Nutrition, Plant-based Eating, Prediabetes/Diabetes, Heart Disease & Weight Management, Sustainable Nutrition

Plant-based and higher carb diet may be better for blood sugar

Carbs are on my mind this week. It’s Passover, and we can’t partake in anything leavened- flour that has touched water for more than 18 seconds. So here are a couple examples of my current intake: Matzah with almond-based cream cheese. Matzah with hummus. Matzah with pizza sauce. Matzah with peanut butter. Matzah ball soup.… Read More Plant-based and higher carb diet may be better for blood sugar

Diary of a bodacious (mom) dietitian, Nutrition, Plant-based Eating, Prediabetes/Diabetes, Heart Disease & Weight Management, Recipes

Vanilla cardamom berry porridge and the benefits of oatmeal

Since my half marathon is only a few weeks away, I have to do a long run today. Dr. P is on call. Which means two things: I’ll run with the Baby Bee in tow. And Vanilla Cardamom Berry Porridge. Aside: It also means I’m rewarding myself by getting a babysitter and having a night… Read More Vanilla cardamom berry porridge and the benefits of oatmeal

Diary of a bodacious (mom) dietitian, Nutrition, Plant-based Eating, Prediabetes/Diabetes, Heart Disease & Weight Management, Recipes

Green mango matcha smoothie bowl

Sometimes you just need some green in your life. Like when Dr. P and I stayed in Midtown Manhattan with Lady for a week. I was just dying for some greenery by the end of the trip! Both because I was craving fresh air, and also so Lady could stop pooping on the sidewalk in… Read More Green mango matcha smoothie bowl

Diary of a bodacious (mom) dietitian, Nutrition, Plant-based Eating, Prediabetes/Diabetes, Heart Disease & Weight Management

An easy way to lower blood pressure naturally

With Valentine’s Day today, I’m thinking about our hearts. And flowers. But mostly our hearts. Always an advocate of the natural over the pharmaceutical when reasonable, I like to see research supporting natural solutions to our greatest health concerns. So I was happy to see this new research support an easy way to significantly decrease… Read More An easy way to lower blood pressure naturally