Diabetic patients are always advised to eat small frequent meals. The reason behind this is the eating larger meals may increase the blood sugar levels above normal range and in long run you will be more insulin resistant.
But most Diabetic patients are consumed what to include as small meals or snacks. So here I have listed 10 snacks which are healthy, nutritious, diabetic friendly yet tasty and easy to prepare.
1. Channa Chat-This is a healthy snack packed with fibre, vitamins and minerals. You can add Chickpeas, green gram, sprouts, chillies and any veggies you like. It is super tasty and healthy.
2.Roasted lotus seeds (Makhana)- It is a satisfying snack but healthy and low in calories. It is also very good in weight loss. It is a good source of protein, carbohydrates, fibre, magnesium , iron and zinc.
3. Vegetable salad- It’s a quick and easy snack, loaded with fibre, vitamins and minerals. Add lemon juice, chillies, flaxseeds and little masala to add more taste to this crunchy snack.
4.Buttermilk- This refreshing drink is low in calories and high in proteins. It provides vitamins, potassium, calcium and fats. It is a good choice in summers.
5.Vegetable soup- Healthy and easy to prepare vegetable soup is a great option for diabetic patients.
6.Chicken Soup- Yet another tasty and yummy snack, chicken soup! Low in calories and high in proteins makes it ideal for diabetics.
7.Upma- Upma with lots of added vegetables is a mouthwatering snack to consider. It is fibre rich and diabetic friendly.
8.Besan Chilla- Besan Chilla is a chickpea flour based snack. One can eat it just like that or one can stuff it with some greens or paneer etc.
9.Boiled eggs- It is a easy, simple and nutrious snack for diabetic patients. It is protein rich but low in calories.
10.Poha/ flaked rice- Flaked rice cooked with vegetables is a relishing dish and healthy, easy to make.