One of the worst nightmares of diabetic patients is to live a “sugar-free” life. It’s even more excruciating for particularly those patients who have a huge sweet-tooth that ache for desserts. Moreover, high added sugar content in your diet can affect your heart’s health by reducing your good cholesterol levels and elevating the levels of LDL or triglycerides.
Desserts with high sugar content can bring upon a disaster to your health by welcoming symptoms of obesity. Hence, you better analyze what’s on your platter before consuming them for maintaining a healthy life and avoiding offensive health conclusions.
The article provides you with some easy-made recipes of low-sugar desserts, which contain 3 grams or less amount of sugar per serving.
The list given below is of some low-sugar content desserts and their respective preparatory methods in order to aid you in your quest for a perfect health:
Nutty Carrot Cakes
The beautiful dessert is loaded with nuts, carrots and pumpkin pie spice. Its generous covering of downy, cream cheese frosting will surely steal your heart.
Firstly, preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. A foil has to be lined with 9x9x2 inch baking pan and it is to be coated with nonstick cooking spray and kept aside. Then, prepare a mixture of wheat flour, all-purpose flour, pumpkin pie spice, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
To the mixture add chopped carrots, ½ cup of nuts, oil, eggs and milk. The blend is stirred properly and evenly spread over the baking pan. Bake the blend for 15 to 18 minutes and lift the uncut bars out of the pan and sprinkle Cream Cheese frosting on the top to add further tinge of taste to the dessert. Cut it into 20 bars.
Peanut butter and Pretzel truffles
If you are craving for a perfect combination of sweet and salty, this is The One.
Prepare a blend of peanut butter and pretzel in a bowl and chill the mixture in the freezer for about 15 minutes until it becomes hard. Then, the peanut butter mixture has to be rolled into 20 balls.
The balls have to be laid on the baking sheet layered with wax paper and frozen for about 1 hour. Then, they are rolled in melted chocolate and refrigerated for half an hour until the chocolate gets layered on the balls. Your delicious dessert is ready to be served.
Tropical Fruit Ice
If you want to taste the magical combination of intense flavors in this exotic ice you should definitely try this at home. Create a concoction of passion fruit concentrate, lime juice and water and pour the mixture into an ice-cream maker and freeze accordingly. You can serve immediately or leave it for hardening in a storage container for 1 to 1 and 1/2 hours. Top it with toasted coconut and fresh, chopped tropical fruits.
Coconut-crusted banana along with cocoa can be a perfect twist of taste for you and your family. Coconut and cocoa are to be placed in their respective plates. The banana slices would have to be rolled in cocoa, the excess shred off and dipped in the coconut to prepare this showstopping dessert.
These preparations with their exquisite blend of flavors can guide you to your regular low-calorie diet without compromising with diminishing taste of dishes.
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