Diabetics need to keep a check on their calorie and glucose intake. This restricts them from eating some foods. But that does not mean they should not indulge their taste buds. It only means that the food should be cooked keeping in mind the requirements of a diabetic.
Here are some diabetic recipes which also taste great.
Diabetic Breakfast Muffin Recipe
- 1 Â½ cups all-purpose flour
- Â½ cup whole wheat flour
- 1 Â¼ cups white sugar
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- Â½ teaspoon baking soda
- 2 cups carrots, grated
- 1 apple, peeled, cored, and chopped
- 1 cup raisins
- 1 egg
- 2 egg whites
- Â½ cup apple butter
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons walnuts, chopped
- 2 tablespoons wheat germ, toasted
- Â¼ cup vegetable oil
- Â½ teaspoon salt
- The oven should be pre-heated to about 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190 degrees Celcius). Oil 18 muffin cups lightly. You an also coat them with cooking spray.
- Whisk eggs, egg whites, apple butter, oil and vanilla extract in a medium sized bowl.
- Now, in a large bowl, mix together the different flours, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, sugar and salt. After mixing, stir in the apples, carrots and raisins.
- Then, stir in the eggs, apple butter and vanilla mixture into the flour mixture.
- Pour the batter into the 18 oiled muffin cups, until they are three quarters full.
- Combine walnuts and wheat germ and sprinkle over the batter filled muffin cups.
- Bake in the oven for about 15 â€“ 20 minutes. The tops of the muffins should be golden and spongy.
Diabetic Dessert Pie Recipe
- 1 prepared cracker crust, 9 inches
- 1 ounce sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
- 1 cup cold milk
- 8 ounces crushed pineapple, drained
- 8 ounces frozen whipped topping, thawed
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- In a medium sized bowl, whisk the pudding mix and milk together.
- Fold the other ingredients into the pudding mix.
- Pour the mix into the cracker crust.
- Chill for at least two hours.