Yummy make-in-advance recipe for lunches and dinners all week long.

Eat To Beat Diabetes

Try this recipe from Healthful Living’s Tina Marinaccio, MS, RD, CPT. For more recipes, go to


1 cup dry wild rice
1 bunch scallions, cleaned, ends trimmed, thinly sliced 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 cup celery, sliced
1 cup fresh Italian parsley leaves
1 cup toasted chopped pecans


1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
1/4 cup tamari
1 cup fresh squeezed orange juice, or orange vinegar 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil


Cook wild rice according to package directions. In a large bowl, combine with scallions, peppers, celery parsley, and 1/2 cup pecans. Whisk dressing ingredients and toss with salad. Garnish with remaining pecans.

Nutrition Information Per Serving: 325 calories; 7 grams protein; 24 grams carbohydrate; 23 grams fat; 2 grams saturated fat; 0 grams cholesterol; 5 grams fiber; 523 mg sodium