5 Dinner Recipes for Better Diabetic Health

Who doesn't love a good recipe?


A recent study by Oregon State University reported that cooking at home is healthier than eating out.

*insert eye roll emoji here*

Of course, most of us already knew this. The thing is, though, while we ‘may’ have known this to be true, there was never actually any science behind it. Just plain old common sense.

So, they set out to examine 400 adults and their eating habits. They scored the adults on how healthy their overall diets were and surveyed how many homecooked meals they whipped up per week.

They found that the more homecooked meals, the healthier the diet.

Ready to improve your health and your culinary skills? Here are 5 delicious dinner recipes to get you started.

#1 Simple Vegetarian Meatloaf

This meatloaf has all the soul-warming parts that make meatloaf a comfort food without any of the guilt. Packed with nuts, it provides a healthy dose of fats that protect both your brain and heart.

#2 Taco Stuffed Sweet Potato

All the best ingredients of a taco put right into a heart-healthy sweet potato. Sweet potatoes brimming with vitamins, this version of a taco is actually good for you. Plus, sweet potatoes are the best.

#3 Pineapple Chipotle Salmon Tostada

Can you believe such a combination of flavors exists? Pineapple, chipotle, and salmon come together in this open-faced taco to deliver healthy fats and tons of flavor. Plus, it is served with guacamole, which I think is always worth mentioning.

#4 Vegetable Samosa Bowl

This tricky recipe makes you feel like you are indulging in samosas but, in reality, you are eating a bowl full of vegetables.

#5 Blackened Fish Taco Bowl

Fish is a great dinner option because it is a healthy protein without the drawbacks that usually come with meat. This blackened fish taco bowl makes your fish dinner a whole lot more exciting with all the fresh ingredients.


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Marquis is a freelance writer currently living in Ecuador. She contributes to health blogs as well as writes about her experiences as an expat in Ecuador. Her background is in Psychology but she has left that behind to write, on the road.