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2 Healthy Salad Recipes That Won’t Spike Your Blood Sugar Levels

By NaDica | Articles

Jan 05

People with diabetes know that the diet has a significant role when it comes to diabetes management. It is vital to eat fresh and healthy food all the time.

But sometimes that can get boring and exhausting. But even if you think you tired all, there is still a possibility to have something fast and healthy and still innovative.

In case you want to add some little extra next time at lunch do not look too far, cause we have two salad recipes which are fast and delicious.

You can have these salads before your main meal, or combine them with your main meal. Read on, to find out more.

#2 Salad Recipes

Salad #1 – Cucumber Salad

Necessary Ingredients

  • Thinly sliced sweet onion – ½
  • Freshly ground black pepper – ½ teaspoon
  • One thinly sliced English cucumber
  • Olive oil – 1 teaspoon
  • Apple cider vinegar – 2 tablespoons
  • Sugar substitute – 2 teaspoons
  • Sea salt – 1 teaspoon

How to Prepare

In a medium bowl add the onion slices and the cucumber, mix well. In a small bowl combine all remaining ingredients. Add the dressing to the big bowl and mix once more.

Nutritional Facts of This Salad

  • o grams of saturated fat
  • 1 gram of total fat
  • 38 calories
  • 292 mg of sodium
  • 6 grams of carbs
  • 1 gram of fiber
  • 3 grams of sugar

Recipe #2 – Greek Salad

Necessary Ingredients

  • Vinegar – 2 tablespoons
  • Crumbled feta cheese – 2 oz.
  • Five tomatoes
  • One clove of garlic
  • One cucumber
  • Three scallions
  • Black or green olives – 16
  • Olive oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Black ground pepper

How to Prepare

First in a salad bowl add the tomatoes, the feta, cucumber, garlic, olives, peppers, and onions. Then sprinkle it with vinegar, olive oil, and pepper.

Nutritional Facts of This Salad

  • 103 calories
  • 7 grams of total fat
  • 7 grams of carbs
  • 6 mg of cholesterol

These salad make a great addition to each meal. They are easy, delicious, and most importantly fast. You don’t have to be a great cook to prepare them, all you need is to love food.

Yes, these salads are for food lovers only. Which one would you try first?