Food & Nutrition
The DX Exclusive Recipes: 3 Quick and Tasty Appetizers

The DX Exclusive Recipes: 3 Quick and Tasty Appetizers

Diabetes-friendlier recipes for hors d’oeuvres

What’s New on the New Nutrition Facts Label

What’s New on the New Nutrition Facts Label

The new Nutrition Facts label and diabetes meal plans

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Diabetes-Friendlier Pulled Pork

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Diabetes-Friendlier Pulled Pork

Diabetes-friendlier recipe for pulled pork

Eggs and Diabetes?

Eggs and Diabetes?

A nutritionist’s take on eggs for diabetes meal plans

Avocado Recipe Ideas, Tips and Tricks

Avocado Recipe Ideas, Tips and Tricks

Eating avocados if you live with diabetes

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Summer Gazpacho

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Summer Gazpacho

Diabetes-friendlier summer gazpacho

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Oven “Fried” Chicken Salad

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Oven “Fried” Chicken Salad

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Oven “Fried” Chicken Salad

Quicker, Healthier Breakfasts

Quicker, Healthier Breakfasts

Kick-start a day of more healthful eating

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Fish Tacos

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Fish Tacos

Diabetes-friendlier recipe for fish tacos

Don't Be Fooled by Food Labels

Don't Be Fooled by Food Labels

Tips for reading tricky food labels

Thai Food and Diabetes

Thai Food and Diabetes

Tips for healthful Thai food if you live with diabetes

Ketchup, Mayo, Salad Dressing & Other Condiments

Ketchup, Mayo, Salad Dressing & Other Condiments

Tips for enjoying diabetes-friendlier condiments

Making Sense of the New Dietary Guidelines

Making Sense of the New Dietary Guidelines

How the new dietary guidelines may affect people with diabetes

To Snack or Not to Snack?

To Snack or Not to Snack?

When and how to snack if you live with diabetes

Diabetes and Heart-Friendlier Foods

Diabetes and Heart-Friendlier Foods

Cooking and eating heart-friendlier foods when living with diabetes

Taking the Mystery out of Meal and Menu Planning

Taking the Mystery out of Meal and Menu Planning

Taking the mystery out of meal and menu planning

Legumes for Diabetes Meal Plans

Legumes for Diabetes Meal Plans

Legumes for diabetes meal plans

Healthful Eating in a Food Desert

Healthful Eating in a Food Desert

10 tips for healthful eating in a food desert

Meat and Diabetes

Meat and Diabetes

5 tips for fitting meats into your meal plan

Make-Ahead Meals

Make-Ahead Meals

6 tips for making dinner easier, all week long

A Dietitian for Me?

A Dietitian for Me?

Finding and working with a registered dietitian

Fiber Facts

Fiber Facts

Getting – and counting – the recommended daily amount

The DX Exclusive Recipe: White Bean Gratin

The DX Exclusive Recipe: White Bean Gratin

White bean and root vegetable gratin

 No-Fear Pasta

No-Fear Pasta

Fitting pasta into a diabetes-friendlier meal plan

Fabulous Fall Fruits

Fabulous Fall Fruits

Sweet, juicy and now in season

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Carrot Lentil Soup

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Carrot Lentil Soup

Red lentil and carrot soup with ginger

Cooking Oils 101

Cooking Oils 101

From baking and sautéing to dips and salad dressings

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Beef Brisket

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Beef Brisket

Beef Brisket with root vegetables

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Carrot and Sweet Potato Tzimmes

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Carrot and Sweet Potato Tzimmes

Carrot and sweet potato tzimmes with caramelized onion

Rethinking the Sandwich

Rethinking the Sandwich

Ways to make them diabetes-friendlier

5 Tips for Summer Smoothies

5 Tips for Summer Smoothies

Ways to make them diabetes-friendlier

Dear Diabetes: How Are Calories Calculated?

Dear Diabetes: How Are Calories Calculated?

How food manufacturers calculate calories per serving

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Black Bean Burgers

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Black Bean Burgers

Black bean burgers with avocado-lime spread

Dear Diabetes: Insulin-Resistance Diet?

Dear Diabetes: Insulin-Resistance Diet?

What is an insulin-resistance diet?

Starch & Sugar

Starch & Sugar

Starch & Sugar: How are they similar & different?

 French Cuisine

French Cuisine

Diabetes-friendlier ways to make French cuisine more healthful

It's Tea Time

It's Tea Time

Tips for brewing hot and iced tea

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Flank Steak

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Flank Steak

Flank steak with new potato and watercress salad

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Spinach and Goat Cheese Salad

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Spinach and Goat Cheese Salad

Spinach and goat cheese salad with diabetes-friendlier strawberry dressing sweetened with honey

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Spring Vegetable Soup

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Spring Vegetable Soup

Spring vegetable soup with Parmesan crisps

Dairy and Your Diet

Dairy and Your Diet

Tips for including milk & milk products into a diabetes meal plan

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Lamb Chops

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Lamb Chops

Recipe for pan-seared lamb chops with fresh mint pesto

Get Comfortable with Carb Counting!

Get Comfortable with Carb Counting!

8 time-saving tips for calculating carbs in foods

Tips for Enjoying Chinese Food

Tips for Enjoying Chinese Food

Making Chinese food diabetes-friendlier

Tips for Enjoying Indian Food

Tips for Enjoying Indian Food

Indian cuisine made diabetes-friendlier

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Double Dipping

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Double Dipping

Two Dips: Caramelized Onion and Roasted Red Pepper & Bean

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Warming Winter Chili

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Warming Winter Chili

Turkey, Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

In Season: Winter Squash

In Season: Winter Squash

Diabetes-friendlier tips for this seasonal veggie

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Holiday Bread

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Holiday Bread

Cranberry-Orange Nut Bread

The Holiday Table Re-Imagined

The Holiday Table Re-Imagined

There’s no need to fear the holiday cheer

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Whole-Grain Stuffing

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Whole-Grain Stuffing

Diabetes-friendlier apple raisin stuffing with pecans

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Thanksgiving Turkey

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Thanksgiving Turkey

Lemon-Herb Roasted Turkey Breast with Pan Gravy

Dear Diabetes: The Basics of Dietary Sugars

Dear Diabetes: The Basics of Dietary Sugars

The basics on different types of sugars

6 Fabulous Fall Vegetables

6 Fabulous Fall Vegetables

Tips for making the season’s veggies tasty and nutritious

5 Tips for Soups & Stews

5 Tips for Soups & Stews

Ways to make them diabetes-friendlier

A Low-Carb Global Breakfast

A Low-Carb Global Breakfast

Diabetes-friendlier ideas from around the world

Tips to Make It Tastier

Tips to Make It Tastier

Diabetes-friendlier ways to enhance the taste of your dishes

Spotlight on Chocolate!

Spotlight on Chocolate!

Diabetes-friendlier ways to enjoy chocolate

Spice Up Your Food!

Spice Up Your Food!

Add taste & flavor to your diabetes-friendlier dishes

Making Sense of Nutrition Labels

Making Sense of Nutrition Labels

Tips for better understanding food labels

Keeping it Fresh!

Keeping it Fresh!

Food storage tips for greater flavor & less waste

Dear Diabetes: Are “Free Foods” Really Free?

Dear Diabetes: Are “Free Foods” Really Free?

A discussion of “free foods” for people with diabetes

Easier Summer Lunches

Easier Summer Lunches

Lower-carb lunches for summer

Star-Spangled Treats Re-invented

Star-Spangled Treats Re-invented

Low-carb & tasty ideas for the Fourth of July

Coping with Cravings

Coping with Cravings

Diabetes-friendlier ways to satisfy your cravings

My Doctor Says I Have Type 2 Diabetes

My Doctor Says I Have Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes: What to Eat Next?

Tips for Eating Your Greens

Tips for Eating Your Greens

Ways to enjoy fresh, flavorful leafy greens

The Well-Stocked Fridge & Freezer

The Well-Stocked Fridge & Freezer

Filling the fridge for diabetes-friendlier cooking

The Well-Stocked Kitchen

The Well-Stocked Kitchen

A shopping list for diabetes-friendlier cooking

5 Surprisingly Healthy Foods

5 Surprisingly Healthy Foods

Foods that may be healthier than you think

Sweet and Savory

Sweet and Savory

Add flavor to meals with low glycemic-index foods

5 Tips for Italian Cuisine

5 Tips for Italian Cuisine

Ways to make Italian food diabetes-friendlier

6 Tips for Snack Attacks

6 Tips for Snack Attacks

Ways to subsitute with diabetes-friendlier snacks

5 Tips for Slow Cooker Meals

5 Tips for Slow Cooker Meals

Ways to make them diabetes-friendlier

Diabetes on Holiday

Diabetes on Holiday

Diabetes and eating mindfully on vacation

Valentine’s Day Delights

Valentine’s Day Delights

Treats for those living & loving with diabetes

5 Tips for Healthier Indulgences

5 Tips for Healthier Indulgences

Ways to satisfy your cravings

Know Your Nuts

Know Your Nuts

Six healthful nuts & some ways to use them

Game Day Snacks

Game Day Snacks

Tips to make game day snacks diabetes-friendlier

A Portion Primer

A Portion Primer

Just how much is in a serving?

A New Year in Food

A New Year in Food

An RD’s six steps to more healthful eating

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Bacon & Cheddar Quiche

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Bacon & Cheddar Quiche

A diabetes-friendlier dish infused with bacon flavor

Festive Holiday Drinks

Festive Holiday Drinks

A few ways to toast the holidays, diabetes style

Welcoming Holiday Baking

Welcoming Holiday Baking

Holiday tips for baking diabetes-friendlier treats

Diabetes Comfort Food: 5 Easy Tricks

Diabetes Comfort Food: 5 Easy Tricks

Ways to make it diabetes-friendlier

Eating Mindfully

Eating Mindfully

Eating mindfully may be a special holiday gift

Satisfying Snacks

Satisfying Snacks

Low-calorie snacks that satisfy

Avoiding Portion Pitfalls

Avoiding Portion Pitfalls

When you’re living with diabetes, size does matter

One-Dish Wonders

One-Dish Wonders

Tips to make casseroles more healthful

Season’s Eatings!

Season’s Eatings!

Don’t let the holidays derail your meal plan

Gluten-Free Holiday Baking Tips

Gluten-Free Holiday Baking Tips

Gluten-free, diabetes-friendlier treats for the season

Emotional Eating

Emotional Eating

Tips for coping with emotional eating

Low-Carb Snacks

Low-Carb Snacks

An RD’s tips for satisfying low-carb snacks

5 Tips for Cake and Cookie Baking

5 Tips for Cake and Cookie Baking

Ways to make baking diabetes-friendlier

5 Tips for Caribbean Food

5 Tips for Caribbean Food

Ways to make it diabetes-friendlier

Dear Diabetes: What is Carb Counting?

Dear Diabetes: What is Carb Counting?

A guide to carb counting and diabetes exchanges

10 Tips for Eating Out

10 Tips for Eating Out

Ideas for diabetes-friendlier restaurant meals

Sneaky Swaps for Diabetes Meal Plans

Sneaky Swaps for Diabetes Meal Plans

An RD’s favorite calorie cuts

5 Tips for a Happy Halloween!

5 Tips for a Happy Halloween!

Ways to make it diabetes-friendlier

In the Test Kitchen: <i>The All-Natural Diabetes Cookbook</i>

In the Test Kitchen: The All-Natural Diabetes Cookbook

A family cook tries out a new cookbook

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries

Exclusive Recipe: Spicy Baked Sweet Potato “Fries”

Nuts in Your Diet?

Nuts in Your Diet?

An RD has tips for cooking with nuts

Rethink Dessert!

Rethink Dessert!

Five tips to make dessert diabetes-friendlier

5 Tips for Working Lunches

5 Tips for Working Lunches

Ways to make them diabetes-friendlier

The Bacteria Basics

The Bacteria Basics

An RD discusses prebiotics, probiotics & diabetes

A Lovely Low-Carb Wedding!

A Lovely Low-Carb Wedding!

Tips for delicious, diabetes-friendlier events

Are You Sure You Want to Eat That?

Are You Sure You Want to Eat That?

5 foods that may be less healthy than they seem

What to Eat When: A Seasonal Infographic

What to Eat When: A Seasonal Infographic

Your seasonal guide to fruits & vegetables

Sushi and Diabetes

Sushi and Diabetes

Five tips to make sushi more healthful

Cooking with Herbs

Cooking with Herbs

6 tasty herbs that add flavor to food

Celebrating the Jewish Holidays with Diabetes

Celebrating the Jewish Holidays with Diabetes

Tips for enjoying the High Holy Days

Quicker, Healthier Dinners

Quicker, Healthier Dinners

Quicker, healthier dinners on the table fast

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Moroccan Chicken

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Moroccan Chicken

Exclusive: Moroccan chicken with pilaf

Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen

The benefits of getting kids cooking in the kitchen

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Grilled Salmon

The DX Exclusive Recipe: Grilled Salmon

Exclusive: Salmon & lemony summer vegetables

Coffee Perks

Coffee Perks

A nutritionist addresses potential coffee confusion for people living with diabetes

Gluten-Free Dinners

Gluten-Free Dinners

From a food blogger who went gluten-free

Dear Diabetes: Sugar-Free

Dear Diabetes: Sugar-Free

A product labeled “sugar-free” isn’t always free

No-Cook Summer Meals

No-Cook Summer Meals

Easy no-cook meals for those living with diabetes

Food Apps to Eat By

Food Apps to Eat By

Trackers that may help for people with diabetes

5 Tips for Picnics

5 Tips for Picnics

Ways to make them diabetes-friendlier

Yogurt and You!

Yogurt and You!

A CDE’s tips for enjoying healthier yogurt

The Supermarket Rules

The Supermarket Rules

To eat better, you may have to break some rules

5 Tips for Mexican Food

5 Tips for Mexican Food

Ways to make Mexican food diabetes-friendlier

Outdoor Grilling

Outdoor Grilling

Outdoor grilling made diabetes-friendlier

Alcohol & Diabetes: What You Should Know

Alcohol & Diabetes: What You Should Know

Information to be aware of if you are living with diabetes and plan to consume alcohol

A Fresh Approach to Summer Parties

A Fresh Approach to Summer Parties

Practical approaches to make summertime parties fun and healthier for people with diabetes

A Gluten-Free Summer!

A Gluten-Free Summer!

Tips for gluten-free summer favorites

Cool Desserts

Cool Desserts

Diabetes-friendlier frozen treats

What to Eat When You’re Having Fun

What to Eat When You’re Having Fun

Tips to help those living with diabetes eat better while out having summer fun

Dips and Salsa

Dips and Salsa

Tips to make dips & salsa diabetes-friendlier

5 Tips for Brunch

5 Tips for Brunch

Ways to make it diabetes-friendlier

Low-Carb Desserts

Low-Carb Desserts

Low-carb summer desserts for those living with diabetes

Low-Carb Veggies!

Low-Carb Veggies!

6 low-carb vegetables for a diabetes meal plan

Fresh, Fabulous Fruit!

Fresh, Fabulous Fruit!

Fruit: Low-carb choices for life with diabetes

The Joys of Gardening & Eating Locally

The Joys of Gardening & Eating Locally

David Mendosa on food grown close to home

Refreshing Drinks

Refreshing Drinks

Tips for refreshing, diabetes-friendlier drinks

A Guide to Grains

A Guide to Grains

Understanding fiber, whole grains and gluten

Low-Carb Eating

Low-Carb Eating

Low-Carb Eating: Making it diabetes-friendlier

Dear Diabetes: Why is Pizza So Difficult?

Dear Diabetes: Why is Pizza So Difficult?

Why pizza may be hard for those with diabetes?

5 Tips for Breakfast

5 Tips for Breakfast

Ways to make it diabetes-friendlier

Surprisingly Unhealthy Salads

Surprisingly Unhealthy Salads

Make unhealthy salads diabetes-friendlier

6 Mushrooms to Try

6 Mushrooms to Try

Very versatile low-carb veggies

Super Snacks

Super Snacks

Tips for enjoying diabetes-friendlier snacks

5 Tips for Southern Food

5 Tips for Southern Food

Ways to make it diabetes-friendlier

Meatless Meal Plans

Meatless Meal Plans

The basics of raw, vegan & other plant-based diets

Sodium and Diabetes 101

Sodium and Diabetes 101

A primer on sodium

Eat Healthy for Less Money

Eat Healthy for Less Money

An RD’s tips for saving money on healthy food

Fats and Diabetes 101

Fats and Diabetes 101

A primer on fats

Dear Diabetes: Diabetic Diet?

Dear Diabetes: Diabetic Diet?

The “diabetic diet” comes down to a few guidelines

What’s in Your Lunch Box?

What’s in Your Lunch Box?

Packing a lunch for those living with diabetes.

What’s on Your Tray?

What’s on Your Tray?

Does your child eat well in the school cafeteria?

Dear Diabetes: Gluten-Free

Dear Diabetes: Gluten-Free

Jill Weisenberger with the skinny on gluten

In the Test Kitchen: Comfort Food

In the Test Kitchen: Comfort Food

A family cook tries out diabetes-friendlier recipes

In the Test Kitchen: Diabetes-Friendlier Dessert

In the Test Kitchen: Diabetes-Friendlier Dessert

A new cook tries out a chocolate dessert

The Glycemic Index

The Glycemic Index

Does the glycemic index matter for people with diabetes?

5 Tips for Asian Food

5 Tips for Asian Food

Ways to make it diabetes-friendlier