If you or someone you know is diabetic, the holidays can be especially challenging with all the traveling, festivities and tempting desserts and other delicious foods. Traditional dishes served at holiday gatherings can be pleasing to the palate but present health conflicts with sometimes serious consequences for those with diabetes.
We’ve gathered some helpful tips for making the most of your holidays along with some wonderful diabetic-friendly alternatives to the traditional holiday favorites from Christine Goodson, RD, LC, CDE.
Christine is a diabetes educator at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital. She shares her diabetes-friendly recipes for Orange Cranberry Sauce, Cornbread Stuffing with Brussels Sprouts and Squash, Apple-Shallot Roasted Turkey with Cider Gravy and Cranberry Meringue Pie. Enjoy!
We wish you and yours a healthy and happy holiday season.
Tips for Healthier Holidays