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6 Easy Ways to Eat More Vegetables

Pizza Mushrooms

It’s a foundation of a healthy diet. Eat more vegetables! I advise nearly all of my patients to eat more vegetables. Imagine that you’re sitting around a big table of food with 9 of your friends and relatives. Of the 10 of you, who’s eating…

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Tomato and Goat Cheese-Walnut Pesto Flatbread

Heirloom Tomato Flatbread

Beautiful heirloom tomatoes inspired this delicious flatbread. And tomato flatbread is so simple to make, yet fancy to serve. I look forward to picking up my farm share each week. We belong to a community supported agriculture (CSA) and thoroughly enjoy it. I never know…

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2 Surprising Foods for Prediabetes and 20+ Prediabetes Diet Recipes

What’s a good food for prediabetes, or what’s a good prediabetes diet?   These are pretty common questions. And very often my clients are surprised that carbs aren’t off limits in a prediabetes diet. There’s a lot of wholesomeness in foods with carbohydrates. Fruits, vegetables,…

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Bean and Barley Salad Recipe: Healthy and Diabetes-Friendly

Barley salad is perfect for the warmer weather! And this tasty recipe is good for the heart and good for your blood sugar. Basically, that means that it’s good for all of us and especially for people with diabetes or prediabetes. Beans and barley both…

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Orange-Scented Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

These are oh my my delicious!

If you’re not yet convinced about the deliciousness of parsnips, the orange, thyme and other flavors in this roasted carrots and parsnips combo will turn you into a fan. Plus, this recipe is easy to pull together and loaded with health-boosting nutrition. I’ve learned that…

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Savory Oats and Lentils Recipe: Healthy Easy Side Dish

I think I’m a little late to the savory oats trend. I decided to explore oats as a dinner side dish to get more variety of fibers in my diet. And it turns out that putting a fried egg on this dish turns it into…

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Diabetes Recipes: A Round Up to Boost Your Health with Fruits and Vegetables

Diabetes-friendly recipes should be loaded with health-shielding ingredients that protect the body without jacking up blood sugar levels. And, of course, the dish should taste fantastic. You’ll love this diabetes recipe round up during National Diabetes Month and every month! Thanks to colleagues and others…

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Healthy Comfort Food: Hashbrown Casserole with Veggies

Healthy Hashbrown Casserole is great confort food.

Here’s another comfort food that I chose to “healthify.” This one is a healthy hashbrown casserole. Have you seen my Greek-Inspired Healthy Macaroni and Cheese yet? It’s one of my favorite healthy comfort food recipes! A friend asked me to bring a hashbrown casserole to…

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Healthy Comfort Food: Greek-Inspired Macaroni and Cheese

Healthy Comfort Food

Yes indeed! A health-boosting diet can (and should) include your favorite foods. When clients ask me about this, I’m happy to show them ways to prepare a healthy comfort food recipe. My first strategies to “healthify” a recipe are to reduce the saturated fat, trim…

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Turkey Taco Soup

Healthy freezer meal

So much deliciousness in a bowl of this turkey taco soup. And so much nutrition too! Some of the information in this post came from a conference in which both Bush Brothers and Company and The National Turkey Federation sponsored sessions. I was not asked to…

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Hi there! I'm Jill, a nutrition & diabetes expert and the author of 4 books.

Jill Weisenberger

I believe simple changes in health habits can bring you life-changing rewards.

And I believe willpower is way overrated.

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