How to Make Healthy Recipes for Diabetics

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Diabetes can make preparing a meal difficult — but not if you have the right recipes at hand.

Step 1: Make a feta and herb dip
Make a feta and herb dip. Puree the feta cheese, yogurt, beans, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, garlic salt, and pepper in a food processor until smooth. Add 1/4 cup each mint, dill, chives, and parsley, and blend again. Serve the dip with fresh vegetables.

Step 2: Make Mexican-style coleslaw
Make Mexican-style coleslaw. Whisk the vinegar, 2 tablespoons oil, 1/3 cup cilantro, and salt in a large bowl. Toss in 1 1/2 cup grated carrots and cabbage.

Step 3: Make carrots Marsala
Make carrots Marsala. Combine the wine, water, 10 sliced carrots, the remaining olive oil, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper in a large saucepan. Bring it to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Place the Marsala on a platter and sprinkle it with 1 tablespoon parsley.

Step 4: Make broiled sole with mustard sauce
Make broiled sole with mustard sauce. Mix the mustard, mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon parsley, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper in a small bowl.

Step 5: Cook the sole
Place the sole on a baking sheet and spread the mustard sauce evenly over the fillets and broil the fish 3 to 4 inches from the heat for 4 minutes. Then arrange them on a platter, garnished with lemon wedges.

Did You Know?
Each year, about 1.6 million cases of diabetes are diagnosed in people aged 20 or older.