Side dishes are sometimes more important than the main course but they shouldn’t be complicated. I’ve found that increasing the amount of vegetable side dishes I include in my meals has helped me to lose weight and maintain a healthy Diabetic lifestyle. These are my favorites and I’ve included simple and easy recipes that enhance the natural flavors.


Sweet potatoes have a lower glycemic index rating (how fast a food raises your blood sugar) than other potatoes. This recipe creates a quick and easy side dish that you can use for breakfast, lunch and dinner! The coconut oil and curry flavors are perfect compliments to the natural sweetness of the sweet potato.