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Lately I've been very concerned about my health and the health of my family. Eating healthy has not always been a top priority for me, but NOW it is, due to the fact that I have a family history of diabetes. This deadly disease has already claimed two of my family members.
Enough about me, let's talk about you.
You're probably searching for diabetic soul food recipes on the internet because you still want to be able to eat great tasting foods.
And I'm sure you're well aware that proper exercise and diet are key to preventing or controlling diabetes.
I can't help you with the exercise piece, but I can help you by providing diabetic friendly recipes that are tasty and delicious too.
You've made a wise decision to consider changing your diet. If you
have not already done so, be sure to consult a physician or dietitian
before making any changes in your diet. This is especially true if you
have been recently diagnosed. These people are experts who know all of
the details involved in helping you meet your goals.
Primarily, nothing works better than taking your medication, exercising and proper diet. Does this sound familiar? It should these are all things your have heard from your personal physician and dietitian.
I can't help with the medication, however, if you follow some simple recipe guidelines you can still enjoy deliciously prepared foods that taste great. The ideal diabetic recipes will have the following nutritionalcharacteristics.
That's the bad news. The good news is you can easily make these changes by making some simple adjustments to your recipes ingredients. It's just that simple.
Now that doesn't sound too bad, does it? You only have to make slight ingredient changes and you can still eat all of your favorites such as desserts, chocolate cake, peanut butter cookies, ice cream, brownies, chicken, and more.
So what changes or substitutes should I make? The simplest and easiest way to strip away fats, sodium, cholesterol and calories is to focus on your grocery list. When buying your recipe ingredients, choose food products that are:
This may seem difficult, but all you have to do is review the labels and look for food products with at least 25% fewer calories than the regular products your normally buy.
Additionally, here is some other recipe ingredient substitutions.
Sorry for making you wait, for the recipes. I just had to provide you with some useful diabetic education. I'm sure you'll agree that education is important.
Now that you know how to make adjustments in your diabetic soul food recipes, here are some recipes for your enjoyment. A finally word of caution, always talk with your dietitian before adjusting your meal plan.
Fish and Seafood Recipes
Make for a healthy diabetic recipes.
This oven-baked fish recipe is easy to prepare and delicious.
Pan Fried Catfish
Diabetic foods can be flavorful, this recipe is proof.
Peanut Butter Cookie
Cookies are a diabetic recipe dessert favorite.
You can still enjoy you favorite seafood dishes.
Don't be without this diabetic dessert favorite during the holidays.