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There's no denying that diabetes is a pretty scary disease, but that doesn't mean you have to completely abstain from anything sweet just to keep healthy. Below are a few tricks to cutting down on the sweet stuff without cutting down on flavor.
Natural Sweeteners: Substitute refined sugar for natural sweetner. For diabetics, it keeps sugar levels even, but for other guys it’s a good way to cut calories from a meal. One packet has the sweetness of about 2 teaspoons of sugar.
Spice It Up: Depending on the dish, you can lower the sugar factor by substituting savory spices like nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, or allspice. Not only is it better for you, the combination of the spices make the dish taste richer.
Try Fruit Puree: Fruit purees make for great substitutes in desserts, marinades, dressings, or sauces. The natural sugars in fruit can add a sweet punch to any dish without messing with the texture too much. Many fruits like strawberries, pears, peaches are high in fiber, which slows the absorbtion rate of sugar into the bloodstream.
Add Honeycomb: Made from the nectar gathered by honeybees, honeycomb adds both sweetness with a little bit of crunch without spiking blood sugar levels. Can be used as a topping or sweetner in a dish.