Satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping blood sugar in check!
Just because you have diabetes, doesn’t mean you can’t have dessert! It’s okay to indulge in treats from time to time, you just have to choose the right kinds! Selecting a low-carb dessert option is the way to go. This way, you can satisfy your sweet tooth without messing up your blood sugar! We’ve gathered 21 low-carb, low-sugar Skinny Ms. desserts for diabetics that will fulfill all the desires of your tastebuds.
Although sweets can affect your blood sugar and a high-sugar diet can raise your risk of developing diabetes, there are many other variables that influence diabetes development, including genetics and lifestyle. You need to closely track your carbohydrate intake if you have high blood sugar levels, prediabetes, or diabetes. This is because carbohydrates cause your blood sugar levels to rise.
While you can eat sugary foods if you have diabetes, you should do so in moderation and with some knowledge of how they may affect your blood sugar. Sugars found in desserts and sweets are included. Not to worry though! We’ve got the perfect dietetic desserts for you to feast your eyes (and tastebuds) on!
21 Dietetic Desserts
From this list, you’ll find there are so many ways to create delicious desserts without a bunch or carbs and sugar. Give these diabetic-friendly recipes a go to see for yourself! All of the desserts on this list contain a maximum of 15 grams of sugar and carbs per serving (but most have a lot less)!
Quinoa Almond Joy Bars
These Quinoa Almond Joy Bars are an awesome dessert to prep and keep on hand. At only 10 grams of carbs per serving, these high fiber bars will surely satisfy your chocolate craving!
Get the recipe: Quinoa Almond Joy Bars
3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cups
With only three ingredients, these low-carb peanut butter cups are a quick and easy way to fulfill your nutty sweet treat needs without messing up your blood sugar. They are packed with healthy fats, which is great for glucose regulation, as well!
Get the recipe: 3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cups
Our mini loaves of strawberry banana bread are a treat you just have to try! Even though they definitely pack in the flavor, each serving has only 10 grams of carbs (and 5 grams of sugar!)
Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn
This recipe makes for the perfect game-day dessert and is super easy to make. Using semi-sweet chocolate keeps the sugar content down, and popcorn is a great low carbohydrate grain for diabetics.
Get the recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn
Bell Pepper Candy
Bell pepper for dessert? You’d be surprised that this two-ingredient sweet treat is a delicious crunchy candy that clocks in at 12 calories per serving.
Get the recipe: Bell Pepper Candy
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
You’ll love these chocolate-covered strawberries for their simple flavors and low sugar components. Try this romantic recipe on your next date night!
Get the recipe: Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Skinny Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip
Instead of reaching for sugary sweet dips, try out this Skinny Peanut Butter Yogurt dip. It’s high in protein and tastes great with any kind of fruit.
Get the recipe: Skinny Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip
Clean Eating Almond Butter and Jelly
Always a classic, this nut butter and jelly combination offers your beloved delicious flavors while avoiding a high carb count. Try this yummy recipe for your next dessert or sweet snack!
Get the recipe: Clean Eating Almond Butter and Jelly
Baked Apple Chips
So simple and easy, these baked apple chips are a go-to snack or dessert! They have a not-too-sweet flavor and awesome, crispy texture. And at only 8.5 grams of carbohydrates per serving, diabetics can enjoy this treat with no worries!
Get the recipe: Baked Apple Chips
Skinny Nutella Spread
This Nutella alternative packs in that decadent chocolate hazelnut flavor without boosting your blood sugar. Try it as a fruit dip or spread on low-carb toast!
Get the recipe: Skinny Nutella Spread
Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters
These chocolate-nut clusters are low carb and chock full of healthy fats. Not only will they not bust your carb goals, but they will satisfy your hunger and cravings!
Get the recipe: Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters
Skinny Mint Cookies
It’s Girl Scout cookie season again, but instead of suffering the sugary consequences, try out our Skinny Mint cookies for the same great taste without all of the carbs! Much less than the original, this alternative has only 10 grams of carbs per serving.
Get the recipe: Skinny Mint Cookies
Peanut Butter and Coconut Crunchies
Try this healthy alternative to Zagnut bars for an indulgent low-carb treat. At 15 grams per ball, these energy-boosting bites are the perfect single carbohydrate serving for a quick sweet fix.
Get the recipe: Peanut Butter and Coconut Crunchies
Chocolate Strawberry Cups
Delicious and satisfying, our chocolate strawberry cups are the perfect combination of rich and fresh flavors, all while hitting your carbohydrate goals. Try them today for a delightfully sweet treat!
Get the recipe: Chocolate Strawberry Cups
5-Minute Peanut Butter Fudge
Rich, creamy, and low sugar! This peanut butter fudge offers an amazing texture and sweet flavor without spiking your glucose.
Get the recipe: 5-Minute Peanut Butter Fudge
In the mood for a fresh and fruity slushy without all of the added sugar? Try our Cantaloupe Granita for the perfect, low-carb frozen treat. Pro tip: swap out the cantaloupe with any other melon to change up the flavor!
Get the recipe: Cantaloupe Granita
No-Bake Lemon Berry Cups
You just have to try our spring-time lemon berry cups! They are the perfect combination of sweet and tart all offered in adorable little cups. And they’re very low in carbs, but you’d never guess it!
Get the recipe: No-Bake Lemon Berry Cups
3-Ingredient Pineapple Skewers
Sometimes fruit just makes the best dessert. These pineapple skewers are no exception! Grilling pineapple caramelizes the fruit and brings out tons of sweet flavors without adding any sugar.
Get the recipe: 3-Ingredient Pineapple Skewers
Light and Refreshing FroYo Berry Bites
These refreshing frozen yogurt bites are made with small amounts of sugar, high protein yogurt, and delicious, high fiber fruits. All awesome ingredients to make a delicious and diabetic-friendly dessert.
Get the recipe: Light and Refreshing FroYo Berry Bites
Holiday Ginger Spice Cookies
Our Holiday Ginger Spice Cookies are a decadent sweet treat for anyone to enjoy! With its warm flavors and low sugar content, this dessert will hit the spot.
Get the recipe: Holiday Ginger Spice Cookies
4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies
A simple, soft, and chewy recipe, these peanut butter cookies are great to keep on hand for a little treat. High in protein and low in sugar, this recipe is easy to make and great for diabetics.
Get the recipe: 4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies
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