Looking for a new cookbook filled with healthy recipes? These recipes are samples from various American Diabetes Association cookbooks.
It’s good to save sweets for special occasions. Enjoy this warm drink by substituting it for some of the carbohydrates in your meal or snack.
This hearty Italian soup makes a great lunch or side dish with your holiday meal. To cut down on prep time, chop the onion, garlic, celery, and carrots quickly using a food processor.
This is another great side dish for the holidays. It’s packed with vegetables and is relatively low in calories.
Put a new twist on oatmeal by mixing in a bit of fruit preserves, fresh strawberries and almonds.
Think beyond the usual PB & J for lunch. This egg salad is a tasty option and takes just a few minutes to throw together.
This dish calls for fish and beans – both tasty, lean protein options! Serve it with a green salad or steamed green beans to round out your meal.
This hearty stew features butternut squash, a type of winter squash that comes into season during the cooler months of the year. Make this on the weekend and pack the leftovers for lunch during the week.
This crowd pleaser includes sweet fall apples which balance out the pungent flavor of the gorgonzola cheese. Pair it with roasted chicken, turkey or pork chops.
This skillet recipe is quick and easy for nights when you don't have a whole lot of time. Get precut veggies at the grocery store salad bar if possible to save on chopping time.
This tasty salad uses a light tomato-based dressing and is packed with greens and other nutrient-rich veggies. Buy as many of these vegetables as you can precut from your grocer's salad bar to save on prep time.
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