The Create-Your-Plate Diabetes Cookbook (Paperback)

A Plate Method Approach to Simple, Complete Meals

By Toby Amidor

American Diabetes Association, 9781580407045, 234pp.

Publication Date: March 17, 2020

List Price: 22.95*
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Description

The Create-Your-Plate Diabetes Cookbook is the foolproof guide to diabetes meal planning you've been waiting for

The Diabetes Plate Method is an effortless way to plan diabetes-friendly meals without any counting, measuring, tracking, or calculations--the only tool you need is a plate Learn how to build perfectly-portioned meals with a healthy balance of vegetables, protein, and just the right amount of carbohydrates to manage diabetes and support a healthy lifestyle. With 125 mix-and-match recipes to choose from, you'll never run out of ideas for easy, delicious meals the whole family will enjoy. You'll find recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks, such as:

  • Avocado Toast with Turkey Bacon
  • Mediterranean Stuffed Pitas
  • Cinnamon Roasted Nuts
  • Roasted Salmon with Chimichurri Sauce
  • Sheet-Pan Chicken with Artichokes and Onions
  • Weeknight Vegetable Stir Fry

More than just a cookbook, you'll also find:

  • A step-by-step guide to using the Diabetes Plate Method to plan perfectly-portioned, diabetes-friendly meals
  • An introduction to cooking and eating well to manage diabetes and support heart health
  • A one-week meal plan including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks plus over 15 additional sample plates
  • Photos of sample plates to give you a visual guide to the Diabetes Plate Method approach to meal planning

Every recipe in this essential diabetes cookbook was designed to meet the nutrition guidelines of the American Diabetes Association, so you can create your plate with confidence knowing you're preparing fun, flavorful, and nutritious meals. Whether you're new to managing diabetes or prediabetes or are simply looking for a stress-free approach to healthy meal planning, this book is the first step on your journey to a healthier you



About the Author

With twenty years of experience in the food and nutrition industry, Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN is a Wall Street Journal best-selling cookbook author, leading dietitian and recipe developer who believes that healthy and wholesome can also be appetizing and delicious. Toby is the founder of Toby Amidor Nutrition, where she provides nutrition and food safety consulting services for individuals, restaurants, and food brands. Her four cookbooks include Smart Meal Prep for Beginners, The Easy 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook, The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook, and The Greek Yogurt Kitchen. She also has two upcoming cookbooks to be released in 2019/2020 including The Create-Your-Plate Diabetes Cookbook and The Best Rotisserie Chicken Cookbook Ever. For 11 years she has been the nutrition expert for FoodNetwork.com, writing for their Healthy Eats Blog, and is a regular contributor to the U.S. News and World Report Eat + Run blog, and MensJournal.com, MuscleandFitness.com, Shape.com. She also has her own "Ask the Expert" column in Today's Dietitian magazine. She has been quoted in publications like FoxNews.com, Self.com, Oxygen Magazine, Dr. Oz The Good Life, Reader's Digest, Shape.com, and more. Toby has also appeared on television including shows like The Dr. Oz Show, Coffee with America, Good Day Street Talk, and San Antonio Live. For the past 10 years she has been an adjunct professor at Teachers College, Columbia University and is also an adjunct at Hunter College in New York City teaching food service management. Toby trained as a clinical dietitian at New York University. Through ongoing consulting and faculty positions, she has established herself as one of the top experts in culinary nutrition, food safety, and media communications. In 2018, Toby was awarded by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics the coveted Media Excellence Award.