Looking for a new cookbook filled with healthy recipes? These recipes are samples from various American Diabetes Association cookbooks.
This healthy and classic Cuban recipe is a great dish to bring to parties or add on as a side to make a complete meal.
A simple nonstarchy vegetable dish that also adds some Cuban flavors to your meals.
Farro is a classic Italian grain that has started gaining popularity in the U.S. Add some canned cannellini beans to this recipe, but be sure to rinse and drain the beans!
This relatively light and refreshing minty rice and chicken dish is perfect from late spring to early fall. Serve this rich dish over a bed of greens for a healthy lunch or dinner.
This is the classic Cuban dish, pernil, but with a healthy twist and still lets you enjoy the authentic Cuban flavors.
The traditional butter and cream in this recipe have been replaced with olive oil and yogurt. With pumpkin, the risotto achieves a creamy consistency without the extra fat.
This is a quick version of a Southern classic dish. For added fiber, use brown rice in the recipe instead.
Cod is a mild-tasting staple fish used in most parts of the Mediterranean. This quintessential Roman recipe is both festive and delicious. Add some artichokes as a side dish and make a healthy and complete meal.
Did you know swordfish and eggplants are culinary ingredients that Sicilians inherited from Arabs? Even some of their names are in Arabic instead of Italian. Try out this dish and add some artichokes on the side!
Soba noodles are made of buckwheat and wheat flours. They are a specialty of northern Japan, they are hearty, healthy and nutty in flavor. For a more hearty meal, feel free to add any leftover roasted chicken, pork or beef.
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