9 Diabetes Superfoods and How to Prepare Them

Diabetes is a disease causes elevated blood sugar levels due to a lack of insulin, the body's inability to use insulin, or both. Poorly managed diabetes can cause damage to blood vessels and nerve cells, which may lead to foot problems and a condition called neuropathy. High blood sugar levels can also cause damage to … Continue reading 9 Diabetes Superfoods and How to Prepare Them

Cardamom Tea.

Cardamom has many health benefits from detoxification, oral health, digestion. Usually, it's the seeds in the cardamom pods that hold flavor and you can remove the seeds and then blend to have a powder, but I felt that using the pods/ shells reduces the work, later you can sieve it to get a fine powder. HOW TO … Continue reading Cardamom Tea.

Cinnamon.

Most of us think of spices as incidental to our diets, but perhaps it's time to update our appreciation of these flavorful, and powerfully health-promoting, seasonings. Spices are defined as any "aromatic vegetable substance." The key word is the vegetable. Derived from "vegetables" in the form of tree bark {cinnamon}, seed {nutmeg}, or fruit {peppercorns}, spices … Continue reading Cinnamon.

Breakfast Cereals: Fruit and Nut Cereal.

Fruit and Nut Cereal. Packed with protein and high in complex carbohydrates, this tasty mix will keep you going well into lunchtime. 2 cups 1-minute oatmeal 1 cup crumbled shredded wheat 1 cup bran or bran cereal 1 cup wheat germ 1 cup unsalted walnuts, almonds, pecans, or cashews 1/2 cup chopped pitted dates 1 … Continue reading Breakfast Cereals: Fruit and Nut Cereal.

Breakfast Cereals: Toasted Muesli.

Toasted Muesli This is a favorite Swiss-German morning cereal based on oats and fruit. Packaged versions are quite pricey and not nearly as good. 2 cups old-fashioned oats 1/4 cup sunflower kernels 1/4 cup sliced almonds 1/3 cup finely chopped dates 2 tablespoons oat bran 1 cup bran flakes 1/4 cup toasted wheat germ 1/4 … Continue reading Breakfast Cereals: Toasted Muesli.

Breakfast Cereals: Granola.

Granola Packed with nutrition and good taste, granola is the ultimate win-win combination. Eat it with milk for breakfast; sprinkle it on fruit, yogurt, or ice cream; incorporate it into crumble toppings for cobblers; crush it to make crusts for pies or cheesecakes-or just grab a handful for a healthy, energy-boosting snack. To cut the … Continue reading Breakfast Cereals: Granola.

Breakfast Cereals: Oatmeal Mix.

Oatmeal Mix. Ready-to-eat oatmeal mixes are a godsend on busy mornings when you need a healthy breakfast in a hurry. The prepackaged mixes are pricey. So whip up your own-and vary it depending on your family’s tastes. 6 cups quick-cooking oats 1 1/3 cups dry milk 1 cup dried diced or small apples, apricots, banana … Continue reading Breakfast Cereals: Oatmeal Mix.

Root Coffee.

1 cup dried chopped dandelion root 2/3 cup dried chopped burdock root 1/2 cup dried chopped chicory root 2 tbsp ground star anise 1 tbsp ground dried ginseng root 2 inch piece cinnamon stick, crushed 1/4 cup dried chopped licorice root or powdered carob In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well. Store … Continue reading Root Coffee.

Buckwheat, Apple and Cheese Breakfast Burritos.

For the base of these hearty burritos, make the buckwheat pancakes the night before. Store them tightly wrapped in an airtight bag or in a container in the refrigerator. In the morning, pile grated cheese, cooked ham or chicken, vegetables or fruit in the center of one or two pancakes. Microwave on high for 30 … Continue reading Buckwheat, Apple and Cheese Breakfast Burritos.

Whole – Grain Scones.

Makes 8 Scones   These tarragon-spiked breakfast favorites are superb. For a tasty change, add low-glycemic pizza toppings. 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats or spelt flakes 3 tablespoons organic cane sugar crystals or granulated sugar 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon * 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 … Continue reading Whole – Grain Scones.