CCCF 2 โ“‹ Chipotle Tofu Tostada

Happy March!

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Two new โ“‹egan products were utilized and enjoyed for today’s lunch:)

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The โ“‹egan ‘cheese’ doesn’t melt , as doesn’t most โ“‹egan ‘cheese, the way I wish it would. Daiya ‘cheese’ melts a little better. These LOW CARB Tortillas are amazing:) Small, but delicious and seemingly versatile, as they need to be.

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CCCF =Carb Conscience Comfort Food

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  • Tofu

Mixed with

  • Soy sauce
  • Sesame Oil
  • Ginger
  • Rosemary
  • Olive oil
  • Crushed Red Pepper
  • Chipotle
  • Garlic Powder
  • Pepper
  • Sea Salt
  • Onion Powder
  • Paprika
  • Cilantro ๐ŸŒฟ
  • Liquid smoke ๐Ÿ’จ

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It’s basically whatever ya got, whatever you’re feeling – to combine into an awesome plate.

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CHEERS.

 

 

Happy New Year Tomatoes

I’m hopeful for an outstanding and prosperous 2023. We’ve all had some interesting and challenging last couple of years.

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All of us deserve an easier year!

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Roasted Tomatoes were made and thoroughly enjoyed.

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Simple, versatile and delicious.

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I sliced the Tomatoes and placed on parchment paper to be seasoned and topped with โ“‹ Parmesan ‘Cheese’ or regular Parmesan Cheese – depending on diet and preference:)

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Cheers to a new year!

Pasta Zero Spaghetti

Probably the most difficult thing about being diagnosed with Type One Diabetes, for me, is having to cut out a lot of my favorite foods from my diet. Monitoring Carb intake isn’t hard – it takes discipline and low carb food.

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My goal is Not to take insulin if I don’t have to. The deciding factor is food consumed and the carbs included. Vegetables usually have moderate to extreme Carbs. Luckily, not all.

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I tend to make exceptions for higher Carb foods that are high in Fiber and/or Protein. Also, I am not perfect.

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I found this Pasta! It is Pasta Zero by Nasoya. It’s Vegan, gluten free, low Carb and Calories. For the first time since being diagnosed Diabetic, I enjoyed guiltless Spaghetti. It was delicious and I give it two thumbs up without the insulin:)

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Cheers.

Lower Carb Pizza Cheat

Since being a young child I remember how special and comforting Pizza has been and my addiction to this wonderful food. The older I become, the less Pizza I can consume. Chicago style deep dish pizza is one of my favorite styles of Pizza to eat. That style has always been a occasional enjoyment because of its higher price. Regular deep dish or pan Pizza has been, in my eyes, the most economical for amount of Pizza density.

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Since, checking my blood sugar 40-50 times a day with my Freestyle Libre 2 sensor, I’ve noticed how much Pizza and its large amounts of delicious Carbs bring havoc to my glucose levels. It’s unfortunate, but my Pizza addiction evolves, significantly, this year.

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Store bought (frozen to be cooked) pizza is no longer good for me unless I want to inject extra insulin, being type ONE Diabetic. My goal is not to inject insulin, however, my body isn’t that simple.

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Here’s my latest Pizza cheat. These low carb Tortillas aren’t very low carb, but the Fiber excuses the carbs – for the most part. The Egg White “wraps” along with the Mozzarella Cheese aren’t Vegan, but I do not see Veganism offering the delicious food in a low carb state as much as the Vegetarian food.

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The Aldi low carb tortillas were 19 g carbs, 4 g protein and 15 g FIBER… Still jumping my blood sugar levels, just not as much as any other regular Pizza.

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CHEERS.