Can somebody give me tips on diabetic cooking?

India
February 13, 2007 1:25am CST
My sister is a diabetic and so are my uncle and aunt. They will be visiting me for a week in March. I am a vegetarian. Can anyone offer me some tips or recipes for diabetics?
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• United States
13 Feb 07
Here are a couple of recipe websites that are specifically for diabetics. http://diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/ http://www.diabetic-recipes.com/ http://www.cooksrecipes.com/category/diabetic.html tons of recipes for all occasions and meals on these sites. i also believe that your average vegetarian menu lends itself well to a diabetic.
• India
13 Feb 07
Thanks a lot for the references. I will see the sites and find out what I can use.
@forjosie (1548)
• Indonesia
14 Feb 07
you can find in this site: http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/mostof_diabetes.shtml http://diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/ http://www.bobsgoodstufflists.net/Diabetes/Food/Recipes/index.html
@BlackBay (584)
• Canada
13 Feb 07
www.diabetesrecipes.com has many links for recipes about sugar-free and alternative ingrients. Some think cooking of Diabetics create bland or boring food but I don't think so, there are many alternatives for flavourfull and delious meals.
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• United States
13 Feb 07
I have been insulin dependent for 14 years. The best way my dietician told me to eat was use the basic food pyramid. A healthy diet is the best for diabetics. I follow that basically with a few extra fruits and vegetables thrown in as I love them both. With me if I eat mostly vegetables at a meal I need to have a snack leter because vegetables are easily covered by insulin and they don't keep you level for a long period of time. I find a snack of a protein helps when I eat lots of veggies.
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@neenasatine (2842)
• Philippines
20 Apr 07
here are some recipes i have searched for you Tuscan Style Bean Soup SUBMITTED BY: Robyn Webb "This is all you need for a filling meal. This recipe is from the WEBB Cooks, articles and recipes by Robyn Webb, courtesy of the American Diabetes Association. Preparation time: 15 minutes." INGREDIENTS * 1 tablespoon olive oil * 1 onion, chopped * 2 cloves garlic, minced * 1 red bell pepper, chopped * 3 cups low fat, low sodium chicken broth * 1 cup canned whole tomatoes, chopped * 1 1/2 cups kidney beans, cooked * 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme * 1/2 cup chopped spinach * 1 cup seashell pasta * ground black pepper to taste DIRECTIONS 1. In a large pot over medium high heat, combine the oil, onion and garlic and saute for 5 minutes. Add the red bell pepper and saute for 3 more minutes. Add the broth, tomatoes and beans. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes. Add the thyme, spinach and pasta. Simmer for 5 more minutes and pepper to taste. Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Salad SUBMITTED BY: MOMMYBENNETT "This is one of our favorites! A truly fabulous, tasty salad!" INGREDIENTS * 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces * 1/2 cup pecans, broken into pieces * 2 heads red leaf lettuce, rinsed and torn * 1/2 cup frozen green peas, thawed * 1/4 pound smoked salmon, cut into 1 inch chunks * * 1/4 cup olive oil * 2 tablespoons lemon juice * 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard * 1/2 teaspoon salt * 1/4 teaspoon pepper DIRECTIONS 1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Place asparagus in the pot, and cook 5 minutes, just until tender. Drain, and set aside. 2. Place the pecans in a skillet over medium heat. Cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until lightly toasted. 3. In a large bowl, toss together the asparagus, pecans, red leaf lettuce, peas, and salmon. 4. In a separate bowl, mix the olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper. Toss with the salad or serve on the side.
@sujikka (76)
• India
16 Feb 07
for diabetic the best vegetarian food is grains.boil and give as a evening snacks or do as gravy and give it as a side dish.