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Unread 08-31-2008, 07:04 AM   #1
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Default Diabetes help please

My MIL is coming for a Labor Day BBQ. She has diabetes and does not take care of herself when it comes to eating sweets. I am looking for a dessert recipe low in sugar that I can do on the Weber.

Thanks in advance for your ideas!
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I'm diabetic also. The only suggestion I have would be to replace sugar with Splenda. I know of no recipes, as I am not that proficient to attempt deserts, yet!

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Not sure if you can do it on the Weber...but my mom was diabetic and she used to eat spongecake with fresh berries.
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Keend, I have made the cheesecake recipe before and it's pretty good.
http://splenda.allrecipes.com/Default.aspx

If she really can't/won't watch what she eats you may be better off just going with some fresh berries and fresh whipped cream - you can use splenda to sweeten the cream. This will remove the temptation.
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It's not only about the sugar, it's really about carbs. Sugar is loaded with carbs but so are flour, rice, potatoes and a lot of other things. Dessert is tough for diabetics. Grilled fruit would probably be best but don't marinate it in sugar.
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Keep in mind that heat does nasty things to artificial sweeteners.
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Hope this helps you out.
diabetic dessert recipes - Google Search
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