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Some Special Diabetic Recipes: Enjoy Your Food With All The Restrictions

Jun 3, 2008
When it comes to diabetic diet, most people think about a restricted and disciplined diet. However, this is a misconception. Experts have researched a lot and come up with a conclusion that diabetics can enjoy their food.

In fact, there are several recipes that would provide your taste buds a high. All you require to do is to learn some recipes that will be apt for you and does not affect the sugar levels in your body adversely.

This article emphasizes on such recipes. Now, you can relish your food and still follow all the rules drawn for you by your health care practitioner.

First, let us discuss on what should be taken in your body to maintain a healthy routine. To start with, you need to focus on including a fruit salad in your daily diet. This will provide adequate fiber to your body.

Try using seasonal fruits and vegetables. You may also gorge in some desserts via sweetening these with a diabetes sweetener. These sweeteners are widely available on the market.

Here are some great diabetic recipes to excite your taste buds and keep you in a state of good health and spirits

a) Cookie

- Ingredients required:

Diabetic sweetener

Apple sauce - 1 cup

Stick margarine - 1

All-bran - 1 cup

All spice - tablespoon

Egg - 1

Nutmeg - tablespoon

Cinnamon - 1 tablespoon

Soda - 1 tablespoon

Flour - 1 cup

- Preparation method:

Mix all the above mentioned ingredients and drop the paste on a cookie sheet with the help of a spoon. Now bake it for about ten minutes at 350 degrees. Enjoy.

b) Fruit delight

- Ingredients required:

Freshly sliced strawberries - 1cup

Canned pineapple chopped banana - 1

Sugarless orange soda - 360 ml

- Preparation method:

Mix all the contents in a bowl. Now distribute the contents evenly in 160 ml paper cups. Pour 60 ml of soda to each cup and refrigerate. Thereafter, allow it to stay at the room temperature for a few minutes. Now enjoy the concoction with a spoon.

c) Pasta

- Ingredients required:

Fat-free mayonnaise - cup

Low-sodium soy sauce - 3 tablespoon

Sherry - 2 tablespoon

Pepper - tablespoon

Cooked spiral pasta (drained) - 1 cup

Cooked boneless skinless

Chicken breasts (cut in to bite
Sized pieces) - 2 cups

Fresh snow peas - 2 cups
(Strings removed and blanched

Sliced green onions) - 2

Sliced water chestnuts - cup

Toasted almonds - cup

- Preparation method:

Mix the mayonnaise with soy sauce, ground ginger, sherry and pepper in a small bowl. Set aside. Take a separate bowl and mix in pasta chicken, green onions, snow peas and water chestnuts, Add dressing mix and toss. Refrigerate the preparation overnight and sprinkle with almonds before serving.

d) Spaghetti

- Ingredients required:

Tomato juice - 12 ounce

Canned mushrooms - 1 large can

Salt - To taste

Garlic - To taste

Oregano - To taste

Onion flakes (dehydrated)

Green pepper diced - 1

Bean sprouts - 2 cans.

- Preparation method:

Cook all the above mentioned ingredients in a covered sauce pan. Let the sauce thickens. Now, add bean sprouts and let the mixture simmer for about ten minutes. Serve over cooked pasta noodles.
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