Meal Plans for Diabetes

Try our delicious meal plan for diabetes, designed by EatingWell's registered dietitians and food experts to help you manage your blood sugar and eat healthfully on a diabetic diet.

Healthy Meal Plans & Tips

Diabetes Meal Plan on a Budget
In this 7-day plan, you'll get a week of nutritious and delicious meals and snacks for about $100. Plus, we included a printable grocery list so you can hit the ground running.
The Best Healthy Foods to Shop for When You Have Diabetes, According to a Dietitian
These top 10 nutrient dense foods are high in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber, protein and healthy fats and are the foundation for diabetic-friendly diet.
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.
Healthy Diabetes-Friendly Snacks to Buy for Better Blood Sugar, According to a Dietitian
Overwhelmed by the snack aisle? Use this guidance to help you choose healthy snacks for diabetes, plus find our top snack food picks .
Best Pantry List of Foods for Diabetes
These dietitian-approved staples to keep in your kitchen will help ensure you have healthy meals from breakfast to dinner, while keeping your blood sugar in check.
8 Homemade Diabetes-Friendly Snacks That Are Better Than Store-Bought
We love a good store-bought snack as much as the next person, but when you have diabetes it sometimes makes more sense to make it yourself. Here are the top diabetes-friendly snacks we like to meal-prep ourselves, instead of buying, for better blood sugar.

Meal Plans for Any Day

3-Ingredient Tropical Tangerine & Kefir Smoothie
Refreshing and fruity, this simple smoothie calls for just three ingredients—frozen tropical fruit, plain kefir and tangerine juice. Kefir is a perfect swap for milk in smoothies. It adds creaminess and a boost of probiotics. If you can't find tangerine juice, swap in orange juice.
3-Ingredient Bell Pepper & Cheese Egg Cups
Requiring just three main ingredients—bell peppers, eggs and shredded cheese—these portable baked eggs are simple to assemble and perfect for meal prep. Store them in the fridge for up to 4 days to reheat on demand.

Best Healthy Dinner Foods for Diabetes

Got diabetes and not sure what to eat for dinner? Here are meal ideas to help you get a healthy dinner on the table when you have diabetes.