Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Chocolate-Almond Crispy Treats

August 27, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is Chocolate-Almond Crispy Treats. The Treats are made using Gluten-Free Crisp Brown Rice Cereal, Almonds, Light Corn Syrup, Almond Butter, Brown Sugar, Unsweetened Cocoa Powder, Salt, and Semisweet Chocolate Chips. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Chocolate-Almond Crispy Treats
Why get store-bought when you can go with homemade? These chocolate delights are sure to satisfy — and they’re gluten free, to boot. Crispy brown rice cereal serves as the perfect base for chocolate chips, almond butter, toasted almonds and cocoa for a treat that can’t be beat!

6 cups gluten-free crisp brown rice cereal
1 1/2 cups sliced almonds, toasted*
1 cup light corn syrup
1/3 cup almond butter
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Yield: 24 bars
Serving size: 1 bar

1 – Line 13×9-inch baking pan with parchment paper. Spray with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Combine rice cereal and almonds in large bowl; set aside.

3 – Combine corn syrup, almond butter, brown sugar, cocoa, and salt in large saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat 5 minutes or until mixture is smooth and just begins to boil across surface. Remove from heat.

4 – Immediately stir cereal mixture into saucepan. Gently fold in chocolate chips. Press firmly into prepared pan. Let stand 1 hour or until set. Cut into bars.

*Note: To toast almonds, spread in single layer in heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes or until nuts are lightly browned, stirring frequently.
Nutrition Information:
Calories: 170 calories, Carbohydrates: 27 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 45 mg, Fiber: 2 g

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It’s Nuts I tell you………ALMOND BUTTER

September 7, 2017 at 5:51 AM | Posted in nuts, NUTS COM | Leave a comment
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This week from the nuts.com website (https://nuts.com/) its Almond Butter. A delicious alternative to Peanut Butter, Almond Butter! Excellent source of protein, fiber and antioxidants. The Almond Butter is just one of many healthy and delicious items that you can choose from at the nuts website (https://nuts.com/). Choose from items like; NUTS, DRIED FRUIT, CHOCOLATES and SWEETS, SNACKS, COFFEE AND TEA, COOKING AND BAKING, and GIFTS. Most items can be purchased in small amounts or in bulk. Plus there’s FREE shipping on orders over $59, see for details. Now more on the Almond Butter. Enjoy and Eat Healthy!



We never thought we’d say it, but it’s time for peanut butter to step aside! Made from almonds and nothing more, our delicious almond butters contain no additives to get in the way of pure nutty flavor. Crunchy or smooth, the texture doesn’t matter because this super-healthy spread is tasty as can be.

Almond butter is a nutritional leader packed with more calcium, iron, healthy fats, and vitamin E per serving than its peanut cousin. It’s also an excellent source of protein, fiber and antioxidants, so be sure to stock up!

Feel free to generously slather almond butter over absolutely everything – sliced toast, sandwiches, muffins, freshly cut veggies, and pieces of fruit. Almond butter lends a creamy consistency to smoothies and moistness to your baked goods, too. And we won’t blame you if you decide to eat it by the spoonful right out of the jar!

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