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the truth about hidden sugars

Know The Truth About Hidden Sugars

That’s the truth – hidden sugars are everywhere – in your sweets, in your snacks, in condiments you use, in breads, fruit juices and pickles. In fact, every packaged food item has added refined sugar in some form or other. Now, you are probably thinking you’ve been cutting down on your sugar intake–avoiding it in…

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Eat cake Life hacks for diabetics

Eat cake!

Eat cake. Yes! Celebrate with a piece of cake/cupcake. If you’re baking it, use applesauce and dates to sweeten. If not, cut down on carbs in other meals. Walk it off. Most important, savor and enjoy! .

Whole grain toast Life hacks for diabetics

Whole grain toast

Layer a toast of wholegrain toast with almond butter and slices of banana. Sprinkle with cinnamon and cocoa and enjoy!

Carrot and hummus Life hacks for diabetics

Carrot and hummus

Enjoy a bowl of baby carrots with hummus. This snack is the perfect combo of healthy carbohydrates, fat and protein. Hummus, made with chickpeas, olive oil, garlic, and tahini, brings protein, vitamins and minerals and heart-healthy fats.

Greek yogurt Life hacks for diabetics

Greek yogurt

Greek yogurt is a creamy snack with one of the highest protein counts per ounce and lower in sugar than other types of yogurt. Enjoy one unsweetened cup with a slice of your favorite fruit!

Pineapple salsa Life hacks for diabetics

Pineapple salsa

Pineapple salsa – one of my favorite snacks! A treat – both visual and to the palate, this pineapple salsa is just superb. You need 2 cups chopped pineapple, 2 cups bell pepper, diced, 1 tomato, diced, half a cup chopped cilantro, 1/4 cup finely chopped onion, 2 tbsp lime juice, salt and ground black…

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