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.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014


1 pkg (4-serving size) lemon flavor sugar-free gelatin
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup boiling water
1 carton (16-oz) 2% lowfat cottage cheese
4 oz neufchatel cheese
1/2 cup packed fresh parsley sprigs
2 garlic cloves
2 tbsp vinegar
2 tsp dill weed
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp black pepper

Completely dissolve gelatin and salt in the boiling water; pour into blender container.

Add remaining ingredients to the blender and cover. Blend mixture at low speed, scraping down sides as needed, for approximately 2 minutes until smooth.

Pour mixture into a serving bowl, cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until set.

Yield: 3 1/2 cups dip

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