22 recipe ideas for diabetics

These diabetes-friendly recipes are low in simple carbs and have no added sugar, which means they’re good to try if you have diabetes, or if you’re on a low sugar diet.

If a recipe has mashed potato as a serving suggestion – swap for a simple green salad or vegetables.

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Courgette and berkswell cheese soufflé

22 recipe ideas for diabetics

Courgette and berkswell cheese soufflé

This quick and easy cheese soufflé recipe is great to share with friends on a...

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Palestinian maftoul salad

Palestinian maftoul salad

Allegra McEvedy’s vibrant, Palestinian salad recipe is a great vegetarian starter on it’s own or...

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Easy warm roast cauliflower, sweet potato and quinoa salad

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Easy warm roast cauliflower, sweet potato and quinoa...

Make the most of winter vegetables in this warming cauliflower, sweet potato and quinoa recipe....

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Roast squash with butterbean mash

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Roast squash with butterbean mash

Sweet squash, creamy butter beans and good dose of garlic make this autumnal recipe a...

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Sweet potato and barley pilaf

22 recipe ideas for diabetics

Sweet potato and barley pilaf

Vegetarian comfort food at its best; hearty barley, sweet potatoes and tangy goat’s cheese work...

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Fennel and broad bean salad with hazelnuts and feta

22 recipe ideas for diabetics

Fennel and broad bean salad with hazelnuts and...

A fresh, light summer salad recipe made with fennel, green beans, broad beans and crispy...

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Baked spinach and pea frittata

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Baked spinach and pea frittata

A quick, and fuss-free, frittata recipe that uses ingredients you might have in the fridge...

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Paneer and roasted beet salad

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Paneer and roasted beet salad

Hearty beetroot and fried paneer give this vegetarian salad recipe the extra oomph to leave...

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Spiced vegetable soup with lentils and roasted chilli

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Spiced vegetable soup with lentils and roasted chilli

This comforting Indian soup recipe is packed with flavourful roasted chillies and topped with a...

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Low-sugar coconut granola

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Low-sugar coconut granola

While most shop-bought granolas are alarmingly high in sugar, our granola recipe is lower in...

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Spiced courgettes with curried yogurt

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Spiced courgettes with curried yogurt

Vivek Singh’s spiced courgette recipe, served with curried yogurt, is a perfect vegetarian option to...

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Red lentil and chicken curry

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Red lentil and chicken curry

Dale Pinnock’s red lentil and chicken curry recipe helps to lower cholesterol and it’s rich...

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Falafels with tahini dressing

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Falafels with tahini dressing

This falafel recipe by Dale Pinnock combines anti-viral garlic and zinc-packed chickpeas, making it good...

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Turkish runner bean and bulgur wheat pilaf with garlic yogurt

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Turkish runner bean and bulgur wheat pilaf with...

This runner bean recipe, made with bulgur wheat and fresh tomatoes, makes a great vegetarian...

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Sherry-glazed chorizo and chickpeas

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Sherry-glazed chorizo and chickpeas

Make this easy Spanish dish of sherry-glazed chorizo and chickpeas. Perfect for sharing.

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Middle Eastern-spiced spinach and lentil soup with garlic yogurt

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Middle Eastern-spiced spinach and lentil soup with garlic...

Make the most of seasonal spinach with this fragrant vegetarian soup recipe. For non-veggies, chicken...

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Cauliflower fritters with spiced yogurt

22 recipe ideas for diabetics

Cauliflower fritters with spiced yogurt

These cauliflower fritters are an excellent pre-dinner bite, and are fantastic when paired with the...

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Sausages with creamy lentils

22 recipe ideas for diabetics

Sausages with creamy lentils

This comforting sausage dish uses green lentils, a great source of protein and an essential...

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One-pan roast herby fish

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One-pan roast herby fish

This one-pan roast herby fish recipe makes for an easy and healthy midweek meal.

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Boiled eggs with broccoli and pancetta soldiers

22 recipe ideas for diabetics

Boiled eggs with broccoli and pancetta soldiers

Swap bread soldiers for tenderstem broccoli in this healthy boiled eggs and soldiers recipe. A...

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White bean and rosemary bruschetta

White bean and rosemary bruschetta

There are times when you need a comforting snack, and this Italian one ticks the...

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Seared tuna with a Sicilian tomatoey potato salad

22 recipe ideas for diabetics

Seared tuna with a Sicilian tomatoey potato salad

This Mediterranean tuna dish is a summery number and it’s suitable for diabetics.

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