Breakfast · Diabetes-Friendly

Healthy Vanilla Frappe

When I was pregnant, I had an aversion to coffee. Since I desperately need caffeine in the morning, I had to look at different options. One morning, I stopped by Starbucks and got a vanilla frappe and it completely hit the spot! The problem is that I found myself craving one every morning, and I… Continue reading Healthy Vanilla Frappe

Diabetes-Friendly · Entrees · Vegetarian

Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti

Low carb pasta.  Sounds like an oxymoron.  However, similar to the Turkey Zucchini Pasta, the pasta is replaced with a vegetable.  I love using spaghetti squash in casseroles because the flavor is not very strong, so it is very easy to form into whatever recipe you would like.  I like the Italian-inspired recipes with this vegetable. Why… Continue reading Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti

Desserts · Diabetes-Friendly

Healthy Peanut Butter Frosting

Not only is this frosting “not bad” for you, it’s good for you!  Seriously, Greek yogurt, powdered peanut butter (PB2), Splenda and vanilla extract. That’s it.  Delicious and easy! Typical frosting is made of butter and powdered sugar.  High in saturated fat and high in sugar.  The Green Eyed Dietitian recipe is high in protein… Continue reading Healthy Peanut Butter Frosting

Diabetes-Friendly · Entrees

Zoodles with Turkey Meat Sauce

Does anyone else feel like their stomach turns into a bottomless pit when eating spaghetti?  It’s just one of those dishes that almost compels you to require a heaping plate in order to be satisfied.  The problem is that it does not deliver the nutritional benefits of say, a heaping plate of raw vegetables (who asks… Continue reading Zoodles with Turkey Meat Sauce