The concept of avoiding all white foods is a blanket statement to try to encourage people to avoid bread, pasta, rice and potatoes. Do you have to avoid these foods? Not necessarily. People with diabetes should, if they do eat these, look for higher fiber versions of those foods, like 100% whole wheat bread, brownContinue reading “Should I avoid all white foods if I have diabetes?”
One of my favorite grocery items growing in popularity and now much easier to find at the store, is the variety of bean-based pastas. My favorite is chickpea pasta and my cabinet is typically stuffed with a variety of Banza pasta and “rice”. The base of this pasta is chickpeas, aka garbanzo beans, which areContinue reading “Try Bean Pastas for a Diabetes-Friendly Meal”
Goodbye drive-thrus! Once you try these 6 breakfast recipes for people with diabetes, you won’t miss food from the drive-thru. Each of these includes a good source of protein and complex carbohydrates to give you energy and keep you full through the morning. Eating protein at each meal also helps prevent snacking throughout the day.Continue reading “6 Breakfast Recipe Ideas for People with Diabetes”
The kitchen is a scary place for people who don’t like to cook. Sort of like looking under the hood of a car is for me! But the more you know, right? So just like I was scared to check the oil, but learned how to and now it’s not scary, you can learn aContinue reading “A Few Tricks to Make the Kitchen Less Scary”
Tired of chicken? Try these 5 healthy meal ideas.