Today’s Tasty Diabetic Friendly Recipe

Type 2 Diabetic Friendly Food

Quick and easy to make.

This diabetic friendly recipe courtesy of  It is not rated anywhere as a diabetic friendly recipe, but nothing in it is going to get anyone upset watching their intake of anything.  It also has the advantage of being very tasty.
We brought this salad to an Olympic Opening Party.  We doubled it and walked in with a big bowl of it.   It was easy to make and proved to be very popular guests.  I got to load up on this and avoid some other tasty looking offerings that I taht wojld not make anyone’s idea of a diabetic friendly recipe.  I did succumb to taking a couple of cookies and this pound cake stuff that had lots of whipped cream, strawberries and blueberries.  Red, white and blue.  I felt obligated, the theme was very pro-American Olympian.
Fresh English Pea Salad with Mint and Pecorino

Fresh English Pea Salad with Mint and Pecorino

This simple salad boasts plenty of early summer flavor. You can substitute crumbled feta cheese for the pecorino. If you can’t find fresh peas, use frozen thawed petite green peas.

Cooking Light JUNE 2006

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: about 1 cup salad and 1 tablespoon cheese)


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup shelled green peas (about 1 pound unshelled)
  • 6 cups trimmed arugula
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shaved fresh pecorino Romano cheese


Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add peas; cook 1 minute. Drain and plunge peas into ice water; drain.

Combine peas, arugula, and mint in a large bowl. Add lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper; toss well. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.

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Today’s Tasty Diabetic Friendly Recipe was last modified: August 7th, 2012 by Dave LeBlanc
Posted in Diabetic friendly recipes.

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