Posts tagged low carb
No carb, low carb and slow carb - what's the deal with carbs?

There is a lot of confusion around carbohydrates, or carbs for short. Low carb diets, such as the Keto diet are all the rage, but some people are not getting good results with it. What’s up with that? I think one of the reasons is that they are missing a crucial point when it comes to carbs.

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Bye bye pasta, hello spaghetti squash

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.

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The one thing I make every week - shredded chicken

Yup, that’s right. I make shredded chicken every week. It’s so easy to make and so versatile. I can pair it with some veggies, I can throw it in a buddha bowl, or it can go on top of a salad.
Here are 2 ways to prepare it - on the stovetop or in a slow cooker. I am partial to the slow cooker version, because I can just walk away and it works with frozen chicken, too.

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Thai Turkey Burger - a new twist on an old classic

Turkey Burgers have been around for a while now. At first they were an alternative to regular beef for folks who were a little more health conscious. However, today we know that it’s not so much about the beef but rather about the quality of the meat. But don’t give up on turkey burgers quite yet. Here is a fresh, new twist you will love.

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For breakfast, lunch or dinner - it's up to you!

This is one of my favorite recipes. I’m sharing it, so you can eat nutritious and delicious while at the same time taking concrete steps to reverse your prediabetes.
 
This recipe is super-versatile, too, and can be enjoyed any time of the day. The frittata is great for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Now that's my kind of cooking!

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