Perfect Summer Recipe for Gestational Diabetes: Gazpacho

Gazpacho is the perfect summer meal for pregnant women who suffer from gestational diabetes. Each one-cup serving of gazpacho provides only 100 calories, 15 grams of carbohydrate, 3 grams of fibre, 3 grams of protein, and 3 grams of fat.

To prepare the gazpacho you will need:
-          1 small peeled cucumber without seeds
-          ½ medium green bell pepper without seeds
-          2 chopped scallions
-          1 clove of minced garlic
-          2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
-          1 tablespoon of olive oil
-          The juice and zest from one lime
-          4 cups of chopped tomato
-          1 cup of low sodium tomato juice
-          ¼ teaspoon of black pepper
-          1 dash of hot sauce

Blend the cucumber and the bell pepper in a food processor. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend them until they become smooth. Chill it for at least 2 hours before serving. Enjoy your cold gazpacho.