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Diabetes-Friendly Quinoa Salad Recipe

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Eating the right diet is imperative, being a diabetic. You need to include food items which are rich in fiber and have a low glycemic index. One thing that everyone craves during every meal is a nutrient rich salad. It satiates your craving for something delicious and also keeps you full for a long time. We have the perfect diabetes-friendly quinoa salad recipe, just for you!

Quinoa is rich in fiber and therefore, it is ideal for diabetics. Some other benefits of quinoa include- helps in improving metabolic health, rich in iron and magnesium, gluten-free, anti-inflammatory properties, among others.

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How to Make a Diabetes-Friendly Quinoa Salad?


  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 2 Bell Peppers, any color finely chopped
  • 5 to 10 florets Broccoli
  • 2 to 3 pieces Celery
  • Olive oil.
  • Salt – to taste
  • 1 tsp Curry Powder
Diabetes-Friendly Quinoa Salad Recipe


  1. Soak Quinoa in warm water for 15 mins.
  2. Place in a steamer for 15 mins.
  3. Take 1 tsp Olive oil in a wok and stir fry the veggies for 3 to 4 mins.
  4. Add the steamed quinoa
  5. Sprinkle salt and curry powder.
  6. Serve hot.

Read More: Quinoa for Diabetes – Proven Health Benefits and Cost Effectiveness

If you have any doubts about whether you should include Quinoa in your diabetic diet, you should always speak to your health coach. After analyzing your diabetic condition, they will offer you the right changes to your diet and lifestyle. Also, do not monitor your sugar levels on a regular basis.

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