We have plenty of satisfying biscuits and cookies, packed with energy-filled ingredients that are not too sweet, and low in sugar. Check out our entire diabetic friendly recipe collection for more tasty ideas.
Naturally sweet and moist, these make a great addition to a packed lunch. They are also a good way of getting the family to try some more unusual grains and seeds, and add new healthy ingredients to the diet.
These basic and versatile oatcakes are easy to make and can be enjoyed as a snack, with meat or vegetable dishes, or just simply with a little honey for breakfast.
The only sugar in these chocolate chip cookies is in the chocolate chips. Use chopped dark chocolate with at least 70% cacao for even less sugar. Chopped walnuts, which are especially heart healthy, can be used in place of pecans. These cookies freeze well.
This recipe makes 3 dozen healthy biscuits. Be sure you buy 100% gluten free oats, available from health shops. The recipe calls for tahini (sesame seed butter that you can buy in any large supermarket). Feel free to add chopped apples, dried cranberries, raisins or dates.
These nutty, moist cookies will cheer up mid-morning coffee or an afterschool snack. They are satisfying and packed full of healthy ingredients to restore flagging energy levels, without being too sweet. Barley flakes, which are slightly crisper than oatflakes, are available from most healthfood shops.