5 Diabetes-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes
November 19, 2018
Thanksgiving is all about spending time with your family and loved ones - and the turkey, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, and gravy. If you live with diabetes, Thanksgiving can be challenging when it comes to managing your blood sugar.
The good news is that you can still enjoy Thanksgiving while keeping an eye on what you eat. Here are 5 diabetes-friendly recipes you can use that are not only delicious for you and your family, but also help keep your carbs and sugar in check.
Million Dollar Spaghetti Squash Casserole
Try this low-carb version of the holiday crowd-pleaser made with spaghetti squash instead of pasta. It has all of the cheesy goodness with much fewer carbs.
Green Beans with Roasted Almonds
These green beans provide a perfect crispy side dish alongside your turkey and stuffing. The almonds add an extra crunch!
Pumpkin Spice Cake with Brown Butter Frosting
Did someone say pumpkin spice? Pumpkin-flavored desserts are one the trademarks of any cozy fall meal. Try this low-carb, gluten-free recipe, a surefire favorite for everyone at your Thanksgiving meal!
Rustic Mashed Potatoes with Olive Oil and Garlic
These mashed potatoes have none of the heavy cream or butter, but all of the flavor!
Cornbread is one of the ultimate comfort foods. Jalapenos and bacon add a twist to classic cornbread with this keto-friendly, low carb recipe.
For more tips about how you can enjoy and celebrate Thanksgiving worry-free, check out our posts on 7 tips for managing your diabetes this Thanksgiving and Can I Drink Alcohol if I have Diabetic Neuropathy?