Cheap Eats: Recipes That Won't Break the Bank
Recipes for diabetes-friendly fare that won’t break the bank.
Mix and match these courses for on-a-budget, carb-conscious lunches and dinners that will make the whole family happy.
Steamed Chicken and Rice Balls
Black Bean Hummus
Rosemary and Garlic Focaccia
Quick Taco Soup
3 Bean Salad
Pita Pizza Pizzazz
Baked Sweet Onion Dip
Quick Snack Nachos
Chili Bean Dip
Peanut Butter Pudding
Rice Pudding with Raisins
Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake)
Vanilla and Nutmeg Custard
Spicy Pumpkin Cookies
Reviewed by Susan Weiner, R.D., M.S., C.D.E., C.D.N. 10/08
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This morning it wasn’t the sun, the wind, or the birds that woke me up. It was the soft, insistent vibrating of a medical device urging me to check my blood sugar. Opening my eyes, still safely under the covers, I checked my blood sugar with a meter smaller than a deck of cards, calibrated my continuous glucose monitor, and then glanced at my insulin pump — which reminded me that today was the day I needed to change my infusion set. My dLife is pretty high tech. And I’m...