Who doesn’t crave ice cream when the temperature hits above 90 degrees? And hearing the Mr. Softee jingle only intensifies your cravings! I’m a big fan of eating the real thing and see nothing wrong with eating a scoop of real ice cream. It tastes better and is more satisfying than many of the “diet”…

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I have some exciting news to share –  I wrote a book and it got published!  It’s called The Type 2 Diabetic Cookbook & Action Plan: A Three-Month Kickstart Guide for Living Well with Type 2 Diabetes.  And it’s on the Amazon Best Sellers in Type 2 Diabetes.  As a certified diabetes educator, I’m passionate about helping…

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Wishing everyone a Happy New Year!  It’s hard to believe that 2016 has come to an end. I’d like to wrap up the year by re-posting 9 of my most popular blog posts from 2016.  Thanks for reading my blog. I’d love to know what topics you’d like me to blog about in 2017.  …

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If you’re on a low carb diet, you probably cringe when you hear the word snack. Most snacks are loaded with carbs – not exactly ideal if you have diabetes, prediabetes, PCOS or are just trying to follow a low carb diet. And  low carb snacks like nuts or cheese get pretty tiresome after a while…

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Hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving and got the chance to spend time with family/friends and of course, enjoy a delicious meal!  Most us us expect to eat a little (or a lot) more on Thanksgiving … who can resist all the delicious food? But this day of feasting can lead to feeling out of…

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The past month has been a diet disaster… holiday parties with too much cheer, overindulging on tempting goodies in the office, getting together with your family and eating, eating, eating! Now the countdown is here to fit into your little black party dress for New Years Eve –  6 days left! Yes, you can do it (assuming…

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woman on scale

How many of you gained weight over the holiday weekend? Probably quite few (if you dare to get on the scale!). Let’s say the scale jumped up 3 pounds from Friday to Monday morning. Could you really have gained 3 pounds in 3 days? Is is possible to have really gained so much weight over…

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