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.

Thursday, July 30, 2015


This is a good way for diabetics to enjoy hash browns. With the proteins included in this recipe that makes 8 servings, each serving has a good carb to protein ratio for diabetics.

12-oz bacon, chopped fine
1 medium yellow onion, chopped fine
1 bag (30-oz) frozen shredded hash browns, thawed
8 large eggs
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 cup low-fat shredded Mexican-blend cheese

Cook the bacon and onion over medium heat in a large skillet until bacon is crisp; drain, reserving 1/4 cup drippings. Add reserved drippings back into skillet.

Stir the hash browns into the skillet and cook, uncovered, 10 minutes (or until bottoms are browned) over medium heat; turn potatoes.

Using the back of a spoon, make 8 indentations, evenly spaced throughout, into the potato mixture. Break one egg into each well; sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Cover and cook on low heat for 10 minutes or until eggs are done to your desired level. Sprinkle the cheese overall and let set until cheese is melted.

Yield: 8 servings
Per serving: 278 calories, 17 g carbs, 14 g protein

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