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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 Spice Muffins

It’s Pumpkin Season! Many of you were requesting our seasonal Pumpkin Muffin Mix. We decided that why have 2 mixes when you can use one and create more than 2 yummy treats. Using our Cinnamon Donut Mix as the base ...

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Pumpkin Spice Donuts

It’s Pumpkin Season! I tested these on my grandkids this weekend and their eyes said it all! When they finished crewing they said “this is the best creation yet MamaLisa!” I might have to agree! But this healthy treat came ...

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Gourmet Brownie with Cheesecake Topping

This is delicious decadent. It combines two desserts of your favorites:  gourmet brownies and cheesecake. Each square has 3.5 grams net carbs! You will not believe its Keto and low carb and actually good for you. All you have to ...

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For The Man Who Hated Christmas

The White Envelope. After you read this story you might want to give something different this year. We shared this story years ago on MyDailyInsights.  We believe that food is not only for your body but for your soul.  This ...

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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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