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Where can you find diabetic-friendly recipes?

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Find diabetic-friendly recipes at the websites of the American Diabetes Association and Mayo Clinic. There are also diabetic-friendly recipes on popular cooking sites, such as the Food Network and Cooking Light.

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The American Diabetes Association offers diabetic-friendly vegetarian and gluten-free options made with readily available ingredients. For instance, make quick broccoli slaw by combining 1 12-ounce bag of broccoli slaw, 1/4 cup of raisins and 6 chopped slices of cooked turkey bacon in a bowl. In another bowl, stir together 1/4 cup of light mayonnaise, 3 tablespoons of nonfat plain yogurt, 2 packets of sugar substitute and 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar. Toss the dressing with the broccoli slaw mix, and serve.

Mayo Clinic provides diabetic-friendly recipes sorted into appetizer, bread, dessert, main dish and salad recipes. To make a creamy fruit dessert for diabetics, mix together 4 ounces of nonfat softened cream cheese, 1/2 cup of plain nonfat yogurt, 1 teaspoon of sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla. Mix the cream cheese mixture into a bowl containing 1 can of drained mandarin oranges, 1 can of drained water-packed sliced peaches, 1 can of drained water-packed pineapple chunks and 4 tablespoons of toasted shredded coconut. Chill the dessert before serving.

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