Eating for Gestational Diabetes (continued)
Here is a sample menu for a day that includes 30-45 grams carbohydrates per meal and one snack with 15 grams carbohydrate.
Breakfast (30 grams carb)
- 1/2 cup oatmeal with 2 tablespoons toasted walnuts
- 1 cup milk
- 1 hard boiled egg
Snack (15 grams carb)
- 6 ounces yogurt
Lunch (45 grams carb)
Dinner (45 grams of carbs)
- 4 ounces pork tenderloin (see recipe on next page)
- 1 cup grilled vegetables (zucchini, peppers and tomatoes)
- 1/2 cup quinoa
- 1/2 cup plain yogurt with 3/4 cup strawberries
Fresh Fruit Breakfast Salad Low-Fat Ricotta Cream Cheese West Indies Shrimp Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms Thanksgiving Cranberry Compote Low Carb, Fat Free Onion-Cheese Dip Grilled Shrimp Colorful Chicken and Corn Sauté Honey-Lime Melon Wedges Oriental Pork and Walnut Nuggets
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...