EXACTLY the amount of food I wanted

I can relate to this tweet so much, except it’s not my fiance usually saying it, it’s me. Before I put food on my plate, I portion-out exactly what my diet allows; meaning what will keep me healthy and keep my blood sugar even.

Modified Huevos Rancheros

Serves 2 Ingredients: 2-3 corn tortillas per person 1 can Bush’s Cocina Latina Refried Black Beans (any variety) 1 can Enchilada sauce, medium heat 1 small ripe avocado 2-3 eggs per person Shredded Mexican-style cheese Directions: Heat oven to 400 degrees, put tortillas on a cookie sheet and bake until they are completely crispy all…

“Bro” bars (aka Strong & KIND bars) taste good, fill me up

  Note: I was not compensated for this post nor did KIND know about this post prior to me publishing it.  One of the questions I took to my dietician was snack ideas that would be good for my hypoglycemia, good for me overall, and were reasonable in cost.  She highly recommends KIND bars. Originally, I…

Beer labels are about to get nutrition information

Ok, I understand that most of us who drink a beer don’t really have “nutrition” on our mind at that point, but knowing that some beer distributors are voluntarily adding nutrition information is still exciting news. Not only will this help hypoglycemics and other sugar-sensitive groups choose wiser at the pub or grocery store, but…

Enjoying Sushi on a low-carb diet

    One of my idiosyncrasies when it comes to food is that I never learned to like cooked fish, only raw fish. I know, I’m strange. Anyway, this means I’m a big fan of sushi. But sushi usually has a ton of white rice in it, which is not low-carb diet and/or hypoglycemic-friendly. So…

Permanent change means loving your new lifestyle

Today, on Lifehacker, there’s a great article, If you want to lose weight, you have to like your new lifestyle. An excerpt of the article: Looking to their success stories, published both online and as highlighted by Anne Fletcher in her book exploring the registrants, Thin for Life, the one common theme is that while…

High protein, yummy evening snack

My most recent go-to evening snack is my homemade fruit & nut yogurt parfait. It only takes a minute to make and I really look forward to it at the end of the day.

Healthy breakfast sandwich to go

Ever on the look-out for more natural (NOT a protein bar) meals I can haul with me to the gym and eat after my workout, I came up with this breakfast sandwich that’s oh-so-good and oh-so-good for you. With a blend of high fiber, fat and protein, it’s hypoglycemic-friendly and tastes great!

Sunday = Set yourself up for success day

  Sundays I nickname “Set yourself up for success day.” It’s usually the day I do everything I can to make it easy throughout the week to stick to my diet and fitness goals, including controlling my hypoglycemia. It usually consists of: Meal planning. I don’t plan-out each meal per se, but I plan out at least…