What you have in your pantry is essential to you health. Their are definitely some do’s and dont’s. Here are some diabetes friendly foods that you might want in your pantry. So the next time you go shopping look for some of these items.
Whole grain: Make everything in your pantry whole grain, if anything all rice and quinoa should be.
Oatmeal: Oatmeal is a great low-fat breakfast that is high fiber.
Whole grain pasta: always choose whole grain or regular pasta.
Flavored Olive oil: Try citron oil over chicken, vegetable or salad. Its less in calories and healthier for you
Low-sodium bean soup: This is a great from homemade meals and lean meats.
No-Salt added canned veggies: Drained vegetable and add to a salad or as a side dish for a high nutrition meal.
High-fiber cracker bread: This bread will keep you feeling fuller longer.
No-salt seasoning: This is a great alternative to season over your food instead regular salt.
Canned Tuna and Chicken: They are high in protein either add to salad, sandwich or eat alone.
Marinara Sauce: For pasta or make a mini pizza with the all natural sauces.
Nuts: If I said it before I’ll say it again. Nuts contain fatty acid that is a great for a healthy heart.
Canned fruit: Make sure to drain the juice first but you can cover the amount fruits need daily with one can.
Vanilla wafer: They are addicting but tasty! Try not to eat more than 3 a day as a treat! Or add it to low fat pudding to add a little crunch to your dessert!
No-salt added canned beans: These are great to add to soups or dips, try white, black, kidney, and garbanzo.
Balsamic Vinegar: This is a dressing that should everyone’s pantry for salad dressing its tasty and healthier.