Low Carb Desserts: Easy Dessert Recipes for Diabetics

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In honor of American Diabetes Month®, Atkins is sharing tips and recipes for low carb desserts perfect for anyone living with type 2 diabetes or trying to decrease sugar consumption. Living with type 2 diabetes doesn’t mean entirely eliminating desserts from your diet. Instead, type 2 diabetics should focus on making healthier choices to satisfy a sweet tooth. Picking low carb desserts can help your body avoid blood sugar spikes  and help regulate blood sugar levels. 

Use the following suggestions below to discover low carbohydrate desserts  for those on a low carb way of eating   to satisfy your sweet tooth while living with diabetes.

  • Make fruit the star of your desserts as long as you’re not in Phase One of Atkins. Blueberries, raspberries, cantaloupe, and strawberries are all good lower carb fruit options.
  • Look for sugar-free chocolate, syrups, gelatins and other baking ingredients when you grocery shop.
  • Eliminate  sugar-sweetened beverages, since these have been linked to higher obesity rates associated with type 2 diabetes.

Treat yourself to these low carb desserts on special occasions; or on average days, and be mindful of portion size and ingredients. When you’re craving something sweet, try one of these low carb desserts. They’re perfect dessert recipes for diabetics: they’re easy-to-make, no added sugar, low in naturally occurring sugars and carbs and can satisfy even the biggest sweet tooth:

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Disclaimer: Nothing contained on this Site is intended to provide health care advice. Should you have any health care-related questions, please call or see your physician or other health care provider. Consult your physician or health care provider before beginning the Atkins Diet as you would any other weight loss or weight maintenance program. The weight loss phases of the Atkins Diet should not be used by persons on dialysis or by pregnant or nursing women.