Cauliflower Mash

This is a low carb substitute for the traditional mashed potato. So in addition to having a sweeter flavor and creamier texture, you won’t have to take more insulin to balance yourself out. Ingredients: 2 Heads of Cauliflower (without the thicker parts) 1/4 stick of butter 2 tablespoons of salt 1/4 cup of cream cheese… Read More »

Traveling with Diabetes

Diabetes shouldn’t control your life, but you always need to be mindful of it, and traveling is no exception. Remember that you are on vacation, but your diabetes isn’t On vacation people tend to indulge, be it food or drink  That is fine and well, but your body isn’t going to change how it copes… Read More »

The basics of sugar

Monosaccharides: Fructose: (fruit sugar, levulose) One of the two most common naturally occurring dietary sugars, as it is primarily found in fruits. It does not often cause large spikes in glucose levels. Glucose: (corn sugar, dextrose) Another common natural sugar. The body creates glucose by digestion and breaking down carbohydrates into glucose, and can build… Read More »

The TLC Diabetic Diet

Part cholesterol treatment, part diabetes diet, the TLC diet is often coupled with greater exercise and weightloss goals.As with any diabetic diet there is a great emphasis on keeping an eye on what you consume, and reading labels. <!–more–> Firstly, under 200mg of Cholesterol should be consumed, as this is a low cholesterol diet. Fat… Read More »