Whether you need a side dish to bring to the school picnic or are just looking for new flavors to try out on the grill at home, check out these recipes from “Dishing It Up Disney Style: A Cookbook for Families with Type 1 Diabetes.” Each recipe includes steps that little ones can help with, as well as carb count and nutrition information. (Published by the same Lilly Diabetes and Disney collaboration that produces this website, you can request your own free copy of the cookbook at your pediatric endocrinologist’s office.)
This potato salad is as good as a magic carpet ride through the Cave of Wonders! Mom or Dad should handle the food processor, but little chefs can juice and zest the limes.
If you’ve got a loving family and yummy food to make with them, you’ve got the bare necessities! Your small fry will love measuring all the spices and shaking them up with the chicken.
Guard this recipe with your life; your family will enjoy it for generations to come! The best part about making these sandwiches is shredding the pork—and little hands can do that just as easily as big ones!
For a shipshape snack, deviled egg sailboats are right on course. To help create them, young skippers can peel the hard-boiled eggs, mash the yolks, and set the sails!
Disclaimer: The experiences and suggestions recounted in these articles are not intended as medical advice, and they are not necessarily the “typical” experiences of families with a child who has type 1 diabetes. These situations are unique to the families depicted. Families should check with their healthcare professionals regarding the treatment of type 1 diabetes and the frequency of blood glucose monitoring.