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Healthy Cooking

End of Summer Cooking

If you just discovered a 2 foot-long zucchini hidden in your garden, this is the perfect recipe for you. It is from my cookbook, The Diabetes-Friendly Kitchen 125 Recipes for Creating Healthy Meals (HMH 2012). The talented Ben Fink was the photographer who ate the entire dish after he took the picture!

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Got Cucumbers? Try this refreshing summer dip.

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Healthy Cooking Tips For Diabetes

A diabetes-friendly eating style is much easier to achieve when you prepare your own meals. Cooking puts you back in control when diabetes threatens your sense of well-being. However, this requires you to have some basic cooking skills. Click here to learn how to cook with non-starchy vegetables. Adding vegetables to a meal is a […]

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Family Meal Time Makeovers

Pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes involves the whole family even if just one member has been diagnosed. That’s because pre-diabetes and diabetes are best managed when the entire household commits to making a series of small changes. Overtime these changes can have a big impact on everyone’s health. Check out this segment I filmed for […]

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Check Out This Super Fruit at Your Local Farm Stand

I discovered a wild pear tree on my farm this week loaded with fruit. I know pears are a great fruit for people with diabetes because they are full of fiber which slows down the rise in blood glucose after they are eaten. What I didn’t know was what I would do with this bucket […]

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3 Ways to Cook Veggies So You’ll Absolutely Love Them

ROAST, PILAF OR SOUP YOUR VEGGIES TO HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT AND LOWER YOUR BLOOD SUGAR! Even veggie lovers get bored with salads and steamed veggies. Unless the veggies are just picked from your garden or the farmer’s market they usually don’t fall into the “craveable” category. With these 3 cooking techniques you will find […]

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