Mediterranean Cooking for Diabetics: Delicious Dishes to Control or Avoid Diabetes

Mediterranean Cooking for Diabetics: Delicious Dishes to Control or Avoid Diabetes

by Robin Ellis


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This book is a second, fully revised edition of Robin Ellis's hugely successful Delicious Dishes for Diabetics. Based on Mediterranean cuisine - one of the healthiest in the worldbook - British actor, Robin Ellis shares his lifetime collection of healthy and simple recipes especially selected and adapted for people wishing to control or prevent Types 2 diabetes. Diagnosed wth Type 2 diabetes himself, Robin explains the strategic changes he made - in what he eats and how he prepares his food - that allowed him to bring his glucose levels down sufficiently to avoid taking medication for six years.

This fully illustrated book contains photographs, not only of the recipes but of beautiful, rural southwestern France, where Robin lives and leads sell-out cooking workshops focused on simple, delicious and healthy Mediterranean cuisine, making the most of all the fresh local ingredients available.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472136374
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date: 08/02/2016
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 764,265
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Robin Ellis is best known for his role as Captain Ross Poldark in the original BBC classic series. He then returned to play a cameo in the recent smash hit adaptation of Poldark. Apart from his career as an actor Robin has always been a passionate cook. He learned to cook from his mother, who suffered from Type 1 diabetes. Following a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes himself in 1999 he researched the best way of eating for his condition. He settled on a low-carb Mediterranean diet and, together with daily walks, he has managed to control his condition successfully ever since.

Table of Contents

Introduction 10

Cooking Empowers 14

The Mediterranean Diet 16

Soups 18

Light Lunches and Starters 32

Salads 50

Sauces and Dips 66

Vegetables 76

Vegetarian Dishes 90

Fish and Seafood 110

Poultry 126

Meat 142

Pasta 156

Gratin and All-in-one Dishes 170

Grains and Pulses 184

Desserts 200

Sundries 210

The GI and the GL 220

Index 222

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