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Football Fritters with Roasted Tomato Salsa and Cu...

These cute and tasty bean fritters stabilize glucose absorption and help you use insulin more effectively. Garlic, onion, and spices also lend a hand. The creamy, spicy dip and fresh salsa perfectly compliment the fritter’s savory flavor. So, dig in without a hint of guilt at your next football party!

Rosemary Mushroom Bolognese Stew with White Beans

Join us for a mid-winter meal in Italy — and you can fight diabetes at the same time. The deep tones of red wine, earthy mushrooms, rich bone broth and pungent herbs create an irresistible base for these creamy white beans and sweet tomatoes. Beans are a diabetes-healing superfood because they slow digestion, prevent blood sugar spikes for hours and help normalize blood pressure. This hearty stew also features chromium-packed onions and anti-inflammatory garlic, both of which aid in healing diabetes. It’s a great soup to freeze in individual portions for fast access to slow food, too.

Roast Turkey with Mushroom Gravy

There is nothing like the flavor and moistness of an all-natural heritage turkey. There’s no need to cover these birds with pounds of butter or stick them in deep fryers. A simple roast accented with herbs and spices is a perfect way to enjoy this holiday classic.

Kale and Roasted Winter Squash with Pecans

Classic fall flavors combine in this diabetes-easing dish. It’s simply loaded with healing ingredients, including squash, kale, onion and garlic, which all fight a major cause of diabetes – inflammation. Then toss in some pecans, which help balance blood sugar and help diabetics shed weight. If you love squash, you’ll adore this recipe.

Hearty Lentil Soup

Here’s a great, fresh-tasting alternative to canned lentil soup. It’s a fast, easy way to access all the healing properties of lentils, which are loaded with folate. This B vitamin drives down homocysteine’s ravaging inflammation, and protects the heart and the brain. Folate also improves mood and insomnia. The vegetables and herbs provide antioxidants which neutralize inflammatory and cancer-causing free radicals. And you’ll love the home-cooked flavor.

Roasted Vegetables with Goat Cheese

Showcase local and seasonal veggies while healing diabetes. Choose whatever looks good at your local farmers market and include it in this recipe! The carmelization from the roasting adds natural sweetness that contrasts nicely with the sharpness of the goat cheese. Cruciferous veggies like cauliflower and Brussels sprouts lower the risk of insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and diabetes, so eat them often!

Cinnamon Rice Pudding with Currants and Nuts

For dessert or breakfast, you’ll love this diabetes-busting pudding. The warm, aromatic tones of cinnamon, a hint of honey, creamy milk and the satisfying crunch of nuts make this brown rice irresistible. The whole grains, cinnamon, butter and nuts all help put the brakes on glucose. But nothing curbs the comfort, so dig in!

Macho Nachos

The standard nacho snack is a diabetes bombshell of dangerous fats and genetically modified “food products” that can easily increase your weight and spike your glucose. Our version has small amounts of healthy fats, more than twice the fiber and plenty of unadulterated whole grains to keep you blood sugar calm and steady. The only spike is in outrageous flavor and satisfying crunch, because real ingredients taste a million times better than the fake stuff!

Farmers Market Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

The best thing about this salad is that you can use whatever you find at your local farmers market. Pick out the most gorgeous seasonal veggies and combine them to create a colorful, eye pleasing and super nutritious side dish. Organic vegetables are higher in vitamins and minerals and have tons more flavor. Give thanks to small local farmers everywhere when you feast upon this bounty of a salad.

Jim Healthy’s Anti-Inflammation Punch

Here’s a refreshing holiday punch that won’t spike your blood sugar or add to your weight. As an added bonus, it contains three anti-inflammatory ingredients which relieve joint and muscle pain. This works so well that I sip on it during my workouts and find that it energizes me and speeds my recovery. Enjoy! Makes […]

Green Tea Pomegranate Spritzer for Diabetes

Fight diabetes with this sparkling green tea. You’ll love the zesty ginger and tangy pomegranate juice; your body will love the fact that tea, ginger and pomegranate juice help lower blood sugar. They’re also high in anti-inflammatories that reduce the risk of diabetes and its complications. So fill ‘er up!

Garlic Hummus Recipe

A trio of diabetes-fighting ingredients combine in this easy, versatile spread to control glucose, improve insulin sensitivity and lower cholesterol. Beans, garlic, and extra virgin olive oil are not only tasty but filled with antioxidants and vitamins that promote weight loss and diabetes health.

Football Fritters with Roasted Tomato Salsa and Cu...

These cute little football fritters defend you against diabetes! The typical chips, dips and pizza at Super Bowl parties send blood sugar spiking and crashing all over the place. But the beans in these tasty fritters stabilize glucose absorption and help you use insulin more effectively. Garlic, onion, and the spices also lend a hand. The creamy, spicy dip and fresh salsa perfectly compliment the fritter’s savory flavor, so dig in!

Garlic Shrimp on Jicama Crostini with Mango Salsa

You can have your crostini and eat it too! This crispy, refreshing jicama exudes flavor. If you’ve never tried it, you’re in for a treat — and you will be enjoying foods that help stabilize blood sugar by slowing digestion, controlling blood sugar spikes, and reducing insulin resistance.

Flourless Chocolate Chili Cake with Strawberry Sau...

Our tasters raved about the pure, intense chocolate flavor in this diabetes healing cake. They also loved the euphoric zing of the chili. I’ll bet you’ll swoon over it as much as we do. In addition, you get omega-3 oils from the eggs, anti-inflammatories in the dark chocolate, strawberries and orange juice, and antioxidants in the chili and cayenne. They all help give diabetes and its heart disease complications the boot. (Of course, there is still a bit of conventional sugar in the chocolate chips, so eat small portions to satisfy that chocolate craving without spiking blood sugar.)

Seared Scallop Salad with Edamame, Corn, Red Onion...

A fresh, easy diabetes-healing salad. Spicy jalapeno vinaigrette knocks this recipe out of the park with it’s super spicy kick and depth of flavor. Nutty edamame is a perfect combo with creamy scallops and crunchy red onion. Your blood sugar will “stay the course” thanks to the beans and omega-3-rich scallops.