Go Out to Dinner at Home

 

Go Out to Dinner...At Home!

Restaurant_menus Browse these diabetes-friendly menus for a special restaurant-like meal right at home. Check the carb counts before you head out to the grocery store to make sure the totals fit into your eating plan. If you need to swap out one of the higher-carb grain or starch recipes, or find a lower-carb dessert, just jump back into the Recipe Finder and search by carb level. Enjoy!

Diabetes-Friendly Cold Weather Menus

Menu 1:

Apple Slices with Gorgonzola Cheese
Parsley Stuffed Roasted Lamb
Roasted Butternut Squash with Pecans
Pears Baked in Red Wine

Total Carbs 54.7 g

Menu 2:

Bistro Baby Carrot Salad
Balsamic Chicken
Apple, Celery and Pecan Pilaf
Autumn Squash
Pumpkin Pie in a Cup

Total Carbs 64.9 g

Menu 3:

Frisee Salad with Blue Cheese and Walnuts
Salmon with Wilted Greens
Wild Rice Pilaf
Vanilla Almond Meringues

Total Carbs 74.2 g

Menu 4:

Herbed White Bean Pate
Venetian Fish Stew
Wilted Greens
Walnut Mushroom Rice
Stuffed Baked Apples

Total Carbs 66.5 g



Reviewed by Susan Weiner, R.D., M.S., C.D.E., C.D.N. 10/08

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Last Modified Date: February 15, 2013

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by Brenda Bell
Years before I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, The Other Half came out of a doctor's appointment with a diagnosis of "borderline diabetes" and an ADA exchange diet sheet. His health insurance agency followed up on the diagnosis with a glucometer and test strips. After a year or so of trying to follow the diet plan and test his glucose levels, things appeared to be back in "normal" range, and stood there until a couple of years after my own diagnosis. Shortly...
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