Cooking Tips for a Diabetic


15 Easy Diabetic Recipes You’ll Want to Make Over and Over

Not only are these diabetic-friendly recipes tasty, they are also easy to make.

Pineapple Pudding Cake

My mother used to love making this easy dessert in the summertime. It's so cool and refreshing that it never lasts very long! Recipe shared by Kathleen Worden, North Andover, Massachusetts.

Mini Ham 'n' Cheese Frittatas

I found this recipe a few years ago and tried to make it with it with a few changes. I'm diabetic, and this fits into my low-carb and low-fat diet. Every time I serve a brunch, the frittatas are the first thing to disappear, and nobody knows they are low fat! Recipe shared by Susan Watt, Basking Ridge, New Jersey.

Simple Lemon Pie

Lemon meringue pie is one of my favorite desserts, and this yummy, sweet-tart version is so good that no one will suspect that it's light. Recipe shared by Frances VanFossan, Warren, Michigan.

Pork Chops with Honey-Garlic Sauce

The honey and garlic sauce is so good, I sometimes double it so there's extra for dipping. Recipe shared by Michelle Smith, Eldersburg, Maryland.

Walnut-Crusted Salmon

Whenever I can get salmon for a good price, I always turn to this simple and delicious recipe. Recipe shared by Edie DeSpain, Logan, Utah.

Carrot Broccoli Soup

This soup is a staple at our house. It's fast, easy, yummy and so nutritious filled to the brim with carrots and broccoli! Recipe shared by Sandy Smith, London, Ontario.

No-Fuss Avocado Onion Salad

My mother could take a simple salad and turn it into something incredibly delicious. This one is a favorite of mine, and it is so easy to make. Recipe shared by Marina Castle, Canyon Country, California.

Spinach-Mushroom Scrambled Eggs

My husband and I enjoyed a mushroom egg dish at a hotel restaurant. I've created a healthy rendition with loads of hearty mushroom flavor. Recipe shared by Rachelle McCalla, Wayne, Nebraska.

Savory Apple-Chicken Sausage

Healthy, tasty and simple to make, these patties will be a hearty addition to your breakfast table. The versatile recipe can be doubled or tripled for a crowd, and the sausage freezes well. Recipe shared by Angela Buchanan of Longmont, Colorado.

Southwestern Pineapple Pork Chops

My husband and I love the Southwest. After a recent trip, I decided to add a Southwestern flair to a few of our favorite healthy dishes. Recipe shared by Lisa Varner, El Paso, Texas.

Easy Marinated Flank Steak

I got this recipe from a friend 15 years ago. Even now, when my family makes steak on the grill, this is the recipe we use. It's a must when we’re having company. Recipe shared by Debbie Bonczek, Tariffville, Connecticut.

Easy Burgundy Stew

Watching your salt intake? This satisfying stew has almost 2/3 less sodium than many "beef stew cup" products. To lower the sodium even further, replace the diced tomatoes with no-salt-added diced tomatoes. Recipe shared by Coleen Balch, Clay, New York.

Light & Easy Cheesecake Bars

These cheesecake bars are special to me because family and friends ask me to make them again and again. Dried berries work well on these bars, too, if fresh berries are not available. Recipe shared by Patricia Nieh, Portola Valley, California.

Balsamic Arugula Salad

With four simple ingredients, this arugula salad comes together in a flash and makes a sophisticated side. Recipe shared by Lisa Speer, Palm Beach, Florida.

Easy Cheese Broccoli Soup

My husband is diabetic, and I'm watching my weight. This soup fits our diets perfectly. Friends and family will never guess it only takes just 15 minutes to make! Recipe shared by Carol Colvin, Derby, New York.

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