Tag: nutrition

Slow Cooker Zucchini Lasagna

zucchini lasagnaTry your garden zucchini in this recipe. This recipe was a winner in our Simply Slow Cookin’ contest. Congratulations to Autum Kukowski, Pediatric Urology, UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center – University Campus, Worcester, MA

Breaking News: Cauliflower Replaces Carbs

cauliflower pizzaDo you feel like you have too many carbohydrates in your diet? You can still have some of your favorite dishes, but replace the starch with cauliflower. You may have heard that the more colorful your plate, the better, but this white vegetable has benefits all around. Because of how versatile it is, you can use it to replace grains and legumes in your diet with just a little extra prep work. Here’s why you need to add cauliflower to your grocery list.

Snack Ideas for Those with Diabetes

carrots and hummusWith diabetes, snacks can be vital to maintaining proper blood sugar levels. For anyone who is taking glucose-lowering diabetes medications or insulin, they also may use snacks to keep blood sugar levels close to normal to prevent hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Today we’ve come up with a list of snacks that you can use to help decrease your chances of low blood sugar.

Chicken Cacciatore

chicken_cacciatoreJust a few ingredients make this an easy meal for a busy day. This recipe was a winner in our Simply Slow Cookin’ contest. Congratulations to Pam Deveny, Marketing and Communications Department, UMass Memorial Health Care, Worcester, MA