1-Week Diabetic Dinner Ideas

Diabetes is a very rotten disease. It has many complications and it drains a person of their life and well being. There are hormonal issues and risks at every turn of life.
Diabetic Dinner Ideas List:

1.Swordfish Steak and Spicy Corn Salad

  • 4-ounce Cuban-Style Swordfish Steak
  • 6 g carb (0.5 carb choice)
  • 190 calories
  • 1/2 cup Spicy Corn Salad
  • 15 g carb (1 carb choice) 89 calories
  • 1/2 cup Apple Crisp 24 g carb (1.5 carb choices)
  • 142 calories
  • Sparkling (Tonic) Water with a Lime Wedge
  • 0 g carb
  • 10 calories Total Carbs: 45 g carb (3 carb choices)
  • Total Calories: 431

2.Salmon and Pesto Mashed Potatoes

  • 4 ounces Salmon Fillet, Broiled
  • 0 g carb
  • 155 calories for wild Atlantic salmon
  • 1/2 cup Pesto Mashed Potatoes
    27 g carb (2 carb choices)
    199 calories
  • 1 Vanilla Bean Biscotti
    9 g carb (0.5 carb choice)
    63 calories
  • 1 cup Homemade Espresso or Brewed Coffee
    0 g carb
    9 calories (0 calories for coffee)
  • Total Carbs: 36 g carb (2.5 carb choices)
    Total Calories: 426 (or 417 with coffee)

3.Balsamic Chicken and Green Beans

  • 1 Balsamic Chicken Breast
    3 g carb (0 carb choices)
    181 calories
  • 1/2 cup Green Beans with Toasted Almonds
    5 g carb (0 carb choices)
    68 calories
  • 1 Whole Grain Dinner Roll
    18 g carb (1.5 carb choices) (for a medium round roll)
    74 calories
  • 1 cup Home-Brewed Iced tea
    0 g carb
    3 calories
  • Total Carbs: 26 g carb (1.5 carb choices)
    Total Calories: 326

4.Pork Chop and Corn and Bean Pilaf

  • 1 Adobo Pork Chop
    3 g carb (0 carb choices)
    189 calories
  • 1/2 cup Corn and Bean Quinoa Pilaf
    23 g carb (1.5 carb choices)
    128 calories
  • 1 Brownie Cookie
    12 g carb (1 carb choice)
    73 calories
  • 1 cup Water
    0 g carb
    0 calories
  • Total Carbs: 38 g carb (2.5 carb choices)
    Total Calories: 390

5. Chicken with Brown Rice Salad

  • 1 serving Chicken with Brown Rice Salad
    30 g carb (2 carb choices)
    280 calories
  • 1 cup Pear Wedges
    15 g carb (1 carb choice)
    81 calories
  • 1 cup Hot Tea or Brewed Coffee
    0 g carb
    0 calories
  • Total Carbs: 45 g carb (3 carb choices)
    Total Calories: 361

6. Ginger-Marinated Chicken and Couscous

  • 1 Spicy Ginger Marinated Chicken Breast
    7 g carb (0.5 carb choice)
    191 calories
  • 1/2 cup Hot Cooked Couscous with Chopped Zucchini and Carrot
    37 g carb (2.5 carb choices)
    110 calories
  • 1 cup Spiced Fruit Tea
    14 g carb (0.5 carb choice)
    56 calories
  • Total Carbs: 58 g carb (3.5 carb choices)
    Total Calories: 357

7. Cheddar Soup and a Side Salad

  • 3/4 cup Cheddar Soup
    13 g carb (1 carb choice)
    147 calories
  • Mixed Greens with Low-Fat Dressing
    1 cup lettuce and 2 tablespoons fat-free ranch dressing
    8 g carb (0.5 carb choice)
    120 calories
  • 1 Peanut Butter Cookie
    7 g carb (0.5 carb choice)
    66 calories
  • Home-Brewed Iced Tea
    0 g carb
    3 calories
  • Total Carbs: 28 g carb (2 carb choices)
    Total Calories: 336.

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