Looking for a new cookbook filled with healthy recipes? These recipes are samples from various American Diabetes Association cookbooks.
The beans in this recipe will be a good source of fiber and lean protein. Crusty whole-grain rolls and fresh fruit salad pair especially well with this hearty soup.
A favorite menu item at many restaurants, chicken fingers are easy to prepare healthfully at home. Serve them with some raw carrots, celery and bell pepper strips. This recipe uses a blend of spices to add flavor, which is a great way to cut back on salt.
Using a little bit of fruit in your dishes is another great way to add flavor without added salt.
This salad gets a thumbs up for its visual appeal and its sweet and spicy tang. It'll make a great nonstarchy side for any meal!
Try including fish in your meal plan at least once a week. This tilapia recipe is a great dish you can try out!
One way you can include nonstarchy vegetables in your day is to eat them with some low fat and low sodium dip, like this Triple-Duty Ranch Dip with Dill. The herbs and spices add a lot of bold flavor and go well with nonstarchy vegetables for a snack.
Beans are a great lean protein source and can make great side dishes. Try this recipe out with baked chicken breast or add it as a topping for a salad!
Avocado mixed with refreshing grapefruit creates this nutrient-rich fruit salad and is perfect as a full meal, appetizer or snack. In small doses, the acidity of the grapefruit complements the richness of avocado well.
This chicken recipe features balsamic vinegar and rosemary – a great way to add a lot of flavor without the added salt and sodium. Try out this recipe and add it to your favorite salad recipe like this Salad Greens with Spiced Pecans.
Stews are a great idea for a cold winter day. Try this stew recipe out featuring shrimp and clam. It's a great seafood option in the colder months and is easy to make!
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*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.
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