The Easy Diabetes Desserts Book: Blood Sugar-Friendly Versions of Your Favorite Treats

The Easy Diabetes Desserts Book: Blood Sugar-Friendly Versions of Your Favorite Treats

by Mary Ellen Phipps
The Easy Diabetes Desserts Book: Blood Sugar-Friendly Versions of Your Favorite Treats

The Easy Diabetes Desserts Book: Blood Sugar-Friendly Versions of Your Favorite Treats

by Mary Ellen Phipps

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Overview

Healthy and Delicious Treats That Won’t Spike Your Blood Sugar— So You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It Too

Let registered dietitian Mary Ellen Phipps revamp your low-sugar dessert menu with sixty delicious recipes for cookies, brownies, cakes, pies, and more. There’s a sweet treat for every celebration and late-night craving! Desserts include:

Chocolate Cheesecake with Hazelnut-Spiced Crust
Key Lime Cupcakes with Yogurt Icing
Oatmeal Raisin Chai Spice Cookies
Peanut Butter Chocolate Freezer Fudge
Maple Pecan Pie with Almond Flour Crust
Fluffy Monster Cookie Bars

Each decadent dessert is high in plant-based fats, fiber, and/or protein, helping your body to slowly digest sugar and prevent blood sugar spikes. And the best part? Mary Ellen teaches you all the low-sugar ingredient swaps and secrets she knows, so you can reinvent your own favorite recipes to better suit your needs!

Packed with dozens of scrumptious, blood sugar–friendly recipes, this cookbook is the ultimate companion for any dessert-lover living with diabetes.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645675181
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Publication date: 06/07/2022
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 120,853
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Mary Ellen Phipps is the founder of Milk & Honey Nutrition® and the bestselling author of The Easy Diabetes Cookbook. She frequently appears on Houston-area television stations to share her expertise as a registered dietitian and is a contributing writer, recipe developer, and content expert for several online health and wellness blogs. Mary Ellen currently lives in the Houston area with her family.

Table of Contents

Why diabetes doesn't mean an end to dessert 9

Foolproof Strategies for Delicious Blood Sugar-Friendly Desserts 11

A Closer Look at Ingredients 12

What Types of Sugar and Sweeteners Are Best? 12

What About Non-nutritive Sweeteners or Artificial Sweeteners? 14

Working with Blood Sugar-Friendly Flours 14

When You Don't Have an Ingredient on Hand 16

Symbols/Categories 17

Not your average cookies 19

Crunchy Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies 20

Oatmeal Raisin Chai Spice Cookies 23

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookie Cups 24

Zesty Orange Sugar Cookies 27

Chewy Chocolate Cookies 28

Oatmeal Crispies 31

High-Protein Chewy Gingersnaps 32

Easy Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie 35

Pecan Praline Cookies 36

Brownies, blondies, & bars … oh my! 39

Nutty Balanced Brownies 40

Banana Cashew Blondies 43

Grain-Free Lemon Squares 44

Apple Pie Cheesecake Bars 47

Brownie Batter Energy Bars 48

Cinnamon Coffee Cake Bars 51

Low-Garb Magic Bars 52

Grain-Free Fig Bars 55

Fluffy Monster Cookie Bars 56

Let's celebrate with cakes & pies 59

Chocolate Cheesecake with Hazelnut-Spiced Crust 60

Chocolate Coconut Cream Pie 63

Funfetti® Birthday Cake 66

Simple Lemon Icebox Pie 69

Classic Pumpkin Pie 70

Carrot Spice Cake with Greek Yogurt Icing 73

Key Lime Cupcakes with Yogurt Icing 75

Maple Pecan Pie with Almond Flour Crust 79

Blueberry Bail Greek Yogurt Pie with Cashew Crust 80

Dessert for breakfast 83

The Easiest Healthy Cinnamon Rolls 84

Classic Blueberry Banana Bread 87

3-in-1 Breakfast Cookies 88

Low-Carb Pumpkin Bread 91

Lean Green Zucchini Bread 92

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Muffins 95

Creamy Chia Oatmeal Pudding 96

Single-Serving Microwave Coffee Cake in a Mug 99

Easy no-bake treats 101

Cherry Pie Energy Balls 102

Chocolate Peppermint Truffles 105

Oatmeal Cookie Protein Bites 106

Chocolate Chip Pecan Edible Cookie Dough 109

Better-For-You High-Protein Brownie Bites 110

Easy Chocolate Fudge Avocado Mousse 113

Almond Butter & Raspberry Jelly Bars 114

Fantastically frozen desserts 117

Healthy Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream in a Jar 118

Strawberry Lemonade Ice Pops 121

Frozen Yogurt Blueberry Bites 122

Cinnamon Frozen Hot Chocolate 125

Peanut Butter Chocolate Freezer Fudge 126

Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Fudge Pops 129

Mango Cream Sorbet 130

Cherry Vanilla Milkshake 133

Frozen Yogurt Blackberry Mint Bark 134

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip "Frozen Yogurt" 137

No-added-sugar sweet treats 139

Pecan Pie Protein Balls 140

Oatmeal Raisin Snowball Cookies 143

Chocolate Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates 144

Apple Dessert Nachos 147

Easy Rainbow Fruit Pizza 148

Banana Nut Mug Muffin 151

Cinnamon Roll Snack Bites 152

Peanut Butter Date Cookies 155

Acknowledgements 157

About the Author 159

Index 161

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