By Lara Rondinelli, RD, LDN, CDE
It can be difficult and expensive to try to eat healthy with diabetes. Things are gradually changing, but some of the healthiest foods are still often among the most expensive. Here are ten foods that won't sabotage your budget or your blood sugar.
Chicken Fricassee with Rice Southern Vegetable and Corn Chowder Orange-Sauced Broccoli and Peppers Baked Vegetables Beef Burgundy with Cocoa Powder Beef and Pepper Fajitas Chicken Gumbo with Okra Citrus Sesame Smoothie Turkey Sloppy Joes Double-Decker Fruit Stacks
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...