Archive | November 2013

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Jasons Deli – 11921 N. Dale Mabry – (813) 341-3354

I’m pretty picky when it comes to deli food. I am learning that being diabetic doesn’t mean you can’t eat well, you just have to make wiser choices.  Vegetarians will love this place as well.  Jason’s is my number one pick for several reasons.  Besides the fact that their food is delicious, they are health […]

Good Eats Roast Turkey – Recipe courtesy Alton Brown

I started using this recipe about 5 years ago and it has never let me down.  I know its a little labor intensive but you will get the most juicy, tasty, turkey ever.  Let me know if you use this for your family this year. I have a nice size cooler that I line with […]

Applebees – 3920 W. Hillsborough Ave.Tampa, FL 33614 813.872.9666

I have always been a fan of this neighborhood chain restaurant. They always had good affordable food, lots of drink specials and in some locations, karaoke.I don’t know about you, but a buzzed guy with a microphone in his hand is endlessly entertaining for me! Since I have had to change my diet and lifestyle […]

Four Cheese Macaroni and Cheese – Diabetic Friendly

The holidays are around the corner and we all want to eat well but stay healthy. This recipe is tasty and healthier than the traditional version.  If you try this let me know what you think. You can substitute the fat free milk for heavy cream for a creamier taste. One cup of heavy cream […]

8 Foods We Eat In The U.S. That Are Banned In Other Countries

1. Artificial food dye: Makes your food pretty and can inhibit nerve-cell development. Via shutterstock.com Found in: Practically everything we eat: cake mixes, sports drinks, cheese, candy, and even MACARONI AND CHEESE. Why it’s dangerous: Artificial dyes are made from chemicals derived from petroleum, which is also used to make gasoline, diesel fuel, asphalt, and tar! Artificial dyes have […]

No-Bake Orange Cream Cheesecake Recipe

I have recently been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.  I have to change my diet in order to regulate my blood sugar.  The holidays are right around the corner, including my personal favorite, Thanksgiving.  From this point on all of the recipes that I post will be diabetic friendly. These recipes are healthier for you […]

Daily Eats – 901 S Howard Ave Tampa, FL

I have to be honest, I fully intended to eat dinner at Datz this past Sunday but apparently they close at 3:00pm on Sundays. Cruising around Hyde Park my friend and I spotted Daily Eats and decided to check it out. It has a diner look and feel about it and we like diners. The […]