Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so I wanted to make sure all y'all had these recipes in hand just in time for the holiday. (Hey! I got you. No one should be drinking vodka soda water on Thanksgiving, for fuck's sake)
Recipes for the old fashioned caramel apple toddy, and the pumpkin pie martini (otherwise known as Halloween Eggnog)
I used some of my long weekend to experiment with some, quote, "low carb" martini recipes I discovered.
Sangria is a lovely summery/refreshing beverage that I don't make often because it's a pain in the ass to cut all the fruit and requires more than four ingredients, but I'm always happy when I make it, and it's still summer, DAMMIT.
I wasn't able to find cocktails on the menu that I was interested in/that seemed safe to consume, so I decided to risk it: I told the bartenders I was a diabetic and challenged them to make me a refreshing low sugar cocktail.
DERBY WEEKEND... SQUEEEEE. Ya'll know what that means... FLAIR! Parties, fancy summer dresses, ridiculous HATS, spectacular food... and Mint Juleps!
I bring you the sugar-free (and way more kickass, IMO) D4D Blackberry Bourbon Smash.
By necessity, diabetics are a pretty resourceful lot. Being a healthy diabetic requires a shitload of supplies and a level of preparedness usually reserved for a girl scout (raise your hand if anyone has ever called you that when you hauled out your bag of diabetic crapola to calibrate/adjust a sensor/inject, etc.). Having a fickle/dead … Continue reading Random handy tips & tricks: Installment 1