Quick Meal Ideas for Diabetes at Costco, Plus 2 to Avoid

Costco is always changing and packed with healthy and fun options! There are many more but here are a few dietitian-approved options to look for at Costco that are tasty and diabetes-friendly. Add these with your favorite veggies for quick meals. Plus, two options that appear healthy, but are not the best choices for peopleContinue reading “Quick Meal Ideas for Diabetes at Costco, Plus 2 to Avoid”

Why your brain makes healthy eating changes a challenge

Your adult brain is very happy to have easy tasks.  Imagine if you had to remember how to tie your shoe each day or how to put the toothpaste on the toothbrush. We setup brain shortcuts or pathways that make daily tasks a no-brainer. When it comes to changing habits, these pathways can become difficultContinue reading “Why your brain makes healthy eating changes a challenge”

Build your own diabetes friendly Chipotle style bowl

Burrito bowls are delicious, filling and customizable. For people with diabetes, the carbohydrates in a typical burrito bowl, like you might get at Chipotle or Qdoba, can add up past your ideal amount for a meal. Here are a few tips to build a bowl best for your blood sugars at these restaurants or makeContinue reading “Build your own diabetes friendly Chipotle style bowl”

Filling Protein Snacks for People with Diabetes

For people with diabetes, a balanced snack that has protein and fiber-rich carbohydrates can help decrease hunger pains between meals and help reduce blood sugar swings. Here are 5 options for healthy snacks for people with diabetes or prediabetes: Get a list of high protein, low carbohydrate foods here to create more snack ideas ofContinue reading “Filling Protein Snacks for People with Diabetes”

Five Healthy, Quick to Cook Meal Ideas from Costco – Dietitian Approved

Costco is known for bringing in the trendiest “health” foods, but not all items are the best choices for people with diabetes or prediabetes. Here are 5 RD approved ideas:
1. Grilled chicken patties on sprouted grain bread
2. Organic Broccoli Cheddar Stuffed Chicken Breast from Vicky’s Kitchen
3. Green Chili Shredded Chicken & Riced Cauliflower Bowl from Don Lee Farms