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Michael Aviad

Michael Aviad is co-founder of ASweetLife.  He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2002.  Michael was born in Santa Barbara and grew up in Jerusalem.  He studied law and after passing his bar exam went on to get an MBA with a major in finance.  Michael worked for many years as an economist.  He and his wife Jess, also a type 1 diabetic, have three sons.  Michael loves to run and is always training for the next marathon. 

Articles by Michael Aviad

Peanut Butter Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
Peanut Butter Vinaigrette

If you’re tired of the usual salad dressings and you like the taste of peanuts, this may be the perfect recipe for you. …

Buckwheat Chicken Stew

My grandmother made a dish similar to this which she called Chicken and Kasha. It’s a simple hearty winter stew, and bu…

Cold Zucchini and Mint Salad

June is peak zucchini season and we eat zucchini all summer long – grilled, fried, steamed, and even raw.  Zucchini is l…

Yogurt Frittata

I don’t think there’s any dish, other than the frittata, that works perfectly for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Frittata…

Zucchini Soup

Zucchini has a light and delicate flavor, and the other vegetables in this soup add richness and texture. It's a low-ca…

Butternutsquash Soup
Butternut Squash Soup

Jess is not a fan of winter, and constantly complains of being cold (even when it isn’t all that cold out)....…

Lemon and Mint Dressing

Mint is one of our favorite herbs, and we usually have some in the house. We add mint leaves to our tea, and sometimes …

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