Diabetes Recipes: Low-Fat, Plant-Based, Whole-Food Nutrition

Recipes to Reverse Insulin Resistance

Tara Kemp
My Recipes
Cauliflower Power SaladBy Tara KempThis Asian-inspired salad is full of color and life! There is no cooking involved in this dish, and in minutes, you'll have a bowl full of cruciferous goodness to feed a crowd! This recipe goes great on a bed of greens, bundled up in a wrap, or all by itself! (Recipe by Erin Stancyzk of EatMoveRest.com)
Chickpea “Tuna” SushiBy Tara KempThis delicious recipe puts a fun twist on traditional flavors. Homemade sushi is actually easier than it looks, and tastes even better than what you'd get at a restaurant. Created by our friend Nina Gelbke of "Naturally Nina."
Mint Chocolate Chip “Nice” CreamBy Tara KempIf you've been craving your beloved mint chip ice-cream, we're here for you. This recipe is reminiscent of the traditional version, just as creamy and dreamy, but with way healthier ingredients that actually support you in reversing insulin resistance. Recipe and photos by Erin Stanczyk at EatMoveRest.com.
Curried Red Lentil SoupBy Tara KempThis red lentil stew has the perfect balance of being spicy and subtly sweet. It's best served on top of a bed of spinach. If you are not living with a high level of insulin resistance, top your serving with a little diced avocado to round out the flavors.
Savory Steel Cut Oatmeal RecipeBy Tara KempDid you know that oatmeal is just as delicious (if not even more) when eaten savory style?! Give this recipe a try for breakfast, lunch, or even dinner.
Garlicky Greens and BeansBy Tara KempA classic recipe that can be made weekly and paired with various simple sides. Make it over and over again with different greens and beans each time!
Zoodles with Red Lentil MarinaraBy Tara KempIf you are new to "zoodles" (zucchini noodles), we are very excited for you! If you are familiar with zoodles, then you are probably already excited. This dish is made hearty and filling with red lentils and mushrooms in the marinara.   (Photo by Nina Gelbke of Naturally Nina)
Crunchy Cinnamon Buckwheat GranolaBy Tara KempOil-free and refined sugar-free but full of flavor! This recipe has the crunch and sweetness that you love from granola, made from only whole food ingredients.
Banana Nice CreamBy Tara KempBanana nice cream is the PERFECT dessert. It tastes dreamily decadent, but it's 100% healthy. Check out these variations or get creative with your own spin
Versatile Fruity Quinoa Salad RecipeBy Tara KempQuinoa is not just for savory dishes! This fruity quinoa salad makes a great breakfast, snack, or side dish. The fresh mint takes it to the next level! (Photo by Nina Gelbke of Naturally Nina)
Roasted Root Vegetables RecipeBy Tara KempRoasted root vegetables are great to enjoy any time of the year. This recipe makes for a robust side dish or main course. Pair it with a salad or vegetable soup to round out the meal. (Photo by Nina Gelbke of Naturally Nina)
Sweet Potatoes Loaded With Lentil StewBy Tara KempLentil stew has the comfort of warm soup, made extra hearty and filling by the lentil base. The fresh rosemary and thyme in this recipe make it especially aromatic. This is the perfect meal for a chilly evening at home or to serve for guests at a dinner party. (Photo by Nina Gelbke of Naturally Nina)
Quinoa Salad with Roasted Butternut SquashBy Tara KempThis quinoa salad is simple yet satisfying. It's a perfect dish to make in advance and serve chilled later! You and your friends will love it. (Photo by Nina Gelbke of Naturally Nina)
Indian Curried Peas and PotatoesBy Tara KempEnjoy the aromas and flavors of Indian cuisine in this comforting, colorful dish, based on a traditional "Aloo Matar" recipe. (Photo by Nina Gelbke of Naturally Nina)