Conquering the Grocery Store – Diabetes Management

Sometimes going to the grocery store can be a task rather than a fun activity. At NOAH, our Care Team offers some great tips for our patients that have diabetes to help them reduce that overwhelming feeling. With a little planning, grocery shopping can be an effective tool to help you meet your goals – managing your blood sugar levels and lose weight.

Planning and shopping carefully are two ways you will take control of your diet. To be successful, you need to first focus on what’s healthy, nutritious and tasty. Our Registered Dieticians will help guide you through this process. We provide our patients with the necessary information needed so they can conquer the grocery store on their own.

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Keto Chocolate Cheesecake

Keto Chocolate CheesecakeValentine’s Day is just around the corner and that means chocolate! With so many people eating healthier, following diets and exercising more, we wanted to share a recipe that offers all an alternative to the heavy rich and creamy cheesecake that is both tasty and decadent. It all starts with cocoa powder. From the crust to the filling, you may have to hide a piece before it’s all gone!
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Heart Healthy Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Moo Shu Chicken Lettuce WrapThere are moments when I crave Chinese food and I search the house for my favorite restaurant’s take-out menu. Sometimes cooking just sounds exhausting, but it doesn’t have to be. The trick if finding yummy recipes that are quick and easy to make – if you can make them heart healthy, you win the bonus! Try this Moo Shu Chicken Lettuce Wrap Recipe that I know you and your family will love.
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Cauliflower Rice Stuffed Peppers

Cauliflower Rice Stuffed Peppers
Get rid of those extra calories and carbs in most traditional stuffed pepper recipes and cross over to a healthier version that is loaded with nutrients without sacrificing great flavor! We are swapping that white rice for cauliflower “rice.” Use any color pepper you have on hand and pack up those left overs for work the next day.
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The Effects of Smoking and Your Developing Baby – Video

If you are #pregnant and are #smoking or exposed to #secondhandsmoke, your baby will be exposed to thousands of #harmfulchemicals. Learn the effects secondhand smoke has on your developing baby by Dr. Patty Avila, Pediatrician. Our Care Team at NOAH will work with you and your child to choose the best path for their overall #health and #wellness. To schedule an apt., please call 480-882-4545! #pediatrics #familypractice #prenatalcare

Homemade Gruyere Cheese Crackers


Having folks over for a party or invited to a friends to watch the big game? Looking for a good cracker to go with your cheese and meat board can be difficult. I’ll tell you now, skip the grocery store and make this recipe! This is the tastiest and easiest cracker you can make in no time flat. Add a fig spread on the side and you’re set!
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Tuscan White Bean Soup

Tuscan White Bean Soup
A simple inexpensive soup for a hearty meal that will warm you up from the inside out! Add a hunk of whole-wheat crusty bread and a drizzle of olive oil to complete this tasty meal, great for lunch or dinner.
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Paleo Friendly Pot Roast and Gravy


One of my favorite meals to make in the slow cooker is pot roast. This is especially so when I’m hosting a party around the holidays. Since a majority of the work is magically done in the slow cooker, all I have to do is make the sides and gravy.

Lately some of my friends and family are following the paleo diet. I usually make a few different sides such as roasted brussel sprouts along with carrot and potato halves so that everyone is happy. Once your guests arrive and smell of the aromas from the kitchen greet them at the door…well let’s just say, it better be time to eat!
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Keto – Friendly Fudge Brownies with Walnuts


There is something exciting about baking homemade treats and giving them away to friends and family! I especially enjoy doing this around the holidays. With only 6 ingredients, these keto friendly brownies are baked with love and are a great addition to your recipe collection.
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Holiday Party Appetizer – Brie, Apple and Honey Crostini


This time of year is packed with parties, shopping, and all things that make the days go by way to fast! That’s what inspired this recipe. Both quick and easy to make, this simple appetizer will entice anyone walking by, offering a little sweet and tangy bite. Did I mention this recipe is healthy? Sign me up!
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