Jan 182016
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I have been compensated by Glucerna for this post; however, I am sharing my own thoughts. All opinions are my own. #SteadyIsExciting

Back when Ashley was still in school and living with us, it was always on my mind to create diabetic friendly meals whenever possible.  This was sometimes a challenge when I was trying to cook for both a teenage girl and a tween boy.

Diabetic Friendly Meals: Roast Tilapia with Red Potatoes and Green Peppers

One of the diabetic friendly meals that we all could agree on was tilapia and baby red potatoes.  Cooking fish wasn’t something I was that familiar with back then, but I quickly found that it’s really easy to make.

Roast Tilapia with Red Potatoes

Diabetic Friendly Meals: Roast Tilapia with Red Potatoes

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Roast Tilapia with Red Potatoes
  • 2 oz fresh tilapia
  • ½ tsp. paprika
  • 3 oz red-skin potatoes, quartered
  • ½ cup sliced green bell pepper
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • Pinch of salt substitute
  1. Place tilapia in an oven-safe dish, and season with paprika.
  2. Add quartered red potatoes, green pepper, and lemon juice.
  3. Sprinkle with salt substitute.
  4. Cook in oven at 350°F for 45 minutes or until fish reaches an internal temperature of 145°F and vegetables are fork-tender.

Easy Roast Tilapia with Red Potatoes and Green Peppers - place all in the same dish and bake at 350 for 45 minutes

This particular tilapia recipe comes from the Glucerna website.  Just multiply the ingredients by the number of people you’re planning to serve.  And if you don’t have one already, I highly recommend a digital food scale.  It makes getting exact portions much easier.

If you have a diabetic friend or family member, you know how scary those blood sugar spikes can be.  Every time Ashley would come to us and say her blood sugar was low, it immediately sets you on high alert.  So even now that she’s living on her own, I keep Glucerna shakes and bars on hand so she can better manage her diabetes.

Glucerna products in the diabetes care section at Target

Ready-to-drink Glucerna Base Shakes are a great choice to pair with your diabetic friendly meals, too.  Glucerna products have CARBSTEADY, which includes slowly digestible carbohydrates designed to help minimize blood sugar spikes.

Glucerna is the #1 Doctor recommended brand of nutritional products formulated for people with diabetes.  And now between January 10th and 30th you can get 10% off Glucerna Shakes & Nutrition Bars at Target.  Simply load the offer to your Target Cartwheel app to save.

Diabetic Friendly Meals: Roast Tilapia, Red Potatoes and Green Peppers

What Glucerna products will you add to your diabetic friendly meals?

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About Liza

Liza is a mom (5-year-old daughter, 20-year-old stepson, and 24-year-old stepdaughter) and wife living in Louisville. She loves spending time with her family, visiting the local zoo and parks, as well as planning travel adventures. Cooking and baking, DIY projects and crafts, and coffee - lots and lots of coffee - round out some of her other hobbies.

  11 Responses to “Making Diabetic Friendly Meals? Try this Easy Roast Tilapia”

  1. Sometimes we think diabetes is only for older people but our young can get it too. Thanks for sharing your experience with this illness and eye opener. #client

  2. Roasting fish is seriously SOOOO easy! It always baffles me when people say they have NO IDEA how to cook it! ha ha! Perhaps that just cause I am a FISH-IANADO! 😉

  3. I have a relative with diabetes, this would be a great meal I can make!!!

  4. What a great recipe! I know my husband will love this, as he has diabetes also. Thanks for sharing this on Celebrate It!

  5. Diabetes runs in my family, so I know I should be better about being aware of my sugar intake. This dinner looks lovely!

  6. What a great looking meal!  Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you again real soon!
    Miz Helen

  7. I need good fish recipes and have to get back in the habit of adding fish to our weekly menu plan.

    Thanks for sharing with Small Victories Sunday Linkup. Pinning to our linkup board and hope you found some great posts to visit this week!

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