Missing the sweets because of diabetes? We've got you covered with 30 recipes, and counting!
Sugar is considered the arch nemesis of diabetics, but sugar isn't the only blood-sugar-spiking ingredient in desserts. Most desserts are made with white flour, and flour has a ton of empty carbs per serving. So even if you buy a sugar free dessert, there's a good chance your blood sugar will spike just from the carbs in the flour.
Eating a store-bought or restaurant-bought dessert means eating a bunch of nutritionally empty and blood-sugar-spiking carbs. Unless there's a diabetic-friendly baker nearby, it's best to make your favorite desserts yourself to be healthier and low glycemic.
There are plenty of sweeteners on the market these days that substitute for sugar. I hate to break it to you, but not a single one will give you the exact same taste that you're used to, and sometimes it'll ruin the dessert's texture.
That's why The Gestational Diabetic re-imagines desserts. Our diabetic dessert recipes sometimes use a little sugar, but we most often sweeten desserts with natural sweeteners like applesauce, bananas, honey, etc., and we often use non-wheat flours to keep the overall dessert low glycemic.
We've created desserts for you so that you don't have to figure it out, or deprive yourself! Check out our popular diabetic brownie recipe, cinnamon roll in a mug, or cheesecake cupcakes. We've also replicated the taste of classics like chocolate chip cookies and oatmeal raisin cookies using honey and no sugar or artificial sweetener. For quick sweets check out our diabetic smoothies.
We strive to make our desserts as low sugar and tasty as possible without blowing your carb count
None of the information on this site is intended to serve as or substitute professional medical advice. View Term’s & Conditions for full disclaimer.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.