Allergen-Free, Low Glycemic Colcannon and a Bit of Irish History for St. Patrick’s Day (or Halloween)
If I’m going to break with tradition and eat colcannon on St. Patrick’s Day, I might as well also change-up the recipe a bit! Instead of using mashed potatoes, I use mashed cauliflower, instead of cream I use coconut milk.
Over the holidays, starting with Halloween, we often have sugar as a “special occasion” (*wink wink). It’s important to not deprive ourselves however the risk with Halloween is over-consumption of candy. The effect sugar can have on our blood sugar can throw us into a cycle of sugar cravings and reliance on alcohol and sugar to feel “normal” again. We end up going into the winter holidays with mood fluctuations and sugar cravings that set us up to fail. In this video I share a simple step to prevent the blood sugar roller coaster from Halloween sugaring!
If you still live in a neighborhood that celebrates Halloween by sending it’s little people out in disguise to beg for sugar, here are some ideas for some healthier treats to hand-out that are individually wrapped but won’t get your house egged…