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Alma Schneider

Blogger, Cooking Coach, Book Author
Montclair, NJ

About Alma Schneider

Alma is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Cooking Coach and Food Blogger. She is the founder of Take Back the Kitchen, LLC, a lifestyle program created to help people recognize and overcome common and unique obstacles to planning, preparing and cooking healthy meals.

Alma provides demonstrations, workshops and speaking engagements for individuals, non-profits as well as for corporations' wellness workshops, Lunch and Learns and company retreats.

Alma has presented at the prestigious TEDx Talks and is the recipient of The American Red Cross award for Community Service. She has been featured on the Today Show, TV Land, CBS News and is a frequent contributor for CBS local.com. She has been featured in Family Circle Magazine and numerous other websites and publications. Her syndicated recipe column appears in more than 20 print and online newspapers. www.takebackthekitchen.com

Articles Written by Alma Schneider

7 Easy, Low-Carb Meals: A Week of Dinner Ideas

Eating less processed food and being mindful of carb counts can be an effective way to lose weight. Here are some easy ideas you can start using tonight!
A writer and cook with prediabetes shares her favorite low-carb meals and a recipe for blood-sugar friendly meatballs.

10 Fab (and Healthy) Finds From the Fancy Food Show

Check out our low-sugar, low carb favorites from one of Manhattan's most anticipated food events of the year—the annual International Fancy Food Show.
A writer with prediabetes attends the annual Fancy Food Show in Manhattan. Here, are her favorite healthy innovations.

4 Cooking Personality Types That Can Sabotage You in the Kitchen

Plus, Expert Advice on How to Tweak These for Success
Making the commitment to plan and prepare healthy meals on a consistent basis takes work. Add in the added challenge of diabetes and, well, life can be a bit (or a lot!) more stressful. Take Back the Kitchen Blogger and Cooking Coach Alma Schneider says the key is to pinpoint your cooking personality type.

10 You-Won't-Miss-the-Sugar Snacks, Plus a Recipe

In a world filled with sugar, it's almost impossible to find sugar-free snacks that taste good. Here are 10 options—some you may not have considered before—plus, a recipe for an irresistible and healthy "pie".
Food writer and busy mom with prediabetes shares 10 no (and low) sugar snack ideas that satisfy without sending your blood sugar soaring.

12 'Grab-and-Go' Healthy Snacks That Taste Good

We've all done it—and we all know better—but eating processed snacks when hunger strikes is one of the worst things you can do when you have diabetes. Here are a dozen healthy options and a recipe, too.
Getting more gluten-free foods into your diet can be a helpful way to control blood sugar. Here are 12 snack food ideas.

5 Tips for How to Cook More Healthy Meals at Home

Cooking healthy meals on a consistent basis does not happen in a vacuum. In fact, one of the keys to preparing and enjoying more meals at home starts with getting organized. The payoff for you: high-quality ingredients and meals that taste good and help you better manage your diabetes.

Recent blog posts from Alma Schneider

Prediabetes Predicament: When Eating Right and Exercising A Lot Doesn't Show Up on the Scale

It’s been a while since I’ve posted and a lot has happened with my health.  

Managing My Prediabetes with Kale and Ice Cream

Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good. Prediabetes blogger Alma Schneider on why it's important to cut ourselves some slack when working toward a healthy lifestyle.

Prediabetes? What?? Me?

Blogger Alma Schneider, a self-proclaimed health and fitness devotee, reveals her shock at being (almost) diagnosed with prediabetes.

Grazing My Way Through Manhattan

My love affair with food began in childhood but when I was a little kid.

Could I Belly Dance My Way Out of Prediabetes?

Prediabetes blogger Alma Schneider reveals how she briefly lost control of her healthy lifestyle and what she did to reverse the downward spiral.

How My Body Betrayed Me Following My Carb Revenge

In my last blog post, I talked about how I was gathering all my knowledge about healthy food and exercise to make my prediabetes diagnosis work.

Culinary Challenge? Game On!

In my last blog post, my second opinion confirmed that I did indeed have prediabetes.

Do I Have to Kiss Carbs Goodbye?

In my last blog post, I told of how after a year and a half of healthy eating and exercise I was diagnosed as being two A1c points away from having pre-diabetes.
More from Alma's blog "Prediabetes Predicament"

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