Diabetic-Friendly Plant Protein Recipes 2018-01-18T19:32:20+00:00

A balanced and nutritious diet is essential for managing Diabetes.  Dietary protein and fiber are two key nutrients that do not directly impact blood sugar and actually help to minimize blood sugar spikes otherwise caused by simple sugars/carbs.

The following recipes contain a substantial amount of protein and fiber and are moderate to low in carbs and simple sugars. In addition, they contain an array of nutrient dense, super foods like chia, spinach, berries or oats to help support general well-being.



Lemon Vanilla Pancakes

Makes approximately 5-6 medium sized pancakes (as pictured) Ingredients ¼ cup coconut flour 2 tbsp Growing Naturals Vanilla Rice Protein 1 tsp baking powder ½ mashed [...]


Spicy Tomato Rosemary Scones

This recipe is vegan Make approximately 6-8 small scones Ingredients dry 1 cup chickpea/garbanzo flour (naturally high in protein and fiber!) 1/3 cup all purpose flour [...]


Tex Mex 4 Bean Vegan Chili

Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1/2 medium yellow onion, chopped 1 medium carrot 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped 2 scoops Growing Naturals original pea protein  [...]


Decadent Vegan Hot Cocoa

Makes 1 cup serving Ingredients 1 cup almond milk (or your choice non-dairy milk) 1 inch square of dark, non-dairy chocolate (or more if you want a [...]


Vegan Mac N Cheese

Makes approximately 2 cups of vegan cheese sauce Ingredients 8-10 oz of your choice pasta* 1.5 Cups potatoes, chopped 3/4 Cup carrots, chopped 1 cup water, [...]