Wednesday, September 19, 2007

You CAN Eat That! Awesome Food for Kids with Diabetes

Having a child with diabetes creates a 24/7 challenge for parents and caregivers that can be stressful and demanding. As difficult as insulin injections, blood tests, and medical exams can be on a child with diabetes, the fact is that providing meals and snacks everyday that are nutritious and appealing to a child’s developing taste buds poses one of the most difficult and ongoing challenges. Nutritionist Robyn Webb’s new cookbook, You CAN Eat That! Awesome Food for Kids with Diabetes (Cleveland Clinic Press; 2007) provides easy solutions with delicious recipes accompanied by beautiful photography, nutritional analysis and professional guidance that helps parents, caregivers and kids successfully live and deal with a diabetes diagnosis.

You CAN Eat That! features:

Understanding Diabetes Management for Kids
Carbohydrates: Friends or Foes?
How to Plan Meals
How to Prevent Low Blood Sugar
Awesome Recipes
The Lunch Box
After-School Snacks
Picnics and Parties
You’ll never have to say, “You can’t eat that!” to your kids again after you’ve tried the recipes and tips in this book. Recipes like Light as a Feather Apple Fritters, Lazy Light Lasagna Roll-Ups, Southwestern Firecracker Chicken and Super Appealing Banana Sundaes are colorful, healthy and so delicious that kids will actually love to eat foods that are truly good for them. Webb offers ideas for home, lunch boxes, after-school snacks, sweets and treats, picnics, parties and more. Living with diabetes is hard enough. You CAN Eat That! makes living with diabetes a little sweeter and easier.

*Sample Pages & Recipes:
Light as a Feather Apple Fritters -
Lazy Light Lasagna Roll-Up -
Southwestern Firecracker Chicken -
Super Appealing Banana Sundaes -

About the Author
Award-winning nutritionist, cookbook author, and teacher Robyn Webb is a passionate advocate of cooking well and eating wisely. Her interest and expertise in nutrition have led to her extensive work with the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Combining culinary talents with hard scientific data, Robyn has devoted her energies to educating people with diabetes about how to facilitate the daily challenge of managing their disease through creative, healthful meal planning. She is the associate editor of the award-winning Forecast magazine published by the ADA where her column Healthy Eating is read by more than a half million people every month. Read more about Robyn Webb at

More about Cleveland Clinic Press
The mission of Cleveland Clinic Press is to increase health literacy and dispel myths and misinformation about medicine, health care, and treatment. The Press publishes nonfiction consumer books for the medical, health, nutrition, and exercise markets, providing the most useful and authoritative information vetted by the experts of Cleveland Clinic.

Cleveland Clinic Press’ books are for patients, families, parents of children with health problems, and the children themselves. Their authors include leading authorities from Cleveland Clinic as well as a diverse list of experts drawn from other medical and health institutions whose research and treatment breakthroughs have helped countless people.
For more information, visit the Press website at

You CAN Eat That! Awesome Food for Kids with Diabetes (Cleveland Clinic Press; 2007)
by Robyn Webb, MS
ISBN: 978-1-59624-029-2
$19.95/trade paperback

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