10 Tips for Trekking Solo with Type 1 Diabetes

10 Tips for Trekking Solo with Type 1 Diabetes

Some might consider hiking alone with type 1 diabetes a risky undertaking. Although hiking solo with a chronic illness comes with a set of extra risks, in my opinion nothing is out of the question if we take some extra precautions. Here are my top 10 tips for adventuring on your own.

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Whole Grain Spaghetti with Shrimp and Arugula

Whole Grain Spaghetti with Shrimp and Arugula

Stressed and pressed for time during the week? This healthy whole grain pasta/arugula dish is quick, easy, and the perfect tasty comfort to get you through those exhausting work nights.

Fudgy Greek Yogurt Brownies

Fudgy Greek Yogurt Brownies

Faced with stress and a heavy workload. I decided we needed some therapy in the form of fudgy chocolate brownies, and because I am a health nut, I replaced butter and oil with 2% greek yogurt. These brownies are fudgy delicious squares of happiness, so I hope you enjoy your chocolate therapy as much as we did.

Buckwheat Soba Veggie Stir Fry topped with Wild Salmon

Buckwheat Soba Veggie Stir Fry  topped with Wild Salmon

My roommate and I spend a lot of our evenings cooking up large tasty dinners for each other and whatever starving friend we've adopted this week.  There's nothing more soothing after a stressful day than a big bowl of noodles and vegetables. I'd been craving an Asian noodle dish to replace our usual Italian dishes, and [...]

Maple Oatmeal Bean Blondies

Maple Oatmeal Bean Blondies

Sometimes you really just need a brownie.  That's what I convinced myself yesterday afternoon.  I was at the top of squaw mountain, had just skied some beautiful runs in some fresh powder and was hungering for some coffee and a chocolate fix.  The caffe at the top of the tram had everything I hoped for. [...]