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

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

  By: Editors at DiabetesIQ  |  Published: October 23, 2021   
Published: October 23, 2021   

Best Lunch for People with Diabetes – Everything You Need to KnowBest Lunch for People with Diabetes – Everything You Need to Know
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For people with diabetes, many things that seem to be ordinary may turn out quite challenging. Take having lunch for example. This simple daily routine isn’t so simple for those who have to control their blood sugar. Many common lunch choices, such as white bread sandwiches, French fries, or pork ribs are out of the question due to high amount of carbs and fat. Luckily, there is an abundance of diabetes-friendly dishes that are quick and easy to cook and very delicious. So if you thoughtfully approach your lunch menu, you will be able to treat yourself to restaurant-worthy healthy dishes and make your day a bit brighter.

Here are a few of our favorite lunch dishes:

Chickpea Tacos

This is a recipe for a delicious and easy diabetic-friendly meal that is perfect for a weekend dinner.

Squid Stuffed with Mushrooms and Vegetables

A combination of squid, mushrooms, and vegetables makes this diabetic-friendly dish so delicious!

Quinoa Burger

This recipe is for a diabetic-friendly quinoa burger – a meatless burger that even meat-lovers enjoy!

Chicken Cutlets with Cheese

These chicken cutlets turns out very tender and flavorful thanks to the cheese. You can enjoy this diabetic-friendly dish with any side or salad.

Broccoli and Parmesan Fritters

Tender on the inside and crispy on the outside, these diabetic-friendly pancakes are extremely delicious and very easy to make!

Crispy Tofu in Lemon Sauce with Onions

An amazingly flavorful and diabetic-friendly tofu dish that is not hard to make and has a big chance to become your favorite tofu dish.

Stuffed Mushrooms

Try this diabetic-friendly stuffed champignon recipe – you will be happy with the delicate taste of dish! A perfect appetizer to complement any main course.

Green Beans Stewed with Mushrooms, Carrots and Corn

Green beans stewed with mushrooms, carrots and corn can be a great addition to any dinner entrée. A perfect diabetic-friendly side dish.


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