5 Delicious Recipes From the Diabetic Cookbook

Being diabetic can be difficult, especially when it comes to eating the right foods. Here are 5 random recipes that a diabetic can enjoy as well as anyone else who is hungry.


1 lb. lean beef, cubed

2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. oregano

1/8 tsp. allspice

1 beef bouillon cube

2 c. boiling water

1 c. canned tomatoes

4 med. potatoes, cubed

3 med. carrots, sliced

3 sm. onions, quartered

1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen peas

1 1/2 tbsp. lemon juice

2 c. cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined

1 tbsp. cornstarch

Combine all ingredients except shrimp and cornstarch. Bring to a boil air fryer peach cobbler and add shrimp. Stir in cornstarch to thicken. NOTE: Serve over rice or noodles (count as bread exchange). 10 servings. Amount 2 ounces. Exchange: 2 low-fat meat, 1 vegetable.


1 1/2 c. skim milk

1 1/2 tbsp. all purpose flour

1 1/2 tbsp. reduce calorie margarine

1/2 tsp. salt

3/4 c. grated low-fat American cheese

2 c. macaroni, cooked and drained

1/4 c. bread crumbs

Combine milk, flour, margarine, and salt to make a white sauce. Return sauce to low heat. Add grated cheese, stirring constantly. Cook until cheese has melted and sauce boils. Remove from heat. Alternate layers of macaroni and cheese sauce in non-stick baking dish; cover with bread crumbs. Bake at 375 degrees until mixture bubble and crumbs brown. 6 servings. Amount 1/2 cup. Exchange: 1 bread, 1 medium-fat meat.


Chicken, boiled, skinned, boned, & chopped

1 can tomato juice

1 onion, chopped

1 tbsp. mustard

1 tsp. chili powder

Sweetener to taste

1/4 c. vinegar


1 c. dates, chopped

1 c. prunes, chopped

1 c. raisins

1 c. cold water

1 stick margarine, melted

2 eggs

1 tsp. baking soda

1/4 tsp. salt

1 c. plain flour

1 c. nuts, chopped

1/4 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 tsp. nutmeg

1 tsp. vanilla

Boil dates and prunes in the one cup of water for 3 minutes; add margarine and raisins and let cool. Mix flour, soda, salt, eggs, nuts, spices and vanilla. Add to fruit mixture. Stir to blend. Pour into baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.



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