Mila Clarke
Mila Clarke

Mila Clarke

Title: Contributor

Location: Houston, Texas

Education: B.A. in Communications, University of Houston

Expertise: Cooking, diabetes-friendly recipes, simple meals

- Author of The Diabetes Food Journal
- Founder of HangryWoman.com

Experience

Mila Clarke is an author, YouTuber, self-taught cook, diabetes patient advocate and founder of HangryWoman.com. She has more than 10 years of food writing and recipe development experience related to diabetes-friendly cooking and has been living with diabetes herself since 2016.

She is the author of The Diabetes Food Journal and a contributor to EatingWell, Healthline, Bezzy, DiaTribe and DiabetesMine. She has been interviewed for CNN, The New York Times, Eat This, Not That, USA Today, Good Housekeeping, Clean Eating Magazine and WebMD.

A vocal diabetes advocate, Mila tackles diabetes stigma and misinformation through conversations about food and cooking.

Mila attended the University of Houston. Her food writing career started off as a hobby and developed into her job after she was diagnosed with diabetes in 2016 and couldn't find approachable, culturally relevant dishes to fit her diet.

Before launching Hangry Woman, she served as senior communications specialist for MD Anderson Cancer Center and senior digital storyteller and assistant director of digital communications for Baker Ripley. 

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Keeping these frozen foods in your kitchen means you'll always have what you need to make a healthy meal or snack.
We love a good store-bought snack as much as the next person, but when you have diabetes it sometimes makes more sense to make it yourself. Here are the top diabetes-friendly snacks we like to meal-prep ourselves, instead of buying, for better blood sugar.