Diabetes Forecast

America's Healthy Holiday Meal

Holiday Meal

During American Diabetes Month, we asked you to vote for your favorite foods for a holiday meal. Your picks inspired this special collection of healthy holiday recipes. Enjoy the season and get cooking to Stop Diabetes®

1. Herb-Roasted Turkey

Diabetes Forecast® Food Editor Robyn Webb, MS, LN, suggests roasting a turkey breast instead of a whole bird for luscious, lean meat with every slice. Fresh herbs add flavor and tantalizing aroma to this recipe.

2. Mini Cheese Quiches

Start your special celebration off right with some savory little nibbles to tempt your taste buds. Enjoy two mini cheese quiches per serving. These starters are sure to please your guests.

3. Broccoli With Hazelnuts

Add some good-for-you vegetables by cooking up our Broccoli with Hazelnuts. Rich, toasty nuts and fresh lemon zest transform this green vegetable into an elegant yet simple side dish.

4. Spiced Sweet Potato Casserole

Root vegetables are the original holiday comfort foods. Bring joy to your table with our Spiced Sweet Potato Casserole. This traditional favorite uses cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves to add a burst of flavor.

5. Orange and Walnut Salad

Citrus and nuts add sweet and toasty flavors to the holiday feast, making Orange and Walnut Salad a light and refreshing must-have for your menu.

6. Holiday Pumpkin Pie With Maple-Ginger Crust

When it comes to dessert, nutritious pumpkin pie is a great, lower-sugar option for a special occasion. Crystalized ginger and a kiss of maple syrup make the easy crust extra-special.

Cooking delicious, nutritious foods and getting regular physical activity are two important ways to stay healthy, whether you live with diabetes or are at risk for type 2 diabetes. Thank you for helping us to raise awareness and Stop Diabetes.


Watch Diabetes Forecast Food Editor Robyn Webb cook up the winning recipes for America's Healthy Holiday Meal.



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