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, December 22, 2016


3 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
1/2 tsp dried rosemary, crushed
1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp lemon zest
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
4 medium-size zucchini

In a small bowl, combine all ingredients except the zucchini; set aside.

Slice zucchini lengthwise into 1/2-inch slices and place on a broiler pan that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.

Broil zucchini 4-inches from the heat for around 10 minutes or until crisp tender. Turn occasionally during cooking. Remove from oven and immediately brush with the butter mixture before serving.

Yield: 4 servings
Per serving of 3 zucchini slices with 4 teaspoons of butter mixture = Approximately 100 calories, 5 g carbs, 2 g protein

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