Healthy Diabetic Recipes: New Year’s Eve Throwdown

The American Diabetes Association is hosting it’s first-ever New Year’s Eve recipe throwdown! Take a look at their latest blog post and vote to decide the winner! Vote by clicking here and sharing your vote in the comment section!

“It’s almost time to ring in the new year! To kick off a healthy 2013, five American Diabetes Association cookbook authors are going head-to-head in our first-ever New Year’s Eve recipe throwdown. And it’s up you to decide who will be the winner!

Which of these five fabulous and healthy recipes will you be serving at your New Year’s Eve party?

Chili Lime Shrimp

From Lara Rondinelli-Hamilton, RD, LDN, CDE, and Chef Jennifer Bucko Lamplough, Healthy Calendar Diabetic Cooking, 2nd edition

This dish is not only really flavorful but also beautiful. Serve them on skewers, in a lettuce cup or over brown rice for a main dish. They are easy and a huge hit at parties!

 

 


Spanish Style Dates with Bacon

From Robyn Webb, The Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook

This may be short on ingredients, but three powerfully flavorful ingredients are all you need for a spectacular appetizer. The sweetness of the dates, crunch of the almond and the smoky bacon all come together into one fantastic mouthful.

 

 


Bruschetta

From Barbara Seelig-Brown, The Stress Free Diabetes Kitchen

This recipe is quick, easy, nutritious and versatile and can be prepared a day or two ahead. The variety of toppings for your homemade Bruschetta allows guests to have it just the way they like!

 

 

 


Mini BBQ-Topped Potato Halves

From Nancy S. Hughes, 15-Minute Diabetic Meals

A “guy-pleaser” without the effort or heavy fat! Every bite is hearty and full-flavored. This dish is great year-round casual entertaining, buffet style or coffee table style. Great for game-day watching, too!

 

 

 


Jeweled Basmati Rice with Goji Berries

From Corinne Trang, Asian Flavors Diabetes Cookbook

This is a colorful, festive, nutritious, delicious and perfect side for the holidays. It is also naturally gluten-free!

 

 

 

This post is shared from the American Diabetes Association’s Blog ‘Diabetes Stops Here.’ To vote for your favorite recipe, please click the link above and tell us your vote in the comment section!

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