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Diabetes Friendly Recipes

Some of the SPLENDA® Brand's Most Popular “Diabetes-Friendly” Recipes!

September 9, 2015

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In previous blogs here on SPLENDA LIVING®, we have discussed how to incorporate SPLENDA® Sweetener Products in a variety of recipes. Many of the recipes found at also are considered “Diabetes-Friendly” using a badge that identifies them as such. The SPLENDA® Brand defines “Diabetes-Friendly” as containing less than 35 percent of total calories from fat, less than 10 percent of total calories from saturated fat, and no more than 45 grams of carbohydrate per serving.

If you would like to try some of the most popular and highly-rated “Diabetes-Friendly” recipes from, the stats have been checked and here are four among the top-rated! Enjoy!

Banana Raspberry Smoothie
The great summer flavors of raspberries can be enjoyed year ’round with frozen berries in a refreshing smoothie.
Makes 2 servings


  • 1 large sliced ripe banana
  • 1 1/4 cups unsweetened frozen raspberries
  • 5 packets SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener
  • 1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk


  1. Place banana in freezer for 10 minutes or until slightly firm.
  2. Process all ingredients in a blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Serve immediately.

Sweet Potato Orange Cups
Delicious either as a side dish or for dessert.
Makes 8 servings


  • 4 small oranges
  • 2 small cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 1/4 cup SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon orange juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped apples
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cup mini marshmallows


  1. Halve oranges and squeeze over small bowl to loosen centers and extract juice. Place orange halves on baking sheet. Set juice aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  3. Mix potatoes, SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener, SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend, cinnamon, ginger and orange juice together in a medium size bowl until well blended.
  4. Stir in the chopped apples and raisins.
  5. Spoon the potato mixture into the orange halves. Top with the mini marshmallows.
  6. Place filled oranges on a baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes or until marshmallows are lightly browned and center is warm.

Chocolate Yogurt Pops
Kids will love to help you make these fun frozen,
diabetes-friendly treats!

Easy Baked Apples
Enjoy as an easy
dessert or side dish with pork.

Check out more “Diabetes Friendly” recipes of all kinds at

Sue Taylor is a consulting nutritionist with more than 35 years of experience. She is passionate about sharing her nutrition knowledge and fondness for good, healthy food. Sue will put relevant information in consumer terms and provide valuable perspective to clear up misinformation and confusion about nutrition and food safety.

September 9, 2015  |  POSTED BY: Sue Taylor, MS  |  IN: Diabetes Management, Cooking & Baking


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