Diabetes Friendly Thursday; First Anniversary Special !!!

Diabetes Friendly Thursdays completes 1 year in April. To celebrate the joy and hard work of working on DFT for an year, team DFT is bringing a collection of Diabetes Friendly Recipes from individual contributors. BOOKMARK this post for the future reference.



Creating Recipes with a Cause!

Can you believe DFT is Creating Recipes with a Cause Since last one year.This last one year has been full of fun , knowledge and meeting new new bloggers …
I am a proud DFT blogger. To learn about DFT, click here!

Sonal Gupta (the thinking mind behind the name & concept) started Diabetes Friendly Thursday last year in March I met her through a fb group and we are friends since . Did I mention Sonal is my mentor and if it was not for her I would never have blogged ..
Her blog Simplyvegetarian777 is full of delicious and mouthwatering vegetarian dishes from all over the world …

To celebrate 1st DFT anniversary I bring to you a five course meal :


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2. Rajma / Kidney beans Arancini … 

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3. Asian Tofu Salad…. 

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4. Kadhai Chhole With Fresh Dill Leaves…..

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5. Fresh fruit Popsicles

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Let us meet all the Creative & talented bloggers who contributes towards DFT posts every month..

Swati is the creative one who designed our new DFT badge and make all those beautiful Collages every month .. Her blog is full of mouth watering vegetarian as well as non vegetarian recipes..
Swati blogs from Lets Cook Healthy Tonight.

Apsara is our Gluten free recipe queen and has a wide knowledge in healthy living and food. Apsara blogs through Eating Well Diary ..

Pravathy is the baby of the group . She is one fun loving girl which reflects in her blog Crackle and temper .

Suchitra is a physical therapist by profession and a mom of two young children . She loves to cook fresh meals for her family daily . Suchitra blogs from Su’s Healthy Living .

Last but not the least comes Sarika … Sarika is full of life and it reflects in her blog Spice Zone.
Sarika’s blog features recipes from around the world .. Do pay her blog a visit …

I am not a nutritionist or dietician. My knowledge and information is based on my research and reading from different resources. Please consult your doctor or dietician before making any changes to your diet.


Sonal’s Collection

Apsara’s Collection

Suchitra’s Collection

Sarika’s Collection

Swati’s Collection


Cooking is like love: It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” — Harriet van Horne 



  1. Hey Shailja! Thankyou so much for appreciating!!…A very Happy DFT Anniversary to you as well..Hope the concept and cause of DFT spreads everywhere and the mission of spreading awareness becomes successful soon.

  2. Love your post and the way you have written it! If Sonal is the brain behind DFT, you are the heart that keeps on beating! Without you, we would be lost! Thanks for your constant encouragement and unerring support,Shailja!

  3. Lovely post Shailja. Thank you so much for all your encouragement and help throughout. You have been an awesome support with your ideas and helping me whenever I can’t think of anything. It has been a great journey. Muahhh!!!!

  4. Thank you for your nice words about all of us, Shailja. This is a great collection of recipes this DFT post, a true celebration! I’m in love with your kadhai chole and Asian salad.

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