I believe whole-heartedly in the power of food… its ability to nurture the body and soul giving quality to our lives. Nearly three years ago, when Mia was diagnosed Type 1 diabetic, everything we knew about health, nutrition & diet shifted and this project began to form.
Today I’m pleased to share with you, For Good Measure, featuring low-carb, farm-to-table California cuisine – a diabetic resource with specific ingredient lists and compiled nutritional data.
I’m hoping with my heart and hands it will make your life a little more flavorful. Be inspired.
Test kitchen evokes a mental picture of glistening stainless steel, prep bowls colored with precisely chopped vegetables and mouth-watering scents. After four months, I can attest it is nothing short of creative chaos … and if you’re lucky, something to serve for dinner.
With a hundred recipes tried and true, I emerge – burned, stained … but happy. I admit, food has been a palatable passion since I could see over the kitchen counter. This journey, which culminated in finding joy in something I once thought ugly, has been nothing short of inspiring.
People choose a low carb diet for reasons from weight loss to autoimmune complications; we converted to keep our type 1 diabetic daughter healthy. The wisp of a girl who loved to hold my hand when crossing the street is now the teenager I stroll with under the moon. She has and will always be my greatest muse. For Good Measure is for her and anyone who struggles with not only what life throws at them daily, but also the never ceasing struggle to stay alive.
“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates