Hi, I’m Christina and welcome to my blog Defying Diabetes! I am Type 1 diabetic and training to be a Naturopathic Nutritionist to coach and guide people with a variety of conditions to a better lifestyle.

Being Type 1 diabetic myself, I realised there is a massive stigma around this condition that has to be changed.

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Bang Bang Cauliflower for the Festive Season!

Here is my bang bang cauliflower recipe, which is perfect to make for a festive buffet. You can even use your leftover cauliflower from your roast dinner! Serves 4 Macros: Calories: 58Carbohydrates: 8gof which sugars: 4gFibre: 2.5gProtein: 3gFat: 2g Ingredients: 1/2 Cauliflower2 Spring onions For the sauce:2 tsps grated fresh ginger2 crushed garlic cloves1/2 tbsp… Continue reading Bang Bang Cauliflower for the Festive Season!

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Driving and Type 1 diabetes

People living with type 1 diabetes have to take extra precaution before driving. This post will cover what people living with t1d have to do in the UK. Legal Requirements Firstly, you have to declare to the DVLA that you have diabetes. This will not stop you from driving, they just need to know about… Continue reading Driving and Type 1 diabetes

Orange & Mustard Chicken Pasta

Here is my delicious Orange & Mustard Chicken Pasta, this dish is so fresh and perfect for this time of year! This is also super easy to make, so it will become a staple recipe for you! Serves 2 Macros: Calories: 742Carbohydrates: 88gof which sugars: 16gFibre: 5.5gProtein: 56gFat: 17g Ingredients: Method: 1. Chop the broccoli,… Continue reading Orange & Mustard Chicken Pasta

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