Now, diabetes is one of common diseases in the world because of our guzzle. Besides medical care, a healthy diet is an essential method to control this disease. People with diabetes have to follow strict eating plan, so everyone thinks they must have bland food choices. They are likely remains loyal to low-carb meals, low-sugar desserts and say no with fat, sweet, spicy favorite things as well.
If you have diabetes, you always wonder “What I should eat today? How to make it more tasty?” It is not an easy way to enjoy your life, right? In fact, there are many great recipes including main courses, side dishes, cakes… that may help us to make a delicious meal. Those comfort recipes are not only perfect for a diabetic diet, they are also served as nutritious treats for both your family and friends. Collect diabetic-friendly recipes (as much as possible) to replace boring things you still eat every day.
Diabetic breakfast does not limit you to eat tasteless foods. Diabetic patients can still eat pancakes, waffles and other delicious breakfast fares. Below are delicious breakfast recipe that you would never have guessed to be diabetes-friendly.
The diabetes recipe for today is Edamame Slaw.
This is a light recipe that you can prepare for lunch and dinner. It can be eaten by itself or paired with grilled chicken or steamed fish.
12 leaves of butterhead lettuce
12 ¼ inch thick sliced and cored pineapples
3 green onions sliced thinly
1 cup fresh snow pea pods
1 cup thinly sliced red sweet pepper
½ tsp crushed red pepper
1 tbsp ginger, grated
2 tbsp toasted sesame oil
1/3 cup rice vinegar
2 cups frozen and shelled edamame
2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
1/3 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
¾ cup water
1) In a saucepan, mix water, soy sauce and quinoa and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 12 minutes before adding the edamame. Let it boil and reduce the heat until the quinoa is tender and has absorbed most of the water. Let it cook for one hour.
2) In another bowl, mix together vinegar, ginger, sesame oil, and crushed red pepper.
3) Stir the vinegar mixture to the quinoa mixture.
4) Serve by placing three pineapple slice on the plate and a few leaves of butterhead lettuce. Spoon 1/3 cup of the quinoa mixture over the pineapple and lettuce leaves.