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Best Fajitas for People with Diabetes – Everything You Need to Know

Best Fajitas for People with Diabetes – Everything You Need to Know

  By: Editors at DiabetesIQ  |  Published: October 29, 2021   
Published: October 29, 2021   

Best Fajitas for People with Diabetes – Everything You Need to KnowBest Fajitas for People with Diabetes – Everything You Need to Know
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Want a flavorful and delicious diabetes-friendly dinner, but don’t have much time to cook? – Fajitas can be a great option for you. This Mexican dish is one of the most suitable for diabetics because fajitas can be made very low on carbs and provide great mix of healthy fat and protein. Just make sure not to use some high-carb ingredients such as rice or white flour tortillas.

Instead, use ingredients such as corn tortillas, grilled chicken, and vegetables. In fact, grilled chicken breast fajitas are a perfect fit for a person with diabetes who wants to enjoy Mexican cuisine. Chicken breast is a great source of protein, while grilling is a very healthy way to cook it as there is no unnecessary fat used during the process.

Vegetable fajitas is another healthy option for people with diabetes. Using a combination of low-carb ingredients like lettuce, tomatoes, bell pepper, onions, mushrooms and avocado creates a delicious combination of flavors. Here are some fajita recipes that we like.

Chicken and Beans Fajitas

This diabetic-friendly spicy dish is a real quick and simple go to dinner dish that your whole family will enjoy!


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