Diabetic-Friendly Recipes Just In Time For The Holidays

Filed under: Low-carb Recipes — @ November 16, 2006


Our friends at dLife have diabetic-friendly recipes for YOU!

The period between Thanksgiving and Christmas is chock full of festive celebrations of the season with friends and family. But for people with diabetes who have to be mindful of what they eat because of their disease as well as low-carbers, seeing all those scrumptuous desserts and dishes at all these parties is enough temptation to cause you to give in and put your weight and healthy in jeopardy.

That’s why our friends at dLife have come to the rescue with a very special Holiday Recipes link at “The Quintessential Diabetes Links Resource” blog featuring over 1,200 recipes of all kinds designed specifically for people with diabetes to help them enjoy the holidays without jeopardizing their health. You’ll find all the ingredients and even some special how-to videos about how to make these recipes using this resource.

Here’s a sampling of the kind of recipes you’ll find there:

BBQ BACON-WRAPPED SHRIMP W/BASIL STUFFING

32 fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells
Basil Stuffing
32 basil leaves, coarsely chopped
2 teaspoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 cloves garlic, minced
16 slices bacon, cut in half
3/4 to 1 cup bottled barbecue sauce

THREE KINGS COLORFUL QUESADILLAS

8 ounces cream cheese
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
8 small flour tortillas (try La Tortilla Factory)
2 cups fresh spinach leaves or 9 oz. frozen, thawed and squeezed dry
1 cup chopped sweet red pepper
1 cup crumbled feta cheese or other cheese

SILVER BELLS SPINACH DIP

1 10-oz package frozen chopped spinach or broccoli, thawed
2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 Tbsp fresh minced mint
1 cup sour cream
Fresh ground pepper to taste

Find out all the directions to these yummy holiday recipes as well as full access to the complete diabetes recipe archives compliments of dLife by clicking here.

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