Like most root vegetables, white potatoes and sweet potatoes are too starchy (too high in carbohydrates) to be diabetic-friendly.

The image above shows “French fries” made with jicama. Here are some recipes:

Golden Jicama Fries

Low Carb French Fries with Jicama

And, yes, I’ve made jicama fries. I think they are even more delicious than sweet potato fries!

For more ideas for alternatives to starchy vegetables, please see this section:



Potatoes and Diabetes: Can You Eat Them?

Starch and Root Vegetables and Diabetes