Thursday, November 12, 2015

Diabetes Friendly Thursdays makes a "Come Back!"



DFT is back and back with a bang! We couldn't have chosen a better month for the come back, other than NOVEMBER!!

The American Diabetes Association observes Diabetes Month every November. Raising awareness of this ever-growing disease is one of the main efforts behind the mission of the Association. American Diabetes Month® (ADM) is an important element in this effort, with programs designed to focus the nation's attention on the issues surrounding diabetes and the many people who are impacted by the disease. For more information , click here! 




We have made changes with the badge of DFT! It is more self describing and stands in support of our DFT Chapter.

The Blue Circle on the top is the Universal Blue Circle Symbol for Diabetes, also known as Diabetes mellitus !

The Food Triangle shown at the bottom part of the badge, is the "suggested" food triangle for a diabetic!

For more Information on Diabetes and its symptoms, please click here!  

To know if you or someone you love is at risk of developing diabetes, click here.

When Sonal suggested to pick my 5 favorite DFT recipes for the comeback post, I had a hard time! All the DFT posts are made with much thought given to the content, the ingredients used, their appropriateness to the diabetic population and even to the appeal factor. Food has to not only be healthy, it has to look good and taste good. Personally, for me any recipe that I would inculcate has to be simple, quick and easy.  

Here is my collection of my favorite DFT posts:
Warning - These suggestions are made on a general basis. Please do not eat all the below mentioned dishes in one day. Keep in mind your daily calorie intake and the amount of exercise you incorporate!

1. Breakfast idea:  Moong-dal Dosa (split moong-bean crepes)

     For RECIPE, click here!






2.  Snack Idea: Quick Masala Peanuts







3.  Drink Idea: Strawberry-Watermelon-Kiwi Cooler

        For RECIPE, click here!







4.  Appetizer idea: Salmon Kebabs

         For RECIPE, click here!






5.  Dinner idea: Butternut Squash Soup

     For RECIPE, click here!




Disclaimer


I am not a nutritionist or dietician. My knowledge and information is based on my research and reading from different resources. Please consult your doctor or dietician before making any changes to your diet.

Other DFT contributors  and their collages with Links!


Sonal




Shailja




Swati



Apsara



Sarika



Parvathy




I am linking this to Throwback Thursday, Angie's Fiesta Friday#94 & Saucy Saturday to spread the word. Judi @ cookingwithauntjuju and Stef @ The Kiwi Fruit are co-hosting the Fiesta Friday this week!