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Chef Nora El Sadat

Ingredients: - 1 bag of okra - 6 pieces of meat cubes with no fat - 2-3 Tbs of  quinoa - 4 cups of fresh tomato juice - 2 minced onions - 1 tsp minced garlic - 1 tsp (teaspoon) tomato paste  - 1 chilli pepper - A Pinch of brown sugar - 2 Tbs (Tablespoon...

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Building Your Diabetes Support Team

Diabetes can be overwhelming, but you do not have to go it alone. The theme of World Diabetes Day 2018 is “Family and Diabetes,” which has us thinking about the ways diabetes can actually help our families grow closer and healthier together. That may not have been what you thought of when you read the word diabetes, but it is true. Regular communication about our health and how we feel with those closest to us can have a positive impact for you and the ones you love. As you look at those around you to develop your team that can help you navigate your life with diabetes, the following is a list of the people...

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Chef Khaled Al Saadi

Chicken Machbous Recipe Ingredients: 3 cup of whole flour 3 cup milk 5 whole egg 150 gm butter 1 tablespoon of sugar ½  a tablespoon of salt 1 tablespoon of cardamom 5 grams of saffron 50 grams of honey Black and white sesame seeds How to prepare: In a bowl add and mix...

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Low Carb Lasagna

Just like the classic but only a third of the carbs—what’s not to love!   Ingredients Zucchini: 2 Medium-Large Kale: 1 bunch kale (I like to use Russian Hunger kale because it is a flat leaf) Marinara sauce: 1 Cup (250 ml) Mozzarella Cheese: 1 Cup (100 g), shredded, low moisture, part skim Ricotta...

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4 Ingredient Cookies 

Ever get a craving for fresh baked cookies? This quick and healthy recipe only uses four ingredients – which I bet you have on hand right now! Not a fan of chocolate? Simply substitute raisins, cherries, coconut or whatever mix-ins you like best. Ingredients 1 large, ripe banana 1/3 cup (85...

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Honey Mustard Baked Salmon with Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients (4 servings): - 2-3 small sweet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced, about 400 g (2 cups) - 2 small onions, peeled and diced, about 200 g (1 cup) - 1-2 garlic cloves, minced - 10 ml olive or canola oil (2 tsp) - 20 ml honey (4 tsp) - 7.5 ml mustard powder (1 1/2 tsp) - 1 fresh rosemary sprig, leaves chopped...

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World Diabetes Day: What is diabetes?

“What is diabetes?” might have been the first question you had when you were diagnosed. It might be the first question a family member or friend asks. Essentially, diabetes is too much glucose (sugar) in the blood. Diabetes is a chronic condition that occurs when your pancreas is no longer able to make insulin, or when the body cannot make good use of the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas, which acts like a key to let glucose from the food we eat pass from the blood stream into the cells...

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World Diabetes Day: The way people with diabetes eat can improve their health

The boom of cooking programs on television has awakened the inner master chef of many people in the world. With our pre-COVID busy lives, we often turned to convenient and easy meals and did not have the energy nor time to get too creative in the kitchen. Nowadays, many people are working remotely or more flexible hours and now, more than ever, we may find ourselves with a little bit of extra time at home to try prepare new foods as well as to ensure we make them as healthy as possible. This has especially benefited people with diabetes who often have mostly unhealthy food options to choose from when out at the office or on the...

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The Story Behind World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991 by International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. It is marked every year on 14 November, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in 1922. WDD is the world’s largest diabetes awareness campaign reaching a global audience of over 1 billion people in more than 160 countries. The campaign draws attention to issues of paramount importance to...

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