Tag: ADA

I’m always looking for new ways to serve large shapes of pasta. I’ve got the penne, fusilli and shell shapes down pretty good, but I find shapes like rigatoni more of a challenge to balance with other ingredients. I’ve concluded that rigatoni just needs a few strong flavors such as olives, sun-dried tomatoes and lemon zest to be special.

The crisp fall days of a new school year are fast approaching, and while children across the country are picking up new Superman backpacks and Sponge Bob Square Pants lunch boxes, the families of kids with diabetes have a longer list of supplies to gather, tasks to complete and concerns to address.

Serves: 6 Serving Size: 1/6 recipe Here is a great alternative to the higher fat Cannoli with its fried shell. Ingredients: 4 sheets (14 x 9-inch) phyllo olive oil spray 1 cup low-fat ricotta cheese 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon Grand Marnier, or any orange flavored liquor 1/2 teaspoon ground… Read More»

Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death in people with diabetes, though many people are unaware there is a connection. People with diabetes have a higher-than-average risk of having a heart attack or stroke. These strike people with diabetes more than twice as often as people without… Read More»

Bumble Bee is pleased to announce a special Yearend Bonus for our charity partners. A total of $22,775 will be shared between American Diabetes Association® and WomenHeart based on the proportion of points they’ve earned over the year, from January through December. For example, if our report shows that American… Read More»

Tips for making healthy and cost-saving resolutions A common misconception with New Year’s resolutions is that improving health and wellness requires a financial investment, such as a gym membership or a new meal plan.  It can be easy to think ‘Why bother making New Year’s resolutions?’ especially in this current… Read More»

Want to enjoy holiday foods and still stay healthy? Planning ahead is important, especially if you have diabetes. These seven tips can help guide you through your next holiday event: Focus on friends and family instead of food. Remember, the holidays are a time to slow down and catch up with your… Read More»

SERVES: 6 / SERVING SIZE: 1/6 RECIPE Comfort food can be enjoyed even if you want to cook healthier.  Phyllo dough makes a fabulously crispy top crust without the fat. Garlic mashed potatoes (page 123) make a great alternative top “crust”. Ingredients -2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided use… Read More»

(From “The Stress-Free Diabetes Kitchen”, p. 68) SERVES: 10 / SERVING SIZE: 1/10 RECIPE Minestrone means big soup in Italian.  It is usually considered a whole meal.  Serve with a sprinkle of freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, a mixed green salad, and crusty bread for a satisfying meal. -1 tablespoon extra virgin… Read More»