So you're planning out your lunch for the week and you're not sure what recipes will help you towards reversing your prediabetes. Well, you've come to the right place! Pick your favorite prediabetes- friendly lunch to help manage and reverse your prediabetes!
Prediabetes-Friendly Lunch - Tofu Vegetable Fried Rice:
Fried rice.... for lunch? You bet! This is our lightened up version of traditional fried rice. What makes this fried rice in particular prediabetes-friendly, you ask? well, the portion of rice is a bit smaller than traditional fried rice and we added tons of veggies and some tofu for a protein boost. The best part is, it has all of the amazing flavors you'd find in your chinese takeout. Don't believe us? Try it for yourself!
Prediabetes-Friendly Lunch - Classic Minestrone Soup:
Who doesn't love a nice, warm bowl of soup for lunch? This soup is the perfect go-to on a day where comfort food is the only thing that will do the trick. The best part is you can enjoy this bowl of soup knowing you're being productive towards your health goals. This soup is light on the pasta, packed with veggies, and loaded with flavor. Check it out and let us know what you think!
Prediabetes-Friendly Lunch- Watermelon Feta Salad
This salad is not your average, every day salad. We figured we love watermelon and we love salad, so why not just put the two together? Well, what we ended up creating is the perfect summer lunch. The crispy chickpeas are the substitute for croutons that you never knew you needed. This combination of fresh, crisp goodness is the perfect recipe to satisfy your taste buds without contributing to your prediabetes. Check it out below:
Prediabetes-Friendly Lunch - Tofu Lettuce Wraps
Lettuce wraps are a fun way to switch up your work week lunches. Our lettuce wraps have restaurant-quality flavor with all of the health benefits of a home cooked meal. We made our recipe with tofu, but you can replace it with any lean meat you prefer. The best part is you get 2 whole vegetable servings from it! What more do we need to say?
Prediabetes-Friendly Lunch- Pomegranate Brussels Sprouts Salad
Alright, we know what you're thinking. Another salad? Well this isn't any ordinary salad. This salad has the perfect mix of savory and sweet with the brussels and pomegranate combo. It's perfect on its own or it makes an amazing side dish. Bring this to your next pot luck or holiday party and you're sure to impress! The best part is you can enjoy it guilt-free knowing you're one step closer to reversing your prediabetes.
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