Cookingand eatingwith diabetes can be a challenge. In addition to the usual everyday time and preparation concerns, you have to worry about carbohydrates, blood sugar, and choosing the best possible ingredients. But this cookbook makes life simpler and more delicious. Written by an experienced dietician, it focuses on unprocessed, nutrient-rich whole foods that are fresh, hearty, and inexpensive. Enjoy dishes everyone will love, like Artichoke Baked Eggs, a Wasabi Salmon Burger, Coconut-Crusted Chicken in a Curry Broth, Curried Pumpkin and Lentil Stew, and even yummy desserts like Mini Chocolate Orange Cakes with Ancho Chilies and Baklava Bundles. Every recipe comes with nutritional information and notes to help guide diabetics to a healthier life.
Kate Gardner, MS, RD is a registered dietitian and culinary nutritionist specializing in whole foods for optimal health and wellness. She received her master's degree in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology—and is currently a doctoral candidate in Food and Nutrition Policy—at Columbia University's Teacher's College. Gardner counsels patients in sports nutrition, weight management, medical nutrition therapy, and diet modification from her offices in Darien, CT, and White Plains, NY. In addition to counseling, she has been a featured expert in print media, creates recipes for various organizations, and has hosted hundreds of cooking demonstrations.