You know for a fact that eating lots of vegetables and fruits is good for you. The best way to do this is to make salads where you will combine a mixture of different foods. However, making your own salad does not mean throwing in every ingredient you can think of. For those with diabetes and if you want to reduce your risk of this disease, prepare the following 3 types of salads.
Recipe 1 – The Garlic-Spinach combination
What you need?
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- Half a teaspoon of Dijon Mustard
- About 6 ounces of baby spinach leaves
- 1 tablespoon of white wine vinegar
- A little bit of salt (something around 2/8 tablespoon)
- Half a cup of red onion (sliced if possible)
- A quarter tablespoon of grounded pepper (black)
- 1 to 2 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil
Besides the onions and the spinach, mix everything into a large bowl and them blend them together. After that, throw in the red onions and the spinach and it is ready to serve.
Recipe 2 – Cucumber and Endive Combination
What you need? Prepare the following
- Olive oil
- About 300gms of Cucumbers
- About 15gm of black olives
- Some Endives (about 90gms)
- Some salt
First, clean the endives. When you wash the cucumbers, cut them into circles and keep the peels. Mixt them together and serve.
Recipe 3 – The Cucumber Specialty
What you need?
- 1 tablespoon of stevia
- 1 large cucumber (or 2 medium ones, whichever is applicable)
- A quarter cup of rice vinegar and salt each
- 2 tablespoons of toasted sesame seeds
What you need to do is to peel the cucumbers and then wash them. Then cut them into halves and remove the seeds if possible. Using paper towels, delicately squeeze them for any moisture left behind before blending them with the rest of the ingredients and then it is ready to serve.