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.

Friday, July 28, 2017


4 lamb chops (about 2 lb total)
1 tablespoon snipped fresh rosemary
3 minced garlic cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon olive or canola oil
2 cups cherry tomatoes
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
Fresh rosemary sprigs for garnish, optional

Arrange oven rack so that the chops will be 4 to 5-inches from heat when cooked on a broiler rack.
Preheat broiler.
Spray top of broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray.

Combine the rosemary, garlic, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.  Rub half the mixture evenly over both sides of the chops.  Broil chops approximately 20 minutes (or until of desired doneness), turning occasionally for even cooking.

While chops are cooking, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.  add the tomatoes and the remaining spice mixture; cook approximately 5 minutes  or just until the tomatoes begin to soften.  Stir in the vinegar.

Serve the chops with the tomatoes and sprinkle with rosemary sprigs for garnish, if desired.

Note: This is a file photo.

Personal note: I don't care for much meat and my family doesn't eat lamb so I have never made this recipe. I posted it for those of you who request lamb recipes.