Round out your meal with these low-sugar, low-fat, and high-flavor side dishes.
Because there is not just one type of diabetes, there is no one diet that works for everyone. Our collection of side dish
recipes offer low-sugar and low-fat alternatives to otherwise unsuitable dishes for those looking to maintain blood sugar
levels and a healthy lifestyle.
First up is our Balsamic-Glazed Green Beans and Pearl Onions. Dress up green beans with pearl onions and balsamic vinegar to give this worthy-of-a-special-occasion side dish a nice flavor.
View Recipe: Balsamic-Glazed Green Beans and Pearl Onions
A traditional gremolata (garnish) features lemon rind, garlic, and parsley. We include briny capers in the mix to add excitement
to this side.
View Recipe: Roasted Summer Squashes with Caper Gremolata
Creamy goat cheese crowns a refreshingly bracing salad. Because the asparagus is shaved, it does not have to be cooked. Thick
asparagus spears work best when it comes to making ribbons like these.
View Recipe: Asparagus Ribbons with Lemon and Goat Cheese
For an easy side that's ready in less than 15 minutes, try these sautéed veggies. Only 3 ingredients are needed to enhance
the fresh flavors of snow peas and red bell pepper.
View Recipe: Sautéed Snow Peas and Peppers
This easy vegetable side dish adds color to the meal, and you can roast the green beans at the last minute while you finish
setting the table.
View Recipe: Oven-Roasted Green Beans
Try Butter-roasted carrots for an easy three-ingredient side dish that's perfect for busy weeknights.
View Recipe: Butter-Roasted Carrots
Summer savory is slightly bitter and has an aroma similar to that of thyme. It adds a unique twist to the typical combination
of tomato and basil.
View Recipe: Marinated Tomatoes with Lemon and Summer Savory