No Sugar Oat Drop Cookies (Breakfast Cookies) nutrition info

This No Sugar Oat Drop Cookie recipe quickly became my go-to breakfast after a friend introduced it to me a few years ago. I go to the gym and then to work, so, because I’m hypoglycemic and because muscle repair is so important, I eat one of these and drink a glass of milk (much-needed…

Diet rules I break all of the time

I understand, their intentions are good, but some of these new diet rules don’t make sense for everyone. And, most of the time, it’s about PORTION CONTROL above anything else. Here are the diet rules that I, as a hypoglycemic, break all the time: Dairy is evil. Seriously??? I live on dairy. I actually have…

Sugar: A major culprit in disease, obesity

  This month’s National Geographic cover story is an article titled, Sugar Love: A not so sweet story. I would really encourage you to read this. Not only is it a fascinating account of the history of sugar and sugar’s ties to slavery, but it really made me realize just how much sugar I am…

Sugar free chocolate and the “laxative effect”

Yes, I know. Giving up chocolate or even severely cutting-back is a really hard thing for a hypoglycemic. But now that there’s sugar free chocolate, you can eat all you want, right???  Not so fast. You need to be VERY aware of what we hypoglycemics like to call the “laxative effect.” Candy makers have to…

Greek yogurt as a sour cream substitute

One of my favorite foods is fajitas. I love, love, love, love, LOVE fajitas. And, when I make-up my fajitas, I have to hold back on guacamole and sour cream, two of my favorite toppings. Now, normally, if you mess with my food, I’m not gonna be happy. But, I have to admit, when I…

Preparing your meals ahead of time

As a hypoglycemic, I try to prepare a lot of my meals ahead of time, especially lunches. I try to make those once every 1-2 weeks and freeze them (this low fat white chicken chili recipe freezes well).  So, I can definitely relate to this photo from LiveRightFitness on Facebook (except theirs are seriously lacking…

Low Fat White Chicken Chili Recipe

I LOVE making Chili and especially white chicken chili. So, that’s what I did over Thanksgiving break. It made so much that I ended up feeding my neighbors too. They asked for the recipe, so here it is! Yum!!! Low Fat White Chicken Chili Recipe (adapted from a Food.com recipe) 3 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon…