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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 diabetesfoodhub.org.

Ingredients

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

Dressing

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

Directions

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