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Diabetes Meal Planning and a Healthy Diet

Eating healthy so-called diabetic food, can seem boring. It doesn’t need to be. In fact, when you look at the range of foods diabetics CAN eat, there’s really no such thing as a diabetic diet. Rather, part of managing diabetes is meal planning and eating healthy in general, not eating certain “diabetic foods.” With millions of people trying ...

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Superfoods

The concept of superfoods is a relatively new one in healthy eating- and it seems that there are plenty of foods that qualify forsuperfood status! We’ll be looking at the superfoods, what they are, how they fit into your diet and why they may be worth the extra effort and expense. Our list of top healthy super foods includes:- Avocado - ...

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Healthy Diabetic Snacks for Kids

Finding the right snacks for a diabetic kid does take a bit of time and testing. It also requires keeping different kinds of snacks for different conditions (when she wants a bedtime snack but high vs. coming out of a physical activity and trending low). As I mentioned in yesterday’s post about low carb snacks, ...

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Ideas for low carb snacks

One thing we’re learning with our daughter is that she has quickly grown tired of cheese and cucumber as a low carb snack. It is so important to have a variety of snack options available to prevent burnout. Here is a great list of snacks to supplement the list you may have received at the hospital: ...

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Healthy Yogurts

Many of the smoothie recipes we recommend and make in our own home include yogurt. As we quickly learned, not all yogurts are the same . There are five important factors in choosing yogurt when you are considering the needs of a diabetic: sugar content, added ingredients, calcium, live and active cultures and taste (of course). ...

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Low Carb Spiced Apple Cookies

If you’ve got plenty of fresh apples, this is a tasty cookie recipe to try. While most of us think of cookies as an indulgence, we’re often aware that they’re not too good for our health. However, these tasty cookies are almost guilt free, when enjoyed in moderation. The addition of spices and raisins adds ...

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Warm Avocado, Bacon and Bean Salad

Cold salads are the perfect accompaniment to any main meal during the summer months. However, a hot salad, with the flavors infused, can be the perfect meal on it’s own. It’s really easy to “throw together”, once you’ve got the ingredients available – and you’ll find that friends and family (particularly the kids) will be asking for you to ...

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Easy Banana Bread Recipes

Easy Banana Bread Recipes

As well as being healthy, banana bread is an easy way to use up over-ripe bananas. This can be a quick way to create a moist tasty cake using a simple and basic recipe - resulting in a cake that everyone enjoys and that will store well, if you can manage to keep any. Here’s a couple ...

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Greek Lasagna

Greek Lasagna

Greek Lasagna Ingredients: 1 pound extra lean ground beef (4% fat) 1 cup onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon oregano 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon 10 pieces lasagna noodles 28 ounce can diced tomato 3⁄4 cup cream 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled 1 tablespoon olive oil Directions: 1) Brown ground beef in a large skillet ...

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Is Splenda Harmful or Safe?

Is Splenda Harmful or Safe?

With so many health warnings over foods, it’s not unreasonable to consider whether the regular use of artificial sweeteners is good for your health. Recent news & research have many requesting that the FDA approval of artificial sweeteners be reviewed. Of course, the reality is that almost anything in excess can damage your body. Almost ...

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