Chicken Lettuce Wraps Ingredients (4 servings): 1.5lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1 medium sized red onion 1 Lime – Juiced 4 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoons of fresh thyme 2 tablespoons of fresh oregano 4 tablespoons butter 1 small can Coconut milk 2 Heads of lettuce (or enough to have 8 – 12 large… Read More »
Cauliflower rice! Great for fried rice, risotto, or making faux-flour baked goods. Regardless of what method you use to cook, first wash and break down the cauliflower leaving just the florettes, though hang on to the smaller stalks, as they are a great addition to soups and stews. Dry the cauliflower thoroughly. Then… Read More »
Pizza is one of the things that those that have to avoid carbohydrates (namely those with diabetes) miss most. I think chips may be the other. I’m happy to say that low point in your carb-counting life is over! This is a simple recipe, that from start to finish should only take about 20-30 minutes.… Read More »
Gestational diabetes is generally a short lived condition as it only occurs in pregnant women because her body cannot produce enough insulin to compensate for the needs of the baby in the womb. Since symptoms are typically absent or extremely mild, pregnant women are often screened for high blood glucose levels, that said, women afflicted… Read More »
Myth 1: You will no longer be able to eat normal meals. Many people believe that after you are diagnosed with diabetes, you need that you follow a special diabetic mealplan as a way to stay healthy. But this may not be really true. Diabetics can still enjoy, and eat normal meals, as long while… Read More »
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 »
High Fiber, high taste, low carb finger food. A great accouterments to a lean roast chicken, or even a steak, and here’s how you make them! Ingredients: 12 oz green beans – remove the strings, tips, wash and pat dry. 2 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil Course Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to… Read More »
The idea is great, enjoy some sweetness without having to count more carbohydrates. But be careful, not all artificial sweeteners are zero-carb, and again, we have to pay attention to the labels, and how they fit into a diabetic diet.
Diabetics cannot make or properly use insulin, which leads to high blood glucose (blood sugar) levels. Your diet is the best way to maintain stable levels of glucose to prevent issues and maintain good health, keeping a proper diabetic diet. Your doctor may have set you up with a meal plan, or brought in a nutritionist,… Read More »
Keto, Atkins, Low-Carb. All of these diets have been all over the news in the last decade, and as a diabetic, you know you must watch your carbohydrate intake, and all these have that in common. Monitor and, to a point, restrict carbs. But what’s the difference?