Also, *Sugar free pudding cup (Hunts are the best and only $1.00 for 4) *String cheese (with one carb, 12 grams, whole grain crackers) *Peanut butter on whole grain Crackers (low fat Triscuts and try PB2) *no sugar added hot cocoa (I love Swiss Miss) *Turkey breast with one slice high fiber bread *1/2 cup low fat, low sugar yogurt (Greek) like Yoplait 100 (Lime has best nutrition) *popcorn (air popped or measure oil) in appropriate serving size for your carb count It takes time to get adjusted to life as a diabetic. I test my blood a lot as a way of control! My insurance allows it and it is a way to make sure you are on track! I have been type 2 for over 10 years...you will get it! Good Luck! If I can help, just let me know!
my dad is a diabetic glad i got some ideas from this link
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The recipes on this site are good, or go to the diabetes org site. Get a referral to a dietitian, that is what helped us the most. It ain't fun nor easy in our culture, but you learn to live with simpler choices.
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as long as the carbs on these items fit within your plan for the day:
dry-roasted nuts hummus with veggies (carrots, tomatoes, celery) high-fiber, low GI fruits fresh salsa cheese pumpkin or sunflower seeds lunch meat/sausages yogurt skim milk (I put coffee and Splenda in mine :) ) avocado peanut or other nut butters hard-boiled egg
Hmmm...I don't snack much anymore. I drink massive quantities of herbal tea instead.
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You know I am not diabetic but I have found that eating along the lines of the Diabetes association recommendations is a great and easy way to stay on track.....especially with the no sugar aspect
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If you haven't searched our recipe site, there are some really great recipes that I was able to find simply searching with the word diabetes.
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Ive been diabetic for about two years now and well, not been so good at it! I'd really like to have a good group of snack ideas that are simple and easy to pull from. When I try to do well with eating I usually end up I a rut of eating the same foods because they are what I know. I'd like variety to help me stay on track. Any ideas?!
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