Diabetic Vegetarian's

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Diabetic Vegetarian's

This group is for all diabetic that are vegetarian's or wanting to become a vegetarian,and willing to share ideals for food that help keep blood sugar down also good recipes and even healthy smoothies.

Members: 57
Latest Activity: Sep 17, 2013

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Eating right as a vegetarian

Started by Lynne Pooh. Last reply by Zoe May 6, 2013. 7 Replies

One of my sparkpeople friends,told my something that I didn't think of,she said that you have to be very careful with what your eating as a vegetarian.Because you can gain weight by eating to…Continue

Breakfast Ideas?

Started by LaMejo. Last reply by emckechnie Apr 30, 2013. 4 Replies

Hello vegetarian friends!Now that I"m wearing a CGM I see how bad my breakfast affects my numbers - the spike is really bad.I usually have 1/3 cup of no-sugar muesly mix with some blueberries, some…Continue

were you a vegetarian before you were a diabetic? if so how long?

Started by HannaPancreaticallyChallenged. Last reply by catlover Jun 4, 2012. 3 Replies

I have been a vegetarian since grade 7. Which is nearly 5 years now. I was only diagnosed with type 1 six weeks ago. About a month before my 17th birthday.Continue

Low Carb, High Protein, Vegetarian/Vegan Recipes & Ideas

Started by Windy. Last reply by lisa c Apr 17, 2012. 1 Reply

Hi!No more meat for me... well for a while now. But, BUTT, my butt and the rest of me has gained back the 20 lbs I lost when I cut out processed food. I am still not eating processed food (and will…Continue

Tags: high-protein, dana-carpender, no-meat, low-carb, vegetarian

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Comment by Lynne Pooh on September 17, 2013 at 2:11pm

I have been trying those kale chips there really good to snack on.

Comment by Zoe on May 6, 2013 at 5:16pm

I try and stick to Vegetarian recipes rather than recipes that include meat and then either just skip the meat or use a meat substitute. I prefer recipes that use the flavors and freshness of a vegetarian style diet. I highly recommend Green's cookbooks. ("The Greens cookbook" and "field of Greens") though of course the recipes have to be vetted for carb content.

Comment by missrobbie on December 1, 2011 at 5:07pm

I'm not a fan of any alternative meat(tempeh,tofu etc) except seitan but I'm trying to find a way to make seitan can taste more better.

Comment by lisa c on December 1, 2011 at 3:09pm

catlover.........and others....try tempeh, tofu in recipe next time it calls for chicken/turkey and ket us know how it feels.

Comment by catlover on December 1, 2011 at 2:47pm

missrobbie- I didn't know I was a flexitarian. But I have been 1 for over 30 years. Long before I became a D. I eat lots of veggies and fruit and chicken, turkey and fish. Also, dairy products and whole grains. I don't think that I could go back to eating red meat again. I don't even like the smell of it any more. There are many foods that you can eat and not miss red meat.

Comment by missrobbie on November 26, 2011 at 5:12pm

Is there any meat alternative that taste good.

Comment by missrobbie on November 26, 2011 at 5:11pm

I hope Flexitarians/Pollo-pescetarians can join this group (Flexitarians are omnivores who predominantly eat a plant based diet but also eat animal meat occasionally ). Starting 2012, I'm going to try to give up meat except chicken/turkey and fish. My "diet" will be a mediterranean type diet. (focus on veggie/fruit/ whole grain and small portion of meat(chicken,turkey or fish)

Comment by Christina on September 25, 2011 at 6:07pm
Hi everyone. If anyone has the time, please message me. I am not vegetarian but am seriously considering it just because I am an animal lover. Worried about how that will work out with my diabetes. How does it affect your diabetes management? Does it cost a lot more than not being a vegetarian? What kind of substitutes do you use for meat?
Comment by lisa c on June 8, 2010 at 12:56pm
sounds great! thanks for sharing. here is one that good for munching ...chickpeas...olive oil, italian spices or ..bake in oven for 20-30 minutes, toss a few times and eat for snack or on salads, etc.
Comment by foozie on June 8, 2010 at 7:34am
I just sent the Lentil Roast receipe. It serves 8, 3/4 cup per serving. 233 calories, 6g fiber, 10g prot(17%), 106mg Sod., 28g Carb., 0mg Chol., 9g Fat(35%), 45mg Calcium, 3g Sugar. May alter seasonings to your liking. I add more garlic and onions.
 

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