Category Archive: dessert

Feb 18

Enjoy Food, the Right Amount & Satisfy Your Cravings

Yes, easier said than done. Put a homemade meal in front of most people, and suggest they will not have an extra bite, let alone an extra serving – I think we can agree, that would be wishful thinking. It is clear we live in an obesogenic world – food is readily available, cheap and tasty and …

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Nov 21

Clean, REAL Food Desserts

I wish I could claim these awesome, paleo and diabetic-friendly desserts, but they were both basically spoon-fed to me and I could not get enough. Enjoy. Gobble, gobble. Pumpkin “Ice-Cream” 2 Bananas, frozen 1/2 c. Pumpkin purée (good on you if you roast and puree your own. However, we realize that is not always realistic) 1/4 c. Almond milk, coconut milk, …

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Aug 04

5 Ways to Enjoy Pumpkin

If you have been following my tweets you may well know my recent love for pumpkin. It. Is.Amazing. Certainly satisfies any taste and easy on the blood sugars. A few ideas for pumpkin include: 1.Pumpkin Soup  – First peel an pumpkin, cube and then roast in the oven. Once tender blend together ingredients such as cinnamon, nutmeg, coconut milk, …

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Dec 02

Dear Food Diary – 2/12/11

Today, Friday, I ate: Breakfast: 8AM Protein smoothie Water Probiotics Fish oil Chaotic morning, no appetite around noon. Drank water, ran errands, session in the gym (rowing and lifting). Lunch: 4PM 1/2 kangaroo burger Company Christmas Party: 6:30PM 1 1/2 glasses of Pinot Noir (not sure what kind, but it was awesome) Dinner: 8:30PM Sauv …

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Nov 18

Dear Food Diary – Day 2

Today, 18/11/11, I ate… Breakfast: 7AM Quite hungry this morning Blood sugar = 83 mg/dl 3 egg version of Sweet and Savory Eggs Water Probiotics Multivitamin CoQ10 Allergy meds 11:25AM blazing hot (90 degrees F), walking home from my appointment for my jaw, craving (and not proud of it) a Diet Coke. Noon: Not hungry yet …

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Jun 24

Hormone Raises Desire for Fattening Foods

You’re dieting, and you know you should stay away from high-calorie snacks. Yet, your eyes keep straying toward that box of chocolates, and you wish there was a pill to restrain your impulse to inhale them. Such a pill might one day be a real possibility, according to findings presented Tuesday at the Endocrine Society’s …

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Jun 11

A Dietitian’s Dessert

I was in a grilling mood Tuesday night and I was craving something sweet. My indulgences are usually satisfied with a piece of chocolate or a cookie, but I felt a chef-like inspiration and examined what ingredients I had to execute something with bountiful flavor. While my groceries were slim to start the week, I …

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