Snacks

SNACKS

Change your food, change your life.

Yes, it may be as simple as that. We all know that many of us are prediabetic because of our food choices.

Together, let’s share recipes that are common and healthy. Let’s learn from each other—life is much easier that way, don’t you think?

Note: Before making any changes to your diet, talk with your healthcare provider and a nutritionist/dietitian to discover what will work for you.

T = tablespoon

t = teaspoon

EVOO = extra virgin olive oil

c = cup

Hummus and Veg

See the recipe in Dips.

Nuts

4-6 servings

20 minutes prep and serve

Ingredients

1 lb variety of nuts, such as almonds, cashews, pistachios, walnuts, hazelnuts, whatever you like.

2 T EVOO

Salt and pepper to taste

1 T garlic powder

1 T herbes de Provence

Pinch of red chile flakes (optional)

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Put nuts in a bowl with the EVOO and stir to coat the nuts. Mix seasonings together and sprinkle over nuts, stirring until combined. Spread nuts on a roasting pan and put in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes until the nuts are fragrant and golden, stirring about halfway through.

Quick Veg Salad

1 serving

10 minutes prep and serve

Ingredients

(Amounts depend on how many are snacking. Following is enough for one person, but feel free to add or subtract where you like.)

½ cucumber, diced

1 fat tomato or a handful of cherry tomatoes, diced

1 avocado, sliced

½ c mozzarella or feta, diced

EVOO to taste

Lemon juice to taste

Sprinkle fresh herbs on top (optional)

Directions

Mix all ingredients, top with a sprinkling of herbs, and eat.

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