5 Things I Wish I Had Done Differently When I Was Diagnosed Pre Diabetic

5 Things I Wish I Had Done Differently When I Was Diagnosed Pre Diabetic

When I was told I was “in pre diabetic range”, I did not believe my doctor.  Literally, I did not believe him.  I was a very active, healthy eating, and fit person.  I ate a very diabetic style, low carb diet as it was, so I assumed he was wrong.  Just like that, I dismissed him.  Of course, he told me not to worry about it.  To watch my sugar and carbs.

It wasn’t until the 3rd (yes, the 3rd!!!) time that I finally stopped and thought – wait a minute..what is this about?  Looking back, knowing what I know now, […] Read more

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

This was such a lovely change up to cauliflower.  There are so many options with cauliflower these days.  Some more exciting than others, but this one was great, even next day.  I will warn you, prepare your pan well.  I did not spray enough oil and I had a field day cleaning up the pan!  But, it was well worth it 🙂
Buffalo Cauliflower Bites   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 30 mins   I […] Read more

Protein Packed Egg Muffins

Protein Packed Egg Muffins

High Protein Egg Muffins   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 30 mins   This is fantastic for weekly prep. You can freeze it and it travels nicely. Author: Leslie Harrington Recipe type: Diabetic friendly Cuisine: Breakfast Serves: 6 muffins Ingredients 6 eggs or 6 whites, 3 yolks 6 slices Organic, nitrate free Applegate Farms Smoked Turkey Breast 1 cup Fresh organic baby spinach leaves 6 oz package organic baby bella […] Read more

Meat-sa Bread

Meat-sa Bread

Meat-sa Bread   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 15 mins   This is kind of an “inside out” version of a sandwich or a pizza crust. You can layer it with awesome veggies and good sources of fats like avocado. Author: Leslie Harrington Recipe type: Diabetic Friendly Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 pound lean organic ground turkey or chicken breast OR grass fed organic ground beef 1 egg ¼ cup finely […] Read more

The Role That Pilates Plays in Lowering Your Blood Sugar

The Role That Pilates Plays in Lowering Your Blood Sugar

It’s no secret that exercise is a recommendation for people with pre diabetes.  You can pretty much be sure that exercise plays a vital role in any effective health building or health restoring plan.  There are dozens of different types of exercise and each one has it’s own distinctive benefit.  But, none as unique as pilates.

As we get older, the more important it become to maintain and build muscle mass.  It also gets harder.  Pilates works your muscles literally down to the bone.  The deep muscles in your core, along your lower and upper spine, the obliques, glutes, hips, shoulders, […] Read more

Protein Pumpkin Pancakes

Protein Pumpkin Pancakes

Protein Pumpkin Pancakes   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 8 mins Total time 18 mins   These are a wonderful sweet treat, but full of protein! Batter will be more runny than a typical pancake. For thicker pancakes, you can add a little more protein powder or any type of nut or coconut flour. For a good travel option, put the batter in a muffin pan and bake for 20 minutes at 350 or until center is […] Read more