The Link Between Salt and Diabetes

You're likelier to have high blood pressure if you have diabetes. Getting too much sodium can raise your blood pressure, too. So your doctor or dietitian may ask you to limit or avoid these high-salt foods: Salt and seasoned salt (or salt seasonings) Boxed mixes of potatoes, rice, or pasta Canned Meats Canned soups and vegetables (with sodium) ...

Perfect Veggie Juice for Diabetes

Prep Time:15 minutes Serving:2 Veggie Juice A drinkable salad with a little kick. Such a tangy little treat in a glass! Ingredients Chopped Romaine Hearts - 1 Cup Chopped Chives - 1/4 Cup Large Tomatoes - 2 Jalapenos - 1/4 Red Bell Pepper - 1 Celery Stalks - 2 Carrot - 1 Ice Cubes - optional Instructions Working in this order, process lettuce, chives, tomatoes,...

Sweet and Smoky Baked Eggs For Diabetic People

Makes: 4 servings Serving Size: 1 tomato half Ingredients 2 large ripe beefsteak or heirloom tomatoes 1 tsp. ground pepper 1 tsp. cumin 4 med. eggs 2 tsp. grated reduced-fat Parmesan cheese Directions Preheat the oven to 350° F. Wash the tomatoes and cut them in half. Scoop out the pulp and seeds, creating a “bowl” with about a ½-inch rim. Place the tomatoes cut side up in a greased glass baking...

Amazing Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds for Type 2 Diabetes

Pumpkin seeds, also known as pepitas, are a hallmark of trail mix and of many ‘healthy cereals.’ But a lot of people don’t know just how tasty they can be on their own. These charming, flat little seeds are native to the Americas. They were a very important food to many Native American tribes –...

8 Drinks That Help You Fight Diabetes

Diabetes is one of those diseases that is more sneaky than you think. One day, you’re going along eating the foods you want and drinking the drinks you want and the next day, diabetes may be knocking at your door.  But the good news about this disease is that it is preventable. You can stop it. Here...

Rosemary Roasted Nuts

Ingredients  Nonstick cooking spray  1 egg white  2 teaspoons snipped fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed  1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper  1/2 teaspoon salt  3 cups walnut pieces, hazelnuts (filberts), and/or whole almonds Directions  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil; lightly coat foil with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside. In a medium bowl, lightly...

Sweet and Salty Roasted Nuts

Ingredients  1 egg white  1 tablespoon water  4 cups raw whole cashews, whole almonds, walnut halves, and/or pecan halves  3 tablespoons packed brown sugar or brown sugar substitute* equivalent to 3 tablespoons brown sugar  1 tablespoon ground cumin  2 teaspoons chili powder  1 teaspoon garlic salt  1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper Directions  Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. In a medium bowl, combine egg white and the water; beat with a...

Crispy Cheese Chips

Ingredients  30 wonton wrappers  Nonstick cooking spray  2 tablespoons olive oil  1 clove garlic, minced  1/2 teaspoon dried basil, crushed  1/4 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese Directions  Use a sharp knife to cut wonton wrappers diagonally in half to make 60 triangles. Lightly coat a baking sheet with cooking spray or line with parchment paper. Arrange one-third of the triangles in a...

Honey-Mustard Snack Mix

Ingredients  1 1/2 cups crispy corn-and-rice cereal  1 cup bite-size shredded wheat biscuits  3/4 cup unblanched whole almonds  1/4 cup peanuts  2 tablespoons butter  3 tablespoons honey mustard  1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce  1/4 teaspoon garlic powder  1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper  4 cups plain popped popcorn Directions  Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending the foil over edges of pan. In the prepared pan toss together crispy cereal, wheat...

Cherry-Almond Snack Mix

Ingredients  4 cups sweetened oat square cereal or brown sugar-flavored oat biscuit cereal  1/2 cup sliced almonds  2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted  1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice  salt  1 cup dried cherries and/or golden raisins Directions  Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Line a 15x10-inch baking pan with foil, if desired. In the baking pan, combine cereal and almonds. In a small bowl, stir...


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