Basic Cauliflower Fried Rice

I have been inspired by the recent availability of frozen riced cauliflower in the regular grocery store.  When I first became aware of the product, it was spotted at Trader Joe’s.  Every time I looked for it they were out.  Not that making chopped cauliflower rice from a fresh head of cauliflower is hard to do using a food processor  but I just wanted to try the ready made.  Continue reading

Identifying Trends and Why You Should Track Your Blood Sugar

Many folks that are diagnosed diabetics self-measure blood sugar once a day, if at all, using a blood glucose meter at home. When you have labs drawn at the doctor  fasting blood sugar is a standard measure.  Commonly, your hemoglobin A1C (HBA1c), which reflects your average blood sugar level for the past several months, may also be measured. If these values are slightly out of range you may be labeled pre-diabetic.  These snapshot values are partial indicators of how your body is processing and tolerating carbohydrates.   Continue reading