About Lara Rondinelli, RD, LDN, CDE
Lara Rondinelli-Hamilton RD, LDN, CDE is the co-author of Healthy Calendar Diabetic Cooking, Gluten-Free Recipes for People with Diabetes, as well as The Healthy Carb Diabetes Cookbook (American Diabetes Association, 2013, 2012 and 2008). Lara has been featured nationwide on various television and radio programs promoting healthy eating, cooking, and meal planning. As a dietitian and diabetes educator, she has counseled people with diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure, and for weight loss and general wellness. She has a special interest in celiac disease as she was biopsy-diagnosed with it in 2007. Lara has been involved with the American Diabetes Association diabetes camps, working as lead dietitian for the Triangle D camp in Illinois. Lara currently works as a Certified Diabetes Educator at DuPage Medical Group. Lara writes on food and diet, and dishes up healthy recipes for the dLife community in her monthly column, "Everyday Eating."
Read Everyday Eating here.
Spinach Whole Wheat Lasagna Ling Cod Fillets "Come and Get 'Em" Potato Skins Rice and Black Bean Salad Strawberries with Balsamic Vinegar Cantaloupe Cooler French Crostini with Balsamic Oil and Herbs Tropical Pineapple Bars Short Sharp Chops Vanilla-Almond Meringues
After spending way too much money on a few packages of Christmas candy and cookies, and ingredients for the Gingerbread Cheesecake my sister was intent on making, and viewing the usual upcoming January ads (exercise equipment, diet foods, and big-screen TVs for Super Bowl Sunday), my natural cynicism started taking form... Why do we overindulge in... everything... these last six weeks of the year? "Christmas comes but once a year." Christmas...