Diabetes Comfort Food (Paperback)

By Johanna Burkhard, Barbara Selley (Editor)

Robert Rose, 9780778801481, 285pp.

Publication Date: August 21, 2006

List Price: 24.95*
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Managing diabetes can include soul-satisfying comfort foods.

Many who are committed to managing diabetes feel deprived of the comfort foods others enjoy regularly. Everyone needs a soul-satisfying dish once in a while.

Diabetes Comfort Food offers 250 recipes that bring to mind the warmth of home and family. Each recipe has been reviewed by a Certified Diabetes Educator and features a data-box of complete nutritional analysis per serving as well as an "Exchanges per Serving box."

Anyone with diabetes can enjoy such comforting dishes as:

  • Creamy mushroom soup, honey-garlic chicken wings
  • Sunday roast beef with wine gravy, zesty barbecued spareribs
  • Best-ever macaroni and cheese, baked penne with Italian sausage and sweet peppers
  • Classic scalloped potatoes, creamed spinach and mushroom bake
  • Butter tarts, oven French toast, classic chocolate chip cookies.

Also included are recipe tips, meal suggestions and make-ahead ideas that will appeal to both novice and experienced home cooks.

Managing diabetes can include interesting as well as healthful dishes. This book includes a wonderful variety of comfort foods that follow a sensible meal plan.

About the Author

Johanna Burkhard is a freelance food consultant and recipe developer who contributes to a variety of magazines and appears regularly on television and radio. She lives in Toronto. Barbara Selley is a registered dietitian, published author and cooking instructor. She lives in Toronto.