Diabetic Salads

Need a healthy diabetic salads ? A healthier diabetic salads is full of the strong vitamins A and C, which not only defend against the evils of pollution and anxiety, but also reduce the undesirable effects of high glucose levels. Healthy diabetic salad is a treat to crunch on, orange pieces gives the crispy veggies a delightfully tasty twist.

The researchers attributed that cabbage antioxidant properties, “offer a potential healing source of treatment of diabetes.” Hence, cabbage is a huge source of fiber, which is known to prevent diabetes as it helps to slow the absorption of sugar.

Here are some diabetic salads:

Ingredients

  • 1 cup  sliced cabbage
  • 1 cup coarsely grounded carrot
  • 1/2 cup  grounded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup orange pieces
  • 1/4 cup  sliced coriander
  • 1/2 tsp black salt
  • Salt to taste

Method 

  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a big bowl and toss well.
  2. Serve instantly.

diabetic salads

Nutrient values per serving

Energy 32 kcal
Protein 1.2 gm
Carbohydrates 6.3 gm
Invisible Fat 0.2 gm
Fibre 1.8 gm
Vitamin A 985.1 mcg
Vitamin C 36.7 mg

 

Cucumber Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 big cucumber or 2 medium cucumbers
  • 2 tbsp browned sesame seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered or 1/4 teaspoon liquid stevia
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar

Directions

  1. Peel the cucumbers to leave green strips. Afterward, slice the cucumbers in half lengthways, while scraping the seeds out using a spoon.
  2. Cut into very slim slices by using a food processor. Next put in a double layer of paper towel, while crushing gently to remove any excess moisture.
  3. Mix together the salt, stevia, and vinegar in a bowl. Stir to dissolve. Later add the cucumbers and sesame seeds.
  4. Toss well to combine and serve instantly diabetic salad.

diabetic salads

Spinach With Garlic Vinaigrette Salad

Ingredients

  • 6 cups spinach leaves
  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup sliced red onion
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper, ground
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tbsp  olive oil
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard

Preparation

  1. Mix all the ingredients, excluding the red onion and spinach in a big bowl, while stirring well with a whisk.
  2. Add the 6 cups spinach and red onion.
  3. Mix to coat.

diabetic salads

Ginger-Sesame Steamed Vegetable Salad Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons crushed fresh gingerroot
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 tablespoon salt
  • 1 cup cut fresh green beans
  • 4 cups fresh broccoli buds
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped unsalted dry roasted peanuts
  • Finely chopped fresh cilantro and fresh gingerroot

Directions

  1. In a bowl, mix all the first six ingredients.
  2. In a p, place steamer insert or basket over 2 in. of water. Place green beans, broccoli and carrots in insert. Take water to a boil. Lessen heat to preserve a simmer; steam vegetables, covered, 5-7 minutes or just till crisp-tender. Add spinach; cook, covered, 1-2 minutes longer or till spinach is wilted.
  3. Move vegetables to a big bowl. Add ginger mixture; mix to combine. Just before serving, sprinkle with peanuts, cilantro and ginger.

diabetic salads

Watermelon and Feta Salad

Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 little watermelon
  • 2 large peaches
  • 6 cups containing arugula, endive, and leaf lettuce
  • 1 cup feta cheese smashed
  • 2 tbsp toasted pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds

Lemon Dressing

  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Initially, make the dressing. Place the oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper into a 2-cup (500-ml) jar with a tight-fitting top. Cover and shake until well mixed.
  2. Using a knife, cut the watermelon into bite-sized pieces, discarding the peel and all of the seeds. Toss into a big salad bowl.
  3. Cut the nectarines in half and pit them. Place the nectarines on a cutting board, cut down, and cut lengthwise into slim slices; toss with the watermelon pieces. Rip the salad greens into bite-sized pieces and add to the fruit. Toss to mix.
  4. Smash the feta cheese over the salad. Scatter the seeds over the top and sprinkle with the lemon dressing; serve the diabetic salad.

diabetic salads

Greek salad

Ingredients

    • 2 big tomatoes sliced
    • 1 cucumber  sliced
    • 1 small onion sliced and separated into rings
    • 1/3 cup Kalamata olives
    • 2 teaspoons capers
    • 1/4 cup sliced parsley
    • 1/4 cup smashed reduced-fat Feta cheese

Dressing

  • 1 clove garlic, crumpled
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh- crushed lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Directions

  1. Mix tomato slices, cucumber slices, and onion rings on a big platter or in a large bowl. Top with olives, parsley, capers, and crumbled Feta.
  2. Place garlic, pepper, and lemon juice in a food processor and pulse 4 times. With the food processor running (hold lid over top of food processor to keep ingredients from splashing out), pour oil in a slow, low stream, processing until smooth. Pour dressing over salad and serve.

diabetic salads

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