Diabetic friendly recipes with seasonal produce of summer can be a great option to add fiber and variety to your plate.
Ingredients including fresh peaches, corn, tomatoes, peas, and raspberries shine in these easy recipes for breakfast, dinner, lunch, and dessert.
Check out some of our favorite quick recipes
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
- salt and pepper to taste
- 4 large tomatoes
- 2 medium cucumbers
- 2/3 cups of feta crumbled
Whisk basil, lemon juice, oil, mustard, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Arrange tomatoes and cucumbers in a serving dish. Drizzle with dressing, sprinkle with feta and top with basil, if desired.
These mini mason jar desserts are not only adorable; they also keep portion sizes great for diabetic summer treats. These beauties can be prepped in under 20 minutes
- Combine crushed graham crackers and melted butter in a small bowl. Divide the mixture among eight 4-oz. jars, pressing lightly with the back of a spoon.
- Beat cream cheese in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Beat in lime juice and vanilla. Beat in sugar until smooth. Fold in about 1/2 cup whipped topping to lighten the mixture, then fold in the remaining topping.
- Transfer the filling to a heavy sealable plastic bag. Snip a 1-inch hole in a bottom corner of the bag and pipe the filling into the jars. Top each with several lime slices.
- Put on the lids. Tote the jars with an ice pack or refrigerate for up to 24 hours.
- Refrigerate for up to 24 hours.
Check out other healthy and delicious recipes we have! Or, for more diabetic summer treats, schedule a session with one of our dietitians to chat about how you can manage your blood sugar and enjoy summer treats. Contact us today!
Adrien Paczosa is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian practicing in Austin, Texas and the surrounding counties.
She is the owner and founder of I Live Well Nutrition her Dietitian practice which started in 2007 and serves clients in the Austin, Texas area in two locations. Fearless Practitioners, the division of her business that offers training to dietitians and wellness professionals.