Former Browniemaker, Julia Parent, originally posted recipes to help people lower their A1C level. However, she quickly realized many of the people who liked her low-sugar recipes were not struggling with pre-diabetes or type-2 diabetes. They were simply looking for great tasting meals and snacks they could realistically make. The majority of Julia Parent’s Former Browniemaker recipes do not use enriched flour and contain less than 10g sugar per serving. To find recipes you and the people you share food with will love, simply click on the “Recipes” tab and start scrolling.
Candy and Chips:If I really want something sweet, I will eat a piece of candy with less than 10g of sugar. If I find that I cannot stop eating the entire bag or package of candy, I do not buy that kind again. For Halloween, I buy candy I don’t like to hand out to… Continue reading Tips
Serves: Many Ingredients:1 lb. lean ground beef (I buy 93% lean/7% fat.)2-1 oz. pepperoni snack sticks, cut into coin shapes2 slices thick cut bacon, cooked and crumbled1 cup jarred pizza sauce1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese, dividedtortilla chips Directions:In a large skillet over medium-high heat, crumble, brown, and drain ground beef. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add… Continue reading Pizza Party Dip
Serves: 3 Ingredients:1 apple (I used a Braeburn apple.)1 pear (I used a Bartlett pear.)1/2 cup blueberries3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted3 tablespoons honey2 tablespoons water1/4 teaspoon cinnamon2 oats ‘n honey crunchy granola bars Directions:Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel and dice apple and pear. Whisk together butter, honey, water, and cinnamon. Put fruit in a… Continue reading Individual Fruit Crisps
Serves: 1 Ingredients:2 slices bread that are not made with an enriched flour1 tablespoon organic or 100% natural creamy peanut butter (the brand I buy just has organic peanuts and sea salt in it.)1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted Directions:If peanut butter is stiff, microwave for 5 or 10 seconds at a time until spreadable. Spread… Continue reading Grilled Peanut Butter Sandwich
Serves: 2 Ingredients:2 frozen hash brown patties1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese2 blades chives, chopped Directions:Follow package directions to bake frozen hash brown patties in the oven. When they are done, sprinkle with cheese. Return to the oven for one minute or until cheese is melted. Top with chives. Have with a good source of protein… Continue reading Easy Cheesy Hash Browns
Serves: 3 Ingredients:3 Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed and dried1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon unsalted butter1 teaspoon seasoned salt Directions:Cut potatoes into chunks. Microwave butter in a microwave safe bowl for 30 seconds or until melted. Mix all ingredients together and put in a casserole dish. Cover and microwave for 10 minutes or until potatoes are… Continue reading 15-Minute Potatoes
How often do you eat? When I eat, I look at the clock and try not to eat again for a minimum of two hours. I eat three meals a day and at least three snacks a day. I feel it is better to have multiple healthy snacks than get to the point where I… Continue reading More Info