Diabetes Diets and Diabetic Recipes
Maintaining a healthy food regiment is critical for managing diabetes. But, a proper diabetic diet doesn't mean conforming to a complicated meal plan, or eating any specially designed foods. It simply means eating moderate portions of a rainbow of foods, at routinely scheduled mealtimes; aiming for more positive choices of fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
Because a diabetic's body counters the excess of consumed fat and calories by generating a rise in blood sugar, staying consistent with wise food choices is important in keeping blood glucose levels at your target rate.
5 small potatoes, peeled and sliced
Vegetable cooking spray
medium onion, minced
1 small zucchini, sliced
1 cups green/red peppers, sliced thin
5 medium mushrooms, sliced
3 whole eggs, beaten
5 egg whites, beaten
Pepper and garlic salt with herbs, to taste
3 ounces shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1 Tbsp. low-fat parmesan cheese
- Preheat oven to 375 F.
- Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender.
- In a nonstick pan, add vegetable spray and warm at medium heat.
- Add onion and saut until brown. Add vegetables and saut until tender but not brown.
- In a medium mixing bowl, slightly beat eggs and egg whites, pepper, garlic salt, and low-fat mozzarella cheese. Stir egg-cheese mixture into the cooked vegetables.
- In a 10-inch pie pan or ovenproof skillet, add vegetable spray and transfer potatoes and egg mixture to pan. Sprinkle with low-fat parmesan cheese and bake until firm and brown on top, about 2030 minutes.
Remove omelet from oven, cool for 10 minutes, and cut into five pieces.
Caribbean Red Snapper
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
cup red pepper, chopped
cup carrots, cut into strips
1 clove garlic, minced
cup dry white wine
pound red snapper fillet
1 large tomato chopped
2 Tbsp. pitted ripe olives, chopped
2 Tbsp. crumbled low-fat feta or low-fat ricotta cheese