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

What You Probably Don’t Know About Prescription Medications

What You Probably Don’t Know About Prescription Medications

If it doesn’t scare you enough to be pre diabetic, the prospect of being on multiple lifelong medications should shake you up a bit.

Aside from the fact that adults with diabetes fill about 4 times as many prescriptions as the general population, they also end up spending much more money on diabetic products within the drug store.  Diabetic patients are some of the most sought after patients in Pharmacy. I have talked to Pharmacy Executives that anticipate the average diabetic patient spending $350 in non-reimbursed products every time they come in for their medications. These are products where they have […] Read more

Southwest Avocado Meatloaf

Southwest Avocado Meatloaf

Southwest Avocado Meatloaf   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 55 mins Total time 1 hour 5 mins   This recipe is tremendous! I’m fascinated with the avocado staying green after being baked. Tasty, low carb, and moist. What more can you ask for! Author: Leslie Harrington Recipe type: Main Dish Cuisine: Diabetic Friendly Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 lb. ground 99% turkey breast ½ c Zucchini chopped ½ to 1 red bell pepper 1 jalapeño […] Read more

Healthy Crust-Less Apple Pie

Healthy Crust-Less Apple Pie

Healthy Crust-Less Apple Pie   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   This was a single serving experiment and oh my goodness did it come out YUMMY! Author: Leslie Harrington Recipe type: Diabetic friendly Cuisine: American Serves: 1 Ingredients 1 medium organic apple ½ tbsp Almond Meal – coarsely ground ½ tsp Ghee ¼ tsp PLUS extra for top, Cinnamon to taste Dash of salt 1 tbsp ground walnuts, […] Read more

Low-Carb Cauliflower “Potato” Salad

Low-Carb Cauliflower “Potato” Salad

Cauliflower “Potato” Salad   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins   You won’t believe this is cauliflower! It’s a little better after it chills for a while and even better the next day. Author: Leslie Harrington Recipe type: Low Carb Cuisine: American Ingredients 16 ounce fresh cauliflower (about 1 -1.5 heads) 4 pasture raised, organic hard boiled eggs, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 3 chopped green onions 3 tablespoons yellow mustard ½ cup paleo mayo (can use […] Read more

Portobello Mushroom “Pizza”

Portobello Mushroom “Pizza”

Portobello Mushroom “Pizza”   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   Try this fantastic substitute for pizza crust and keep it low carb! Author: Leslie Harrington Recipe type: Diabetic Friendly Cuisine: American Serves: 1-2 Ingredients 1-2 Large portobello mushroom caps Organic red sauce – look for simple ingredients with no added sugar Nutritional yeast or fresh mozzerella cheese Sauteed spinach Organic chicken sausage – Bilinski’s is nitrate free, anti-biotic […] Read more

Insulin dependence -Fight the possibility!

Insulin dependence -Fight the possibility!

I don’t recall my Dad ever being diagnosed with pre diabetes.  It wasn’t until after his stroke that he was confirmed a “type 2 diabetic”.  I remember my Mom struggling to figure out when and how much of the insulin she should give him, but I never knew what was going on in his body leading up to his current condition.  Today, I am convinced, the issue with his blood sugar may have been existing long before he ever displayed symptoms.

 

Obesity is the #1 cause of preventable death in America. Gaining just 11 extra pounds doubles your risk for type […] Read more