If you have been searching for a diabetic-friendly eggplant dish, look no further! Eggplant Parmigiana is a layered baked dish, with slices of golden-fried eggplant layered with Italian tomato sauce. The addition of parmesan and provolone cheeses guarantee that it is full of flavor and so satisfying! Eggplant can take extra time to prepare, so […]
Where do you stand on The Great Tortilla Divide? I met my husband when we both worked at a Mexican food restaurant during college, and many times we overheard co-workers and customers discussing which is more authentic, the flour tortilla or the corn tortilla? Those were some riveting discussions, as you can imagine – fueled […]
Leading off our series of Italian cuisine dishes that are a good fit for Type 2 Diabetics is Chicken Piccata. Chicken Piccata is an example of the best type of home-cooked healthy food – fresh, appealing, and full of flavor! The savory pan sauce made of butter, lemon, parsley, and capers is extremely tasty. It […]
Grilled Chicken Kabob – called Jujeh Kabob in Persian cuisine – is perfect for Type 2 diabetics, low in fat and full of flavor. Such a versatile protein, it can be served with rice, or as part of a sandwich or salad. Jujeh Kabob is a typical entree of a Persian family meal. The platter […]
Asian Beef Salad is the best of both worlds. No need to feel torn between a salad or something with meat, because this dish has both. The freshly-made dressing is Asian-inspired and pulls it all together. Fish sauce adds some great flavor, but is high in sodium. So if you watch your sodium, be sure […]
Persian Celery Stew is a fairly quick stew of beef stew meat or mixed chicken breast and thighs, along with turmeric, onion, and LOTS of celery. It is brothy and delicious. It is one of the easier of the Persian dishes, and uses familiar ingredients and a straightforward braising method. Persian Celery Stew is my […]
Vegetarian Tikka Masala (cauliflower or gobi masala) is the perfect Indian dish for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. There’s so much flavor in this Indian cauliflower recipe! Cauliflower Tikka Masala is such an amazing dish. It’s pieces of roasted cauliflower mixed into a tomato-based curry, served with basmati rice and naan bread.