Diabetic-Friendly Plant Protein Recipes2018-01-18T19:32:20+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.

 

2019-03-02T04:01:18+00:00

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 [...]

2018-01-16T20:06:39+00:00

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  [...]

2019-03-13T21:31:41+00:00

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 [...]

2018-11-30T17:08:54+00:00

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, [...]

2018-01-16T20:11:03+00:00

Fig and Almond Spiced Oatmeal

  I love oatmeal anytime, but especially in the Fall.  There's just something about cooler temps and changing leaves that makes me want all foods warm [...]

2018-10-04T21:21:35+00:00

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Doughnut Holes

OMG--these were SO amazingly delicious, fluffy and full of spicy-pumpkiney-goodness (pumpkiney's a word right?).  If you are watching your waist, don't even coat them with cinna-sugar--I promise they're [...]

2018-01-11T15:51:20+00:00

Strawberry Kiwi Kale Smoothie

This recipe is vegan, soy-free, gluten-free, dairy-free and nut-free Makes 2 servings Ingredients 2-3 medium to small green kiwis 2 cups raw baby kale 1/2 [...]