Gestational diabetes meal | Pizza for Diabetics

This Homemade Pizza  for diabetics will be your ultimate Gestational diabetes meal when on a healthy diet. This gestational diabetes recipe will help you enjoy your cravings and keep your health on top!. So what is a diabetes diet website is always on discovery mode to find the best of recipes.

Gestational diabetes meal: Homemade Pizza

For 2 servings

Carbohydrate in Each Serve: 30 – 45 grams per person

Pita bread is in bold, since it is an ingredient high in carbohydrates.

Ingredients

 

    • ½ tablespoon light olive oil

 

    • 3 tablespoons/ 60g/ 2 ounces of tomato paste

 

    • 1 tablespoon dried oregano or mixed Italian dried herbs

 

    • Pita bread(You should check the ‘total carbohydrates’ on the nutrition side of the Pita bread envelope that you will buy. This will help you control how much calories you will take in for this gestational diabetes recipe. If your options are too high in carbohydrates, try wholegrain bread that is high in fiber.)

 

    • Salad to serve

 

    • Everybody likes different types of pizza. Consider these combinations of ingredients when you prepare your delicious gestational diabetes meal!

1st Option:

    • ½ a small red onion, sliced into rings

 

    • 2 tablespoons/ 25g/ 1 ounce of grated Parmesan or Pecorino cheese

 

    • 1 x 125g/ 4 ounce can of tuna in spring water, drained well

 

    • 1 large tomato, sliced

 

    • Handful of fresh rocket leaves (optional)

2nd Option:

    • ½ a small red onion, sliced into rings

 

    • 2 tablespoons/ 25g/ 1 ounce of grated Parmesan or Pecorino cheese

 

    • 1 large red capsicum grilled, skinned, sliced* (Check the end to see the preparation)

 

    • 1 x 125g can/ 4 ounces of corn kernels,drained well

 

    • Handful of fresh rocket leaves (optional)

3rd Option:

    • ½ a small red onion, sliced into rings

 

    • 2 tablespoons/ 25g/ 1 ounce grated Parmesan or Pecorino cheese

 

    • 1 cup of roasted pumpkin**(160g) (Check the end to see the preparation)

 

    • 100g ham, sliced (will be cooked)

 

    • Handful of fresh rocket leaves to serve (sprinkle on the pizza after cooking)

Instructions on how to make a Pizza  for diabetics (Gestational diabetes meal):

    • Before you begin preparing your delicious homemade pizza, heat oven to 180C/ 350F.

 

    • To prepare the pizza bread, put the pizza base onto ovenproof tray.

 

    • Mix tomato paste and light olive oil in a small bowl. Slowly pour over your pizza base, forming a thin cover. Sprinkle with cheese and dried herbs.

 

    • Add your choice of toppings in the nutrients with any style.

 

    • Place the tray in oven for 10 minutes or more. Take it out when cheese starts bubbling.

 

    • Serve your meal prepared with the gestational diabetes recipe with salad.

* To prepare grilled capsicum:

1) Cut capsicum/ red pepper in half long ways. Then, trim off the stalk.

2) Place on a tray under the grill. Cook until the capsicum’s one side is blackened and bubbly. Then, turn the sides and wait until that side blackens too. When all the sides are blackened, remove the tray from the grill

3)Place the capsicum on a sealed plastic bag. You can also seal it in any airtight, food-safe material.

4)Allow the capsicum to sweat for 5 minutes. Later, peel off all the skin and slice it to thin pieces.

**To prepare roasted pumpkin:

    • Heat oven to 180C/ 350F.

 

    • Peel 100-120g/ 4 ounces of pumpkin. Then, cut them into small cubes.

 

    • Place the cubed pumpkin on a lightly sprayed tray Be careful to spray the tray only with olive oil.

 

    • Put the tray in the oven and wait until roasted. It should take 15 minutes for the pumpkin to be tender.

I hope you have like this recipe of Gestational diabetes meal.