Macaroni and cheese is a fan favorite — but it’s tricky to partake of this tasty comfort food if you are following a vegan and gluten-free diet. Luckily, Annie’s has a solution.
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Annie’s Organic Vegan Mac just happens to be gluten-free, making it a good choice for those who have celiac or who are gluten intolerant and who want to focus more on plant-based eating. Unlike other boxed mac and cheese, Annie’s contains no artificial flavors, synthetic colors or preservatives. Plus, it’s certified organic and non-GMO. The “pasta” is made from organic white and brown rice flour, and you’ll enjoy a cheesy flavor (minus the milk and cheese, of course). Each serving contains 210 calories, 49 grams of carb, 4 grams of protein and, if prepared with almond milk, 0 grams of fat.
Annie’s is a well-known, trusted brand that is dedicated to the health and wellness of people and the planet. Annie’s Organic Vegan Mac will likely become a favorite of yours — and your family’s — so stock up now! It’s perfect for lunch, dinner or a late-night snack.
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A Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at Good Measures, LLC, where she is a CDE manager for a virtual diabetes program. Campbell is the author of Staying Healthy with Diabetes: Nutrition & Meal Planning, a co-author of 16 Myths of a Diabetic Diet, and has written for publications including Diabetes Self-Management, Diabetes Spectrum, Clinical Diabetes, the Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation’s newsletter, DiabeticConnect.com, and CDiabetes.com
Want to learn more about plant-based diets and diabetes? Read “Plant Sources of Protein” and “Adopting a Vegetarian Meal Plan.”
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Amy Campbell: Amy Campbell is the author of Staying Healthy with Diabetes: Nutrition and Meal Planning and a frequent contributor to Diabetes Self-Management and Diabetes & You. She has co-authored several books, including the The Joslin Guide to Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association’s 16 Myths of a “Diabetic Diet,” for which she received a Will Solimene Award of Excellence in Medical Communication and a National Health Information Award in 2000. Amy also developed menus for Fit Not Fat at Forty Plus and co-authored Eat Carbs, Lose Weight with fitness expert Denise Austin. Amy earned a bachelor’s degree in nutrition from Simmons College and a master’s degree in nutrition education from Boston University. In addition to being a Registered Dietitian, she is a Certified Diabetes Educator and a member of the American Dietetic Association, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Amy was formerly a Diabetes and Nutrition Educator at Joslin Diabetes Center, where she was responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of disease management programs, including clinical guideline and educational material development, and the development, testing, and implementation of disease management applications. She is currently the Director of Clinical Education Content Development and Training at Good Measures. Amy has developed and conducted training sessions for various disease and case management programs and is a frequent presenter at disease management events.
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