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Diabetic Thanksgiving Side Dishes


Use whole-grain bread, which has higher fiber and more vitamins and minerals than refined-grain bread. Chestnuts are loaded with carbohydrates and the pecans have a similar flavor and texture for far less carbohydrates. If you can’t resist your holiday favorites, fill your plate with safe foods first, and leave room for small servings of your favorites. Make sure there is no yolk in the whites bowl, or it will not beat properly. I get a new pod and a new bottle of insulin just to be on the safe side I change pod and use the new insulin. Try a cranberry relish or cut down on the amount of sugar in your cranberry sauce by adding fruit juices or apple sauce. Or eliminating the rolls all together?

But where I really struggle with the carb counting is in the side dishes. ·         Crackers. If you CANNOT live without crackers during the holiday, choose crackers that are made from whole grains (such as Mary’s Gone Crackers) or those made from stone ground flour or sprouted grain flour. I also love to use sprouted whole grain tortillas and cut them up into the shape of chips and either bake or just eat plain with my favorite dip! Sprinkle with cinnamon, nutmeg, and almonds (optional). ·         Dips. f/t Blind, Montgomery Co.

Many holiday dips are made from ingredients such as cream cheese, sour cream and Velveeta. These may be low-glycemic but it does nothing for your health, weight and cholesterol levels! Beat in egg. Guacamole and bean based dips (preferable not refried beans, but rather black beans) are also a low-glycemic alternative. Almond-Berry Cobbler ·         Fruit based desserts. Most traditional desserts are sugar, sugar, sugar, butter and more sugar. What if you could eat desserts that had naturally occurring sugar such as a “Raw” Apple Pie that contains NO added sugars AND incorporates nuts and dates as the crust!

AMAZING! Or a Almond-Berry Cobbler that only contains added honey, but also includes real raspberries and blackberries, oatmeal and almonds! These are GREAT desserts that won’t lead you to feeling deprived during the holiday season! We hope you have enjoyed these tips to prepare diabetic thanksgiving side dishes. It is possible to have flavor and health during the holidays and leave absolutely satisfied! The photo above gives a great example of how to fill a healthy plate.

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Diabetic Thanksgiving Side Dishes

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many of us are thinking of menus, making shopping lists and planning table arrangements. According to media reports, nowadays more and more animal protectors and vegans celebrate Thanksgiving Day by adopting turkeys. In short, my pancreas fails to produce any insulin and I am dependent on insulin shots for the remainder of my life. You can also make this in a purchased graham-cracker crust (which does add more sugar.) Or if you don’t care about dieting or limiting sugar, you could definitely make the recipe with all sugar and it would still be a pretty low-sugar dessert. Among them the competition between Princeton and Yale drew over 40,000 fans on the spot. The table is always filled with various delicious food and desserts. If he asks you to go through some tests make sure to get it done on time from a reliable diagnostic center.

Roast vegetables at 400 degrees, basting occasionally with chicken stock, orange or apple juice, or low-fat Italian dressing. The piecaken is a dish that is free of culinary constraints. This really cool infographic got tossed around on Twitter by Glucolift (and was created by Tandem Diabetes Care.) Give it a whirl. Fluconazole should not be used in pregnancy or in women of childbearing potential unless your doctor has told you to. When done take it out from the oven and keep aside. The great thing about any type of meat (chicken, turkey, tenderloin, fish, etc.) is that is it ALWAYS low-glycemic. The apples add a moist richness, and the olive oil is a healthy fat, a welcome ingredient after the cholesterol-busting turkey dinner.


Sweet potato belongs to rough food which can substitute refined grain for healthy reason. Soon after our marriage we moved to Florida to start our lives together. Beat with electric mixer until smooth. What about a stuffing composed of quinoa (check out Quinoa and PecanStuffing) instead of high glycemic flour? So when you think of Thanksgiving Day, what pictures will appear on your mind? Educate your self with information about the different causes of heart problems, how to tackle them and reduce risks of cardiac arrests. When close nearly tender, raise oven heat to 425 degrees and continue roasting 10 to15 minutes more or until vegetables are browned and tender.

·         Crackers. But you kind of have to eat it on Thanksgiving. A maximum dose of 12mg/kg every 48 hours should not be exceeded during weeks three and four. Any type of enriched flour has had all of the fiber and nutrients removed leaving it VERY high glycemic and should be avoided if you are diabetic. ·         Dips. Raise heat and bring mixture to a boil for one minute. Many holiday dips are made from ingredients such as cream cheese, sour cream and Velveeta.

I have helped out several organizations and am a strong believer in helping out the community. Nutritional Information? Guacamole and bean based dips (preferable not refried beans, but rather black beans) are also a low-glycemic alternative. Almond-Berry Cobbler ·         Fruit based desserts. Cream Cheese-Berry Coffee Cake is extremely tasty and soft. What if you could eat desserts that had naturally occurring sugar such as a “Raw” Apple Pie that contains NO added sugars AND incorporates nuts and dates as the crust! AMAZING!

Or a Almond-Berry Cobbler that only contains added honey, but also includes real raspberries and blackberries, oatmeal and almonds! If it is almost time for your next dose do not take the dose that you missed. We hope you have enjoyed these tips to prepare diabetic thanksgiving side dishes. It is possible to have flavor and health during the holidays and leave absolutely satisfied! Happy Holidays!

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