Being diabetic can be a huge hindrance to your hobby of trying various dishes, if you are a diabetic since you always have to keep a watch on what you eat.
We know it’s not easy to follow prescribed diabetes meal plans all the time, as it is difficult for everyone to control cravings for trying something every other time.
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Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
We have curated the list of these recipes that are diabetic friendly, easy to prepare, low in calories, and ofcourse super tasty.
- Crunchy cauliflower snack
To start, shred or grate a medium sized cauliflower in a food processor or grater until it turns really coarse.
Next, add some oil in a flat pan, evenly spread out the shredded cauliflower mix in a baking tray and bake it until golden brown. Keep sprinkling salt after every 10-15 mins on the shredded cauliflower while being in the oven. You can also sauté it, but roasting gives a better crunchy texture. Serve it warm and enjoy the crunchy snack.
- Whole Wheat Pizza
Take a whole-wheat pizza crust, and place it on baking sheets after brushing with oil.
Blend boiled pumpkin, chipotle peppers spread, salt, pepper, mixed italian herbs and some parsley. Then layer this paste over the pizza crust. Add cooked chicken chunks or cottage cheese and salsa sauce and add another layer of the pumpkin sauce. Sprinkle some cheese on top along with red onion and bake until edges are lightly browned. Sprinkle freshly chopped parsley and herbs of your choice.
- Roasted Sprout Snack
Take some Brussels sprouts and cout out their brown ends and the yellow outer leaves. Toss them in a large bowl with some olive oil, salt, pepper and other spices of your choice. Transfer them to a baking sheet evenly and roast for 35 to 40 minutes, until golden brown and crispy on the outside. Perfect bowl of snack to pair with evening tea for diabetic patients.
- Tangy Chickpea Salad
Cook a cup of chickpeas in a pressure cooker and pat them dry using a towel. Later,
spread them out on a baking tray similar to cauliflower and roast/saute them, stirring and sprinkling some salt once in between for 20 minutes.
Drizzle some oil after half cooked and bake it again for another 20 minutes or until golden brown. You can add a dash of lemon juice, spices, some chopped coriander , sauces of your choice, and your diabetes friendly tangy savory is ready to eat.
- Fig-Date Sugarless Brownies
Soak some figs overnight and grind them with dates into a smooth paste.
Whisk together some refined flour, cocoa, salt, and baking soda in a bowl. Melt some chunks of unsweetened dark chocolate and add it along with some oil to the fruit paste. Now mix in the eggs and vanilla. Add the dry mixture, some nuts of your choice to complete the batter. Transfer the batter to brownie mould and bake it for about 30 minutes. Let it cool, cut into cubes and this will surely satisfy your sweet tooth even if you are a diabetic.