Heartwarming Winter Soup Recipes From Disney and Lilly’s Type 1 Diabetes Cookbook

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What’s better than a steaming bowl of homemade stew to warm your insides on a chilly afternoon? Stirring it up together with your little helpers! Click on each recipe to find photos, instructions, and full nutrition information (including carb counts, of course). Enjoy every Spoonful!



Baloo’s Beef and Black Bean Chili

Papa bear loves his chili -- especially when it has a kick! Cubs can pitch in by measuring the spices and grating the cheese.





Dumbo’s Corn Chowder

Chowder this tasty will give you ears -- er, wings -- to fly! While Mom or Dad chops the peppers and onions, young ones can husk the corn.





Jasmine’s Mulligatawny

A whole new world of flavor awaits with this chunky stew! Little ones can drain the tomatoes and measure out the chicken stock and flour, while big kids chop the veggies.



Tigger’s Tortellini Vegetable Soup

Tigger's Tip: "Peeling the carrots is something that Tiggers -- and kids -- do best!"






Tiana’s Grilled Shrimp Gumbo

Nothing brings folks together like good gumbo! Only grown-ups should use the grill, but big kids can chop the veggies while little kids set the table.






These recipes are excerpted from Dishing It Up Disney Style: A Cookbook for Families with Type 1 Diabetes. Ask your diabetes healthcare provider for a free copy. Or, click here for links to all of the recipes. 

Find even more great carb-counted dishes at Lilly and Disney's Type 1 Diabetes Recipe Index



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.