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3 Delicious Diabetic Desserts

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Diabetes patients are not allowed to think of sweets or dessert, right? Wrong. Unfortunately, most of us choose to believe this as the fact that eating sugars or sugary foods will cause one to develop ‘Diabetes.’ Yes, sweets or sugars do affect the blood sugar levels, but they do not aide in developing diabetes in an individual. In short, Diabetic desserts exist!

Therefore, it is a common misnomer that diabetics cannot enjoy desserts. They can eat sweet foods but in moderation and with knowledge, and awareness of how it will affect their blood sugar. (Click to read about Diabetic Summer Coolers)

So, through this blog, we bring you three delicious desserts that are diabetes-friendly, using natural sugars by Sonal Arora, the Co-founder of 6meal.in. She firmly believes in conscious eating and believes that right foods are more important than medication. Hence, equipped with this idea, she built 6meal.in.

Here are three delicious diabetes desserts:

#1 Poached Pear

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Source: 6meal.in

 

Ingredients:

  • Pear
  • Fresh Orange Juice
  • Cinnamon Stick
  • Vanilla Bean
  • Orange Zest
  • Star Anise
  • Orange
  • Sour Cream
  • Raw honey
  • Water
  • Walnut

How to make:

Peel & core the pear, slit into half lengthways. Mix water, orange juice, vanilla, cinnamon, star anise and the orange zest. In a saucepan, poach the pear with above liquid till tender. Cool down & chill in the fridge whisk the sour cream with raw organic honey. Steve the poached pear with an orange segment, sour cream, and crushed toasted walnuts.

#2 Fresh Fruit Yogurt with Granola Parfait

 

FreshFruitYogurtwithGranolaParfait_DiabeticDesserts

Source: 6meal.in

Ingredients for Granola

  • Rolled oats: 20 gm
  • sunflower seeds- 5 gm
  • pumpkin seeds- 5 gm
  • almonds- 5 gm
  • walnuts- 5 gm
  • dried apricot- 5 gm
  • cranberry- 5 gm
  • apple – 20 gm
  • cold pressed oil

How to make Granola:

Combine all ingredients and mix well. Spread out the mixture on an oven tray and toast till golden.

Next, take the following ingredients:

  • Yogurt or slim yogurt
  • Raw honey
  • Apple
  • Kiwi
  • Orange
  • Grape
  • Mango
  • Mint

How to make:

Cut all fruits, whisk the yogurt with honey and then set in a jar and top it fruits with Granola.

 

#3 Dhoodhi Halwa

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Ingredients

Bottle Guard – 300 gm

Skimmed milk – 300 ml

Oil- 5 gm

Cardamom powder – 0.2 gm

Green Cardamom – 0.2 gm

Saffron- 0.1 gm

Almonds – 2gm

Pistachio- 2gm

Jaggery- 10 gm

How to make:

Heat oil or homemade ghee in a pan. Then add grated bottle guard and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Add milk & whole cardamom and saffron and cook till the milk is reduced and thick. Add grated jaggery to sweeten. Garnish finely shredded Almonds and Pistachios.

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