January 2024

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The Best Chocolate Avocado Pudding (Salted and Creamy!)

Have a sweet tooth and don’t know what to do about it? I have your solution: Salted Avocado Chocolate Pudding! This pudding is rich in antioxidant-loaded cacao and packed with the healthy benefits of avocado. This avocado pudding not only tastes rich and delicious, but it may keep your blood sugars balanced and promote overall …

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The Best Ways to Control Gestational Diabetes Naturally

An Evidence-Based Whole Food Approach to Gestational Diabetes Management Gestational diabetes is a common condition, with rates steadily increasing over the past few years. Gestational Diabetes is caused by placental hormones causing insulin resistance resulting in high blood sugar levels that impact a baby’s and mom’s health.  With the right treatment plan for gestational diabetes, …

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THE BEST Avocado Brownies (Low Sugar & Fudgey!)

Indulge in a healthier yet delectable treat with this Avocado Brownie recipe! It has lower sugar than other versions and is gestational diabetes-friendly! Packed with healthy fats from avocados and nut butter plus rich antioxidant-containing cacao make these brownies a superfood in pregnancy. This recipe not only satisfies your sweet tooth but also incorporates nutritious …

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The Best Blood Sugar Testing Guide for Gestational Diabetes

A gestational diabetes diagnosis can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be with the right support. Regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is a key component of managing gestational diabetes. Simply testing your blood sugar regularly can give important information to your care team to create the best and easiest plan to control your …

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The 10 Best Low-Carb Crackers

10 Best Low Carb Crackers Low-carb crackers that taste good and balance your blood sugars can be tricky to find. During pregnancy, snacking on crackers can help with food aversions, nausea, and upset stomach. That’s why I’m diving into the best low-carb crackers for gestational diabetes in this blog. Low Carb Crakers for a Gestational …

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The 30 Best Snacks for Gestational Diabetes

Snacks for Gestational Diabetes Nutritious snacks for gestational diabetes can be a game changer in how your blood sugars look and how you feel during pregnancy. Gestational Diabetes snacks can be a powerful tool to promote a nutrient-dense prenatal diet, balance blood sugars,  and reduce stomach upset from the notorious pregnancy acid reflux.  The best …

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The Best Protein Shakes for Diabetics and Gestational Diabetics

Managing diabetes in pregnancy is not for the weak. During pregnancy, you may experience food aversions, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, and just plain discomfort. All these things can impact our nutrition and make it challenging to follow your gestational diabetes meal plan. This is where protein shakes for diabetics are an easy solution. Liquid foods are …

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Signs of High Blood Sugar in Gestational Diabetes: What to Know

Monitoring your blood sugars can be stressful and confusing. Thankfully, knowledge is power, and the more you understand your body, the easier it will be to control. In this blog, we’ll explore the signs of high blood sugar during pregnancy and shed light on controlling your gestational diabetes. Understanding High Blood Sugar High blood sugar, …

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Is Gestational Diabetes Bad?- Reframing for Best Outcomes

Receiving a diagnosis of gestational diabetes can feel scary.  Emotions like fear and guilt often accompany this news for many women. A common reaction for many women is to jump to Google to read about gestational diabetes to ease their anxiety. In this blog, we will settle your nerves and answer the question, “Is gestational …

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The Easy, No Bake Pink Vegan Mini Cheesecake Recipe

Pink Mini Cheesecake Recipe Low-Carb Vegan These are, by far, one of my favorite no-sugar-added, gestational diabetes-friendly dessert recipes. This mini cheesecake recipe is NO BAKE, NO SUGAR ADDED, and contains ONLY whole food real ingredients! These mini cheesecakes are gestational diabetes friendly due to the high healthy fat content from walnuts, cashews, and coconut …

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