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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 Gardens® 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!

Diabetic Cookbooks

No time to make a dessert from scratch? We have delicious...
No time to make a dessert from scratch? We have delicious diabetes-friendly dessert recipes that start with a mix. Don't settle for boring desserts! Bake outside the box with our brownie-, cake-, and pudding-inspired recipes.
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!

Most Popular Diabetic Recipes

Kick-start your day with diabetes-friendly breakfast recipes...
Kick-start your day with diabetes-friendly breakfast recipes that are packed with nutrition and satisfaction. Enjoy healthy breakfast sandwiches, superfood smoothies, omelets, yogurt parfaits, and more.
Slow cookers are the closest thing to culinary magic. Simply...
Slow cookers are the closest thing to culinary magic. Simply throw in your ingredients, simmer all day, and come home to a miraculous dinner with little cleanup. Plus, we’ve lightened the carbs and calories, so there’s no limit to what your slow cooker can do!
If you think following a diabetic diet will leave you feeling...
If you think following a diabetic diet will leave you feeling deprived and depressed, think again. This recipe collection of diabetes-friendly meals includes classic comfort foods and delicious recipes that span the globe. Find your feel-full happy place while keeping carbs and calories in check.  
The truth is you don’t have to skip dessert if you have...
The truth is you don’t have to skip dessert if you have diabetes. Treating yourself every now and then can boost your mood and help prevent binge eating when stress strikes. Try these diabetic desserts that have been lightened to fit a diabetes meal plan and are so delicious you’ll be happy to share.
You can have a fresh, flavorful, satisfying meal that is...
You can have a fresh, flavorful, satisfying meal that is diabetes-friendly -- and it won’t cost a fortune or take all night to prepare. Enjoy this collection of 10 distinctive diabetic chicken recipes that elevate dinner from dull to delicious. 
Banana bread is a classic comfort food that’s perfect for...
Banana bread is a classic comfort food that’s perfect for a diabetic breakfast or healthy snack. We’ve added delicious twists to classic banana bread recipes, plus included other recipes for carb-smart breakfasts and snack options for diabetes – all under 250 calories.

Low-Carb Recipes

Whether you crave a homemade muffin, a brunch dish for company,...
Whether you crave a homemade muffin, a brunch dish for company, or crisp hash browns, you'll find it in this collection of diabetic breakfast favorites, most with carb counts of 20 grams or less per serving.
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! 

Diabetes-Friendly Dessert Recipes

Banana bread is a classic comfort food that’s perfect for...
Banana bread is a classic comfort food that’s perfect for a diabetic breakfast or healthy snack. We’ve added delicious twists to classic banana bread recipes, plus included other recipes for carb-smart breakfasts and snack options for diabetes – all under 250 calories.
You don’t have to avoid desserts just because you have...
You don’t have to avoid desserts just because you have diabetes—it’s normal to crave something sweet. If you don’t have time to make a healthy homemade treat, reach for one of these Diabetic Living BETTER CHOICE™ picks instead.
When you want something cold and refreshing, nothing tastes...
When you want something cold and refreshing, nothing tastes better than a fruit smoothie or icy blended drink. For a diabetes-friendly breakfast or snack, break out the blender and try some of these yogurt or nondairy diabetic smoothies packed with berries, veggies, and more.
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.