Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Diabetic Friendly Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

The food craving for a diabetic and a non-diabetic person is the same. It is human nature to crave for the things, he needs to avoid. The scenario very well matches to that of a diabetic person. His desire for having desserts is doubled instead. I can well understand this coz my father has diabetes. This does not mean that low-sugar meals have to be tasteless. He has a sweet tooth. I am sure you loved my diabetic-friendly pecan ice-cream
Oats are significant source of dietary fiber. Oats have earned reputation as widely used healthy breakfast ingredient. There is nothing more fulfilling than to wake up and have a bowl full of steaming hot oats. So healthy and so tasty. Today we have different ways of using oats to give you a satisfactory yet tasty meal. If you have diabetes, you must know that a small square of dark chocolate is enough to satisfy your sweet tooth. Did you know that snacking on unprocessed dark chocolate will help in controlling obesity and diabetes? If no then surely try this recipe to quench your craving.
1/4 teaspoon salt,
1/4 cup nonfat milk,
2 teaspoons vanilla,
1/2 cup low-fat butter,
1/2 cup dried cherries,
1 teaspoon baking soda,
Cooking spray as required,
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour,
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger,
1/3 cup whipped egg whites,
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon,
2-1/4 cups uncooked quick oats,
1/2 cup chopped dark chocolate,
1 cup Diabetic friendly sweetner,
1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce.
Preparation Method:-
1. Combine sweetner, butter, brown sugar, egg whites, applesauce, milk and vanilla in a bowl.

2. Mix with electric mixer until well blended. Stir in combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and salt.

3. Gradually mix in oats, cherries and chocolate until well combined.

4. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto lightly sprayed baking sheets.

5. Bake in a preheated 350 D.F oven for 10 minutes, or until light golden in color.

6. Remove from baking sheet and cool. Serve!

Happy New Year!

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