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In between-meal diabetes friendly snacks

by IBD Medical on August 20, 2023

Healthy Snacks

Getting through your day without craving a snack or two in between meals is hard. With the festive season happening soon, and having sweet treats right under your nose, it can be more challenging to snack mindfully. However, there are lots of healthy options that you can consider as alternatives without compromising on the taste. Here are 8  suggestions that can help you snack without the guilt!  

Vegetables & Low Fat Dip - This snack idea is not only light and easy to make, but it is filled with plenty of nutritious values from the vegetables. It's a great low carbohydrate snack for you to enjoy both at home or on the go. 

Crispy Roasted Chickpeas - A great alternative to having a packet of chips, roasted chickpeas are simple to make and can satisfy your crunchy snacking needs at the same time. 

Rice Cakes with Cottage Cheese and Tomato - Simple and nutritious snacks don't have to seem boring. Consider swapping out toasts with rice cakes and have cottage cheese with tomato slices on top to add some interesting textures and flavours! 

Greek Yoghurt with Fruits - Greek yoghurt is low in fat and when paired with some fresh fruits, this can make for a great light dessert option! It can be an easy way to sneak in your daily fruit requirements too.

Air-popped Popcorn - Who doesn't enjoy crunching on popcorn? The good news is that if you air-pop your popcorn, they can become a guilt-free snack that is low in calories and low in carbohydrates. 

Almonds (or unsalted nuts) - Almonds contain plenty of good vitamins and minerals, including Magnesium and Riboflavin, and is filled with fiber to satisfy your hunger. You can roast them as well to change the flavour profile. 

Frozen Fruit  - This can be a mindful alternative to having ice-cream after a meal, which can satisfy your sweet cravings and provide a cold snack option that is rich in vitamins. 

Toasted Pita Bread with a Salsa Dip - Toast up 2 pita bread triangles and serve them with some low fat tomato salsa dip for when you're craving something savoury. 


Glucology brand storyRemember to always seek advice from your medical practitioner before changing anything about your diabetes management. The above information is not medical advice.

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1 comment
by Lorraine fielke on November 14, 2023

All looks great. Thank you, especially for the in-between meal snacks. I’m type 2 and coping ok, even while in Europe and England for 10 weeks recently.


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