Diabetes Cooking

Being diagnosed with diabetes does not mean that you can’t enjoy some of your favorite foods and tasty recipes. It can be as simple as using healthy alternatives and making small changes to the way you prepare recipes. One important first step for successful diabetes management is to become informed about how certain foods affect blood sugar levels and create a nutrition plan with your diabetes care team.

In-person: Sweet Life Cooking Demonstrations 2024
Join the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center for cooking demonstrations that focus on healthy cooking and nutrition management for those with diabetes. The demonstrations will be facilitated by one of our Hoag registered dietitians and Hoag Chefs. Complimentary cooking demos are offered in Newport Beach from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

  • March 12, 2024: Roll into Spring with Spring Rolls
  • July 16, 2024: Spice Up Your Summer with Latin Cooking
  • November 14, 2024: World Diabetes Day – Empowering Healthy Eating with Diabetes

Registration is required and spots are limited. To register as a patient, speak with your clinical care team at the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center. For more information please call 949-764-8065. Please arrive 15 minutes early – seating begins at 4:45 p.m. The cooking demonstration will begin promptly at 5:00 p.m.

If you are not a patient at the Allen Diabetes Center, limited public registration may be available online closer to the event. Please visit here to check availability.


Let's Cook Together

Hoag's Executive Chef Davis Cruz and Registered Diabetes Nutritionist Joanna show you how to make healthy, diabetes friendly dishes without losing flavor.