Quite often, I find valuable resources when it comes to food, diet, and living a healthy lifestyle. These 10 minute, delicious recipes come from the publication Diabetic Journal. Enjoy!
Cucumber Hummus Wraps
- Spread 2 Tbsp hummus onto one 8” Low-Carb whole wheat wrap.
- Top with 1/3 cup fresh spinach; ¼ cup each cucumber slices, shredded carrot and shelled edamame, 2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil and 1 Tbsp crumbled feta cheese.
- Fold the sides of the wrap up over the filling; tightly roll up the wrap.
- Cut in half; wrap in plastic wrap.
- Place 4/3 cup grapes in an airtight container.
CARB 43g (fiber 11g, sugars 20g)
FAT 9g (sat.fat 2g)
PROTEIN 15g, CHOL 8mg
SODIUM 344 mg
Sesame Tuna Lettuce Wraps
- Place 4 large Bibb lettuce leaves in a lidded container.
- In another lidded container, combine one 2.5 oz pouch albacore tuna, 2 Tbsp sliced scallion greens, 1 Tbsp light Asian toasted sesame salad dressing and 2 tsp chopped fresh cilantro.
- Place ¼ cup shredded carrot, 1 Tbsp toasted slivered almonds and ¾ cup cubed fresh pineapple in separate lidded container.
- To serve, make 2 stacks of 2 lettuce leaves each.
- Spoon the tuna mixture onto the stacks; top with carrot and almonds.
- Serve with pineapple.
CARB 23g (fiber 4g, sugars 16g)
FAT 8g (sat. fat 1g)
CHOL 31 mg
SODIUM 341 mg.
Salmon-Stuffed Mini Peppers
- Cut 3 mini bell peppers in half lengthwise.
- Scrape out and discard seeds and membranes.
- Place the pepper halves, 14 thin nut crackers (such as Hint of Salt Nut Thins), and 1 6 oz peach in a lidded container.
- In another lidded container, stir together one 2.5 oz pouch boneless, skinless pink salmon, 1 Tbsp light mayonnaise, 1 tsp lemon juice, and 1/8 tsp each garlic powder and ground pepper.
- Refrigerate or store the containers in a insulated lunch bag with a frozen ice pack for up to 5 hours.
- To serve, spoon the salmon mixture into the pepper halves.
- Serve with the crackers and peach.
CARB 40g (fiber 4g, sugars 15g)
FAT 7g (sat fat 1g)
CHOL 40 mg
SODIUM 417 mg
** Refrigerate or store the containers in an insulated lunch bag with a frozen ice pack for up to 5 hours.
I hope you enjoy these quick recipes! Do you have any of your own? Please share! If you need help preparing the right foods for your particular needs, please contact me.
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