Although I love trying intricate recipes that require a lot of time and attention to detail, challenging recipes are not ideal when you're a busy graduate student trying to prep multiple meals for a packed week ahead. That's why I tend to make meals that take some prep work up front, but don't require much [...]
Everyone seems to be into fermented foods these days, and I am no different. I love anything umami or pickled and fermented foods tend to be foods with these complex flavor profiles. What are fermented foods? Fermented foods are basically food products made/altered by microbes (often bacteria or yeast). The fermentation process has been used [...]
Hurricane Florence has been making its way across the Atlantic, slowly building strength. Being without power for multiple days could mean a life or death situation without the proper preparation. Make sure you're ready with this Diabetes Emergency Kit Checklist!
What is HbA1c? What does it mean? Why Hemoglobin A1c does not mean the same for everyone, and factors we don't always think of that might impact A1c results.
The chemistry of caramelizing onions and my recipe for caramelized onions, spinach, goat cheese, and sun-dried tomato quiche
Have you ever wondered why winter seems to throw your blood sugars off?
Well, it all boils (or shall I say cools) down to physiology. In this post, I'm diving into how your body responds to cold environments and the impact that this might have on your blood sugars.
Rain, snow, or shine, Winter is soup time! It's been a rainy winter in California, and this week was no different. I remember having a winter or two like this as a child, where there were just days of endless rain and rain puddles to play in, but I certainly haven't seen a winter like [...]