Impossible Burger Review: tl;dr No

I was spending some time with one of my very good friends recently and she mentioned a new veggie meatless option for burgers, the Impossible Burger.  I decided to give it a try.

Discovering Trader Joes

If you have a Trader Joe’s in your area, spend the time and give it a try. It’s worth it. 

Food closer to original form = better for you

So, both concluded that we’d be better off sticking to a food closer to it’s original form than one created through a highly lab-intensive process. SHOCKED, shocked I tell you! (sarcasm)

“Added sugar” coming to a label near you

The White House has announced a change to nutrition labels that is a very welcome change for everyone, but especially hypoglycemics and diabetics. Within the next two years, the labels will have a separate line showing the amount of sugar added (vs naturally occurring, such as milk sugar in yogurt). While sugar is sugar, added…

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…

Bad hypoglycemic low blood sugar drop, lesson learned

A couple of weeks ago, I went to brunch with a friend. We met around 10 am and I had a couple of breakfast tacos and some amazing french press coffee. I didn’t overeat, but was full. I was meeting my boyfriend at his house for dinner and he eats early (5:30 ish).  I wasn’t…

“Bottomless pit” days, what the heck causes these?

Every once in a while, I have what I affectionately call a “bottomless pit” day. This is a day where I can put ANY teenage boy to shame with the amount of food I can consume. Seriously, I can eat double what I usually do and I simply can’t get myself full. It’s the most…