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A Merry Low Carb Christmas!

November 27, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Christmas is one of the most awaited seasons of the year. A huge part of it is due to the numerous Christmas gatherings that bring together friends and family to celebrate the yuletide season. But while most of us look forward to the mounds of food arrayed on the buffet, those seeking healthier low carb options need not despair. Here are some tasty treats that offer a healthy alternative for the Christmas season that everyone can enjoy. » Continue Reading

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Heart-Healthy Diet

November 22, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

Knowledge of what to eat is good practice for a healthy heart. However, practicing the knowledge of what to eat is tough, especially when it involves changing your eating habits. Cardiovascular diseases are a group of chronic diseases that affect the heart and blood vessels (especially the arteries), and can be acquired from our eating habits that started during our childhood days. Well, it is never too late—we have to take steps to start.

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Chicken Bolognese Spaghetti

November 2, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Making a classic tomato sauce is a must for everyone.  The recipe replaces the ground beef with chicken and uses fresh tomatoes but you can also use whole canned tomatoes if you prefer.  I sometimes add dried herbs such as oregano, thyme and tarragon to add a little spice.

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Oriental-Style Pasta

November 1, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

This is a pasta favorite in our family and is very simple to prepare. A cross between Asian and Western flavors, the ingredients all come together in one superb dish.  You can also use angel hair or spaghetti pasta if you prefer.

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Fresh Tuna Pasta, Nicoise-Style

October 31, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

In this French pasta salad classic, we update it a bit using fresh tuna.  But if you can’t find fresh tuna, simply use canned tuna in water and follow the same procedure for marinating and heat it up in a saute pan instead of grilling it.

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Pasta Primavera

October 30, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

For vegetarian lovers out there, this pasta is for you.  Another simple dish to create, just blanch all vegetables before preparing the final sauce.  Vegetables you can use can range from broccoli and cauliflower to asparagus and mushrooms.  Adjust the sauce if you are using more vegetables.

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Pasta Fiesta

October 29, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Pasta dishes are normally avoided by diabetics for its high-carbohydrate content and sometimes, high-fat content sauces.  We want to give you other options for pasta meals using whole-wheat versions and low-fat sauces that are a joy to prepare and a bite to savor at leisure.  Just note that because it’s whole-wheat does not mean you can eat more.

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Apple Pie

October 21, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

While having a bite out of an apple pie can be so tempting, we are often guilt-ridden with the thought of so much calories and carbohydrates being consumed. Fret not as we show you a way to get around it. Our pie crust is made with wheat and all-purpose flour, as well as alternative sweeteners for the filling. A combination of McIntosh and Granny Smith apples offer a perfect balance of tartness and sweetness.

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Banoffee Yogurt Pie

October 20, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

I have fond memories of the ice cream pies from when I was young. Fortunately, with the multitude of diabetic friendly ingredients now available, we can certainly bring that memory to life. In this recipe, I recreated the banoffee pie flavors with banana yogurt, a chocolate sauce and chocolate graham crust.

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Raspberry Cream Pie

October 19, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

This is an easy pie to make and offers a counterpoint to the sweetness of raspberry gelatin with the addition of cream cheese. Again, it can be recreated with other flavors, based on your family’s preference.

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