6 Diabetes-Friendly Low-Carb Meal Ideas

Gain better control over your blood sugars by holding the starch at dinner.


Turkey Meatloaf

Traditional meatloaf is made with marbled ground chuck, which is loaded with artery-clogging saturated fat, and bound together with junky white bread crumbs. Create a leaner, meaner version of your favorite recipe by substituting low-fat ground turkey for the beef, and slash the carbs by cutting out the bread crumbs. To stretch the recipe and add a blast of nutrition, mix plenty of chopped and sautéed onions, carrots, bell peppers, mushrooms, or other vegetables into the turkey. With these simple tweaks, you'll create a low-carb, protein-rich "turkey meatloaf" that's light on calories and big on taste!