Diabetic dessert recipes are something you’re hearing more and more these days. With diabetes affecting almost 10% of the world’s population, it’s likely you know someone who has Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. You may even have it yourself. As a rising issue, it has become more and more common to see sugar-free items available in grocery stores and marketplaces to help out those who suffer from this autoimmune condition.
Even with all of these products, it’s sometimes hard to find something to calm your sweet tooth while ensuring your sugar count is staying in a safe range. Diabetic or not, sugar intake is something we all try to stay conscious of, isn’t it?
But just because we’re watching our sugar intake doesn’t mean we have to succumb to a life of bland, boring foods – especially when it comes to dessert! There is a wealth of incredible recipes out there for diabetics or those who are watching their sugar consumption for health reasons. It may seem like a difficult feat at first but you’d be surprised at what delicious creations you can cook up without using sugar at all.
Now, you’re probably skeptical. How could a diabetic dessert possibly be the same without the surefire sweetness of sugar? Well, just wait until you see the recipes we have to share with you today! These diabetic desserts are so delicious, you’ll never know they are sugar-free! These genius cooks have mastered the tricks of the trade and by using natural sweeteners like applesauce or sugar substitutes have created some of the most delectable dessert recipes that diabetics and non-diabetics alike will love!
This diabetic dessert has us sold at just the mention of Nutella. Did you know they have it available in a Sugar-Free form? It seems impossible to retain the rich, delicious taste of the original Nutella without the sugar but somehow they managed to bring this miracle to life.
The recipe only has 3 ingredients and it’s likely you already have them in stock. You’ll definitely need a mixer for this one though as it calls for whipped eggs and this step cannot be skipped. With a mixer, it’s a cinch and takes no time at all so don’t worry! This brownie gives you the best of both worlds with that creamy Nutella flavor without the pound of sugar that usually accompanies it.
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If you’re diabetic you likely know that ice cream typically has an astonishing amount of sugar listed in its ingredients. It can be an extremely significant let down to those who are ice cream lovers. If this sounds like something you suffer through we have the perfect recipe to make things easier! With the push of a button, you’ll be blending up a refreshing sherbet in a matter of minutes.
The best part? You can make it any flavor you want! Simply add your favorite flavor of sugar-free gelatin mix to the recipe and the world is your oyster! (Although, we don’t recommend THAT flavor for this dessert.)
They say pineapple doesn’t belong on pizza but it definitely has a place on a cake. This diabetic dessert is topped with an easy, but mouth-watering blend of tropical flavors and whipped deliciousness. It can easily be compared to a pineapple upside-down cake but without the hassle and definitely without the added sugar. If you need a great summer recipe that’s low in sugar but big in taste, this is absolutely the recipe you should reach for.
Do you enjoy a little cake with your morning coffee? Perhaps a mid-afternoon cup of tea with a small treat on the side? This is the perfect cake for these occasions. Pair it with any or all of your favorite hot drinks on a quiet night in and be amazed at the level of flavor! The fresh blueberries and yogurt add so much to taste it’s no wonder no sugar is needed for this delicious dessert.
Are you one of those people who love cookie dough more than actual baked cookies? This is basically the same thing but with pie filling. Imagine eating whipped peanut butter cups with a spoon in glorious glee. That is exactly what you’ll experience when enjoying this tasty treat. Filling up a parfait glass with this delectable chocolate peanut butter mousse will not only make you feel classy but amazingly satisfied. Your sweet tooth will definitely be tricked.
With summer coming up it’s always a huge relief when we can make anything drool-worthy without turning up the heat in the house. This mouth-watering recipe does not require baking of any sort! Furthermore, anytime a recipe involves cheesecake, it’s a good indication of a winning treat. Share this dessert at your next summer barbecue and you’ll be sure to shock your friends when you tell them it’s low carb AND sugar-free!
Bonus: is strawberry not your favorite flavor? No problem! This recipe is completely customizable! With flavors like lime, cherry, and even raspberry, you’re sure to find a flavor that works for your taste buds.
Having diabetes is definitely a difficult thing to live with but it doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice the flavors and desserts you love because of it. You may be switching out a cup of sugar for a cup of applesauce but what your taste buds don’t know won’t kill them.
Making smart switches to your favorite recipes can make a world of difference in the amount of sugar you’re consuming and that means less medication you’ll have to use! The less medication you need the easier it is to manage your blood sugar numbers and easier management means you can simply enjoy life. Armed with these diabetic dessert recipes you will most definitely be able to eat well, eat deliciously, and still eat like a diabetic.
Is your mouth watering yet? Which diabetic dessert are you going to put together for your next night in?
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