Eating fruits and veggies in their whole state, rather than mashed, pureed, juiced, etc., generally lessens their impact on blood sugar. And fresh produce has a bigger nutritional punch of antioxidants and vitamins than fruits and veggies shipped long distances or processed. If it's farmer's market season, it's prime time for fresh, local produce bursting with flavor at bargain prices. Today, stop by your roadside stand and pick up some low-carb favorites for dinner.
Red Bell Pepper Sauce Overnight Layered Salad Shredded Pork Sandwiches Sweet and Sour Carrots Mussels Provencal Fruit Verde Salad Lemony Beef and Barley with Sugar Snap Peas Fresh Fruit Breakfast Salad Spicy and Sweet Chicken Spinach-Salmon Pinwheels
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...