Post Script: The 8 Week Blood Sugar Diet Recipe Book – Dr Clare Bailey and Dr Sarah Schenker


8-Week Blood Sugar Diet Recipe Book

Dr. Clare Bailey, Dr. Sarah Schenker

Simon & Schuster Australia

ISBN: 9781925456592



Companion to the No. 1 bestselling 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet


150 simple, delicious meals to help you lose weight fast and keep your blood sugar levels in check


Includes 8 weeks of calorie-counted meal plans


Dr Michael Mosley’s No. 1 bestselling 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet revealed a game-changing approach to weight loss that not only lowers blood sugar levels, but can also reverse and prevent type 2 diabetes.


In this eagerly awaited companion cookbook, Dr Clare Bailey, GP and wife of Michael Mosley, has teamed up with renowned nutritionist Dr Sarah Schenker to create simple, delicious, low-calorie, low-carb recipes, all expertly balanced and easy to make. With a foreword from Dr Michael Mosley, this comprehensive collection of menu ideas ranges from quick breakfasts to deliciously satisfying dinners and follow the Mediterranean style of eating now proven to revolutionise your health.


Whether you are embarking on the full 8-week diet plan to reverse your diabetes or simply looking to keep your blood sugar levels in check, this book will help you lose weight and change the way you eat forever.


Average weight loss: 14kg in 8 weeks.


‘I feel amazing. I have been given another chance at life.’ Cassie, 28, former diabetic






My View:

The perfect follow on from the highly successful 8 Week Blood Sugar Diet.  Low carb, low calorie, low sugar; each recipe lists the calories, protein, fat, fibre and carb content so you cannot go wrong with this diet.  I love that many recipes add legumes to the mix – filling, high fibre and rich in protein and low cost, I am adding legumes where ever I can to my meals.  There is even a recipe for a chocolate kidney bean cake (p.189) the authors’ state: “We cooked this for a bunch of teenagers who liked it and never got close to guessing that the main ingredient was kidney beans.”  What do you think? Would you be able to guess? I think I might just have to make this cake and see who I can surprise J (you can also use this recipe to make cupcakes- what a great idea!)


There are many recipes in this book that lend themselves to everyday cooking – and I am sure I will be incorporating more than a few into our diet: Berry coulis or “jam” – made with chia seeds – I keep hearing so much about this style of “jam” I might have to try it out, roasted fruit, kimchi, Thai fish cakes, Moroccan meatballs, chili con carne, easy Bolognese, Vietnamese pho, laksa, haloumi kebabs and many great breakfast and brunch ideas. You will not be bored if you plan your meals from this book and you might just reduce your blood sugar levels too!



2 thoughts on “Post Script: The 8 Week Blood Sugar Diet Recipe Book – Dr Clare Bailey and Dr Sarah Schenker

  1. Sounds very interesting, Carol. I’ve heard about the blood sugar diet, and it’ll be interesting to know what the suggested recipes are like. It’s always worth thinking about new ways to eat healthy.

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