Brown-bagged, diabetic-friendly, blood sugar stable lunch.

Six years of packing lunches for a diabetic, you learn some things along the way. What to do and what not to do. My Chad is a diabetic, so we’re constantly looking for healthy foods that will support good blood sugars for him. Here’s I’m sharing super fast, and easy tips for packing a goodContinue reading “Brown-bagged, diabetic-friendly, blood sugar stable lunch.”

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Mango/Banana/Vegan/Protein breakfast smoothie.

Fruit and protein smoothies are so easy and filling in the morning! The kids even love them. Such an easy breakfast full of protein and fruit. RECIPE: 1 cup (approx.) frozen banana cubes 3/4-1 cup frozen mango chuncks 1 cup (approx.) unsweetened almond milk 2-3 packets of Stevia sweetener, or sweetener of choice 1 TBSPContinue reading “Mango/Banana/Vegan/Protein breakfast smoothie.”

Strawberry Breakfast Muffins//gluten-free, low-sugar, high protein, (Vegan option)

Starting spring off right with freshly picked local, strawberries. These beauties taste so much better than store-bought! But if store-bought is all you have access to, I promise these healthy tasty treats won’t disappoint. RECIPE: 2 cups almond flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp himalayan sea salt 4 TBSP butter, melted (coconut oil forContinue reading “Strawberry Breakfast Muffins//gluten-free, low-sugar, high protein, (Vegan option)”

Day in the life of a diabetic.

So by no means am I a “diabetic expert”. Not at all. But my husband is a diabetic, and I’m always on the look out for new and excited foods to put in his lunch. He gets a lunch obviously 5 sometimes more days a week. I like mixing things up, and always adding inContinue reading “Day in the life of a diabetic.”

Sugar-free Gluten-free Berry Custard Pie

Indulgence is key to help keep my diabetic guy on track. Well, indulgence on the “right” foods, especially desserts like this one!! We both have a sweet tooth, so I’m always playing around with recipes attempting to make them more healthy. He loves this pie, and it’s so easy and delicious. WHAT YOU NEED FORContinue reading “Sugar-free Gluten-free Berry Custard Pie”

Sugar-free, Antioxidant Rich, Strawberry Lemonade

Happy Food for Friday. This is such a delicious, refreshing drink to enjoy especially in the spring and summer! I make it using “Truvia” (a stevia-based sweetener, so my type 1 diabetic husband can enjoy it guilt free.) But you can use whatever sweetener you prefer. RECIPE: (NUTRIBULLET VERSION) In plastic mixer combine the followingContinue reading “Sugar-free, Antioxidant Rich, Strawberry Lemonade”

Low-sugar, Diabetic-friendly PB and Chocolate Bites

I know, I know…too good to be true. Can the words “chocolate” and “low-sugar” actually be used in the same sentence? The answer is yes! My husband is a diabetic, and I’m always looking for delicious but low-sugar treats to make him, that way he never feels like he’s “missing out”. This one’s a winner!Continue reading “Low-sugar, Diabetic-friendly PB and Chocolate Bites”