According to the American Diabetes Association, people with diabetes can still have sweets, chocolate, or other sugary foods as long they are eaten as part of a healthful meal plan or combined with exercise. They consider a healthful meal plan to: have limited saturated fat contain moderate amounts of salt and sugar.
There are many ways to create delicious desserts that are (relatively) low-carb and sugar-free. Why not try some of these recipes and enjoy both a great dessert and great blood sugar? Here are some of the desserts you can enjoy!
The desserts on this list all have max. 20 grams of carbs per serving and some of them have a lot less.
- Low-carb diabetic desserts
LOW-CARB PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES
These sugar-free and low-carb peanut butter cookies are a great healthy treat. Not only are they delicious but they are also made using just 5 ingredients! All natural peanut butter is indeed a low carb food. It is high in healthy fats, has moderate amount of protein and has a relatively high amount of fiber. A two-tablespoon serving sees it providing a mere 3.5 grams of net carbs! Not only is peanut butter low carb, it is also suitable for a ketogenic diet
- CHOCOLATE KETO FAT BOMBS
These Chocolate Keto Fat Bombs are packed with five sources of healthy fat and contain only 4 grams of net carbs per serving. You may have heard dieters talking about ‘keto fat bombs’ or ‘ketogenic fat bombs’.
These are fat bombs with a fat content of at least 85%. They can be eaten as a quick breakfast, mid-afternoon pick-me-up or pre- or post-workout snack by those following a low-carb diet since they do not disrupt ketosis.
- PROTEIN CHEESECAKE
You can make this healthy low carb protein cheesecake to satisfy your cheesecake cravings without blowing a whole week’s calorie budget. It’s simple, delicious, and only has 6 grams of carbs per serving. Cream cheese is a soft, usually mild-tasting fresh cheese made from milk and cream.
Cream cheese is not naturally matured and is meant to be consumed fresh, so it differs from other soft cheeses.
- HEALTHY CHOCOLATE GREEK YOGURT ICE CREAM
Frozen yogurt is just the perfect snack to cool down when it’s hot outside and this recipe only has 8 grams of carbs per serving (and 20 grams of protein!) A protein-rich diet may help reduce hunger, boost metabolism, and build muscle. Greek yogurt is an excellent source of calcium, which can help improve bone health. It also contains probiotics, which support a healthy bacterial balance in the gut. … People can enjoy Greek yogurt as part of a healthful, balanced diet.