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Grilled Buffalo Sirloin with Dijon Mushroom Sauce

Lean, juicy and flavorful, these buffalo steaks will keep a big smile on your face all evening. Full of protein and iron and served with a tangy mustard sauce these steaks are enhanced even more with the addition of earthy mushrooms and soft sweet onions and peppers.

Grilled Salmon with Squash and Pepita Pesto for De...

Banish the blues with wild salmon and pumpkin seeds! This simple but satisfying meal features the meaty, rich flavor of wild salmon. It’s complemented with sweet squash and the garlic-parmesan tones of pesto. Studies show that eating large quantities of omega-3 fish slashes the rate of depression, while pumpkin seeds boost brain-cheering serotonin.

Flax Pancakes with Berry Sauce

Flax gives this classic breakfast a healing twist by adding omega-3s and fiber to light fluffy naturally sweet pancakes. The berry sauce is gorgeous in color and just a drizzle will bring you energy and an easy smile all morning.

Quinoa Salad with Avocado and Jalapeno Berry Vinai...

The color of this salad alone will make you smile. The whole grains are packed with fiber and the brilliant spicy vinaigrette can’t help but put a swing in your step. Add creamy avocado and crisp green onions and the balance of this salad is pure perfection.

Pumpkin Pie and Whipped Cream

You don’t have to give up your traditions just because diabetes has become a part of your life. This healthy, sugar-free version of pumpkin pie will satisfy your cravings and let you be part of the feast on Thanksgiving Day.

Joint-Chilling Coconut Orange Parfait with Ginger ...

Your palate will love this cool, complex and satisfying dessert as much as your joints do! It bursts with the flavors of citrus and honey, followed by warm ginger notes in the berries. Don’t feel guilty enjoying this treat: the yogurt, ginger and the berries specialize in easing joint pain and repairing damaged cartilage.

Roasted Broccoli with Dried Cherries and Walnuts f...

Ease depression with this quick and easy dish. We roast broccoli with cherries and walnuts, resulting in a chewy, crunchy, sweet treat. It’s full of complex carbs that enhance brain-happy serotonin and omega-3 oils that help prevent depression.

Depression-Lifting Greek Meatball Sandwich

Ease the blues with the hearty goodness of bison-olive meatballs. These savory chunks of meat are sitting on crunchy veggies and smothered in cool mint dressing. It’s a delectable combination. The grass-fed buffalo, whole grains, eggs and yogurt replenish your supplies of critical feel-good nutrients.

Tandoori Shrimp over Wheatberry Salad

This creamy citrusy marinade is perfect with meaty succulent shrimp. Wheatberries are a super nutritious whole grain and their chewy nuttiness is enhanced by creamy yogurt and crunchy vegetables.

Spinach Salad with Flax Crusted Salmon and Flax Vi...

Simple, fresh and sure to keep your spirits up all day, this yummy salad has a bit of everything. Crunchy veggies complement golden salmon and the tangy dressing brings it all together to give you protein, nutrients and plenty of flavor.

Chilled Watermelon Cantaloupe Soup with Citrus Hon...

Summery light and refreshing, this easy soup is healthy and delicious. The creaminess of the yogurt is the perfect touch that adds not only probiotics and protein but the perfect balance to this sweet fruity cold afternoon delight.

Cauliflower and Celery Root Mash with Roasted Garl...

Forget glucose-spiking mashed potatoes. Who needs them when you can fill yourself with this heavenly mash? It’s slightly sweet with the pungent, earthy tones of roasted garlic, and mild, fresh flavor of celeriac. And it’s low GI. Inflammatory foods are one of the root causes of diabetes, and cruciferous veggies like cauliflower are some of the most potent anti-inflammatories around. Celery root adds its own inflammation-fighting powers to the mix, as does garlic. And that means protection from diabetes as well as heart disease. There’s a really good reason to give thanks at Thanksgiving!

Bean Fritters with Curry Yogurt Dip

Fun and easy, these little snacks are a winner with everyone in the family. Sitting in front of football or relaxing on the back porch you can get all the benefits of diabetes-healing foods in a pop-in-your-mouth tasty treat. The curry yogurt dip brings these to a whole different level with its spicy exotic kick.

Broccoli Balls with Cheese Herb Sauce

Diabetes-friendly and fun to make and eat, these are a healthy alternative to greasy party food and will have your guests clearing the platter in no time. The yummy cheese sauce is a sure winner with the kids and a great way to get them to eat their veggies.

Brazil Nut Flax-Crusted Cod

This easy-to-prepare gourmet-style entree is an arthritis healing wonder. Succulent omega-3 eggs, nuts and seafood will soothe those aching joints while selenium in the mushrooms and Brazil nuts will tackle the free radicals that cause joint damage.

The onions and mushrooms should be dark and very soft. If the pan starts to burn on the bottom, add a little bit of water. Serve this delicate fish with steamed broccoli and a simple smashed butternut squash for a full, satisfying healing meal.

Turkey Marsala with Mushrooms, Artichoke Hearts an...