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Zucchini Bread

I love zucchini bread! This is one thing I will happily make any time of year, even when it’s miserably hot out side. In the summer I enjoy going out to my garden to pick a few fresh zucchini to make this delicious snack. If I find I’m craving it in the winter, I simply …

Breads Desserts

Chocolate Avocado Cake Recipe

My search for low calorie, low carbohydrate desserts is relentless. I do have a sweet tooth. I love desserts and sweet snacks. Before diabetes, I used to say I invented the concept of “chocoholic”. ┬áDiabetes SERIOUSLY messes with my love of sweets. You simply cannot be a diabetic and indulge in sweets the way I …

Breads Breakfast

Applesauce Pancakes

Pancakes are a tough one for diabetics. Luckily we have options! These applesauce pancakes are a perfect substitution for delicious, fluffy pancakes without the guilt. Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons toasted wheat germ 1 cup nonfat buttermilk 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 …


Turkey Sausage Pizza

This Turkey Sausage Pizza recipe is great for diabetics. It has all the elements of great pizza and none of the sugar or fat! We sourced this recipe from Taste of Home – you should definitely take a look at their site if these types of recipes are of interest to you. Happy Eating!! TOTAL …

Strawberry Mini Muffins

Strawberry Mini-Muffins

In a prior blog I talked some about a few substitutions I use and the method I use to calculate the calories and carbohydrates in the foods I make. Here is a recipe that I have altered “my way”. It is for a strawberry bread. It’s really good for breakfast, dessert, or snack. Now, with …