Cooking meals to meet my needs

22 07, 2017

Those Jeans, My Journey: Reflections At The Place Where My Weight Loss Mission Began

By | 2017-10-12T09:43:35+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|Diabetic Recipes, Type 2 Diabetes and Food, Type 2 Diabetes and Travel, Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss / Exercise|

I shed 90lbs in 11 years and here's the picture to prove it. I was aiming for 100lbs a few months ago and that still may be coming soon, but for now, I stop to reflect on this amazing fact. And there's more to this story than what I've lost, keep reading to find out some of the beautiful things [...]

3 12, 2013

Review of Glucerna Advance

By | 2013-12-03T08:36:28+00:00 December 3rd, 2013|Diabetes Product Reviews, Diabetic Recipes|

I have been enjoying drinking Glucerna shakes for the past two years. Until now, my favorite has been the Glucerna Hunger Smart Shakes. I drink them on my busy mornings as a breakfast replacement. They are perfect for when I am in a rush and need something tasty, filling, and quick.   However, in the UAE, I have only been able [...]

4 08, 2013

Sunday Cooking from the Kitchen Diva’s Diabetic Cookbook

By | 2013-08-05T17:59:20+00:00 August 4th, 2013|Diabetic Recipes|

Month 1- The first Sunday of each month, I will post recipes from some various diabetic cookbooks. Since Sunday dinner is an important tradition in Black American culture, I figure this would be the perfect edition to my blog. I had the pleasure of meeting The Kitchen Diva last year when I interviewed for my youtube channel (see video here) [...]

14 06, 2013

Meatless Diabetic Cooking…Indian Style

By | 2013-08-04T23:59:47+00:00 June 14th, 2013|Diabetic Recipes|

I attend a weekly Diabetes Clinic and on the last Thursday of the month, we learn how to cook diabetic-friendly meals. Last month, I asked if I could showcase my cooking skills and Melissa (our Diabetes Educational Specialist) pleasantly agreed. We cooked Tofu Masala and [...]

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