Good news for those of you with a sweet tooth! There are many diabetic friendly desserts that won’t make you miss out on the sweet things!
Having diabetes AND having also a sweet tooth may sound like trouble in paradise, but not anymore! The reality is that there are many diabetic friendly desserts to choose from that won’y make your glucose levels spike up in a second.
Life is about moderation and why would you not be able to enjoy the sweets perks just in the same way. Thankfully, research has shown that there are many ways and options trough which a diabetic can enjoy a rich, hearty meal without further compromise.
The trick of many of these easy desserts for diabetics are in the core ingredients, the nutritional value and the portion control.
In addition, just as easy there are many no bake diabetic desserts that can be whipped up super fast and satisfy the craving!
After all, sugar does release those feel-good chemicals (endorphins) in the brain that bring out the sensation of happiness and joy, and living with diabetes does not mean cutting out all of your favorites, but rather find a healthier, better alternative for your body.
Some of our favorite diabetic friendly desserts are actually sugar-free, as in they contain no added sugar, aside from the one that come from the actual natural, unprocessed ingredients.
Below, some of our top picks no bake diabetic desserts:
Melon Salad With Mint
Combine 1 cup of cubed cantaloupe with 1 cups of cubed honey dew melon. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of chopped mint leaves and 1/2 teaspoon of honey. Toss gently to cover and enjoy!
Grilled Stone Fruit
After your steaks are off the grill, try this delicious, healthy way to bring out the flavor of stone fruit – no sugar needed! Serve juicy, charred plums, peaches, and nectarines with a dollop of Greek yogurt.
Another gem of the no bake diabetic desserts handbook is melted dark chocolate and dipping juicy cherries on it, then cooling in the fridge for 20 min. The twist ? You can use just about any fruit you like for this one.
Broiled Pineapple with Frozen Yogurt
Sprinkle your pineapple rounds with cinnamon and tossed them in the grill for a quick broil. Top it with a scoop of your favorite vanilla frozen yogurt.
Fresh Berries with Maple Cream
Whip up fat-free sour cream with a spoonful of maple syrup, and add it to your favorite berries of the season for a quick and refreshing sweet treat.
For those with a little bit more time on their hands, there are other easy desserts for diabetics that are richer and will still keep your glucose levels balanced.
Some of these diabetic friendly desserts include:
With a perfect combination of flavors and the many flour-substitutes available this is one decadent dessert option for diabetics.
Just in time for this season, you can enjoy the glorious taste of roasted pecans and maple syrup without all the carbs and added sugar.
Chocolate Chunk Cherry Cookies
A chocolate lover’s delight without the guilt. Decadent cookies filled with dark chocolate, chopped cherries and chopped nuts. What’s not to like?
With healthy carrots as a base, pumpkin spice and a velvety creme frosting, these bars will become a staple in your kitchen. The nuts add the perfect touch of crunch.
These diabetes friendly desserts are not only easy to prepare, but will also satisfy your cravings without putting your health at risk. As always remember, the trick is using wholesome ingredients and control your portions.