Target has become the one-stop shop for all things needed for my family and for my health. Whether it is clothing, vitamins, decor, or snacks, I am always sure to come home with more than I need. Having a store like Target means fewer errands and knowing I can pick up healthy foods and snacks for my family makes this trip worthwhile every time.
Luckily Target takes the health of their customers seriously and has increased their healthy options double-fold over the last few years. Some of our favorite brands within the diabetes online community, such as Perfect Bar and Skinny Dipped Peanuts, are stocked plentiful so be sure to look for these food items on your next visit.
Quest 4-Cheese Thin Crust Pizza
This is a great option for you and your busy family. Having a healthy pizza readily available will help you to avoid the last-minute take out which often is loaded with calories and carbs. This pizza tastes delicious and is packed with protein coming in at 27 grams per serving and 6 grams net carbs per serving. It will be sure to taste great and keep you full for hours.
Healthy Choice Frozen Power Bowls Chicken Marinara With Cauliflower Rice
Healthy Choice Power Bowls are a great option for a quick meal that offers a ton of protein. They offer an assortment of meals but this is one of my favorite and won’t mess with your blood sugars since it contains only 10 grams of carbs. With only 210 calories and 19 grams of protein, this is a great dinner option that tastes great too.
AppleGate Naturals No Sugar Chicken & Herb Breakfast Sausage
This gluten-free breakfast sausage is a great and wholesome choice for your children and yourself. Each serving contains no carbohydrates, 10 grams of protein and is full of flavor, making it a great option for breakfast or for any time of the day. The best part is that it won’t impact your blood sugars much at all, even if you do dose insulin for protein.
Two Good Vanilla Greek Style Yogurt
I have not liked Greek yogurt until I tried Two Good yogurt. I absolutely love this yogurt and it has quickly become a staple in my home. I choose the vanilla so I can add dark chocolate chips or strawberries. This yogurt only contains 3 grams of carbs and has 12 grams of protein per serving, making this a great choice at all times of the day. I highly recommend trying out some of their other flavors as well.
Good & Gather Asiago Kale Salad Kit
This salad can make for a delicious lunch, post-gym snack, or a side dish for your favorite dish. The Asiago Kale salad kit includes kale, radicchio, Brussel sprouts, Focaccia crumbles, and Asiago cheese and comes with a tasty lemon garlic vinaigrette. Containing 11 grams of carbs, this is a tasty salad that I highly recommend picking up on your next Target trip.
Skinny Dipped Almonds
I tried Skinny Dipped Almonds a few years back and reviewed it for Diabetes Daily. It has since been something I grab on every target trip. This naturally gluten-free snack has an assortment of flavors and has 5 grams of protein and 11 grams of carbs per serving. The flavor is rich and satisfies my sweet tooth!
Green Giant Riced Veggies Cauliflower Risotto Medley
This gluten-free, low-carb, and low-calorie alternative to rice and pasta is absolutely delicious and can make you forget all about those starchy sides. Coming in at 4 grams of carbs and 20 calories per serving, this is a great and healthy choice that your blood sugars will also thank you for.
Mission Carb Balance Whole Wheat Soft Tacos
I am so glad I stumbled across these during one of my many shopping trips to Target. They quickly became my go-to for lunch wraps and Taco Tuesdays. Coming in at only 3 grams net carbs and 5 grams of protein per serving, these won’t spike your blood sugars and they taste great, too.
This organic, gluten-free snack is great on-the-go and full of flavor. The chocolate tastes rich and decadent and this snack only comes in at 11 grams of carbs and contains 7 grams of protein. This line is kid-friendly and diabetes-friendly so be sure to check out all their products. I also reviewed the Perfect Bar for Diabetes Daily a few years back and enjoyed them a great deal!
Health Warriors Chia Bars Chocolate Peanut Butter
This gluten-free bar contains only 3 grams of sugar making this a great snack that won’t mess with your blood sugars. It comes in a variety of flavors so there is sure to be one for you. It can be a great and delicious choice for kids, too!
Target is a great place for you to pick up all your household needs. Knowing that there are healthy meal and snack options for me and my family gives me yet another excuse to head to Target. I am sure I’ll come home with more than just the things on this list!
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