Great Snacks for Steady Blood Sugar Levels

on Tuesday, 20 May 2014. Posted in Gestational Diabetes, Nutrition

Through my journey with gestational diabetes these are the favourite snacks and small meals I have relied on to keep my blood sugar levels steady.

They can be useful for anyone who wants to kick lethargy, stabilise blood sugar levels and avoid overeating;

• One piece of fruit and a handful of almondsIMAG4609

• Trail mix – raw almonds, cashews, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and a few sultanas

• Carrot sticks and guacamole

• Celery logs filled with peanut butter

• Mixture of carrot sticks, celery sticks and cheese sticks

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• Piece of fruit and slice of cheese

• Glass of milk and handful of almonds

• Mini muffin

• Apricot ball, chocolate ball, citrus ball (homemade)

• Banana bar (homemade) topped with Greek yoghurt

• Greek yoghurt and berries, sometimes sweetened with stevia IMAG4792

• Greek yoghurt, grapes and sunflower seeds

• A boiled egg

• Scrambled eggs mixed with sliced tomato and parsley

• Egg, parsley and mayo open sandwich 

• Avocado on toast

• Avocado, vegemite and sliced tomato sandwich

• Rice wafer with ricotta and tomato or avocado 

• Falafel

• Raw broccoli or cauli florets, capsicum/carrot sticks with homemade hummus  

• Chick peas warmed with melted cheese on top

• Salad wraps 

• Pumpkin and kumara chips (homemade)

• Banana ice cream (blended frozen banana) with cocoa for choc version or berries for a berry version

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What are your favourite snacks that energise you and steady your blood sugars?

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