When diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, patients are required to follow a strict diet to control their blood sugar levels and would need to learn diabetic food recipes. They are not necessarily required to eliminate sugar from their diet, but they do have to moderate their intake.
In this article, I will share with you three diabetic food recipes for dessert that will surely brighten up your days and your meal hour especially when you have loved dessert ever since you were a kid.
1. Fresh Peach Brulee
This recipe is filled with vitamins and nutrients that you need for diet. You will need two large and fresh peaches, two tablespoons fresh lemon juice, cooking spray, and 2 teaspoons light brown sugar. What you need to do after lining a small baking pan with aluminum foil is to peel and halve the peaches. Then coat all sides of the peaches with cooking spray before sprinkling some lemon juice. Place these on the baking pan, with the cavity side up, then sprinkle with 1 teaspoon brown sugar around every peach’s top. Broil for about two minutes until sugar caramelizes and begins to glaze the peach.
This non-fat and cholesterol-free recipe yields 47 calories, 1 g protein, 12g carbohydrates, 1 g dietary fiber, and only 2mg sodium.
2. Banana Chocolate Parfaits
Using only low-fat yogurt, low fat frozen dairy whipped topping, sugar-free chocolate pudding mix, unsweetened cocoa powder, bananas, fresh lemon juice, and chopped walnuts. You would have to use a blender to combine the yogurt with the pudding mix until the mixture is smooth.
You should then cut each banana into diagonal pieces and sprinkle lemon juice on the pieces.
Place some of these on dessert parfait glasses and then pour the pudding mix on top. You will hen have to add 1 tablespoon whipped topping. Top this off with some cocoa powder, walnuts, and even cherries if you like.
3. Caffe Affogato
Lastly, you can try the Caffe Affogato, which is simply fat-free frozen vanilla ice cream topped with 2 tablespoons of hot espresso. This is non-fat and contains, 73 calories, 16 g carbohydrates, 37 mg sodium and 2 g protein.
So who said you could not have sweet and appetizing diabetic food recipes?