Foodie & Quick Recipes

What's your style? Choose between our delicious Foodie and Quick Recipes—whatever suits your taste and your timeline today. Each pair of recipes has something in common, whether it is main ingredient or the type of dish.

Foodie Recipe

Teriyaki Creamy Chicken Salad in Lettuce Cups

Teriyaki sauce is typically very high in sugar. This homemade version is much lower carb than store bought. If you can find low carb teriyaki sauce in the store, you can substitute that rather than make your own.

Quick Recipe

Summer Crab Salad

This simple but elegant lunch is a nice break from a boring sandwich. Feel free to add red peppers if you want some added color and crunch.

Foodie Recipe

Raspberry Gelatin Mousse

This recipe works great with other flavors and fruit such as strawberries and blueberries. Try mixing flavors to like orange gelatin with strawberries.

Quick Recipe

Kid-Friendly Raspberry Smoothie Pops

Try these tasty and easy smoothie pops that go perfect on a hot summer day – both kids and adults will love this treat.

Foodie Recipe

Pork Souvlaki

Souvlaki can be made with any meat of your choice. Try it with chicken, shrimp or lamb.

Quick Recipe

Marinated Grilled Chicken with Zucchini

This delicious dish is perfect for a busy weeknight dinner. Just remember to marinade the chicken the night before if you want extra flavor.

Foodie Recipe

Potato and cauliflower salad

Vinegar based potato salads cut down on the fat and calories in traditional potato salad and the using the cauliflower in place of some of the potatoes cuts down on the carbs and increases the fiber.

Quick Recipe

Sweet Potato Salad

Who says you can only use white potatoes for a potato salad? This dish will be a welcomed surprise at your next summer picnic.

Foodie Recipe

Oven-Baked Chicken Taquitos

This is a great healthier recipe to try in place of fried Mexican food. The taquitos come out perfectly crispy!

Quick Recipe

Chicken Nacho Casserole

Who said you can't have "nachos" with diabetes? Try this healthy version that has all the flavor of traditional nachos without all of the extra fat and carbs.

Foodie Recipe

Sweet Potato Burrito Bowl

You can make these burrito bowls ahead of time and put them in a microwave-safe container. Just leave off the lettuce, yogurt and tomato. Reheat the bowl and then add the cold toppings. This makes a great hot lunch at the office!

Quick Recipe

Broccoli-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are a healthy carbohydrate full of fiber and vitamin A. They can make a great, quick side dish! You could also stuff this sweet potato with spinach and pine nuts.

Foodie Recipe

Modern Tuna Noodle Casserole

This recipe is a great example of using vegetables to bulk up a dish that is typically high in carbs and fat.

Quick Recipe

Avocado Tuna Salad

This makes a fast and easy lunch or dinner. You can purchase pico de gallo in the produce section or at the deli counter in most grocery stores. Learn more about the health benefits of avocados.

Foodie Recipe

Zucchini Lasagna Skillet

This is a great low-carb version of traditional lasagna. You can also serve this dish over whole grain pasta.

Quick Recipe

Bruschetta Stuffed Zucchini Boats

You should try to fill half your plate nonstarchy veggies, which means you have to be creative so you don't get bored with the same recipes. These zucchini boats are quick, easy and a delicious change to steamed veggies.

Foodie Recipe

Sweet Potato Baskets with Eggs

These elegant and delicious baskets would be perfect for a Sunday brunch or holiday. This recipe provides lean protein from the egg beaters and a healthy carbohydrate source from the sweet potatoes.

Quick Recipe

Open-Faced Sweet Potato “Sandwich”

You can use this method with any sandwich fillings. Try sliced tomato, basil, and fresh mozzarella cheese, or try ham with spinach and muenster cheese.

Foodie Recipe

Greek Salad Pizza

You can serve this with homemade tzatziki sauce. Grate 1 small cucumber and 1 clove garlic into 1/2 cup nonfat, plain Greek yogurt and mix to make it.

Quick Recipe

Greek Chicken Salad

Want to eat a restaurant-style salad at home? This Greek Chicken Salad is packed full of flavor and easily meets the goal of making half your plate veggies with the lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers.

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