Ways to Get More Fiber
You've probably heard the dire statistic: The average American gets less than half of the daily recommended amount of fiber. Why? Even if you're being "good," It's not that easy to get 25 to 30 grams daily. But we've got some easy ideas that will help.
If the word fiber conjures up a box of brown flakes, it's time to open your eyes to the colorful possibilities of low carb, high-fiber plant foods. Transforming these fruits and veggies into quick and delicious dishes doesn't even require cooking.
Mussels Fra Diavolo Tomato-Basil Bruschetta Baked Fruit Compote Cheeseburger Macaroni Casserole Fluffy Cranberry Mousse Orange and Onion Salad Chimichurri Steak Sauce Peanut Butter Bears with Mini Chips Green Beans and Walnuts Black Forest Cake
Isn't life all just a bit of give and take? We give things to get others, we take things to give ourselves things or to give others things (ala Robin Hood?). I think this is particularly true with diabetes. For example, at a wedding held later in the night, I might take a piece of cake to give myself either two hours of dancing OR maybe give myself a sleepless rest of the evening because of skyrocketing bloodsugar. I give myself a...