The Type1 Treataholic

A frank and honest account of a Type 1 Diabetic with a brownie addiction trying to get off of the sweet stuff.

Fresh veg + fishcakes!

I am so excited about my dinner tonight. This may mean that my life is seriously sad (highly likely), BUT I had a less than healthy start to my day, and I am so excited to eat fresh food without... Continue Reading →


Rainy Sunday Hodge Podge

Rainy day fridge-emptying macaroni cheese


I am most definitely not a perfect example...

Low-Carb Comfort Food

It is raining and I have had a boring weekend of cleaning the house, walking the dogs in the rain and mud, and subsequently re-creating the house. I'm bored, tired and all I want is a bourbon. Well, let's face... Continue Reading →

Eggs Rule The World

Eggs are super useful. Particularly when trying to replace carbohydrates (or a carb majority diet) with protein. Protein is known to keep us fuller for longer, and not only does it mean our waistlines shrink, replacing some carbs with protein... Continue Reading →

Chilli Con Carne with Cauliflower Rice

I have read about using cauliflower as a rice replacement for a while, though this is the first time I have tried it. I was pleasantly surprised! I admit I went a little easy on the amount of chilli that... Continue Reading →

Nutty & Seedy Soda Bread

Ok so I know that I have been banging on about removing carbs where possible, BUT, as a T1D, we do need to have some carbs from time to time, say if we are having a hypo and need to... Continue Reading →

Tomato & Red Pepper Soup

Another variety of soup for my lunches this week. This only made two portions (it is quite a thin soup so I have more to fill me up), so you might want to double up the quantities. Ingredients: Red Pepper... Continue Reading →

Simple Deconstructed Lamb Burgers

Bread-free Lamb Burgers.

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