Category: Diabetes & Blood Sugar Balancing

Cauliflower Parsnip Soup

Roasted Cauliflower Parsnip Soup

This soup is a great light dinner on a cool evening. It is suitable for special diets such as vegan, paleo, gluten free and people with dairy allergies. In addition, cauliflower is an excellent source of vitamin K, which acts as a direct regulator of our inflammatory response. Parsnips shine as a fiber source. They're high in soluble fiber, the type that helps lower cholesterol and keep blood sugar on an even keel.

Ryan Angel, Red Seal Chef & Holistic NutritionistBy Ryan Angel, Red Seal Chef & Holistic Nutritionist

Balancing Beet

Balancing Red Lentil & Beet Soup

This hearty soup is not only a feast for the eyes, but also a delicious way to stay on track with your weight management goals. Chock full of anti-inflammatory, blood sugar balancing and thermogenic foods, this one pot meal will leave you feeling satiated and curb those cravings to raid the pantry after dinner.

Lawren MonetaBy Lawren Moneta

Nutty Gingerbread Chews

Nutty Gingerbread Chews

These scrumptious cookies have just the right amount of sugar and spice to make them the perfect festive holiday treat. Not only are these little gems safe for those who cannot stomach gluten, but the traditional holiday spice cinnamon has been shown to help to keep blood glucose levels in check. Make sure to keep a batch of these on had in case of unexpected holiday guests or as a reward with a cup of antioxidant rich green tea once all the gift wrapping is done.

Lawren MonetaBy Lawren Moneta

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Black Bean Quinoa Sliders and Tahini Sauce

These quinoa sliders are filled with foods that help stabilize blood sugar. This is a great use for leftover quinoa and the sliders last for several days in the refrigerator. I like to make them at the start of the week to have on hand as an addition to green salads to boost protein, healthy fat & fibre.

Nicole Gimmillaro, Certified Natural ChefBy Nicole Gimmillaro, Certified Natural Chef

Spinach Risotto

Spinach Brown Rice Risotto

Who doesn't love Spinach Risotto? Swap out the white risotto rice with brown rice and add in a few healthy fats and enjoy. Brown rice is an excellent source of fibre, vitamins and minerals, protein, and even esstential fatty acids–all important for blood sugar! Add in the walnuts for some vitamin E and essential Omega-3, these two antioxidants maximize walnuts' ability to reduce inflammation.

myWholeLifeBy myWholeLife Team

MWL Witches Fingers Recipe

Halloween Witches Finger Cookies

Looking for a new healthy Halloween cookie recipe that is gluten free and blood sugar-friendly, and will be a hit with your children. You have to try our witches fingers, they are similar to the traditional shortbread with a few healthier modications, along a hint of almond flavor. Serve up a bowl of fingers at your Halloween party!

myWholeLifeBy myWholeLife Team

Turkey soup with Farro Resized

Turkey Farro Vegetable Soup

Are you looking to introduce an ancient grain to your diet and increase your intake of essential nutrients? Farro is a great choice for your homemade soups, salads and main dishes. A cup of cooked farro is higher in fibre and protein content than common wheat, with 14 grams of protein and 10 grams of fibre – it also wins when it comes to iron, it contains 24 percent of the recommended daily intake.

We can’t forget the Anicent tradition of drinking homemade bone broth, this is season to help you fight infections like the common cold and flu. In addition to being immune boosting, you will have shinier hair, improved digestion, and reduced joint pain and inflammation.

myWholeLifeBy myWholeLife Team

Spiced Pumpkin Smoothie

Creamy Spiced Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

This thick and delicious heart healthy smoothie is great anytime of day to maintain your energy level and balance your blood sugar. The fibre content in pumpkin is also excellent for individuals having bowel movement and other digestive problems. The rolled oats have also been shown to improve symptoms of diabetes, effectively lowering blood sugar and improving insulin resistance. We could go on and on about all the other health benefits of this smoothie, so drink up and enjoy!

myWholeLifeBy myWholeLife Team