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30+ Sugar Free Dessert Recipes for Diabetics

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Discover our collection of sugar-free desserts for people with diabetes!

Finally, a place to indulge with delicious cookies, brownies, pies, or mousse with no guilt.

Plus, all recipes are keto desserts made with low-carb flour and sugar-free sweeteners to keep your blood sugar level on track. So keep reading!

Are Keto Recipes Good For Diabetics?

The Ketogenic diet and a diet to manage your diabetes have something in common. They are trying to reduce the intake of carbohydrates. Their goals, however, are slightly different. If you just started the keto diet, you know that your goal is to be in ketosis.

Ketosis is a metabolic state where your body turns your stored fat into ketones and uses them as energy sources. Since you have reduced your blood glucose, the muscles, brain, and other tissues in your body use these ketones,

With diabetes, the goal is different. Your body doesn’t produce enough insulin. Insulin is responsible for helping to store blood glucose for later use. As a result, people with diabetes tend to have very high blood glucose levels.

So the goal of managing diabetes is to keep that blood sugar level low. This is done through the consumption of low Glycemic Index (GI) / low GL (Glycemic Load) foods.

There has been some research to try to understand if the Keto diet can be useful for people with diabetes.

What Are Sugar-Free Desserts For Diabetics?

Diabetic dessert recipes are low-carb, sugar-free desserts.

Obviously, desserts for diabetics don’t impact the blood sugar level as much as regular desserts as they contain no sugar. Are keto recipes good for diabetics?

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How To Make Desserts For People With Diabetes

3 main ingredients help you create delicious diabetic-friendly desserts.

Low-carb flour

First, low-carb flour if it’s a cake or a cookie. As a result, low-carb, diabetic dessert recipes often use almond flour, coconut flour, or seed meals like flaxseed meals.

In fact, white-wheat flour is high in carbs and acts like sugar in your body.

As a result, low-carb, diabetic dessert recipes are made of high-fiber flours that don’t impact blood sugar levels.

Baking for diabetics means using low-carb flour but also healthy, low-GI sweeteners.

Low-carb sweeteners

Next, the choice of sugar-free sweeteners is crucial to keep diabetic-friendly desserts low in carbs.

It should be noted that depending on your diabetes type, your choice of sweetener can vary.

The sweeteners listed below are approved for type 1 diabetes and keto desserts.

  • Sugar-alcohols like erythritol. This is a very healthy sugar-free alternative made of fermented sugar. There is no alcohol or sugar left in the product at the end. However, it can be used in a 1:1 ratio to replace sugar in the recipe.
  • Monk fruit crystal
  • Monk fruit maple-flavored syrup
  • Stevia drops
  • Xylitol

Indeed these 4 sugar-free sweeteners don’t impact blood sugar and have a near-zero glycemic index.

On the other hand, sweeteners like honey, maple syrup, and coconut sugar have higher sugar content.

They should not be recommended in diabetes desserts.

Healthy fat

Finally, healthy fats help stabilize sugar-level when combined with protein. It can be listed as healthy fat, avocado, coconut oil, olive oil, and seed oil.

30+ Diabetic Dessert Recipes

All these sugar-free cake recipes for diabetics are low in carbs and 100% gluten-free.

Keto Vanilla Cake

This keto vanilla cake is the most delicious, moist, and buttery diabetic-friendly birthday cake. This is the most popular dessert for people with diabetes on this blog!

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1 Keto Vanilla Cake
4.70 from 761 votes
Keto Vanilla Cake an easy 1-bowl recipe for a moist and buttery dairy-free diabetic birthday cake with sugar-free buttercream icing.
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Keto Lemon Pound Cake

This delicious lemon cake contains only 3.9 grams of net carbs per slice, and it is a delicious treat with a cup of tea. A delicious diabetic dessert!

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4.72 from 557 votes
This keto lemon pound cake recipe has only a few ingredients and steps to follow. It doesn't require fancy equipment or ingredients and you will quickly and easily make this in 15 minutes.
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Keto Red Velvet Cake

This is the best keto red velvet cake recipe with a smooth crumb and delicious vanilla, cocoa, and buttermilk flavor.

Keto Red Velvet Cake
3 Keto Red Velvet Cake
4.71 from 222 votes
This is a keto version of the classic red velvet cake with a moist crumb and vanilla cocoa flavor, 100% sugar-free, low-carb, and gluten-free.
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Keto Blueberry Cobbler

Sweet, baked blueberries topped with a buttery, moist and crispy keto almond flour biscuit.

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4 Keto Blueberry Cobbler
4.73 from 83 votes
This keto blueberry cobbler is a juicy keto blueberry dessert with a moist and crispy buttery crumble biscuit.
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Keto Coconut Cake

This is the best keto coconut cake recipe, a moist, soft, fluffy crumb with an intense coconut flavor. This sugar-free dessert has creamy coconut frosting and crispy toasted coconut on top.

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5 Keto Coconut Cake
4.68 from 275 votes
This moist Keto Coconut Cake is perfect for any occasion,100% gluten-free, dairy-free and sugar-free.
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Keto Vanilla Mug Cake

This keto vanilla mug cake is a moist, single-serve almond flour mug cake, gluten-free, dairy-free, and paleo-friendly.

Almond flour mug cake
6 Keto Vanilla Mug Cake
4.75 from 71 votes
A 90-second almond flour mug cake with a delicious vanilla flavor.
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Keto Cinnamon Coffee Cake

An easy, moist, buttery keto cinnamon coffee cake topped with a sweet, crunchy walnut streusel.

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7 Keto Cinnamon Coffee Cake
4.71 from 440 votes
An easy keto coffee cake with cinnamon streusel.
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Keto Chocolate Cake

This almond flour chocolate cake is the best easy keto chocolate cake for birthday parties!

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8 Keto Chocolate Cake
4.68 from 146 votes
This Keto Chocolate Cake is a perfect cake recipe for a gluten-free birthday with a delicious moist dark chocolate crumb and almond butter chocolate frosting!
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Keto Snickerdoodle Cookies

Keto snickerdoodles are soft keto cookies with a unique cinnamon flavor and only 1.4g of net carbs per cookie.

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9 Keto Snickerdoodles
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Keto snickerdoodles are easy soft keto cookies with a delicious cinnamon flavor.
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Chocolate Avocado Cake

The chocolate avocado cake is a healthy fudgy keto gluten-free cake. A 100% Sugar-free, Low-Carb, and Paleo, easy diabetes dessert.

Chocolate Avocado Cake
10 Keto Chocolate Avocado Cake
4.66 from 163 votes
This Avocado Chocolate Cake is a healthy, fudgy, keto, and gluten-free cake. 100% Sugar-free, low-carb, and paleo.
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Coconut Flour Crepes

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11 Coconut Flour Crepes
4.68 from 106 votes
Coconut flour crepes are easy low-carb dessert crepes perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth with no guilt. They are delicious stuffed with yogurt, fruits, or nut butter. It is a 100% Dairy-free, paleo, and gluten-free crepe recipe that all the family loves.
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Chocolate Avocado Pudding

This chocolate avocado pudding ticks all the diet requirements. Not only is it a delicious sugar-free dessert for diabetics, but it is also dairy! An easy healthy sweet treat, 100% sugar-free sweetened with sugar-free maple-flavored syrup. It makes a silky smooth low-carb keto chocolate pudding, perfect as a diabetic baking dessert.

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12 Chocolate Avocado Pudding (Keto, Paleo, Sugar-Free)
4.72 from 50 votes
This Chocolate Avocado Pudding is paleo, keto, and vegan. An easy healthy sweet treat, 100% sugar-free sweetened with sugar-free flavored maple syrup (Monk Fruit) and low carb. Kids love it too! 
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Keto Cream Pie

Sugar-free Keto Coconut Cream Pie
13 Keto Coconut Cream Pie
4.72 from 28 votes
This Keto Cream Pie is a flakey buttery pie crust topped with coconut pudding and whipped cream. A dream keto dessert for coconut lovers!
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Raspberry Crumble Bars

A delicious gluten-free dessert with only 7 grams of net carbs per slice made with coconut flour and chia seed jam.

Healthy Raspberry Crumble Bars
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4.73 from 93 votes
Raspberry Crumble Bars are easy, healthy, keto, low-carb, paleo, and vegan breakfast bars. A delicious gluten-free dessert with only 7 grams of net carbs per slice.
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Low-Carb Peanut Butter Cookies

Low-carb peanut butter cookies almond flour, coconut oil, sugar-free. 100% easy keto gluten-free cookies with no eggs.

Keto Peanut Butter Cookies
15 Keto Peanut Butter Cookies with Almond Flour
4.81 from 162 votes
These Keto Peanut Butter Cookies are made with almond flour, peanut butter, and coconut oil for a sugar-free, 100% easy, keto, gluten-free, vegan cookie recipe with no eggs.
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Cookie dough bars no-bake healthy peanut butter chocolate chip bars with only 5 ingredients. 100% keto, low carb, sugar-free, gluten-free, and vegan.

Cookie dough bars
16 Cookie Dough Bars
4.68 from 74 votes
Cookie Dough Bars are delicious no-bake peanut butter chocolate chip bars made with only 5 wholesome ingredients. A healthy 100% keto, low-carb, sugar-free, gluten-free, and vegan bar ready in only 30 minutes to fix a sweet craving with no guilt.
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Sugar-Free Shortbread Cookies

Almond Meal Easy Healthy Keto Vegan Cookies NO eggs, NO sugar NO dairy. Only 4.4 g net carbs per large cookie.

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17 Keto Shortbread Cookies
4.79 from 69 votes
Easy 4-ingredient Keto Shortbread Cookie recipe with almond flour, gluten-free, egg-free, vegan, and paleo.
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Sugar-Free Fudgy Avocado Brownie

Fudgy Avocado Brownies are sugar-free one-bowl brownies sweetened with erythritol and ready in 20 minutes!

Keto Avocado Brownies
18 Keto Chocolate Avocado Brownies
4.79 from 123 votes
These Keto Avocado Brownies are the best keto avocado dessert recipe you'll ever make. They have a delicious, fudgy texture, a strong chocolate flavor, and crunchy pecan nuts. You'll love this easy one-bowl gluten-free blender recipe ready in a few minutes.
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Sugar-free Lemon Pie with Coconut Almond Pastry Crust

A delicious sugar-free lemon pie with a low-carb pie crust made of coconut flour and almond meal. It’s a super easy diabetic baking recipe!

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4.73 from 48 votes
This Sugar-free Lemon Pie is a delicious low-carb meringue pie with coconut flour pie crust and sugar-free lemon curd. Gluten-free, paleo, keto.
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Protein Crepes

Protein crepes are healthy low carb high protein gluten-free breakfast crepes made of 3 simple ingredients. A sweet clean eating recipe perfect for breakfast or post-workout.

Protein Crepes
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4.72 from 28 votes
Protein crepes are healthy low-carb, high-protein, gluten-free breakfast crepes made of 3 simple ingredients. A sweet clean eating recipe perfect for breakfast or post-workout.
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No-Bake Key Lime Avocado Pie

Avocado key lime pie is vegan, no-bake, and low carb. Healthy raw desserts with a coconut almond and cashew crust with no dates!

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4.78 from 76 votes
Keto Vegan Avocado Key Lime Pie is a healthy raw paleo dessert with a coconut almond and cashew crust. 
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Chocolate Mug-Cake With Coconut Flour

A 90-second low-carb mug cake made with low-carb flours and sweetened with stevia powder. Quick and easy sugar-free desserts for people with diabetes.

Low Carb Chocolate mug cake recipe with Coconut Flour. Only 4.7 g net carb per serve and 130 kcal., 9 g protein. Gluten free, keto, sugar free and paleo.
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4.92 from 74 votes
Keto Chocolate mug cake recipe with Coconut Flour and Almond Flour. A moist easy keto mug cake ready in 5 minutes to fix all your chocolate cravings.
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Chocolate Avocado Cookies

Chocolate avocado cookies are healthy fudgy chocolate cookies made of 5 simple ingredients 100% gluten-free, low carb, paleo, and sugar-free.

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23 Chocolate Avocado Cookies
4.80 from 152 votes
Chocolate avocado cookies are healthy fudgy chocolate cookies made of 5 simple ingredients 100% gluten-free, low carb, paleo, and sugar-free.
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Low Carb Lemon Cookies

Melt-in-your-mouth lemon cookies with coconut flour and almond meal, easy, healthy soft cookies with no butter. 100% Vegan, Keto, and Gluten-free.

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24 Keto Lemon Cookies
4.75 from 52 votes
These Keto Low-carb Lemon Cookies are easy 1-bowl soft keto lemon drop cookies with a tangy lemon glazing.
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Sugar-free Bounty Bars

Low carb bounty bars are raw healthy homemade candy bars 100% Keto + Sugar-free + paleo made of 4 ingredients.

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4.69 from 48 votes
Keto bounty bars are raw, healthy homemade candy bars 100% Keto, Sugar-free, and paleo made with only 4 ingredients. 
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Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

Ground chia seed pudding with Almond milk is a smooth chocolate peanut butter healthy dessert or breakfast. Easy, gluten-free, vegan, low carb, keto, and whole30!

Ground Chia Seed Pudding
26 Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Seed Pudding
4.81 from 109 votes
This Ground Chia Seed Pudding with almond milk is a smooth chocolate peanut butter healthy dessert or breakfast. Easy, gluten-free, vegan, low-carb, keto, and whole30!
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Sugar-Free Floating Island

A protein-loaded dessert made of eggs, milk, and naturally sweetened with stevia. Only 3 ingredients for a delicious, comforting sugar-free diabetes-friendly dessert.

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27 Floating Island Dessert
4.70 from 20 votes
Floating Island Dessert is an easy 4-ingredient French dessert recipe made of a light vanilla custard called creme Anglaise and topped with clouds of sweetened poached meringue floating on top.
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Cinnamon Mug Cake

Low Carb cinnamon mug cake with almond flour, 90 seconds microwave recipe. Keto mug cake taste like a cinnamon roll in a mug.

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28 Keto Cinnamon Mug Cake with Almond Flour
4.76 from 116 votes
Low-carb Cinnamon Mug Cake or cinnamon muffin in a mug is an almond flour mug cake perfect for fixing your cinnamon cravings.
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Keto Pumpkin Mug Cake

An easy Keto Pumpkin Mug cake, delicious as a Fall breakfast, and ready in only 90 seconds!

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29 Keto Pumpkin Mug Cake
4.61 from 56 votes
A soft spicy pumpkin keto mug cake, perfect for fixing your fall sweet cravings.
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Keto Zucchini Cake

A moist, gluten-free keto zucchini cake with wonderful spices flavors and crunchy pecans.

Keto Zucchini Cake Almond Flour
30 Keto Zucchini Cake
4.69 from 90 votes
A moist Keto Zucchini Cake with delicious spices, crunchy pecans, and cream cheese frosting.
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Keto Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft, fluffy keto zucchini chocolate chip cookies loaded with crunchy pecan, sugar-free chocolate chips, and spices for an amazing sweet keto breakfast.

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31 Keto Zucchini Chocolate Chips Cookies
4.74 from 64 votes
These crunchy keto zucchini cookies with chocolate chips have delicious spice flavors and crunchy nuts.
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Keto Strawberry Mug Cake

A moist vanilla cake with juicy strawberries and even better with a dollop of unsweetened whipped cream on top.

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32 Keto Strawberry Mug Cake
4.75 from 55 votes
This Strawberry Mug Cake is a moist keto almond flour cake ready in a few minutes and with juicy strawberries.
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Coconut Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

Those coconut flour peanut butter cookies with chocolate chips are easy 6 ingredients cookies keto, gluten-free and sugar-free.

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4.72 from 116 votes
These Peanut Butter Cookies with Coconut Flour are crunchy peanut butter, naturally gluten-free, low-carb, and ready in 15 minutes.
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Low-Carb Vegan Brownies

Low-carb almond flour brownies are an easy healthy sugar-free vegan brownie recipe with a deliciously fudgy texture.

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4.65 from 88 votes
These Keto Vegan Brownies are a simple, vegan brownie recipe that is therefore also egg-free, and dairy-free.
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No-Bake Keto Peanut Butter Pie

A creamy no-bake peanut butter mousse pie with a chocolate crust.

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35 Keto Peanut Butter Pie
4.70 from 110 votes
An easy low-carb peanut butter pie cream cheese recipe with no-bake chocolate crust and fluffy peanut butter filling.
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Keto Banana Pudding

An easy thick, smooth banana pudding with less than 1 gram of net carbs per serving.

Keto Banana Pudding
36 Keto Banana Pudding
4.74 from 68 votes
A delicious, creamy pudding with banana flavor and only 1 gram of net carbs per serving. Gluten-free, dairy-free option.
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Keto Brownies

The easiest keto brownie recipe, super fudgy, and made with almond flour.

Best Keto Brownies
37 Keto Brownies
4.63 from 72 votes
An easy keto brownie recipe with almond flour and 2.2 grams of net carbs!
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Keto Crepes

The Best Keto Crepes
38 Keto Crepes
4.74 from 49 votes
Easy Keto Crepes are thin, flexible, and perfect for a French-style Keto Breakfast! These keto almond flour crepes are also gluten-free and bring only 1.6 grams of net carbs per serving.
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Almond Flour Cupcakes

Nothing better than moist fluffy diabetic-friendly vanilla cupcakes to celebrate.

Gluten Free Vanilla Cupcakes
39 Almond Flour Cupcakes
4.79 from 107 votes
An easy Almond Flour Cupcake recipe with a moist vanilla crumb and delicious buttercream frosting. dairy-free, gluten-free, and keto-friendly.
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I hope you have found all the sugar-free dessert recipes for diabetics that you wanted.

To go further, use my Recipe Search to find other low-carb recipes for a low-GI dessert or any other meal!

Carine Claudepierre

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Carine Claudepierre

Hi, I'm Carine, the food blogger, author, recipe developer, published author of a cookbook and many ebooks, and founder of Sweet As Honey.

I have an Accredited Certificate in Nutrition and Wellness obtained in 2014 from Well College Global (formerly Cadence Health). I'm passionate about sharing all my easy and tasty recipes that are both delicious and healthy. My expertise in the field comes from my background in chemistry and years of following a keto low-carb diet. But I'm also well versed in vegetarian and vegan cooking since my husband is vegan.

I now eat a more balanced diet where I alternate between keto and a Mediterranean Diet

Cooking and Baking is my true passion. In fact, I only share a small portion of my recipes on Sweet As Honey. Most of them are eaten by my husband and my two kids before I have time to take any pictures!

All my recipes are at least triple tested to make sure they work and I take pride in keeping them as accurate as possible.

Browse all my recipes with my Recipe Index.

I hope that you too find the recipes you love on Sweet As Honey!

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    10 Thoughts On 30+ Sugar Free Dessert Recipes for Diabetics
  1. I am a diabetic looking for good easy recipes with ingredients that are low cost & most of the stuff I have in the cupboard without all the unusual things. I love to try new recipes that my whole family can eat, my husband thinks he has to have a dessert every night & loves sweet things like me! ????

  2. Hello . I was wondering if you had a low carb sugar free key lime pie recipe that is easy to make and no bake? If so I would really love to have that recipe please thank you so much.

  3. hii mam, my brother is sugar patient and i want to cook some desert for him. can you plz tell me such desert which is healthy for him?

    • I am not a doctor so I don’t give recommendation on what is good for anyone. But what I can tell you is that those recipe are made 100% natural sugar free sweetener, low carb which is usually well tolerated by any person with type 2 diabetes, if eat in moderation, still a dessert! Enjoy the low carb sugar free recipes on the blog. XOXO Carine.

  4. Hi. I tried making the zucchini tortillas for the first time this week. They did cook and sort of brown, but they did not look as golden color as the ones in your picture. Also, the inside did not seem to cook as much and was still like the batter. So the outside was dry and cooked but the inside was mostly uncooked. Where did I go wrong? I want to try it again!

    • Hi Mylene, my first question will be did you substitute any ingredient in the recipe? If the outside is cooking faster it probably means that the center of the tortillas was thicker in the center. Also another thing could be that you did not squeeze out all the water from the zucchini leaving some moisture in the batter that make it harder to cook. Finally if it is not golden and the outside crisp too fast it could be a too warm oven. Always cook on fan bake mode to ensure that the tortillas cook well evenly. I hope this help! It is a delicious recipe and I make it all the time without any issue so it should work for you too 🙂 See you soon on the blog Mylene.

  5. Thank you very much for this lovely feedback on my blog, it makes me very happy. I am so glad your girl enjoy what she read here. Have a lovely time making my recipes. XOXO Carine.


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