Check These Diabetic Friendly Recipes For Thanksgiving Dinner

diabetic recipes for thanksgiving

Check These Diabetic Friendly Recipes For Thanksgiving Dinner

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Being a person with diabetes does not anticipate that you no longer can enjoy your life and eat food that tastes good. A healthy diet does not mean that it is tasteless and bland. If you are fond of eating and are a diabetic, you do not have to sit in a corner and confine yourself to food that tastes awful. There are several diabetic-friendly recipes that you can opt for without having the guilt of succumbing to food that increases your glucose levels and your cholesterol too.

With Thanksgiving being a major food holiday, today we share some healthy recipes and ideas for your Thanksgiving menu.

Low-Carb Green Bean Casserole

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This low-carb green bean casserole is a very delicious and traditional dish that most of us would like to have for dinner. Usually, fresh green beans, onions, and mushrooms are added to the dish for garnishing.

The ingredients required for the green bean casserole are- 1 small onion, 1 pound fresh green beans, cleaned, trimmed, and halved 1 tbsp sea salt, ½ cup blanched almond flour, three cloves garlic, minced, ½ tbsp black pepper, 2 tbsp butter, ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese, two large shallots, thinly sliced, ½ cup heavy cream, ½ cup chicken stock, 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, and avocado oil.


Now, in a large skillet over medium-high heat, add avocado oil and fry the breaded onions and shallots in small batches.

Then remove the excess oil. And proceed.

Now, saute the garlic for 5 minutes in butter to medium heat.

After that, preheat the oven to 400 degrees. To the skillet, add heavy cream and chicken stock. Bring to a boil over medium heat and then reduce the heat and it to simmer. When the sauce has started to thicken, stir in parmesan cheese.

Add green beans to the sauce and transfer the traditional dish to a casserole dish. You may spread crispy onion and shallots out around the perimeters of the dish. And finally, bake for 15 minutes. Thus, your diabetic-friendly recipe is ready.

Cauliflower Stuffing

For all the cauliflower lovers, this low-carb version of stuffing is full of flavor. However: cauliflower is in-season! A half-cup serving is considered to have about 7 g of carbs.

To make cauliflower stuffing, one would require the ingredients such as One large Cauliflower (cut into small florets), 1 tsp Sea salt, 1/4 cup Celery, 1/2 tsp ground sage, 1/4 cup olive oil (or butter or ghee), two cloves of garlic, 1/4 cup Pecans, 1/2 tsp Poultry seasoning, one large Onion, 2 tbsp Fresh parsley, 1/2 tbsp dried thyme, and 1/4 tsp Black pepper.

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F and grease with any oil.

Chopped the ingredients and mixed them in a bowl. Toss it with olive oil, poultry seasoning, sage thyme, black pepper, and sea salt.

Spread the mixture into the baking sheet and roast for about 15 minutes.

Add parsley and pecans and roast again 10-15 minutes until browned.

Thus, the recipe is ready to serve and eat. These are some recipes for diabetic patients. Apart from that, Toasted Pine Nut Herb Pumpkin Muffins, Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie Cheesecake, etc., are diabetic-friendly recipes.

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