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
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
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.
3 cups cubed unpeeled baking potato (about 1 pound)
1/2 teaspoon olive oil
1 small onion, halved, thinly sliced, and separated into rings
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
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.