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19

Nov

2014

Healthy recipes for Diabetes

Food is an important part of our culture. We don’t eat just to sustain ourselves — we celebrate with food, and we often mourn with it too. So it’s not surprising that if you’ve just been told that you have type 2 diabetes, one of your first thoughts will probably be, “but what will I eat?”


Following are 2 healthy recipes that you can enjoy–


Simple Veggie Tostadas


Ingredients


2 cups sliced mushrooms


2 small zucchini, sliced


1 large red bell pepper, chopped


4 Flatbread crispy rotis (Can be made like khakras)


Dash of Olive oil


Method:


Place a medium nonstick skillet


Add some olive oil at lit it till medium-high heat until hot.


Add mushrooms, zucchini, and bell pepper to pan.


Sauté 3 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.


Spoon about 3/4-cup vegetable mixture over black bean mixture (boiled black beans with salt and pepper) on each tostada.


Top with lettuce and salsa.


Chili-Fried Potatoes


Ingredients


3 cups cubed unpeeled baking potato (about 1 pound)


1/2 teaspoon olive oil


Olive oil


1 small onion, halved, thinly sliced, and separated into rings


1 teaspoon chili powder


1/4 teaspoon salt


Method


Arrange potato in a steamer basket over boiling water.


Cover and steam 10 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat.


Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.


Add onion, sauté 3 minutes or until tender.


Add potato, chili powder, and salt.


Cook 5 minutes or until potato is lightly browned, stirring often.


Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 1 minute and serve.


60

MIN

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