Here’s a recipe video for bruschetta without all the bread and carbs.
It’s great for diabetics or for anyone wanting to lower their carbs without sacrificing flavour.
This recipe video will show you how to make a vegetable lasagna using vegetable shelves instead of lasagna noodles.
It’s great for anyone wanting a meal with fewer carbohydrates and is diabetic friendly.
If you like bananas, you’ll like this rich and creamy dark chocolate pudding.
The bananas add some natural sweetness and the avocados create the silky texture. You wouldn’t even know there is avocado in it if we didn’t tell you.
- 2 large ripe bananas
- 2 large ripe avocados
- 4 Tbsp. maple syrup or agave
- 8 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process for a couple of minutes until smooth and creamy.
Transfer to a bowl and cover bowl with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or more to set the pudding. The recipe can be made the night before.
Optional: Add raspberries
In this video, learn how to bake simple, mouthwatering and buttery shortbread cookies that are low in sugar.
Known as a hipster drink, switchel is a refreshing drink made from apple cider vinegar, ginger and cane sugar.
This cocktail recipe uses:
- Unsweetened switchel,
- Mint, and a
The end result is a flavourful low sugar drink.
With this dessert, Alternative Food Network brings you something lower on the glycemic index.
Petra and Quincy show you how to make a cheesecake with:
- A shortbread cookie crust, and
- A light and airy cream cheese filling (see separate video for “Lower Sugar Shortbread Cookie Recipe” to learn how to make the crust).
The filling can be a gluten free dessert on its own.
This video is one of AFN’s audience submissions. If you avoid or are restricted from eating dairy, here’s a dairy free alternative.
Cashew milk is used instead of milk. Unlike other milk substitutes, cashew milk maintains a great pancake texture.