Looking for something delicious, nutritious and diabetes-friendly? This dinner recipe is perfect for the whole family! Shout out to the American Diabetes Assoc. for this fab recipe!


3 cups water

1 Tbsp salt­ free seasoning, such as Salt­Free Spike or Mrs. Dash

1 1/4 lb medium peeled and deveined shrimp

4 cups packed arugula

1/4 cup non­fat, plain Greek yogurt

2 cloves garlic

1 Tbsp olive oil

1/4 cup unsalted cashews

1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

1/4 tsp ground black pepper


1. Bring water and salt­free seasoning to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to just

barely a simmer and add shrimp. Cook 6 minutes or until shrimp are pink and just cooked


2. While shrimp is cooking, add the arugula, yogurt, garlic, olive oil, cashews, Parmesan

cheese and black pepper to a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth.

3. Drain shrimp and toss with the pesto while shrimp are still hot.

Chef Tip: Serve this shrimp hot over cooked whole ­wheat pasta, or chilled with salad greens.

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