Simply Smoothies: Fresh & Fast Diabetes-Friendly Snacks & Complete Meals

Simply Smoothies: Fresh & Fast Diabetes-Friendly Snacks & Complete Meals

by Linda Gassenheimer

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Breakfast on the run, lunch in a hurry, and even a quick snack: in our time-starved lives, everyone is looking for a quick meal on the go. Unfortunately, the foods designed to be quick and inexpensive are often loaded with fat, sugar, and calories. For those trying to control their diabetes, or those who want to lose weight and improve nutrition to prevent diabetes, these fatty, salty convenience foods can be a train wreck. The perfect solution for a quick meal that won't bomb a meal plan? Smoothies! Nutritious and tasty, smoothies are a quick and surprisingly filling meal option with nearly limitless possibilities. Linda Gassenheimer has put together this collection of delicious and incredibly easy superfood powerhouses. This pocket-sized book focuses on short recipes that are quick, easy, and made with few ingredients. Best of all, these recipes use the latest nutrition research to balance glucose response while delivering unbelievable taste. Most smoothies are packed with sugar and carbohydrates; these recipes cut the carbs, but not the fun.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580405737
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
Publication date: 06/02/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 585,872
File size: 269 KB

About the Author

Linda Gassenheimer is a TV and radio personality, syndicated journalist, best-selling author, spokesperson, and food consultant. The producer and host of the weekly “Food News and Views” on WLRN 91.2 FM National Public Radio and author of the Miami Herald column “Dinner in Minutes,” she lives in Miami.

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Sample Recipes


Cappuccino Smoothie
Espresso Smoothie
Raspberry Tea Smoothie
Peach Tea Smoothie
Blueberry Smoothie
Blackberry Breeze
Chai Smoothie
Morning Start Coffee Smoothie
Tomato Orange Smoothie
Virgin Mary Smoothie


Almond Pear Smoothie
Peanut Butter Smoothie
Pear Avocado Smoothie
Creamy Mushroom Freeze
Gazpacho Smoothie
Manhattan Clam Whip
Veggie Power Shake
Mango Lassi
Beets and Cream Borscht
Hummus Whip
Pesto Pizzaz
Veggie Power Shake


Cucumber Mint Cooler
Ginger Limeade smoothie
Cherry Egg Cream
Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie
Apple Pie Smoothie
Ginger Carrot Smoothie
Coffee Coconut Smoothie
Chocolate Crush
Lemon Cheesecake Shake

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