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Diabetic Snacks

Snacks are essential for Diabetic people. For such people snacks are a must to keep blood glucose levels as close to normal as possible and to help prevent low blood sugar level. They must be advised to carry Snacks with them wherever they go. However before you eating a snack, they must ask themselves whether they are really hungry or are they just eating for ‘fun’? As a diabetic, binging can be very harmful. Consult your dietician before following any advice doled out to you regarding the kind of snacks you can have because in many cases it differs from person to person.
Here are some easy to prepare diabetic snacks recipes.

Pizza Puffs

  • 1 (4 ˝ ounce) package reduced-fat refrigerator buttermilk biscuits
  • 1 ˝ tablespoon low-sodium or regular tomato sauce
  • Scant ˝ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ˝ tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Spray a small baking sheet with nonstick spray coating. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, mix the tomato sauce and Italian seasoning. Set aside.
  • Open the biscuit carton and separate the biscuits. Place them on the baking sheet.
  • With a small spoon, spread the tomato sauce and seasoning mixture on the biscuits, dividing the mixture evenly. Bake in the center of the oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Serve hot.
  • Leftovers can be kept tightly wrapped in the refrigerator for 1-2 days.


  • 2 cups Isomalt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • Pinch of salt or salt substitute
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 2 ˝ cups pecan halves
  • 64 perfect pecan halves (unbroken)
  • In a large kettle (about 8 quarts), combine Isomalt, baking soda, buttermilk and salt or salt substitute.
  • Cook over high heat 5 minutes, being sure to stir frequently and to scrape bottom and crevices of kettle. Cook to 234 degrees F. on a candy thermometer.
  • Remove from heat. Add margarine and 2-1/3 cups pecan halves.
  • Cook stirring continuously to soft ball stage. Remove and let stand just a minute or two.
  • Then with a spoon, beat until thickened and creamy.
  • Immediately drop by 2" tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper or a cookie sheet. Dot with perfect pecans. Press pecan into each piece of candy.