Category: Diabetic Friendly

Simple All-In-One Skinny Lasagna #RedGoldRecipes and #Giveaway (ENDED)

Skinny Lasagna

  Every year, my husband requests lasagna for his birthday dinner. I know it’s coming, but I’m never prepared for the day long preparation of making the sauce and mixing up the cheese filling. Not to mention boiling the noodles and trying to keep them separated and in whole pieces. […] Read more…

A Guide to Favorite Fall Vegetables

Here is a look at what’s in newly in season with a breakdown of nutritional benefits. by HealthCentral. Which ones are your favorites? Read more…

Are You Antioxidant Savvy? Win the Free Radical Battle!

Antioxidants-Free-Radicals

We’ve all heard of free radicals, yet many of us aren’t quite sure what they are or why they’re not good for us. Free radicals are unstable molecules, produced by normal bodily functions, that can cause damage to cells. But by eating food that are high in antioxidants, you can […] Read more…

One Ingredient Homemade Peanut Butter

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We have recently discovered the joys of homemade peanut butter. All these years I’ve spent so much money on jars of peanut butter at the grocery store, having had no idea how easy and yummy peanut butter is when you make it from scratch. So…one ingredient peanut butter.  I love […] Read more…

Simple and Yummy Chicken and Rice Soup

How can you go wrong with Chicken and Rice Soup?  It one of the easiest and most versatile dishes that I have in my arsenal.  And, yes, this recipe does call for bouillon cubes….I’ll just give you a minute to settle down… OK. Truth be told, I use bouillon because […] Read more…

10 Simple Swaps for Healthier Eating

Healthier Eating

Smart substitutions for healthier eating and smarter choices that will make you feel better, look better and lose weight. RICE CRAVING? Try: Quinoa Why is it better? Quinoa is a complete protein based grain, so it contains all the amino acids necessary for our nutritional needs.  It is super high in […] Read more…

9 Substitutes for Healthier Baking

Healthier Baking

I’m always trying to find ways to cut back on sugar and fat when I bake.  Not only will it be better for me, but for my free-range diabetic DH.  I can’t keep an eye on him all the time, so I can relax knowing that the cookie or brownie […] Read more…

Eat Seasonally

Here’s a great general guide to what fruits and vegetables are in season at what time of year- give or take a few weeks depending on where you live.  Save money, be healthy and support your local economy – eat seasonally.       When Fruits Are In Season Year-Round […] Read more…

Harvest Pasta Salad featuring Musselman’s Apple Butter

Harvest Pasta Salad

Thanks to the Double Duty Divas and Musselman’s for letting me be a little creative with this yummy apple butter!  This Harvest Pasta Salad was an instant hit in our house.  Luckily, I have another jar of Musselman’s in the pantry for the next batch!   Disclosure: I purchased this […] Read more…

Shoepeg Corn Salad

shoepeg corn salad
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