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Easy Black Bean Burger Recipe: Healthy and Delicious

Black bean burger platter

I love a good veggie burger. And a black bean burger might just be my favorite type. I worked on a black bean burger recipe for a long time before I was finally satisfied. This one is easy, healthy, and delicious. Just a quick reminder…

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Lentil Sloppy Joes Recipe: a healthy, delicious take on an old favorite

Lentil Sloppy Joes on a bun

Sweet and savory. Delicious and nutritious. Fiber-rich and protein-rich. And a bit of comfort too. You’re going to like these lentil sloppy joes! When I found my cholesterol level creeping up, I knew I had to change something. But what? I already had a really…

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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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To Reverse Prediabetes, Start Now!

Eating healthfully, which includes lots of vegetables is one way to help reverse prediabetes.

Is prediabetes serious? While it’s true that prediabetes is NOT pre-problem, there’s so much you can do right now to prevent type 2 diabetes or even reverse prediabetes. Prediabetes is NOT pre-problem! Statistically speaking, there’s a pretty good chance that you or someone you care…

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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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Healthy Freezer Meals: Curried Chicken and Chickpea Stew

Healthy Meals for the Freezer

I answered my daughter’s desperate call with this Curried Chicken and Chickpea Stew. Erin is a busy grad student with a job and a long-distance boyfriend. Her hectic life doesn’t leave much time for planning and cooking healthy meals, but she doesn’t allow busy to…

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Foods High in Resistant Starch

Muesli & raspberries over cottage cheese

Don’t resist resistant starch! It’s a good-for-you carbohydrate that’s worth seeking out. Resistant starches are a type of carbohydrate. More specifically, they are a type of fiber. As their name implies, they resist digestion in the small intestine. Because they are neither digested nor absorbed, they…

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Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Recipe

Beans, beans are good for the heart and so much more! Research tells us that eating beans may help prevent heart disease and some types of cancers. Beans might improve blood sugar and blood cholesterol. Bean-eaters tend to have trimmer waistlines. Plus beans are rich in protein,…

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Top Foods for Diabetes and the Heart

For people with diabetes, blood sugar values are forever on their minds. What to eat? How much to eat? When to snack? What are the best foods for diabetes? Often forgotten are other equally important health parameters such as blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Many…

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Jill Weisenberger

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

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