Delicious,Diabetes-Friendly Fall Recipes

Fall is the season for sharing delicious seasonal foods with your friends and family. With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time to gather some recipes that are not only tasty, but also diabetes-friendly! When you have diabetes, it can be difficult to navigate meals if you are not prepared, but we found recipes that will satisfy you. From savory meals to sweet treats, you will love these fall recipes!

 

Slow cooker pork chops

These fork-tender pork chops with a light, creamy gravy are simple and easy to make and pair perfectly with roasted vegetables, mashed potatoes, or a salad!

 

Spaghetti squash meatball casserole

Spaghetti with meatballs is a crowd pleaser, and this version keeps the beloved flavors without the carbs!

 

Four-bean and pumpkin chili

Fall flavors, filling, and warming…what else do we need? This hearty vegetable chili is a wonderful addition to a spread!

 

Oatmeal pecan pancakes

Oat flour is a great whole-grain alternative to wheat flour! Make it even better by topping it with a low-sugar fruit spread!

 

Low sugar gluten-free apple crisp

Nothing screams fall more than a bowl of warm apple crisp! Enjoy this diabetes-friendly that uses half the sugar but doesn’t sacrifice flavor!

 

Other tips to keep in mind:

  • Be mindful of adding plenty of protein, fiber-rich foods, and healthy fats to your meals.
  • Bake or broil instead of frying
  • Include non-starchy vegetables to your meals like broccoli, green beans, and spinach.

 

Diabetes Care

With some extra planning and these delicious recipes, you won’t have to miss out on the wide variety of fall foods. When it comes to managing your diabetes, a crucial part is paying close attention to what you eat, as well as engaging in regular exercise, and seeing specialists for any health concerns. For foot or ankle concerns, schedule an appointment with our diabetic foot care specialists at Kentucky/Indiana Foot and Ankle Specialists. Staying on top of your foot health is important to prevent and treat common problems like peripheral neuropathy, ulcers, and other infections.

 

Need help managing your foot health? Call 502-805-3338 for our offices in Louisville, Elizabethtown, Bardstown, Bowling Green, KY and New Albany, IN to schedule an appointment with our podiatrists today!

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