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Nuts and seeds trail mix Life hacks for diabetics

Nuts and seeds trail mix

Crunchy, protein and nutrient packed snack. Add 1 cup unsalted pumpkin seeds, 1 cup almonds, 1 cup unsalted sunflower seeds, 1 cup walnut halves, 1 cup dried apricots in a bowl. Combine. Store in an airtight container. Enjoy one cup for a great snack. Add one date if you like, in your cup.

Fruit pita pockets Life hacks for diabetics

Wholewheat fruit pita pockets

Wholewheat fruit Pita pockets – this actually tastes great! You need 1/4 cup unsalted almond butter, 1 whole wheat pita pocket, 1/2 tsp cinnamon and nutmeg, half a sliced apple and banana. Cut the pita bread into half. In a bowl, blend peanut butter with the spices. Spread inside pita bread halves. Fill with apple…

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Veg snack packs Life hacks for diabetics

Veg snack packs

The best way to get your daily veggie quota is to make veggie snack packs.You are more likely to eat your veggies when you meal prep. While shopping, buy small carrots, broccoli, cauliflower and cherry tomatoes. So get four containers and in each one, add a handful of carrots, cauliflower/broccoli florets and tomatoes. Feel free…

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One cup diced watermelon Life hacks for diabetics

One cup diced watermelon

One cup of diced watermelon is about 45 calories, 11 grams of carbs, 1 gram of fiber, and 9 grams of sugar. It’s also a good source of both antioxidant vitamins A and C. So pretty to look at, too. Enjoy!

Yogurt and veggies Diabetes friendly snacks

Yogurt and veggies

A bowl of plain yogurt with raw vegetables is a filling and healthy snack. Add celery, carrots, broccoli, parboiled cauliflower and tomatoes to make a delicious snack rich in protein, fiber and calcium.

Chickpea salad Diabetes friendly snacks

Chickpea salad

For a high protein snack that will keep you full without spiking your blood sugar, enjoy one cup of roasted chickpeas. OR toss steamed chickpeas, chopped tomatoes, cucumbers and coriander with a dash of lemon juice. I call it a salad. You can call it whatever you want. So yum.

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