About the Author
As a dietitian and CDE, Lara Rondinelli-Hamilton counsels a wide variety of people―from those wanting to lose weight to others trying to better control their diabetes or cholesterol. Her role is to educate people on the importance of a healthy lifestyle, but also help them incorporate it into real life with healthy eating and cooking.
After working as a culinary educator in a university setting for over 10 years, Chef Jennifer Bucko Lamplough, MBA, is now working to help solve hunger by working with food pantries, soup kitchens, and meal programs in northern Illinois to not only distribute meals, but to provide nutrition education in those settings. She continues to work as a cooking demonstrator, teaching people how to cook healthy and showing that it can be delicious and easy!
As a team, Chef Jennifer Bucko Lamplough and Lara Rondinelli-Hamilton, have written two previous books for the American Diabetes Association―The Healthy Carb Diabetes Cookbook and the best-selling Healthy Calendar Diabetes Cookbook―and developed hundreds of recipes for the Association’s healthy eating programs, many of which are appearing here for the first time in print.
The ultimate diabetes cookbook from the American Diabetes Association, the world’s foremost expert in diabetes nutrition. The Diabetes Cookbook: 300 Recipes for Healthy Living Powered by the Diabetes Food Hub is a big, bold, and beautiful book, packed with hundreds of recipes specifically designed for those with diabetes or prediabetes and backed by more than 75 years of evidence-based diabetes nutrition research.Designed to make healthy eating easier, realistic, and delicious for people, this cookbook collects together for the first time hundreds of recipes and meals tested on people living with diabetes and their families. Based on years of research and built specifically to help improve healthy eating behaviors, the recipes, meal plans, and tips in this book will help home cooks make smart food choices, select healthier cooking methods, and organize and plan diabetes-friendly and heart-healthy meals. Most importantly, every recipe has been kitchen-tested to ensure they all taste amazing.This massive collection will include hundreds brand new and previously unpublished recipes from the American Diabetes Association. Dozens of meal types, cuisines, and flavors are represented, from a healthy, diabetes-friendly take on traditional lasagna to low-carb recipes engineered with cauliflower rice and zucchini noodles. Other healthy twists on classic favorites include: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with Pineapple BBQ Sauce Shrimp with Creamy Arugula Pesto Jalapeno Mac and Cheese Pineapple Peach Sorbet Paleo 10 Minute Taco Salad Low GI Blueberry Almond PancakesReaders will find a section on “Foodie Recipes,” a chapter on getting the most out of a slow-cooker, meals designed to please the whole family (including picky kids), and a complete selection of budget-friendly options.Designed to be the most comprehensive cookbook for people living with diabetes and their families, and backed by the authority of the American Diabetes Association, The Diabetes Cookbook is a one-of-a-kind collection of meals readers will cook, share, and love.