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.
Mint-Flavored Snap Peas Popovers with Parmesan Watermelon-Kiwi-Banana Smoothie Warm Toasted Sesame Chicken Salad Basil Yogurt Dip Low-Fat Butter Spread Country Green Beans Zucchini in a Coconut Lime Sauce Chicken Veggie Kabobs Asparagus with Toasted Almonds
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...