Tag Archives: food groups

Let’s Count Carbs….OH NO!

We all hate to count carbs. All the information is on the label about how many carbs are in each serving, but how do we interpret the numbers on the label?   Let’s look at a label and see what … Continue reading

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Free Foods Finally

All this talk about carbs and fats and calories. Finally some FREE FOODS!!!!! What are free foods? These are foods with 5 grams or less of carbs and less than 20 calories per serving. Let’s see what is considered free … Continue reading

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Combination Foods

What about combination foods? How are these counted into a diabetic diet?   Combination foods are foods that contain more than one food group listing. With careful planning, these foods can be incorporated very easily.  

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Fats In Our Diet

Every day we eat fats in our diet without even realizing. Peanut butter, salad dressing, margarine, sour cream; it all adds up. How do we count it in so everything isn’t blown way out of proportion?   Let’s look at … Continue reading

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Cooking Carrots

I have tried several ways of cooking carrots, but our favorite way has become in the oven. I know, that sounds crazy. Let me tell you how I do it.

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