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. In fact, 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 Udon Noodles with Tofu.
This healthy Asian-inspired dish has low glycemic index that does not affect the blood sugar level of diabetic patients.
Ingredients for Tofu Noodles:
½ cup sliced green onions
1 large carrot cut in bite-sized pieces
1 ½ cups chopped cucumber
2 8 oz plain firm tofu cut into ½ inch pieces
8 oz dried whole wheat udon noodles
Ingredients for Soy Vinaigrette:
¼ tsp crushed red pepper
1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp low-sodium soy sauce
1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
2 tbsp rice vinegar
1) Cook the noodles based on package instructions. Cool and set aside.
2) In a large bowl, combine the tofu, cucumber, green onions and carrots.
3) Add to the drained pasta and toss to mix the ingredients well. Set aside.
4) To make the ginger soy vinaigrette, whisk together the sesame oil, vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, garlic and crushed red pepper.
5) Drizzle the vinaigrette to the pasta.