Diabetes Diet Center

Learn how to eat better and live healthier with recipes, meal plans and articles to help you manage your diabetes deliciously every day, from EatingWell's food and nutrition experts.

Diabetes Basics

7 Best Diabetes-Friendly Frozen Foods to Keep Stocked in Your Kitchen
Keeping these frozen foods in your kitchen means you'll always have what you need to make a healthy meal or snack.
These Are the Fastest Ways to Stabilize Your Blood Sugar If You Have Diabetes
It takes practice, but maintaining healthy blood sugar levels is totally doable with some know-how.
How to Meal-Prep for a Week of Easy 3-Ingredient Breakfasts for Diabetes
Set yourself up for a delicious week of diabetes-friendly breakfasts with just 15 minutes of hands-on prep time and less than a handful of ingredients.
25 Diabetes-Friendly Fall Dinners You'll Want to Make Forever
These recipes are all about highlighting delicious fall flavors and produce, like sage, sweet potatoes, winter squash and more.
Family Friendly Diabetes Meal Plan for Fall
Follow this healthy 7-day diabetes meal plan for a week of comforting fall dishes that the whole family will love.
19 Diabetes-Friendly Breakfasts in 10 Minutes or Less
Nearly any busy morning can still include a healthy breakfast when you have these recipes at the ready.

Healthy Lifestyle

One-Pot Arroz con Pollo
Rating: Unrated 2
Juicy cuts of chicken get cooked alongside rice, onion, tomatoes and broth in this irresistible one-pot dish that pulls inspiration from the Puerto Rican arroz con pollo. For added fiber, brown rice stands in for the white rice typically used.
Roasted Garlic-Parmesan Cabbage
Rating: Unrated 1
Cabbage gets transformed in the oven with garlic, Parmesan and olive oil in this simple vegetable side. This irresistible side dish would make a welcome addition to any meal—try serving it alongside chicken or steak.
A Month of Diabetes-Friendly Dinners for Heart Health

With complex carbs like whole-wheat pasta and low counts of saturated fats and sodium, these dinners are well-suited for a diabetes-friendly eating pattern. And because these meals are diabetes-friendly, they also meet our heart-healthy nutrition parameters.