Recipes for diabetics

As you know, diabetes is not about sugar, its about carbs.  I have some favorite recipes that don't affect my blood sugars and are very tasty!  

Peanutbutter balls

1/2 cup all natural peanutbutter

2 cups unsweetened coconut

mix well, form into balls and keep in the fridge for quick snacks anytime


Homemade Chocolate

6 cups raw, unsalted cashews

4 cups coconut oil, warmed to liquid

2/3 cup xylitol

1/2 cocao or carob powder

mix in a blender, pour into a pan and keep refrigerated.  Cut into bite size chunks and eat anytime1


Some excellent alternatives for sweeteners that don't affect my blood sugar are

xylitol-can be used just like sugar

Agave nectar-use like honey