Beans and legumes are one of the healthiest carbohydrates you can eat with diabetes. Most people say they like beans, but are unsure of how to incorporate more into their diet. Try this delicious salad packed with fiber, protein and flavor!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
1 15.5-ounce can garbanzo (chickpea) beans, rinsed and drained
1 medium orange or red pepper, finely diced
1 green pepper, finely diced
½ small red onion, finely diced
¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
½ fresh lemon, juiced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper, optional
MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Confirm ingredients are gluten-free and this recipe can be made gluten-free.
From graduation parties, to Fourth of July picnics, to good old-fashioned backyard barbeques – we can help celebrate summer with healthy and fun food!
Planning a summer picnic or barbeque? Consider offering some dishes that are on the lighter side.
Calculate the number of calories you should eat each day to maintain your present body weight:
This number estimates how many calories you should eat per day to keep your body weight where it is now.
If you want to lose weight, you may need fewer calories. You should talk with your health care team for more personalized recommendations, but this calculator can help to get you started.Calculate My Calories
*Estimates are rounded to the nearest 200 calories. An individual's calorie needs may be higher or lower than these average estimates. Developed from the 2010 US Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
See how you can still enjoy traditional picnic foods as part of a balanced meal plan.See Meal Plan