Visions of Veganism—Milk

A second ingredient that I am learning to substitute now that we are trying to eat more “politically correct” is milk. Typically it’s easy to replace the milk with another non-dairy milk at a one-for-one ratio….such as replacing 1 cup of dairy milk, with 1 cup of the fdollowing… almond milk coconut milk hemp milk oatContinue reading “Visions of Veganism—Milk”

Best Cooking Oils to Use for Diabetics

The next step in our learning how to saute food is choosing which oil we would like to cook in. There are at least a dozen choices out there…each of which not only affects the final taste of your food, but also your health—even more so as a diabetic. Let’s take a look at someContinue reading “Best Cooking Oils to Use for Diabetics”

Kimchi—The What Else—Star Anise

Star anise is another spice to look for on your journey through an Asian market or website. Star anise comes from the seed pod from the fruit of the Illicium verum plant, a small evergreen shrub which is native to Southwest China and northeast Vietnam. As far as shape, the star anise that comes fromContinue reading “Kimchi—The What Else—Star Anise”

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…”

Book Review—The First Mess by Laura Wright

The book The First Mess by Laura Wright is a book about the accessibility and joys of plant-based wellness. This book first appealed to me because lately I have been looking for healthier ways for our family to cook and eat…especially since my husband has been diagnosed as a type 2 diabetic. This book will be especially of interest toContinue reading “Book Review—The First Mess by Laura Wright”