3 Diabetic Recipes for Christmas

DIabetic recipes Raspberry Sherbet

The Christmas holiday is a time for celebration and great food. However, for some people that are on a special diet, it can be a time for deprivation. Those who have diabetes must choose foods carefully. Holiday foods just make it a bit harder, but here are some diabetic friendly recipes for the Christmas holidays.

3 Diabetic Recipes for Christmas


Cheesy Zucchini Bites


5 medium zucchini (about 6 inches long)
4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 pint cherry tomatoes, thinly sliced


Cut zucchini into 3/4-in. slices. Using a melon baller or small spoon, scoop out the insides and discard, leaving the bottom intact. Place zucchini on an ungreased baking sheet; spoon 1/2 teaspoon crumbled blue cheese into each.

Combine Parmesan cheese, basil and pepper; sprinkle half over blue cheese. Top each with a tomato slice; sprinkle with remaining Parmesan mixture.

Bake at 400° for 5-7 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve warm.

Recipe via Taste of Home

Main Dish

Fish Baked with Stuffing


1 large onion, chopped
1/2 tsp minced garlic
6 ounces mushrooms, sliced
2 tbsp reduced-sodium fat-free chicken, or vegetable, broth
1-1/2 cups crumb-type seasoned stuffing mix
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 pound lean white fish fillets
1/4 tsp dried basil leaves
Salt and pepper, to taste
1/4 cup dry white wine or chicken broth


Combine onion, garlic, mushrooms, and chicken broth in large skillet; cook over medium heat, covered, until onion is tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in stuffing mix and Parmesan cheese; spoon stuffing into large baking dish.

Sprinkle fish with basil, salt, and pepper; arrange on top of stuffing in dish, overlapping slightly, if necessary. Pour wine over fish. Cover tightly with aluminum foil, and bake at 375 degrees F until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 25 minutes.

Recipe via Diabetic Gourmet


Diabetic Raspberry Sherbet


1 (8 ounce) container sugar-free Cool Whip
3 cups skim milk
1 (1 7/8 ounce) container crystal light raspberry powdered drink mix


Stir together the milk and Crystal Light, making sure all the powder is dissolved. Freeze for 2 hours or partially frozen.

Spoon the mixture into blender container; cover. Blend on high speed until smooth. Return to bowl.

Stir in whipped topping.

Freeze 4 hours or until frozen.

To serve, let stand at room temperature 20 minutes to soften.

Recipe via Food.com

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