One-Pot Diabetic Dishes Simple, No-Mess Recipes Anyone Can Make

Instant Pot Vegetarian Thai Mushroom Soup

Instead of ordering takeout, make a healthier version of this classic Thai soup at home in your Instant Pot! This vegan soup gets it's rich creaminess from coconut milk. It's also loaded with vegetables to make a hearty soup perfect for a light lunch or dinner. Best of all, the Instant Pot speeds up the cooking time, so it's ready in less than 30 minutes, but tastes like it's been cooking all day!

One-Pot Roasted Chicken with Acorn Squash

Looking for an entire meal but only one dish to wash? This savory chicken dish fits the bill. Plus, the apples and cinnamon in this one-pot main dish will fill your home with a delicious Autumn aroma.

Sheet Pan Roasted Turkey and Veggies

Most people think slow-cooker, Instant Pot, or a simmering crock when they think "one-pot," but a sheet pan recipe streamlines the process to one piece of cookware as well. And dinner doesn't get much easier than this! This whole meal comes together in one pan and is ready in less than 30 minutes. It's a perfect weeknight meal that's low-carb and loaded with veggies!

Instant Pot Freezer Fix Chili

It’s cold outside, you’ve had a long day, and you want comfort fast. But everything’s frozen (just like you)! Not a problem with this diabetes-friendly Instant Pot recipe—you can start with frozen turkey and corn, add a few other ingredients, seal it in the cooker, and let it do the rest of the work. No chopping, no browning, just stir it up at the end! If you're looking to cut the carb count, you can omit the corn. Either way, this is a great go-to recipe to have on hand for “those” days, and it’s kid-friendly, too!

Easy Half-Mashed Potatoes with Cauliflower

We replaced half the potatoes with cauliflower for a lower carb, diabetes-friendly version of classic mashed potatoes. Leaving the skin on the potatoes adds additional fiber and nutrients. Pair this side dish with Roast Beef with Creamy Horseradish Sauce for a comforting meat-and-potatoes meal that fits in any diabetes or heart-healthy meal plan!

Best Roasted Chicken

A perfectly browned roast chicken in a cast-iron skillet is one pot cooking distilled down to it's purest form. Prepare this Best Roasted Chicken recipe ahead of time. After cooking, place the broth in the refrigerator overnight and the fat will rise to the top and solidify slightly. Then you can just scrape the fat off the top and have just the broth leftover to serve with the skinless chicken.

Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Soup is a great one-pot meal that you can load with lots of veggies. If you want to keep things even simpler, reuse some of the leftover meat from the Best Roasted Chicken recipe above to save time and add a savory, roasted flavor to this dish. For a classic soup and salad lunch, pair with our tasty Orange and Walnut Salad.

Crock Pot Chicken Cacciatore

This hearty dish is our take on the classic chicken cacciatore. Delicious, attractive, and best of all, super simple to prepare, this recipe is designed for cooks of all levels. With common, inexpensive ingredients, it's also budget-friendly. A great option if you're looking to impress without extra time in the kitchen.

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