What Are Some Diabetic Recipes?


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Some recipes suitable for diabetics include Zucchini Lasagna Skillet, available from the American Diabetics Association(ADA), and Cinnamon-Banana Cake, available from the Diabetic Living magazine website. The Mayo Clinic also has a variety of recipes for diabetics, comprising appetizers, beverages, breads, desserts, main dishes, salads, sandwiches, sauces and dressings, side dishes and soups.

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What Are Some Diabetic Recipes?
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Some of the Mayo Clinic's desserts are Almond and apricot biscotti, Decadent chocolate cake, Grapes and walnuts with lemon sour cream sauce, Zucchini bread, Strawberry balsamic sorbet and Rainbow ice pops. The Mayo Clinic's beverage recipes include Almond date shake, Fresh fruit smoothie, Island chiller, Nonalcoholic margarita, Sweet ginger tisane and Morning mojito.

Diabetic Living magazine's Cinnamon-Banana Cake with Chocolate Ganache combines whole wheat pastry flour and all purpose flour with baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and sugar, which may be substituted with artificial sweeteners for baking. This is then beaten together with eggs, banana, milk, oil and vanilla extract before baking in a fluted tube pan for up to 55 minutes. It is topped with a ganache of dark chocolate and fat-free half-and-half.

A low-carb alternative to traditional lasagna, the Zucchini Lasagna Skillet is made by combining strips of boiled zucchini with sauteed turkey, garlic, Italian seasoning and marinara sauce. It can be served on whole wheat pasta, notes the ADA.

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