Delicious Diabetic Recipes
Do you think just because you or a loved one has diabetes means that you can't enjoy delicious, savory foods? Think again, there are many delicious diabetic recipes available to satisfy your appetite.
Many stores offer sugar free foods, and syrups made from sweeteners such as saccharin and aspartame. They can be sold under many different brand names. Being diabetic does not mean you have to settle for just macaroni and vegetable for dinner everyday!
There are sugar free candies available, cakes, muffins, cookies, and a wide assortment of pastries. There are many natural sugar substitutes available such as Stevia and Xylitol. Stevia is a herbal plant which is up to 250 times sweeter then sugar per weight! It is used by diabetics and non diabetics.
It is an excellent ingredient that you can use to make delicious diabetic recipes. Need a sugar free substitute but worried for about the possible side effects of aspartame or saccharin? Then go for Stevia. When used in baking, or recipes people say it is as sweet or sweeter then sugar. You will be able to enjoy the wonderful sweet, flavor or cookies, and pastries without the worry of sugar surges!
Delicious Diabetic Recipes and Foods Using Sugar Free Additives
There are sugar free drinks available to diabetics in the United States. There is a sugar free red bull option available, and almost any major brands of soda now offers a sugar free or "diet" option. Many supermarket carry these diet or low sugar options.
Don't worry about cooking or flavoring and not being able to use syrups, sugar or honey. Be a little bold and try some sweeteners such as Stevia or Xylitol. Use Stevia as you would use honey. It is liquid and very sweet similar to honey. Still want to bake your favorite oatmeal raisin cookies, but can't use sugar?
Use a sugar alternative such as aspartame readily available at supermarkets. They are usually sold in pink packages and clearly marked for diabetic use. Who say's diabetics can't enjoy a sweet treat?
There are many options, and choices available to you or loved ones with diabetes. From sugar free drinks, soda's, sauces, puddings, yogurts, sweeteners, and herbal extracts, there is a wide variety of ingredients and foodstuffs you can use to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Be creative, look for special sugar free or low sugar foods. Look at the label of foods if you have to and check that there is zero grams of sugar listed in the nutritional information section. Keep this in mind when shopping and you will be able to create delicious diabetic recipes for yourself.Keep track of what you eat and when with a diabetic log for your blood sugar. Eating healthy diabetic friendly recipes can help too.
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