Packed with flavor, this salad is full of fruit, vegetables and fresh herbs. Sprnkle with almonds for an extra crunch. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • For dressing, in a small bowl, whisk together lemon peel, lemon juice, olive oil, sugar, soy sauce, and red wine vinegar; set aside. Using a vegetable peeler, cut zucchini and yellow summer squash into long thin strips.

  • In a large salad bowl, combine zucchini, yellow summer squash, basil, cilantro, apricots, green onions, plums, sweet pepper, and ginger; toss to mix well.

  • Drizzle dressing over zucchini mixture; toss until coated. Sprinkle with almonds. Serve immediately.


Tips: Choose a fruity olive oil.

Choose Truvia(R) Natural Sweetener as a sugar substitute. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 4 teaspoons sugar. Nutrition Facts Per Serving with Substitute: same as below, except 146 calories, 16 g carb., 10 g sugar.

If apricots and/or plums are out of season, you can use grapes or strawberries.

Nutrition Facts

157 calories; 8.8 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 104 mg sodium. 477 mg potassium; 18.5 g carbohydrates; 3.9 g fiber; 13 g sugar; 4 g protein; 2311 IU vitamin a iu; 50 mg vitamin c; 47 mcg folate; 62 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 47 mg magnesium;