Delicious dinner recipes which are easy to make and diabetes friendly. If you are trying to manage your type-2 diabetes, or cooking for someone in your family who is diagnosed with diabetes then these dinner recipes can be great addition to your rotation.
P.S. This list is divided in two parts, the first section features recipes from my website (click the recipe image/recipe title to go the respective recipe page) and the second section features recipes curated from around the web (click the ‘get recipe’ button, that will take you to the respective website for complete recipe instructions).
Let’s dive into the list…
Recipes from my website
This simple and tasty grilled lemon chicken salad makes a substantial meal or terrific for sharing at gatherings. It’s light, healthy and beaming with Mediterranean flavor!
This coq au vin recipe shows a great way of making succulent chicken with Brussels sprouts cooked in a delicious creamy white wine sauce. This is a simplified version of the French classic, a rich and deeply savory dish requires just a few simple, easy to find ingredients and a little bit of time.
Spinach and broccoli stud alternating layers of creamy bechamel sauce and cheese spread for a family dinner that will satisfy cravings while sneaking in the nutrients!
Pan-seared swordfish served with a colorful salad, makes for a delightful weeknight quick meal which is healthy and delicious.
These pork chops are amazing! So flavorful and tender. Your family will love it. Just follow the directions and you’ll have your best ever pork chops! The rub is not overpowering allowing you to really taste the difference.
Cook ’em, grill ’em, fry ’em, throw them in a pan with some oil and spices, and you’ve got yourself an amazing dinner. For passionate seafood lovers, they are a true delicacy, for others – an ooey-gooey mystery dish that they are not really keen on. In any case, this fried calamari salad will be like by everybody, that I am sure of.
This Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala is an easy and flavorful weeknight dinner made with chicken in a creamy tomato-based sauce with a lot of bold spices. Always a family favorite.
Authentic Steak Street Tacos, with original Mexican ingredients that taste so good you’ll never buy a taco on the streets ever! Use this recipe for a perfect and quick dinner. Serve it Mexican Street Corn on Cob in the side to make it complete Tex-Mex meal!
Scallopini (or scallopine) is an Italian dish that often features chicken, veal, and other thin, boneless cuts of meat pounded thin prior to cooking. It is ideal for tougher cuts of meat because pounding the meat tenderizes it. For this recipe, however, already-tender pork tenderloin is used for nearly melt-in-your-mouth results.
A simple chicken recipe which sounds and looks fancy, but is so easy and quick to make. Served with green and bright colored salad dressed with lemon vinaigrette creates a delightful meal which is healthy, filling and scrumptious.
Egg roll in a bowl is a deconstructed recipe of famous Chinese egg rolls, but minus the carbs. This recipe is wholesome, only need less than 30 minutes with very basic ingredients. You can easily modify the recipe as per your liking, I have used pork sausage but this can be made with any kind of ground meat.
Slow Roast Lamb Shoulder
Simply cover the lamb shoulder with my Moroccan-inspired marinade, then cook low and slow until the meat is succulent and juicy. Serve with potatoes, chickpeas and spinach or your choice of sides.
Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup
This recipe is perfect for a light, healthy and cozy dinner. It uses wholesome everyday ingredients and is sure to become a family favorite.
Chicken Thighs with Creamy Bacon Mushroom Thyme Sauce
Chicken thighs with creamy bacon mushroom thyme sauce – this is one of the best chicken thigh recipes I ever made. Easy, delicious, and perfect for bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs! (Keto – Low Carb – Gluten Free)
Spinach Mushroom Quinoa Skillet
This parmesan spinach mushroom quinoa recipe is the ultimate win for vegetarian weeknight dinners.
Brazilian Fish Stew (Moqueca!)
A simple Brazilian fish stew called Moqueca made with your choice of fish and simmered in coconut milk with onion, tomatoes, chilies and lime. East, fast and full of flavor!
One Pan Moroccan Lemon Olive Chicken
With bursting flavors a simple and delicious weeknight dinner which you can make in a pan and no need to plan ahead. Serve it with couscous or rice to sop up all those tasty olives and sauce.
One-Pot Rustic Homemade German Goulash Recipe
german goulash is a hearty beef stew, seasoned with onion, paprika and caraway seed. It’s simple but rich and comforting one pot meal that’s great over egg noodles, mashed potatoes or spaetzle. You can cook this recipe in a dutch oven, slow cooker or Instant Pot. It only takes 30 minutes of hands-on prep for a delicious, home cooked meal.
Ginger Garlic Noodle Soup with Bok Choy
Ginger Garlic Noodle Soup with Bok Choy is a nutritious, Comforting, recipe with a vegetarian broth, noodles, mushrooms, and baby Bok Choy. You can easily make this Bok Choy Soup your own by adding chicken, shrimp, spicy chilis, or other veggies.
Marry Me Chicken (Chicken in a Sun Dried Tomato Cream Sauce)
Marry me chicken is about to become your new favorite chicken recipe! This crowd-pleaser takes juicy, tender chicken breasts and marries them with an incredible parmesan cream sauce, sun dried tomatoes, and fresh basil for a rich, flavorful main course everyone will love.
Baked Cod in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
A healthy baked cod recipe baked in a creamy roasted red pepper sauce. The roasted red pepper sauce is dairy free.
Moroccan Fish Tagine with Ginger & Saffron
You won’t need a tagine to make this delicious fish recipe, you can use a covered casserole, a dutch oven or a crockpot. It’s a long braise over low heat, with the ingredients on the bottom cooked in liquid, and those on top cooked with steam. What I love most about Moroccan tagines are the spices that are used to flavor the dish.
Nova Scotia Seafood Chowder
Nova Scotia seafood chowder is rich, creamy, and loaded with fresh seafood! It’s a versatile soup you can make with any fresh or frozen seafood you like.
Easy Wonton Soup
Homemade wonton soup is easy to make! Each hearty bowl consists of plump pork dumplings, fresh vegetables, and jumbo shrimp. This recipe makes a big batch too, so you can freeze leftovers and reheat for later.
Ginger Garlic Baked Salmon
Ginger Garlic Baked Salmon – the best and easiest asian salmon marinade made with delicious ginger and garlic. The result is moist, flavorful, and juicy.
Creamy French Onion and Mushroom Soup.
This Creamy French Onion and Mushroom Soup is the best bowl of cozy french onion soup. It has everything you love about a warming, cheesy bowl of French onion soup…only better.
Butter Basted Turkey Legs and Thighs with Fresh Herbs
A sure way to keep cheaper cuts of turkey moist and tasting great is with butter. Butter Basted Turkey Legs and Thighs with Fresh Herbs guarantee flavour and moistness! These are a great option of those of us who don’t have a large family for dinner. There’s no need to buy a whole turkey!
Vibrant Curry Cashew Chickpea Quinoa Salad
Vibrant curry cashew chickpea quinoa salad packed with veggies and delicious flavor from curry powder, fresh ginger, turmeric and sweet and spicy maple glazed cashews. This wonderful vegan curry chickpea quinoa salad is easy to make for the perfect main meal or healthy side dish!
Mediterranean Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
Juicy, tender Stuffed Pork Tenderloin is filled with a Mediterranean spinach and feta cheese blend and then covered in a tangy balsamic and rosemary sauce. Any home cook can make this gorgeous pork tenderloin recipe with restaurant-worthy results!
Creamy Tomato Sauce Tilapia Recipe
Could this Creamy Tomato Sauce Tilapia recipe be any more perfect? Maybe… but I don’t think so! You’ll love these easy tilapia fillets, pan-seared and served up in a creamy, buttery tomato sauce.
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