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How To Get Healthy From Any Food: A Recipe For Sustainability

While every person with a health care provider is different, if someone doesn’t have access to adequate nutrition, it can lead to a variety of negative outcomes, like early-life obesity, Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and chronic illness. I have put together a list of foods that are low-sugar (and low glycemic index) and will provide you with some simple meals that can be prepared using your favorite ingredients.

When you try something new, there is almost always an initial period of excitement, excitement that can be difficult to shake. Even when you eat the foods on the list, you could still use those old favorites you’ve made before. Some of your favorite meals are right here (you are welcome to use these recipes with your own foods).

One day, you may wake up and look at the list and say, “this is so much better than any of those things I’ve had over the last 8 years! I’m going to make a huge batch of these for myself and start making them to keep for myself whenever I feel hungry!” That’s a great feeling and it’s something you can’t give away or give away with just words and recipes. Be sure to follow Healthy Eating on the Web for additional recipes and tips that you can use!

You are going to make a large batch of the healthy oatmeal, and I am going to use all of it to make something to put in my dinner box! As an aside; I am going to be having a party from 12:30 pm until like 4:00, so I should be able to make it. I’ve been meaning to do this for awhile now (I just haven’t got around to it) so it’ll be a good opportunity to get it out. I’ve included some tips on cutting it up for eating in the morning (you will not be surprised that they are healthy too). 

Here are all of the foods from the low-sugar and low-glycemic index list. 

Low-Sugar Breakfast: Oats, Yogurt (Low-Sugar)

2 egg whites 1 large sliced tomato 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tbsp. brown sugar 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 large, raw, apple (not pears or any kind of “fruit”-type) or a few chopped peaches 1/3 cup chopped walnuts (optional for a breakfast sandwich) 4 slices of tomato, halved and seeded 1/4 cup sliced yellow or orange bell pepper, diced 1/4 cup chopped celery 3 slices of raw, whole-grain rye bread, toasted

High-Sugar Breakfast: Oats

3 egg whites 1 large sliced tomato 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tbsp. brown sugar 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 large, raw, apple (not pears or any kind of “fruit”-type) or a few chopped peaches 1/3 cup chopped walnuts (optional for a breakfast sandwich) 4 slices of tomato, halved and seeded

High-Sugar Lunch: Broccoli Soup

3 egg whites 1 large sliced tomato 3-4 tbsp. cream 1 small, raw, green bean, chopped

1/2-1 cup packed chopped spinach 1/2-1/2 cup packed chopped broccoli 4 chopped tomato, diced

3 cups low-fat Greek yogurt 1 cup shredded mozzarella, shredded or grated 1/2 cup shredded parmesan 1/2 cup grated Parmesan 1/2-1 Tbsp. fresh chopped parsley (or parsley flakes, to taste)

High-Sugar Dessert: Muffins

1.5 whole eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 3/4 c. all-purpose flour 1/4 c. granulated sugar 1/2 tsp. baking powder 2 tsp. baking soda 1 c. sugar or 100% maple syrup

1. Combine all ingredients in bowl

2.