Fast and Simple Diabetes Menus

Over 125 Recipes and Meal Plans for Diabetes Plus Complicating Factors

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June 2, 2004


Electronic book text, 224 pages


0071422552 / 9780071422550

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Fast and Simple Diabetes Menus provides more than 125 delicious and easy diabetic-friendly recipes, plus guidelines for adapting menus and recipes to accommodate complicating factors that often accompany diabetes, including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, kidney disease, and celiac sprue disease. Based on the latest exchange lists and research, the book includes four weeks of menus.

Author comments

Betty Wedman-St. Louis, Ph.D., R.D., C.N.S., is a former president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators. She is the executive director of the American College of Nutrition and the author of several cookbooks for people with diabetes. She lives in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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125 mouthwatering recipes to simplify your meal planning for diabetes control!

Keeping a diet that meets the strict nutritional requirements of diabetes can be difficult and time-consuming, but it is a critical part in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. You need meals that you can prepare quickly with little fuss and even less guesswork. Fast and Simple Diabetes Menus eliminates the frustration and confusion associated with diabetes meal planning by featuring 125 delicious recipes, including nutritional information and food exchanges, that will help you manage diabetes.

Leading diabetes nutrition educator Betty Wedman-St. Louis offers you her expert advice and wealth of knowledge on cooking for a diabetes-friendly diet. In this easy-to-use cookbook, you will find that eating healthy doesn't mean eating boring, bland food. Her palate-pleasing, healthy recipes are based on the latest guidelines and research and include everything from breads, cakes, and muffins to meat, poultry, and fish to soups, salads, and vegetarian delights. She also includes information on complicating factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, kidney disease, and celiac sprue.

Dr. Wedman-St. Louis even plans a month's worth of meals, so all you have to do is buy groceries and cook­­no guesswork on your part! Using her recipes, you can enjoy:

  • Crispy Thyme Chicken
  • Fresh-Vegetable Lasagna
  • Pine-Nut-Stuffed Lamb Chops
  • Pineapple Rice
  • Avocado and Potato Salad
  • Savory Garlic Shrimp
  • German Chocolate Cake
  • Lemon Yogurt Bars
  • Fruit smoothies
  • And more

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