Diabetic Recipes

Think diabetic recipes are bland? Think again. All of our diabetes-friendly recipes meet dietary guidelines for people with diabetes and are taste-approved through the Better Homes and GardensĀ® Test Kitchen. Plus, every recipe is carb counted for you so you can enjoy a healthy and delicious meal with confidence. Having diabetes doesn't equal deprivation and our recipes taste so good, your family and friends will love them too. Yum!

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Who has time to cook? You do! These six recipes prove it takes...
Who has time to cook? You do! These six recipes prove it takes only minutes to make a delicious, healthy meal. Find easy recipes for 10-minute breakfasts, 15-minute lunches, and 20-minute dinners!
Enjoy our 14 fantastic plate method menu options! Use the plate...
Enjoy our 14 fantastic plate method menu options! Use the plate method formula for simple and delicious diabetes meal planning. Dinner has never been so easy!
Use your slow cooker to cook a roast or a batch of chicken...
Use your slow cooker to cook a roast or a batch of chicken thighs to shred, then use the meat to make three deliciously different recipes for a total of nine convenient diabetes-friendly meals!
We make grabbing a healthy snack easy! Get 23 quick, light, and...
We make grabbing a healthy snack easy! Get 23 quick, light, and delicious diabetic snack ideas so you're prepared when hunger strikes.

Most Popular Diabetic Recipes

We look for any excuse to incorporate juicy, antioxidant-rich...
We look for any excuse to incorporate juicy, antioxidant-rich blueberries into our breakfasts, desserts, and snacks. Whether fresh or frozen, the tiny-but-mighty fruits are delicious tossed into your cereal or yogurt, blended into healthy smoothies, or baked into muffins, cakes, and bars. Here are our best diabetic recipes featuring one of the sweetest power foods: blueberries.
No need to preheat! Whether it’s hot outside or you just...
No need to preheat! Whether it’s hot outside or you just need a quick sweet treat, whip up one of these diabetes-friendly desserts without ever turning on the oven. Find recipes for no-bake cheesecakes, simple cereal cookies, and refreshing fruit desserts that are delicious, healthy, and easy-to-make!
With some dessert recipes packing outrageous calories and carbs...
With some dessert recipes packing outrageous calories and carbs per serving, a satisfying treat might seem impossible to enjoy. Not so! Get ready to indulge your sweet tooth with the best of our brownies and bars that are lower in calories and carbs, easy to make, and so good to eat, you'll never know you're enjoying a diabetic recipe.
Coffeehouse drinks can pour on unwanted calories and carbs. Be...
Coffeehouse drinks can pour on unwanted calories and carbs. Be your own barista and opt for homemade beverages to eliminate the mystery. Our easy, café-worthy coffee and tea recipes are low in carbs and calories, allowing you to get your morning caffeine fix or afternoon refresher without jolting your healthy eating plan.
When it’s warm outside, grilling is a go-to method for...
When it’s warm outside, grilling is a go-to method for preparing meals—but the fun doesn’t have to stop with the main dish. Now you can end your barbecue with a rich, diabetes-friendly grilled dessert. Featuring fresh fruits, sweet marinades, and melted chocolate, these are our favorite healthy desserts you can make on the grill.
Fluffy pancakes are a quick and easy morning indulgence you don...
Fluffy pancakes are a quick and easy morning indulgence you don’t have to live without. Our healthier homemade pancake recipes are made diabetes-friendly with fresh fruits and hearty grains, so you can help yourself to a small stack without worry. 

Low-Carb Recipes

Sometimes it seems like meeting a list of dietary requirements...
Sometimes it seems like meeting a list of dietary requirements is an impossible task. Not so! Our selection of delicious vegetarian low-carb recipes will keep your diabetes on track and your taste buds happy from breakfast to dessert. 
Eating low-carb just got easier thanks to our favorite side...
Eating low-carb just got easier thanks to our favorite side dishes, which have 20 grams of carb or less per serving. Enjoy these mouthwatering accompaniments with your favorite entrées as part of your diabetic diet.
Slow cookers are the ultimate convenience, simmering foods to...
Slow cookers are the ultimate convenience, simmering foods to perfection for hours at a slow and steady rate. These low-carb meals (all with 35 grams of carb or less per serving!) allow you to save time and enjoy the foods you love with half the carbs! 
If your next meal seems hours away, choose one of these diabetic...
If your next meal seems hours away, choose one of these diabetic snacks to ease those hunger pains. A cinch to put together, each snack idea has 15-20 grams of carb per serving.

Diabetes-Friendly Dessert Recipes

We look for any excuse to incorporate juicy, antioxidant-rich...
We look for any excuse to incorporate juicy, antioxidant-rich blueberries into our breakfasts, desserts, and snacks. Whether fresh or frozen, the tiny-but-mighty fruits are delicious tossed into your cereal or yogurt, blended into healthy smoothies, or baked into muffins, cakes, and bars. Here are our best diabetic recipes featuring one of the sweetest power foods: blueberries.
No need to preheat! Whether it’s hot outside or you just...
No need to preheat! Whether it’s hot outside or you just need a quick sweet treat, whip up one of these diabetes-friendly desserts without ever turning on the oven. Find recipes for no-bake cheesecakes, simple cereal cookies, and refreshing fruit desserts that are delicious, healthy, and easy-to-make!
With their hidden calories and carbs, items at bake sales can be...
With their hidden calories and carbs, items at bake sales can be bad news for people with diabetes. Whether you’re organizing a bake sale of your own or just doing some baking, try these diabetes-friendly desserts and snacks. Customers won’t be able to resist our lighter versions of bake sale favorites wrapped up in festive packaging for a new look on the sale table.
With some dessert recipes packing outrageous calories and carbs...
With some dessert recipes packing outrageous calories and carbs per serving, a satisfying treat might seem impossible to enjoy. Not so! Get ready to indulge your sweet tooth with the best of our brownies and bars that are lower in calories and carbs, easy to make, and so good to eat, you'll never know you're enjoying a diabetic recipe.
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