sugar and diabetes

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!


Living Local, Living Healthy

Even the Hudson Valley in New York State has its share of people facing the challenges of type 2 diabetes. My article on Managing Diabetes was just published in the Healthy Hudson Valley magazine, however, the tips shared are appropriate for anyone with diabetes, regardless of where you live. Have any questions? Email me at […]


Why is it so hard to eat less sugar?

This short Ted Ed video gives a great, animated explanation of how sugar affects our brain and why it is so hard to give it up. The good news–when you start limiting sugary foods for just special treats it becomes easier to eat less of it and your cravings for it become more manageable. The […]