Category: Diabetic Friendly

Eggplant Pancakes – Low Carb, Gluten Free, Keto Friendly

Eggplants are one of those things I don’t buy very often. Not sure why.  I don’t dislike them and my family will eat them if I make them. Today, however, I found a big pile of fresh, beautiful shiny eggplant and it reminded me that we like this stuff.  I grabbed […] Read more…

Roasted Bell Peppers Stuffed With Quinoa

Easy Healthy Quinoa Recipe

There will be looks of envy from the meat-eating crowd when you serve this colorful and delicious entree of roasted bell peppers stuffed with quinoa, mushrooms, carrots, spinach, and cashews. For a beautiful presentation, choose a combination of green, red, orange and yellow bell peppers. Ingredients:  1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive […] Read more…

Watermelon Agua Fresca

This light, refreshing drink popularized in Mexico, is a terrific thirst quencher on a hot summer day. The trick to making agua fresca (Spanish for “fresh water”) is to infuse the water with fruit essence without turning it into a smoothie or a slushy drink. Ingredients:  6 pounds seedless watermelon, […] Read more…

Lemonade Fruit Salad

This fruit salad tossed with lemonade drink mix will appeal to all kinds of fruit lovers. Make it your own by using your favorite fruits. Prep Time 15 min. Total Time 15 min. Servings 8 servings, 1 cup each What You Need 2 cups each cubed cantaloupe and honeydew melon (1 […] Read more…

Cooking with Fresh Corn

Summer without fresh corn is like summer without sunshine. At the start of the summer, I get excited thinking about earthy-sweet and crunchy, hot buttered corn on the cob. How much do I adore fresh corn?  About this much!We’d already shucked some of them when I remembered I blog, therefore […] Read more…

9 Cool Summer Meals That Won’t Heat Up Your Kitchen

It’s the middle of the day and the temperatures are already climbing high, the air conditioning is struggling to keep up, and and I still have to figure out what to make for dinner. Summer weather is often enough for us to throw up our hands and hit the take-out […] Read more…

Kid-Friendly Recipes for a Healthier Summer

Perhaps it’s the looser schedule, the longer days or the heat, but kids are continually requesting snacks and special treats this summer. Just this morning, my two-year old nephew asked for a snack instead of breakfast. Um, no. In addition to making sure they are hydrated, I try to stop their ongoing […] Read more…

Healthy Waldorf Salad-Spring Forward with Liberte #YogurtPerfection #Giveaway

Discover #Yogurt Perfection with the decadent new flavors from Liberté® Méditerranée at Publix! I received samples of this for free, but the opinions are my own. Make sure to enter the CASH giveaway at the bottom so you can try the new flavors, too! As things heat up this spring, […] Read more…

Pepperoni Chicken Parmesan

Pepperoni Chicken Parmesan

My husband is technically Irish.  I’m not sure where he got this Italian streak, but I see it every time I ask him what he wants for dinner.  Ziti, spaghetti, lasagna, linguine, pizza, clam sauce, calzone…you name it, he loves it. As he is also diabetic, I really have to […] Read more…

17 Delicious and Healthy #Spiralizer Recipes

Spiralizer Recipes

So, if anyone tells you that when I got my Spiralizer, I spiralized everything in sight for two whole weeks (including three very full weekends,) I might deny it. Unfortunately, it would be super easy to tell that I was full of crap. I have a terrible poker face and […] Read more…

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