Cheap Eats: Recipes That Won't Break the Bank
Recipes for diabetes-friendly fare that won’t break the bank.
Mix and match these courses for on-a-budget, carb-conscious lunches and dinners that will make the whole family happy.
Steamed Chicken and Rice Balls
Black Bean Hummus
Rosemary and Garlic Focaccia
Quick Taco Soup
3 Bean Salad
Pita Pizza Pizzazz
Baked Sweet Onion Dip
Quick Snack Nachos
Chili Bean Dip
Peanut Butter Pudding
Rice Pudding with Raisins
Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake)
Vanilla and Nutmeg Custard
Spicy Pumpkin Cookies
Reviewed by Susan Weiner, R.D., M.S., C.D.E., C.D.N. 10/08
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