Make one of these mouth-watering tailgate recipes that are both easy-to-make and diabetes-friendly.
Fall is finally showing it’s colors and that means we’re in the heart of the football season. And with football comes tailgating alongside your family, friends, and fans just like you.You’ll likely face your fair share of tempting tailgate treats this season but you don’t have to deprive yourself completely. Instead, simply nosh on delicious tailgating recipes like those below. They’re taste bud friendly and diabetes-friendly too!
Can’t decide if you’re craving something sweet or spicy? Satisfy both cravings with this chicken wings recipe that will literally have you licking your fingers; it’s that good. With just six ingredients and the most simple of instructions, it makes the perfect finger food for any tailgate or fall party. The chicken serves as a healthy protein and the garlic is low in calories, but rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Serve these prize-winning wings with celery for even more health benefits.
Imagine getting the perfect bite of nachos every time. These little nacho cups make the food-lover’s dream a reality. Filled with just the right amount of guacamole, tomatoes, cheese, and green onions, each tortilla chip is a tiny bit of happiness all on its own. Eight of these miniature nacho cups equal just one fat exchange and one starch exchange. That means you can enjoy this traditional tailgate food with just a few tweaks while keeping your glucose levels under control.
What could be better than a creamy spinach dip that rivals the one offered at your favorite restaurant? A healthier version, of course! With an ingredient list that includes shallots, spinach, chives, and yogurt, this creamy dip is chock-full of nutrition. It takes just 15 minutes to prepare and is a very versatile side; meaning it’s delicious with either pita chips or your favorite sliced veggies. This dip also tastes great for up to three days if refrigerated, making it a tasty AND convenient option for your next tailgate party.
A party isn’t a party unless there’s salsa involved, whether it’s served at a tailgate or not! This fresh salsa is just that – FRESH. Made of whole, healthy ingredients including tomatoes, green onions, and jalapenos, it helps make sure you get your vegetable servings for the day. At the same time, the cilantro and lime juice combine to pack a little punch. At just 20 calories a serving, it helps weight-watchers as well. Talk about a delightfully healthy side that just happens to be diabetes-friendly too.
Whether you have diabetes or know someone who does, remember that a diagnosis doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy life’s simple pleasures. A tailgate party with your favorite people is one of those. So get ready to cheer on your team and try a few of the tasty tailgate recipes above. For questions about diabetes, insulin pumps or diabetes supplies, contact Focus Express Mail Pharmacy at www.FocusPharmacy.com or 1-866-403-6287. We’d love to share our expertise in helping you manage your disease and achieve optimal health.