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Gluten free chocolate almond butter truffles

Our endocrinologist Vidhya Illuri said she started Dr. Illuri’s Pantry, “to share healthy recipes with my patients.” “FOOD is medicine!” she added. “When we choose to use healthy food to fuel our bodies it often reduces the need for medications. I love to cook and I want to show my patients that eating healthy doesn’t have to be tasteless or boring, it can be delicious!” Indulge in these delicious chocolate truffles with a bit less guilt. Ingredients 4 tablespoons almond butter(unsweetened) 2 tablespoons coconut flour 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut ¼ cup dark chocolate melted (70% cacao) Sprinkle of Pink Himalayan …Read More >

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Cream of Vegetable Soup

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It’s supposed to be chilly this weekend. What’s better than enjoying a bowl of soup while it’s cold outside? This diabetic-friendly cream of vegetable soup will be sure to warm you up. Preparation time: 15 minutes Number of servings: 10 Serving size: 1 1/2 cups   Ingredients: 1 green zucchini, chopped 2 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped 3 Roma tomatoes, cut in 4 pieces 3 medium carrots, peeled and chopped 1 (16 oz.) bag of frozen broccoli, thawed 1 medium onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 2 cups 1% milk 2 Tbsp. of light butter 2 …Read More >

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Blueberry kale salad

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Did you know massaging your kale can make it much softer and easier to eat? Our endocrinologist Vidhya Illuri said she started Dr. Illuri’s Pantry, “to share healthy recipes with my patients.” “FOOD is medicine!” she added. “When we choose to use healthy food to fuel our bodies it often reduces the need for medications. I love to cook and I want to show my patients that eating healthy doesn’t have to be tasteless or boring, it can be delicious!” Try Dr. Illuri’s kale blueberry salad and add a flavorful side to your new year. Blueberry kale salad: 4 cups …Read More >

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