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Ultimate Diabetes Meal Planner: A Complete System for Eating Healthy with Diabetesby Jaynie F. Higgins
Synopses & Reviews
An easy, graphic guide to planning delicious, diabetes-friendly meals
This innovative, graphic cookbook offers the easiest and most flavorful way to build complete meals that are diabetes-friendly and delicious. Sidestepping complex programs that turn meal-planning into work, the 90 complete meals in Diabetes Meals by the Plate follow the Plate Methodand#8212;a simple approach to eating the right foods in proper amounts by filling your plate with one half nonstarchy vegetables, one quarter protein, and one quarter starch. A clever photo style showing every meal in its three components makes it easy to enjoy perfectly portioned plates of Balsamic Roasted Chicken and Vegetables with Garlic Toast, or Horseradish BBQ-Topped Mini Meat Loaves with Chopped Romaine Salad. All meals are 500 calories or less. Two and#8220;extrasand#8221; chapters help you add in simple sides and desserts.
A visual guide to meal planning using the Plate Method, a simple graphic thatand#160;divides the plate into three portions to showand#160;how to enjoy a full plate of food that is carb- and calorie-balanced. With 90 meals, each fully photographed showing the portion sizes for vegetables, protein, and starches (plus extras), eating healthy is easy:and#160;just fill your plate!
Takes the guesswork out of what to eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Knowing what to eat with diabetes can be frustrating, but its the most important way to manage the disease. Its also the area where people give up the fastest, but with Ultimate Diabetes Meal Planner you will never have to ask Whats for dinner?” again.
Ultimate Diabetes Meal Planner includes weekly plans for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks, along with detailed recipes that make using the 16-week meal plan easy. The overall calorie count—based on 1500, 1800, 2000, 2200, or 2500 daily calories—lets you choose the right diet, whether youre looking for weight loss or just healthy living.
About the Author
Jaynie Higgins, CPT, is a wellness consultant and certified personal trainer who has worked with the American Diabetes Association as an advocate in her home state of Maine. As Mrs. Maine America, Jaynie focused on diabetes education as her platform. She has diabetes and is dedicated to the task of teaching people how to live better with diabetes.
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