The Low GI Grain
Nutty in flavor, springy and slightly chewy in texture, barley is an ancient grain that's new again. Get a load of its nutritional content and glycemic index ranking (the lowest!), and you'll want to have some on hand at all times. Different barley preparations can have a delicious place at breakfast, lunch, dinner, and, surprise, even dessert (just swap out half of a recipe's regular flour for the same amount of barley flour).
Corn Bread Dumpling Soup Grouper with Mango Salsa Garden Vegetable Soup Syrian Cucumber/Mint Soup Cheesy Vegetable Strata Grilled Split Rosemary and Garlic Chicken Basmati Quinoa Pilaf Italian-Style Chicken Asian Peanut Noodles Baked Sweet Potatoes with Yogurt-Rice Topping
Having lived with diabetes for over three decades, I've heard more than my fair share of ignorant comments. Sometimes, all I can do is shake my head and laugh. Other times, I get internally irate. And there are times when I take a moment to correct some piece of misinformation; if I feel my correction will be taken without issue. Here, are my top ten things I believe no person with diabetes should ever have to hear. That are also, unfortunately, all too commonly uttered. ...