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Healthy Dessert Recipes That Diabetics Will Love

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We have rounded up the most loved recipes for your favorite part of a meal. Desserts are the icing on the cake to a good life. Diabetics may need to control their sugar intake, but they don’t have to miss out on good and healthy desserts. The following dessert recipes use stevia instead of sugar. Stevia doesn’t increase blood sugar levels, and some forms even lower blood sugar. Some of these recipes are also low in fat and rich in nutrients. The prunes in the brownie recipe can even prevent Type II Diabetes and obesity.

So after so much ado, here are the Top 4 recipes that your diabetic loved one would surely love.

 

Banana and Chocolate with Tofu Pudding

Servings: 4

(Nutritional Info: 124 kcal, 3.5 grams fat, 21.2 grams carbohydrates, 6.1 grams protein, 12 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol)

Ingredients:

–    1 banana

–    5 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

–    12 ounces soft silken tofu

–    2 to 3 tablespoons Stevia Sweetleaf Sweetener Powder (adjust according to taste)

–    3 tablespoons soy milk

–    1 pinch ground cinnamon

Instructions:

  1. Peel and chop one banana
  2. Put the banana, unsweetened cocoa powder, tofu, stevia, soy milk, and cinnamon into a blender.
  3. Puree all the ingredients until smooth.
  4. Taste the resulting pudding. If you want to make it sweeter, add a little more stevia.
  5. Pour into serving dishes and refrigerate for 60 minutes before serving.

 

Heartwarming Apple Cinnamon Cobbler

Servings: 6

(Nutritional Info: 258 kcal, 10.1 grams fat, 42.2 grams carbohydrates, 2.9 grams protein, 103 mg sodium, less than 1 mg cholesterol)

Ingredients:

–    4 apples

–    2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

–    1 to 2 teaspoons Stevia powdered extract (adjust according to taste)

–    2 tablespoons cornstarch

–    1 teaspoon baking powder

–    1 cup whole wheat pastry flour

–    ¼ cup canola oil

–    ½ cup low fat buttermilk

–    1 tablespoon honey

–    1 cup water

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees Celsius (375 degrees Fahrenheit)
  2. Peel, core and slice apples
  3. Add apples, stevia, cornstarch, cinnamon and water in a large saucepan. Cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes or until the apple mixture is soft and thick.
  4. Pour the cooked apple mixture into a casserole dish.

To make the biscuit dough:

  1. Mix the whole wheat pastry flour and baking powder together.
  2. Add oil and stir everything well.
  3. Add honey and buttermilk. Stir using a fork until the flour mixture is moist.
  4. Add more milk as needed.

Putting everything together:

  1. Place the biscuit dough on top of the apple mixture.
  2. Bake for 20 minutes or until the biscuit dough is golden brown.
  3. Serve the dish warm. You can also put low fat and sugar-free whipped cream on top of the cobbler.

Healthy Dessert Recipes

Guilt-Free Low Fat Brownies

Servings: 24

(Nutritional Info: 64 kcal, 1.8 grams fat, 12 grams carbohydrates, 1.1 grams protein, 19 mg sodium, 16 mg cholesterol)

Ingredients:

–    6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

–    ½ cup all-purpose flour

–    4 ounces pureed prunes

–    2 eggs

–    1 teaspoon Stevia powdered extract (adjust according to taste)

–    2 tablespoons vegetable oil

–    1/8 teaspoon salt

–    ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 175 degrees Celsius (350 degrees Fahrenheit)
  2. Grease an eight-by-eight inches square pan
  3. Mix cocoa powder, flour, salt, and sugar in a medium-sized bowl.
  4. Pour in prunes, eggs, vanilla and oil to the mixture. Mix everything together until it forms a smooth consistency.
  5. Spread the batter evenly into the greased pan.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the brownies comes out clean.

 

Biscotti Supreme

Servings: 48

(Nutritional Info: 70 kcal, 2 grams fat, 12.1 grams carbohydrates, 1.4 grams protein, 26 mg sodium, 12 mg cholesterol)

Ingredients:

–    1 cup whole wheat flour

–    2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

–    1 tablespoon baking powder

–    3 eggs

–    1 to 2 teaspoons stevia (adjust according to taste)

–    ¼ cup molasses

–    1/3 cup vegetable oil

–    1 ½ tablespoons ground ginger

–    ½ tablespoon ground cloves

–    ¾ tablespoon ground cinnamon

–    ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

 

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees Celsius (375 degrees Fahrenheit)
  2. Mix eggs, stevia, molasses and oil in a large bowl.
  3. In another bowl, combine the flours, ginger, baking powder, cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon.
  4. Mix the flour mixture into the egg mixture until it forms a stiff dough.
  5. Divide the dough in half. Form each half in such a way that the roll’s width is the size that you want for the biscotti
  6. Place rolls on a cookie sheet. Pat down to flatten the dough to around ½-inch thick.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes. After baking set the cookie aside to cool for a few minutes.
  8. If it’s already cool enough to touch, cut into diagonal slices.
  9. Place the sliced biscotti on a cookie sheet and bake for 5 minutes on each side or until it is crispy and toasted.

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