8 Diabetes-Lovin’ Recipes to Soothe Your Cravings


When you’re a diabetic suffering from food cravings, it’s not always easy to find recipes that are healthy, delicious, AND easy to make. But we found some at Taste of Home, and you’re going to love what we found!

For recipe specifics, check the links lower on this page. But just to whet your appetite, we’ve included a few photos of what makes these 18 recipes so popular with diabetes sufferers.

Mini Apple Strudels
This one caught our eye first: Mini Apple Strudels. Think a flaky, mouthwatering dessert like this won’t help chase the hunger monsters away? It absolutely will! And the part I really liked: it’s only 100 calories!

Veggie Chowder
Another of my favorites was their Veggie Chowder. It’s packed with healthy ingredients like carrots, potatoes and corn, and is light and delicious, so you’re not feeling stuffed after a meal. I found myself making several a large enough batch to handle a couple of meals during the week. (P.S. your kids will love it, too!) 

Small Batch Brownies
I have a particular weakness for brownies, so when I saw this diabetes-friendly recipe, I was in heaven! They’re easy to whip up for a delicious snack anytime. Rich and fudgy, and both prep time and baking take a total of just 30 minutes. You may want to bake these a bit longer than the recommended 15 minutes. I baked for just over 20 minutes and that seemed just prefect. Your oven may take more or less than that. Diabetic exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

Coconut Tropical Fruit Salad Recipe

Perfect for breakfast or as a tasty snack, this coconut tropical fruit salad takes just a few minutes to create, and features coconut, mango, apple, pear, orange, kiwi, grapes and banana. Plus coconut to give it a unique tropical flair. Only thing missing might be a sunny beach and crashing waves! Just 101 calories per serving.

Check out all 8 recipes.
Having diabetes doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a bland and tasteless diet. We recommend you check out these and more great diabetes-friendly recipes at Taste of Home. Click on any of the links below…and enjoy.

Mini Apple Strudels
Veggie Chowder
Small Batch Brownies
Coconut Tropical Fruit Salad
Veggie Barley Salad
Vegetable Stuffed Chicken Rolls
Ham N’ Cheesy French Omelet
Blueberry Walnut Bars Recipe


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