Diabetes is everywhere …. someone you know, your mom, your best-friend’s kid, maybe even yourself??
You know the drill … eat better, exercise, watch your weight … but it’s hard, really hard.
Thankfully, we’re here to help.
For Good Measure blends diabetes with culinary inspiration. Low-carb cuisine that’s simple to prepare and amazing on the palate. Check it out, tell your mom, open up that refrigerator, and create something nourishing that will also keep the doctor off your back.
Here’s how you can eat like a king on Thanksgiving but not spend endless hours in a completely destroyed kitchen. This recipe for a sheet pan Thanksgiving dinner for two looks about as easy as it sounds, and cooks everything together—turkey and all the fixins, on a single sheetpan. Try it. You’ll be giving thanks afterwards for minimal clean up.
How can you go wrong? It’s a mouth-wateringly amazing yet simple-to-make sando that’s got all four food groups: chicken, cheese, pesto, and a sub roll. Grill the bird, toast the bun, load it with cheese & pesto, then devour. Simple as that.
This recipe is proof positive that a “breakfast burger” is not just an odd-hours meal for hungry jetlaggers or graveyard shift zombies. Not even close. It’s a gourmet burger that blends a lean beef burger & an over-easy egg with applewood smoked bacon & BBQ sauce jam. Actually, it sorta sounds like dinner to us.
Yes, you’ll need nachos, maybe some sliders, pizza & of course lots of ice-cold dad sodas but how about cooking up something new on Super Bowl Sunday? Like, Baked Crispy Cajun Chicken Wings with pineapple glaze. Sounds good & gourmet, right? Well, it is. And better yet, the recipe is pretty simple. Put on your apron & go for the Extra Point.
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With rare exceptions, we can pretty much all agree that any pizza is good pizza. Mini tortilla pizza most certainly is. It’s finger-food size, so easy to hold in one hand with a beer in the other. Making them is easy, too. 4 ingredients are all you need: tortillas, sauce, cheese, & pepperoni. Wanna add something else? Do it.
You really shouldn’t need instructions or even the suggestion that adding guacamole to a breakfast sandwich can transform your morning meal. But here is our public service announcement nonetheless: Do it. Add guac. Click VIEW RECIPE for the whole spiel.
Generally speaking, homemade chili is pretty simple to make. All the ingredients go into one pot, add spices, and just let it do its thing. This recipe ups the ante with the addition of a bottle of Newcastle Brown Ale, which is proven to give the flavor of chili a little extra snap.
Creatively combining two certified superfoods: chili & pizza comes this recipe for Chili Cheese Stromboli. It’s basically a chili-filled pizza rolled up like a jelly-roll and baked to cheesy, gooey goodness.
Beer. It truly does makes everything better. And if you’re having a few, you’ll need some snacks. We found an easy way for you to fortify that bowl of mixed nuts on the bar with some home-cooked craft and flavor: Coat them with a mixture of boiled molasses and your favorite ale & throw them in the oven to get glazed.
With a name like this, what more do you need to know? Ok, specifics: Pizza Bombs are easy to make at home using simple ingredients: white bread, pepperoni, & mozz. Once you form your batch of bombs, you drop ’em into boiling oil, then serve with pizza sauce.
The Superbowl came & went but food blogger & father Matt Robinson is always creating new ways to make real food for real men. His bourbon molasses wings are but one example of his many savory, homegrown recipes that employ fresh ingredients and simple strategies for making great meals & snacks, no matter who’s playing on Sunday.
For some, fall is sweater season. For the more evolved among us, cool autumn weather makes this the time for serious sandwiches. Chicken, apples, & brie make great combo in a salad but imagine it all melted between two slabs of your favorite bread. Add a dark beer and uh, see you after your nap.
Could you eat sushi for breakfast? Maybe if it was this Breakfast Sushi, which doesn’t contain rice or fish or seaweed but instead, a mixture of eggs, cheese, & tater tots wrapped in bacon. Yes you would.
Remember to corn-on-the-cob yourself in the face this summer. But don’t just jam it into the family-size tub of margarine like usual, elevate that ear. Cook it on the grill and when it’s done, dress it up with a little squeeze of citrusy lime, a few sprigs of cilantro, and a dash of smoked paprika.