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LINDA’S CHOCOLATE CHIP BREAD WITH A TOUCH OF BANANA

As most of you who follow my blogs know, I have diabetes and several auto-immune diseases.  I have had a lot of my colon removed, too.  I try to eat a healthy diet but I do enjoy good food!  I had a desire for something new one morning six or seven years ago so I went into the kitchen and …

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DIABETIC-FRIENDLY CRUNCHY WHOLE-GRAIN BREAD

If you follow my blogs, you know I insist that diabetics not eat processed white bread.  It is like taking a sugar drip straight to your blood stream.  However, there are still healthy ways to  enjoy toast, a sandwich, etc.  This homemade bread that is full of whole grains and seeds is an excellent way for diabetics to enjoy bread. …

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MY DIABETIC VERSION OF MY LATE AUNT’S BANANA NUT BREAD

1/2 cup butter, softened1 cup Splenda Granulated2 large or 3 medium eggs1 tbsp milk2 large ripe bananas, mashed2 cups white whole-wheat flour1 tsp baking soda1 1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt1/2 cup chopped nuts3/4 tsp vanilla Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Spray a 9-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the butter and …

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WHOLE-GRAIN BANANA BREAD

Some diabetics can handle bananas and some cannot. I happen to be one that can eat bananas without a blood sugar spike. Only you know how well your body tolerates bananas. I got a recipe from KAF that sounded delicious. Since it was a whole-grain recipe it was easy to turn into a diabetic-friendly recipe. If you like banana bread, …

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Cast Iron Cornbread – Frugal Fabulous

What to bring to a cookout is always a tough call. Ribs or brisket would be great, but they’re not cheap, and take hours to prepare. On the other end of the spectrum, you could just bring a bag of chips, but that’s kind of weak sauce. In fact, that’s probably worse that literally bringing a weak sauce, which is …

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LEMON POPPY SEED FRENCH TOAST

2 large eggs1 egg white1/3 cup low-fat milk1/2 tsp poppy seeds2 tsp grated lemon rind6 slices whole-grain bread*, halved diagonallyCanola or coconut oil In a large shallow dish combine the eggs, egg white, milk, poppy seeds, and lemon rind.  Whisk mixture to combine. Place the bread into the egg mixture in the dish, turn to coat both sides until egg …

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Summer Tomato Tart – Better Than a Nude Beach

One of these days Michele and I will travel to the south of France, where we’ll make it a point to eat this amazing tomato tart at least once a day. It’s going to be hot, since we’ll have to go in the middle of summer, so we can enjoy the best possible tomatoes, but that’s fine, as long as …

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Steamed Barbecue Pork Buns (Char Siu Bao) – Sweet, Steamy Memories

In younger, leaner times, I’d often rely on the delicious, inexpensive calorie bomb that is the steamed barbecue pork bun. They were twice the size, and for a few bucks you could get very full…for about 30 minutes, and then you were starving again. Nothing a Mission-style burrito couldn’t fix. Anyway, the filling was chopped Chinese-style barbecue pork mixed with …

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Whole Chicken Pie – Finally, a Great Pie with Bones

There’s a restaurant up the street that serves a whole chicken wrapped in brioche, and ever since I saw it, I’ve wanted to do that video. I’ve never actually had it, since it’s $100, and you have to order it a day in advance. I love chicken, but I think I’ll save my hundred dollar bills for more sensible things, …

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Grain-Free Butter Bread – Going Full Keto

I’ve always wanted to try making one of these grain-free loaves, and since I’ve received tons of food wishes for it, I decided to finally give it a go. I very slightly adapted this recipe from one I found at Keto Connect, where they call it the “Best Keto Bread.” Since I basically stole their recipe, I decided not to …

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