.
Asian Tuna Wraps
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To store fresh ginger, wrap the unpeeled piece in freezer wrap and place it in the freezer - it will keep indefinitely.
Tex-Mex Bento Box
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Quesadillas make a quick and easy sandwich alternative. Even though they are often served hot, quesadillas also taste good cold or at room temperature. That makes them an ideal addition to this flavor-packed bento box, a collection of foods that you can meal-prep on the weekend for easy lunches at work or school.
Italian-Herbed Chicken and Mozzarella Melts
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Chicken thighs are slowly cooked with Italian-style sauce and herbs, then served on crusty bread slices with olives and two savory cheeses.
Teriyaki Shrimp and Edamame Salad
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Teriyaki-flavored shrimp combine with edamame, pasta, and Asian-style vegetables in a colorful fresh salad.
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