Tag: diet

  • Low Carb Lupini Pasta: My Honest Taste Test

    Low Carb Lupini Pasta: My Honest Taste Test

    As the first leaves of November fall and we step into Diabetes Awareness Month, it’s not just about turning over a new leaf in the calendar; it’s about turning over new leaves in our kitchen too. Today, I’m taking you through a new chapter in my culinary diary—dabbling with Keto Lupini Pasta, a recent find…

  • Quick and Delicious Low-Carb Dinner with Creamy Poblano Chicken Enchiladas by Realgood Foods Co.

    Quick and Delicious Low-Carb Dinner with Creamy Poblano Chicken Enchiladas by Realgood Foods Co.

    Life with LADA Diabetes can be a balancing act—especially when it comes to meals. Managing blood sugar levels requires a diet that’s low in carbohydrates but high in flavor and convenience. And let’s be real; we don’t always have the time to whip up a home-cooked meal from scratch. That’s why having prepared low-carb foods…

  • Savoring Every Bite: Low Carb Tacos for Diabetes Wellness

    Savoring Every Bite: Low Carb Tacos for Diabetes Wellness

    Living with LADA diabetes requires careful attention to your diet to manage blood sugar levels effectively. One way to make this journey easier and more enjoyable is by incorporating low carb meals into your daily menu. Today, we’re here to celebrate one of the most beloved dishes in the world – Tacos! Not only are…

  • Ways to Incorporate More Salads into Your Low-Carb Diet

    Ways to Incorporate More Salads into Your Low-Carb Diet

    A salad is my favorite go-to option for a low-carb meal. However, I’ve had to change some of my grocery shopping and food prep patterns to make salad a more regular choice for my every day lunch or dinner. The biggest challenges I’ve had are: It’s all too easy to grab something quick but less…

  • Exploring Banza – A Healthier Alternative to Traditional Pasta (Review)

    Exploring Banza – A Healthier Alternative to Traditional Pasta (Review)

    Are you on the lookout for a healthier pasta option that doesn’t compromise on taste? I recently stumbled upon Banza Rotini during a Costco shopping spree, and its promise of 25% fewer net carbs than traditional pasta, along with added fiber and protein, piqued my curiosity. As someone who isn’t a regular pasta enthusiast due…

  • New Book Announcement: “Success with LADA Diabetes”

    New Book Announcement: “Success with LADA Diabetes”

    I am excited to announce the release of my book, “Success with LADA Diabetes: Achieving Optimal Health with Diet, Exercise, and Insulin.“ This long awaited book draws upon my decade of experience living with LADA Diabetes and aims to cover a wide variety of important topics. Book Description Discover the hidden world of Latent Autoimmune…

  • Amazing Asparagus

    Amazing Asparagus

    I bought some purple Asparagus at the farmer’s market recently, and was amazed by its taste. I started researching the health benefits and was surprised to find that it was very beneficial. Asparagus is very low carb, so it’s the perfect side dish that won’t require much, if any, additional insulin, nor should it cause…

  • Hamburger Salad for Me; Hamburgers for my family

    Hamburger Salad for Me; Hamburgers for my family

    I am proud of the Hamburger Salad I made for myself. Not eating a bun with my hamburger really helped with keeping my blood glucose more stable. I ate some fries, but this was a 30-carb meal instead of a 70-carb meal, all because I didn’t eat a bun. I could bolus less and didn’t…

  • Navigating the Munchies – Enjoying Cannabis

    Navigating the Munchies – Enjoying Cannabis

    This is the first in a series of blog posts about the intersection of cannabis and diabetes. Side note: Cannabis goes by a lot of names, including marijuana, pot, and weed. I’m going to call it cannabis in this series, but it’s all the same thing. In the USA, legality varies by state. It may…

  • Eating Fruit for a Soft Landing

    Eating Fruit for a Soft Landing

    The insulin in my pump can only change my blood glucose in one direction. Insulin lowers it. The tricky thing with treating diabetes with insulin is that too much insulin requires a correction. This correction is done by eating (or drinking) something with sugar in it. Grapes are a fun choice, and being able to…