Articles & Advice

Healthy Self Care

Are you feeling a bit low, whether it be emotionally or physically? Instead of turning to comfort food to answer those feelings, talk to them instead. Ask, what do you need right now? It could be we need to spend some time with a friend, make a new friend, have an overdo conversation. It could…
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Santa Cruz’ Healthy Grocery Store

Our healthy food just got better. Our store is packed with products great for diabetics! If you’re trying to lose or maintain your weight, keep your blood sugar levels stable, or just want to be healthy, stop by and try our prepared meals and bakery items and shop through the rest of our products selected…
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Healthy Snacks On-The-Go

Don’t get caught out and about with low blood sugar, starving and craving anything in sight… even if Jamba Juice is calling your name. Stop by our health store in Santa Cruz for healthy snacks to keep in your car so you can stay healthy and lose weight.  
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Sweet Potato Pumpkins

Sweet Potato Pumpkins make a beautiful table-scape for holiday entertaining. This is a low carb recipe created for our healthy weight loss plan for perfect for those who want to keep their blood sugar levels stable and be healthy. Serves 8 Equals 1 starch, ¼ fruit on our healthy weight loss plan. Preheat oven to…
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Pumpkin Pie Shake

Sugar Free Pumpkin Pie Shake is a great breakfast or snack for those who want to be healthy, lose weight the healthy way, and those with diabetes who want to keep their blood sugar levels stable. This recipe serves 1 and equals 1 serving = 3 ounces protein, ½ starch and ½ fat on our…
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Sweet Potato Brownies – Healthy, Low Carb, and Naturally Sweetened

Sweet Potato Brownies are healthy, low in carbs and naturally sweetened so those on our healthy weight loss plan can lose weight, and keep their blood sugar levels stable. This recipe is great for those with diabetes and those with chocolate cravings. Serves: Yields 20 brownies Equals 1 brownie = ½ starch and 1 fat…
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Healthy Pumpkin Pie with Whipped Cream

Healthy Way’s Pumpkin Pie with naturally sweetened Whipped Cream is oh so good and oh so good for you! If you’re going to have desert, try this recipe to help you lose weight the healthy way. This pie will also keep your blood sugar levels stable for those who have diabetes or just want to…
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Healthy Cranberry Sauce Relish

Use this relish sauce as a spread in a pita with chicken breast and arugula or with cottage cheese and crackers. Any way you serve it up, it adds a nice layer of flavor for those wanting to lose weight or just be healthy. On our healthy weight loss plan, this recipe equals: 2 tablespoons…
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Whole Grain Cranberrry Apple Stuffing

Whether preparing a holiday meal or not, this stuffing recipe makes a great side dish to any protein. Add a large side of veggies and you have a meal to help you lose or maintain weight, stabilize blood sugar levels and be healthy. On our healthy weight loss plan this recipe equals 1 Starch, ½…
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Sautéed Pear Arugula and Feta Cheese Salad

The pears give this salad a little sweet with the savory feta cheese and the slightly peppery zing of the arugula. Add a little grilled chicken breast to make this salad in to a meal and ENJOY as you lose weight, and live your healthy lifestyle. Serves 4- one cup serving, Equals: 1 Fat and…
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