Over 100 delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes that will help any food lover manage and live with diabetes
Over two million Canadians have diabetes–with 10 percent living with type 1 diabetes, and the remaining type 2. With recipes reflecting Canada’s diverse, multicultural population, this unique cookbook contains over a hundred mouthwatering recipes for everything from tempting appetizers like feta bruschetta and toasted walnut hummus to entrees like tandoori chicken and glazed asian lamb. Desserts and satisfying snacks aren’t off the menu, either–the book contains recipes for sour cream chocolate chip cake, fruit trifle, and chocolate zucchini muffins that will satisfy the sweetest tooth.
- Based on the latest recommendations from the Canadian Diabetes Association
- Includes a 16-page full-color insert of photos of the book’s many tempting dishes
Loaded with information for cooks with diabetes, the book also includes timesaving meal planning suggestions, shopping advice, and tips for plotting out a month of diverse and delicious menus. An essential companion volume to the bestselling Diabetes for Canadians For Dummies, this indispensable cookbook will help those with diabetes and their loved ones prepare and enjoy healthy, great-tasting food.
From the Back Cover
Manage your diabetes deliciously with these easy-to-prepare meals Want to create meals that are not only diabetes-friendly, but tasty and easy to prepare as well? This practical guide provides helpful ways to manage your diabetes through healthy eating with over 130 recipes covering relaxed brunch treats, hurried weekday meals, elegant party snacks, and sophisticated dinners for entertaining. You’ll discover smart shopping tips, menu-planning suggestions, and the latest information on treating diabetes successfully. Get nutritional know-how — understand how your diet affects your diabetes, investigate how to count carbohydrates, anddiscover how to decode food labels Control your weight — find out how you can fight being overweight through portion control, smart snacking, and balanced meals Explore a vegetarian diet — learn the benefits of meatless eating, and try many surprisingly simple and flavourful recipes Enjoy multicultural dishes at home — discover how easy it is to make mouth-watering meals inspired by dishes from Africa, China, India, Italy, the Mediterranean, the First Nations, and more Have fun cooking with your kids — get your kids hooked on healthy food habits with a selection of recipes tailored just for them Indulge wisely in guilt-free desserts — savour a wide range of delectable favourites, from pies to cakes to cookies, without sacrificing your health Make menu-planning a breeze — take advantage of a full month of menus, complete with breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks Open the book and find: Over 130 recipes The latest information on diabetes and nutrition Detailed nutritional analysis of every recipe Tips to save money at the grocery store Pantry staples to help you be ready for a quick and healthy meal at a moment’s notice Helpful food preparation tips and shortcuts How to bake with sugar substitutes Suggestions on how to eat right when you’re dining out Learn to: Manage your diabetes through nutrition Plan healthful and delicious menus Prepare quick and tasty dinners Make delectable, diabetes-friendly desserts
About the Author
Ian Blumer, MD, is a diabetes specialist in the Greater Toronto Area, is on the executive committee of the Clinical & Scientific Section of the Canadian Diabetes Association, and is the co-author of Diabetes For Canadians For Dummies. Cynthia Payne, RD, CDE, works at a diabetes education clinic in Cobourg and is a public speaker to professional and lay audiences, and a former nutrition columnist.
- Title: Diabetes Cookbook For Canadians For Dummies
- Autor: Cynthia Payne
- Publisher (Publication Date): For Dummies; 1 edition (September 7, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: | 0470160284
- ISBN-13: | 978-0470160282
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