Quick and Healthy Snacks for Diabetics and everyone
Easy and Healthy Snacks for Diabetics
Need to keep your blood sugar levels stable and keep your waistline from expanding? There’s no reason to snack on unhealthy, high fat and sugar ridden foods when you can snack on these delicious and diabetes friendly snacks!
1. Baked Chips and Salsa
Baked potato chips one ounce with all natural salsa is low fat, has potassium and lots of Vitamin C in the tomatoes.
2. Sugar Free Hot Cocoa
One cup fat free milk with a package of sugar free dark chocolate cocoa mix is packed with antioxidants and calcium!
Prepare on the stove with some olive oil and you can eat 2 cups of popcorn which has 45 calories.
4. Whole Wheat Crackers with Hummus and Tomatoes
Chickpeas help lower blood sugar and it tastes great! Twelve whole wheat crackers with one tablespoon of hummus and 2 tomato slices is yummy!
5. Mini Crackers and Veggies
One ounce of Low calorie baked snack crackers with one cup of your favorite low calorie veggie such as cucumber slices is perfect. Choose an all natural cracker and for more calcium, choose one with real cheese.
6. Multi-Color Peppers with Low Fat Dip
Packed with Vitamin C, dip one cup of any colored fresh pepper into 1/4 cup of low fat garden veggie dip. You can make your own out of low fat cottage cheese, greek yogurt or low fat sour cream.
7. Nonfat Plain Greek Yogurt with Fruit
Probiotics are great for your weight and will keep your tummy and digestive tract healthy and lots of calcium are found in the yogurt. Vitamin C from organic berries is a perfect topper.
8. All Natural Peanut Butter and Jelly on Whole Wheat English Muffin
One tablespoon all natural peanut butter with a tablespoon of sugar free jelly on top of a whole wheat english muffin will keep you feeling full!
9. Cantaloupe and Cottage Cheese
Cantaloupe wedge (1/3 of 1/2 melon) which has Vitamins A, C and folate topped with 2 tablespoons of low fat calcium rich cottage cheese is sure to put a smile on your face!
10. Strawberries Dipped in Dark Chocolate
Loaded with Vitamin C, 2 huge strawberries dipped in dark chocolate, which is lower in sugar, is a dessert snack!!