Preparing the Thanksgiving meal can pose a host of challenges: among them, how to cater to family members with dietary restrictions. Following a carb-controlled diet doesn't mean you're relegated to bland, boring recipes, and having diabetes doesn't mean you're forced to completely give up sweets. With a few modifications, smart portion sizes, and creative substitutions, you can feel free to indulge in these diabetic Thanksgiving dessert. Our collection of low-cal, low-fat, and low-sugar dessert recipes are bursting with flavor, so take advantage of our Diabetic Thanksgiving Recipes to further cut carbs so you can leave plenty of room for dessert.
Almond Butter Chocolate Truffles
You'll never crave a store-brand peanut butter and chocolate candy again with these homemade truffles. Made with almond butter and melted dark chocolate, you can add any toppings you like such as coconut, chopped nuts, cocoa powder, or dried fruit. Make a bunch of these to save in your fridge as a quick, sweet snack that won't make you crash later thanks to 8g of protein, 5.1g fiber, and little added sugar thanks to unsalted almonds, almond butter, and dark chocolate cacao.