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Diabetes-friendly recipes

Looking for delicious diabetes-friendly recipes? You’ve come to the right place! These diabetes recipes are similar to the ones you’ll find in our free diabetes cookbook – tasty, healthy, and with all the nutritional information you need to keep your blood sugar in check.

Our favourite diabetes-friendly recipes

free diabetes cookbook

These are just some of the many recipes you’ll find in our cookbook. Looking for a specific diabetes recipe? Let us know on Diabetic South Africans! A Sweet Life diabetes-friendly recipe cookbook has been our dream for years, and I’m so glad we can finally bring it to you. Just because you have diabetes, doesn’t mean you have to eat dull, flavourless food – or that you can’t eat the same food as the rest of the family. There’s actually no such thing as the diabetic diet, just the diet we should all be eating: full of green vegetables, plenty of fresh food and not too many carbs.

Spinach and Leek Pie

This spinach and leek pie isn’t just one of our diabetes-friendly recipes, it’s a family-friendly recipe.

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Boerie and Cauli Mash

Cauli mash is a great replacement for potato mash – and much more diabetes-friendly!

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Beef Lettuce Wraps

These beef lettuce wraps are not just low in carb, they’re also really tasty.

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Baba Ganoush with Tortilla Crisps

A simple, tasty, diabetes-friendly recipe for party guests.

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Guilt free Baked Chicken (a.k.a. healthy KFC!)

If you didn’t think you could eat KFC without feeling like you were cheating, you’re in for a treat!

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Hearty Beef and Bean Soup

A perfect winter dish for those chilly nights where you need something hearty.

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Special Occasion Flourless Chocolate Tart

If it’s your birthday and you need something special, look no further!

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Delicious Chicken Barley Salad

Watch your portion size of barley and this filling salad makes a diabetes-friendly dinner.

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