Diabetes Diet

Some Diabetes And Heart Healthy Cookbook Recipes For You

The Diabetes And Heart Healthy Cookbook is jointly published by the American Health Association and the American Diabetes Association. This cookbook brings you some healthy recipes that help you control diabetes and also maintain optimal health of your heart.

Salmon with mango and peach salsa

For the salsa

* A medium sized mango, chopped into pieces
* 1 cup peaches, peeled
* 3 tablespoons red onion
* 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeds removed
* ¼ cup fresh cilantro
* 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
* 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
* ¼ teaspoon ground cumin

For the salmon

* 4 salmon fillets with skin
* ¼ teaspoon salt
* ¼ teaspoon pepper

Other ingredients

* Vegetable oil spray


* Mix the salsa ingredients in a bowl.
* Lightly spray a grill with vegetable oil spray and heat it.
* Rinse the fish and pat it dry. Sprinkle salt and pepper on it.
* Grill the fish with the skin side up. Turn the fish after two to three minutes.
* Once grilled, serve the fish with salsa.

Wedge salad with gorgonzola and walnuts

For the dressing

* ¼ cup fat free yogurt
* 3 tablespoons fat free milk
* 2 tablespoons fat free yogurt
* 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
* ½ clove of garlic
* ¼ teaspoon salt

For the salad

* 1 medium iceberg lettuce
* ½ cup fresh green onions
* 1 ounce gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
* 1 tablespoon walnuts, dry roasted and chopped


* Mix the dressing ingredients together in a bowl.
* Spread the lettuce leaves on a plate and place the dressing over it.
* Garnish with green onions, cheese and walnuts.

Chicken stir fry with snow peas and mixed bell peppers

* ½ cup chicken broth, low fat and low sodium
* 2 tablespoons plain rice vinegar
* 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
* 1 teaspoon gingerroot, grated
* 2 garlic cloves, minced
* ¼ teaspoon pepper
* Vegetable oil spray
* 2 cups frozen peas
* 1/3 cup green onions, chopped
* ½ medium sized red bell pepper, chopped
* ½ medium sized green bell pepper, chopped
* ½ medium sized yellow bell pepper, chopped
* 2 teaspoon canola oil
* 1 pound chicken breast, boneless, skinless and chopped
* 2 teaspoon cornstarch
* ¼ cup water


* Mix vinegar, soy sauce, ginger root, garlic and pepper in a bowl.
* Heat a large wok or a non stick skillet on a medium flame. Remove from flame and spray vegetable spray. Cook snow peas, onions and bell peppers till tender crisp.
* Pour the oil into skillet and cook chicken for four to five minutes.
* Add the vegetables to the skillet followed by the broth mixture.
* Mix cornstarch with water and add to the skillet.
* Cook for 45 minutes or till the mixture is thickened.