Diabetic Recipes

Diabetic-friendly cakes, cookies, and more low-sugar desserts, plus dinner ideas. See more than 520 recipes for diabetics, tested and reviewed by home cooks.

Colorful Tomato Salad with Rose Water Dressing
carolfromsweden

Colorful Tomato Salad with Rose Water Dressing

Tomatoes, cucumber, and onion are tossed in a light rose water dressing in this refreshing summer tomato salad recipe.

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Roasted Cauliflower "Rice"
Dana Sterling

Roasted Cauliflower "Rice"

Cauliflower is pulsed until it is the size of rice and roasted until golden brown in this quick and easy recipe for a grain-free side dish.

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Zucchini-Tomato Saute
NIBLETS

Zucchini-Tomato Saute

Another pretty dish. Tomatoes, green pepper and zucchini are sauteed until tender and their flavors have mingled. Rice and water are stirred in and everything is cooked until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is fluffy.

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The Best Dry-Roasted Chickpea Recipe
thefmw

The Best Dry-Roasted Chickpea Recipe

Use this basic dry-roasted chickpea recipe to create a tasty, crunchy baked snack customized with your favorite flavors and seasonings.

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Steel-Cut Oats and Quinoa Breakfast
AnneP

Steel-Cut Oats and Quinoa Breakfast

Steel-cut oats and quinoa breakfast cereal with almond meal, flax, and cinnamon is a quick and easy vegan meal to start the day with.

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Meyer Lemon Avocado Toast
princessofmontecito

Meyer Lemon Avocado Toast

Avocado toast, made with Meyer lemon juice and zest, is topped with chia seeds for a hearty, vegan snack or lunch that is quick and easy.

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Sugar Free Blueberry Coffee Cake
IBSERVICE

Sugar Free Blueberry Coffee Cake

A fabulous blueberry coffee cake with a crumb topping. This recipe is one from a local B&B that I replaced all the sugar with substitutes because I have diabetes. I have received all praise and 'I can't believe it is sugar free.' The sugar can be put back in if you want. Either way it is wonderful.

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Sugar-Free Frosting
Chelsey

Sugar-Free Frosting

Versatile cream cheese frosting flavored with sugar-free instant pudding. It will frost one 9x13 or one 2 layer cake. Use any flavor of pudding mix.

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Mexican-Inspired Fruit Salad
Alli Shircliff

Mexican-Inspired Fruit Salad

Pineapple, cucumber, and mango are mixed with lemon juice and chile powder with lime in this quick and spicy, Mexican-inspired fruit salad.

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Black Beans and Rice
Daisy

Black Beans and Rice

White rice, garlic and onion is cooked in a nice vegetable stock for about 20 minutes. Black beans, cayenne and cumin are added to the pot, given a stir ...and that's it. Black Beans and Rice for six.

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Bean Soup With Kale
Ben S.

Bean Soup With Kale

White beans, cannellini or navy, and chicken broth form the base of this soup made with fresh kale and tomatoes.

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Easy Apple Coleslaw
Aunt Mamie

Easy Apple Coleslaw

This is our favorite cole slaw recipe, a yummy combo of fruit and veggies in a sweet dressing.

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Chickpea Curry
AMINAH A. RAHMAN

Chickpea Curry

Chickpeas are simmered in a fragrantly spiced curry sauce mixture and garnished with fresh cilantro.

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Spicy Baked Sweet Potato Fries
DRUMNWRITE

Spicy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

These are so tasty your family won't believe they are eating healthy! Nothing this good for you should taste so good...or be this easy to cook. These are delicious plain, but may be dipped in honey mustard sauce, ketchup, or even guacamole.

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Baked Sweet Potato Sticks
Ann

Baked Sweet Potato Sticks

Best eaten at room temperature.

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Whole Wheat and Honey Pizza Dough
brookes

Whole Wheat and Honey Pizza Dough

Want to make your pizza dough, but don't have time for it to rise? This is a quick and easy recipe for you! Just combine whole wheat flour, yeast, wheat germ, salt and honey, bake, and then top with your favorite toppings.

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Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad
Alison

Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad

Quinoa is tossed with toasted almonds, dried cranberries, bell peppers, curry powder, and fresh cilantro in this tasty salad.

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Microwave Corn on the Cob
Cheri Weiner

Microwave Corn on the Cob

This is a no-nonsense recipe for corn on the cob. Perfect for when you run out of stove or grill space.

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Broccoli Soup
LONBINDER

Broccoli Soup

Broccoli and potatoes are pureed with garlic and onions, and seasoned with a hint of nutmeg.

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Gingerbread Biscotti
CRISTINA GOMEZ

Gingerbread Biscotti

These spicy Italian cookies are the perfect accompaniment for cocoa or coffee during the holiday season! Serve with lemon curd or drizzle with lemon flavored almond bark for a special treat.

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Mediterranean Kale
Julia Phillips

Mediterranean Kale

Steamed kale is tossed in a bright and lemony dressing in this easy side dish.

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Baked French Fries II
Fred Hoffman

Baked French Fries II

Potato strips are baked with Parmesan cheese and a little basil, resulting in fries that are a perfect accompaniment to almost any meal!

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Superfast Asparagus
MSLILLY

Superfast Asparagus

Roast asparagus with Cajun seasoning makes a yummy side dish in only 15 minutes.

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Jamie's Sweet and Easy Corn on the Cob
heatherjane

Jamie's Sweet and Easy Corn on the Cob

Use a little sugar and lemon juice in the water to make the sweetest, quickest, tastiest boiled corn on the cob.

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Spinach Lentil Soup
KCORONA

Spinach Lentil Soup

Turkey kielbasa, spinach, and lentils are combined to yield a hearty soup.

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Butternut Squash Fries
CMOYA40

Butternut Squash Fries

These butternut squash fries are nutritious and tasty! They taste like sweet potato fries but better.

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Baked Potato
Faye

Baked Potato

Make the perfect baked potato every time using this simple step-by-step recipe.

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Lentil Soup III
Molly

Lentil Soup III

Just lentils, chicken broth, onion, tomato paste, garlic and cumin in this quick soup.

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Mexican Bean and Rice Salad
TaraV1976

Mexican Bean and Rice Salad

Brown rice gets dressed up Mexican style, with kidney and black beans, corn, peppers, lime, and cilantro in a colorful cold salad.

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