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Special foods are a big part of most people's holiday celebrations. Check out diabetic holiday recipes and make a healthy meal and traditional desserts the whole family will enjoy.

Holiday Recipes

Having diabetes doesn't mean alcohol is off-limits. We've talked...
Having diabetes doesn't mean alcohol is off-limits. We've talked to diabetes experts to find the latest advice on drinking alcoholic beverages. How many calories does a margarita have? Does a glass of wine spike blood sugar? Will a beer derail your diabetes meal plan? From wine and spirits to beer and cocktails, our diabetes drink guide tells you all you need to know about mixing diabetes and alcohol.
Cranberries are the favored fruit of the holiday season, but you...
Cranberries are the favored fruit of the holiday season, but you don’t have to wait for the holidays to incorporate these antioxidant-rich berries into your healthy eating plan. One cup boasts just 13 grams of carb and is high in vitamin C. Enjoy the healthful berries in these diabetes-friendly recipes, including salads, cheesecake, and main-dish meals.
We baked our way through sweeteners to find the best options for...
We baked our way through sweeteners to find the best options for cutting carbs, lowering calories, and yielding deliciously sweet results for diabetic desserts!
Do you have diabetes and wonder: What can I eat at holiday...
Do you have diabetes and wonder: What can I eat at holiday parties and dinners? We have great tips to make healthier choices so you can still be festive while managing your weight and blood sugar goals.
It can be next to impossible to avoid sneaking a treat when you'...
It can be next to impossible to avoid sneaking a treat when you're standing at the door with a bowl of Halloween candy waiting for trick-or-treaters. Without too much guilt, choose one of these candies to sweeten your meal plan and daily carb count.
Yummy, tempting treats are everywhere this time of year. What do...
Yummy, tempting treats are everywhere this time of year. What do you do if you're following a diabetic diet? Good news! We've picked the best options from the holiday treat table. Just be sure to count them as part of your regular meal plan so your blood glucose and weight loss goals aren't forgotten.

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Frozen Pop and Ice Pop Recipes
When you’re looking to beat the heat, nothing’s...
When you’re looking to beat the heat, nothing’s better than a cold treat. Instead of reaching for high-fat, high-carb ice cream sundaes or bars, pick one of these light and pleasing options. With our simple, delicious frozen pop recipes, you can sit back, relax, and cool down with a guilt-free diabetic dessert. 
Spanish Rice
Just because you have diabetes doesn’t mean you need to...
Just because you have diabetes doesn’t mean you need to cut rice out of your diet. Instead of starchy white rice, opt for a whole grain rice such as brown rice, which is rich in vitamin B and antioxidants. Our diabetes-friendly rice recipes can help you maintain a healthy eating plan that tastes great, too. 
With gardens and markets overflowing with ripe fruits and...
With gardens and markets overflowing with ripe fruits and veggies, summer is the easiest season to eat healthfully. Whether you want to grill out with friends or cool off with a frozen treat, these summer-fresh recipes will let you enjoy summer's bounty and feel good — all season long.
The benefits of kale are no secret: The leafy green superfood is...
The benefits of kale are no secret: The leafy green superfood is loaded with phytonutrients, which can help reduce the risk of obesity, heart disease, and even diabetes. Learning how to cook kale is an easy way to give your immune system a quick boost. Whether you make kale chips or kale salads, our kale recipes will add flavor and antioxidants to your healthy eating plan.
There are so many ways to enjoy a refreshing chicken salad....
There are so many ways to enjoy a refreshing chicken salad. Whether you like hearty chicken salad sandwiches or just a simple salad with chicken, we've gathered a variety of diabetes-friendly recipes that pair the lean protein with light ingredients and lots of veggies. Check out our best chicken salad recipes that work for lunch or dinner.
Nothing says delicious and convenient like a fast, fresh, and...
Nothing says delicious and convenient like a fast, fresh, and easy pasta salad. And with so many variations—we have diabetes-friendly recipes for hot and cold pasta salads, meatless and chicken pasta salads—it’s a foolproof main dish or side dish to bring to any backyard barbecue or potluck.