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The Best Protein Bagels with Caramelized Vidalia Onions

Missing your bagels but watching carbs? I have the solution for you!  This air fryer protein bagel recipe with caramelized Vidalia onions has all the fluffy goodness and taste without the carb overload. I’m thrilled that it’s Vidalia onion season. These onions, with their unique sweetness and high fiber content, are a culinary delight. Grown …

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The Best Gestational Diabetes Dinner Ideas

10 Gestational Diabetes Dinner Ideas- Great for Prenatal Nutrition Gestational diabetes affects over 1 in 10 women during pregnancy (1). Planning meals to help control your blood sugars can feel daunting, especially at dinner time. In this blog, we’re making life a little easier by reviewing easy gestational diabetes-friendly dinner ideas. Creating the Ideal Gestational …

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The Best Gestational Diabetes Bedtime Snacks 

Managing gestational diabetes can be challenging, especially when it comes to maintaining stable blood sugar levels overnight. Gestational diabetes bedtime snacks are crucial in this process, but not all snacks are created equal.  Understanding how your body’s hormonal changes affect blood sugar levels can help you choose which snacks will best support your health during …

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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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The Best Gestational Diabetes 7-Day Meal Plan

The Best Gestational Diabetes 7-Day Meal Plan Eating a Healthy Meal Plan for a pregnancy with gestational diabetes is relatively simple. No need to stress that you won’t get enough calories or nutrients for you and your little one; this gestational diabetes meal plan highlights nutritious foods that are simple to meal prep even for …

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Easy Postpartum Recovery Nutrition for The Busy Mom

Growing and delivering a baby is one of the most nutritionally depleting and exhausting tasks women will face. Most focus on nutrition during pregnancy, but pay little attention to nutrition after delivery. The fact is nutrient requirements in early postpartum are actually higher than during pregnancy, making food as medicine an essential for postpartum recovery. …

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The Best Diabetes Snacks at Target- Winter 2023

The request for more diabetes snack ideas from my gestational diabetes patients is one of the most popular requests I get. This makes sense for the following reasons:  On my latest shopping trip to Target, I took a moment to find all the gestational diabetes snacks at Target that I could find. If you’re looking …

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Best Low Carb Tortillas Review by a Dietitian

Tortillas are a staple in many diets. If you’re on a low-carb diet or diagnosed with gestational diabetes, thinking about not eating tortillas with your meal can be heartbreaking. Thankfully, today, there are many low-carb tortilla options on the market. In this blog, we’re diving into the top 5 low-carb tortillas on the market. These …

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Gestational Diabetes Snacks Great for Fall

It’s that time of the year again that we start craving Pumpkin Spice Latte and crispy apples. Gestational diabetes does not have to stop your enjoyment of fall flavors. It’s easy to create in-season gestational diabetes snacks that are super flavorful and delicious and give you that fall flavor. As a gestational diabetes dietitian, I’m excited …

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Popular Clear Protein Drinks Review By a Perinatal Dietitian

Clear protein drinks are a great option if you have difficulty stomaching heavy protein foods. Sometimes, pregnancy food aversions make it next to impossible for us to get good nutrition while pregnant.  Not only do they provide important proteins, but they also help you meet your hydration needs. In this blog, we’re diving into clear …

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