Cooking for Diabetic Guests

Thanks Sugarfree Sweetheart for these insightful tips on how to meal plan for diabetic guests!

Sugarfree Sweetheart

OK, you know the theory behind the diabetic diet and eating healthy. So, what do you do when you have a diabetic guest coming over?

Here are some quick and easy tips for Cooking for Diabetic Guests!


What to Cook?

  • Make at least one dish with vegetables. It could be the main dish, a side dish, a salad, or just some roasted vegetables. Just avoid the starchy veggies (potato, yam, etc) for this dish.
  • Make at least one dish with a healthy protein. It helps to know what your guest can eat in terms of protein and of course, it also depends on what you can cook with! If you are unsure of their requirements, try to include a variety of sources.
  • Choose good carbs – whole grains or whole grain flours or vegetables. You could serve sweet potatoes, cauliflower “rice”, brown rice, quinoa, whole-wheat rotis, mixed grain…

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