Diabetic friendly blueberry lemon cake
Mmmmm - fancy something a little sweet? Nikki's delicious blueberry lemon cake is just the place to start!
Blueberries are also great for anyone with diabetes as they are low in carbohydrate. You can eat a whole cup of these blue gems and this is only one exchange, or 15 g of carbohydrate.
According to Healthline anthocyanins in blueberries have beneficial effects on insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism. These anti-diabetes effects occur with both blueberry juice and extract (PubMed , PubMed2 , PubMed3, ScienceDirect).
Click here to follow the recipe. (It makes enough for 6 serves).
There are also loads of other health benefits in eating blueberries:
- They contain more antioxidants than any other fruit of vegetable, and
- Are nutrient-dense and contain Vitamin C, Vitamin K and magnesium.