Whether you’re a die-hard follower of football all season long, or fair-weather fan who enjoys a great excuse to get together with friends, here’s a roundup of recipes and eating tips for your game-day gathering. (Be sure to talk to your care team if you have any questions about your diabetes meal plan.)
Looking for some “party tricks” to help create healthier food that satisfies? Learn how a fun party menu might begin with some diabetes-friendlier guacamole and salsas!
Try one or both of these healthful, easy-to-make dips – caramelized onion dip and roasted red pepper and bean dip. Both can be made a day ahead and transport easily if you’re headed to a potluck. Serve them with an assortment of fresh-cut vegetables such as carrots, celery, fennel, radishes or bell peppers.
You won’t miss the meat in these flavorful Tex-Mex-inspired black bean burgers, with avocado lime spread. If you prefer conventional hamburgers, learn what people living with diabetes may want to know about recent guidelines and eating meat.
Pasta and pasta salads are often popular dishes for parties. Learn how to make your favorite pastas diabetes-friendlier and lower-carb by packing in the veggies and making some smarter choices for sauces.
If you live with diabetes and choose to drink alcohol, it’s important to be informed. Read more on what to know about diabetes and alcohol.
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