8 Places to Find Heart-Healthy Recipes for Diabetes

It’s tough to count carbs and watch cholesterol and fat to keep your heart in good shape, especially if you want to eat food you actually like. I’ve put together a list of websites that consistently provide heart-healthy diabetes recipes that taste good!

Did you know that it’s heart disease, not high blood sugar, that is the number 1 killer of people with diabetes? Heart disease kills more women every year than all types of cancers combined!

Where to find heart-healthy recipes for diabetes

  • American Heart Association has numerous recipes.

  • Allrecipes.com  offers recipes from home cooks and expert chefs alike. Make an account & set your preferences to “Diabetic” and “Heart-healthy.” You can sign up to receive new recipes delivered to your inbox.

  • Cooking Light has recipes from super-simple to gourmet.

  • When you hear “Food Network,” you may think of Man vs. Food or Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives.  Those shows feature some of the most unhealthy food around, but Food Network offers heart-healthy recipes too.

  • Try Tasty.com for some new takes on quick and easy dinners.

  • My Recipes offers recipes for healthier versions of family meals and comfort food.

  • If you’re feeling fancy, try the “healthy-ish” recipes at Half Baked Harvest.

  • Taste of Home has back-to-basics cooking, with recipes like Grandma used to make. Sign up for their “Recipe of the Day” while you visit the site.

No matter what kind of food you’re craving, there’s a healthier version of it to be found. Why not try something new this week?

Julie Cunningham has been a Registered Dietitian since 1997. An expert in diabetes care, she believes food good is the foundation of good health. When not talking about food, writing about food, or eating delicious food, she can be found in the the mountains of western NC, where she lives with her family and four legged friends.

Julie Cunningham

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