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.

Sunday, September 29, 2013


3 lb beef roast, trimmed of fat
3/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
2 tsp dried dillweed, divided
3/4 cup water, divided
1 tbsp vinegar
3 tbsp white whole-wheat flour
1 cup fat-free sour cream

Sprinkle the beef on both sides with the salt, pepper, and half the dillweed; Place in the slow cooker or crock pot.  Add 1/4 cup of the water and the vinegar to the cooker.

Place lid on cooker and cook on low for 7 to 9 hours or until the beef is tender.

Remove the meat from the cooker and turn cooker to high.

Dissolve the flour in the remaining 1/2 cup of water, stirring until smooth; whisk into the drippings in the cooker.  Replace lid and cook on high 5 minutes.

Stir the sour cream into the mixture in the cooker; replace lid and cook on high for another 5 minutes.

Slice the meat and serve with the sour cream sauce over the top.