Healthy Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Find healthy, delicious recipes for diabetes including main dishes, drinks, snacks and desserts from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell. Recipes with our Diabetes-Appropriate tag are low in calories and are consistent with recommendations for average carbohydrate intake (about 3-4 carbohydrate servings per meal). They also meet our heart-healthy criteria for saturated fat and sodium. See our Diabetes Nutrition Parameters.

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Southwest Breakfast Skillet
One skillet is all you need to create this satisfying, veggie-loaded breakfast (or dinner) dish. This skillet is packed with mushrooms, bell pepper and chard to help up your veggie count for the day and is topped with bacon, eggs, cheese, pico de gallo and fresh cilantro.
19 Diabetes-Friendly Fall Dinners That the Whole Family Will Love
These crowd-pleasing meals offer a little bit of everything: veggie-packed bowls, easy pasta dishes, simple burgers and even slow-simmered stews.
Our 20 Best Diabetes-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes
From savory, satisfying main dishes to cozy sides and fall-flavored desserts, these recipes will make perfect additions to your holiday lineup.
26 Diabetes-Friendly Vintage Recipes Like Grandma Used to Make
From savory main dishes to classic sides and sweet baked goods, these recipes are sure to spark a little nostalgia.
16 Diabetes-Friendly Casseroles You'll Want to Make Forever
These comforting, satisfying casserole recipes deserve to be on your table ASAP.
16 Diabetes-Friendly Skillet Dinners You'll Want to Make ASAP
Whether you prefer stainless steel or cast iron, these dinners will put your skillet to delicious use.

Inspiration and Ideas

The Best 7-Day Diabetes Diet Plan
This healthy 1,200-calorie weight loss meal plan makes it easy to balance your blood sugar.
12 Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar
Make these simple lifestyle tweaks to minimize blood sugar swings and control your sugar levels.