"Eat It to Beat It" Recipes

Best-selling author of Eat This, Not That, David Zinczenko, shares healthy recipes from his new book, Eat It to Beat It! Learn how to fight diabetes and high cholesterol with food!

The Alpha Omega Sandwich
Makes one serving

• 1 tablespoon whipped cream cheese
1 teaspoon prepared wasabi
 2 slices sprouted-grain bread, lightly toasted
 ½ avocado, peeled, pitted, and sliced
 2 thick slices tomato
 2 oz. smoked salmon

1. Combine cream cheese and wasabi in mixing bowl, and stir until evenly blended.
2. Slather mixture on bread.
3. Top with avocado, tomatoes, salmon, sprouts and remaining slice of bread. 

Packed with salmon for omega-3s, fiber-rich whole grain bread and avocado for monounsaturated fats, this delicious sandwich helps lower bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol!

Thoughtful Turkey Salad
Makes one serving 

• 8 cups baby spinach
½ cup sliced strawberries
• ¼ cup fresh goat or feta cheese, crumbled
• 2 tablespoons walnuts
• 2 oz. smoked turkey, torn into thin slices
• 1 tablespoon olive oil
• ½ tablespoon balsamic vinegar

1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries, cheese, walnuts and turkey.
2. Drizzle with olive oil and vinegar, and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Beat brain fog and preserve long-term brain health with this phytonutrient-rich meal.

The Bossest Sausage

• 1 tablespoon olive oil
• 4 links, uncooked chicken sausage
• 1 medium red onion, sliced
• 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
• 2 cups red grapes
• 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
• 2 cups chopped kale
• 2 tablespoons red wine or balsamic vinegar 
• Salt and pepper, to taste

1. Heat olive oil in large, cast-iron skillet or stainless steel pan over medium heat. 
2. Add sausage and onion, and cook until meat is browned on one side.
3. Flip and add garlic, grapes and fennel seeds.
4. Cook until sausage is browned and firm.
5. Add kale and vinegar, cook until kale is soft and wilted.
6. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste. 

To combat diabetes, make sure to consume foods that are low in sugar and high in protein and fiber. At just 270 calories, this satisfying meal not only tastes good, but also helps regulate your blood sugar.

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