Tag: American diabetes association

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»


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»


(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»


November is American Diabetes Month®, a time to bring attention to the seriousness of diabetes and to the many people who are impacted by the disease. This year, the American Diabetes Association is asking those living with diabetes to share what “A Day in the Life of Diabetes” means to… Read More»


This fall, thousands of people nationwide will join the movement to Stop Diabetes as they walk in the American Diabetes Association’s Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes. Rain or shine, walkers will join together to change the future of this growing epidemic that is taking a devastating physical, emotional and… Read More»