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Learn about a host of diabetes-related topics such as how many Americans suffer from this disease to how to easily adjust to a new diet after diagnoses. This section will provide you with the information you need to make informed dietary decisions regarding diabetes.

16 Diabetic-Friendly Meals

From a savory bacon and potato egg scramble for breakfast to an elegant pork tenderloin with olive tapenade for dinner, do not miss out on these healthy diabetic meals!


Want diabetic-friendly meals delivered straight to home? Look no further than bistroMD!

BistroMD offers a diabetic program built to manage blood sugars, facilitate weight loss, and lead to good health. The diabetic program was created by Dr. Cederquist as a specific response to a very real need that diabetic members expressed.

Dr. Cederquist combines the nutritional requirements of a diabetic diet with the delicious flavors of top-notch cuisine. A team of seasoned chefs and health experts create flavorful meals while keeping carb content moderated.

Healthy diabetic meals supply 25 net grams of carbs or less. They also deliver adequate lean protein the body needs to regulate blood sugars.

A diabetic menu online allows individuals to manage and control the rising chronic disease in the comfort of their own home. So take a bite out of these 16 diabetic foods!

16 Delicious Diabetic-Friendly Meals

From a bacon and potato egg scramble to pork tenderloin with olive tapenade, do not miss out on these healthy diabetic meals!


1. 7 Grain Waffles with Compote

Net carb: 21 grams

Waffles as a diabetic menu item? Sounds too good to be true!

Used with whole grains and nutritious strawberries or blueberries, this breakfast dream can be your healthful reality. It is also served with turkey sausage, which helps stabilize blood sugars.

Ultimately, the entire meal is well-rounded plate and packed with 17 grams of protein and 8 grams of fiber.

2. Artichoke Spinach and Roasted Red Pepper Frittata

Net carb: 15 grams

Treat yourself with this lavish frittata! The fluffy egg frittata is stuffed with artichoke, spinach, red pepper, and white cheddar cheese.

It is also paired with protein-packed turkey sausage to truly to get the day started and kept going.

3. Bacon and Potato Egg Scramble

Net carb: 21 grams

When thinking of a healthful diet, bacon and potatoes are often thought to be off the menu.

But bistroMD has created an appetizing bacon and potato scramble packed with flavor without high amounts of carbs and calories!

The breakfast also offers a little sweetness, as the scramble is served alongside cinnamon-spiced apples.

4. Bagel Sandwich

Net carb: 12 grams

BistroMD's bagel sandwich comes in three tasty variations: caramelized onions, mushrooms, and Swiss; egg, natural ham, and Swiss; egg, turkey sausage, and cheddar.

So fill that bagel void that is often created following a low-carb diet. The hardest part will be choosing which variation... Or select all three!

5. Smoked Chipotle Pork and Eggs

Net carb: 12 grams

Start the day with an nontraditional breakfast option! The trifecta of smoked pork loin, cowboy caviar, and salsa verde will transform standard eggs to a unique, well-balanced meal.

This delightful breakfast is served with a sweet corn and bean salad that is mixed in tangy red wine vinaigrette.

6. English Muffin Sandwich with Egg, Ham and Swiss

Net carb: 25 grams

Loaded with eggs, turkey sausage, and cheddar cheese, this English muffin sandwich is a healthful spin on an American classic. So, skip the morning drive-thru and treat yourself to this guilt-free breakfast item.

7. Chicken Mushroom Crepe with Cinnamon Apples

Net carb: 25 grams

Crepes are much more than light pancakes. They are versatile and take on numerous savory and sweet flavors, including this chicken mushroom crepe.

This diabetic-friendly meal is loaded with tender shredded chicken and domestic mushrooms then blanketed in a light and creamy sauce. The savory cream is then balanced with the flavors of cinnamon apples topped with dried cranberries and walnuts.

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8. Chicken Noodle Soup

Net carb: 14 grams

Say goodbye to canned chicken noodle soup and embrace the natural flavors of bistroMD's fresh alternative!

The natural flavors of this hearty soup features onion, garlic, parsley, and thyme and devoid of sodium common in most varieties.

9. Beef Chipotle Chili with Corn Pudding

Net carb: 22 grams

Cozy up with this authentic bistroMD creation! The courtesy of garden fresh veggies accelerates the nutritional profile while the sweetened corn pudding uniquely complements the robust chili.

Also packed with 16 grams of fiber and 26 grams of protein, this chili will leave the belly and taste buds satisfied!

10. Chicken A La King

Net carb: 12 grams

This dish is fit for a king and those managing blood sugars (and anyone else wanting to enjoy this luscious meal)!

Diced chicken is enriched in a creamy white and mushroom sauce. It is then paired with Italian-cut green beans that are infused with olive oil and fresh herbs.

11. Apple and Cherry Stuffed Chicken Breast

Net carb: 24 grams

Let the fresh apples and sweet cherries offer a sense of indulgence for dinner! The stuffed chicken is also served with a fresh, roasted brussels sprouts.

Served with tri-colored walnut quinoa, the protein content only accelerates with a whopping total of 30 grams!

12. Beef Stroganoff with Mushrooms and Linguini

Net carb: 25 grams

A rich cream-based stroganoff and linguini pasta noodles? Though most believe pasta deprivation is necessary following a diabetic-friendly diet, bistroMD imagines otherwise!

This beef stroganoff recipe combines sautéed pieces of beef with creamy Stroganoff sauce. It is then accented by button mushrooms, served over linguine pasta., and sure to please!

This hearty meal is also loaded with 32 grams of protein!

13. Blackened Salmon with Creole Tomato Okra Stew

Net carb: 10 grams

Fish continues to be encouraged related to its heart-healthy benefits. But in addition to supporting cardiovascular health, this blackened salmon dish is a diabetic-friendly meal option.

The dish incorporates bold flavors from the Big Easy, which features a blackened Norwegian salmon fillet. It is then paired with hearty Creole okra and tomato stew and pair with herb roasted cauliflower.

14. Chicken Meatballs with Lentils and Spiced Tomato Sauce

Net carb: 25 grams

Spaghetti and meatballs gets a healthy spin with this bistroMD diabetic menu favorite.

Flavorful lentils and veggies are layered with feta and fennel chicken meatballs, with a hearty tomato sauce harmonizing the dish.

15. Pork Tenderloin with Olive Tapenade

Net carb: 25 grams

Take a mini trip to France with this fancy meal! Pork tenderloin is served with finely chopped Kalamata and Manzanilla olives, capers, and drizzled with olive oil.

The lean pork is served with saffron orzo pasta and steamed broccoli, all components sure to please!

16. Eggplant Lasagna Casserole

Net carb: 14 grams

This eggplant lasagna casserole recipe is layered with a three-cheese blend of ricotta, mozzarella, and Parmesan. Oh, then doused in a rich marinara sauce!

Despite swapping out standard lasagna noodles with eggplant, the desirability is not compromised! Truly, this diabetic menu item might be light in carbohydrate, but is bold in flavor.

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