There is a common myth that people with diabetes should have a very strict diet. It is not true. To manage your diabetes you have to eat a healthy balanced diet that contains all the nutrients (proteins, fats, and, most importantly, the right amount of carbs). If you follow our diabetes-friendly recipes, you will find out more about not only healthy but also tasty food! Today let’s treat ourselves with awesome low-fat brownies!
Ingredients (12 servings)
½ cup all-purpose flour
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup white sugar
⅛ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (4 ounce) jar pureed prunes baby food
2 large eggs eggs
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8x8 inch square pan.
In a medium bowl, stir together flour, cocoa, sugar, and salt. Pour in oil, vanilla, prunes, and eggs. Mix until everything is well blended. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.
Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until top is shiny and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
protein 2.2g 4% DV;
carbohydrates 23.9g 8% DV;
fat 3.6g 6% DV;
cholesterol 31mg 10% DV;
sodium 37mg 2% DV.
Also, remember to check your blood sugar with a CGM system to see how fast your sugar goes up or down. And don't forget to secure your sensor with our Dexcom or Freestyle Libre adhesive patches!