Healthy Recipes and Tips for People Living with Diabetes

Last week’s Healthy Recipes and Tips for People Living with Diabetes event at Chapel Oaks was delicious and informative! Thank you to everyone who attended. A special thanks to Katie Gleason, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist at St. Ann’s Community, and Todd Klugh, Executive Chef at Chapel Oaks, for combining a perfectly balanced lunch with education on diabetic-friendly foods.

If you were unable to attend – no worries! We’ve provided the recipes below. There are also helpful links to nutritional facts and information provided by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that can be found here: Carbohydrate Counting for People with Diabetes  |  Type 2 Diabetes Nutritional Therapy

 Breakfast: Parfait

1 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
1/2 cup whole grain cereal
1/2 banana
3 tbsp. walnuts

Makes 1 serving, 483 calories, 49g carbs


 Lunch: Tuna Stuffed Avocados 

1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
1/2 cup diced celery
2 Tbsp. chopped parsley
1 Tbsp. lime juice
2 tsp Dijon
2 tsp mayo
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
10 oz. canned albacore tuna
2 avocados
Chives for garnish

Makes 4 servings, 292 calories, 10g carbs, 23g protein


 Dinner: Roasted Pork Loin with Kale Salad
2 tbsp. chopped walnuts
3 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp honey
1 tsp Dijon mustard
3/2 tsp dried rosemary
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp salt, divided
1/2 tsp ground black pepper, divided
1 lb. pork tenderloin
8 cups baby kale
2 large red pears, slied into wedges
1/4 crumbled blue cheese

Makes 4 servings, 352 calories, 25g carb, 16g fat (4g sat. fat), 27g protein, 192 mg sodium

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