3 diabetes-friendly slow cooker dinners to try

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Updated Nov 12, 2016

Cooking for a diabetes diet can be tricky, but that slow cooker in your bunk or at home can be a great resource.

These recipes from the American Diabetes Association are a delicious starting point for a diabetes-friendly dinner.

1. Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pork Tacos

This recipe preps in 10 minutes and cooks in 8 hours. At a serving size of one taco, there are 270 calories with 3 grams of sugars and 90 miligrams of sodium. This one will also keep you full with 37 grams of protein per serving.

2. Slow Cooker Veggie Soup

Fall is the perfect time to break out a hearty vegetable soup. This recipe has just 135 calories per serving, with a serving size of two cups. It has 14 grams of sugars, 250 miligrams of sodium and 4 grams of protein per serving.

3. Slow Cooker Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

This recipe isn’t just diabetes friendly, but it’s budget friendly as well with an estimated recipe cost of $8.64. It has 275 calories per serving with 12 grams per serving.