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Healthy food habits have a direct relationship to personal health and fitness. I have learned how all choices in life always have results or consequences. When Vic’s son Carter, was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes three months before his 21st birthday, I went to work trying to figure out just what a college kid who didn't know how to cook, could and would eat! Having enjoyed a lifetime of cooking for family and friends, I recognized a void for healthy, low glycemic, sugar free food that would be easy for any level cook and had high flavor to keep all our taste buds satisfied!

Pumpkin Souffled Pancakes

Pumpkin Souffled Pancakes   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   Fat, fluffy and full of flavor. That's exactly what you will enjoy with your very first bite! It's that pumpkin time ...

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Shrimp Scampi with Cauliflower Rice and Shaved Brussels Sprouts

Full of flavor and less than 30 minutes for a delicious meal.  You won’t miss the carbs from pasta.  I promise! My latest discovery is … wait for it … already prepared cauliflower rice and shaved brussels sprouts.  I was ...

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Cauliflower Rice with shaved Brussels Sprouts

This is a keeper!  Easy, quick and delicious for all kinds of recipes. My latest discovery is … wait for it … already prepared cauliflower rice and shaved brussels sprouts.  I was at Trader Joe’s and spotted the cauliflower rice ...

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Smoked Bacon and Asparagus Popover

It’s lighter and thinner and the batter pops over the edges so it is not a crustless quiche. Because it is thinner it gets a fabulous crust on the bottom.  You won’t even miss a crust. Promise. This is a ...

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Pumpkin Bars

Many diabetics may think they can’t enjoy the delicious fall flavor of pumpkin. The great news is that pumpkin is actually quite good for your health, and these pumpkin bars are a great way to get your fall-flavor fix! You will ...

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Ribeye with Mayonnaise Marinade

I didn’t believe it. But it’s true. Using mayonnaise as your marinade will produce a crisp and flavorful steak.   In your cast iron skillet! Here’s what happens. Mayonnaise is fat and it becomes a wet brine which helps the ...

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Waffles – Sugar-Free and Gluten-Free

Oh. yes. you. can!  Diabetic Kitchen now has a NEW even lower carb pancake and waffle mix. My mom loves them plain.  My grandkids think they are the best pancakes and waffles they have ever had.  To top it all ...

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Slow Cooker: Smokey Collard Greens

Cleaning and trimming collard greens takes the most “difficult” part of this recipe. After that, it’s easy. For years I stayed away from collard greens recipes. Didn’t make them or eat them growing up so why venture into unknown waters! ...

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Health Hazards

We are so focused on organic foods, what about the things we cook or store our food in? What about the products we use in our home? The truth is, there are many products (not only food) that affect our ...

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Basic Vinaigrette

Toss your bottled dressing out!  Why? Because they are loaded with carbs, sugar and preservatives. Simple.  Fresh.  Made at home with four basic ingredients you have in your cabinet already.  Ok, six if you count salt and pepper.   What ...

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