Looking for a new cookbook filled with healthy recipes? These recipes are samples from various American Diabetes Association cookbooks.
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.
These wraps are a quick and easy lunch to pack for the work day. Just pack the olive oil and red wine vinegar together in a separate container and add to the wrap right before eating.
A light summer salad that makes a great side or snack. The crunchy cucumber is extra refreshing this time of year! Pack this salad along with some sandwiches for your next day trip to the pool or beach.
These pita chips travel well and can be enjoyed with a bit of hummus, guacamole or salsa.
Use fresh summer bell peppers to top this quick and easy homemade pizza, a much better choice than ordering out. If you have leftovers, wrap them in foil and have it cold for a grab-and-go meal the next day.
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