8 Easy Gut-Healthy Dinners for Diabetes

Fiber-Packed White Bean & Spinach Salad:

This salad features white beans seasoned with ras el hanout, a Moroccan spice blend, on a bed of lightly dressed spinach. Gently mashing some beans.

Chipotle Chicken Quinoa Burrito Bowl:

Grilled chicken coated in a spicy chipotle glaze tops this nutritious burrito bowl, loaded with vegetables and quinoa instead of rice for added nutrition.

Charred Shrimp, Pesto & Quinoa Bowls:

Quick and delicious, these shrimp, pesto, and quinoa bowls take less than 30 minutes to prepare. Feel free to customize with additional vegetables or swap shrimp for chicken, steak, tofu, or edamame.

Chhole (Chickpea Curry): 

A flavorful Indian chickpea curry, also known as chana masala, can be whipped up in just 20 minutes for a comforting and delicious dinner option.

Super Green Pasta:

Packed with veggies, this green pasta features a vibrant sauce made from kale, spinach, basil, pine nuts, and Parmesan cheese. Enjoy it as is or add grilled chicken or white beans for extra protein.

Veggie & Hummus Sandwich: 

This hearty vegetarian sandwich layers vegetables and hummus for a nutritious and portable lunch option. Customize with different flavors of hummus and vegetables to suit your taste.

Mixed Greens with Lentils & Sliced Apple: 

A satisfying vegetarian salad featuring lentils, feta cheese, and sliced apple. Using canned lentils saves time, just remember to opt for low-sodium and rinse before adding to the salad.

Miso-Maple Salmon:

White miso paste adds an umami kick to this healthy salmon recipe, balanced by a touch of sweetness from maple syrup. Leftover salmon can be used in other recipes like Lemon-Garlic Pasta with Salmon or Spicy Salmon Cakes.