Sweeten your life with this ultimate guide to diabetes-friendly baking
As anyone with diabetes knows all too well, it’s not easy to find sweets that won’t wreck your blood sugar! And it’s harder still to dodge the artificial sweeteners that appear in so many recipes and products.
The Diabetic Goodie Cookbook comes to the rescue, with more than 190 recipes for blood sugar–friendly baked goods—magically assembled with fiber-filled whole grains, little to no added salt or sugar, and no artificial sweeteners in sight. And these goodies are heart-healthy, too: They reduce your risk of high cholesterol without sacrificing taste.
- Crave-worthy cookies: Peanut Butter Cookies, Devilish Chocolate Bars
- Classic cakes: Raspberry Angel Food Cake, Chocolate Cloud Cake
- Perfect pies and tarts: Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie, Italian Plum Tart
- Plus carb-controlled cobblers, scones, muffins, puddings, breads, and more!
Each recipe calls for basic pantry staples and has easy-to-follow instructions to make planning ahead—and baking—simple as can be. With nutrition information and guidance on carb counting, food labels, and snacking, The Diabetic Goodie Cookbook helps you enjoy a sweet treat every single day.
About the Author
Kathy Kochan was diagnosed with diabetes at five years old. She regularly lectured and taught healthy cooking classes in her native New Jersey. In 2010, she passed away after a 22-year battle with breast cancer; she was a proud survivor of insulin-dependent diabetes. Kathy is survived by her husband, Henry, and her sons, David and Marc.
“A foolproof guide for both diabetics and anyone in search of a healthier approach to eating sweets.”—Publishers Weekly
“A must-have cookbook for those with diabetes or anyone who enjoys delectable desserts. The variety of recipes, cooking hints, and other helpful information make this book a classic.”—Felicia Busch, MPH, RD, FADA, LN, president of Felicia Busch Association and spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association
“For those who cherish a dessert or sweet treat as part of a healthy eating plan, this is a delicious collection of recipes, much more than a cookbook. The tips for preparation, cooking, serving, and storing make light and easy work in the kitchen.”—Nancy Cooper, RD, LD, CDE, diabetes nutrition specialist, International Diabetes Center, and author of Joy of Snacks
“The recipes are so tasty and work! These low-calorie goodies can be enjoyed any time of the day and allows you to satisfy your sweet tooth while still eating sensibly.”—Linda Hachfeld, MPH, RD, author of Cooking à la Heart and Gifts of the Heart