I have chosen this name for this blog because it truly states my story. I am a type II diabetic who most certainly enjoys food. When I was diagnosed with diabetes several years ago, my blood sugar level was over 400. With some oral medications, a lot of research and some trial and error, I have found that unlike my ancestors I truly can continue to enjoy food. I hope this blog will help you to also enjoy food and be healthy. Some recipes are my originals and some I have collected. Everyone reacts different to various foods. Check your blood sugar readings so you will know whether or not a recipe works for you! And feel free to take a recipe and adjust it to suit your needs.

Saturday, May 28, 2011


1 pkg (1.9-oz; 15 count)baked mini phyllo dough shells
3-oz dark chocolate, melted
15 fresh raspberries
2 tbsp slivered toasted almonds, optional

Place the miniature phyllo shells on a serving platter. Spoon melted chocolate into each of the 15 shells. Top each with a whole fresh raspberry. Sprinkle almonds over all, if using.

Note: Blueberries may be used in place of the raspberries, if desired

Per 3 shells: 175 calories, 9g (4 sat) fat, 4 mg cholesterol, 43 mg sodium, 19 g carbs, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein
Diabetic exchanges: 1 carb, 2 fats

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