This may seem like a strange time to discuss backpacking with type 1 diabetes as many trails are closed, national parks are closed, and organizations like the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the Pacific Crest Trail Association are recommending that people postpone or cancel trips due to COVID-19. Furthermore, The American Hiking Society at this time [...]
Did you know that there’s a link between type 1 diabetes and bone mineral density (BMD)? Here's what you should know about the link between diabetes and osteoporosis and ways to lower your risk.
Drinking an alcoholic beverage with Diabetes. Your blood glucose may not respond as expected. Here's an overview of alcohol metabolism and how it impacts blood glucose.
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 [...]
Alternating layers of eggplant and noodles make for some tasty veggie-laden lasagna.
This peach frozen yogurt is one of my favorites. It only contains 3 ingredients, and is a super speedy summer dessert option.
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
It's been an insanely busy semester of grad school, and I'll admit that I haven't spent much time in the kitchen recently. Fish is an amazingly quick and easy to cook option. This miso glazed salmon and cauliflower took about 20 minutes total to prep and cook and left me only 1 pan to clean, [...]