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Dining Out

Eating out with diabetes is easier with the right information. Use the tips in this section to take the stress out of ordering at a restaurant, or make your own restaurant-style recipes at home.
¡Delicioso! Turn to these diabetes-friendly recipes when...
¡Delicioso! Turn to these diabetes-friendly recipes when you’re craving Mexican food. Whether you’re looking for authentic Mexican recipes or Tex-Mex food, we’ve got skinny salsas, veggie-packed taco recipes, and easy low-carb casseroles that are sure to impress.
These hearty diabetic recipes for burgers and sandwiches, such...
These hearty diabetic recipes for burgers and sandwiches, such as grilled chicken, pulled pork, and brats, are full of protein and lower in carbs, making them smart (and delicious) choices for your healthy eating plan. Make a lean beef patty, or opt for a veggie burger or turkey burger—we’ve got burger recipes to satisfy your cravings without weighing you down.
We made over your favorite Mexican dishes to be lower in carbs...
We made over your favorite Mexican dishes to be lower in carbs and fat. Once you've had a bite, you'll be saying, "Mas, por favor!"

Best Foods for Diabetes

If you don’t have fresh fruits and vegetables on hand,...
If you don’t have fresh fruits and vegetables on hand, these Diabetic Living BETTER CHOICE™ bars can make a great snack substitution in a pinch. Just check the label to make sure they’re right for you.
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.
Fast-food restaurants aren’t ideal for a healthy meal, but...
Fast-food restaurants aren’t ideal for a healthy meal, but sometimes there’s no alternative. So how can you make the best of your quick lunch? These meals get the Diabetic Living BETTER CHOICE™ stamp—they’re all acceptable options within recommended daily limits.
A rushed morning doesn’t mean a healthy breakfast has to...
A rushed morning doesn’t mean a healthy breakfast has to go out the window. Avoid mid-morning hunger pains and vending machine temptations by stopping for a Diabetic Living BETTER CHOICE™ meal—an acceptable option within recommended daily limits—at popular fast-food restaurants.
When sugary, fatty, or salty treats seem to be calling your name...
When sugary, fatty, or salty treats seem to be calling your name, it can be tough to resist them. With a little creativity, you can satisfy your cravings with healthy snacks for diabetes. Here we show you how to bypass some of the most tempting snacks while still treating your taste buds and boosting your daily nutrition.
Good Fats, Bad Fats
In the past, eating low-fat seemed the way to go. Now experts...
In the past, eating low-fat seemed the way to go. Now experts say it’s fine to eat a bit more fat, but be sure to eat more good fats and less bad fats. We explain which fats fall into each category and why.

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