Diabetes Recipes

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"Skinny" Orange Pleasures
Very Low Carb

20 cal1g carbs1g fat40mg sodium

This recipe is wonderful to make for children and adults alike.

Tart A Citron (Lemon Tart)
Low Carb

12g carbs

This dessert is like being in a sidewalk cafe in Paris, without the carbohydrates and cigarette smoke.

Cottage Cheese and Pineapple
Low Fat

160 cal20g carbs2g fat80mg sodium

Baked Oatmeal

350 cal34g carbs18g fat290mg sodium

Greek-Yogurt, Blueberry and Banana Creamy Yummy Frozen Treats
Low Carb

60 cal11g carbs0g fat20mg sodium

These treats are wonderful to eat at the end of a meal or as a healthy snack. The Greek yogurt gives a creamy taste without fat.

Coffee Jelly
Very Low Carb

105 cal1g carbs11g fat20mg sodium

Flavor plain gelatin with liquid sweetener, espresso and whipping cream. Garnish with more whipped cream if you like and a coffee bean or two.

Carrot Raisin Cookies
Low Carb

76.4 cal11.8g carbs2.9g fat30mg sodium

Using a combination of flours and sweeteners makes these little treats even richer.

Hearty Healthy Cookies

186.8 cal19.2g carbs11.5g fat175mg sodium

These cookies have a great flavor and a lot of fiber

Quick Sherbet
Low Carb

46.1 cal11.2g carbs0.3g fat8mg sodium

The recipe may seem similar to a smoothie, but it really does come out like sherbet.

Chocolate Cookie Crust

180 cal23g carbs9g fat180mg sodium

Strawberry Fruit Pie
Low Carb

40 cal7g carbs0g fat57mg sodium

A simple strawberry pie using strawberry flavor sugar free gelatin dessert, ice cubes, fresh strawberries. Very strawberry and VERY good.

Blueberry Crumble

164 cal26g carbs6g fat159mg sodium

A very simple to make dessert sweetened by the fresh blueberries, which also makes it very healthful! A graham crust filled with the berries and seasoned with cinnamon.

Lemon Cream
Low Carb

107 cal15g carbs4g fat37mg sodium

This light, airy lemon cream is the ultimate in elegant desserts and is surprisingly easy to make. This tangy lemon dessert holds its shape with the help of gelatin, eggs, and light whipped topping.

Peach Crumble
Low Sodium

161 cal29g carbs5g fat50mg sodium

Peaches with wonderful spices and the added zing of almond flavored liqueur make this delicious Peach Crumble Diabetic dessert.

Apple Walnut Bread Pudding

130 cal17g carbs5g fat190mg sodium

Apples and walnuts pair up to flavor up this bread pudding made with low-fat milk, egg substitute and sugar-free vanilla pudding and pie filling.

Frozen Grape Pops
Low Fat

118 cal28g carbs0g fat47mg sodium

Sugar-Free Fudge Brownies
Low Carb

99 cal9g carbs7g fat10mg sodium

Best Pineapple Cheesecake

190 cal24g carbs8g fat212mg sodium

Just enough butter, along with butter flavored cooking spray, flavors a tasty graham crust filled with a wonderful, creamy, pineapple-rich flavor with ingredients that may surprise you.

New York Cheesecake
Low Carb

158 cal10g carbs10g fat234mg sodium

Tastes so much like the real thing! Sugar is reduced with the use of artificial sweetener and fat is greatly reduced by using reduced fat cream cheese and sour cream. Top with fresh fruit if desired.

Pecan Pie
Low Sodium

211 cal28g carbs9g fat69mg sodium

Raisin Sesame Cookies
Low Carb

82 cal12g carbs4g fat80mg sodium

Chocolate Mocha Cream Roll
Low Carb

94 cal9g carbs3g fat

First you bake up a delicious mocha flavored jelly roll, then fill and roll it with a filling made with whipped cream instant coffee, skim milk, vanilla and chocolate extracts and sweetener. Delicious!

Frozen Strawberry Pops
Low Carb

49 cal12g carbs0g fat3mg sodium

Mini Raspberry Mousse Parfaits
Low Sodium

143 cal24g carbs4g fat29mg sodium

Sweet, tart and delicious, this elegant recipe is the perfect finish to a special meal. The parfaits can be made ahead for easy entertaining.

Chocolate Dipped Oatmeal Cookies
Low Sodium

140 cal18g carbs8g fat70mg sodium

These are as appealing in looks as they are in taste with their cinnamon and oatmeal goodness and half of each cookie dipped in melted chocolate.

Applesauce Raisin Drops
Low Carb

82 cal12g carbs4g fat80mg sodium

Pear and Apple Sauce
Low Fat

95 cal21g carbs2g fat1mg sodium

Fresh Fruit Clafouti
Low Fat

92 cal17g carbs1g fat92mg sodium

Creamy Cantaloupe
Low Carb

64 cal11g carbs2g fat37mg sodium

Orange Cheesecake
Low Carb

124 cal12g carbs4g fat

Cheesecake Dainties
Very Low Carb

70 cal4g carbs6g fat50mg sodium

Yogurt Popsicles
Low Sodium

126 cal24g carbs100mg sodium

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting
Very Low Carb

51 cal5g carbs0g fat229mg sodium

Creamy Tapioca Pudding
Low Fat

100 cal16g carbs1g fat150mg sodium

Animal Crackers
Low Carb

122 cal15g carbs6g fat182mg sodium

Tropical Snack Cake
Low Fat

140 cal26g carbs3g fat250mg sodium

Lemon Pound Cake with Strawberries

180 cal28g carbs6g fat264mg sodium

Snacking Granola
Low Fat

113 cal17g carbs2g fat23mg sodium

German Apple Cake

120 cal16g carbs5g fat230mg sodium

Deep Chocolate Coconut Balls
Very Low Carb

33 cal3g carbs

Plan ahead...needs to chill at least two hours.

Brownie Sunday Pie

150 cal28g carbs4g fat160mg sodium

A very tasty pie, lightened up in fat and sugars but not flavor. European style unsweetened cocoa powder gives this an extra special chocolate flavor.

Bittersweet Chocolate Torte
Low Carb

139 cal11g carbs11g fat110mg sodium

Sometimes chocolate is best when its left bittersweet, and this recipe is one of those times! Rich chocolate flavor with an equally rich Chocolate Glaze topping.

Easy Carrot Cake

155 cal20g carbs8g fat204mg sodium

Don`t let the long list of ingredients scare you! This is truly easy to make with pre-shredded organic carrots and lots of on-hand spices most of us keep in our cupboards.


30 cal

Chunky Applesauce
Low Fat

103 cal27g carbs0g fat0mg sodium

Angel Food Cake with Blueberry Yogurt Sauce
Low Fat

84 cal19g carbs1g fat218mg sodium

Lemon Chiffon Cake

157 cal20g carbs7g fat170mg sodium

All the flavor, a wonderful texture and such delicious lemon taste! The only thing missing is the sugar - which you won`t miss at all!

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

171 cal23g carbs7g fat470mg sodium

A moist chocolate cake that doesn't need frosting. Make two, one for now, and one to freeze for later.

Country Peach Tart
Low Sodium

124 cal20g carbs5g fat60mg sodium

A tasty, old fashioned flavor in spite of using sugar substitute and skim milk! Apricot preserves and frozen peaches make this a snap to prepare, or you can use fresh when in season for best flavor.

Frozen Fruit Cups
Low Carb

36 cal9g carbs0g fat20mg sodium

Buttermilk Blueberry Bake
Low Fat

105 cal22g carbs1g fat150mg sodium

Using whole wheat flour for some of the flour adds nutritional value to this tasty bake flavored with orange juice and bursting with blueberries. The Blueberry Grunt is delicious served with fat-free, no-sugar-added ice cream or frozen yogurt, or with dollops of light or fat free whipped topping.

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
Low Carb

217 cal6g carbs19g fat6mg sodium

Chocolate Silk Mousse
Low Carb

151 cal13g carbs6g fat150mg sodium

Unflavored gelatin firms up this tasty mousse sweetened with sweetener. Cocoa powder with rum and vanilla extracts lend a rich flavor. Top with strawberries, if desired.

Hearty Corn Cakes
Low Carb

113 cal15g carbs5g fat200mg sodium

Equal Lemon Meringue Pie

223 cal29g carbs10g fat220mg sodium

Pineapple Squares
Low Carb

82 cal14g carbs1g fat150mg sodium

Special Chocolate Ice Cream
Low Fat

140 cal20g carbs3g fat

Special due to its low fat nature and indulging in chocolate ice cream! Sugar free pudding mix, artificial sweetener, baking cocoa, vanilla, evaporated milk and light frozen whipped topping, frozen into a very ice cream-like treat.

Cranberry Sorbet
Low Carb

50 cal9g carbs0g fat75mg sodium

A simple sorbet! Low calorie cranberry juice with raspberry flavor sugar free low calorie gelatin dessert and evaporated skim milk.

Butter Rum Candy
Very Low Carb

23 cal3g carbs

Unsweetened puffed rice with granulated fructose and egg whites flavored with butter rum flavoring and vanilla to bind into candies. Very tasty.

Peanut Butter Balls

153 cal16g carbs9g fat

Cornstarch, peanut butter, Rice Krispies, semisweet chocolate chips, Equal and cold water mix together to make these satisfyingly sweet peanut butter balls.

Peanut Clusters

90 cal

Quick, easy and healthy! Mix melted peanut butter and honey with dry roasted peanuts, raisins, cocoa powder, artificial sweetener and Grape Nuts cereal. Don`t worry about nuts! One study showed that those who ate nuts five or more times a week (almonds, cashews, pistachios, walnuts or peanuts) were half as likely to have a heart attack or suffer from heart disease as people who rarely or never at nuts.

Cream Cheese and Jelly Cookies
Low Carb

80 cal7g carbs5g fat

Reduced fat cream cheese in the dough helps make it tender and tasty with a dollop of cherry or raspberry spreadable fruit atop each cookie.

Popcorn Drops

16 cal

Pop unsalted popcorn and put it in a food processor or grinder and grind into kernal size pieces. Beat remaining ingredients, fold popcorn into mixture and drop teaspoonfuls onto baking sheet and bake.

Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies
Low Carb

90 cal11g carbs5g fat55mg sodium

A very small quantity of ground cinnamon -- less than a half-teaspoon a day -- helped volunteers with type II diabetes mellitus reduce their levels of blood sugar -- and reduce several cardiovascular disease risk factors, as well.

Cotton Candy Cookies

48 cal

These light and fluffy cookies are made with egg whites, granulated sugar replacement and flavored with orange. Melt in your mouth goodness.

Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake
Low Carb

164 cal8g carbs11g fat235mg sodium

Vanilla wafer crust, reduced fat cream cheese, Equal Spoonful in place of sugar, egg whites, cornstarch, reduced fat sour cream, vanilla. Swirl unsweetened chocolate and top with chocolate curls.

Chocolate-Filled Cake Roll
Low Fat

122 cal21g carbs2g fat200mg sodium

No Sugar Sugar Cookies
Low Carb

120 cal12g carbs7g fat90mg sodium

Thats right, sugar cookies with no sugar! How could that taste? Well, with Splenda Granular they taste pretty good for a sugarless sugar cookie. Try them and decide for yourself.

Out Of Bounds Candy Bars
Very Low Carb

23 cal3g carbs

Lemon Cake Roll
Low Carb

94 cal8g carbs4g fat

A light cake roll base with a sweet lemon filling made with lemon juice, sweetener, egg yolks, lemon peel and Whipped low calorie topping.

Spiced Angel Food Cake
Low Fat

132 cal31g carbs0g fat

A wonderful blend of spices and a white cake mix makes up this Spiced Angel Food Cake with a delicious Cran Apple Topping Recipe included.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
Low Carb

55 cal7g carbs3g fat51mg sodium

Delicious peanut butter cookies reduced in sugar using granualted sugar substitute and a nutrition kick from whole wheat flour and a touch of raisins and chocolate chips.

Frosty Grapes

60 cal

This is a great summer-time treat! Keep these on hand in your freezer year-round if you live in a warmer climate!

Fabulous Fruit Tart

274 cal26g carbs17g fat

Sweet succulant fruits of peaches or nectarines, strawberries, kiwifruit, raspberries, apricot pourable fruit baked up in a single 9 inch pie crust placed in a tart pan. Pretty and healthy!

Crispy Oatmeal Cookies

126 cal16g carbs6g fat

A simple but oh so good crispy oatmeal cookie spiced with cinnamon.

Pumpkin Cheesecake

168 cal16g carbs8g fat

This is a wonderful reduced sugar pumpkin cheesecake with a gingersnap crust. The gingersnap really does make a difference.

Lemon Pie

172 cal21g carbs8g fat

Pretty simple lemon pie to whip up! Sugar-free pudding, skim milk, Crystal Light Lemonade mix, fat-free Cool Whip and two prepared Graham crusts.

Mock Whipped Cream
Low Fat

15 cal1g fat

Gelatin teams up with nonfat dry milk and vanilla to make a mock whipped cream that tastes amazingly like the real thing

Old-Fashioned Baked Custard
Low Carb

82 cal8g carbs3g fat170mg sodium

This is a true to form custard made with egg substitute, sugar, salt, nutmeg, fat free milk, pure vanilla extract and a pinch of cinnamon.

Cherries Jubilee
Low Fat

110 cal20g carbs2g fat200mg sodium

Mini Rice Cake Tartlets
Very Low Carb

20 cal4g carbs1g fat5mg sodium

Use mini rice cakes with pineapple yogurt spread and assorted fruit of your choice, cut up for a healthful and low calorie, low fat snack packed with nutrients.

Powdered Sugar Replacement

81 cal

Powdered sugar is most commonly used in frostings. To use powdered sugar to decorate your cakes, brownies, cheesecakes etc., use a stencil or cut waxed paper into 1/4 inch wide strips. Place stencil or strips in a diagonal pattern on top of your cooled dessert. Place confectioner`s sugar in a tea strainer, then tap it lightly to dust your bar surface. Carefully remove the stencil or strips to reveal your pattern.

Apple and Honey Scones

223 cal36g carbs7g fat270mg sodium

Cherry Pie

176 cal24g carbs8g fat

This is a one crust cherry pie with tart cherries, vanilla pudding mix and sugar free cherry gelatin sweetened with sugar substitute. Very good and pretty, too. If you enjoy chocolate, don`t miss the bonus recipe for Chocolate Covered Cherry Pie!