What is squaghetti?  It is one of those things that you do in marriage, COMPROMISE!  See explanation below . . . Squaghetti, or it’s maiden name, spaghetti squash, is completely a gift from the food fairies.  A co-worker of Mr. Solberg, we will call him Blue, has been working on improving his health and suggested… Read More Squaghetti

Day 2 – Back to School

The definition of a food pattern is the quantities, proportions, variety or combinations of different foods and beverages in diets, and the frequency with which they are habitually consumed, according to the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.  This guideline was created primarily for nutrition and health professionals to help Americans make… Read More Day 2 – Back to School

Off the Rails

When Mr. Solberg was diagnosed with the dreaded “diabetes, type 2” world epidemic, we started experiencing the 5 stages of grief.  We have coined it DABDA.  The first thing that we did was make jokes which immediately landed us dirty looks from the medical professional or how I like to think of her, Pez, to… Read More Off the Rails

Casseruola di Spaghetti

Preheat oven 375° 2 Pkgs. Tofu Shirataki Noodles, Angel Hair or 1 medium Squaghetti 1 lb.       Lean Ground Turkey or 93% lean Ground Beef 1 lb.       Ground Italian Turkey Sausage or Ground, Italian Sausage 1 cup     Onion, Diced 1 jar       Pasta Sauce, Arriabbata works well 1 cup     Pepperoni, diced 1 pkg.   Cheese, Mozzarella or Italian mix, Shredded Open noodles and… Read More Casseruola di Spaghetti


  How long do you spend in the fresh produce section of the grocery store?  If you are like we used to be, pre-diabetes, broccoli and lettuce was about the only fresh produce that found it’s way in to my cart.  Besides, a place where you can buy a steak that was riddled with fat, a… Read More Challenges