Nicole Johnson’s Diabetes Recipe Makovers

Nicole Johnson's Diabetes Recipe Makeover


Nicole Johnson’s Diabetes Recipe Makeovers offers healthy ways to transform delicious recipes to fit the dietary needs of those living with diabetes. Ms. Johnson, Miss America 1999, has been living with the disease since 1993 and is a consultant and spokesperson for diabetes issues. By presenting simple and healthy substitutions for recipes, Ms. Johnson aims to improve the nutritional value of recipes as well as enhance the taste of each dish.

This helpful—and healthful—collection includes a wide variety of recipes for breakfast items, main dishes, appetizers, and side dishes, as well as suggestions for versatile lunch or dinner plates, ethnic entrées, and desserts. Here are some of the 125 recipe makeovers you will find in the cookbook:

  • Nutmeg Pancakes with Lemon-Spiked Berries
  • Quick Chicken Sausage Jambalaya
  • Fresh Vegetable Lasagna
  • Southern Crab Cakes with Remoulade Dipping Sauce
  • Open-Faced Egg Salad Sandwiches
  • Pink Peppermint Meringues

Nutritional information, including carbohydrate counts and dietary exchanges, accompanies each recipe, and full-color photos make each dish even more enticing to try. Nicole Johnson’s Diabetes Recipe Makeovers is spiral-bound and lies flat when open for easy use. It features a recipe index for at-a-glance convenience and a handy metric conversion chart.


  • 125 recipe adaptations for those living with diabetes.
  • Chapters on breakfast, main dishes, appetizers, side dishes, lunches, dinners, ethnic entrées, and desserts.
  • Produced in collaboration with Nicole Johnson, Miss America 1999, an expert on living well with diabetes.

Product Details:

Author: Nicole Johnson
Spiral-bound: 192 pages
Publisher: Publications International
Publication Date: December 15, 2010
ISBN: 1450809014
Package Length: 9.1 inches
Package Width: 8.1 inches
Package Height: 1.0 inches
Package Weight: 1.7 inches
Average Customer Rating:  based on 3 reviews