Pizza Chicken?

I am obsessed with pizza. Not to mention I am a lot Italian and grew up on it. I could eat pizza for every meal. Mom raised us on making our own bread, pasta and pizza! Yay carbs. Inventing pizza recipes has been a fun tradition in our household. One of my favorites is the “dessert” pizza. Whole wheat crust topped with Nutella, marscapone cheese, fresh … Continue reading Pizza Chicken?

Happy New Year! 2012

It is a new year indeed. With new goals and motivations set, I am off to a running start, literally.  My new year is off to a fast pace and this year I am setting the bar high.  It is going to be a challenging one!  These past few days I have been working on creating some tips and strategies to boost start my plan … Continue reading Happy New Year! 2012

Cookies! Take one!

Several attempts to make the perfect cookie have been underway… and there are even more attempts to be made. However, through experimentation and putting twists and turns on the original chocolate chip cookie recipe, I have made progress. 1) First attempt: I used traditional ingredients but replaced one of the sticks of butter with a banana. They were pretty good. 2) Second attempt: I took … Continue reading Cookies! Take one!

FOODPICKER.org Question of the week- Pre-Diabetes?

Message from Christine:When it comes to Carbohydrate Counting, fiber and sugar alcohol are treated a little differently according to the American Diabetes Association.  If a food contains more than 5 grams of fiber, half of the grams of fiber should be subtracted from the total carbohydrate on a food label.  For example: suppose a food contains 20 grams of total carbohydrate and 6 grams fiber … Continue reading FOODPICKER.org Question of the week- Pre-Diabetes?