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.
Broccoli Terrine Prosciutto Wrapped Basil Shrimp Halibut Steaks in Pouches Mediterranean Meatballs Bread Dressing Marinated Chicken Roll-ups Asparagus Salad with Vinaigrette Stove Top Pasta and Ground Turkey Broccoli and Spaghetti Soup Steak Salad with Buttermilk Dressing
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...