The numbers associated with diabetes are extremely dire and as time goes by - you have started hearing the term “diabetes” much more frequent than ever. “The number of people diagnosed with diabetes has almost quadrupled since 1980, and now, by the year of 2016 - there are nearly 422 million suffering from diabetes,” World Health Organization reports. Diabetes is a serious complex condition that involves high blood sugar levels. Continue reading to be introduced to lots of delicious diabetic recipes that help control your disease enjoy tasty meals and more.
Microwave-Egg with Cheese and Toast
Meet one of the quickest to prepare and healthiest diabetic breakfast recipe. Get ready the following ingredients to have this breakfast cooked:
- 1-2 tablespoons of milk
- Some garlic powder and ground pepper
- 1 tablespoon of salsa
- 1 tablespoon of reduced-fat cheese
- A slice of whole grain toast
- Any of your preferred fresh fruits
Take a microwave-safe bowl, crack an egg into it and add some milk. Sprinkle some garlic and pepper on top and cook your mixture for around 1 minute, until it gets cooked. Technically – it is ready, you only need to garnish your quickly-cooked breakfast with salsa on top and with some grated cheese. Your healthy diabetic breakfast recipe should include some toasts and fresh fruit of your choice.
This particular diabetic-friendly recipe can be used to prepare delicious and healthy lunch. It takes almost no minutes of yours. Note that preparation process for turkey tortilla will be skipped as it is prepared the same way as a normal sandwich. Prepare the following ingredients to enjoy the turkey tortilla:
- 2 ounces of reduced-sodium lean turkey
- 2 pieces of thin sandwich bread
- Bell pepper
- Some Mustard
- Some carrot sticks
- Some hummus
- Light ranch sauce
Chicken and Noodles
Now – it is dinnertime! Let us share the healthy diabetic dinner recipe loved by majority of people diagnosed with diabetes. What you need to prepare it are the followings:
- 8 ounces of soba noodles, cooked and drained
- ½ teaspoon of sesame oil
- 2 carrots – coarsely chopped
- 1 tablespoon of canola oil
- ½ medium-size head cabbage – coarsely chopped
- 2 tablespoons of chili pasta
- 1 piece of onion – sliced lengthwise into eighths
- 2 gloves of garlic – chopped
- ½ cup of soy sauce
- 4 skinless and boneless chicken breasts - cut into squares
Take a large cooking pot and stir-fry the mixture of sesame oil, chili pasta and canola oil for around 30 seconds. Add the garlic and stir-fry for another 30 seconds. Now - add the chicken pieces and soy sauce following the amount listed earlier. Fry the mixture for about 5 minutes, until the chicken pieces are no longer pink. Half of the job is done – now you can remove your mixture from the pan and cover it to keep our mixture warm.
Using the same cooking pot, stir-fry the carrots, onion and cabbage for 2-3 minutes in the remaining soy sauce. Next step which is also the last step is to mix all you have prepared together, serve and enjoy one of the healthiest diabetic recipes!
“Diabetes perishes close to 1.5 million people’s lives annually,” World Health Organization informs. World web is packed with healthy diabetic recipes offering you variety of main dishes, snacks, desserts and drinks. Do not forget to double check with your doctor on diabetic-friendly recipes you have acquired and willing to try.