Sugar is an inseparable part of Diwali mithai. But what if you’re a diabetic and can’t enjoy those sweet delights? Well, ladies believing that diabetics can’t eat anything is a myth. Being diabetic does not mean that you have to give up on sweets entirely. There are many people who think that cutting out sugar delicacies will help them manage blood sugar levels. Therefore, one of the first things they eliminate from a diet is sweets. Turns out, it isn’t exactly sweet but the ingredients you use to prepare them can have a negative impact on your blood sugar level.
Anything with all-purpose flour and sugar is harmful to health and that’s why you need to be extra cautious when it comes to sweet intake. The solution? Using alternative ingredients will ensure you don’t have to compromise on taste or health! Hence, we have a few healthy recipes made out of honey or jaggery for your Diwali celebrations.
Here are some diabetic friendly sweet recipes that you can make for Diwali:
1. Apple Rabdi
Dietician Gauri Anand, clinical nutritionist suggests apple rabdi recipe to HealthShots for diabetes patients. She says, “Apple rabdi can be made with sugar substitutes or jaggery. In addition, you should use low-fat milk to prepare this dessert. This ‘Low Fat Apple Rabdi’ is a healthful and fruity opportunity to the conventional rabdi recipe. It is an extraordinary dessert choice for diabetics, cardiac sufferers or the ones seeking weight loss.”