American Idol Star, and Other Celebs with Diabetes, Choose Favorite dLife Holiday Recipe

Diabetes Lifestyle Leader Offers Healthy Holiday Recipes Online - not just

for Celebrities!

Dec 12, 2006, 00:00 ET from dLife

    WESTPORT, Conn., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Covais of American Idol,
 dLifeTV host and Miss America 1999 Nicole Johnson, 10-time Olympic swimming
 medallist Gary Hall, Jr., and comedian/actor/dLifeTV correspondent Jim
 Turner -- all people with diabetes -- have found a safe and healthy place
 to find something great to eat this holiday season: They have all chosen a
 favorite recipe from
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     A person with diabetes can still enjoy Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas
 treats including Beef Pot Roast, Bourbon-Glazed Fruit & Nut Stuffed Pork
 Roast, and Roasted Butternut Squash with Pecans. These are but a few of the
 dozens of innovative and tempting dishes available in the dLife recipe box.
     What recipes tantalized our famous friends with diabetes? Kevin Covais
 picked Three Kings Colorful Quesadillas. Gary Hall, Jr. chose Irish
 Christmas Corned Beef and Cabbage. Nicole Johnson kept with tradition with
 Champagne-Roasted Turkey and Jim Turner selected Winter Grilled Corn on the
     "For people with diabetes, the holidays are a tough time to make
 healthy eating decisions. In fact, people with diabetes often feel left out
 or bummed out during big holiday meals and celebrations," says dLife
 founder Howard Steinberg. "We appreciate these terrific celebrities, who
 are leaders in the diabetes community. They have shared their personal
 stories of dealing with diabetes, including sharing their favorite of our
 holiday recipes. Hopefully others will be inspired to look up great holiday
 foods that are 'carb safe' to eat."
     Thanks to the editors at dLife -- for your Diabetes Life, traditional
 holiday treats can be enjoyed by everyone in a delicious and healthy way.
 They have posted scores of holiday recipes at, featuring everything from appetizers
 and entrees to side dishes and desserts. The recipe box is searchable, and
 some recipes even include how-to videos to help make preparation a snap.
     The creative dLifeTV chefs and many dLife partners are proud to provide
 this resource so that people with diabetes can breeze through the holidays
 and serve up a spread that would delight guests and family alike -- whether
 they have diabetes or not.
     About dLife
     dLifeTV is the first and only national weekly lifestyle series devoted
 to living with diabetes, and is the largest
 independent website with diabetes information. The TV Viewing
 Room offers original streaming video content-unique and entertaining
 diabetes information for people with diabetes, with prediabetes, or who
 have a family member with diabetes. dLife, the first and only multimedia
 platform for diabetes information, inspiration, and connection, is produced
 by LifeMed Media. dLifeTV airs every Sunday evening on CNBC at 7:00pm ET,
 6:00pm CT, and 4:00pm PT. dLifeRadio is also heard on stations around the
 country and on XM Satellite Radio.
     Press Contact: Tom Karlya, dLife