People with diabetes don't have to avoid sugar completely. It's a common misconception, but current advice is to balance sweet treats with other foods and not overdo it, not to eliminate sugar completely. From Is it safe for a person with diabetes to eat sweets?I know you mean well ,Vai101 - but please note this is a request for someone who is diabetic... your recipe with chocolate-chips (semi sweet or not) and marshmallow creme is not sugar free!
Carefully monitoring carbohydrate and sugar intake is vital when managing diabetes because of its potential impact on blood glucose, or sugar, levels. As a result, there is a popular misconception that people with diabetes must avoid all sweets and sugary foods.
However, it is still possible to eat sweets, chocolate, or sugary food, as long as it is part of a healthful diet plan.
While there is some nutrition in them, dates are loaded with sugar. People with diabetes need to be careful about how much they eat, just as they do with granulated and other sources of sugar.It's not fudge but as close as we're willing to get to it. Black bean brownies. Our friends ask us to bring those chocolatey fudgy things.
The next time you’re craving rich, chewy, densely chocolaty treat, make a batch of these healthy brownies. Cooked black beans keep them lusciously moist...www.forksoverknives.com
We make a double recipe of these often w/o nuts and use a dairy free dark chocolate chip. The date syrup (we call it date paste), is just pitted dates and water, heated, processed in the food processor. We use it as a sweetener with nutrition.
- 1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added black beans, drained and rinsed (or 1½ cups cooked)
- 1 cup pure date syrup
- ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- ¾ cup rolled oats
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- Unsalted pistachio nuts, finely chopped (optional)
- Vegan semisweet chocolate pieces (optional)