When I work with people who have prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes, the first thing I tell them to do is to cut out simple carbs. These highly processed carbs do not provide a lot of nutrient content and fiber and will therefore spike your blood sugar levels in the shortest time, only to have them crashing again a short while later. But I understand your love for pasta. So here is your veggie alternative - spaghetti squash.Read More
What image comes to mind when you think of a salad? For many people that is iceberg lettuce with some watery tomatoes and a few cucumbers thrown in. Not a very appetizing image, is it? And this kind of salad is not satisfying or nutritious at all. No wonder, many people scrunch their nose when they hear the word salad. But let me tell you, those are the salads of the past. I want you to expand your definition of a salad and try something new.Read More
It’s hot right now in Mississippi. It’s July, so what else do you expect?! Intense heat makes me tired. Do you feel the same way? If yes, I have the perfect pick-me-up for you. Easy-peasy as always and with a little caffeine kick to get you through the rest of the day.Read More
It’s getting pretty warm, and with the weather changing our bodies go through changes, too. While we may crave hearty soups and warming stews during the colder months, in the summer we tend to look for lighter meals that are fresh and have a ‘cooling’ effect on the body.
One great example for a fun spring and summer salad is this Shrimp, Mango & Avocado Salad.Read More
We are one week out from Christmas. I know time flies but it still amazes me each year. 2018 has been an awesome year for me. Here is a little recap and a gift to you at the end.Read More