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20 Tasty Diabetic-friendly Recipes

20 Tasty Diabetic-friendly Recipes

Indulge in these diabetic-friendly dishes Not all low-carb, low-sugar meals have to be tasteless. Check out this collection of recipes to find a dish perfect for every course. Applesauce Pancakes Trading butter for applesauce is a healthy way to cut out excess fat and still enjoy the sweetness of pancakes. Try this recipe: Applesauce Pancakes Continue reading >>

95 Diabetic-friendly Desserts

95 Diabetic-friendly Desserts

Home Recipe Collections 95 Diabetic-Friendly Desserts These lighter, healthier desserts are smart sweets to consider if you follow a diabetic diet. All recipes are about 30g carbs or less per serving. Im a chocolate lover, and this treat has satisfied my cravings many times. No one guesses the brownies are light because their chewy texture and rich chocolate taste cant be beat. My family requests them often, and Im happy to oblige. Heidi Johnson Worland, Wyoming Next time you make cake from a mix, try my easy and delicious recipe. The pears and syrup add sweet flavor and prevent the cake from drying out. And since theres no oil added to the batter, this tender fall-perfect cake is surprisingly low in fat. Veronica Ross, Columbia Heights, Minnesota I love grilled pineapple. This recipe combines the fruits natural sweetness with the tart and spicy flavors of lime and chili powder. Its great for dessert and even as a side dish with ham or pork chops. Geraldine Saucier, Albuquerque, New Mexico You can treat yourself to one or two of my crackle cookies without guilt. Most molasses cookies are loaded with butter and have way too much sugar, but not mine. You would never know these are so low in fat. Jean L. Ecos, Hartland, Wisconsin I come from a big Italian family where my mom cooked and baked many delicious meals and desserts from scratch. Now I like to do the same for my family. This cake is my finale to our Italian Christmas Eve dinner. Cathy Banks, Encinitas, California Cool, smooth and creamy, this pretty pie is a slice of heaven for people with diabetes and anyone who likes an easy yet impressive dessert. The lovely pudding layers feature a yummy combination of vanilla, chocolate and butterscotch. Doris Morgan, Verona, Mississippi Theres more to pumpkin than pie, as t Continue reading >>

Diabetic Desserts

Diabetic Desserts

Sweets in a Diabetic Diet A healthy diabetic diet is all about balance. As long as moderation is taken into account, a small amount of sugar is accounted for in the total amount of carbohydrates in your diet. As a general rule, diabetics should try to cut down on foods and drinks that have large amounts of sugar because they can make blood sugar control and weight control more difficult. First up is our Browned Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies. Butter moves from nutty and brown to bitter and burned quickly, so be sure to take the pan off the heat once it turns amber-brown. To keep cookies from spreading, make sure the cookie sheet is completely cool before starting the next batch. View Recipe: Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Continue reading >>

15 Easy Diabetic Recipes You’ll Want To Make Over And Over

15 Easy Diabetic Recipes You’ll Want To Make Over And Over

Pineapple Pudding Cake Taste of Home My mother used to love making this easy dessert in the summertime. It's so cool and refreshing that it never lasts very long! Recipe shared by Kathleen Worden, North Andover, Massachusetts. Mini Ham 'n' Cheese Frittatas Taste of Home I found this recipe a few years ago and tried to make it with it with a few changes. I'm diabetic, and this fits into my low-carb and low-fat diet. Every time I serve a brunch, the frittatas are the first thing to disappear, and nobody knows they are low fat! Recipe shared by Susan Watt, Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Simple Lemon Pie Taste of Home Lemon meringue pie is one of my favorite desserts, and this yummy, sweet-tart version is so good that no one will suspect that it's light. Recipe shared by Frances VanFossan, Warren, Michigan. Pork Chops with Honey-Garlic Sauce Taste of Home The honey and garlic sauce is so good, I sometimes double it so there's extra for dipping. Recipe shared by Michelle Smith, Eldersburg, Maryland. Walnut-Crusted Salmon Taste of Home Whenever I can get salmon for a good price, I always turn to this simple and delicious recipe. Recipe shared by Edie DeSpain, Logan, Utah. Carrot Broccoli Soup Taste of Home This soup is a staple at our house. It's fast, easy, yummy and so nutritious filled to the brim with carrots and broccoli! Recipe shared by Sandy Smith, London, Ontario. No-Fuss Avocado Onion Salad Taste of Home My mother could take a simple salad and turn it into something incredibly delicious. This one is a favorite of mine, and it is so easy to make. Recipe shared by Marina Castle, Canyon Country, California. Spinach-Mushroom Scrambled Eggs Taste of Home My husband and I enjoyed a mushroom egg dish at a hotel restaurant. I've created a healthy rendition with loads of hearty Continue reading >>

Died And Went To Heaven Chocolate Cake,diabetic Version

Died And Went To Heaven Chocolate Cake,diabetic Version

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Blend flour, SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener, SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder and salt in large mixing bowl. Pour batter into cake pan or bundt pan. Bake for 35 minutes, until an inserted toothpick in center of cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 5 minutes. Note. Exchanges per Serving: 2 Starches, 2 Fats. Advertisement Continue reading >>

Diabetes-friendly Desserts

Diabetes-friendly Desserts

Satisfy your sweet tooth First, the good news. If you've been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes , you can eat dessert. But the reality is that you do have to choose carefully, limit your portions, and it's probably best to save them for special occasions. That said, here are 10 dessert recipes to consider making the next time you need a sweet treat. They use simple substitutions to cut the fat, calories, and sugar. Make sure to cut back on other carbs during your meal to leave room for your dessert. Black Forest Trifle Who says you can't have chocolate when you're watching your sugar intake? Made with sugar-free chocolate-cake mix and instant pudding, this moist trifle will have your resident chocoholic licking her lips. Cool Whip trims the fat off traditional recipes and cherries add a boost of vitamin C and antioxidants, which are thought to reduce bad cholesterol. Ingredients: Sugar-free, low-fat cake mix, water, sugar-free instant pudding mix, fat-free milk, frozen no-sugar-added pitted cherries, red food coloring, frozen whipped topping, sugar-free chocolate curls Calories: 132 Try this recipe: Black Forest Trifle Cookies 'n' Cream Crunch Don't be fooled by this dessert's sinful appearance. Made with sugar-free cookies and no-sugar-added ice cream, this dish can be made the night before a party and stored in the freezer. Sprinkling chopped pecans will add a nutty flavor and healthy monounsaturated fat. Ingredients: Sugar-free chocolate sandwich cookies, chopped pcans, margarine, vanilla no-sugar added fat-free ice cream Calories: 232 Try this recipe: Cookies 'n' Cream Crunch Chocolate-Peppermint Cookies These festive treats will be a hit at any holiday party. By mixing sugar with calorie-free sweetener, these cookies have just the right amount of sweetness. Plus, stud Continue reading >>

Sugar-free Pineapple Lush Cake

Sugar-free Pineapple Lush Cake

Thanks so much for visiting Rose Bakes! I hope you're inspired to bake a cake, decorate something fun, or try a new recipe! Sign up for FREE updates in your inbox or in your feed reader to keep up with all the latest things I'm sharing! Happy Baking! This Sugar-Free Pineapple Lush Cake has been one of the most popular posts on my blog lately so it seemed like a great time to update it! Originally I created this cake for a lady in our church who had just come out of surgery. I was happy to do it, but also a bit nervous because she’s diabetic. After a bit of digging through some old cookbooks, I decided to make this Sugar-Free Pineapple Lush Cake. Only one other time have I baked a sugar-free cake and it wasn’t all that impressive, so this time I wanted to try something different. After I first published this recipe, I had several complaints about it not being actually “sugar-free” since pineapple has sugar. That is true. I supposed I should’ve noted that there’s no added or processed sugar – only the sugar naturally occurring in the pineapple, which is acceptable for most diabetics in moderation. If you need something that’s absolutely sugar-free, then this might not be the cake for you! Anyway, I was short on time and limited by my tiny local grocery store – I decided to go the easy route and not attempt anything from scratch, so this recipe was perfect. Here are the main things you’ll need… Sugar-Free Pineapple Lush Cake Don’t overlook the fact that you’ll also need eggs, oil, and water for the cake mix. After you have everything ready to go, it’s time to BAKE! First, just followed the box directions exactly. That’s pretty easy, huh? I have in my head a few variations I’d to try, but since I was short on time, I kept it simple. After it Continue reading >>

18 Soul Satisfying Diabetic-friendly Desserts

18 Soul Satisfying Diabetic-friendly Desserts

If you’re looking for diabetic desserts you’ve come to the right place. All of these desserts deliver massive satisfaction, but won’t send your blood sugar soaring. Just be sure to keep portion sizes to a reasonable amount. 1. Salted Peanut Caramel Clusters You won’t feel like you’re eating a diabetic dessert with these caramel clusters. That’s because they’re using erythritol as the sweetener, providing plenty of sugary taste without the resultant spike to your blood sugar levels. Peanuts, chocolate, cream and vanilla combine to make these a do-it-yourself answer to all of those store bought goodies that definitely don’t keep diabetics in mind. Carolyn does a great job of making these easy to make, but at the same time they come out looking like a fancy dessert or sweet snack. They’re perfect as a crunchy after dinner finish, or as a game time treat. Photo: Sweet Peas Kitchen 2. Nanaimo Bar Tart If you’re familiar with the Canadian Nanaimo bar, you’ve probably been looking for a way to make it so that it conforms to diabetic standards. Well search no more because here’s that delicious bar that keeps things diabetic-friendly, and just like the original there’s no baking required. This makes it a great dessert option for hot summer days when you just don’t feel like turning the oven on. The use of unsweetened and sugar-free items keeps this one off your diabetic radar, and means you can enjoy the taste without worrying about compromising your health. 3. Strawberry Mousse Cake Dive into this decadent strawberry mousse cake and you’ll start to wonder if you really do have diabetes. It’s the sort of cake you remember from before, but might have written off as something you just can’t have anymore. But this is a tried and true diabetes-frien Continue reading >>

Oven Baked Logger’s Hash

Oven Baked Logger’s Hash

Oven Baked Logger’s Hash When the weather starts to get cooler, I feel the need for warm, nutritious comfort foods. This favorite one-dish meal looks complicated but isn't. Like a nutrient-dense crustless quiche, no one would never guess this easy recipe is Paleo and dairy-free, with sweet potatoes, eggs, mushrooms, coconut butter, optional ham, and an entire bunch of kale! Layer them into a baking pan, pour the egg mixture on top, and bake. No need to stand over the stove. An easy breakfast, lunch, or dinner for gatherings, you can cut in squares and save it for future, ... Read More Apricot Blueberry Goji Salad with Basil Today the kitchen was almost bare - just a few apricots, blueberries, a handful of spinach, lemon, and a bit of fresh basil. OK, that's perfect! I tossed all these ingredients together - every one loaded with delicious flavor, anti-oxidants, vitamins, and alkaline power. It took about 3 minutes to slice them and blend a dressing. Whew! It was a fabulicious lunch! Try it! ... Read More Paleo Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp There are few combinations as heavenly as strawberry and rhubarb. Baked together, strawberry and rhubarb do something for the soul. Rhubarb’s tart flavor goes perfectly with the sweetness of strawberries. This yummy treat is refreshing and easy to make without gluten, grains, flour, dairy, or sugar. It won't spike your blood sugar or cause weight gain, if you use one of the suggested natural zero-carb sweeteners. Try it with dairy-free Instant Coconut Whipped Cream on top.... Read More Easy Almond Fudge, Burfi from India Burfi is a dense sweet fudge from India. I created two recipes for a recent event and both turned out fabulous! This is super-easy to make on the stovetop, and doesn't have to be baked. Burfi is often made at Diwali, t Continue reading >>

Diabetic Friendly Taste Of Home Gluten Free Angel Food Cake

Diabetic Friendly Taste Of Home Gluten Free Angel Food Cake

Diabetic Friendly Taste Of Home Gluten Free Angel Food Cake If you are having guests over for dinner, it's important to know if they ave special dietary needs. It could make the difference between playing Pictionary after dessert, or a trip to the Emergency Room. Here is a fantastic Taste of Home angel food cake recipe that is diabetic friendly and healthy. Place egg whites in a large bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Sift 3/4 cup sugar, cornstarch, flours and potato starch together twice; set aside. Add cream of tartar, salt and vanilla to egg whites; beat on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining sugar, about 2 tablespoons at a time, beating on high until stiff peaks form. Gradually fold in flour mixture, about 1/2 cup at a time. Gently spoon into an ungreased 10-in. tube pan. Cut through the batter with a knife to remove air pockets. Bake on the lowest oven rack at 350 for 45-50 minutes or until lightly browned and entire top appears dry. Immediately invert pan; cool completely, about 1 hour. Run a knife around side and center tube of pan. Remove cake to a serving plate. Top with fresh fruit if desired. Yield: 16 servings. Editor's Note: Read all ingredient labels for possible gluten content prior to use. Ingredient formulas can change, and production facilities vary among brands. If youre concerned that your brand may contain gluten, contact the company. Nutritional Facts: 1 slice (calculated without fruit) equals 101 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 149 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-1/2 starch. Keep watching for more info on our Taste of Home Cooking School coming on October 27 to the Superior Middle School. Continue reading >>

Low Carb Chocolate Lasagna Sugar-free Dessert (no-bake)

Low Carb Chocolate Lasagna Sugar-free Dessert (no-bake)

Home Low Carb Chocolate Lasagna Sugar-free Dessert (no-bake) Low Carb Chocolate Lasagna Sugar-free Dessert (no-bake) Low Carb Chocolate Lasagna is a great sugar-free chocolate dessert made with a chocolate cookie base, cream cheese layer, chocolate pudding and whipped cream. This large dessert is great for gatherings. Ive been looking at pictures of chocolate lasagnaand all its variations on Pinterest for months now. Some of the pictures are absolutely drool worthy. And although I think it would be pretty hard, although not impossible, to make a dairy-free version, I knew that a low carb, gluten-free version could be easily made. The original dessert is the epitome of easy; pre-made and instant ingredients create a creamy, chocolaty dessert that doesnt require the use of an oven or even cause one to break a sweat. Its so easy, that anyone can make it. But whats really in it? 1 package of Oreo cookies, cream cheese, sugar, and Cool Whip. Just for the cookie layer its 24 carbs per serving. (Thats 36 cookies at 10.5 carbs each, divided by 16) But, Im not going to break down the carbs in each layer of this tasty dessert. I just want to think about all of the weird stuff in the cookies, instant pudding and non-dairy whipped topping. Yuck! I shudder. This homemade, low carb, scratch, version is very similar to the original version of Chocolate Lasagna except that the crust is made from wholesome ingredients, the pudding is made just like grandma used to make, and the whipped topping is real whipped cream. Heres whats in this Low Carb Chocolate Lasagna homemade chocolate cookie crust (nuts, cocoa powder, coconut, natural sugar alternative, butter or coconut oil) 8 ounces cream cheese and natural sugar alternative homemade chocolate pudding using natural ingredients plus natur Continue reading >>

Deliciously Diabetic German Chocolate Cake

Deliciously Diabetic German Chocolate Cake

Although not a low-calorie dessert, this Deliciously Diabetic German Chocolate Cake is a very tasty sugar-free option for those who need to be watch their sugar intake. Last week we celebrated my dad’s 74th birthday! We asked him what he’d likfor his birthday and he requested 2 things…. Lunch at Cracker Barrel German Chocolate Cake Just a couple of months ago my oldest daughter made a homemade German Chocolate Cake for her (then) fiance’s birthday. My dad, who has a serious sweet tooth, tried a bite and LOVED it! So, that’s where he got the idea to request one for his birthday. Only one problem…. my dad is diabetic and our usual German Chocolate Cake has enough sugar to send him into a diabetic coma before he could finish the first piece! So, I went on a quest for a Sugar Free cake and found this one over at Sass & Pepper. I made a couple of changes but used her basic recipe. I will admit, I don’t really cook sugar-free and many of the sugar-free desserts I’ve had aren’t very good. So honestly, I wasn’t very hopeful, but I decided to give it a shot. The cake is a little time consuming, but then again, pretty much any made-from-scratch cake is. We like our German Chocolate Cake with chocolate frosting on the outside and the coconut-pecan frosting on top and between the layer. I used canned (Pillsbury) sugar-free chocolate frosting. I found a few sugar-free recipes but couldn’t find sugar-free chocolate chips at any of my local stores. Next time, I will order them online and give it a shot. The cake’s texture is more dense than regular cake and the layers thinner. On the evening of his birthday (after a huge lunch at Cracker Barrel) we stopped by my parent’s house to share his birthday cake with him. I (and the rest of my family) fully expected t Continue reading >>

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A Sweet Life A diabetes-friendly diet calls for healthy carbohydrates, such as fruits and vegetables, and an eschewing of sodium, saturated fats and trans fats. One might think that this poses a problem when it comes time for dessert, but with some careful planning, desserts for those suffering from this disease can be as tasty as they are healthy. Generally speaking, baked goods are super-high in trans fats, no thanks to cups upon cups of white sugar, and sticks upon sticks of butter. But replacing these less-than-ideal ingredients with healthier alternatives is easy. Diabetic desserts often include dates, oats, and peanut butter. And don’t fret: chocolate is definitely not off-limits. We put together the best diabetes-friendly desserts we could find on diabetic food blogs. Check it out!: Continue reading >>

25 Sugar-free Desserts That Definitely Dont Skimp On Flavor

25 Sugar-free Desserts That Definitely Dont Skimp On Flavor

25 Sugar-Free Desserts That Definitely Dont Skimp on Flavor No disrespect to Mary Poppins, but a spoonful of sugar is the last thing we need. In the age of the Paleo , gluten-free and carb-free diets, refined sugars are a big no-no. Luckily, there are tons of amazing sugar-free desserts out there that wont make you miss the sweetener one bit. Check out these 25 delectable dessert recipes that will have you saying buh-bye to sugar now and hello to flavor all summer long. 1. Raspberry Lemon Mini Vegan Cheesecakes :This bite-sized summer treat doesnt require turning the oven on, so theres no excuse not to make it. (via Pure Ella ) 2. Chocolate Avocado PuddingPops :A creamy avocado provides the same texture as a milk pudding or ice cream pop, but without all the fat. (via A Sweet Life ) 3. Mini Custard Pie With Mango and Coconut Milk : If youre short on time or cant stand working with dough, look for pre-made phyllo cups in the freezer section to tackle this pick. (via Sweet as Honey ) 4. Chocolate Lava Cake :Molten deliciousness melts in your mouth with every single bite of this lava cake. (via Sweet as Honey ) 5. Coconut, Lemon and Strawberry Semifreddo :Semifreddo means half-frozen, so this dessert choice will keep your body cool and your belly satisfied. (via Little Market Kitchen ) 6. Raw Mini Marscapone Berry Cakes : Even the least talented of chefs can accomplish the presentation of this treat. We think this would be an awesome thing to whip up for the 4th of July . (via Texanerin Baking ) 14. No-Bake Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cheesecake :This oven-free dessert is a new spin on the classic chocolate and strawberries duo. (via All Day I Dream About Food ) 15. Peach Strawberry Popsicles : These refreshing treats are naturally sweetened and made from 100% fruit. (vi Continue reading >>

Delicious Diabetic Birthday Cake Recipe

Delicious Diabetic Birthday Cake Recipe

This delicious Diabetic Birthday Cake Recipe has a sugar free vanilla cake with sugar free chocolate frosting. A decadent and tasty dessert for everyone! Delicious Diabetic Birthday Cake Recipe What is it about Birthday cakes that makes them so special and delicious? It’s just 2-3 layers of sponge cake and some frosting on top. To me, they’re my favorite ones. I guess these kinds of desserts are more about nostalgia. I still remember blowing the candles in the presence of my loved ones. Of all the childhood memories one may have, blowing the candles on your birthday cake will always be one of them. This amazing Diabetic Birthday Cake Recipe is super easy to make, uses regular ingredients and everybody will love it. I made it last night and gave it to my husband and my in-laws, they were drooling and complimenting on how great it tasted. When I told them that this cake was sugar-free they couldn’t believe it. Of course, they went for seconds. I can imagine adjusting your diet must be hard since everything has so much ADDED sugar! including things one may not think of, for instance: spaghetti sauce, bread, yogurt (even the non-flavored Greek one), BBQ Sauce, dried fruits, etc. This Diabetic Birthday Cake Recipe is so delicious because it has a spongy and very moist vanilla cake and a fudgy and addicting chocolate fudge frosting that is finger-licking good. Last week I made a Diabetic Lasagna Recipe that would go great as the main course of your party. I used Swerve sweetener which is a great sugar substitute for the sponge cake part. You can also use Splenda baking blend or any of the usual sugar replacements you are used to cooking with. This Diabetic Birthday Cake Recipe is on the small side. It’s only 6 inches in diameter, which is perfect for a small gathering Continue reading >>

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