Here are a few healthy ideas for foods that keep your blood sugar low. There are many health benefits to keeping your blood sugar low such as weight loss, reducing risks of diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, reducing inflammation in the body, reducing cancer risk (since it is now known that cancer thrives on a highly processed diet full of sugars as well as hidden sugars in grains for example and many more benefits.
Ever get tired of leafy greens being the base of your salads? How about starting with Wild-Caught Alaska Pollock flakes then add high quality, organic fats like avocados, flax seeds, sesame seeds and a tad of avocado mayo! This tasty dish is anti-inflammatory, low glycemic, great for the brain and a simple alternative to your typical salad. Enjoy!
Keep your blood sugar and hormones in check with these delicious, grain free muffins. Warm right out of the oven with a tiny drizzle of raw organic honey will keep you satisfied for hours and fill your body with wonderful nutrition your body will thank you for!
Ingredients: (please choose organic whenever possible)
Almond Flour (2 cups), 2 eggs, pine nuts, pecans (hand crushed), a handful of blueberries, one small ripe banana, a teaspoon of baking soda, a dash of salt, 1/2 cup of honey crisp applesauce (unsweetened), 3 tablespoons of almond butter (unsweetened), 2 tablespoons of ground flax seeds, 2 tablespoons of chia seeds, 2 tablespoons of ghee (clarified butter), one scoop of protein powder (I very much love #Ka’Chava chocolate) but you can use any you enjoy, a drizzle of vanilla extract and 1/2 cup of almond milk.
Set your oven to 350 degrees, mix all the ingredients together and pour into your favorite muffin pan. They will be ready in about 15-20 minutes depending on the consistency you like. Serve warm or let cool, either way these babies are delicious!
For a happier, healthier YOU!