The Diabetes Cookbook

Congrats to my friend, Lara! Her cookbook is now on Amazon. Lots of healthy recipes for the whole family. It has kid-friendly, slow-cooked, paleo, gluten and dairy free options. Check out the details! (affiliate link)

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The Diabetes Cookbook: 300 Recipes for Healthy Living Powered by the Diabetes Food Hub is a big, bold, and beautiful book, packed with hundreds of recipes specifically designed for anyone wanting to eat healthier and put quick, delicious meals on the table. This is a beautiful coffee table book that you will actually use and it has something for everyone including: Mediterranean, Kid-Friendly, Quick, Paleo, Slow-Cooker and Budget-friendly recipes.
Designed to make healthy eating easier, realistic, and delicious for people, this cookbook collects together for the first time hundreds of recipes and meals. Based on years of research and built specifically to help improve healthy eating behaviors, the recipes, meal plans, and tips in this book will help home cooks make smart food choices, select healthier cooking methods, and organize and plan healthy, quick and delicious meals. Most importantly, every recipe has been kitchen-tested to ensure they all taste amazing.
This massive collection will include hundreds brand new and previously unpublished recipes from the American Diabetes Association. Dozens of meal types, cuisines, and flavors are represented, from a healthy, diabetes-friendly take on traditional lasagna to low-carb recipes engineered with cauliflower rice and zucchini noodles. Other healthy twists on classic favorites include:
• Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with Pineapple BBQ Sauce
• Unstuffed Eggroll
• Jalapeno Mac and Cheese
• Pineapple Peach Sorbet
• Paleo 10 Minute Taco Salad
• Low GI Blueberry Almond Pancakes
About the Authors:
Lara Rondinelli-Hamilton, RD, CDE, is owner of Revival Wellness, LLC ( counsels a wide variety of people―from those wanting to lose weight to others trying to better control their diabetes or cholesterol. Her role is to educate people on the importance of a healthy lifestyle, but also to help them incorporate it into real life with healthy eating and cooking. Jennifer Bucko Lamplough, MBA, and Chef, is working to help solve hunger by working with food pantries, soup kitchens, and meal programs in northern Illinois to not only distribute meals, but to provide nutrition education in those settings. She continues to work as a cooking demonstrator, teaching people how to cook healthy and showing that it can be delicious and easy! As a team, Chef Jennifer Bucko Lamplough and Lara Rondinelli-Hamilton have written two previous books for the American Diabetes Association―The Healthy Carb Diabetes Cookbook and the best-selling Healthy Calendar Diabetic Cooking―and developed hundreds of recipes for the Association’s healthy eating programs, many of which are appearing here for the first time in print. For more information, please visit or

About the Book:
The Diabetes Cookbook: 300 Recipes for Healthy Living Powered by the Diabetes Food Hub (American Diabetes Association, November 2018, ISBN: 978-1-580-40680-2, $24.95) is available at bookstores nationwide and from major online booksellers, including Amazon

Weekly Link Wrap-Up 3/17

I love everything bagels! Curious if anyone has tried this seasoning and what you use it on? Sounds delicious! (affiliate link) –

I couldn’t wait to try this Spring scent. Lucky me, I got to smell it before I got home from the store, because the spray leaked and emptied all over the back of my car. Ugh! Well, I can report that it smells amazing and so does my car:) (affiliate links)
dish soap-
hand soap-

I bought this beach bag and used it in Florida this past weekend. I loved it! Lots of room without being too big. It zippers shut and has plenty of pockets inside. Great bag for the price. (affiliate link)-

The Coral Trend

These kid’s are obsessed with this Rubix Cube pack and it keeps them off their devices. Well, for a short time anyway:) Good for the bus, indoor recess, gifts and Easter baskets.
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Has anyone else tried this mascara? How is it so good at this price?!?! It’s the only one I use now! Amazon can change prices at anytime.
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These vests are now under $60!
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I decided to go for a long weekend to visit my parents in Florida! It was great self-care, very relaxing, and I am coming back refreshed. It’s not always easy to make the choice to put ourselves first, but I am learning how very important it is. I finally finished this amazing book while I was there. If you need a step-by-step plan to help you in any area of your life, I highly recommend this book!
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The Coral Trend

Coral is THE color for Spring! We put together some great deals to help you be on trend this season.  (affiliate links)

Beach Clutch-

Melon Cover Up-

OPI Nail Color-


Tank Top-

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Happy Shopping!


8 Easter Basket Ideas for Pre-Teen/Teen Girls

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun! Check out these 8 Easter Basket Ideas for those pre-teen/teen girls in your life. (affiliate links)

  1. Bath Bombs-
  2. Pop Socket-
  3. Scrunchies-
  4. Mini Wet Brush (one for home and one for on-the-go!)-

5. Sunglasses-

6. Jelly Slide Flip-Flops-

7. Felt Board-

8. Logo Tote-

7 Easter Basket Ideas for Sports Fans

My friend Becky put together an amazing list of Sports themed Easter Basket ideas. Check them all out below. (affiliate links)

  1. Big League Chew Pack-
  2. Bounce Back Football-
  3. Sports Sleeve-
  4. Drawstring Bag-

5.  Sports Water Bottle –

6. Custom Sports Socks- HOW COOL ARE THESE!!!

7. Beef Jerky Variety Pack-

***Now instead of using a basket, flip a cool cap upside down and put everything inside!

If you have any other ideas to share, feel free to contact me at and I will get them posted! Happy Shopping!

A Week In Review 2/17

Old Navy tees
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Get ready for Spring Break….Sun Bum sale. Amazon can change prices at anytime so grab it quickly.
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A great reminder!


This has great reviews. My friend Laura said her daughter loves it and can use it without her help. *Amazon can change prices at any time.
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Anyone over pack like I do!?!? This is a must have before getting on the plane to make sure my bag isn’t too heavy!
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We can’t seem to escape Fortnite, but this is an amazing deal! A great gift idea at this unbeatable price.
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I just grabbed these on sale. Prices can change at anytime. This is a great deal! affiliate link:

Spend $40 Save $10 on many shoe options at Target. These designer look alike wedges are my favorites! Available in different colors. (affiliate links)
Ankle strap wedges-
Closed toe wedges-
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Your kids will LOVE this! We brought it to our family Christmas and the adults loved it too. Would make a great gift. affiliate link-

An Amazon best seller with great reviews. *Amazon can change prices at anytime.
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Spend/Save alert! This $88.00 shirt from Vineyard Vines is on sale for less than $50 with code: WINTER19. There is also an Amazon look alike. Prices can change at anytime. (affiliate links)

We are loving these AirPods Cases! It helps keep them protected when you are on the go. You can also charge them in the case.
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I just browsed this sale and found all of these items for under $20 each at checkout! (affiliate links)
Keyhole Sweatshirt-
Rockstar Jeans-
High-Rise Leggings-
Blue Stripe Leggings-
Tie-Front Top-
Classic Shirt-
Black Dress-

Laura had some amazing sale finds at Nordstrom! Check out these prices. I want them all!
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Clear Travel Bag-
Weekend Bag-
Blush Clutch-


Instant Pot French Onion Soup

Laura made this and gave it 5 stars!

Get the pressure cooker here with a current $10 off coupon at checkout. Amazon prices can change at anytime.
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3 Tbsp butter
3 lb Onions, sliced
1/2 tsp baking soda
3 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
1 tsp dried thyme leaves
1 qt (4 cups) beef broth
16 French Bread slices
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
3 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar

Melt butter in electric pressure cooker using the Sauté setting. Add onions and baking soda; cook 3 min. or until slightly softened, stirring frequently. Stir in Worcestershire sauce and thyme. Close and lock lid. Turn Pressure Release Valve to Sealing position.

Cook 20 min. using HIGH PRESSURE COOK setting. When timer goes off, use Quick Pressure Release method to carefully release pressure before opening lid. Add broth, cook 5 mins using SAUTÉ setting on medium heat.

Meanwhile heat broiler. Place bread slices in single layer on baking sheet. Top evenly with 1/4 cup cheese. Broil 3-5 min. or until Cheese is lightly browned.

Turn off pressure cooker. Stir vinegar and remaining cheese into soup. Serve with bread slices.

Weekly Link Update 2/8

I made this recipe this week and it was delicious!!!

Chicken and White Bean Enchiladas with Creamy Salsa Verde

Anyone going on Spring Break? Laura’s maxi dress is available in numerous colors and currently 66% off. Guessing it will sell out quickly at this price.
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A few of my favorite Nordstrom sale items- (affiliate links)

Metallic Beanie-
Knit Tech Gloves-

This was too cute not to buy! Just in time for Valentine’s Day.

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