You've heard about diabetes "superfoods" -- the foods packed with nutrients that may help protect against diabetes complications -- and maybe even tried to remember to put them on your grocery list whenever you can. But it's not always easy to figure out ways to fit these foods into your daily meals.
To that end, we have created a one-week plan of dinners that take advantage of many of the superfoods. You can use the dLife recipes we provide or go off on your own and be creative. Plus, we've added quick tips for testing and taking medications and/or insulin around meals, all to help you get on track with your diabetes management while enjoying what you eat. Bon appetit!
Brie Covered with Parmesan and Breadcrumbs Spaghetti with Creamy Smoked Salmon Sauce Turkey Sausage Patties Kale Chips with Toasted Nori Salmon with Fresh Tomato Salsa Peaches, Honey, and Almond Cream Macaroni and Cheese Chicken & Vegetable Tortilla Roll-Ups Soy Nut and Pumpkin Seed Party Mix Spicy Tomato Drink
As I mentioned in an earlier post, one of the benefits that made it cost-effective for me to go with the real healthcare (HSA) plan rather than the phony (HRA) plan is that my company is now covering "preventative" medicines at $0 copay. The formulary for these, as stated by CVS/Caremark (my pharmacy benefits provider), covers all test strips, lancets, and control solutions. I dutifully get my doctor to write up prescriptions for all of my testing needs, submit...