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Managing Diabetes During the Holidays

You may think that it’s nearly impossible to enjoy the holidays when you have diabetes. Though it can be a challenge, realize that just a little bit of planning can actually leave room for guilt-free Holiday feasting! Most people use the holidays as the perfect excuse to abandon their diet. After all, it’s easy to … Continue reading

The Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Recipe Round-up

Tired of the same Thanksgiving menu each year? I like to keep a few staple dishes, but also add some new ones each year just to keep things different and interesting. Before making up my menu, I read through countless blogs and recipes for inspiration. Here is a round up of recipes that I most … Continue reading

Winter’s Candy: Clementines

We all know that fruit is truly nature’s candy, but we don’t typically associate them with the cold winter months. Nonetheless, this season brings us an abundant amount of deliciously sweet candies, with clementines being a popular favorite! I clearly remember clementine season as a kid. I would gladly eat three a day- one for … Continue reading

National Diabetes Month

In 2011, nearly 26 million children and adults were affected by Diabetes, with 7 million Americans that were left undiagnosed. November is National Diabetes month and it’s the perfect time to raise awareness for friends and family members suffering from Diabetes. How many people do you know that struggle with Type 1 or Type 2 … Continue reading

Traditional Greek Salad

Makes: 3 Servings Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 1 large beefsteak tomato, chopped into 2-inch thick pieces 1 medium cucumber, sliced ¼ small red onion, thinly sliced (about 1 ounce) 2 ounces Greek Kalamata olives 3 ounces fat-free feta cheese, crumbled 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar ½ tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil … Continue reading