It’s Apple Pickin’ Time

Okay, now that we’ve established the fact that in order to take care of an awesome type 2 diabetic husband, “resident four year old,” and whoever else may be surrounding our tables or grabbing whatever food they can find to eat in surplus===such as my college daughter…. …we’ve also decided that one way that weContinue reading “It’s Apple Pickin’ Time”

Applesauce…The Why?

So if you’re going to start baking with applesauce more frequently, there is obviously one very important thing that you must keep on hand… Applesauce!!!   Obviously there are two options when it comes to keeping applesauce on hand—buy it from the grocery store ready-,made, or make it yourself.. Why even consider making your ownContinue reading “Applesauce…The Why?”

Baking with Applesauce

Being the wife of a type 2 diabetic makes you reconsider the old ways that you have learned to cook, not only in WHAT you cook, but also in HOW you cook. You become more aware of the amount of saturated fats, sugar, and calories contained in your baked goods. For example, check out theseContinue reading “Baking with Applesauce”

Sorry, Paula Dean…But…

Now that our family is having to change our eating habits and stop cooking like the Southern Baptists from the deepest of the Deep South, all in the name of middle age and type 2 diabetes, are we to live the rest of our lives totally without the Trinity of Deep Southern Cooking—cream cheese, powderedContinue reading “Sorry, Paula Dean…But…”

Method to My Madness

Okay, I said that we were going to finish the entire Raw Foods Pyramid one tier at a time, but when you start imagining that your bedsheets are great big leaves of cabbage and start dreaming of Swiss chard and bok choy, you know that you really must take a break. So instead of simplyContinue reading “Method to My Madness”

What’s Next?

When I started this blog, I had no intention of turning this into yet another food blog. There are enough of those out there already. Instead I wanted to talk about my journey to take our family to a more minimalistic and healthier lifestyle, especially since my husband was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.Continue reading “What’s Next?”