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Tea to Enjoy Hot or Cold

June 26, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

“Care for some tea?” You’d likely hear the British say this every afternoon. Together with some cookies, milk, and a bit of sugar, it makes for their perfect afternoon treat.

But tea is not exclusive to the British. In fact, it is present all over the world and is enjoyed by different cures, in more ways than one.

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Mediterranean Diet recommended for Diabetics

June 11, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Recipes 0

Diabetics should maintain a diet that is rich in fish, fruits, nuts and olive oil if they want to lose more weight and live longer without their blood sugar-lowering medication.

Previous studies have already suggested the Mediterranean diet may deter second heart attack episodes, impede Alzheimer’s disease, and decrease the risk of developing cancer.

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Ginatang Sugpo

June 3, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

The perfect marriage of gata with shrimps is made even better, using light coconut milk and if you can find them, paco leaves.  This is a specialty from Quezon that a friend of mine made, forever winning me over to this version of prawns.  If you can’t find paco leaves, spinach will do in a pinch.

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Bounties of the Sea

June 2, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Seafood has always been my favorite.  Whether it was just plain fried tilapia or prawns thermidore, nothing would get my mouth watering in an instant except for glorious seafood.

In the following dishes, you will find ways to increase the healthier aspects of eating seafood by cooking it the right way with the right ingredients.  Grill, bake or boil dishes instead of frying.  Use low fat ingredients with a lot of vegetables for more flavor.  Simply enjoy the bounties of the sea, knowing you’re eating it right – the healthier way. » Continue Reading

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Baked Salmon

June 1, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

I have always loved the flavor of salmon, any way you cook it.  But i believe that the flavors are best brought out when baked.  Here we round out the flavors with sun-dried tomatoes and herbs, using wheat bread crumbs instead of regular bread crumbs.  If you can’t find it, simply blend wheat bread in a food processor or blender.  Regular tomatoes can replace sun-dried tomatoes as well.  For a healthier dish, throw in some vegetables while baking in the oven.

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Chinese Salt Pepper Squid with Chili Sauce

May 31, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Calamari is undoubtedly the most popular squid dish.  But all that frying also adds too much cholesterol.  Here we make a boiled version similar to the chinese version, before topping it with a home-made sweet chili sauce that is easy to do even in a rush.

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Baked Crabmeat

May 30, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

This is a different version of crab cake, since it is baked instead of fried.  The flavors come out, especially with a dollop of catsup or your favorite dipping sauce on top.

Yield: 6 servings

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Eating Out with Diabetes over Holidays

May 7, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

T’is the season to be jolly”…despite diabetes. Holidays bring family and friends together, and food is always one of the centers of the celebration. Enjoying holiday food is for everybody, including persons with diabetes. First things first, remember these principles:

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Easy Fish Fingers

April 13, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Kids will love this crunchy and delicious version that is so easy to make.  You can prepare the fish fillet and bread it ahead of time.  Just fry before packing it in the lunch box.  Serve with either bread slices or pasta and vegetable sticks.  You can use other white fish fillets as well, if Dory is not available.

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Healthy Pasta Salad

April 12, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

A pasta lunch can be filling and fulfilling in many ways.  Try out our version that cuts out the unhealthy carbs and just offers up a simple way to enjoy it.  You can prepare it ahead of time and just pack it up when ready to bring it for the day.  If you are packing it for your kids, you can use whole-wheat soba noodles instead.

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