Category Archives: Healthy & Diabetic-Friendly Recipes

Curry Shrimp Quinoa w/ Roasted Red Peppers (Healthy & Diabetic-Friendly Recipe #20)

This recipe is my take on a recipe in the T25 Nutrition Guide! For those who don’t know, every T25 DVD set comes with an eating plan as well; T25 isn’t just about the workout! So I took a look … Continue reading

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Grilled Cajun Salmon w/ Brussel Sprouts (Healthy & Diabetic-Friendly Recipe #19)

There’s nothing like a perfectly cooked piece of fish. I’ve actually always been so-so on salmon because I’ve found it to be kind of boring…until now! I made this recipe for my sister and my brother-in-law, who came to visit … Continue reading

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How to Roast a Whole Chicken in 7 Simple Steps (Healthy & Diabetic-Friendly Recipe #18)

I was at a girl friend’s apartment a few weeks ago for a Super Bowl party and we got to talking about chicken- random I know. I told her that I was making two whole chickens for me and my … Continue reading

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Honey Jalapeño Chicken w. Soba Noodles (Healthy & Diabetic-Friendly Recipe #17)

Sweet and spicy: a pairing I can’t resist. But instead of those “sticky wings” you can get at any local bar, why not try something a little lighter and tastier? 

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Holiday Bread Pudding!! (CFC Holiday “Calorie Splurge” Recipe)

Happy Holidays!!! As I promised in my Thanksgiving post, here’s an easy and delicious bread pudding recipe!! I found it on FoodNetwork.com and made a few tweaks. Here’s what you’ll need:

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My Thanksgiving Meal In Pictures (CFC Holiday Edition)

I hope that everyone had a happy Thanksgiving last week! Here’s a lookbook of what I ate for Thanksgiving. The crowning menu item was a new bread pudding recipe that’s simple and sinfully delicious…will post it later! In the meantime, … Continue reading

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How To Make the Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg (3 Quick Steps)

It may seem simple, but I actually think that making hard-boiled eggs -really good hardboiled eggs- is hard! I usually don’t make my Cobb salads with hard-boiled eggs, but got a special request from my fiance to add them in … Continue reading

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Lentil Stew w/ Smoked Turkey, Carrots & Leeks (Healthy & Diabetic-Friendly Recipe #16)

Fall is upon us and with colder weather comes a craving for hearty soups & stews! 🙂 Check out this lentil soup recipe that I tried out from FoodNetwork.com! I made a few tweaks to their recipe though; I subbed … Continue reading

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Roasted Pork with Shittake Mushrooms, Asparagus & Soba Noodles (Healthy & Diabetic-Friendly Recipe #15)

Who said that all noodles are full of empty carbs? 😉 I just tried a new recipe with soba noodles and it came out delicious! So what is soba & how can you make this dish?

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Savory Turkey Meatballs w/ Roasted Garlic, Red Onions & Fresh Basil (Healthy & Diabetic-Friendly Recipe #14)

Okay so I’ll admit it: I’ve always thought meatballs were boring. When I was growing up I would eat canned Chef Boyardee spaghetti and meatballs (’80s babies stand up!) & so I guess I always looked at meatballs as something … Continue reading

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