Peanut Butter: A Healthy Breakfast/Snack Option for Diabetics

Diabetics have a great option to add to their diet. Peanut/Peanut Butter is found to be low on Glycemic Index, which implies that it will not spike up your sugar level and is a healthy energy option. The trick is to keep the portion control in mind.

Peanut Butter Calorie Count

100gm: 588 calories

1tbsp: 90 calories

Homemade Peanut Butter Recipe:

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 cups Roasted, Unsalted Peanuts
  • 6 packets Natural Sweetener (steviaTruvia, etc.)
  • ⅛ tsp Salt (or to taste)
  • 1 tbs Coconut Oil

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a food processor, add all of the ingredients. Pulse until crumbly and flour-like, then grind constantly until the mixture is smooth and buttery, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed (depending on the processor you use, this could take anywhere from 5-15 minutes).
  2. Pour the mixture into jars, seal tightly, and refrigerate to store.

Peanut Butter Toast

Delicious and EASY Healthy Homemade Peanut Butter made sugar free, low carb, high protein, gluten free, dairy free, and vegan! Healthy Dessert Recipes on the Desserts With Benefits blog (www.DessertsWithBenefits.com)

Spread a tbsp of peanut butter to a toast of whole wheat bread for that easy and quick breakfast or a fix a quick evening snack.

 

Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • Sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper and set aside. In a medium bowl, stir together the 1 cup sugar, the peanut butter, and egg until well mixed. Using your hands, roll peanut butter mixture into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Flatten each ball slightly with a drinking glass that has been lightly greased and dipped in sugar. Lightly grease a small star-shaped cookie cutter; dip in sugar. Press into the center of each cookie.
  2. Bake about 9 minutes or until edges are set and bottoms are lightly browned. Makes 36 cookies.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 36
PER SERVING: 66 cal., 4 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 6 mg chol., 35 mg sodium, 7 g carb. (6 g sugars), 2 g pro.

 

 

Do leave your comments and share your peanut butter recipe ideas for our sweet people.

Till next time!

Love,

 

Recipe Credit:

https://dessertswithbenefits.com/healthy-homemade-peanut-butter/

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/peanut-butter-cookies

 

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