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.
30 Diabetes-Friendly Desserts You'll Want to Make Forever
Everybody needs to satisfy their sweet tooth every once in a while. These scrumptious desserts—from warm, cozy cake to refreshingly fruity ice cream—will definitely do the trick.
14 One-Pot Diabetes-Friendly Dinners You'll Want to Make This Winter
These dinners make it easy to eat well and minimize your post-supper cleanup.
15 Diabetes-Friendly Winter Dinners You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less
Whether it's a cozy bowl of chili or fresh salad, these dinners make it easy to eat well even when you're crunched for time.
20 Easy Diabetes-Friendly Dinners You'll Want to Make Forever
You'll only need 15 minutes or less to prep these four- and five-star-rated meals.

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.