Potluck Favorites That Require Little or No Effort

No time to cook or bake for tonight’s potluck? No need to panic. You can still get something healthful from the club store, grocery store, or in a real pinch the drug store. Here’s some ideas…

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No time to cook or bake for tonight’s potluck? No need to panic.

We’ve all been there. Got to get something on the run for the office/ school/ church/ neighborhood holiday potluck. No time to do much more than pick something up and get it to the table. You can still get something healthful from the club store, grocery store, or in a real pinch the drug store. Here’s some ideas I’ve used when caught in this pinch. Continue reading “Potluck Favorites That Require Little or No Effort”

ONE SHOT of Inspiration

Team Type One is more than a professional cycling team with members who have diabetes…

ONE SHOT 60-second Sizzle Reel from Guy Mossman on Vimeo.

Team Type One is more than a professional cycling team with members who have diabetes working towards competing in the 2012 Tour de France. Visit their website and you’ll find info and inspiration for people with diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2) so that we can achieve our dreams.

Oh yeah, you’ll also find some yummy beefcake too!

Vox Pop Films is working on a documentary called ONE SHOT about Team Type One’s efforts to get to the 2012 Tour de France.

Minimalism as a Diabetic Strategy?

Could minimalism be a strategy for managing food for people with diabetes?
Cooking simply the fewest ingredients for the maximum yumminess? Sounds like an idea worth pursuing

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Could minimalism be a strategy for managing food for people with diabetes?

It happens to the best of us. We hit our limit. We run out of energy or enthusiasm or focus. The thought of having to prepare one more diabetic-friendly meal is just too much. Could a minimalist approach to cooking get us through this rough spot?

Minimalism is defined as that which uses the simplest and fewest elements to create the maximum effect. Cooking the fewest ingredients simply for the maximum yumminess? Sounds like an idea worth pursuing. Continue reading “Minimalism as a Diabetic Strategy?”

Surviving the Holiday Potluck

It’s that time of year again. When people gather to celebrate holidays. There will be camaraderie. There will be good cheer. And there will be food. It’s all manageable.

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It’s that time of year again. When people gather to celebrate holidays. There will be camaraderie. There will be good cheer. And there will be food.

The holiday potluck table can be filled with carbs and fat and sugar. All things dangerous for a person with diabetes. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be managed. And that doesn’t mean you can’t have a good time.

Here are some ideas: Continue reading “Surviving the Holiday Potluck”