When you are on the road, convenience is key for meals and snacks. Here are ideas for what to eat for diabetes when you are traveling by car. Pack a small cooler Keep it simple: turkey on whole wheat bread, greek yogurt and carrot sticks Gas station options Single serving packs of nuts, string cheese,Continue reading “Diabetes Meals on the Go- Traveling by Car”
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Best Breakfast Cereals for People with Diabetes or Prediabetes
Let’s face it. Cereal, for the most part, is not the healthiest choice for anyone, but there are some that can be worked into a healthy eating plan for people with diabetes or prediabetes. There are a couple of things you want to look for in a cereal: Fiber: Look for cereals with dietary fiber,Continue reading “Best Breakfast Cereals for People with Diabetes or Prediabetes”
5 Healthy Lunches that are Not Reheated Chicken Breast
Tired of chicken? Try these 5 healthy meal ideas.
Classic Cheeseburger Bowls
These bowls are a perfect prep ahead meal for weekday lunches. Ingredients 1 lb Cooked ground beef 1 bag Birdseye Steamfresh rice with mixed veggies or brown rice, cooked according to package directions Sliced or shredded cheese Ketchup (no high fructose corn syrup- look for organic, natural or naturally sweetened like Simply Heinz) Mustard ChoppedContinue reading “Classic Cheeseburger Bowls”
Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Protein Shake
Makes 1 serving as a meal replacement or 2 servings as a snack. Ingredients 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/2 of a medium banana (best if you peel and freeze bananas first to use for shakes/smoothies) 1/2 cup ice 1 scoop Level-1 Milk Chocolate protein powder 1 tablespoon peanut butter dash of salt Make itContinue reading “Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Protein Shake”
Blueberry Walnut Overnight Oats
Ingredients 1/3 cup old fashioned oats 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup vanilla whey protein powder 1/3 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts Cinnamon, optional Make it: In a small container with a lid, like a mason jar or Ziploc twist on container, mix the oats, water and protein powder. Tops the mixtureContinue reading “Blueberry Walnut Overnight Oats”
High Protein Pasta Salad
Makes 8 servings Ingredients 1 box Banza pasta elbows, penne or wheels, cooked according to package directions and cooled to room temp. 1 cup chopped raw broccoli 1 bell pepper, chopped, any color 1 cucumber, chopped 1 cup carrots, chopped 1 small bag frozen shelled edamame beans, thawed OR 1 can great northern beans, drainedContinue reading “High Protein Pasta Salad”
Bring back pasta with this buttered spaghetti, made with fiber and protein rich chickpea bean pasta.