If you have been searching for great recipes for diabetes type 2 patients, you are at the right place. If you or someone you love has diabetes it is so important to eat the right foods. For most people, it seems that the change in diet, that comes as part of the treatment for diabetes type 2, is one of the hardest things to cope with.
The thought process is to automatically think that they can never really enjoy eating again. It is very similar to how a person feels that wants to lose weight and goes on diet, most of us know that feeling too well. No more of your favorite foods to eat. Your favorite restaurant is totally out of question. Your mom’s great dinners are a thing of the past.
The good news is that you do not have to live the rest of your life never being able to enjoy a great meal again. Your meals do not have to be bland or boring. You can still have the foods you love to eat, you just have to learn how to make them a little differently.
I want you to know that there really are recipes for things you may have thought you could not have any more, like Fudge, Cakes, Brownie, and Cookies. Sounds good, right? I’ll bet your thinking there is no way they could taste good and your right, they taste great!
BIRTHDAY CAKE FOR DIABETIC
2 c. tailored cake flour
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
6 tbsp. softened margarine
1 1/4 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. almond extract
1 c. sugar
3/4 c. milk
1/2 c. sugar-free strawberry jam
1 c. nondairy whipped topping
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two 8 inch round cake pans with parchment paper or waxed paper. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. With an electric mixer at medium speed, cream together margarine, vanilla and almond extract until fluffy. Gradually add sugar, beating constantly. Add egg; beat until mixture is fluffy.
Stirring with a spoon, add the dry ingredients alternately with milk. Stirring after each addition until batter is smooth. Pour into the prepared pans. Bake 25-30 minutes or until done. When cool spread the strawberry jam between the layers. Spread whipped topping on the top. Store in refrigerator until just before serving. For added color, you can add a drop of (your color choice) food coloring to the whipped topping before putting it on top of the cake. This cake is sure to please even those who are not diabetic.
Below is a delicious brownie recipe for diabetes type 2 that will certainly satisfy your sweet tooth.
2 c. graham cracker crumbs (approximately 24 crackers)
1/2 c. chopped walnuts
3 oz. semi-sweet chocolate
1 1/2 tsp. Sweet-N-Low (6 packs)
1/4 tsp. salt
1 c. skim milk
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Place all ingredients in a bowl; blend well. Bake in greased 8x8x2 pan for 30 minutes. Cut into 2-inch squares while warm.
The great thing about these recipes is, they are not only good for people who have diabetes type 2, but they are also good for anyone wanting to cut back on their sugar intake.
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