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PreDiabetes Concierge Chef Creates Healthier Recipes for Cheesecake, Chicken & Waffles and Other Comfort Foods
Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 27, 2014
PreDiabetes Centers, the nations top purveyor of prediabetes treatment, rolled out 10 new prediabetes recipes - available on its website - that are healthy, scrumptious and easy to prepare. The Company aims to teach prediabetics how to cook nutrient-rich food, a skill that plays a pivotal role in an overall diabetes prevention plan.
Teeming with whole grains, fiber and vegetables, the Companys prediabetes-friendly recipes are sure to satisfy every craving, from indulgently sweet to hearty and comforting.
The new dishes include a succulent Louisiana Gumbo, Thai Coconut-Peanut Sauce with Noodles and Vegetables, Pimento Cheese Dip and a healthier Fried Chicken and Waffles, in which the chicken is pan-fried instead of deep-fried.
I was excited to create the Fried Chicken and Waffles recipe because my daughter loves them! said PreDiabetes Centers Concierge Chef Han Ashley, who designs all recipes for the Company. Its a Southern favorite, but this version is healthier because it uses quinoa flour instead of white flour. Quinoa has 9 grams of protein per serving and is high in manganese and magnesium, which can help relax the blood vessels.
Hardening and narrowing of the arteries (atherosclerosis) is a related complication of prediabetes and diabetes.
Ashley hosts nutritional seminars for clients enrolled in the PreDiabetes Centers 12-month treatment program, which stops a clients progression to diabetes using integrated medicine, specialized dietary planning, customized fitness, hormone optimization and other targeted treatment techniques.
Another recipe unveiled in the new recipe collection is White Chocolate-Green Tea-Mint Cheesecakea combination of flavors that is surprising and delectable!
Ashley has spent a great deal of time concocting healthier cheesecake recipes. Using cheese, butter and sour cream substitutes as well as reduced amounts of sugar, Ashley has created several healthy, guilt-free cheesecake recipes for PreDiabetes Centers clients.
A lot of people who dont eat dessert would love the [White Chocolate-Green Tea-Mint] cheesecake. It mimics real cheesecake very closely, plus its loaded with protein and fiber, Ashley said.
She explained that most healthy desserts arent very sophisticated. Theyre grainy and dense in texture because theyre high in fiber, Ashley said, which can turn people off. Thats why she takes special care when it comes to creating healthy dessert recipes.
Ashley believes its easy to be misled by vegan dessertswhich are considered healthy because they lack animal byproducts and use food substitutes. Heres the problem: These desserts dont conscientiously use nutrient-dense food. Theyre usually high in fat and simple starches, which dont help with blood sugar regulation, said Ashley.
Ashley's dessert recipes, in comparison, rely on vegetables or a form of protein to add nutrients to the dishmaking it ideal for people with prediabetes, or anyone seeking better nutritional health.
To browse the collection of prediabetes recipesincluding new recipes for Japanese Ramen, Italian Cioppino, Chicken Tortilla Soup, Indian Green Masala Dip and Chocolate Fondueclick here.
PreDiabetes Centers is a privately owned company based in Austin, Texas, that specializes in the prevention and treatment of diabetes. Treatment at the Center is customized for each client and is based on physician-directed care and lifestyle intervention. The company offers free biomarker blood testing that can detect prediabetes, and also continuing biomarker tests throughout the personalized program to ensure that metabolic processes in the body related to prediabetes are being reversed.
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