Category Archives: meal planning

The Daily Prompt: LEARNING. Partying with diabetes

My friends are hosting a cookout and I am invited. I however have some reservations. Now don’t get me wrong, I love cookouts and socializing, it’s just that now I have diabetes which makes everything slightly complicated. It was so much … Continue reading

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Slow eating and diabetes

I was wondering about this for the longest time. My rationale was that if you eat slower, the carbs get into your bloodstream at a slower rate which should contribute to the lower blood sugar numbers overall. Diabetes Self-Management site … Continue reading

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Diabetes Management and Diet-to-Go

First off, I will disclose that I have received complimentary meals in exchange for my unbiased review.  That being said, I am satisfied with the quality of meals, customer service and my BG levels while on the plan.  I even … Continue reading

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Today’s Prompt: CRAVING. Craving and Diabetes

When thinking about how to manage Type 2 Diabetes, diet is the first thing that comes to mind. I heard a lot of good things about a vegetarian diet, and actually have friends who swear by it. So I decided … Continue reading

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Today’s Prompt: DRAMATIC. Nutrition Facts Talk

Nearly every packaged product has a Nutrition Facts Panel, usually located at the back of the label. It starts with the servings size and number of those per container as well as the amount of calories. This is a good … Continue reading

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FROZEN GRAPES

First off, a bit of history. Grapes were introduced to America by the Spanish explorers about three centuries ago. Grapes are berries, with the leathery covering and a fleshy inside. There are more than 8K of the different grape varieties. … Continue reading

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Not all proteins are the same and how this relates to diabetes

While I was checking my email, a window popped up sporting the words Plant Protein in huge fonts.  This piqued my curiosity and off I went googling.   Here now, I’ve found this gem, Protein: Moving Closer to Center Stage posted on … Continue reading

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Pass the oatmeal, please

I’ve always been big on oatmeal for breakfast.  Love to cook it since no stirring is necessary so I’d just leave it well alone and let cook on its own accord.  In the meantime I check my sugar, make my … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Granola Bars

Diabetic diet is bland and this is to put it nicely.  I of course stick to it and try to do the right thing to keep my BG numbers at bay.  Still miss the good old pre-diabetes days. Then I … Continue reading

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Tomato: a fruit or a vegetable?

It has never occurred to me which one is which until I overheard a conversation in the grocery department.  Tomatoes are a fruit?  No kidding. Turned out I wasn’t the only one confused. A fruit is the part of the … Continue reading

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