It’s Easter! And you know what comes with easter: chocolates and sweets. Imagine. Big, chocolate bunnies filled with ooey, gooey caramel. Or plastic easter eggs filled with yummy, chewy candy. Can you imagine it? Then imagine your blood sugar the next day as you take your medicine for diabetes. Not a very pleasant number, is it? Well, to avoid that big number, here are some diabetes friendly easter treats that you are sure to enjoy. This is especially good news for children with diabetes who don’t want to miss out on Easter treats!
Baby Chick Macaroons
Chirp chirp! These little chick macaroons are so cute, you might now want to eat them. They are easy to make and of course, they are sugar free. The recipe calls for goji berries for the eyes but you can just use sugar free chocolate chips instead. And if chicks aren’t your liking, you can change the décor and make rabbits instead. This awesome recipe s is not just for diabetics but for vegetarians as well. Check out the recipe here.
Fruity Easter Egg Basket
Your conventional easter egg basket is made of wicker or rattan and it is usually filled with chocolate bunnies, sugary candy and other sweet treats. But raise the red flag because what may be most people’s dream is every diabetic’s blood sugar nightmare. For a healthier and more creative easter basket, why not carve a basket out of a whole watermelon? It’s very easy to do plus your guests will be amazed at this display. After hollowing out the watermelon, fill it will sliced pieces of diabetic friendly fruits like grapes. It’s like having a giant fruit salad. You can check out the detailed process here.
Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Eggs
One of the top favorite treats by anyone is Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. The bad news for Diabetics is, this delicious candy has a very high amount of sugar in it. If you are a diabetic who loves this nutty treat, we have good news for you. We’ve searched high and low for an alternative recipe for it and we’ve come up with this egg-citing recipe.
What is a rabbit’s favorite vegetable? Is it eggplants? Is it broccoli? Nope! CARROTS! Don’t let the bunnies have the fun. If you are craving for a carrot based delicacy in time with the Easter, go and grab some of that orange veggie for this delicious variation of the classic carrot cake. Because these are cupcakes, not only do you get to enjoy a sugar free cupcake but you also get to portion control easily. Check the recipe here!
No Easter would be complete without a chocolate bunny or two. How do you eat your chocolate bunnies? Feet first or the ears? Well, the chocolate bunnies you purchase at your local supermarket aren’t great for diabetics because hey, hello sugar! We’re pretty sure you do not want to miss out on the fun so what we have is this delicious chocolate bunny you are sure to enjoy.
Easter is not just all about eating sweet and treats. It is all about celebration. Share these yummy treats with your love ones and if they want the recipe, pass it on and share the delight of having a sweet life.