Rev up your healthy dinner menu with these main-dish diabetic soup and salad recipes with under 45 grams of carbohydrate and 400 calories and side dishes with under 30 grams of carbohydrate and 250 calories per serving.
This healthy soup is filled with fiber-rich barley, good-for-you veggies, and decadent sausage links. Toast the barley before tossing into the soup for a rich, nutty flavor.
Zesty shrimp, crunchy asparagus, and veggies are tossed in a homemade orange-garlic dressing for a simple, protein-rich main-dish salad with under 250 calories and only 18 g carb.
High-protein quinoa, creamy avocado, tangy feta cheese, and sweet grilled watermelon (one of the lowest-carb fruits) come together to make this the ultimate summer main-dish salad.
With grapes, goat cheese, grilled chicken, and crisp fresh greens, this restaurant-worthy, diabetic-friendly salad recipe fuels you with complete servings from three food groups.
Cook quinoa and use it in a delicious salad full of fresh ingredients like tangy raspberries and hearty beets.
This cauliflower soup uses garam masala, a mix of spices commonly used in Indian cooking, to give a flash of heat without adding salt. It has only 400 mg sodium and 85 calories per serving.
Crisp green beans, sweet edamame (soybeans), and creamy cannellini beans top fresh salad greens to make this updated version of the classic three-bean salad.
Even though this raspberry soup is chilled, a hint of jalapeno brings the heat. Bananas, raspberries, and a splash of orange juice make this soup reminiscent of a smoothie. With only 170 calories per serving, it's the perfect recipe for a summertime brunch.
All of your fiesta favorites are topped with a garlicky cilantro-ranch dressing in this satisfying main-dish salad that includes healthy fat from avocado, low-cal crunch from jicama, and a kick from fresh jalapeno.
When this soup simmers on the stove top, the comforting aroma will entice everyone to the table. With tomatoes, lime, coconut milk, and light beer, this soup with 10 g carb per serving is a recipe you'll make again and again.
Chipotle peppers bring a slow-building heat to this chili dinner with 43 g carb per serving. The hearty chili recipe comes together in under 30 minutes.
Antioxidant-rich pomegranate seeds, vinegar-spiked onions, and crunchy almonds brighten up this traditional yet healthy chicken-spinach salad.
Instead of high-carb noodles, this easy, five-ingredient stir-fry recipe calls for a grain- and gluten-free base of mixed spring greens or baby spinach.
Want a quick-fix side salad? Four ingredients -- red onion, tomatoes, vinegar, and a little sugar -- come together to make this beautiful tomato salad that pairs perfectly with grilled chicken or steak.
Corn, spinach, cherry tomatoes, and fresh oregano make this veggie salad a delight. Simple bottled dressing splashes on more flavor -- just choose a reduced-calorie version.