Eating well

Sample Diabetes Menus

Below are some sample menus that have been created for people with Diabetes.

The following 5 sets of menus are based on the amount of calories. Each set meal is categorized into Chinese and Western cuisine.

1200 Calories

  Chinese Western
Breakfast 1 cup congee
30g lean meat
½ teaspoon sesame oil
1 tsp minced ginger
green onion
tea
1 pieces of whole wheat toast
1 tsp margarine
½ cup skim milk
coffee
Lunch ½ cup congee or noodle
30g chicken or fish
½ cup bokchoy
1 tsp oil
seasoning
½ cup soy milk
½ sandwich
28g turkey meat
1 tsp salad dressing
lettuce
1 tomato
½ cup skim milk
Snack 1 Asian pear (medium)  
Dinner 1 cup vegetable broth soup
150g rice or 230g noodles
60g meat or fish
115g stir fry carrot
115g nappa cabbage
½ cup soy milk
60g pork rib
115g potatoes
115g carrots
1 tsp margarine
salad with low fat salad dressing
Late night
snack
1 cracker
1 small banana
 


1500 Calories

  Chinese Western
Breakfast 1 small bbq pork bun
½ cup soy milk
tea or coffee
1 slice whole wheat toast
1 tsp margarine
1 egg
½ skim milk
Lunch 170g shredded meat
60g fried noodles
227g shredded vegetables
1.5 tsp oil
½ cup soymilk
½ bagel
28g cheese
28g lean meat
1 tsp salad dressing
tomato and cucumber
½ cup skim milk
Snack 1 cup ginkgo congee
1 digestive cracker
1 medium size orange
Dinner 227g cucumber chicken soup
227g white rice
60g steamed fish with soy sauce
227g Chinese broccoli with garlic
½ soy milk
Borscht
1cup pasta
60g minced lean beef
1 cup chopped celery and onion
1 tbs tomato pasta
½ corn cob
½ skim milk
Late night
Snack
1 small apple
2 tea crackers


1800 Calories

  Chinese Western
Breakfast 1 small rice roll
28g BBQ pork
1 tsp sauce
½ cup soy milk
1 cup tea
½ English muffin
1 strip of bacon
1 egg
2 slices of tomato
1 tsp salad dressing
½ cup skim milk
Lunch 1 portion of fruit
1 sandwich (30g meat, 1 tsp salad dressing, lettuce, tomato slices) or a small bun (BBQ pork/chicken bun)
1 cup mix vegetable chicken broth soup
1 sandwich
60g salmon
1 tsp margarine
1 tsp salad dressing
chopped celery
½ cup milk, tea
Snack ½ mango or persimmon
3 crackers
Dinner 227g white rice
60g stir fried squid with broccoli (with 2 tsp oil)
½ cream of corn soup
tea
½ cup soy milk
1 cup salad
1 tsp salad dressing
1 cup mixed vegetable soup
baked chicken leg
115g rice
1 dinner roll with 1 tsp butter
tea
½ cup skim milk
Late night
Snack
3 pieces of wonton with broth soup and mixed vegetable or sandwich


2000 Calories

  Chinese Western
Breakfast 450g rice vermicelli or noodle soup
30g shredded meat or slices of chicken
½ tsp sesame oil
chopped green onion
shredded ginger
115g boychoy
½ cup soy milk
tea
1 piece whole wheat toast
1 tbs peanut butter
1 tsp margarine
½ cup skim milk
coffee
Snack 20g of crackers or 1 piece of toast
jelly or an orange
Lunch 227g rice, noodle or rice vermicelli
60g lean beef brisket
227g vegetable broth
½ soy milk, tea
1 cup macaroni pasta
60g cheese
1 portion of mixed greens salad
water
tea
½ cup skim milk
Snack 1 portion of fruit
2 tea crackers
Dinner 227g white rice
1 piece of tofu
60g minced meat
1 tsp sauce
vegetable
1 cup watercrest
1 cup tea
½ cup soy milk
227g celery broth
90g roast beef or fish
90g baked potato
½ cup beans
1 tsp beef sauce
½ cup skim milk
2 tsp margarine
1 dinner roll
Late night
Snack
1 portion of fruit
1 sandwich (30g meat, 1tsp salad dressing, lettuce, tomato slices) or a small bun (BBQ pork/chicken bun)


2200 Calories

  Chinese Western
Breakfast 1 cup congee
30g fish or beef slices
1 tsp peanuts
chopped green onion
ginger
chili oil or sesame oil
tea
½ cup soy milk
2 pieces of toast
(with 1egg + 1 tbs milk + 2 tsp oil)
1 tsp salad dressing
coffee
½ skim milk
Snack ½ cup tofu pudding or 1 tbs fruit or 1 portion of fruit
2 tea crackers
Lunch 2/3 cup wonton soup with 5 medium shrimp
1 cup soy milk
tea
1 cup vegetable salad
2/3 cup chicken pasta soup
1 hamburger with lettuce and tomato 
½ cup skim milk
tea
Snack 1 portion of fruit
1 xiaolongbao or 2 pieces of arrowroot
Dinner 1 cup white rice or noodles
90g stir fried shredded meat
1cup vegetables (with 2 tsp oil)
½ cup tofu soup
115g chopped carrot or radish
tea
1 cup salad
90g flat noodles
½ cup snap peas or mixed beans
1 dinner roll
1 tsp butter
1 tsp salad dressing
½ skim milk
Late night
Snack
1 portion fruit, 1 sandwich or 1 portion of fruit juice
1/3 cup shanghai fried noodles
30g shredded meat