Are you keen to know which foods are best to avoid with diabetes? Or perhaps you're looking for diabetic-friendly meals? Whether you're looking for yourself or a family member with diabetes, we have lots of recipe and nutritional information to help.


With expert nutrition guides, low-sugar recipes, tips on how to manage diabetes and recipes picked by Diabetes UK, our hub below contains lots of advice on how to cook and eat safely with diabetes.

Discover our full range of health guides and check out some of our favourite healthy recipes, including healthy breakfast ideas and heart-healthy meals.

Diabetic recipes

Chosen by Diabetes UK, these recipes encompass all the principles of eating well for diabetes. From healthy carrot soup to chicken curry, salmon burgers, roasties and puds.

Falafel burgers in a pitta with salsa

Lower-sugar recipes

Filling lunches, healthy dinners and sweet treats, all containing less than 10g of sugar per serving. Enjoy paella-style seafood rice, chicken pie, baked banana cheesecake and more.

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Baked banana cheesecake

Low-sugar breakfast recipes

Low in sugar but high in flavour – discover our favourite low-sugar breakfast recipes (all 5g of sugar per serving or less), from naturally sweet pancakes and homemade muesli to many delicious ways with eggs.

Avocado & black bean eggs

How to eat to manage diabetes – top 10 tips

Douglas Twenefour, specialist dietitian and deputy head of care at Diabetes UK, explains what to eat when you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes and shares his top 10 tips for managing diabetes.

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Healthy cooking tips from Diabetes UK

A healthy balanced diet is key to managing diabetes. Diabetes UK share top tips for adapting recipes, planning ahead and packing a healthy lunchbox.

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