Diabetic Cranberry Jello Salad Recipe

cranberry jello salad recipe

So, you like jello molds, but need them to be low carb. Check out our Cranberry salad jello mold recipe. It has a simple but good taste with some nice cranberry and celery texture.

While it doesn’t have the sugar of your grandma’s recipe, it still is a great option for that summer picnic.

Diabetic Cranberry Punch Recipe

Serves 8
Prep time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 quart Cranberry Juice (Unsweetened, Cooled)
  • 1 quart Gingerl Ale (Sugar Free, Cooled)

Directions

Step 1. Mix together and serve shortly. You don’t want the bubbles to escape too long and the mix to become flat.

 

Nutritional Information 
Calories17
Total Fat0g
Saturated FatTrace
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium56mg
Total Carbohydrates3g
Dietary Fiber2g
SugarsNA
Protein1g

The nutritional content above is approximate, per serving. The figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number. (e.g., 1.4 grams becomes 1 gram).

Diabetic Almond Chicken Salad Recipe

almond chicken salad recipe

Adding the almonds to this chicken salad recipe gives the recipe a hint of sophistication and welcome complexity. Try this on a bed of lettuce for an ultra low carb choice or grab a couple of low carb whole wheat slices of bread for a proper sandwich.

Diabetic Almond Chicken Salad Recipe

Serves 4
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 20 minutes
Total time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 16oz Chicken Breasts (Cooked and Chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Celery (Diced)
  • 4 tablespoons Onion (Chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon Almonds (Sliced Thin)
  • 1/4 cup Ranch Dressing (Fat-Free)

Directions

Step 1. Bake or grill the chicken. When cooked thoroughly, dice the chicken into small pieces. Let cool.
Step 2. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Chill if desired.

 

Nutritional Content 
Calories233
Total Fat11g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol85mg
Sodium116mg
Total carbohydrates2g
Dietary Fiber1g
SugarNA
Protein30g

The nutritional content above is approximate, per serving. The figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number. (e.g., 1.4 grams becomes 1 gram).

Diabetic Dill Potato Salad Recipe

diabetic dill potato salad recipe

Just calling this a Dill Potato Salad recipe is really not doing this recipe justice. We add in sour cream, Dijon mustard, lemon juice and a whole host of other spices to give this simple recipe a professional restaurant quality taste.

It has very little fat and the carbohydrate count is fairly low if you watch your portion size.

Diabetic Dill Potato Salad Recipe

Serves 10
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 25 minutes
Total time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 medium slices Potatoes
  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream (Low Fat)
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise (Low Fat)
  • 1/2 cup Onion (Chopped)
  • 1.5 tablespoons Dried Dill
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon Mustard
  • 1.5 teaspoons Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • dash Pepper

Directions

Step 1. Peel Potatoes and cut into cubes (not to small). Boil potatoes until soft then allow to cool.
Step 2. In a large bowl mix ingredients with potatoes and chill for at least 1-2 hours.

 

Nutritional Information 
Calories106
Total Fat3g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol6mg
Sodium125mg
Total Carbohydrates19g
Dietary Fiber2g
SugarsNA
Protein2g

Diabetic Tabouli Salad Recipe

diabetic tabouli recipe

Tabouli salad is a classic Arabic recipe that combines cracked wheat, often called bulgar, with a variety of great vegetables and spices. The lemon juice, parsley, salt and olive oil really make the flavors standout.

The serving size is somewhat small, so this makes a great side salad, or you can add a little more and make a meal out of it.

Diabetic Tabouli Salad Recipe

Serves 8
Prep time 20 minutes
Cook time 20 minutes
Total time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Bulgar (Dry)
  • 3 medium slices Tomatoes (Diced)
  • 1 Large Green Pepper (Diced)
  • 1 medium slice Onion (Diced)
  • 1 Medium Cucumber (Diced)
  • 1 cup Fresh Parsley
  • 1/2 cup Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil

Directions

Step 1. Budget one hour to soak the cracked wheat in 2 cups of cold water. Meanwhile, dice all of the vegetables.
Step 2. When cracked wheat is ready, combine with the vegetables and all other ingredients. Toss the salad and chill for approximately an hour. You should serve this chilled.

 

Nutritional Information 
Calories106
Total Fat4g
Saturated FatTrace
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium80mg
Total Carbohydrates17g
Dietary Fiber3g
SugarsNA
Protein3g

The nutritional content above is approximate, per serving. The figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number. (e.g., 1.4 grams becomes 1 gram).

Diabetic Waldorf Salad Recipe

diabetic waldorf salad recipe

Everyone loves the classic Waldorf Salad. This recipe uses the ingredients you know and love and makes this salad healthier and diabetic friendly.

While we did not include lettuce in the ingredients, feel free to serve this recipe over lettuce. The affect on the nutritional content is minimal.

Diabetic Waldorf Salad Recipe

Serves 4
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 10 minutes
Total time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Sour Cream (Low Fat)
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon Juice
  • 3 Medium Apples (Peeled and Diced)
  • 1/2 cup Celery (Diced)
  • 2 tablespoons Walnuts (Chopped)

Directions

Step 1. Take the sour cream and lemon juice and mix together.
Add apples, celery and walnuts to dressing and toss. Make sure all the ingredients are covered in the dressing.
Step 2. Chill and serve as is, or over a bed of lettuce.

 

Nutritional Information 
Calories92
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol3mg
Sodium17mg
Total Carbohydrates16g
Dietary Fiber2g
SugarsNA
Protein1g

The nutritional content above is approximate, per serving. The figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number. (e.g., 1.4 grams becomes 1 gram).

Raisin Salad Recipe

Carrot Raisin Salad recipe

Low fat? Check. Diabetic? Check. Easy to make? Check. Try our raisin salad recipe and please the crowd with little work. If you can shred some carrots, or at least buy them pre-shredded, then you are in business with this healthy recipe.

Carrot Raisin Salad

Serves 4
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 1 hour
Total time 1 hour, 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Carrots (Shredded)
  • 3 tablespoons Sour Cream (Low Fat)
  • 1/4 cup Raisins

Directions

Step 1. Shred the carrots, if you didn’t buy them already shredded. Next mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Make sure the carrots and raisins get thoroughly coated.
Step 2. Chill for approximately one hour, then serve.
Step 3. Note: If you buy the carrots pre-shredded, you may want to soak them in cold water for several hours, as pre-shredded carrots are often dried out and have lost turgor pressure.

 

Nutritional Information 
Calories66
Total Fat2g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol4mg
Sodium25mg
Carbohydrates13g
Fiber2g
SugarsNA
Protein1g

The nutritional content above is approximate, per serving. The figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number. (e.g., 1.4 grams becomes 1 gram).

Broccoli Shrimp Salad Recipe

broccoli shrimp salad recipe

This is a low calorie, low fat tasty salad. Our broccoli shrimp salad recipe is a perfect accent to that summer party or as a stand-alone meal if you bulk up on the portion size. We added pasta to the recipe in the picture, but the nutritional content, below, does not include the pasta.

Broccoli Shrimp Salad Recipe

Serves 8
Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 15 minutes
Total time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Broccoli Florets
  • 1/2 cup Shrimp (Peeled and Cooked)
  • 1/3 cup Sour Cream (Non-Fat)
  • 1/3 cup Mayonnaise (Non-Fat)
  • 1/3 cup Plain Yogurt (Non-Fat)
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/4 tablespoon Salt

Directions

Step 1. Steam broccoli until it is tender but not mushy. Let cool.
Step 2. In a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients. Toss well and chill for several hours.

 

Nutritional Information 
Calories61
Total Fat2g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol34mg
Sodium244mg
Carbohydrates7g
Dietary Fiber2g
SugarsNA
Protein6g

The nutritional content above is approximate, per serving. The figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number. (e.g., 1.4 grams becomes 1 gram).

Diabetic Asian Infused Salad Recipe

diabetic asian infused salad

Our Asian Salad Recipe is inspired by the use of cabbage and tangerines to give it an exotic, yet familiar taste. Again, we try to use common ingredients but help you get new and diverse tastes.

We have not included a salad dressing with this recipe, so choose your favorite to go with it. However, just make sure you watch the fat content.

Diabetic Asian Infused Salad Recipe

Serves 4
Prep time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2.5 cups Grilled Chicken (Chopped)
  • 12oz Cabbage (Shredded)
  • 1 cup Mushrooms (Sliced)
  • 2 Medium Carrots (Shredded)
  • 2 tablespoons Cilantro
  • 1 Medium Cucumber (Thinly Sliced)
  • 4 Green Onions (Thinly Sliced)
  • 1 Medium Tangerine (Sectioned)
  • 1 dash Black Pepper

Directions

Step 1. Prepare all ingredients as described above.
Step 2. Don’t over think this next step. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl except the tangerines and green onions. Toss well.
Step 3. Add tangerines and green onions to the top.
Step 4. Entire salad makes 4 servings. Add your favorite low or no fat salad dressing.

 

Nutritional Information 
Calories231
Fat7g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol7mg
Sodium100mg
Total Carbohydrates15g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars8g
Protein28g

The nutritional content above is approximate, per serving. The figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number. (e.g., 1.4 grams becomes 1 gram).

Diabetic Cobb Salad Recipe

cobb salad recipe photo

This may be a diabetic Cobb salad recipe, but it is tasty good regardless of your health condition. If you have never tried a Cobb salad, then do yourself a favor and start with this one.

We have also included a homemade salad dressing option if you do not have a dressing you already like. All you have to do is mix, shake and your in business!

Diabetic Cobb Salad Recipe

Serves 5
Prep time 30 minutes
Cook time 15 minutes
Total time 45 minutes
This may be a diabetic cobb salad recipe, but it is tasty good regardless of your health condition. If you have never tried a cobb salad, then do yourself a favor and start with this one. We have also included a homemade salad dressing option if you do not have a dressing you already like. All you have to do is mix, shake and your in business!

Ingredients

  • 4 Hard Boiled Eggs (Egg Whites Only)
  • 2 cups Chicken Breast
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika (Diced)
  • 1 head Romain Lettuce
  • 1 Avocado
  • 2 Roma Tomoatoes
  • 2oz Low Fat Feta Cheese (Crumbled)
  • 2 teaspoons Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Honey
  • 1 Garlic Clove, Minced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • Lemon Juice (Approx 1 Lemon)

Directions

Step 1. Rinse and dry romaine lettuce. Chop lettuce into approximately 1 inch pieces. You can place in one bowl and serve family style or evenly divide into four individual bowls.
Step 2. Boil eggs approximately 10 minutes. Peel shell and remove yolks (discard). Dice the egg whites, but not too small! Put on top of salad.
Step 3. Add 2 cups of diced Broiled Chicken to top of salad.
Step 4. Peal, pit and dice avocado. Add to salad.
Step 5. De-seed and dice the roma tomatoes and add to salad.
Step 6. Sprinkle the feta cheese and paprika on top of the salad.
Step 7. Dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, honey, garlic, Dijon and lemon juice, season with pepper.
Step 8. Drizzle dressing over salads and refrigerate any extra dressing for up to 4 days in the fridge.

 

The above ingredients are for four servings of the diabetic Cobb salad recipe.

Nutritional Information 
Calories210
Total Fat10g
Total Carbs.10g
Protein 30g

Per serving, the salad dressing adds approximately 44 calories, 3 grams of fat and 6 grams of carbohydrates. Besides cooking the chicken, putting this together should take about 15 minutes, less if you cook the eggs in advance.

Diabetic Steak and Roasted Vegetable Salad Recipe

Diabetic Steak and Roasted Vegetable Salad Recipe is a crowd pleaser. The various vegetables, roasted, rather than raw, really produce a rich flavor not soon forgotten. You can also substitute chicken if you do not want the use steak. Either way, this recipe is fantastic and yummy good!

Diabetic Steak and Roasted Vegetable Salad Recipe

Serves 5
Prep time 1 hour
Cook time 20 minutes
Total time 1 hour, 20 minutes
Diabetic Steak and Roasted Vegetable Salad Recipe is a crowd pleaser. The various vegetables, roasted, rather than raw, really produce a rich flavor not soon forgotten. You can also substitute chicken if you do not want the use steak. Either way, this recipe is fantastic and yummy good!

Ingredients

  • 1lb Beef Tenderloin
  • 12 cups Lettuce (your choice) (Diced)
  • 1 Diced Red Pepper (Diced)
  • 1 Onion (Diced)
  • 6oz Mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 cloves Garlic (Minced)
  • 1 teaspoon Rosemary

Directions

Step 1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
Step 2. Dice the red pepper, mushrooms, and red onion into about 1 inch pieces. You don’t want to make them too small, as they shrivel up during the roasting process.
Step 3. Spray a roasting pan with fat free olive oil spray. Place vegetables in oven roasting pan and lightly coat the vegetables with the olive oil spray. Cook for approximately 20 minutes or until the vegetables are tender and just slightly burnt.
Step 4. Trim fat from meat. Spray a no stick skillet with olive oil. Heat skillet to Medium high. Sear both sides of meat/poultry. Turn heat down to low, place cover to keep steam in. Cook meat or poultry until done. Slice meat into thin strips.
Step 5. If you do not want to cook the meat on the stove, feel free to cook on a grill.
Step 6. Next, chop salad greens to desired size. Add roasted vegetables to salad greens and toss.
Step 7. To make the balsamic vinaigrette, mix the vinegar, minced garlic, and rosemary.
Step 8. Add Balsamic Vinaigrette and sliced meat/chicken, toss again and serve.

 

Nutritional Information 
Calories 450
Total Fat 20g
Total Carbs.10g
Protein 30g

The above ingredients are for four servings of the diabetic steak and roasted vegetable salad recipe. Putting this together should take about 25 minutes. The longest time is roasting the vegetables.