Food & Cooking

Onions are a great food source.  They are grown almost worldwide, and can be prepared in several different ways.  Slice em’, dice ‘em, fry em’ or eat them raw.  Any way you go, onions are […]

The Breakfast Blues

by Jesse Kehrley on September 14, 2012

Ever hear that whole song and dance about how breakfast is the most important meal of the day?  Who needs breakfast, anyway? I’ll tell you who needs breakfast.  YOU DO!  Think about it this way.  […]

This jambalaya dish goes good with any Mexican or Creole theme dinner.  This dish exchanges 2 low-fat meats, 2 starches, and 1 vegetable. Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2-3 garlic cloves, […]

Chili just isn’t chili without the ground beef, right? Wrong. There are so many other things you put into the fall favorite that you never have to miss the meat! While a simple option is […]

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so you should treat it that way. Even if you are short on time and energy in the morning, you should not deny your body the […]

Feel  like chicken tonight?  How about chicken fajitas!  Here’s a great recipe for chicken fajitas that fit in nicely with your diabetic plan.  This recipe exchanges only 1 starch! Ingredients 1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken […]

Looking for a great pork dish for the family?  This almond pork tenderloin is just what you need to kick off an excellent family dinner! Ingredients 1 ½ lbs pork tenderloin (it should be lean) […]

Health Benefits of Chili

by Lauren_Vinopal on October 30, 2011

Being thin may always be in, but it is never as complicated as it can seem. In fact, many simple, inexpensive, nutrient rich foods can satiate your shrinking body in the pursuit of a healthier […]

Fast Food vs. Healthy Food

by Sarah Rasheed on October 25, 2011

Convenience or nutritional value? That is what you have to decide when passing by a fast food restaurant. Unfortunately, more often than not, many people choose convenience and end up eating an unhealthy fast food […]

This apple crumb cake could just as easily fall into the breakfast category or the dessert category.  It is a versatile addition to your diabetic meal plan.  This recipe exchanges 1 carb and 1/2 a […]