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When you're baking muffins or quick bread or making waffles or pancakes, you can substitute applesauce (or pear sauce) or mashed ripe banana for a portion of oil. I generally sub 1/2 to 3/4 of the volume for muffins or quick bread, and about half for waffles or pancakes.
For the waffles or pancakes, make sure you've got a good non-stick surface.
When I have nearly exhausted all of my caloric intake for the day & still need a good sweet snack, I have Jello in the little individual snack cups. Sometimes, I'll also have a teaspoon of non-fat cool whip on top.
I have never liked Jello but for some reason, this satisfies my sweet craving & it's low calorie. 10 calories for the jello so you really can't beat that!
Use WHOLE GRAIN MIXES TO MAKE WAFFLES OR PANCAKES or buy wheat pancakes.Eating a plain waffle can raise blood sugar immediately, so add some nut butter with flaxseeds and/or fruit as the protein from the nuts will cause the sugar to be released gradually. Or simply top your waffle with a soft boiled egg.
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