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diabetic friendly dessert
Published By Beth Lueders on August 15, 2019

When you live with diabetes, eating dessert can be a bit challenging, but it’s much easier when you can choose from a number of delicious, low-carb diabetic desserts. We have selected 10 delectable desserts to help you cool down in the heat without jumbling up your blood sugar. Half of the diabetic desserts we list have less than 20 grams of carbs per serving. Simply click on the dessert title for the full recipe featured on the Diabetes Strong and Eating Well websites.

Raspberry and Banana Mousse

A silky smooth, chilled dessert packed with protein and fruit to help your taste buds and glucose readings chill out.

Low-Carb Chocolate Greek Yogurt Ice Cream

Look out chocolate lovers! For a sweet treat with only 8 grams of carbs per serving and 20 grams of protein, this frozen dessert will be the hit of the pool party and evenings in front of the TV.

Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles

Kids and adults love popsicles, but store-brand popsicles are typically little more than frozen, colored sugar. These luscious treats are sugar free and lightly sweetened with stevia extract.

Classic Cherry Crisp

In late summer, both sweet and tart cherries are at their prime and eager to help you make this wholesome fruit dessert.

Key Lime Mason Jar Cheesecakes

In less than 20 minutes, you can whip up these refreshing mini-cheesecakes and impress your family and guests.

Chocolate-Covered Prosecco Strawberries

Looking for a fun twist on traditional strawberries? The prosecco or wine turns these fruity wonders into tiny cocktail delights. You can also skip the alcohol and wow the grandkids.

Raspberry-Lemon Chiffon Icebox Cake

Layered to delectable perfection, this fruity, whipped topping dessert stands out from the ordinary any time of year.

Frozen Chocolate-Banana Bites

A classic that forever pleases the palate, these sweet treats make a quick snack or linger-over dessert.

Pineapple Mini-Fruit Pizza

In a lighter calorie rendition of fruit pizza, this simple recipe trades out a carb-laden crust with fresh pineapple slices. Yum!


Now you can enjoy the airy, coffee-flavored Italian dessert without the extra fat and sodium.

Author Beth Lueders

About the Author

An award-winning journalist who has documented stories in nearly 20 countries, Beth Lueders is an author, writer and speaker who frequently reports on diverse topics, including aging and health issues for both U.S. and international corporations.

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