We want real food!

For all those diabetics who are tired of tasteless, drab and generally unappealing recipes aimed at us. I'm taking a stand--who wants to join me? Post your healthy, but TASTY recipes that you love!

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Best Grilled Chicken Marinades

Started by Marie B. Last reply by Marie B Jun 2. 4 Replies

Josh's Cheesy Wing Dip

Started by Josh T.. Last reply by Marie B Feb 24. 1 Reply

Apple Creme Brulees

Started by Grant A Jul 20, 2013. 0 Replies

Playing around with Pancakes

Started by tmana. Last reply by allie_b Apr 6, 2012. 3 Replies

gluten free ?

Started by shae. Last reply by kms Feb 24, 2012. 8 Replies

Vegetable Soup

Started by Vonda K. Last reply by MadCollie Feb 3, 2011. 1 Reply

No Box Recipes for Working Moms

Started by Barbie. Last reply by Chef Robert The Happy Diabetic Dec 31, 2010. 2 Replies

Assorted Recipes

Started by beth. Last reply by Marie B Sep 24, 2010. 1 Reply

What's "real-food" to you?

Started by Andrew Jensen. Last reply by slepidi May 6, 2010. 17 Replies

Blackberry Clafoutis

Started by Helen Howes Mar 11, 2010. 0 Replies

Party Food - Appetizers

Started by Marie B. Last reply by Marie B Sep 28, 2009. 5 Replies

fruit smoothies

Started by David B.. Last reply by Marcia Jul 15, 2009. 1 Reply

Salads that Make a Meal

Started by Marie B. Last reply by Marie B May 24, 2009. 3 Replies

Three Cheese Manicotti

Started by Jeff Apr 10, 2009. 0 Replies

Lentil Stew!

Started by Caoilte Pickle. Last reply by Judith Sep 24, 2007. 1 Reply

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Comment by Sarah Keech on May 25, 2014 at 3:37pm

I am making a pesto sauce that I add almonds to. You could also add pine nuts. My pasta I add it to is about half steamed broccoli and a pasta made with chia seeds. Kind of like sneaking protein in there and the veggies make it not so high in carbs.

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Comment by harleychick on January 19, 2014 at 10:11am

anyone ever make oopsie bread?? made it and loving it for a no carb bread

Comment by Marie B on July 20, 2013 at 12:27pm

I was talking about stir-fried okra this morning in the chat room, and thought I'd see if my favorite recipe was available online, and I found it in a low carb recipe forum!

I have the same experience as the OP, I sample so much of it before it gets on the plate, there's hardly any left!

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Comment by Robert Miles on February 25, 2012 at 3:41pm

Sarah, some fruit juices should be worse than others for your situation. For example, orange juice usually comes with fairly large amounts of sugar mixed in to overcome the taste resulting from having machines squeeze the oranges without removing the peels first. It's harder to find the variety squeezed after the peels are removed, and more expensive.

If you can find juices from berries with no sugar added, they are likely to be a better choice.

You might also want to think about whether tomato juice would taste suitable with the other ingredients you use.

Comment by Sarah Keech on February 25, 2012 at 2:14pm

I want to try making some smoothies but juice always makes my sugars sky high. I think I will try one and see what happens with some water, some greens, some juice and some fruit.

Comment by Marie B on February 25, 2012 at 9:26am

oops Robert, I don't know why that happened, hmmmm. glad you were able to get the recipe. It's from Martha Stewart's little magazine called "Everyday Food". I like it because the recipes are easy, seasonal, and they have the nutritionals listed.

Comment by Robert Miles on February 24, 2012 at 5:52pm

I tried that link for the chicken and artichokes recipe, and found that the version of the link here on TuDiabetes works, but the version sent out in email doesn't.


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