A popular misconception about diabetes is that it is caused by eating too many sugary foods. While sweets can and do affect your blood sugar, they do not cause you to develop diabetes. However, when you have diabetes, you must carefully monitor your carbohydrate intake.
This is because carbohydrates are responsible for raising your blood sugar levels. While you can enjoy sugary foods when you have diabetes, it is important to do so in moderation and with some understanding of how it could impact your blood sugar.
This includes sugars found in desserts. So, not to worry you can have sugar-free desserts too. We have a list of sugar-free keto desserts for diabetic people. Satisfy your sugar cravings with keto-friendly desserts.
Keto desserts for diabetic people-
People with diabetes can still enjoy something sweet from time to time. However, it’s important to know what impact certain foods can have on your blood sugar. The key is to manage portions. There are many recipes on the web today that is tasty and low in carbohydrates and do not use any artificial sweeteners.
What is a good dessert for diabetic people?
People living with diabetes can enjoy normal food – even occasionally desserts that are high in carbs. Sometimes, enjoying that one specific dessert you have been dreaming about is more important than having perfect blood sugar.
However, 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? The desserts on this list all have max. 20 grams of carbs per serving and some of them have a lot less.
List of low carb keto dessert for diabetic People-
Living with type 2 diabetes doesn’t mean entirely eliminating desserts from your diet. Instead, type 2 diabetics should focus on making healthier choices to satisfy a sweet tooth. Avoid blood sugar spikes and help regulate blood sugar levels by selecting low sugar and low carb dessert options.
1.Low carb peanut butter cookies-
These Low-Carb Peanut Butter Cookies are a delicious, healthy way to satisfy your cookie craving! They come together in 1 bowl with only 5 ingredients for a super easy treat.
- 1 cup smooth peanut butter (no added sugar)
- 1 large egg
- 2/3 cup erythritol
- 1/2 tsp. baking soda
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla essence
- Preheat oven to 350F (180°C) and line a cookie tray with baking paper. Set aside.
- Add the erythritol to a blender and blend until powdered. Set aside. If using a confectioner’s low-carb sweetener, you can skip this step.
- Add all of the ingredients into a medium mixing bowl and mix until a smooth, glossy dough forms.
- Roll about 2 tbsp of dough between your palms to form a ball, then place on the prepared cookie tray. Repeat until all dough has been used. You should end up with 12-14 cookies.
- Use a fork to flatten the cookies, creating a criss-cross pattern across the top.
- Bake the cookies for 12-15 minutes.
- Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 25 minutes on the baking tray, then transfer to a cooling rack for another 15 minutes.
- Calories- 140
- Fat- 10.4g
- Carbs- 4g
- Protein- 5.8g
2. Chocolate keto fat bombs–
On the keto diet and craving a chocolatey treat? Look no further than these Chocolate Keto Fat Bombs! They’re packed with five sources of healthy fat and contain only 2 grams of net carbs per serving.
- ¼ cup unsweetened Cacao (or Cocoa) powder
- 5 tbsp. natural chunky peanut butter
- 6 tbsp. hemp seeds (shelled)
- ½ cup unrefined coconut oil
- 2 tbsp. heavy cream
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 2 tbsp. Stevia
- Mix cocoa powder, peanut butter, and hemp seeds in a large bowl.
- Add room temperature coconut oil and mix until it becomes a paste.
- Add cream, vanilla, and stevia and mix until it becomes a paste again.
- Roll into balls. You should be able to make about 12 balls total
- Tip: if the paste is too thin to roll, put it in the fridge for 30 minutes before rolling.
- Roll in shredded coconut (coconut included in nutrition facts, but optional if you are not a fan).
- Place balls on parchment paper on a baking tray.
- Freeze for 10 minutes or put in the fridge for at least 30 minutes before serving.
- Store in the freezer or fridge.
- Calories- 194
- Fat- 16.8g
- Protein- 3.8g
- Carbs- 3.5g
3. Keto brownies-
These indulgent keto chocolate brownies are gluten-free, sugar-free, and come together in one bowl! They’re the perfect sweet treat for a low-carb diet.
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 tbsp. flax meal or flax powder
- Half cup coconut flour
- 1/2 cup cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup Stevia
- One-fourth tsp. baking soda
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 1/4 cup sugar-free chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- Preheat your oven to 350F (180°C) and line a 9-inch square baking tin with baking paper. Grease the sides of the pan with butter and set aside.
- In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the water, oil, yogurt, vanilla extract, and flax meal. Leave to stand for 15 minutes to allow the flax meal to start reacting and binding everything together.
- Once the mixture has started to thicken after 15 minutes, add in the coconut flour, cocoa powder, stevia, baking soda, and salt and mix until fully incorporated.
- Then add in the chocolate chips and walnuts and fold them in gently.
- Spoon the mixture into the prepared baking tin and spread the dough evenly throughout the pan. Press in some extra chocolate chips into the top of the brownies.
- Bake for 15 – 18 minutes until almost set, remove from the oven and allow to cool completely. Place in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours or overnight to allow them to completely set and firm up. Allowing the brownies to set in the refrigerator makes them delicious and fudgy.
- Calories- 210
- Fats- 18.8g
- Carbs- 9.3g
- Protein -3.6g
4. Strawberry granita-
This cool dessert is made with strawberries, sugar substitute and fresh lemon juice for a healthy and refreshing dessert.
- 16 ounces Strawberries
- 1 cup Tap Water
- 3/4 cup Sucralose Based Sweetener (Sugar Substitute)
- 1 tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice
- In a food processor fitted with a steel blade, purée the strawberries. Add water, sugar substitute and lemon juice. Pulse to combine.
- Pour mixture into a 9 by 13-inch baking pan. Place in freezer. Freeze 30 minutes.
- Stir with fork. Freeze an additional 1 1/2 to 2 hours, scraping with a fork every 30 minutes (mixture should be granular) and breaking up any large pieces.
- Serve in dessert bowls and garnish with mint sprigs, if desired.
- Calories- 34
- Carbs- 2g
- Fat- 0.2g
All of these keto treats are tasty enough to serve to people with or without blood-sugar concerns. What’s more, making your own diabetic-friendly desserts can be much cheaper than relying on store-bought options. Try out these recipes!
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