January 5


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

By Gabriela

January 5, 2018

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

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

In case people 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.

[People can have these salads before their main meal, or combine them with their 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. People don’t have to be a great cook to prepare them, all they need is to love food.

Yes, these salads are for food lovers only.


  • Gabriela

    Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Diabetes Health Page, Fitness trainer and instructor has dedicated her career to educating and informing people for over 10 years. As one of the most passionate diabetes advocates, Gabi has worked tirelessly to ensure that those people receive the education and support they need to properly manage their diabetes and achieve their health, fitness and weight loss goals.

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